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July 26, 2016

New Managing Director for Fugro Geoservices in UK

Ross Stevens has been appointed MD of Fugro GeoServices Ltd, the UK based site characterisation specialist.

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July 26, 2016

Fire in Dartford Tunnel: FOGTEC Firefighting System released successfully

On 2nd of July a car caught fire in the Dartford Tunnel (M25 Motorway, London UK). People trapped in the incident videoed the situation and reported instantly what they saw.

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July 26, 2016

Anglo American Management Team Restructuring

Anglo American plc announces the appointment of Themba Mkhwanazi as CEO of Kumba Iron Ore limited following Norman Mbazima’s decision to step down after four years to focus on his role as Deputy Cha...

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July 26, 2016

Australia: Program Launch to help Women succeed in Resources Sector

A program to help women develop their careers in Queensland’s resources sector begins in Brisbane tomorrow (Wednesday).The Women in Resources Mentoring Program will be officially launched tomorrow nig...

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July 25, 2016

RPM announces new Scheduling Product – Stratigraphic Metals XPAC Solution

RungePincockMinarco (ASX:RUL) [RUL] has today announced the expansion of its suite of commodity based mine scheduling software solutions, through the launch of Stratigraphic Metals XPAC Solution™.

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July 24, 2016

Midtown Tunnel in Virginia opens to One Lane of Traffic six Months ahead of Schedule

Parsons, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation, is pleased to announce that one westbound lane of traffic is now open in the new, 4,300‑ft-long Midtown Tunnel under the Elizabe...

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July 22, 2016

Obermeyer commissions Turbines for Ball Mountain and Townshend Hydroelectric Projects in Vermont

Obermeyer has provided in-house-designed water turbines for a 2.2 MW power plant on the Ball Mountain Dam in Jamaica, VT and a 0.9 MW power plant on the Townshend Dam in Townshend, VT.

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July 22, 2016

Alacer Gold announces further Exploration Results for the Çöpler District in Turkey

Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer" or the "Company") [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] is pleased to announce drilling results through May 31, 2016 from the Company's 2016 Çöpler District exploration program in Turkey...

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July 21, 2016

Tensar appoints Senior Application Technology Manager based in Cyprus

Tensar has strengthened its global geotechnical expertise with the appointment of Andrew Lees as Senior Application Technology Manager.

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July 21, 2016

ABB SmartVentilation delivers Worker Safety and Energy Savings at the Boliden Kankberg Gold Mine in Sweden

Ventilation on Demand provides fresh air for workers while delivering ventilation energy savings of 54% and air heating energy savings of 21% during first year of use

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July 21, 2016

Queensland's Exploration Plan provides Certainty and clear Vision for Explorers

Queensland’s peak resources sector body has welcomed news of more consistency in the release of land for exploration by the Queensland Government. Minister for State Development and Natural Resources ...

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July 20, 2016

Anglo American Q2 2016 Production Report

Anglo American plc Production Report for the second quarter ended 30 June 2016 was published today.

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July 20, 2016

Sika expands Production Site in Bludenz, Austria

Sika is investing around CHF 2.2 million in the expansion of its production site in Bludenz, Austria. A new warehouse and a new manufacturing line for waterbars is being added to the existing site.

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July 20, 2016

Underpinning Development of the Amaroo and Lockerbie Main Sewer Project in Northern Melbourne in Australia

The Amaroo and Lockerbie Main Sewer Project, currently being constructed by Yarra Valley Water, involves building of critical sewerage infrastructure to service proposed developments between Craigiebu...

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July 20, 2016

Boliden's Q2: Good Production Levels and strong Cash Flow

  Boliden’s second quarter was characterised by good production levels, in spite of variations between the individual mines and comprehensive maintenance shutdowns at the smelters. Revenues totalled ...

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July 18, 2016

Sandvik to divest its Mining Systems Operations

Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its Mining Systems operations, reported in the Sandvik income statement as discontinued operations, to the private equity company CoBe Capital. Sandvik will m...

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July 18, 2016

Balfour Beatty Triumph at Ground Engineering Awards 2016

Balfour Beatty has been awarded Project of the Year with a Geotechnical Value of over £3 million at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016. The award recognises the work undertaken to stabilise a historic...

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July 18, 2016

Cimic's Leighton Asia awarded Tseung Kwan O – Lam Tin Tunnel Project in Hong Kong

Cimic Group company Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited (‘Leighton Asia’), in joint venture with China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited, has been awarded an A$1.58 billion1 (HK$9 bil...

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July 18, 2016

Alacer Gold comments on recent Events in Turkey

Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer" or the "Company") reports that after initiating our contingency plans, the Company is able to confirm that all personnel have been accounted for and are safe. All activitie...

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July 15, 2016

Mott MacDonald to provide Engineering Services to Alghanim International, Kuwait

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Alghanim International to provide multidisciplinary engineering services for the onshore construction of remote header manifolds (RHM) in the south and east of Kuw...

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Hatch features Canadian Hydroelectric Project near the Parliament Hill in Ottawa

July 15, 2016

Hatch features Canadian Hydroelectric Project near the Parliament Hill in Ottawa

Photo: Rendering of the new Chaudière site, including the new generating station and viewing platforms for greater public access (Source: Hatch)Canadian Consulting Engineer Hatch features Chaudière ...

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Highways England launches BIM Component Library

July 15, 2016

Highways England launches BIM Component Library

A snapshot of some of the 3D BIM models available (Source: Costain) Highways England has launched a new Digital Component Library (DCL), which houses digital content like 3D Building Information Mo...

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July 15, 2016

Jerbanverket begins new Era in Norway

Thanks to more money for maintenance, Jernbaneverket now has the opportunity to think along new lines when planning. Entire sections can now be renewed for faster and greater benefits. 2015 was the fi...

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Crossrail: Platforms completed at new Liverpool Street Station

July 14, 2016

Crossrail: Platforms completed at new Liverpool Street Station

More than 500 platform sections prefabricated near Sheffield and pieced together over 30 metres below ground Platforms now complete at all central London Elizabeth line stations with just Whitech...

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July 14, 2016

Ivanhoe Mines begins permanent sinking Work on Shaft 1 at the Platreef Mine in South Africa

Mine-building enters new phase with start of permanent sinking work on first shaft at Ivanhoe Mines’Platreef platinum-group metals, nickel, copper and gold project in South Africa

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July 14, 2016

Sika opens new Production Plant in Australia

With the opening of a new production plant in Bibra Lake near Perth, Sika is paving the way for future growth in Western Australia. The new site will increase capacities for concrete admixtures and sy...

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July 13, 2016

Brenner Tunnel: Salini Impregilo begins work under Isarco River

A new step towards the construction of the Brenner Base Tunnel has been taken. At an inaugural event attended by local and national officials along with representatives of the companies involved in th...

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July 13, 2016

Swedish State confirms Vattenfall’s Lignite Divestment

On April 18, 2016 Vattenfall submitted the proposal to sell its German lignite operations to Czech energy company EPH and its financial partner PPF Investments to its owner, the Swedish State. After h...

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July 13, 2016

ThyssenKrupp: Management Changes

Michael Höllermann and Johan P. Cnossen are to join the management board of the Industrial Solutions business area effective August 1, 2016.

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July 13, 2016

RPM announces Release of Talpac 11 to improve Mining Fleet Productivity

RungePincockMinarco Limited (ASX: RUL) [RPM] has today announced the release of Talpac 11. With this release, Talpac offers innovative and dynamic user interface enhancements as well as an expansion o...

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July 12, 2016

Introducing Live Haulage: Scheduling and Haulage unified in a single Mine Planning Product

Hexagon Mining today releases Atlas 3.3, complete with Live Haulage, a major software enhancement that allows easy design, set-up, and management of a haulage network.

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July 12, 2016

Aker Solutions wins Engineering Contract in Vietnam from Idemitsu Oil and Gas

  Aker Solutions secured a contract from Idemitsu Oil and Gas Co., Ltd. to provide engineering services for the development of oil and gas resources in the Nam Con Son basin offshore Vietnam.

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July 12, 2016

Ivanhoe Mines receives second Installment Payment from Zijin Mining Group in the Kamoa Copper Project in D.R. Congo

Ivanhoe Mines (TSX:IVN) announced that it has received the second installment of US$41.2 million owing from a subsidiary of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. as part of a strategic co-development agreement...

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July 11, 2016

New Heraeus Recycling Facility for spent reforming Catalysts offer Indian Petrochemical Industry more efficient Process to recover Precious Metals

Heraeus, one of the world’s largest recyclers of reforming catalyst, has opened a new facility in India to recover precious metals from spent petroleum catalysts. The new site in Udaipur/Rajasth...

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July 11, 2016

Schlumberger Acquires Omron Oilfield and Marine, Inc.

Strengthening control systems capabilities for integrated well construction Schlumberger recently announced that it has acquired Omron Oilfield and Marine, Inc., a U.S.-based OMRON Corporation group ...

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July 11, 2016

IAEA: Gearing up to Uranium Mining, Botswana Establishes Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring

What do elephant dung and gold mine tailings have in common? Both provide excellent samples to establish the level of naturally occurring radioactivity in Botswana’s efforts to define baseline levels ...

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Herrenknecht: Speedy Pipeline Connection in Australia

July 07, 2016

Herrenknecht: Speedy Pipeline Connection in Australia

In just three months Australian drilling contractor Dunstans Construction Group installed a 700-meter-long pipeline in Anglesea (Victoria). A 250 tonne HDD Rig from Herrenknecht played a key role in t...

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Beyond the Highway – Bosch is boosting its Commercial Vehicle and Off-road Business with a dedicated Organization

July 07, 2016

Beyond the Highway – Bosch is boosting its Commercial Vehicle and Off-road Business with a dedicated Organization

As the top management of Bosch thought long and hard about new strategic business fields, the field of commercial vehicle and off-road (CVO) was still no more than a promising idea. Market studies sho...

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Tyco: New MX 32 Gas Detection Controller Now Available

July 06, 2016

Tyco: New MX 32 Gas Detection Controller Now Available

Designed to meet SIL1 requirements, the new MX 32 is a compact, low-profile controller that continuously monitors gas detection. It uses the same platform as the MX 43 that has already proven to be a ...

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July 06, 2016

Embattled Alpha Natural surrenders Coal Reserves in Westmoreland and Fayette Counties

Alpha Natural Resources, a Virginia-based coal miner working to reorganize itself under bankruptcy protection, has struck a deal with several environmental groups in which it will surrender some 53 mi...

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July 06, 2016

Endomines Gold Production Q2/2016

Endomines reports production results for the second quarter of 2016. Total gold production amounted to 73.7 kg, which was a clear improvement from the previous period and according to plan.

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July 05, 2016

Kamoa Copper Project: New metallurgical Tests of Core Drills indicate easy Processing and good Recovery

Excellent copper recoveries and concentrate grades confirmed by preliminary metallurgical tests of drill core from Kakula Discovery at the Kamoa Project in D.R. Congo Results indicate copper mine...

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July 05, 2016

Dätwyler: Premier Farnell Publication of Scheme Document

On 14th June 2016 Datwyler Technical Components UK Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dätwyler Holding AG, announced the proposed terms of a recommended cash offer for Premier Farnell plc to be eff...

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July 04, 2016

QRC’s Michael Roche announces Intention to step down in late 2016

The Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), Michael Roche, has announced his intention to step down later this year, after more than 11 years in the role.

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July 04, 2016

Successful Tunnel Cut-through in Düsseldorf for new Rhine Culvert to Sewage Treatment Plant Klärwerk Nord

  After around three months of tunnelling operation, the pipe jacking machine reached its target on the Meerbusch side of the Rhine on 11 May 2016. The German technology provider DMT, commissioned by...

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July 01, 2016

Anglo American: Board Changes

Anglo American plc announces that Ray O’Rourke, a non-executive director, has notified the Board of his intention to step down after more than six years, in order to concentrate on his business comm...

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July 01, 2016

Petropavlovsk: Director Retirement and Board Committee Changes

The Board of Petropavlovsk PLC announces the following changes to the Board and its Board Committees: Sir Roderic Lyne retired as a Non-Executive Director of the Company following the conclusion ...

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June 30, 2016

The Robbins Company and Northern Heavy Industries (NHI) have agreed to a Merger Deal

An agreement between The Robbins Company and Northern Heavy Industries (NHI) Group was finalized on June 28, 2016 in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province.

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June 29, 2016

Continuation of cooperation with EBRD in improving investment climate in Serbia

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met today with members of the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

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June 29, 2016

African Copper Plc: Resignation of Director

African Copper Plc (BOTSWANA:AFRICAN COPPER) today announces that Bradley Kipp, Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Company, is resigning as Chief Financial Officer and from the Board to focus...

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June 29, 2016

Connemara Mining: Q4 2015 Results

Connemara Mining  announces its results for the year ending 31 December 2015.Following you will find the accompanying statement.

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June 29, 2016

Continental Gold Samples High-Grade Gold in Underground Development at Buriticá

Continental Gold Inc. (TSX:CNL; OTCQX:CGOOF) announce new high-grade channel sampling results from development cross-cuts and drifts from level 1B of the Yaraguá mine at the Company’s 100% owned Burit...

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June 28, 2016

Peter Söderman new Managing Director for LKAB Wassara

Peter Söderman has been appointed Managing Director for LKAB Wassara effective from September 1st. LKAB Wassara is a wholly owned subsidiary to LKAB that delivers the unique water powered drilling sys...

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June 28, 2016

Haulotte supports the Biggest Railway Projects in the Middle East

Haulotte supports the biggest railway projects in the Middle East. Recently around 150 units of Haulotte high booms supplied by Roots Group Arabia (RGA) are working onsite in the largest subway projec...

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June 28, 2016

K+S Potash Canada’s Project in Final Stretch

2016 is a big year for K+S Potash Canada (KSPC). The construction of the Legacy mine near Bethune, Sask., the biggest project currently under construction in Saskatchewan, is nearing completion. The w...

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June 28, 2016

GEA: Gas Jet Compressor Systems to increase the Rate of Yield of Natural Gas Fields

GEA designed, manufactured and delivered a gas jet compressor system for an offshore platform in the North Sea consisting of a jet pump (ejector) with a total length of about 4.5 m and silencers to re...

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June 28, 2016

LOESCHE establishs workshop to serve the Indian Power Industry

At the beginning of this year, Loesche Energy System Ltd, UK has created a subsidiary company and founded a workshop in India. The new LOESCHE Energy Systems India Private Ltd. (LESI) workshop has bee...

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June 28, 2016

Why Mining Stocks Are Rising post-Brexit

Miners followed gold Most mining companies reversed their 2015 losses during the first few months of 2016, posting substantial gains. The correlation between mining stocks and gold remains hi...

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June 27, 2016

KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. and China Minmetals Corporation have signed a framework agreement for the sale of copper cathodes from…

The estimated value of the agreement ranges from USD 1,178.11 b  to 2,827.57 b, depending upon on the level of the quantity option. The value of the agreement was estimated.

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June 27, 2016

Contract awarded to bring step-free Access to Maryland, Manor Park and Seven Kings Stations

Transport for London (TfL) has awarded a contract to deliver step-free access at three stations as part of major station improvements ahead of Elizabeth line services commencing in December 2018. Mar...

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June 27, 2016

Alacer Gold continues to de-risk Sulfide Project with Execution of Hedging Program

  Alacer Gold Corp. as previously announced the Corporation has been pursuing a hedging program for a portion of its oxide gold production as part of it's de-risking efforts. The Corporation has sold...

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June 23, 2016

Rio Tinto unveils new organisational Structure and Executive Team to drive Performance

Rio Tinto will strengthen its organisational structure to continue to drive performance under its new chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques. From 2 July 2016, Rio Tinto’s product group structure wil...

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June 23, 2016

OneSubsea Awarded Subsea Production Systems Contract for the Zohr Development, Offshore Egypt

FasTrac program for strategic gas development in Mediterranean region OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract totaling more tha...

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June 23, 2016

Sandvik and Chinese Mining Equipment Supplier form Joint Venture

Sandvik and Lingong Group Jinan Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd in Jinan, Shandong Province, China, have signed an agreement to form a joint venture, in which Sandvik has the majority share, for the producti...

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June 23, 2016

Bauer involved in constructing a Tunnel under the Suez Canal

The “New Suez Canal” was officially opened in August 2015 during a grand ceremony. The waterway, which has great significance for world trade, had been widened at certain points and expanded. It conne...

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June 23, 2016

SKF signs Maintenance Contract with the Antamina Copper Mine in Peru

SKF has secured a three-year contract with Compañia Minera Antamina S.A. (Antamina), to provide Proactive Reliability Maintenance services at the company’s open-pit copper mine in Peru.

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June 22, 2016

SSAB’s Rights Issue oversubscribed

  The preliminary result of SSAB AB’s rights issue, for which the subscription period ended on June 17, 2016, indicates that 472,855,180 class B shares, corresponding to approximately 98.4 per cent o...

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June 22, 2016

70 Years of Schaeffler: A global company that rose from a brilliant idea

With boldness, creativity, and foresight, the Schaeffler brothers’ road to entrepreneurial success began in Herzogenaurach in April 1946 and, together with their employees, they laid the foundation fo...

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June 22, 2016

TEREX announces Sale of German compact Construction Equipment Business to Yanmar Holdings co., ltd.

Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) announced that it has agreed to sell its German compact construction business to Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. for cash proceeds of approximately $60 million.

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June 21, 2016

New Chairman of the DSI Group Board of Directors

DSI announces that Matthew Turner has agreed to assume the role of Chairman of DSI’s Board of Directors. He will succeed Michael Reich who, as previously announced, has taken up the role as CEO for th...

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Comprehensive Presentation of the Swiss Tunnel Firefighting Procedure in Road Tunnels

June 20, 2016

Comprehensive Presentation of the Swiss Tunnel Firefighting Procedure in Road Tunnels

International Fire Academy (CH) publishes the book „Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels. Tactics – Techniques – Background“

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June 20, 2016

ArcelorMittal's Subsidiary Industeel Belgium successfully implements Upgrade of thick Slab Caster

Industeel, ArcelorMittal’s subsidiary specialized in the production of hot rolled steel plates, ingots and formed pieces, has successfully upgraded its thick slab caster in collaboration with Danieli....

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June 17, 2016

DMT explores Subsurface of Hong Kong

Innovative shuttle tools in action

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June 17, 2016

Intergeo – Conference Programme online

Internationality and expertise “The topics being covered are as diverse as the geo community itself,” says Professor Karl-Friedrich Thöne, President of the DVW, describing the Intergeo conference pro...

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June 17, 2016

Salini Impregilo’s led Consortium awarded Contract in Kuwait

The contract, part of the South Al Mutlaa Housing Project, has been awarded by Kuwait’s Public Authority for Housing Welfare and comprises the creation of a 12,000-hectare urban residential developmen...

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June 17, 2016

Gotthard Base Tunnel: Bauer Expertise for the longest and deepest Railway Tunnel in the World

In 2005, Bauer Spezialtiefbau Schweiz AG carried out the specialist foundation engineering works in Erstfeld for the ARGE VGE Lot 1

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Robbins achieves Tunneling Breakthrough in Bangalore in India

June 16, 2016

Robbins achieves Tunneling Breakthrough in Bangalore in India

Photo: (Left to Right) Lok Home, Robbins CEO, with BMRC Chief Engineer S.S. Hegaraddi. Robbins India Projects Manager Jim Clark, and Robbins India Managing Director Kapil Bhati. Robbins drives two...

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June 15, 2016

Parsons appoints VP and Global Business Development Manager

Parsons is pleased to announce that Ettore Morelli has rejoined the corporation as Vice President and Global Business Development Manager responsible for major pursuits, including complex bridge and t...

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June 15, 2016

Deutsche Bahn intensifies Cooperation with Railroad and Vehicle Manufacturers in China

On behalf of Deutsche Bahn AG, Dr. Rüdiger Grube signed agreements for high-speed traffic maintenance and for a regional transport project in Dalian during the Chancellor’s visit to China

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GeoResources Market Place 1.0

April 01, 2016

GeoResources Market Place 1.0

GeoResources Market Place for Resources, Mining, Tunnelling, Geotechnics and Equipment. We are pleased to present to you the First Edition edition of the GeoResources Market Place. Download with clic...

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