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Specialist Foundation Engineering for Egypt’s Infrastructure

February 22, 2018

Specialist Foundation Engineering for Egypt’s Infrastructure

  The story of Bauer Egypt S.A.E., the third oldest overseas subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, is a true success story. The company has been involved in the construction of numerous bridges on...

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Robbins Main Beam breaks Records in China

February 21, 2018

Robbins Main Beam breaks Records in China

  Challenging Ground Conditions are no Match for talented Team and their TBM

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February 20, 2018

Groupe Solmax acquired leading Player, GSE Environmental, from Littlejohn & Co. and strategic Value Partners Llc.

Groupe Solmax shakes up global Geosynthetics Industry by acquiring leading Player, GSE Environmental, from Littlejohn & CO. and strategic Value Partners Llc.

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February 20, 2018

Pöyry awarded Feasibility Study Assignment for Shnogh Hydropower Project in Armenia

Debed Hydro LLC has awarded Pöyry with the engineering services and consultancy services assignment for the feasibility study for Shnogh Hydroelectric Project in the Republic of Armenia. The Shnogh Pr...

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February 19, 2018

Eiffage strengthens its Position in Spain in Energy with the Acquisition of EDS Ingeniería y Montajes

Eiffage Energía, a Spanish subsidiary of Eiffage Énergie Systèmes, has just acquired EDS Ingeniería y Montajes, a company that specialises in electrical installation work and maintenance of low, mediu...

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February 16, 2018

Oyu Tolgoi notified of Government of Mongolia’s Cancellation of Power Sector Cooperation Agreement

Turquoise Hill announced that Oyu Tolgoi has received notification the Government of Mongolia (Government) hascanceled the Power Sector Cooperation Agreement (PSCA), which was signed in 2014. The Gove...

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February 16, 2018

Pöyry presents Results of Feasibility Study for first Waste-to-Energy Plant in Chile

Last year the Regional Government of the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile and the Ministry of Energy awarded a feasibility study to Pöyry and EBP, whose objective was to determine the technica...

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February 15, 2018

RPMGlobal announces the Completion of the MinVu Acquisition

RPMGlobal (RPM) has announced it has completed its acquisition of MinVu. MinVu’s entire suite of products specialising in Mining Performance Management and Production Information will now form part of...

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February 15, 2018

Pöyry awarded Engineering Services Assignment for Expansion of Outokumpu Mine in Kemi, Finland

Outokumpu has awarded Pöyry with the detail engineering, project and site services assignment for the expansion project of the Kemi mine.

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February 14, 2018

Boliden expands in Finland

Boliden has decided to expand the Kevitsa copper-nickel mine and Harjavalta copper-nickel smelter. In total, EUR 125 m will be invested until 2020.

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February 14, 2018

Porr to build Bypass in Poland for Nowe Miasto Lubawskie

Construction works on the bypass for Nowe Miasto Lubawskie in the Voivodeship Ermland-Masuren will begin already this year. On 2 February 2018 the contract for this construction project was signed by ...

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February 13, 2018

Infrastructure: Salini - a long-term Vision to promote Investments

A long-term vision for infrastructure, and a regulatory system that serves the sector's transparency and profitability, to also ride the wave of recovery in Italy. This is the formula needed to promot...

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February 13, 2018

Securing hazardous Waste in Uganda

The Nyamasoga Landfill in Uganda is a critically important hazardous waste facility in the oil-rich Hoima District. The 44 ha site is in close proximity to drilling pads and a proposed refinery. The s...

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February 13, 2018

Bechtel awarded Hail and Ghasha FEED Contract

Project to support delivery of sustainable gas supply to the UAE

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February 12, 2018

Statement by the QRC Chief Executive on Aurizon

The Queensland resources sector is extremely disappointed by Aurizon’s move to pre-empt the regulatory process by moving to change its maintenance program before the QCA process is completed.

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February 11, 2018

Cimic Group announces 2017 full year financial Results

    2017 NPAT of $702m, up 21%, at top end of guidance     Cash flows from operating activities1 of $1.5bn up 27%; EBITDA conversion rate 101%     Robust financial position with net cash of $910m,...

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February 11, 2018

Pöyry renames Regional Operations Business Group to 'Infra, Water and Environment Business Group'

Pöyry is renaming its reporting segment 'Regional Operations Business Group' to 'Infra, Water and Environment Business Group'. The new name is taken into use on 9 February 2018.

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February 07, 2018

SMT Scharf takes over Canadian Mining Specialist RDH Mining Equipment

SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) has indirectly acquired an interest in 100 percent of the shares in RDH Mining Equipment, based in Alban, Canada, through its wholly-owned subsidiary SMT ...

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February 07, 2018

ABB introduces gearless Conveyor Drive for wider Range of Motors

Innovative solution fulfills eco design requirements, improves reliability, saves energy costs and reduces overall maintenance costs for mining and cement operators.

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February 05, 2018

Metrostav digged final Part of the Vollås Tunnel near Kongsberg in Norway

Ambassador Knot was present at detonation of the final part of the Vollås tunnel near Kongsberg digged by Metrostav

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February 05, 2018

New President and CEO of Boliden

Mikael Staffas has been appointed as new President and CEO of Boliden. He will assume the position on the 1st of June 2018.

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Lovsuns delivers first Chinese-built TBM to North American Project

February 01, 2018

Lovsuns delivers first Chinese-built TBM to North American Project

  TBM arrives at Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Project in Missouri

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February 01, 2018

SMT Scharf further expands Activities in China

SMT Scharf AG has agreed a strategic partnership with leading Chinese mining group Shanxi Lu'an Coal Technology Equipment Co., Ltd. A joint venture has been formed for this purpose to promote sales as...

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Hydraulic Breaker SB 202 promotes high-quality Slate

January 30, 2018

Hydraulic Breaker SB 202 promotes high-quality Slate

  The hydraulic breaker SB 202 from Epiroc has already proven itself many times over by providing excellent service for Rathscheck Schiefer in Mayen (Eifel, Germany). During slate mining underground ...

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January 29, 2018

Vinci Construction to build a pumped-storage hydroelectric Plant in Morocco

A turnkey energy storage project as part of the plan to develop and integrate renewable energies in Morocco A €284 million contract

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January 29, 2018

SNC-Lavalin's President and CEO appointed Co-chair of World Economic Forum Anti-Corruption Initiative

Neil Bruce appointed co-chair of World Economic Forum anti-corruption initiative

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Earthmover Tires: Continental Radial Tire Portfolio Available on the Market

January 26, 2018

Earthmover Tires: Continental Radial Tire Portfolio Available on the Market

  EM-Master in sizes 23.5R25 and 26.5R25 added to construction and mining portfolio Three tire lines in 13 sizes for use on wheel loaders and dump trucks

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January 26, 2018

Elizabeth Line Stations in London take Shape as the first Roundels are installed

The first wave of Elizabeth line roundels are now in place with 11 months to go until the opening of the new railway Roundel manufacture continues across the UK in Exeter, Glasgow and on the Isle o...

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January 25, 2018

Anglo American's Q4 2017 Production Report

Anglo American plc Production Report for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2017.Anglo American reports a 5% increase in total production on a copper equivalent basis for 2017. This was achieved des...

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January 25, 2018

Rio Tinto delivers local Jobs in Cape York

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has congratulated Rio Tinto after its Indigenous workforce reached 574 across its Cape York bauxite sites in the Far North.

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January 24, 2018

Atlas Copco announces three new Members of the Board of Directors of Epiroc AB

The Board of Directors of Atlas Copco AB announced appointments of three additional members of the Board of Directors of Epiroc AB – the company planned to be listed in 2018.

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January 24, 2018

Changes in Skanska’s Leadership Team

In alignment with the strategic review Skanska undertakes a comprehensive restructuring of the business to improve profitability. Skanska will also make a number of organizational and leadership chang...

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January 24, 2018

Key Transportation Leader joins growing Hatch NYC Team

Hatch welcomes Joshua Nelson as Principal Project Director-Transportation. Joshua previously served as the Senior Vice President, Transportation Systems, for the New York City Economic Development Cor...

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January 24, 2018

Atlas Copco to acquire Australian Mining Service Business

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to acquire the assets of Hy-Performance Fluid Power Pty Ltd, an Australian service provider for mining and infrastruct...

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January 23, 2018

Pöyry awarded environmental Impact Assessment Assignment for Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Project in Zambia, Africa

Zesco has awarded Pöyry with an Environmental Impact Assessment assignment for the Kafue Gorge Lower (KGL) Hydropower Project (HPP) in Zambia.

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January 23, 2018

Bauer Resources GmbH joins Masdar Institute’s Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium as Tier-1 Partner

Bauer to bring in Engineering Expertise to support Scale-up of the Seawater Energy and Agriculture System

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Herrenknecht Borer secures Power Supply in West Africa

January 22, 2018

Herrenknecht Borer secures Power Supply in West Africa

In late July 2017, Coleman Microtunnelling, a subsidiary of Bothar Group Australia, successfully completed tunnelling for two power plant cooling water lines in Ghana with a Herrenknecht utility tunne...

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January 18, 2018

Fugro undertakes marine and land surveys for strategic UAE Hail and Ghasha Gas Development in the United Arab Emirates

Fugro has commenced a programme of geophysical and geotechnical surveys for Artelia, Abu Dhabi as part of the Hail and Ghasha development, a landmark project by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADN...

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January 16, 2018

USA: New Anacostia River Tunnel Project Video

A new video on the Anacostia River Tunnel was published. This project is being carried out in Washington DC, in the United States and represents one of the Group's main works to support clients that w...

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January 16, 2018

Keliber's Lithium chemical Plant will be located in Kokkola in Finland

Keliber has decided to locate the lithium chemical plant in Kokkola Industrial Park (KIP) in Finland.

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January 12, 2018

LNG Exports break new Records, Coal delivered to the World

Statement by Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive, Queensland Resources Council

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January 11, 2018

London Bridge Station opens

After high-intensity Christmas Engineering, London Bridge Station opens

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January 11, 2018

Cambodian Exploration Opportunity

Medusa Mining Limited (ASX: MML) (Medusa or the Company) announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with SEA Resources Pty Ltd, Sovann Resources Co., LTD (a related Cambodian ent...

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Remediation of the Kesslergrube Landfill in Germany: Bauer Umwelt starts regular Excavations

January 09, 2018

Remediation of the Kesslergrube Landfill in Germany: Bauer Umwelt starts regular Excavations

The remediation project on the former site of the Kesslergrube landfill (perimeter 1/3 northwest) began in late summer 2015. Roche Pharma AG commissioned Bauer Resources GmbH and Bauer Umwelt, which s...

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January 06, 2018

Parsons appoints new Vice President, Transport Division

Daniel Louis Joins Parsons as a Vice President, Transport Division

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January 06, 2018

Pöyry awarded Owner's Engineer Services Assignment for a large gas-fired combined Cycle Power Plant Project in Malaysia

Southern Power Generation Sdn Bhd has awarded Pöyry with an owner's engineer services assignment for a 1,440 MW combined cycle power plant in Johor, Malaysia. Southern Power Generation is a project co...

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New Routes to the Sinai – final Breakthrough in gigantic Road Tunnels at the Suez Canal

January 06, 2018

New Routes to the Sinai – final Breakthrough in gigantic Road Tunnels at the Suez Canal

On the Christmas weekend, Egyptian President H.E. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi rang in a new era for the Sinai Peninsula: on Saturday, December 23, 2017, S-960 (Ø 13,020 mm), the third of four Herrenknecht Mi...

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January 03, 2018

Fugro completes the deep Foundation Testing for signature Tower in Dubai

Fugro has played a key role in the ground engineering of the Dubai Creek Tower, a vast slender structure which will comprise a central concrete column supported by a network of steel cable stays.

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January 03, 2018

Balfour Beatty Joint Venture awarded Contract for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been awarded, in joint venture, the $1.08bn (c. £807m) Green Line Extension design and build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportatio...

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January 03, 2018

Fugro to play pivotal Role in Norway’s largest ever Highway Project

The largest road project in Norway’s history has seen Fugro win a second major contract from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA).

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January 03, 2018

Eldorado Gold announced Update on its Board of Directors

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") announced a number of changes to its Board of Directors.

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January 02, 2018

Boliden has appointed new Director Investor Relations

Olof Grenmark has been appointed as Director Investor Relations for Boliden effective March 1st, 2018.

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January 02, 2018

Implenia and Risa AS win complex Infrastructure Job in Norway

Consortium to build dam and tunnel in Vest-Agder | Contract worth approximately NOK 600 million (CHF 70 million)

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December 27, 2017

Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project Contract Award announced

Coffey announced that Cross Yarra Partnership has signed a contract with Melbourne Metro Rail Authority to finance, design, construct and maintain the Tunnel and Stations Package for approximately 25 ...

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December 27, 2017

Fugro Shareholders adopt all Resolutions at EGM

At Fugro's extraordinary general meeting, the shareholders appointed Øystein Løseth as member of the Board of Management. He will join the Board on 1 January 2018. After a transition period he will su...

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December 27, 2017

Flatiron secures East Loop I-820 Project in Tarrant County, Texas

Flatiron Construction Corp. (FLATIRON), one of the largest infrastructure contractors in North America, announced that it has been awarded the contract by The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT...

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December 21, 2017

BAM in Joint Venture with NCC awarded major Swedish Tunnel Project

The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has selected Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG – the German tunnelling specialist of Royal BAM Group nv –  in joint venture NCC (one of the leadin...

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December 21, 2017

SNC-Lavalin to form a Joint Venture with ABB

SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with ABB for the delivery of substation projects globally at 66 kV AC and above.

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Hard Rock TBM »Ulrikke« takes Tunnelling in Norway to the next Level

December 20, 2017

Hard Rock TBM »Ulrikke« takes Tunnelling in Norway to the next Level

Whether it's a world record with the longest railway tunnel on earth at the Brenner or the epoch-making Gotthard project: the business of mechanized tunnel boring through hard rock is currently reachi...

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December 19, 2017

SNC-Lavalin and Saudi Aramco sign MoU supporting in-country Opportunities

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) and Saudi Aramco today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) signalling SNC-Lavalin’s continued commitment to creating and accelerating opportunities for local workforces...

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December 19, 2017

Salini Impregilo Group wins Contracts in United States, Oman and United Arab Emirates

Salini Impregilo has won four contracts worth a combined $490 million in Oman, Abu Dhabi and the United States, highlighting the infrastructure group’s breadth and scale as well as its leadership in t...

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December 19, 2017

Cimic’s CPB Contractors wins Metro Tunnel Rail Works in Australia

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, as part of the Rail Systems Alliance (RSA), has been awarded works by the Victorian Government in support of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project, the state’s big...

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December 19, 2017

Cimic’s CPB Contractors to construct West Gate Tunnel in Australia

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has achieved contractual close on Victoria’s multibillion dollar West Gate Tunnel.

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December 19, 2017

Cimic’s Sedgman wins Coal Contracts in Queensland

Cimic Group’s mineral processing company, Sedgman, has been awarded contracts by QCoal Group at the greenfield Byerwen Coal Mine in Central Queensland, with a combined revenue of almost $100 million. ...

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December 19, 2017

QRC welcomes the new Turnbull Team

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) looks forward to working constructively with the new Turnbull Government Ministry and Cabinet. The new Cabinet sees Queensland well represented with three champi...

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December 18, 2017

Sika commissions third Factory in Texas

With the opening of a new facility near Houston, Sika is further expanding its presence in the fast-growing US market.

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December 08, 2017

New Innovation Projects for DMT in the Raw Materials Sector

DMT receives funding for further development of the awarded innovation project from EIT RawMaterials

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GeoResources Journal 4-2017

December 04, 2017

GeoResources Journal 4-2017

GeoResources Journal for Resources, Mining, Tunnelling, Geotechnics and Equipment. We are pleased to present to you the current edition of the English Journal GeoResources. Here is the table of co...

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December 04, 2017

Pöyry awarded basic Design Engineering Services Assignment for Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant in Turkey

Kalehan Murat Enerji Üretim A.S. has awarded Pöyry with the basic design engineering services assignment for the Beyhan II Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) project in Turkey. The assignment inc...

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November 30, 2017

Indigenous Employment shines in Resources

Growth in Indigenous employment in the Queensland resources sector has outstripped growth across the total resources sector workforce, doubling in ten years.

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November 30, 2017

Grand Paris, a 500th Project for CBE Group

In the year of its 30th anniversary, French SME CBE Group has signed its 500th project, which will take place in France. At the beginning of the summer, CBE Group officialised its participation in the...

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November 29, 2017

Fischer Heavy Duty Fixings in the Guiyang Metro Line 1 in China

The Middle Kingdom has been investing intensively in its infrastructure for years. This includes the expansion of the rail network in many cities and in the countryside. The Fischer Group of Companies...

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November 28, 2017

New Hatch Office opens in Melbourne

The opening of a new office on October 25, 2017, signaled Hatch’s official entry into Melbourne’s engineering and project delivery community. This was followed by a chic event at Eureka 89 that was at...

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November 28, 2017

Salini Impregilo wins ITA Award for its Tunneling Expertise in Anacostia River Tunnel Project, Washington D.C.

Salini Impregilo has won an award from the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES), the leading international organization promoting the use of tunnels and underground s...

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November 27, 2017

Strabag to build further Akalla Tunnel Section for the Stockholm Motorway Ring

Part of largest Swedish road construction and tunnelling project, Stockholm Bypass Contract value of about €45 million Order includes the construction of two parallel tunnel bores with a total len...

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November 24, 2017

Senior and emerging Talent excel for Fugro at prestigious Drilling Awards

The accomplishments of Fugro drilling practitioners at different milestones in their career have been recognised at the British Drilling Association’s (BDA) annual awards.

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November 24, 2017

Pöyry awarded Site Supervision Services Assignment for the Rehabilitation of Highways A1 and A10 in Austria

Asfinag, the customer-financed, commercial operator and builder of motorways and expressways in Austria has awarded Pöyry an assignment for site supervision services for the rehabilitation of the A1 a...

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November 24, 2017

25th World Mining Congress in Kazakhstan - Call for Papers

The World Mining Congress (WMC) is a global mining industry event, which is held every three years, has been held once every 2-3 years since 1958 and brings together specialists and scientists from di...

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November 22, 2017

Bond Street Station in London reaches Milestone

Our team working on the £300m revamp of Bond Street Tube station reached a proud milestone on the morning of the 17 November, just in time for the Christmas shopping surge.

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November 22, 2017

Costain appointed new Member to Board

Costain has appointed Jacqueline de Rojas as a non-executive director. The appointment is with effect from 20 November 2017. Jacqueline is a leader in the UK technology sector and an experienced non-e...

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Bauer Group commissioned to expand the World’s biggest constructed Wetland Treatment Plant in Oman

November 21, 2017

Bauer Group commissioned to expand the World’s biggest constructed Wetland Treatment Plant in Oman

  In October 2017 the Bauer Group was awarded the contract to expand the world’s biggest industrial constructed wetland in the Sultanate of Oman on behalf of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the lea...

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November 21, 2017

Member of Endomine's Board resigns

Stefan Månsson has decided to resign from Endomines Board of Directors effective immediately.

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November 21, 2017

Employment grows as Resources deliver half a Trillion Dollars in eight Years

Queensland’s resources sector continues to drive jobs and investment with a $55.1 billion contribution to the state’s economy in 2016-17, which supported the equivalent of 282,633 full-time jobs.

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November 20, 2017

Geopier SRT Ground Improvement withstands Houston Flooding

The Geopier SRT Ground Improvement used to repair the Tynewood ditch at Memorial Drive in Texas withstands Houston Flooding

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November 16, 2017

SNC-Lavalin announces new global Structure

SNC-Lavalin is pleased to announce its new client-facing global structure, following the successful completion of the Atkins integration plan, effective January 1, 2018

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November 16, 2017

Climate Change Minister launches Powering Past Coal Alliance at COP23

Global alliance, launched by UK and Canada, to lead the rest of the world in committing to an end to the use of unabated coal power.

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November 16, 2017

The Mine of the Future

The mining industry is in a crisis. The failure to get the policy, legislative, administrative and operating environment right is being compounded by a recline in resource demand and resulting excess ...

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