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December 08, 2016

New General Manager of Boliden’s Odda Zinc Smelter

Helene Seim has been appointed General Manager at Boliden’s Odda zinc smelter in Norway. Helene’s most recent position was Production Manager, and she has worked at Boliden Odda since 2003.

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December 07, 2016

Morgan Sindall BeMo Joint Venture appointed to London Underground Framework

A joint venture between Morgan Sindall and BeMo Tunnelling has been awarded a place on London Underground’s ‘Future Stations’ Civils and Tunnelling Works framework. The eight-year framework is anticip...

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December 07, 2016

Comment on the Nomination of the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Statement by Chuck Harrington, Chairman & CEO of Parsons Re: Elaine L. Chao Nomination as Transportation Secretary On behalf of Parsons, we applaud President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of El...

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December 07, 2016

Costain to use augmented Reality to assess radioactive Pipelines

Engineering solutions provider to save £Millions in costs by reinventing boiler tubes visual inspection equipment

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December 07, 2016

BAM appoints Director Governance, Risk and Compliance

The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Dr. W.H.A. Swinkels RO as  Director Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) with effect from 1 January 2017. Currently Walter Swinkels (1975) is a...

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December 06, 2016

Gas Outburst Accident in No.3 Mine of Xinjia Coal Mine, Chadianzi Town, Badong County

Badong a coal mine gas outburst accident caused 11 trapped Jiang Chaoliang Wang Xiaodong instructions

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December 06, 2016

Queensland's Regions will reap from Resources

Statement by QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane Regional Queenslanders will be cheering after the announcement from Adani today on the locations of its work hubs that will support the proposed Carmic...

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December 05, 2016

New Partnership between VMT and Topcon takes Deformation Monitoring to a new Level

A new partnership between Germany-based tunnel navigation and deformation monitoring specialist VMT GmbH and the US and Netherlands-based Positioning Area of the Japanese Topcon group has recently led...

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December 04, 2016

Fugro Geoservices receives high-ranking Industry Award for consistent Health and Safety Achievement

Fugro GeoServices Ltd earns Gold Medal status in 2016 awards run by leading UK health and safety organisation RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents)

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German Mining Equipment Manufacturers have come out of Recession

December 02, 2016

German Mining Equipment Manufacturers have come out of Recession

Germany’s mining equipment manufacturers have come out of recession. Following a decline in turnover of approx. 21 percent down to EUR 2.8 billion this year, the sector foresees a stabilization of the...

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December 02, 2016

BHP Billiton announces Samarco Funding

BHP Billiton has approved further financial support for Samarco.

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December 02, 2016

Hermann Paus inducted into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame

Hermann Paus , born in 1932, will be inducted into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame in the Underground Production category. 

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November 30, 2016

SMT and Sandvik expand their Collaboration

After more than six months of successful collaboration, Sandvik is entrusting SMT with additional distribution responsibilities from 1 January 2017.

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November 30, 2016

International Ground Support Summit in Santiago de Chile

Organized by the Camera de Comercio Chileno-Suiza and under the patronage of Codelco and Geobrugg Andina S.A. the 1st International Ground Support Summit took place in Santiago de Chile between 8th an...

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November 30, 2016

Biomore at the 45th Geomechanics Colloquium in Freiberg

The 45th Geomechanics Colloquium took place on 11th of November 2016 in Freiberg, Germany.

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November 30, 2016

RIB Software AG acquires 25% of the Shares of Exactal Group Limited

RIB Software AG, the world’s leading provider of 5D BIM Big Data technology for the construction industry, announced the acquisition of 25% of the shares of Exactal Group Limited, a Hong Kong-based so...

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November 29, 2016

Petropavlovsk PLC announces Management Changes

Petropavlovsk PLC ("Petropavlovsk" or the "Company") announces that Dr Alya Samokhvalova, formerly Strategic Director and Group Head of External Communications, has been promoted to the role of Deputy...

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November 28, 2016

Cimic's CPB Contractors wins Water Treatment Plant

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Melbourne Water to deliver the Western Treatment Plant - Treatment Capacity Increase Project in a 50:50 joint venture with UGL Limited (UGL)....

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November 28, 2016

Rio Tinto outlines new $5 Billion Productivity Push

Rio Tinto has committed to generating $5 billion of additional free cash flow over the next five years from a productivity drive unveiled as part of its long-term strategy.

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November 28, 2016

Rio Tinto announces Senior management Changes

Rio Tinto terminated the contracts of Energy & Minerals chief executive Alan Davies and Legal & Regulatory Affairs Group executive Debra Valentine.

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GeoResources Journal 3-2016

November 27, 2016

GeoResources Journal 3-2016

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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November 25, 2016

Consortium around Strabag to build Section of D3 Motorway in Slovakia

5.6 km section of D3 motorway between Čadca and Bukov Share in consortium: 44 % Contract value: € 239 million A construction consortium around Strabag (44 %) has been chosen to build a 5.6 ...

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November 25, 2016

Trimble wraps up its 8th International User Conference with record-breaking Attendance

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) concluded its 8th International User Conference with more than 4,400 registered attendees representing over 80 countries. Dimensions 2016 provided insight into how information t...

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November 24, 2016

Cimic Group secured Contract Expansion and Extension at Melak Coal Mine in Indonesia

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a contract expansion and extension at the Bayan Resources Group’s Melak Coal Mine in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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November 24, 2016

Ivanhoe Mines announces significant Progress in Upgrading the Kipushi Zinc-Copper Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Kipushi’s Big Zinc Deposit has an estimated 10.2 million tonnes of Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources grading 34.9% zinc Successful planned restoration of production would make Kipushi the ...

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November 24, 2016

Cimic's CPB Contractors preferred for Logan Enhancement Major Project in Australia

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Transurban Queensland as the preferred contractor to design and construct the $512 million Logan Enhancement project in Queensland. Revenue t...

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November 23, 2016

A Perspective on Canadian Consulting Engineering – Discussion with Golder's President of America

Not a day goes by that we don't hear of the construction of a new highway, a mine undergoing a project expansion, or rumours of a new technology poised to reduce our carbon emissions. Engineering at i...

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November 23, 2016

Orica 2016 Annual Report released

Orica Limited released its 2016 Annual Report.

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November 23, 2016

SSAB invests in carbon-dioxide-free internal Transport

SSAB in Oxelösund in Sweden, TFK Transport Research Institute and Kalmar, a part of Cargotec, are to initiate a unique multimillion-SEK project to develop and test carbon-dioxide-free internal transpo...

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November 23, 2016

2016 ANZ Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference Best NZ Talk Award for Engineering Geologist of Coffey

Congratulations to Philippa Mills, Graduate Engineering Geologist in Auckland, NZ, who was awarded Best Talk out of the NZ candidates at the 11th ANZ Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference (YGPC)...

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November 23, 2016

Tetra Tech Proteus wins Bentley Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Mining

On the 3rd of November 2016, Tetra Tech Proteus, Tetra Tech's Western Australian based engineering services firm, received the 2016 Bentley Be Inspired Award for the Innovation in Mining Category at t...

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November 22, 2016

Eldorado announces Closing of Yintai Transactions

Eldorado Gold Corporation, ("Eldorado" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has completed the sale of its respective interest in the White Mountain and Tanjianshan Mines and Easte...

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November 22, 2016

Award of £300 million High Speed Two Contract for Costain and Skanska

Team Seeks Low-Carbon Supply Chain

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November 22, 2016

London Tunnelling Contract approaches successful Completion

The LPT contract saw the jv partners tunnelling for some 32km under the capital, creating what client National Grid describes as an ‘electricity superhighway’ for high-voltage cables to provide increa...

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November 21, 2016

Changes in Skanska Senior Executive Team and new Business Unit President Skanska Sweden

The Skanska Senior Executive Team will make several changes to, among other things, further take advantage of the international experience and competence within Skanska.Roman Wieczorek, today responsi...

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November 21, 2016

Von Marrakesch geht klares Signal aus: Pariser Klimaabkommen wird jetzt umgesetzt

Bundesumweltministerin Barbara Hendricks: "Paris wirkt"

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November 19, 2016

QRC Boss signs off at annual Lunch

The natural resources sector must promote its economic credentials, innovation, vital link to everyday products and social licence to operate, says outgoing Queensland Resources Council Chief Executiv...

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November 18, 2016

Atlas Copco sets non-financial Goals for sustainable profitable Growth

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has revised the key performance indicators (KPIs) and goals for its non-financial priorities for sustainable profitable growth.

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November 18, 2016

New General Manager at Boliden’s Aitik Copper Mine in Sweden

Hans Jönsson has been appointed as the new General Manager of Aitik, effective as of 1 June 2017. Hans’ most recent position was as the General Manager of Boliden’s zinc-silver mine at Garpenberg.

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Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht receives the ITA Lifetime Achievement Award in Singapore

November 17, 2016

Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht receives the ITA Lifetime Achievement Award in Singapore

  Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht accepted the "ITA Lifetime Achievement Award" in Singapore on November 11, 2016. With this award the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (IT...

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November 17, 2016

Superior launches new Solution for Washing Crusher Fines

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, launched a new solution within its line of washing and classifying machinery,...

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November 17, 2016

Gazprom and Linde address Cooperation Issues

A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Wolfgang Buechele, Chief Executive Officer of Linde, took place at the Gazprom headquarters.

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November 16, 2016

Terex MPS appoints new Aftermarket Business Development Manager for North America

One of the world leaders of material processing technology for modular, portable and static crushing and screening equipment announces the appointment of John Carrington as Aftermarket Business Develo...

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November 16, 2016

Parsons wins ACEC AZ Grand Prize in Transportation for Central Mesa Light Rail Extension Project

Parsons recently received a 2016 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC AZ) for its work on Valley Metro’s Central Mesa Light Ra...

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November 16, 2016

NDC Partnership, matching Climate Finance with Action

Fourty-two countries signed to the NDC Partnership, which was launched, on Tuesday November 15, at COP22 Moroccan Pavilion with the aim of enhancing cooperation among nations so that developing countr...

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November 15, 2016

Hatch’s Work on Arctic Diamond Project in Canada winning 2016 Project of the Year Award

Hatch’s work on Arctic diamond project shines bright, winning 2016 Project of the Year Award

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November 15, 2016

Hatch granted new Canadian Patent in Potash and Mineral Salt Cooling Pond Technology

Hatch is pleased to announce it’s been granted a new patent for potash and mineral salt pond crystallization – the only filed patent that has been validated to increase production over the “convention...

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November 14, 2016

TBM DiGs 2017 in Wuhan in China: Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Third International Conference on Tunnel Boring Machines in Difficult Grounds (TBM DiGs 2017) will be hosted in Wuhan, China. The organisers of the TBM DiGs 2017 would like to welcome engineers an...

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November 14, 2016

Bauer AG's nine-month Figures behind Expectations

Total Group revenues are down by 4.1 % to EUR 1,146.3 million; EBIT improves by 4.4 % to EUR 38.0 million (previous year: EUR 36.4 million); Earnings after tax are EUR -4.0 million (previous year...

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November 14, 2016

SMT Scharf boosts Profitability on reduced Revenue

SMT Scharf AG is reporting a considerable improvement in its operating results during the first months of the current fiscal year. The declining revenue trend at the start of the year stabilised in th...

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November 14, 2016

TBM DiGs 2016 in Istanbul

The Organizers would like to welcome researchers and practitioners involved with TBM tunnelling to the TBM DiGs 2016 conference to share, to cooperate, and to progress. The conference is to be held in...

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November 11, 2016

Bauer Foundations Canada Inc. builds Bridge Foundations in eastern Canada

Bauer Foundations Canada Inc. carried out the foundation works for the two main structures – new Champlain Bridge and Nun's Island Bridge between Montreal and Nun's Island in eastern Canada.

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November 11, 2016

Continental's Q3: Acceleration of Growth and EBIT negatively impacted by several Events

Automotive Group further steps up growth Continued positive sales and earnings development in the Rubber Group EBIT negatively impacted by several isolated events Free cash flow before acquisit...

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November 10, 2016

Free Webinar on DC-Software for Geotechnical Engineering

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 – 4 p.m. CETDC-Software's General Distributor IRM Ltd. offers a Webinar: DC-Software – Leading European Software for Geotechnical Engineering

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November 10, 2016

K+S Group: Revenues and Earnings down significantly as expected

Revenues: 9M: € 2.5 billion (9M/15: € 3.2 billion) / Q3: € 688 million (9M/15: € 891 million) EBIT I: 9M: € 202 million (9M/15: € 628 million) / Q3: € -31 million (9M/15: € 132 million) Lower pr...

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November 09, 2016

George A. Fox Conference presents major Underground Projects

Planning, Design & Construction of Major Underground Programs is the focus of the George A. Fox Conference.

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November 09, 2016

Fugro Pavement Structure Surveys for Highways England reach new Milestone

For the first time as part of the routine network-wide survey of England’s strategic roads, Fugro has started scanning structural pavement condition data from lane 2 using Highways England’s Traffic S...

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November 09, 2016

Stahlaktionstag "Kein Europa ohne Stahl!" in Brüssel

Gabriel anlässlich des europäischen Stahl-Aktionstags: "Wir dürfen den Stahl in Deutschland und Europa nicht aufgeben!"

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November 09, 2016

Salini Impregilo Group completes Anacostia River Tunnel Excavation in Washington D.C.

The Lane Construction Corp, a U.S. subsidiary of the Salini Impregilo Group, together with its own subsidiary S.A. Healy Co, and Parsons (IHP JV) have completed the excavation of the 12,500 ft. (3.8-k...

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November 08, 2016

Vale performs Tests in new Pier of Ponta da Madeira

Vale performed one more testing stage of north berth of Pier IV, located in Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal (TMPM), in São Luís (MA). This time, the Capesize-type Cape Asia ship was loaded with 160...

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November 08, 2016

Parsons’ Executive Vice President elected to National Academy of Construction

Parsons announces that Anthony “Tony” Leketa, Parsons Executive Vice President for Federal Construction Services, has been inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC). NAC comprises indus...

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November 07, 2016

Rogun in Tajikistan: Work begins on the tallest Dam in the World

Work on the tallest dam in the world has begun. Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon inaugurated the event at Rogun, a dam that will be 335 metres tall and built by Salini Impregilo Group with 74 milli...

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Maccaferri protected Youth Camp located in the Philippines from Flooding

November 07, 2016

Maccaferri protected Youth Camp located in the Philippines from Flooding

  Maccaferri's knowledge about gabions allowed for the protection from flooding of a 14-hectare camp belonging to the WOL Philippines

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November 04, 2016

Fugro awarded further Ground Investigation on Transport Scotland's A9 Dualling Programme

Fugro has secured a second contract for ground investigations on Transport Scotland’s landmark project to dual the A9 between Perth and Inverness.

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German Minister for Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel fascinated by Tunnel Construction in Hong Kong

November 04, 2016

German Minister for Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel fascinated by Tunnel Construction in Hong Kong

  Sigmar Gabriel, the German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, took the time on November 3 to inspect construction progress at one of the currently most important inner-city tunnel projects i...

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November 04, 2016

Glencore AG publishes Third Quarter 2016 Production Report

Production highlights Year-to-date production was in line with expectations, reflecting the various operational suspensions / supply reductions announced and actioned notably in coal, oil, copper...

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GAF to implement its eMC+ Electronic Mining Cadastre in Niger

November 03, 2016

GAF to implement its eMC+ Electronic Mining Cadastre in Niger

  GAF AG is pleased to announce the award of a contract to support the Ministry of Mines and Industry in Niamey in establishing a new computerised mining cadastre and registry system in Niger.

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Kurt Lehmann Appointed Continental’s First Corporate Technology Officer

November 03, 2016

Kurt Lehmann Appointed Continental’s First Corporate Technology Officer

International technology company Continental has appointed Kurt Lehmann (54) as Corporate Technology Officer (CTO).

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November 03, 2016

BAM reports nine Months adjusted Result and reiterates full Year Outlook

BAM reports nine months adjusted result of €64 million and reiterates full year outlook

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November 03, 2016

Minister Bennett highlights major Investments in Canada's First Nation Community Infrastructure

The Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement:“Investing in infrastructure is about investing in people and communities. Closing the unacceptable gap...

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November 03, 2016

Teams celebrate at BCI Awards 2016

Congratulations to Morgan Sindall's following projects and teams who were all recognised at last night’s British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. This was the 2...

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November 03, 2016

Silver Standard completes Transaction on Diablillos and M-18 Projects

Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") announces that it has completed the transaction on its Diablillos and M-18 projects with Huayra Minerals Corporation ("Huay...

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November 02, 2016

Colombia inaugurates Ruta del Sol III Motorway Section by Salini Impregilo

Colombian Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras has inaugurated the first section of Ruta del Sol III, the third lot of a project involving Salini Impregilo. The project, valued at €816 million, is one ...

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November 02, 2016

Silver Standard Completes Sale of Parral Exploration Properties

Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) announces that it has completed the sale of its Parral properties in Chihuahua, Mexico, including the Veta Colorada, La Palmilla, and San Patri...

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November 01, 2016

Anglo American Platinum completes sale of Rustenburg Operations to Sibanye

Anglo American plc draws attention to an announcement issued by Anglo American Platinum, the text of which is set out below:Anglo American Platinum confirms the completion of the sale of the Rustenbur...

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November 01, 2016

Anglo American completes Sale of Callide Mine in Australia

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the completion of the sale of its wholly owned interest in the Callide thermal coal mine (“Callide”) in Queensland, Australia to Batchfire Resources Pty...

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October 31, 2016

Arrium Mining announce new Investment to upgrade Iron Ore Waste Dumps

CDE Mining has announced a new project with Australian company Arrium Mining to process almost 17 million tons of low grade iron ore fines currently stockpiled in waste dumps and convert it into salea...

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October 31, 2016

Femern A/S prequalifies Companies for Client Consulting Services

Femern A/S has prequalified companies to submit tenders for two framework agreements on consulting. The companies were prequalified for a framework agreement on client consulting services and technica...

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October 31, 2016

DMT and Paul Wurth: 10 years of successful Cooperation

Business cooperation in coking technology

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October 31, 2016

SSAB invests in its Nordic Operations

SSAB will invest more than SEK 500 million in its Nordic operations to support the automotive growth strategy, increased production stability and reduced energy consumption. The investments will be ma...

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Breakthrough of Lovsuns Sewer Tunnel TBM in Istanbul - Huge Plan for Wastewater Treatment in Turkey till 2023

October 30, 2016

Breakthrough of Lovsuns Sewer Tunnel TBM in Istanbul - Huge Plan for Wastewater Treatment in Turkey till 2023

  The Turkish construction company Eferay Yapi Ticaret A.S. together with the Canadian-Chinese Lovsuns Tunneling Canada Ltd. celebrated in Istanbul the breakthrough of the 3.91 m diameter single shie...

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