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June 23, 2017

First animated Film about the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel Factory released

The world's longest road and rail tunnel will require a factory that, in terms of its size, is set to be a record-breaker. The Fehmarnbelt immersed tunnel between Rødbyhavn in Denmark and Puttgarden i...

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Growth Strategy: Continental commercial Specialty Tires strengthens its customer-oriented Approach with new Field Engineers

June 23, 2017

Growth Strategy: Continental commercial Specialty Tires strengthens its customer-oriented Approach with new Field Engineers

New positions foster the strong customer focus of Continental Matthias Engelhardt and Harm-Hendrik Lange will support the earthmoving and agriculture business

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June 22, 2017

Glencore to support Nyrstar at Port Pirie

Glencore announces that it has been engaged by Nyrstar to provide, through the Kazzinc operation in Kazakhstan, training and ramp-up support services in connection with Nyrstar's Transformation Projec...

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June 22, 2017

Hexagon Mining introduces statistical Tools for Mine Planning

Sigma combines solutions for evaluation of drillhole, blasthole, and model data

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June 21, 2017

Sotkamo Silver appoints new Director of the Silver Mine in Finland

Arto Suokas will join Sotkamo Silver in mid-July 2017

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June 21, 2017

MTA's Subways Launch Six-Point Plan to improve Service

Think subway service can be better? We do too.

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June 19, 2017

Fugro returns to Borssele Offshore Wind Farm Zone to conduct UXO Survey

Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone.

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June 19, 2017

Salini Impregilo and Lane Construction at ground-breaking Ceremony for US Indiana Tunnel Contract

Salini Impregilo and The Lane Construction Corporation attended on Thursday a ground-breaking ceremony in Fort Wayne in the U.S. state of Indiana to mark to the start of work on the $188-million Three...

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June 19, 2017

Queensland's Resource Records reset with Exports up $8 Billion

The latest figures from the resource industry shows records tumble with an $8 billion increase in exports, however it’s not all good news as the Queensland Resources Council’s (QRC) quarterly sentimen...

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June 16, 2017

New BHP Chairman effective 1 September 2017

The BHP Board has elected Ken MacKenzie to succeed Jac Nasser as Chairman.

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New Spokesperson for Continental Commercial Specialty Tires

June 16, 2017

New Spokesperson for Continental Commercial Specialty Tires

  Anika Hannig takes over responsibilities for media relations

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June 15, 2017

Parsons’ I-80 Smart Corridor Project named Operational Efficiency Project of the Year

Parsons recently accepted the Operational Efficiency Project of the Year award from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) for the I‑80 SMART Corridor Project that uses Parsons’ Intelligent Tr...

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June 15, 2017

First Rogun Dam Milestone in Tajikistan

With the completion of a cofferdam, Salini Impregilo has reached its first milestone in the construction of the Rogun hydroelectric dam in Tajikistan, an ambitious $3.9-billion project that will doubl...

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Bauer Foundations Australia constructs Foundation for Resort Hotel in Sydney Harbor

June 14, 2017

Bauer Foundations Australia constructs Foundation for Resort Hotel in Sydney Harbor

  Yet another distinctive building will soon adorn the skyline of the largest city in Australia: The new Crown Sydney Hotel Resort, the first six-star hotel in Sydney, is currently being built in the...

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June 13, 2017

Resources – funding the Budget’s ‘Jobs bonanza’!

Statement from the Queensland Resources Council Today’s budget papers illustrate the vital importance of resources, especially coal, to keep the state in the black. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk anno...

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June 13, 2017

Sandvik essential Equipment on major Hong Kong Infrastructure Development

The Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point (BCP for short) is a series of infrastructure projects that will see the construction of the seventh land crossing between Shenzhen in China and Hong...

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June 12, 2017

Mine Safety and Productivity: Successful Collaboration challenged the Norm

Making a radical change often requires challenging boundaries. This is exactly what happened when Sandvik and Prime Solutions teamed up to help a Swedish mine find a completely new way of working. The...

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June 12, 2017

Robbins TBM “Rosie” is First Crossover TBM in the U.S.

A Robbins Crossover (XRE) TBM measuring 9.26 m (30.4 ft) in diameter underwent factory acceptance on May 30, 2016. The gargantuan machine was initially unveiled at Robbins’ Solon, Ohio headquarters du...

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June 12, 2017

Glencore submits fully funded Proposal to acquire Coal & Allied

Glencore submits fully funded proposal to acquire Coal & Allied and agrees conditional acquisition of Mitsubishi's interest in Coal & Allied mines

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June 09, 2017

Mining the future - Positive Response to the 14th MiningForum in Berlin

More than 370 experts and decision makers met at this year's MiningForum on 1 and 2 June to learn about the latest trends in the raw materials industry, exchange views and expand their network for fut...

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June 08, 2017

New Razerlink Mobile Conveyor from Superior fits multiple Applications

  Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, completed manufacturing of its first Razerlink™ Mobile Conveyor—a multi-fun...

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June 08, 2017

Balfour Beatty announces Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces that Michael Lucki will be appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1 July 2017.

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June 08, 2017

Opening of the new A9 Motorway in Montpellier in France

Following five years of works under Vinci Autoroutes programme management, the new section of the A9 motorway at Montpellier has just been opened more than six months ahead of the original schedule. T...

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June 07, 2017

SNC-Lavalin opens new Systems Engineering Centre of Excellence in Ontario in Canada

SNC-Lavalin announces that it is opening a new office in Kingston, Ontario. This is an additional location for personnel within the company’s Infrastructure division. Located at 31 Hyperion Court, the...

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June 07, 2017

Cimic's Thiess awarded Yallourn Mining Extension

Cimic Group’s mining services provider Thiess, as part of the Roche Thiess Linfox (RTL) joint venture, has been awarded a contract to continue mining operations at the Yallourn mine, located in Victor...

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June 07, 2017

World Tunnelling Congress: Are you confused? A new world of abbreviations?

ITA, WTC, ITACET – many letters, but what is hidden behind all these letters.

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June 07, 2017

The Program for WTC 2017 is falling into Place

After an extensive job by the Scientific Committee and the Programme Committee the total content for WTC 2017 is falling into place.  Beneath, you will get a taste of what you will learn more about in...

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June 06, 2017

Hatch Pilot opens the Door for more efficient Hydropower Production in Turkey

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources in Turkey has assigned Hatch to undertake a life extension and modernization (LEM) pilot program at two of their hydropower plants (HPPs).

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GeoResources Journal 2-2017

June 06, 2017

GeoResources Journal 2-2017

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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June 05, 2017

QRC backs new Plan but calls for new Power Plant

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) welcomes policy announcements by the Queensland Government of its Powering Queensland Plan to address the state’s energy needs. This Queensland Plan has been rel...

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June 05, 2017

Statement by Queensland Exploration Council Chairman on EDI Funding

Statement by Queensland Exploration Council Chairman Geoff Dickie on EDI Funding

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June 02, 2017

ABB to deliver North America’s most powerful Mine Hoist to Mosaic Potash Mine in Canada

New friction hoist will be an energy efficient, reliable solution with the latest hoist safety features ABB to design, install and commission friction hoist at Mosaic’s new K3 potash mine Scope...

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Nemaska Lithium selects ABB for new Mining Project in Canada

May 31, 2017

Nemaska Lithium selects ABB for new Mining Project in Canada

  New mine and processing plant in Quebec will produce high-grade lithium for the fast-growing battery market

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May 31, 2017

Official Inauguration of the Kelar combined-cycle Unit at Minera Escondida in Chile

In a ceremony lead by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, the Kelar natural gas-fired power plant at Minera Escondida was inaugurated.

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May 31, 2017

New Member joins Board of BMT

BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, announces that Richard Adam has joined the Board as a non-executive Director.

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May 30, 2017

Goldman Sachs and City of London Corporation funding Artwork at Farringdon Elizabeth Line Station

British artist Simon Periton to create permanent installations in both ticket halls of new Elizabeth line station at Farringdon The artwork will be co-funded by Goldman Sachs and City of London C...

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US Hecla Greens Creek automates Loading with Sandvik Automine

May 30, 2017

US Hecla Greens Creek automates Loading with Sandvik Automine

  Hecla's Greens Creek is the first US underground mine utilizing automated loading technology from Sandvik. The major step will enable increased productivity, improved safety and better cost control...

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May 29, 2017

Engebø project Update: Successful Production of coarse Garnet

Market grade coarse garnet has been successfully produced in the test work campaign. This supplements previous successful test production of finer garnet and implies that a broad range of commercial g...

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Perfect Equipment for tough Missions: Systems from Continental for Construction Machinery

May 29, 2017

Perfect Equipment for tough Missions: Systems from Continental for Construction Machinery

  From health and safety to efficiency and reliability, Continental offers manufacturers of construction machinery the systems they need to deliver on the trends driving their industry.

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May 29, 2017

Breakthrough of the Vadlaheidi Tunnel in North Iceland

The driving operations on the Vadlaheidi tunnel in Iceland have been completed by the consortium Marti Contractors and IAV.

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May 26, 2017

K+S collects several Awards as Attractive Employer

K+S KALI GmbH receives quality seal as one of “Germany’s best traineeship enterprises 2017” K+S AG awarded “MINT Minded Company” title once more K+S Potash Canada chosen as “Top Employer of Sask...

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"Schrobenhausener Tage" Symposium on Renovation Projects, technical Innovations and changing Values

May 24, 2017

"Schrobenhausener Tage" Symposium on Renovation Projects, technical Innovations and changing Values

  The "Schrobenhausener Tage" symposium was a complete success once again. Approximately 250 customers, partners and friends of the company accepted the invitation of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH to att...

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May 24, 2017

Tokwe Mukosi Dam inaugurated in Zimbabwe

Salini Impregilo has assisted in the inauguration of the Tokwe Mukosi dam, in the presence of President of Zimbabwe.

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May 24, 2017

Anglo American appoints new non-executive Director to the Board

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces that Ian Ashby will join the Board as a non-executive director, with effect 25 July 2017.

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May 23, 2017

Sacyr Industrial wins EPC-project in Chile

Sacyr Industrial will carry out an electrical sub-station EPC project in chile for 21 million dollars It consolidates its electrical installations activity in Chile

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May 23, 2017

Final EPC Contract for the Follo Line in Norway signed

Bane NOR and Infranord Norway AS have signed the contract for new railway infrastructure between Oslo Central Station and the Ekeberg Hill. This is the fifth and final EPC contract for The Follo Line ...

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May 23, 2017

Reports of the Death of Coal exaggerated

Statement by QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane As the Mark Twain saying goes: Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated. And so have been the green activist reports of the death of coal, and more ...

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May 23, 2017

Fortescue named Metals Company of the Year

Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue) has been awarded the esteemed ‘Metals Company of the Year’ for all-round excellence at the S&P Global Platts, Global Metals Awards, as well as ‘Industry Leadersh...

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May 23, 2017

Fugro’s Civil Engineering Consultancy supports Developments in Amsterdam

Fugro has entered a partnership agreement to provide civil engineering support in the City of Amsterdam. Together with engineering consultancy firm Sweco, Fugro will support development in three locat...

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May 22, 2017

Parsons welcomes new Senior Vice President and Texas Infrastructure Leader

Parsons welcomes Dean Radeloff to the corporation as Senior Vice President and Texas Infrastructure Leader. In this role, Mr. Radeloff will be responsible for developing and implementing customer-focu...

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May 22, 2017

Sika AG appoints new CEO

Sika has appointed Paul Schuler, currently Regional Manager Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA), as Chief Executive Officer as of July 1, 2017. He succeeds Jan Jenisch who has accepted to become the new ...

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May 20, 2017

A Royal Opening of WTC 2017

It is with great honor and pride, the host of WTC 2017 can announce that His Royal Highness Crown Prince of Norway will open the World Tunneling Congress 2017 Monday the 12th of June.

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May 19, 2017

SSAB entering new North African Markets

SSAB has recently opened an office in Egypt and is working on establishing one in Algeria. Both countries offer great potential for new business opportunities, and the start in Egypt has been very goo...

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May 19, 2017

Cimic’s CPB Contractors wins Baypark To Bayfair Upgrade in New Zealand

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, will deliver the second and final phase of the NZ Transport Agency project, the State Highway2 Baypark to Bayfair Link Upgrade in Tauranga.

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May 19, 2017

Glencore announces Joint Venture with G500 in Mexico

Glencore has entered into an agreement with Corporacion G500 SAPI (G500) to create a franchise platform, to be known as G500 Network, which will service over 1,400 affiliated service stations in Mexic...

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May 18, 2017

New General Manager at Boliden Kevitsa in Finland appointed

Peter Bergman has been appointed as the new General Manager of Boliden Kevitsa. He will take over on August 15.

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Robbins celebrates tough Tunnels for clean Energy

May 18, 2017

Robbins celebrates tough Tunnels for clean Energy

  Ceremony with Georgian Prime Minister commissions Green Power Station

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May 17, 2017

Now LKAB is moving Kiruna in Sweden

On Wednesday 24 May the first of a total of eight heritage buildings will be moved to its new location – the foot of Luossavaara Mountain. The first building to be moved is known as Arbetarbostaden B5...

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May 16, 2017

BHP provides Update on Progress to grow Value and improve Returns

BHP Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie today updated progress on the Company’s roadmap to grow long-term shareholder value.

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May 16, 2017

BHP launched the Think Big Brand Campaign in Australia

BHP Chief External Affairs Officer, Geoff Healy said Think Big was designed to demonstrate the important role BHP plays in the Australian economy and community and more broadly in global economic grow...

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May 16, 2017

RIB Software SE and Swarco sign a Contract

RIB Software SE and Swarco, the market leader in transportation technology, sign a Phase-II-contract (No. 16 / 2017)

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May 15, 2017

Bauer AG confirms a Turnaround in Business Operations in the first Quarter 2017

Total Group revenues rose significantly by 18.9 % to EUR 455.7 million; sales revenues increased by 19.3 % to EUR 379.0 million EBIT improved to EUR 8.5 million (previous year: EUR 4.8 million) a...

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May 14, 2017

Sandvik is investing for strengthened Leadership in Innovation

Sandvik establishes a global rock drill competence and development center at its site in Tampere, Finland. The new center will drive the development for rock drills used in underground and surface dri...

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May 13, 2017

Hatch joins Mosaic to celebrate Milestone at K3 Mine in Canada

The Mosaic Company celebrated a significant milestone for their multi-billion dollar K3 project: reaching potash at 3,350 feet below surface on February 16, 2017. Over the last five years, Hatch has p...

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May 12, 2017

Call for Papers for the 1st European Mineral Processing and Recycling Congress – EMPRC 2018

The 1st European Mineral Processing and Recycling Congress – EMPRC 2018 is going to take place from June 25 – 26, 2018 in Essen. It is an international, peer-reviewed conference with focus on all aspe...

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May 12, 2017

New Board of K+S Executive Directors Team intends to promote Dialog

Dr. Burkhard Lohr becomes chairman of Board of Executive Directors Thorsten Boeckers joins Board of Executive Directors as CF0 Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer elected as chairman of Supervisory Board Tho...

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May 10, 2017

Construction of TurkStream Gas Pipeline’s Offshore Section commenced

Construction of the TurkStream gas pipeline was commenced in the Black Sea near the Russian coast.

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May 10, 2017

Q1: Hochtief increases Net Profit by 40%

EUR 93 million operational net profit (+30% year on year), EUR 88 million nominal net profit (+40%) Operational PBT margin at 3.8%, +20 bps yoy Over EUR 100 million year on year improv...

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May 10, 2017

Elliott Bay Seawall earns Washington Project of the Year

Parsons announces that the Washington Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently named the Elliott Bay Seawall project the 2017 Project of the Year in the Disaster or Emergency C...

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May 10, 2017

Metrostav to build third Tunnel in Iceland

The Czech construction company Metrostav has scored another victory in Iceland. Following the Héðinsfjarðargöng and Norðfjarðargöng projects in the northern and eastern parts of the island, respective...

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May 10, 2017

Costain Oil and Gas appoints Director of Front End and Advisory

Costain is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Martin as Director of Front End & Advisory Services within its oil and gas team.

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In-house Exhibition of Bauer Maschinen Group expanded into new Dimension

May 09, 2017

In-house Exhibition of Bauer Maschinen Group expanded into new Dimension

  Visitors from all over the world, innovations as far as the eye can see, and a unique family atmosphere – the in-house exhibition of the Bauer Maschinen Group is always something special. From 6 to...

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May 09, 2017

Maccaferri announces Collaboration with the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in Italy

Innovation and excellence in environmental engineering

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May 09, 2017

BMT appoints new Chief Executive

BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has appointed Sarah Kenny as the successor to Peter French, the current Chief Executive who retires ...

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May 08, 2017

Major Coal Investment for central Queensland

Statement by QRC Deputy Chief Executive Judy Bertram The Queensland Government has approved the mining leases for QCoal’s Byerwen coal mine, near Glenden.

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First of its Kind: Bucket Wheel Excavator Barracuda makes Coal Mining in China safer and more efficient

May 08, 2017

First of its Kind: Bucket Wheel Excavator Barracuda makes Coal Mining in China safer and more efficient

  Thyssenkrupp has won its first order for its new Barracuda® compact bucket wheel excavator. China Huaneng Group has ordered the bucket wheel excavator based overburden system from the mining unit o...

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May 08, 2017

IEEFA Report: European Coal Sector woes deepen with new Air Quality Mandate requiring One-Third of existing Capacity to retrofit or…

Dilemma adds to headwinds for major utilities; new limits affect 108 plants in particular; implications for investors, with gas and renewables emerging as preferred power-generation fuels

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May 08, 2017

Arrow set to boost east Coast Gas in Queensland

The east coast gas supply is set for a boost with Arrow Energy’s announcement that it will commence work for its proposed expansion of the Tipton gas project in Queensland’s Surat Basin.

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May 06, 2017

Atlas Copco completes Acquisition of Brazilian Compressor Manufacturer

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has completed the acquisition of Pressure Compressores Ltda., a Brazilian manufacturer of piston compressors and related equipmen...

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May 06, 2017

Atlas Copco completes Acquisition of Pump rental Business in Brazil

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has completed the acquisition of Itubombas Locação Comércio Importação e Exportação Ltda, a pump rental company in the Brazilian ...

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May 06, 2017

Atlas Copco wins Orders from Hindustan Zinc to enhance Mining Operations

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won several recent orders from Hindustan Zinc in India for equipment that will make the mining company’s operations take a le...

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May 06, 2017

California High-Speed Rail will make a stop at the Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC)

California High-Speed Rail will make a stop at the Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) in San Diego, California, June 4 – 7.

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May 06, 2017

MMG Chief Operating Officer Resignation

MMG Limited (MMG) announced that Chief Operating Officer, Mr Marcelo Bastos, has resigned from MMG and will depart the Company in August 2017.

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May 05, 2017

Cimic's Sedgman wins Base Metals Project in Australia

Cimic Group’s mineral processing company, Sedgman, has been awarded a contract by Heron Resources Limited to deliver the Woodlawn zinc-copper processing facility and associated infrastructure.

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May 05, 2017

Glencore appoints new Director

The Board of Glencore plc announces the appointment of Martin Gilbert as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

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May 04, 2017

Allu launches new Processor at Shanghai Piling and Deep Foundations Summit

The 7th China International Piling and Deep Foundations Summit was held from the 24th-26th of April in Shanghai. Allu participated for the fifth time, holding a well-attended customer seminar. In addi...

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CDE develops major Glass Sand Project in Tunisia for Smetram

May 03, 2017

CDE develops major Glass Sand Project in Tunisia for Smetram

  2017 will see CDE complete a multi-million materials washing project in Tunisia for the glass industry with new client Smetram.

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May 03, 2017

Höganäs AB announces new President Business Area Industrial

Rune Magnusson, today at Atlas Copco Construction Tools Division, assumes a new position as President Business Area Industrial at Höganäs AB.

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