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October 23, 2017

Rema Tip Top announces new Director Global Belting Sales

Rema Tip Top is launching an international sales campaign with Bertrand Heckel as the Director Global Belting Sales

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Biomore presented Underground Installation of Pilot Plant in Rudna Mine

October 23, 2017

Biomore presented Underground Installation of Pilot Plant in Rudna Mine

  Concept tested at KGHM – Biomore project press conference at KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. in Lubin, Poland

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October 20, 2017

Akastor ASA: MHWirth awarded Contract for West White Rose Project

MHWirth AS, a company owned by Akastor ASA, has today received a contract from Wood Group Canada Inc for delivery of a drilling package, including equipment, engineering and services for the West Whit...

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October 18, 2017

Bilfinger extends comprehensive Framework Agreement with Statoil until 2031

Contract period of 13 years, total volume of about €400 million Order covers insulation, scaffolding, surface treatment and operational support services for offshore facilities Strong market pos...

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October 18, 2017

Inside Perth’s Tunnel in Australia

Australian newspaper The West Australian publishes the first images of the tunnel being excavated under the city of Perth as part of the Forrestfield-Airport Link project.

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October 17, 2017

Vinci Subsidiary wins a Contract to build an Oil Pipeline for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) in Canada

The project will be carried out in a joint venture with Canadian company Macro Enterprise Inc. Construction of an 85-km oil pipeline in British Columbia

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October 17, 2017

Partnership between Hatch and Shrader Engineering

Hatch Shrader: Partnership will push the Boundaries of Technology for critical Infrastructure

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October 17, 2017

Negotiations finalised: Stake in Rosneft held by Glencore-QIA Consortium

Glencore refers to the announcement on 8 September 2017 in which it announced that the Consortium had concluded an agreement with CEFC China Energy Company Limited (CEFC) for the disposal by the Conso...

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October 16, 2017

BAM wins Road Infrastructure Contract at global Trade Enabler DP World’s Flagship in Dubai

BAM International bv – the operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, active outside Europe – has been awarded a design and construct contract to build road infrastructure worth €14.5 million for global...

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October 16, 2017

Strabag SE celebrates 10 Years on the Stock Market

Strabag SE listed on Vienna Stock Exchange since 19 October 2007 Shares outperformed ATX benchmark index in 10-year comparison Shareholders have been paid the promised dividend every year

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October 14, 2017

Fugro boosts Offshore Wind Projects in Taiwan

Global experience at over 100 offshore wind farms has led to involvement for Fugro in the emerging offshore wind farm market in Taiwan.

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October 13, 2017

Regular Land Releases Feed Future Exploration Success in Queensland

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the release of the Annual Exploration Program for 2017-18, which includes more than 19,000 square kilometres for gas, minerals and coal exploration....

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October 12, 2017

Continental acquired South African Tech Company to further develop its Services for the Conveyor Industry

Strengthen sensor expertise for permanent and predictive maintenance competence Basic foundation for offering new services to current and new customers Hardware and software knowhow for early de...

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October 07, 2017

39th Annual Short Course: Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice

The Cockrell School of Engineering announces that the 39th Annual Short Course Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice will be hosted a little bit earlier in 2018.

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October 06, 2017

Locomotives at Gazprom's Obskaya-Bovanenkovo Railroad to be fueled with LNG

Vyacheslav Tyurin, Director General of Gazpromtrans, and Mikhail Likhachev, Director General of Gazprom Gazomotornoye Toplivo, signed a Cooperation Agreement at the 7th St. Petersburg International Ga...

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October 06, 2017

Wintershall Norge announces Managing Director of its Norwegian Subsidiary

Wintershall announced Hugo Dijkgraaf as new Managing Director of its Norwegian subsidiary

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October 06, 2017

Atlas Copco collaborates with Saab and Combitech to develop safe Mining Digitalization Solutions

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity, will collaborate with defense and security company Saab AB and its subsidiary Combitech AB to provide mining customers with solutions for a...

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October 06, 2017

Turquoise Hill hosts financial Community Visit to Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia

Turquoise Hill Resources conducted a financial community mine site visit to Oyu Tolgoi on October 3-5, 2017. The Company hosted investors and analysts for a tour of the mine as well as presentations b...

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October 04, 2017

SNC-Lavalin awarded Contract by Acron Group Subsidiary Novgorodskiy GIAP for Engineering and Licensing Services at the Dorogobuzh Project in Russia

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces that it has been awarded a contract by Novgorodskiy GIAP, a subsidiary of Acron Group, for the development of engineering design packages and licensing services for a ...

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October 04, 2017

Sandvik Service Agreement boosts Productivity in China

A Sandvik 365 service agreement has improved productivity at Kailin’s mining operations in Jinzhong, in southwest China.

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October 02, 2017

Huesker Group established Australian Subsidiary

Following the recent acquisition of NBW Mining (Aust) Pty Ltd, the Huesker Group established Huesker Australia Pty Ltd. Currently on a global expansion drive, Huesker Australia will better enable the ...

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October 02, 2017

Balfour Beatty’s A21 major Upgrade from Tonbridge to Pembury in UK officially open

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has officially opened its major A21 upgrade project for Highways England.

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October 02, 2017

Coffey boosts the Melbourne geotechnical Team

Coffey boosts the Melbourne geotechnical team with the appointment of two Principals.

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Lovsuns EPB-TBMs for Metro Tunnels in Istanbul

September 28, 2017

Lovsuns EPB-TBMs for Metro Tunnels in Istanbul

  Huge Demand for TBM Tunneling in Turkey

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Loesche CCG Grinding Plant with modern vertical Roller Mill for Siam City Cement in Sri Lanka

September 28, 2017

Loesche CCG Grinding Plant with modern vertical Roller Mill for Siam City Cement in Sri Lanka

  First flexible CCG grinding plant (Compact Cement Grinding) in a jumbo design on the market.

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September 28, 2017

Skanska’s CEO to step down in 2018

Skanska’s President and CEO Johan Karlström has notified the Skanska AB Board of Directors that he wishes to step down. He will remain President and CEO until Skanska’s Annual General Meeting, April 1...

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September 28, 2017

Breaking through to speed Millions of Rail Journeys in Norway

After 21 months of tunneling through Norwegian rock, success was just 1.5 meters away, through a final rock face. On August 29, our Ulriken Tunnel team crossed that final distance and became stars, if...

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September 28, 2017

China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Episode two: A Vision encased in Steel

BHP’s diverse portfolio and long-term commitment to our relationships within Asia means we are well positioned to help make the promise of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) a reality.

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September 27, 2017

The Time is now for Digitalization: Equipment for the Mining and Construction Industries

Almost 200 Sandvik customers from around the world gathered in Tampere, Finland, to look at the emerging cutting-edge technologies coming to the mining industry.

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September 27, 2017

Natura Assessment related to Mining Operations of Keliber’s Lithium Project in Finland submitted to Authorities

Keliber Oy ("the Company") has submitted the Natura assessment related to the impact of the mining operations of the lithium project to the Natura area of Vionneva to the South Ostrobothnia ELY Center...

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September 27, 2017

DMT begins seismic Survey in the Netherlands

The Essen-based exploration and engineering company DMT was contracted by the Canadian oil and gas producer, Vermilion Energy Inc. to carry out a seismic exploration survey in the Netherlands. The fie...

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September 22, 2017

Uniper and Singapore’s Pavilion Gas sign LNG Deal

Uniper and Singapore’s Pavilion Gas sign LNG deal providing access to their assets in respective home markets: Deal will enhance flexibility within portfolios of both companies Uniper will benef...

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September 22, 2017

Eldorado Gold enters constructive Dialogue with Greek Government

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado", "the Company" or "we") announced that it has entered into constructive dialogue with Greece's Ministry of Energy and Environment ("MoE") in respect to the develo...

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September 21, 2017

Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel plan to create new No. 2 in European Steel Market

Memorandum of understanding signed to combine European steel activities in 50/50 joint venture Positioning as strong quality and technology leader Annual synergies of €400 million to €600 millio...

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September 21, 2017

Sale of Brazilian Steel Mill CSA complete

The sale of the CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico (CSA) steel mill in Brazil to the Latin American steelmaker Ternium is complete.

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September 20, 2017

Changes to the Board of Directors of Nordic Mining ASA

Tore Viana-Rønningen has given notice of his resignation from the Board of Directors of Nordic Mining ASA.

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September 19, 2017

Alberta Transportation awards Peace River Bridge Twinning Project in Alberta to Flatiron/Aecon Joint Venture

Flatiron Construction Corp. (FLATIRON) together with its joint venture partner, AECON, has been selected by Alberta Transportation to construct the Peace River Bridge structure and twinning Highway 2 ...

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September 19, 2017

Sustainable and reliable Hatch-designed Chaudière Dam in Canada officially opens

In 1998, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) began the commissioning of physical investigative studies and engineering feasibility studies for the Big Chaudière Dam, one of the three d...

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Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

September 19, 2017

Robbins Slurry TBM ramps up for Mumbai Metro Line 3

  The first of two Slurry TBMs, a rebuilt 6.65 m (21.8 ft) diameter machine, passed its factory acceptance on September 4, 2017 in Singapore. The machine, fitted with a Robbins cutterhead and outer s...

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September 18, 2017

BHP celebrated two important Milestones for Olympic Dam in Australia

BHP celebrated two significant milestones at Olympic Dam with first ore from the high-grade underground expansion into the Southern Mining Area (SMA) and the first copper cathode produced from its hea...

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September 18, 2017

Crossrail: Elizabeth Line permanent Track Installation is complete

A significant milestone has been marked with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway.

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September 18, 2017

New Zealand leads the World in zero Emission renewable Grid Electricity

New Zealand leads the world in zero emission renewable grid electricity now at 85%. With a nice balance between geothermal, hydroelectric, unusually continuous wind power and some solar, the country h...

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September 18, 2017

New Conveyor Components Territory Manager for Superior Industries in USA

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has hired Terry O’Hearn as its new conveyor components territory manager for t...

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September 14, 2017

Strabag Subsidiary awarded Tunnelling Contract in Singapore

Tunnelling works for sewerage system in Singapore Contract volume: € 309 million Construction time from March 2018 to September 2023

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September 14, 2017

Major Contract for Construction of new Lock at Terneuzen in the Netherlands

The Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Commission (Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie, VNSC, a partnership between the Netherlands and Flanders for jointly managing the Scheldt estuary) has commissioned the Sasse...

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September 14, 2017

SSR Mining's Seabee Gold Operation strong preliminary Economic Assessment supports Mine Expansion Plan

SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM) (TSX: SSRM) ("SSR Mining") reports the results of a Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for the Seabee Gold Operation in Saskatchewan, Canada prepared with SRK Consu...

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September 14, 2017

Inauguration of the Gabes-Sfax Motorway in Tunisia

Tunisian Public Works Minister has inaugurated the opening of the motorway section Sfax North-Sfax Sud-Mahres built by Salini Impregilo as part of the Trans-Maghreb Motorway Axis, an international pro...

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September 14, 2017

Eldorado Gold received Olympias Operating Permit and Permit for the Tailings Management Facility at Kokkinolakkas in Greece

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") confirms that it has received the Olympias Operating Permit and the modified Electromechanical Installation Permit for the tailings management f...

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September 13, 2017

Alacer Gold provides Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project Photos

Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer" or the "Corporation") [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] has published a photographic update on the Çöpler Sulfide Expansion Project. The presentation can be found here. Source: Alace...

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September 12, 2017

UGL awarded Melbourne suburban Network O&M Contract

Cimic Group company, UGL, as part of the Metro Trains Melbourne joint venture, has been awarded a contract to continue the operations and maintenance of the Melbourne suburban train network for a furt...

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September 12, 2017

Eldorado Gold announces amended Investment Plans in Greece

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") announces plans to suspend investment at its operating mines, development projects and exploration assets in Greece.

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September 11, 2017

Stake in Rosneft held by Glencore-QIA Consortium

The consortium (the Consortium) controlled by Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority has concluded an agreement with CEFC China Energy Company Limited (CEFC) regarding a transaction in terms of which...

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September 08, 2017

Cimic's CPB Contractors wins Pacific Highway Upgrade Works

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Roads and Maritime Services to deliver main civil work for the Devils Pulpit to Richmond River section of the Woolgoolga and Ballina Pacific ...

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September 08, 2017

Costain awarded FEED Study Contract for Tolmount Gas Onshore Plant at Dimlington in UK

Costain will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for onshore plant to receive gas from a new sub-sea pipeline in Dimlington, on the East Yorkshire coast. The gas will come from the...

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September 08, 2017

Strabag constructing Africa’s highest Bridge

223 m high and 1,132 m long bridge over the river Mtentu in eastern South Africa Contract value: approx. € 106 million Construction to last 40 months

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September 08, 2017

Cimic's Thiess awarded Coal Mine Contract in Indonesia

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a new contract at Gunung Bara Utama (GBU) Coal Mine in the West Kurai region, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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September 05, 2017

Queensland leads the Way with new Gas Supplies

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) congratulates Minister Lynham on awarding Senex as the preferred tenderer for a Petroleum Lease in the Surat Basin.

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September 04, 2017

CDM Smith names new Chairman and CEO

CDM Smith’s board of directors has named Timothy B. Wall as its next Chairman and Chief Executive officer. He will succeed retiring Chairman and CEO Stephen J. Hickox on January 2, 2018.

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September 04, 2017

CBE Group, 30 years of Experience in the Tunnelling Industry

Thirty years of experience allowed CBE Group to become one of the major operators in the tunnel industry in 2017, active on every continent, with more than 480 projects achieved. CBE Group is now the ...

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Innovative Slope Stabilization: Bauer Schweiz carries out Foundation Work for a Research and Laboratory Building in Zurich

September 01, 2017

Innovative Slope Stabilization: Bauer Schweiz carries out Foundation Work for a Research and Laboratory Building in Zurich

  The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETH Zürich for short, is building a new research and laboratory complex. The seven-floor building with around 21,000 m² of floor space is planned t...

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September 01, 2017

SNC-Lavalin awarded Design and Engineering Contract in Malaysia by Gunung Hydropower Sdn. Bhd

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announces that it has been awarded the engineering and design contract in the first stage of an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (“EPCM”) contract by Gunung ...

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August 30, 2017

Vinci Construction selected to improve Drinking Water Supply to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam

Design-build of a 10 km water transmission pipeline to supply the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, the economic capital of Vietnam Contract with a value of $69 million (€60 million)

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August 29, 2017

4TRANSIT Joint Venture wins Metrolinx Contract for Regional Express Rail Program in Canada

The 4TRANSIT joint venture, comprising three leading Canadian engineering consulting firms, Hatch, Parsons, and WSP (TSX:WSP), announces that it has been awarded a CAD $300 million contract for provid...

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August 28, 2017

A further Milestone - K+S opens new Potash Port Facility in Vancouver

Today, K+S and partner Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) celebrate the opening of a new potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, one of Vancouver’s ports. Following the launch of production at ...

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August 28, 2017

The Kiruna Move in Sweden continues

On Thursday 31 August the fifth of a total of eight heritage buildings will be moved to its new location – the foot of Luossavaara Mountain. Now, it's time for the so-called Ingenjörsvillan to be move...

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August 24, 2017

Orica CEO Brisbane Mining Club Speech

This afternoon, Orica CEO, Alberto Calderon, addressed industry leaders at the Brisbane Mining Club.

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August 23, 2017

Balfour Beatty appointed as preferred Bidder for Hinkley Point C Tunnelling and marine Package

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announced that it has been appointed by EDF Energy as preferred bidder for the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station tunnelling and marine works...

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August 22, 2017

Sweco to plan and design Modernisation of Stockholm Central Station

The Swedish Transport Administration has commissioned Sweco to plan and design the modernisation of the station environment and railway network at Stockholm Central Station. The project covers the ent...

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August 22, 2017

BHP announces 2017 financial Results

BHP released its full year results on 22 August 2017:

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August 21, 2017

Schulte Strathaus now offering integral Solutions for Conveyor Belts

With the introduction of an in-house developed transfer point seal for belt conveyors, the German manufacturer Schulte Strathaus can now offer integral solutions for conveying systems.

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August 21, 2017

New Panama Canal built by Salini Impregilo registers 2,000 New Panamax Transits

The new Panama Canal, built by a consortium led by Salini Impregilo, has registered the transit of more than 2,000 ships, a greater number than had been anticipated after a little more than a year in ...

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