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April 25, 2018

Study for the Optimisation of Mine Water Management in the Ukraine

DMT supports environmental project in Europe's largest iron ore region

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April 24, 2018

Boliden appoints new President Business Area Mines

Stefan Romedahl has been appointed as the new President Business Area Mines and will  be a member of Boliden’s Group management. Stefan will take up his new post in the autumn of 2018 and will thereby...

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April 24, 2018

Amberg Technologies Ltd.: New Managing Director

The Amberg Group appointed Mr. Svein G. Vatslid as the new Managing Director of Amberg Technologies Ltd.

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April 23, 2018

Sandvik at the World Tunnel Congress 2018: Optimize your drilling

The World Tunnel Congress 2018 is taking place in Dubai, United Arabic Emirates from April 22nd to the 26th. The world’s leading tunneling event brings together experts from all around the world. As a...

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April 21, 2018

Savannah Resources engages Hatch for Mina do Barroso lithium project in Portugal

Savannah Resources Plc has appointed Hatch to conduct a scoping study of a potential mine development for the Mina do Barroso lithium project in Portugal. The study will investigate a potential mining...

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April 20, 2018

New Geosynthetic Support Pad with high Capacity

The system for storing extra-heavy units

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April 20, 2018

Implenia wins contract for Project at CERN in France

Technical tunnelling competences decisive | Contract worth almost EUR 60 million (CHF 70 million) | Diversification of Implenia’s activities in France

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April 19, 2018

DMT expands its Business to Raw Materials for Electric Mobility

The German company is supporting Rock Tech Lithium Inc. in the development of the Georgia Lake Lithium project in Canada.

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April 18, 2018

Eurovia signs an Agreement to acquire the Civil Engineering Company TNT in Québec in Canada

C$170 million (€112 million) revenue Eurovia boosts its operations in Quebec

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April 18, 2018

Endomines commences Employee Co-operation Negotiations at the Pampalo Mine in Finland

Endomines Oy commences co-operation negotiations with its whole personnel at the Pampalo mine in Ilomantsi, Finland, on reduction of workforce. The negotiations concern approximately 40 employees and ...

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April 16, 2018

SNC-Lavalin and JV Driver awarded important EPC contract from INEOS at Chocolate Bayou, Texas

SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) announced that it has, in a joint venture with JV Driver, been awarded a lump sum EPC contract from Ineoe Oligomers, to design and build a polyalphaolefin (PAO) unit at the INEOS...

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April 16, 2018

Flatiron secures Contract on Winston-Salem Northern Beltway Project

Flatiron, one of the largest infrastructure contractors in North America, together with its joint venture partner, Blythe Development, has been awarded the contract to build three additional segments ...

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April 12, 2018

Amur GPP to be supplied with heavy Equipment from Summer 2018

A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, and Aldo Belloni, Chief Executive Officer of Linde, took place in Moscow.

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Moving forward Hand in Hand: MAT Mischanlagentechnik operates under the Name Bauer MAT Slurry Handling Systems

April 11, 2018

Moving forward Hand in Hand: MAT Mischanlagentechnik operates under the Name Bauer MAT Slurry Handling Systems

  MAT Mischanlagentechnik has been delivering state-of-the-art mixing and separation technology for over 25 years. Since April 1, 2018, the branch office of Bauer Maschinen GmbH has been operating un...

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April 09, 2018

Sika’s First Factory in Senegal starts Operations

Sika is continuing to expand its production capacity in West Africa with the opening of a concrete admixture factory in Senegal. The new plant is the first in the country and will be further expanded ...

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April 06, 2018

QRC welcomes new Gas Exploration in the Bowen Basin

Queensland’s resources sector welcomes the successful joint bid by Santos GLNG and Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) to explore for new natural gas resources in the Bowen Basin.

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April 05, 2018

BASF presents new fire-resistant Tail Sealant for Underground Construction at World Tunnel Congress in Dubai

MasterRoc TSG 800 for safer tunneling with lower consumption New soil conditioner MasterRoc SLF 50 for efficient soil extraction  

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April 04, 2018

Wintershall awarded Exploration Licenses in Brazil

Wintershall awarded seven offshore exploration licenses in Brazil’s 15th oil and gas licensing round.

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April 03, 2018

Strabag awarded Tunnelling Contract for Sirius Minerals’ North Yorkshire Polyhalite Project

Design-and-build contract for approx. 13 km tunnel section with portal and ramp Part of underground transport system for Woodsmith Mine in North Yorkshire, England World’s largest deposit of polyh...

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April 03, 2018

Bauer Resources GmbH with new dual Leadership

For three decades, Johann Mesch was at the top of Bauer Umwelt and, since 2010, of Bauer Resources GmbH. On April 1, he left his post and since then Peter Hingott (chair.) und Dr. Roman Breuer have fo...

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April 02, 2018

Cimic's Thiess secures $140 Million Mt Owen Increase

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$140 million increase to its contract with Glencore for coal mining services at Mt Owen in the Hunter Valley, Australia.

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April 02, 2018

Resources win Gold in Job Numbers

Queensland’s resources sector is powering jobs growth across the State with Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showing an increase of close to 10,000 jobs in the February quarter.

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Fugro boosts Efficiency of Super Sewer Site Characterisation with Jack-up Platform Innovation

April 02, 2018

Fugro boosts Efficiency of Super Sewer Site Characterisation with Jack-up Platform Innovation

  Fugro’s leading expertise in over-water geotechnical characterisation has saved time, cost and congestion during riverbed assessment for London’s major sewer upgrade, the Thames Tideway Tunnel.

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March 29, 2018

Atlas Copco opens expanded Innovation Center in Germany

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has inaugurated an expanded innovation center in Bretten, Germany. The center will meet growing customer demand for testing and d...

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March 29, 2018

SMT Scharf on Growth Trajectory

According to the final business figures for 2017, SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) has achieved significant growth in its revenue and results over the past fiscal year. SMT Scharf increas...

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March 29, 2018

European Robotics Forum 2018 - Future of Robotics

Robots will play an increasingly important role in business and life in general, going forward. Digitalization, machine learning and artificial intelligence are fast-forwarding advancements and opport...

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March 29, 2018

World Mining Congress 2018: Stages of Program Formation

From June 19 till June 22, the 25th anniversary World Mining Congress will be held in Astana. Such large-scale event of world significance is held for the first time not only in Kazakhstan, but also i...

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March 28, 2018

Mott MacDonald—SNC-Lavalin JV wins Federal Way Link Extension Contract for Design-Build Management

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) announced that Sound Transit has awarded South County Transit Partners, a joint venture of Mott MacDonald and SNC-Lavalin, a contract for the design-build project management of ...

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March 28, 2018

Nine technical Experts named to Parsons Fellows Program

Parsons announced that nine technical experts have been selected for the corporation’s Fellows Program — a think tank to solve technical challenges through tactical/real-time problem solving, strategi...

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March 28, 2018

Salini Impregilo with Lane wins Contract in South Carolina

Salini Impregilo’s U.S. subsidiary, The Lane Construction Corporation, has won a $181-million design-and-build contract to widen Interstate 85 (I-85) in Cherokee County, South Carolina, confirming the...

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March 28, 2018

Salini Impregilo wins Paris Metro Contract

Salini Impregilo has won a €203-million contract to extend a Paris metro line to the Orly airport south of the French capital. It marks not only the Group’s return to France 20 years since it worked o...

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March 28, 2018

QRC welcomes new Resources Taskforce

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the new taskforce announced by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Matt Canavan tasked with ensuring Australia’s resources sector ...

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March 27, 2018

bauma Innovation Award 2019: Online Application Phase to start on April 3

Award for trendsetting cutting-edge technology Closing date is September 5, 2018 Award ceremony at bauma 2019 in Munich

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March 27, 2018

New General Manager for the Boliden Area

Pär Göting has been appointed as new General Manager for the Boliden Area, effective from 1 June 2018. Pär is the current Mine Manager at the Björkdal mine.

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GeoResources Journal 1-2018

March 27, 2018

GeoResources Journal 1-2018

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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March 26, 2018

Pöyry awarded EPCM services Assignment for Expansion Investment of Agnico Eagle Finland Gold Mine in Finland

Agnico Eagle Finland Oy has awarded Pöyry with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) assignment for the expansion investment of the Kittilä gold mine. The assignment includes...

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March 26, 2018

Skanska selected preferred Bidder for one of Norway’s biggest Road Projects ever

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has selected Skanska as preferred bidder for the first PPP-project in Norway in more than ten years. It is also the largest road contract ever awarded ...

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March 26, 2018

Cimic's Leighton Asia wins Philippines Expressway Project

Cimic Group company, Leighton Asia, has been selected by MPCALA Holdings Inc. to construct the Cavite Laguna Expressway project (Cavite section) in the Philippines. Revenue to Leighton Asia, which is...

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March 26, 2018

Resources Sector CEOs plan to spend more in 2018

A survey of 27 resources company chief executives has found half plan to spend more with local suppliers across regional Queensland in 2018 and none plan to spend less.

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Robbins TBM uncovers spectacular Cavern at Galerie des Janots in France

March 22, 2018

Robbins TBM uncovers spectacular Cavern at Galerie des Janots in France

Workhorse Machine makes progress in difficult Ground

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Kingnor’s Mining Equipment Factory inaugurated in China

March 22, 2018

Kingnor’s Mining Equipment Factory inaugurated in China

  The factory of Kingnor Mining Equipment Co., Ltd. (Kingnor), the joint venture company formed by Normet Group and JCHX Mining Management Co Ltd, was inaugurated in Daye, Hubei Province, China

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March 20, 2018

Glencore to acquire Hail Creek Coal Mine in Queensland

Glencore has reached agreement to acquire Rio Tinto's 82% interest in the Hail Creek coal mine and adjacent coal resources, as well as its 71.2% interest in the Valeria coal resource in central Queens...

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March 20, 2018

New ABB Ability Collaborative Operations Center in Sweden to serve Process Industries

New Collaborative Operations Center in Västerås, Sweden delivers the true benefits of today’s digital technologies by providing  predictive analytics and Key Performance Indicators to improve customer...

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March 19, 2018

Why I'm looking forward to Flood & Coast 2018

Statement of Clare Dinnis, Deputy Director FCERM Strategy, Environment Agency

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March 19, 2018

Strengthening of Nordic Mining's Group Management: New Chief Financial Officer

Nordic Mining expands its management and has appointed new Chief Financial Officer to strengthen its financial operations going forward.

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March 19, 2018

Cimic’s Thiess wins Dawson South Extension in Australia

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$190 million contract extension from Anglo American to continue to provide mining services at Dawson South in Queensland’s Bowen B...

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March 16, 2018

Orica and Elphinstone celebrate Australian Innovation and regional Jobs

Orica and Elphinstone today celebrated the successful launch of the new Bulkmaster 7, an Australian designed and manufactured mobile manufacturing unit that delivers bulk explosives to mine sites.

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A Decade of Bauer in Panama: “Latin America is a growing market”

March 15, 2018

A Decade of Bauer in Panama: “Latin America is a growing market”

  Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH has significantly shaped the development and advancement of specialist foundation engineering and is a reliable partner undertaking excavations, foundations, cut-off walls...

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Major public Artworks for London’s Elizabeth Line

March 14, 2018

Major public Artworks for London’s Elizabeth Line

  Yayoi Kusama and Conrad Shawcross to create major public artworks for London’s Elizabeth line

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March 14, 2018

Hochtief and Vinci to design and build Metro Line in Copenhagen

Joint venture builds 4.4-kilometer underground line and five underground stations. Design and build contract value EUR 460 million.

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Argentina’s „Train to the Clouds“ departs for the Future

March 12, 2018

Argentina’s „Train to the Clouds“ departs for the Future

  Team of experts from Austria develops risk analysis using innovative methods

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March 09, 2018

Dispute about Deliveries of Smelter Sludge determined

Skellefteå District Court announced its ruling today in the dispute relating to Boliden’s deliveries to Arica, Chile in the mid-1980s.

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March 09, 2018

Nomination Committee of Endomines AB proposed new Chairman of the Board of Directors

The Nomination committee of Endomines AB has prepared its proposal for the appointment of the Board of Directors at the Company’s forthcoming Annual General Meeting on 19 April 2018.

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March 09, 2018

Sika establishes national Subsidiary in Honduras

Sika is laying the foundation for further growth in Central America by establishing a national subsidiary in Honduras. With the new subsidiary customers will benefit from faster supply of Sika product...

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March 08, 2018

International Overview at the 7th Essen Expert Talk on Final Repositories

The current status of the disposal of high-level radioactive waste in Finland and the remediation of contaminated sites in the Ukraine, the Euratom research programme and the ongoing work for the comm...

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March 08, 2018

Andrew Wolstenholme to step down as Crossrail Chief Executive

Crossrail Limited today announced that as part of the planned demobilisation of its delivery and leadership team, Chief Executive Andrew Wolstenholme OBE is stepping down after seven years at the helm...

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March 07, 2018

Pöyry awarded Owner's Engineer Services Assignment for Rabigh-Jeddah-Makkah Water Transmission System, Saudi Arabia

The Saline Water Conversion Company (SWCC) has awarded Pöyry with the owner's engineer services assignment for the Rabigh-Jeddah-Makkah Water Transmission System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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March 07, 2018

Gazprom to ensure long-term Efficiency of Production Complex in Komi Republic

The Gazprom Management Committee took note of the information about the prospects of the Vuktylsky geological and economic area in the Komi Republic.

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Atlas Copco wins Order from Pucobre in Chile to strengthen Mining Productivity

March 07, 2018

Atlas Copco wins Order from Pucobre in Chile to strengthen Mining Productivity

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won a significant order from Chilean mining company Sociedad Punta del Cobre SA. The equipment, which will increase productiv...

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AVN Machine builds Drainage Channel in Freudenstadt in Germany

March 02, 2018

AVN Machine builds Drainage Channel in Freudenstadt in Germany

  Where cities grow, the infrastructure has to keep up. In the Black Forest town Freudenstadt, a drainage channel has been created in the new residential area "Sonnenhalde Süd". A Herrenknecht AVN ma...

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February 28, 2018

SNC-Lavalin awarded a 5-year Framework Agreement with Al Khafji Joint Operations, in Saudi Arabia

SNC-Lavalin’s (TSX: SNC) announces that its subsidiary in Saudi Arabia has been awarded a 5-year framework agreement to provide In-Kingdom General Engineering Services to Al Khafji Joint Operations (‘...

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February 28, 2018

EU Battery Alliance delivers strategic Plan to develop large Scale Lithium Ion Battery Industry in Europe

Leading Edge Materials Corp. is pleased to share the major priority recommendations of the EU Battery Alliance, which were delivered in Brussels on Friday 23rd February as part of the EU Industry Days...

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Elizabeth Line Train makes successful maiden Voyage across South East London

February 26, 2018

Elizabeth Line Train makes successful maiden Voyage across South East London

Elizabeth line train driven through the brand new tunnels for the first time 10 months to go until the launch of the Elizabeth line, which will transform travel across the South East

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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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