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Fugro achieves CFA Pile Test Record at high Rise Development

July 26, 2017

Fugro achieves CFA Pile Test Record at high Rise Development

Fugro has raised the bar in CFA (continuous flight auger) pile testing during groundworks for a new high rise development in London, UK.

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July 26, 2017

Relocation in Malmberget in Sweden to continue Mining

One of Sweden's biggest urban relocation projects is now under way. Today the first building in the second phase will be loaded for transport by trailer along a seven-kilometre route. The building wei...

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Thyssenkrupp to deliver Conveyor System for new underground Copper Mine in Mongolia

July 25, 2017

Thyssenkrupp to deliver Conveyor System for new underground Copper Mine in Mongolia

  One of the richest underground copper deposits in the world will soon be accessed with the help of high-capacity gearless driven conveyors from thyssenkrupp. As one of the leading global providers ...

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July 25, 2017

DMT explores Subsoil in the Dead Sea

The world's 8th largest potash producer, the Jordanian firm Arab Potash Company Ltd., is engaging the services of the German engineering and exploration company DMT for a ground survey at the Dead Sea...

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Record Number of Birds visiting new Haven on Wallasea Island

July 24, 2017

Record Number of Birds visiting new Haven on Wallasea Island

  Two years on from the completion of Jubilee Marsh on Wallasea Island, the RSPB is celebrating record numbers of birds using the Essex nature reserve.

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July 24, 2017

Glencore to support Paranapanema Restructuring

Glencore plc (''Glencore'') announces that it has entered into an agreement with Paranapanema (''PMA'') to support its capital and debt restructuring through an investment of R$66,000,000 (Brazilian R...

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July 24, 2017

New CEO of Höganäs AB appointed

Fredrik Emilson, 48 years old, has been appointed new President and CEO of Höganäs AB. Fredrik has been responsible for the company’s business in Asia since 2012 and prior to that held the same positi...

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July 21, 2017

Cimic's CPB Contractors preferred for Metro Tunnel Rail Systems in Australia

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by the Victorian Government as the preferred proponent, with Bombardier Transportation, to deliver the Metro Tunnel Project Rail Systems Allianc...

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July 21, 2017

Lane wins State Road Contract in Florida

Salini Impregilo’s U.S. subsidiary The Lane Construction Corporation has won a $76 million contract to widen a section of State Road 408 (SR 408) in Orange County, Florida.

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July 19, 2017

BHP invests in Olympic Dam smelter Operations in Australia

BHP’s Olympic Dam smelter operations will be enhanced through a total of A$350 million investment in the operations, which produce copper products for global markets.

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July 18, 2017

Sika invests in Membrane Production in Russia

Sika is expanding its product portfolio in Russia with the commissioning of a new production line for PVC membranes at its factory in Lobnya, near Moscow. It will now also manufacture high-performance...

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Herrenknecht TBM constructs large Road Tunnel in Switzerland

July 17, 2017

Herrenknecht TBM constructs large Road Tunnel in Switzerland

  The shell of the Belchen rehabilitation tunnel has been completed. Tunnelling ended successfully in Eptingen in the Swiss canton of Basel-Country on June 21, 2017, three months ahead of schedule. ...

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July 17, 2017

Samarco Update

Financial Support BHP has approved a total of US$250 million (BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda (BHP Billiton Brasil) share) in financial support for the Renova Foundation and Samarco Mineração S.A. (Samarco)...

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July 14, 2017

Lane Construction wins Unionport Bridge Project in New York

The Lane Construction Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of Salini Impregilo, in a joint-venture partnership with Schiavone Construction Co., LLC, has won a contract for the Bruckner Expressway over Westc...

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July 14, 2017

Industry Leader and Hatch Employee appointed to the Order of Canada

Bert Wasmund, a Hatch employee for 51 years this fall, has been named to the Members of the Order of Canada. He joins our founder, Dr. Gerry Hatch, who, in 1997, was also bestowed this highest nationa...

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July 13, 2017

BHP's Plan to grow Value

Value and returns at the centre of everything BHP does

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July 12, 2017

Wacker Neuson SE appoints new CEO

Today, the Supervisory Board of Wacker Neuson SE has named the successor to Mr. Cem Peksaglam (CEO), whose contract expires in August 2017. Mr. Martin Lehner, CTO and current Deputy CEO, has been appo...

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July 12, 2017

SNC-Lavalin completes transformative Acquisition of WS Atkins

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) (“SNC-Lavalin” or the “Corporation”) announces that it has completed its acquisition of WS Atkins plc (“Atkins”), one of the world’s most respected consultancies in d...

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July 12, 2017

Salini Impregilo and Lane win Tunnel Contract in Washington, D.C.

Salini Impregilo and The Lane Construction Corporation have won a $580-million contract to build the Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) project in Washington, D.C.

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July 12, 2017

Rio Tinto delivers for the North

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has applauded the significant achievements by Rio Tinto’s Amrun project near Weipa with diversity in its workforce and investment in supporting local suppliers. ...

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July 11, 2017

Cimic's Thiess awarded Solomon Extension in Western Australia

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a contract extension at Fortescue Metals Group’s Solomon Hub in the Hamersley Ranges, Western Australia.

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Renovation of the Battersea Power Station: Bauer executes specialist Foundation Engineering Works

July 10, 2017

Renovation of the Battersea Power Station: Bauer executes specialist Foundation Engineering Works

  The Battersea Power Station, located on the south bank of the River Thames in Nine Elms, London, was constructed in the 1930s. With its four-chimney layout, the former power station is one of the m...

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Mexico City’s record-breaking Crossover TBM makes final Breakthrough

July 09, 2017

Mexico City’s record-breaking Crossover TBM makes final Breakthrough

  Custom Robbins Machine finishes on a high Note under low Cover

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July 05, 2017

Statement by QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane on Kevin’s Corner decision

Yesterday the Land Court of Queensland recommended Minister Lynham grant the Mining Lease and the Environmental Authority be issued for the Kevin’s Corner coal mine in the Galilee Basin, subject to th...

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July 05, 2017

BMD Textiles, subsidiary of Maccaferri do Brasil, wins Brazilian National Innovation Award 2016/17

The manufacturer of specialist geosynthetic products received the award in the “Innovation Management” category.

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July 05, 2017

QRC: Goods and Services Tax (GST) should reward resourceful States

It is time to penalise states that do not develop resources because of pressure from foreign-funded green activists, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane told the Quee...

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June 28, 2017

Eldorado Gold - Update on Kisladag Operations

Eldorado Gold today provides an update on its 100% owned Kisladag gold mine in Turkey. Kisladag is a low-grade, bulk-tonnage, open pit operation that uses heap leach for gold recovery. Kisladag has be...

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June 28, 2017

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall form Joint Venture Company for fossil-free Steel

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall announced today that they have formed a joint venture company to continue to drive the HYBRIT initiative. The three companies will each own one third of the company, which wi...

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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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