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January 19, 2017

Balfour Beatty Vinci appoints new Managing Director for HS2 Joint Venture

Balfour Beatty Vinci announces the appointment of Mark Cutler as Managing Director for its HS2 Joint Venture.

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January 19, 2017

Record-breaking Waste Project to be launched in Egypt

With the help of Cowi, Egyptian authorities are establishing the country’s largest-ever waste management project. Cowi was recently named as the best in the world at handling refuse on the prestigious...

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January 18, 2017

One Cowi in the United Kingdom

Former Cowi subsidiaries, Flint & Neill and Donaldson Associates have rebranded as Cowi in line with current strategy.

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January 18, 2017

Porr Takeover of Franki Grundbau finalised

Porr Deutschland GmbH’s purchase of the longstanding, specialist civil engineering company Franki Grundbau GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Seevetal, was finalised yesterday.

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Robbins Double Shield TBM digs the Andes

January 18, 2017

Robbins Double Shield TBM digs the Andes

  Rock Machine surmounts challenges on High-Cover Los Condores HEPP

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January 17, 2017

Alacer Gold announces 2016 Results and increased 2017 Production Guidance

Alacer Gold Corp. announces unaudited full-year 2016 production results and 2017 production and cost guidance.

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January 16, 2017

New York City’s newest Second Avenue Subway Line celebrates first Phase Completion

From tunnel to track, the Aecom-Arup joint venture engineered New York City’s newest subway line

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January 15, 2017

Bane Nor and the Railway Reform

Bane Nor was incorporated on 01/01/2017 and has a clear responsibility for the national railway infrastructure.

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January 13, 2017

AIMS 2017 Mining in Europe - Call for Papers

Mining in Europe07 – 08 June 2017PPS Lecture Hall Building, Aachen, GermanyIt would be a great pleasure to welcoming you as a speaker or participant.

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January 11, 2017

Boliden invests in the Tara Mine in Ireland

Successful exploration at the Tara zinc mine in Ireland has identified a new mineralisation with an inferred mineral resource of 10 Mtonnes. Boliden has decided to expand the mine’s tailings dam and l...

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January 10, 2017

Wacker Neuson SE’s Executive Board changes

Wacker Neuson SE’s Executive Board changes: Alexander Greschner to take over the role of CSO from Jan Willem Jongert  

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January 10, 2017

Queensland Coal and LNG Exports break new Records

The resources sector continues to underpin the Queensland economy with record coal and LNG exports over the year to December 2016 despite efforts by foreign-funded activists to delay vital natural res...

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January 09, 2017

Restart of SSAB Special Steels in Oxelösund pushed back until the Beginning of February

During the planned maintenance outage at SSAB Special Steels in Oxelösund in the beginning of December, ABB replaced the control system for the power supply of the rolling mill. During the planned res...

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January 06, 2017

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology showcases next Generation Equipment and Services at Conexpo-Con/Agg

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will showcase a number of innovative solutions at Conexpo-Con/Agg, which takes place in Las Vegas, USA, 7-11 March 2017. The focus is, as always, on helping customer...

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January 06, 2017

Marti announces Breakthrough north of the Arctic Circle

The 5,8 kilometers long Nordnes tunnel in the province of Tromsö in northern Norway was successfully broken through on the 7th December 2016

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January 05, 2017

DMT contracted for 3D seismic Survey in Landau

  The technology service provider DMT has been awarded a contract for a high-resolution 3D vibro-seismic survey to determine the geological structure of the subsoil in the Upper Rhine Plain. The seis...

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January 05, 2017

Contract awarded for Whirokino Trestle and Manawatu River Bridge Replacement in New Zealand

The NZ Transport Agency has awarded the contract to replace the Whirokino Trestle and Manawatu River Bridge to the Fletcher Construction Company Ltd.

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January 05, 2017

Bartec Group renegotiates overall Financing successfully

Overall Financing Successfully Renegotiated: Overwhelming Support from Lenders and Shareholder for the Future of the Bartec Group

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January 05, 2017

Costain wins Place on TfL’s new Major Projects Framework

Costain, the engineering solutions provider, has secured a place on Transport for London’s Surface Transport Major Projects Framework (the ‘Framework’), which covers the delivery, upgrade and maintena...

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January 05, 2017

Turquoise Hill Board Changes

Turquoise Hill Resources today announced the appointment of Maryse Saint-Laurent, ICD.D, to the Company’s Board as an independent director effective January 4, 2017.

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January 04, 2017

Increased Gold Grade boosted Endomines Gold Production in Q4 2016

Endomines reports production results for the fourth quarter of 2016. Total gold production amounted to 109.8 kg, which again was an improvement from the previous period and according to plan.

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January 03, 2017

New Partnership between Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority

New strategic Partnership between Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority relating to Rosneft

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January 03, 2017

New CEO of the Datwyler Group

As was announced in spring 2016, Dirk Lambrecht took over management of the Datwyler Group as CEO on 1 January 2017. Paul Hälg, who held the position from 2004, stepped down at the end of 2016 and wil...

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January 02, 2017

Sotkamo Silver announces Extension of Agreement with ABB Oy

Sotkamo Silver is delighted to announce that the agreement with ABB Oy concerning sales of technology, has been extended until June 30th 2017. The agreement covers engineering, design, delivery and su...

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December 29, 2016

Gazprom and Wintershall - 25 years of scientific and technological Cooperation

In Saint-Petersburg PJSC Gazprom and Wintershall have organized a special event, celebrating the 25th anniversary of their scientific and technological cooperation program.

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Using Drones to map The Big Nickel: the World’s largest Coin

December 29, 2016

Using Drones to map The Big Nickel: the World’s largest Coin

  The Big Nickel is the world’s largest coin weighing close to 13 tonnes. It is more than 64.5 million times the size of the standard Canadian five-cent piece, and stands proudly marking the location...

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December 28, 2016

K&S: Gearing up for full commercial Production

Processing Plant Ball Mills Test for 75% Capacity

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December 27, 2016

Samarco Update concerning Tailings and Restart of Operations

Samarco Mineração S.A (Samarco), BHP Billiton Brasil LTDA (BHP Billiton Brasil) and Vale. S.A (Vale) agreed a non-binding term sheet outlining the general terms and conditions for the use of Vale’s Ti...

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Peri – Targeting worldwide Growth

December 27, 2016

Peri – Targeting worldwide Growth

Entering the New Year with product innovation and increased production capacity

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December 22, 2016

Ethiopia inaugurates tallest RCC Dam in World built by Salini Impregilo

Ethiopia has inaugurated Gibe III, the biggest hydroelectric dam in the country with an installed capacity of 1,870 MW and the tallest of its kind in the world. Built by Salini Impregilo, it will almo...

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December 22, 2016

New CFO appointed at BE Group AB

Daniel Fäldt, has been appointed new CFO and member of Group Management. Daniel has a background at Bombardier Rail Control Solutions working as Regional Finance Director for South Europe, Africa and ...

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December 22, 2016

New President of LKAB Berg & Betong

As of 1 February 2017, Björn Koorem will be President of LKAB Berg & Betong AB, a subsidiary group wholly own by LKAB. Among other things, the group provides contracting services in rock reinforce...

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December 21, 2016

Success for Fugro’s rapid Survey System in Tunnelling Awards

Fugro’s innovative work on the condition assessment of a water supply aqueduct has won industry acclaim in this year’s New Civil Engineer (NCE) Tunnelling Awards.

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December 21, 2016

Cimic’s CPB Contractors awarded Logan Enhancement Project

Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, has reached contractual close with Transurban Queensland to design and construct the $512 million Logan Enhancement project in Queensland. The contract will gener...

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December 21, 2016

Implenia wins new Orders in Norway

Implenia wins new orders worth CHF 65 million in Norway – New road construction project in Telemark province | Commission to build four bridges near Harstad

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December 21, 2016

ITA Cosuf: Operating Road and Rail Tunnels in Helsinki

Successful Internal Workshop with Visit to the Finnish Transport Agency, General Assembly and ITA COSUF Award 2016

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December 20, 2016

Skanska's Sale of its Investment in the A1 Highway in Poland expected to be completed in the first Quarter 2017

As announced earlier, Skanska has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) for its investment in the A1 motorway in Poland. The transaction is now expected to be recorded by Skanska Infrastructure D...

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December 20, 2016

Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH improves Ground for a new German Highway Section

Germany has one of the longest highway networks in the world, coming in after China, the USA and Spain. According to the German Federal Statistical Office, it comprises almost 13,000 kilometers, and c...

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December 19, 2016

Inauguration of Vinci’s first Public Private Partnership (PPP) Motorway in the United States

12 km of new infrastructure connecting Indiana and Kentucky: a cable-stayed bridge, a dual-tube tunnel and 19 engineering structures A 35-year PPP One of the country’s largest transportation imp...

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December 19, 2016

LKAB’s new Open-pit Mine Mertainen is mothballed

  LKAB’s new open-pit mine Mertainen outside Svappavaara will not be taken into production. The prevailing situation in the market means that the mine will be mothballed until circumstances change.

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December 19, 2016

Endomines: Management Changes

Endomines has recruited a General Manager (“GM”) for its Pampalo Gold Mine and other operations at Karelian Gold Line, Finland. MSc (mining engineering) Seppo Tuovinen will take the post from the 1st ...

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December 17, 2016

Metrostav to build Road Bypass around Kongsberg in Norway

A consortium of Metrostav and the Norwegian companies Bertelsen & Garpestad AS and Hag Anlegg has been awarded a contract to build a road bypass around the city of Kongsberg in Norway.

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December 17, 2016

Petropavlovsk PLC Transaction Update

Petropavlovsk PLC ("Petropavlovsk" or the "Company" or, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") announces the following update on recent proposed acquisitions.

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December 17, 2016

K&S – Full Commercial Production nears with Commencement of Mining Operations

IRC Limited (“IRC” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; Stock Code 1029) is pleased to announce that the commissioning of K&S continues to make good progress.

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Engineer and entrepreneur Martin Herrenknecht receives the Werner von Siemens Ring

December 17, 2016

Engineer and entrepreneur Martin Herrenknecht receives the Werner von Siemens Ring

Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht accepted the Werner von Siemens Ring – one of the most prestigious technical engineering awards – on December 13, 2016 in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences a...

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December 16, 2016

Eldorado announces Retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer and names Successor

Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado" or the "Company") today announced that Mr. Paul Wright will retire from his position of President and Chief Executive Officer following the Company's 2017 Annual ...

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December 16, 2016

Balfour Beatty Vinci delivers Success through Use of 4D Modelling on Motorway Upgrade

Balfour Beatty Vinci, the joint venture working on the conversion of the M5 Junctions 4a to 6 smart motorway project on behalf of Highways England, has achieved significant results through the use of ...

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December 15, 2016

Superior adds primary Crusher to Company’s growing Processing Portfolio

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has unveiled a new machinery solution for crushing applications called the Li...

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December 15, 2016

Petropavlovsk PLC: Production Update

Petropavlovsk PLC ("Petropavlovsk" or the "Company" or, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") outlines the results of the previously announced Impact Assessment at Pioneer's Andreevskaya deposi...

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December 14, 2016

Mining Concession for Boliden’s Deposit in Laver/Sweden rejected

The Chief Mining Inspector has decided to reject Boliden’s application for a mining concession for the deposit in Laver. The grounds for this decision are that a Natura 2000 permit for extracting the ...

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December 14, 2016

Ivanhoe Mines expects PEA for Copper Mining on the Kakula and Kamoa Deposits in the D.R. Congo very shortly

Ivanhoe Mines expects to issue independent, preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of initial options for the start-up of copper mining on the Kakula and Kamoa deposits in the D.R. Congo this week

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December 14, 2016

SMT Scharf acquires major Order with follow-up Potential outside the Coal Mining Sector

SMT Scharf AG has received a strategically important major order from Sweden's Sandvik Group. The order with a significant volume comprises the delivery of rail and cable management systems that are t...

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December 13, 2016

Next international renewable Energy Conference Mexirec in Mexico City 11-13 September 2017

The Government of Mexico announced that it has teamed up with Ren21 – the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century - to organise the next International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) i...

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December 13, 2016

Strabag Subsidiary Züblin to build new Kriegsstraße Car Tunnel in Karlsruhe in Germany

Karlsruher Schieneninfrastruktur-Gesellschaft mbH (KASIG) is putting its trust in the civil engineering competence of Ed. Züblin AG. The Strabag Group subsidiary is leading a consortium with Schleith ...

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December 12, 2016

Cimic's Thiess extends Operations in Botswana

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, through its 60% share in the Majwe Mining Joint Venture, has secured a new two-year contract with Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng mine in Bots...

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December 12, 2016

U.S. subsidiary Lane of the Salini Impregilo Group has won Contracts in U.S. and UAE

The Lane Construction Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of the Salini Impregilo Group, has won contracts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States (Pennsylvania), while becoming the apparen...

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December 12, 2016

CFO is leaving BE Group

BE Group announced today that Andreas Karlsson will leave BE Group for a position as CFO at Panlink.

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December 12, 2016

Ivanhoe Mines’ Geologists receive the 2016 Colin Spence Award in global Mineral Exploration for the Flatreef Discovery in South Africa

Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN, OTCQX: IVPAF), and Lars-Eric Johansson, Chief Executive Officer,  congratulated Sello Kekana and Dr. David Broughton, two key members o...

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December 11, 2016

President of Colombia opens the Regasification Terminal of Cartagena de Indias

With a capacity of 400 million cubic feet of liquefied gas per day the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, inaugurated the first regasification terminal in Cartagena de Indias, executed by Sacy...

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December 11, 2016

Fletcher awarded Tender to build next Section of the Kapiti Expressway

The NZ Transport Agency has awarded the contract for the construction of the 13 km Peka Peka to Ōtaki section of the Kāpiti Expressway to Fletcher, with work on the ground set to get under way in mid-...

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December 11, 2016

New strategic Partnership between Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority relating to Rosneft

Glencore and QIA have concluded various agreements which provide for the establishment of a 50:50 consortium (the Consortium).The Consortium has entered into agreements in connection with the further ...

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December 09, 2016

Pöyry introduces Changes to its Group Executive Committee

Pöyry continues to simplify and strengthen its business operations and adjusts its management structure.

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December 08, 2016

New General Manager of Boliden’s Odda Zinc Smelter

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

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December 08, 2016

Green Shoots emerge among Challenges for Exploration in Australia

Good, but could do better, that’s the assessment of the 2015-2016 year by the state’s exploration sector.

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December 07, 2016

Morgan Sindall BeMo Joint Venture appointed to London Underground Framework

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

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December 07, 2016

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

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

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December 07, 2016

Costain to use augmented Reality to assess radioactive Pipelines

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

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December 07, 2016

BAM appoints Director Governance, Risk and Compliance

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

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December 06, 2016

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

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

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December 06, 2016

Queensland's Regions will reap from Resources

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

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December 05, 2016

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

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

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December 04, 2016

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

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

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German Mining Equipment Manufacturers have come out of Recession

December 02, 2016

German Mining Equipment Manufacturers have come out of Recession

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

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December 02, 2016

BHP Billiton announces Samarco Funding

BHP Billiton has approved further financial support for Samarco.

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December 02, 2016

Hermann Paus inducted into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame

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

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November 30, 2016

SMT and Sandvik expand their Collaboration

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

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November 30, 2016

International Ground Support Summit in Santiago de Chile

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

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November 30, 2016

Biomore at the 45th Geomechanics Colloquium in Freiberg

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

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November 30, 2016

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

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

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November 29, 2016

Petropavlovsk PLC announces Management Changes

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

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