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June 24, 2019

Aker Solutions appointed new CFO

Ole Martin Grimsrud has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Aker Solutions, effective August 1, 2019. He replaces Svein Oskar Stoknes, who is taking over as CFO of Aker ASA on the same day.

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June 22, 2019

Former BHS Warehouse makes Way for new HS2 Station in London

HS2 has released a set of new images showing progress at London Euston where the team this week completed the demolition of the former BHS warehouse on Hampstead Road, close to the new station’s propo...

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June 21, 2019

Resource Jobs resourcing Regions

Employment in Queensland’s resources sector has added an extra 5,730 jobs over the last 12 months – the equivalent of one new job every 90 minutes according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statisti...

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June 20, 2019

New Distributor of Superior Industries Idlers and Pulleys in Chile

Superior Industries Inc., a Brazilian-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announces Korda Products and Services as its new distributor for conveyor...

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Remembering Dick Robbins 1933-2019

June 18, 2019

Remembering Dick Robbins 1933-2019

  It is with deep sadness that The Robbins Company announces the passing of Richard James Robbins, President and CEO from 1958 to 1993. Dick passed away surrounded by family on Thursday May 30, 2019 ...

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June 18, 2019

New President Boliden Smelters

Daniel Peltonen has been appointed new President Boliden Smelters. He will assume the role during December 2019 and will be part of Boliden's Group Management.

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June 15, 2019

Fugro Seep hunting Success Offshore Malaysia

Fugro has successfully completed the first of three Malaysian seep hunting and geochemical campaigns for the Provision of Surface Geochemical Survey for Domestic Waters for Petroliam Nasional Berhad (...

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Sandvik Launch next Generation 2 Series Impact Crusher

June 15, 2019

Sandvik Launch next Generation 2 Series Impact Crusher

  Sandvik Mobile Crushers and Screens roll out the latest upgrade in their 2 Series product offering with the launch of the new QI442 Impactor.

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June 13, 2019

Epiroc wins Equipment Order for Mine Expansion in Chile

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has won a large order from construction company Züblin International GmbH Chile Spa for equipment that will be used...

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GeoResources Journal 2-2019

June 13, 2019

GeoResources Journal 2-2019

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 12, 2019

Normet making History by doing Underground Explosives charging on Batteries

Normet made history by demonstrating battery electric emulsion charging in production environment underground on June 4th in Pyhäsalmi mine, Finland, with their Charmec MC 605 VE SD, for the first tim...

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June 11, 2019

Epiroc to divest geotechnical Consumables Product Line to Mimir Invest

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has entered into an agreement to divest its geotechnical consumables product line.

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June 11, 2019

Zyfra and First Ore-Mining Company to deploy Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Mining in Extreme North

First Ore-Mining Company, a part of mining division of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, and Zyfra, Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider for heavy industries, have signed a Memorandum of ...

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June 09, 2019

Disclosure on Tailings Storage Facilities

Glencore launched a microsite that provides detailed information on the tailings storage facilities (TSFs).

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Robbins EPB caps 62 km of Tunneling with Final Breakthrough at Emisor Oriente

June 05, 2019

Robbins EPB caps 62 km of Tunneling with Final Breakthrough at Emisor Oriente

Completion of Excavation a Landmark Event for High-Profile Wastewater Line On May 23, 2019, a celebration was in order: The last of six 8.93 m (29.3 ft) diameter EPBs had completed excavation at Lot ...

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June 05, 2019

Endomines appoints Greg Smith to lead Endomines’ US and Finnish operations

Endomines announce that it has today, under a consultancy agreement, appointed Greg Smith to lead Endomines’ operations in the US and Finland. Greg Smith has a broad background in energy, merchant ban...

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June 03, 2019

Geothermal energy consolidates its market uptake but much potential remains untapped

EGEC publishes its annual Geothermal Market Report The EGEC Geothermal Market Report 2018 is being published today. This publication comes as the geothermal sector has continued its steady developm...

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June 02, 2019

Hexagon announces new early Warning Radar System for Rockfalls and other fast-moving Events

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, announced IDS Georadar Rockspot, a radar system that fills a critical gap in the monitoring of natural and engineered slopes. The system detects, trac...

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May 29, 2019

Epiroc breaks Ground for Heat Treatment Plant in Örebro, Sweden

Epiroc, a leading productivity provider for the mining and infrastructure industries, today holds the groundbreaking ceremony for a new heat treatment plant for rock drills in Örebro, Sweden.

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May 29, 2019

Umicore and Glencore develop Partnership for sustainable Cobalt Supply in Battery Materials

Umicore and Glencore announce today that they have entered into a long-term revolving agreement for the supply of cobalt hydroxide (cobalt) to Umicore's battery materials value chain.

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May 28, 2019

Sika opens Production Plant in Qatar

Sika is starting operations at a plant in Doha, Qatar, for the production of concrete admixtures. The country on the east coast of the Arabian peninsula is an attractive market thanks to large-scale i...

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May 27, 2019

Ground-breaking 3D Mapping System developed by a Skanska, Costain and Strabag Joint Venture scoops Esri UK Award

Esri UK, the world's leading provider of geographic information systems (GIS), has awarded a solution developed by a Skanska, Costain and Strabag joint venture working on HS2 with the ‘Map Creator’ aw...

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May 26, 2019

39th APCOM 2019 in Wroclaw „Mining Goes Digital“ next Week!

Mining Innovation traditionally starts at an APCOM conference. This year the 39th conference for „Applications of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry“ is performed from June 03-0...

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Successful Re-use for Herrenknecht TBM in The Hague

May 25, 2019

Successful Re-use for Herrenknecht TBM in The Hague

  In The Hague, a refurbished tunnel boring machine (Mixshield, Ø 11,340 mm) has successfully excavated the twin tubes of the Victory Boogie Woogie Tunnel. After only 12 months, in January 2019 the f...

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May 25, 2019

Carmix Machines for the Construction of Residential Area near Moanda Mine in Gabon

The mining company Comilog, a subsidiary of the Eramet Group, has opted for the reliability and strength of Carmix machines for the construction of a large residential area near the Moanda mine in Gab...

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May 23, 2019

EDR: Starting Consulting Government of Ethiopia

The EDR GmbH expands its foreign business on the African continent. In Iraq and Doha, EDR was already active as consultant. Now it is intended to realize projects in Ethiopia.

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Robbins TBM breaks through nearly One Year Early in Nepal

May 23, 2019

Robbins TBM breaks through nearly One Year Early in Nepal

  Double Shield Machine flies through Himalayan Hard Rock

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May 20, 2019

Fugro supports two Ocean Mapping Initiatives with large Crowd sourced bathymetry Contribution

Fugro recently contributed more than 110,000 square kilometres of high-resolution bathymetry data in the North Atlantic Ocean to help improve the quality and coverage of seabed mapping in the region. ...

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May 18, 2019

SMT Scharf continues on Growth Trend in Q1 2019

Group revenue registers significant increase to EUR 14.9 million Operating profit (EBIT) rises to EUR 1.6 million Acquisition of ser elektronik expands SMT Scharf's own competency portfolio Posit...

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May 18, 2019

bauma 2019: Successful Home Match for Rema Tip Top

Rema Tip Top draws a positive conclusion | Strong interest among visitors in trade fair and in-house exhibition | Megatrend digitalisation | “Industrial Solutions“ along the entire value chain

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May 14, 2019

SNC-Lavalin awarded Engineering Design Sub-contract for Scarborough Floating Production Unit in Australia

SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) announced that it has signed two sub-contracts to support the development of the floating production unit on the proposed Scarborough gas field development project in Western Aus...

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May 14, 2019

ICE President visited North East Project Woodsmith Mine in the United Kingdom

Andrew Wyllie visited a polyhalite mine as part of his tour of the region. ICE President Andrew Wyllie has described the Sirius Minerals polyhalite mine as a “fantastic example of UK engineering at it...

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May 14, 2019

Salini Impregilo to build high-speed “Orient Express” Railway in Turkey

Salini Impregilo has won a €530-million contract to build a 153-kilometre section of a new “Orient Express” high-speed railway in Turkey between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria.

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May 14, 2019

QRC welcomes Gold Mine Expansion in North Queensland

The Queensland Resources Council has welcomed the State Government's decision to grant Resolute Mining nine new mining leases as part of a $150 million project to extend the life of its Ravenswood gol...

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May 11, 2019

Thyssenkrupp announces fundamental strategic Realignment

Disclosure of an inside information according to Article 17 MAR: Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel expect European Commission to block planned steel joint venture Executive Board proposes fundamental st...

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May 10, 2019

A14 Project Team begins Testing self-driving Trucks for first Time in England

Highways England has revealed that self-driving trucks are being tested on the UK’s biggest road upgrade, the A14 improvement scheme between Cambridge and Huntingdon, which is being delivered by a joi...

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May 09, 2019

Hochtief-AGM: Strong Profit and Dividend

Strong profit and dividend growth solid outlook enhanced by strategic Abertis investment

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May 08, 2019

Pietro Salini opens World Tunnel Congress: Sustainability, Technology and Innovation main Drivers in Infrastructure

Innovation, technology, sustainability and a focus on youth: these are the key elements in the development of the sector of large, complex infrastructure - and tunnelling.

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May 06, 2019

Sandvik initiates an internal Separation of Sandvik Materials Technology

Sandvik Board of Directors has decided to initiate an internal separation of the business area Sandvik Materials Technology. The intention is to increase Sandvik Materials Technology’s structural inde...

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May 03, 2019

Endomines’ CEO Changes

The Board of Directors and CEO Saila Miettinen-Lähde of Endomines AB (publ) have agreed that Saila Miettinen-Lähde will leave her position as CEO of the company.

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May 03, 2019

Keliber appointed Construction Project Director in Finland

Kai Helkiö (Construction Manager) has been appointed as a Construction Project Director for Keliber Oy's Lithium Project.

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May 02, 2019

Anglo American becomes Founding Sponsor of the World Bank’s Climate Smart Mining

Anglo American has committed to the World Bank’s Climate Smart Mining initiative, by becoming a founding donor to the Climate Smart Mining Facility. It is the first-ever fund that is dedicated to maki...

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Robbins TBM overcomes multiple Caverns to make Breakthrough in France

May 02, 2019

Robbins TBM overcomes multiple Caverns to make Breakthrough in France

  Galerie des Janots Main Beam completes Arduous French Drive

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Huesker prepares for next Step of worldwide Expansion

May 01, 2019

Huesker prepares for next Step of worldwide Expansion

  After completion of an extensive worldwide investment program, which includes multiple new engineering and production facilities as well as an extended sales network, Huesker is now strengthening i...

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April 30, 2019

Mining Lease Approvals confirm long-term Role for Coal: QRC

The Queensland Government’s approval of mining leases to extend the life of the Cameby Downs Mine in the Surat Basin secures jobs, exports and royalties for the State and confirms the long-term role f...

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April 29, 2019

Normet posts a strong Year of Growth and Profitability Improvement

Normet posted a very strong fiscal year 2018. Turnover grew by 21% to 315 Million Euro and earnings before depreciations and amortizations (EBITDA) reached 38 Million Euros almost doubling from 2017. ...

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April 28, 2019

Fugro’s free Seminars reveal the benefits of smart Site Investigation for better Risk and Cost Management of new Infrastructure

Infrastructure professionals can find out how the latest site characterisation strategies and Geo-data sharing platforms are transforming ground risk management in the delivery of major projects as Fu...

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April 26, 2019

Kerstin Konradsson leaves Boliden

Kerstin Konradsson, President Boliden Smelters, will leave Boliden in July 2019. Kerstin Konradsson has been responsible for the business area and member of Boliden's Group Management since 2012.

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Haver & Boecker Expands Global Mineral Processing Presence with Haver & Boecker Niagara Brand

April 25, 2019

Haver & Boecker Expands Global Mineral Processing Presence with Haver & Boecker Niagara Brand

  Haver & Boecker has established its global brand Haver & Boecker Niagara to combine the engineering expertise and product portfolios of its three mineral processing locations in Brazil, Can...

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April 25, 2019

Hatch becomes authorized Value Provider of ABB Robotics

Hatch became an official system integrator of ABB Robotics under the Authorized Value Provider Program (VPP).

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April 24, 2019

The next Step in Mining Interoperability: IREDES and OPC/UA prepare for digital Mining

The „International Rock Excavation Data Exchange Standard“ (IREDES) and VDMA Mining part of “Mechanical Engineering Industry Association” (VDMA) are now pushing ahead the interoperability needed for „...

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April 24, 2019

New Chair of independent Mine Tailings Review

Professor Bruno Oberle has agreed to chair an independent review of mine tailings storage facilities, the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM), the Principles for Responsible Investment a...

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April 24, 2019

Salini Impregilo wins Snowy 2.0 Hydropower Megacontract in Australia

Total orders acquired (or in process of being finalised) in first quarter: €3.9B Order backlog in Australia from 1.5% to 7% of Group’s total Snowy 2.0: The biggest green energy plant in Australia ...

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April 24, 2019

Salini Impregilo Consortium wins Naples-Bari High-Speed Railway Project

Salini Impregilo has won a €608.1-million contract to build a section of a high-capacity rail line between the Italian cities of Naples and Bari that will be part of the Trans-European Network (TEN), ...

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April 24, 2019

Brenner Base Tunnel: The TBM known as “Flavia” is on its Way

On April 16, 2019 at the Mules construction site for the Brenner Base Tunnel, the first of the two large tunnel boring machines that will drive the main tunnel towards the Brenner Pass was started.

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Mühlhäuser’s first fully electric Service Vehicle the MSVe successfully completes first Job in the Netherlands

April 24, 2019

Mühlhäuser’s first fully electric Service Vehicle the MSVe successfully completes first Job in the Netherlands

  In December 2018 the first fully electric Mühlhäuser Service Vehicles (MSVe’s) successfully completed their job on the Victoria Boogie Woogie Tunnel which is part of the Netherlands newest infrastr...

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Chinese Mining Company becomes Co-partner of Halbach & Braun

April 23, 2019

Chinese Mining Company becomes Co-partner of Halbach & Braun

  New Home Market for German Mining Supplier

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April 23, 2019

Keliber applies for a Mining Permit for the Finnish Rapasaari Mine

Keliber has submitted a mining permit application to the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) regarding the Rapasaari mine area.

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April 22, 2019

Strabag Subsidiary Züblin to design and build Wastewater Pumping Station in Qatar

Contract value: € 113 million Project schedule: 30 months

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April 18, 2019

Normet introduces new Technologies for sustainable and green Mining and invests into Factory Expansion in Finland

Normet SmartDrive, a fully electric offering for mining and tunneling construction was launched at Bauma exhibition last week. The fully electric technology on all SmartDrive fully electric battery-op...

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April 17, 2019

QRC welcomes Senex domestic Gas Contract

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) today welcomed Brisbane-based Senex Energy signing its first domestic gas contract from the company’s Project Atlas in the Surat Basin.

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April 16, 2019

Hexagon closes Drill & Blast Gap with Split Engineering Acquisition

Tucson company a leader in fragmentation measurement systems

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April 16, 2019

Komatsu selects ABB for 100th AC Multidrive Order for Open-pit Shovels

The latest Multidrive line-up order extends integration with industry-leading P&H heavy duty shovels used by Komatsu customers worldwide.

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April 14, 2019

Record bauma attracts more than 620,000 Visitors

Around 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries Sharp jump in overseas visitors Exhibitors: Good business and full order books

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April 04, 2019

Cimic Group companies preferred for Cross River Rail Tunnel, Stations and Development Package

Cimic Group companies, Pacific Partnerships, CPB Contractors, and UGL, as part of the Pulse consortium, have been selected by the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority (CRRDA) as the preferred proponent...

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April 04, 2019

Sika expands Production Capacities In Egypt

Sika is developing its mortar plant in Alexandria, Egypt, and investing in additional production lines. This expansion will bring its capacities into line with the rising demand from the booming const...

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April 03, 2019

BHP Board Appointments

BHP Chairman, Ken MacKenzie, announced the appointment of Ian Cockerill and Susan Kilsby to the BHP Board as independent Non-executive Directors, effective 1 April 2019.

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April 03, 2019

Epiroc completes Acquisition of South African Underground Rock Reinforcement Products Manufacturer New Concept Mining

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of New Concept Mining, a South African manufacturer of rock reinforcement products fo...

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April 03, 2019

Keliber applies for an environmental Permit for the Rapasaari Lithium Mine in Finland

Keliber has submitted an environmental permit application for the Rapasaari lithium mine to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland.

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April 03, 2019

Vattenfall and Boliden to work together for a fossil-free Future

Vattenfall AB and Boliden AB have signed a partnership agreement relating to technical development in the field of the electrification of mines and smelters, the circular economy and a fossil-free fut...

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April 02, 2019

Sika starts Mortar Production in Senegal

Sika is expanding production capacity in Senegal, West Africa, by opening a mortar production facility at its existing factory in Dakar. The plant will initially manufacture tile adhesives, grouts, co...

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April 01, 2019

Resources Sector Outlook is good News for Queensland

Strong projections for key Queensland resource commodities was good news for the State’s economy, jobs, exports and royalty revenue, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said.

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April 01, 2019

Chile's innovative Floating PV Project on AngloAmerican's Tailings Pond

Chile has its first floating solar farm installed and on a brand-new type of site: a tailings pond, owned by the mining giant AngloAmerican.

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April 01, 2019

Changes in the Management of Komatsu Germany GmbH

On the 1st April 2019 Mr Ralf Petzold, current member of the management of Komatsu Germany GmbH, will take on the overall management of all three business areas, namely the Mining, Construction and In...

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March 29, 2019

Normet nominated Interim CEO

Normet’s board of directors has nominated Aaro Cantell as the interim CEO starting April 1st, 2019.

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March 29, 2019

SMT Scharf AG reports double-digit Revenue and Earnings Growth

Group revenue registers marked increase to EUR 70.8 million Operating profit (EBIT) of EUR 5.3 million at upper end of forecast range Corporate strategy successfully continued, not least through R...

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