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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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March 27, 2019

Experienced Conveyor Components Salesman joins Superior in Northeast U.S.

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, says industry veteran Cary Octavio is its new territory sales manager for conv...

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March 26, 2019

Agreement with Kalium Lakes: K+S secures Access to Potassium Sulfate in Australia

Agreement to purchase up to 90,000 tonnes of potassium sulfate a year possibly starting 2021 Distribution of specialty fertilizer planned in Australia, Asia and Oceania Agreement supports Shaping ...

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GeoResources Market Place 2.0

March 26, 2019

GeoResources Market Place 2.0

GeoResources Market Place 2.0 for Resources, Mining, Tunnelling, Geotechnics - Equipment and Services. We are pleased to present to you the 2nd edition of the GeoResources Market Place. Download by c...

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GeoResources Journal 1-2019

March 26, 2019

GeoResources Journal 1-2019

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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March 23, 2019

Vale informs on the Extraordinary Independent Consulting Committee for Dam Safety

Engineer Pedro Repetto was integrated to the Committee

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March 23, 2019

Cimic´s UGL secures Karratha Gas Plant Contract

Cimic Group company UGL, as part of a joint venture, has been awarded a new contract for services on the Woodside Energy Limited operated Karratha Gas Plant (KGP).

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March 23, 2019

Vale Updates on Barão de Cocais Dam in Brazil

On Friday (22/3), Vale launched the protocol to initiate level 3 of the Mining Dams Emergency Action Plan (PAEBM) for the Sul Superior Dam at the Gongo Soco mine, in Barão de Cocais (MG), Brazil.

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March 23, 2019

Strabag: Financial Close of its project “Autopista al Mar 1” in Colombia completed

USD 713 million project financing Seven international and one national bank are participating in the transaction

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March 21, 2019

bauma 2019: Continental makes Drivers’ Cabs digital – and Machine Operator’s Lives a whole lot easier“

World premiere – the digital generation of the ProViu 360 camera system increases driver comfort and safety in construction and mining vehicles Displays for every need – bright, rugged and in three...

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Milestone for hard Rock Tunnelling: Final double Breakthrough Follo Line in Norway

March 19, 2019

Milestone for hard Rock Tunnelling: Final double Breakthrough Follo Line in Norway

  The construction of Norway's longest railway tunnel marked a breakthrough for the use of tunnel boring machines in hard rock tunnelling. In Scandinavia long rail tunnels have hitherto been drilled ...

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March 18, 2019

Cimic's Thiess wins Contract in Botswana

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, through Majwe Mining Joint Venture (Majwe), has secured a A$1.7 billion contract at Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng Mine Cut 9 project in Bots...

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March 14, 2019

Rail Museum turns Spotlight on Role of Fugro’s geotechnical Expertise in HS2

Soil samples in the laboratory may seem a world apart from the gleaming high tech of the high speed train. Yet both share the spotlight in a current exhibition at the National Railway Museum in York g...

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Robbins EPB and Conveyors complete complex Lot 5 at Emisor Oriente in Mexico

March 14, 2019

Robbins EPB and Conveyors complete complex Lot 5 at Emisor Oriente in Mexico

  Powerful TBM proves itself in both soft ground and hard rock

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March 11, 2019

Van Oord and BAM International complete state-of-the-art Container Terminal in Costa Rica

A consortium of Van Oord and BAM International completed the construction of the APM Terminals Moín in Costa Rica. The inauguration of the container terminal will enable products to be shipped on tran...

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March 11, 2019

Fugro to apply specialist Geodata Services in a Return to Hollandse Kust (west) Wind Farm Development

Fugro has been awarded a further substantial marine site characterisation project off the Dutch Coast.

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March 11, 2019

Bechtel to expand Teck's Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine in Chile

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, has received approval from Teck to proceed with the expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile, comprising a 143,000 t...

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March 11, 2019

BP awards Contracts to BHGE & McDermott for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Natural Gas Project

BP awards BHGE and McDermott SURF and SPS equipment orders for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project The companies are working together to realize efficiencies, drive project synergies a...

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March 11, 2019

Management Appointment at BAM International

The Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv has appointed Mr E. van Zuthem as director of BAM International bv, effective 1 April 2019.

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March 11, 2019

Salini Impregilo and Fincantieri ready to start Bridge Construction in Genoa in Italy 10 Days early

“We are ready with Fincantieri to start work on the underpinnings of the bridge 10 days ahead of the scheduled March 31 date because Genoa must return to work again, offering a future to all those wor...

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March 09, 2019

QRC welcomes Rio Tinto’s Amrun Achievement

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the completion of Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion Amrun bauxite mine project on the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland.

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March 09, 2019

Cimic's Thiess secures Melak Contract Extension

Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$172 million contract extension from Bayan Resources to expand operations at Melak in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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March 09, 2019

Record Queensland Export Value on the Back of Resources

Queensland’s exports have surged to a new record of $82.8 billion – the third record month in a row – on the back of another increase in the value of coal and minerals.

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March 06, 2019

Costain announces new CEO

Costain announces that Andrew Wyllie CBE, after 14 years as CEO of the Company, is retiring in order to pursue a non-executive career. He recently took up the presidency of the Institution of Civil En...

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March 06, 2019

Hatch welcomes Pneumatics Conveying Consulting Expert to eastern North America Bulk Materials Handling Team

Hatch is pleased to welcome Jack Hilbert, pneumatic conveying expert, to the Eastern North American Bulk Materials Handling team.

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March 05, 2019

39th APCOM 2019 „Mining Goes Digital“ in Wroclaw in Poland

Now, the preliminary technical program of the APCOM 2019 conference in Wroclaw (Poland) has been published and is available for download. It is a great compilation of highest quality peer reviewed pap...

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March 05, 2019

Major Upgrade of ABB AbilityTMSystem transforms Future Project Engineering

The new release of ABB’s Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1 brings significant value to capital projects with more flexible and efficient engineering.

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March 04, 2019

Last Tunnel Boring Machine of DMRC’s under Construction Corridors started Work at Najafgarh in January

The last Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) of DMRC’s current phase of construction started work between Najafgarh and Dhansa Stand on the Dwarka – Najafgarh – Dhansa Stand corridor.

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March 04, 2019

Lundin Gold reports Fatality at Fruta Del Norte in Ecuador

Lundin Gold Inc. reports that a landslide occurred on the North Access Road at the Fruta del Norte Project resulting in the death of an employee, despite the extensive rescue efforts of the Company an...

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March 02, 2019

Anglo American appoints a non executive Director to the Board

Anglo American plc announces that Marcelo Bastos will join the Board as a non-executive director, with effect 1 April 2019.

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March 01, 2019

Changes to the BHP executive Leadership Team

BHP Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Mackenzie, announced changes to the BHP Executive Leadership Team to reflect BHP’s simplified portfolio and transformation agenda.

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February 26, 2019

Brumadinho: Overview of measures taken until February 25

Numbers: 395 located; 179 dead; 131 missing Humanitarian actions Vale has been undertaking all efforts to support the people affected in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais), since the early hours of the breac...

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February 25, 2019

The President’s ten Principles for the Future of the Mining Industry

It was the first time that the Head of State, the President addresses the Mining Indaba in Cape Town recently. This emphasized the importance that he and his cabinet place on the future of the industr...

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Robbins Crossover TBM completes Turkey’s Longest Water Tunnel

February 22, 2019

Robbins Crossover TBM completes Turkey’s Longest Water Tunnel

  XRE Machine completed National Priority Water Line set to go Live in March

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Thyssenkrupp to deliver Material Handling system with gearless Conveyor for Anglo American’s new Copper Mine in Peru

February 22, 2019

Thyssenkrupp to deliver Material Handling system with gearless Conveyor for Anglo American’s new Copper Mine in Peru

  Thyssenkrupp’s technology will help to access one of the world’s largest copper deposits containing roughly 7.5 million tons of copper – enough to equip 90 million electric vehicles Gearless con...

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February 18, 2019

Flatiron Partners selected for Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project in USA

Hampton Roads Connector Partners include Flatiron Construction, Dragados USA, and Vinci Construction

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February 18, 2019

New Senior Vice President appointed to lead Normet North America

Greg Hallett has been appointed Senior Vice President, Sales Area North America. He will start in his new role March 1st, 2019. Greg is currently heading Sales Unit USA and will continue to be respons...

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February 14, 2019

QRC calls for Labor’s Australian Future Mines Centre to be based in Queensland

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has called on the Federal Labor Party to commit to establishing its newly announced $23 million Australian Future Mines Centre in Queensland if elected.

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February 14, 2019

Boliden: Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves, 2018

Successful exploration work at Tara continued in 2018, with no other major contributions to report. Exploration drifts are under development at Tara and Kristineberg in order to establish improved loc...

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February 14, 2019

CEO to leave Normet and join Taaleri

Robin Lindahl, President and CEO of Normet Group has decided to leave Normet. He will join Taaleri plc as their new CEO latest 1.8.2019. Taaleri is listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and its busine...

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February 12, 2019

Gazprom continuing to adopt advanced digital Technologies

The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information about the ongoing implementation of advanced digital technologies within the Gazprom Group.

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February 12, 2019

Cimic Group's CPB Contractors wins APLNG Gas Works

Cimic Group company CPB Contractors has been awarded a package of gas gathering and infrastructure works worth approximately $90 million for Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) in the Surat Basin, Queenslan...

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February 12, 2019

QRC welcomes Peabody’s Australian first on rehabilitated mined Land

Peabody Australia is a leading example of embracing technology with an Australian first for mining on rehabilitated land after the company began cattle trials with GPS enabled collars, said the Queens...

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World’s first all-in-one wet Processing System to be revealed at bauma

February 08, 2019

World’s first all-in-one wet Processing System to be revealed at bauma

  Industry-leading wet processing equipment designer and manufacturer CDE has announced plans to introduce its new Combo all-in-one wet processing plant to the global market.

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February 08, 2019

QRC welcomes South32’s $1 million NQ Flood Donation

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed a $1,000,000 donation by South32 to the North Queensland flood recovery.

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February 07, 2019

Implenia wins a Contract in Norway

New construction of a road between Sumstad and Hongsand | Tunnels as avalanche protection measures will ensure increased safety | Order volume of around NOK 230 million (around CHF 25 million)

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February 07, 2019

Strabag awarded Contract to build a Section of the D35 Motorway in the Czech Republic

Construction of a 12.6 km long section between Opatovice and Časy Total contract value: CZK 3.38 billion (~ € 132 million) Project schedule: 44 months

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February 06, 2019

World-first autonomous Trains deployed at Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Operations

Rio Tinto has successfully deployed AutoHaul, establishing the world’s largest robot and first automated heavy-haul, long distance rail network.

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February 05, 2019

Keliber appoints financial Advisors for the Lithium Project Investments

Keliber Oy has appointed Carnegie Investment Bank AB and Nordea Bank Abp as advisors for the equity financing for the Company’s mining and lithium chemical production project. Carnegie will be the Glo...

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February 04, 2019

Vale implements two Sediment Control Membranes on the Paraopeba River

Two of the three membranes that will protect the water withdrawal system of the city of á de Minas, on the Paraopeba River, are already in operation. The second barrier was installed yesterday (3/2/19...

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February 04, 2019

Epiroc acquires US Water Well Drilling Equipment Distributor

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has acquired the assets of Noland Drilling Equipment, a U.S. distributor of water well drilling equipment and relat...

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bauma 2019: Normet Ground Control and Construction Technologies

February 01, 2019

bauma 2019: Normet Ground Control and Construction Technologies

  Sprayed Concrete Today, the use of sprayed concrete in mines, tunnels and other civil engineering structures is an important and integral part of successful, highly productive, and safe rock suppo...

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February 01, 2019

Vale informs on the Hiring of independent Office to assist in the Investigation of the Causes of the Brumadinho Accident

Vale SA informs that it has hired the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP ("Skadden") to select and work together with a panel of experts to evaluate the causes of the rupture of Dam I...

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Implenia is awarded the Contract for the third Section of the Grand Paris Express with Avenir Partners

January 31, 2019

Implenia is awarded the Contract for the third Section of the Grand Paris Express with Avenir Partners

New construction of Line 17 | Le Bourget airport to be linked to the metro network | Total order volume of some EUR 440 million (CHF 500 million)

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Preview Bauma Munich: Bauer Maschinen Group presents state-of-the-art Technology for Specialist Foundation Engineering

January 30, 2019

Preview Bauma Munich: Bauer Maschinen Group presents state-of-the-art Technology for Specialist Foundation Engineering

  Whether it is drilling, diaphragm wall, piling or mixing plant technology, visitors to the Bauma booth FN 520 (open-air area north) of the Bauer Maschinen Group will once again experience the entir...

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January 30, 2019

Construction Machinery Industry on a high in bauma Year — CEO Dittrich: Dare to drive more digitization!

Above-average willingness to invest and positive mood Shortage of skilled workers is the biggest challenge Digitization with room for improvement

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January 30, 2019

Vale announces the Decommissioning of all its Upstream Tailings Dams

Vale S.A. informs that it has presented to the Brazilian authorities its plan to decommission all its dams built by the upstream method.

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