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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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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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