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September 17, 2021

New Head Global Production in Normet's Equipment Business Line

Mr Juha Jäppinen (M.Sc) has been appointed to the role of Vice President, Global Production, Equipment Business line, Normet Group.

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Coastal Protection with geotextile Container Systems

September 17, 2021

Coastal Protection with geotextile Container Systems

Large-format tubes and bags as effective erosion protection for banks, coasts and harbours Economic and ecological alternatives to conventional construction methods Safe building structures due to...

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September 17, 2021

Swiss Re sees growing Demand for Insurance Protection, positive Outlook for Premiums

 Need for insurance protection is growing, driven by increased exposures, risk awareness and evolving client needs Swiss Re expects non-life insurance premiums 10% above pre-COVID-19 level by the e...

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September 16, 2021

Why women are leaving the Mining Industry and what Mining Companies can do about it

Women are underrepresented at all levels within mining companies. Yet opportunities remain for the industry to boost female recruitment, retention, and advancement.

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September 16, 2021

Metso Outotec to supply Copper Solvent Extraction and electrowinning Technology to US

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with Florence Copper Inc., a subsidiary of Taseko Mines Limited, to supply copper solvent extraction and electrowinning technology for a plant to be built in Ariz...

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September 16, 2021

Hatch announces new Membership with Propulsion Québec

Hatch announces new membership with Propulsion Québec The first consulting engineering firm to join cluster for electric and smart transportation

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September 16, 2021

Ore Reserves of Keliber’s largest Lithium Deposit increased by 55 Percent

Keliber’s ore reserves estimate has been updated, with an effective date of 31 August 2021. The update is based on the revised mineral resource estimate, published in May 2021. The company’s total pro...

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September 16, 2021

Fugro continues University of Western Australia Chair in Geotechnics for 5 more Years

Fugro’s partnership with the University of Western Australia (UWA) will continue for at least a further 5 years.

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September 16, 2021

Glencore announces Appointment of independent Director

Glencore plc announces the appointment of David Wormsley as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

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September 16, 2021

Hexagon partners with Hard-Line to protect Mines with tele-remote Technology

Hexagon’s Mining division announced a partnership with Canadian company Hard-Line, a leading supplier of automation, teleoperation and remote-control technology for the mining industry. Hard-Line’s Te...

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September 15, 2021

Liebherr partners with Hexagon to deliver next-generation Mine Automation

Hexagon’s Mining division and Liebherr announced at MINExpo in Las Vegas a global framework agreement that advances the next generation of mine automation.

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September 15, 2021

Hexagon announces Agreement with Volvo Construction Equipment to provide autonomous Safety Systems for the Mining Industry

Hexagon’s Mining division announced an agreement with Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) that would allow Volvo CE off-road mining vehicles to be equipped with Hexagon Level-9 vehicle interventio...

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September 14, 2021

Strabag continues to upgrade Hungarian Expressway 67

Two-lane expansion of the 67 expressway over a length of 10 km Contract value of approx. € 77 million

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September 14, 2021

Wärtsilä Energy Storage Solution to support the Decarbonisation of Mining Operations in Australia

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 9.2 MW / 8.7 MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Australia. Zenith sells the electrical power it produces to ...

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September 14, 2021

Hexagon introduces HxGN MineMeasure to maximise Ore Recovery

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions, announced the launch of HxGN MineMeasure, a tailored solution combining blast design software, high-precision drilling, blast movement monitor...

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September 13, 2021

Rema Tip Top AG acquires Austrian Kubicek Fördertechnik GmbH

REMA TIP TOP AG has acquired Kubicek Fördertechnik GmbH, a full-range supplier of wear protection and materials handling technology based in Glinzendorf, Austria. With the acquisition of the full-rang...

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September 13, 2021

Arizona State Legislature approves $4M in ongoing yearly Funding for School of Mining and Mineral Resources

The funding is geared to building a highly educated workforce prepared to meet some of the world’s most pressing technological needs around mineral resources. About 45,000 jobs in Arizo...

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September 10, 2021

ABB unveils game-changing ABB Ability eMine to fast-track Transition to all-electric Mines

ABB recently launched ABB Ability™ eMine, a portfolio of solutions that will help accelerate the move towards a zero-carbon mine. ABB also unveiled the piloting of the groundbreaking ABB Ability™ eMin...

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September 10, 2021

ABB and MEDATech sign Agreement to explore Technologies for net zero Emissions of heavy industrial Machinery in Mining

ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MEDATech to jointly explore solutions to decarbonize mining operations through charging solutions and optimized electric drive systems in batter...

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Epiroc wins large Mining Equipment Order in China

September 09, 2021

Epiroc wins large Mining Equipment Order in China

Epiroc has won a large order for mining equipment and service from Dazhong Mining Co. Ltd. in China. The machines will be used to expand two of its underground iron ore mines in the most safe and prod...

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September 09, 2021

Outokumpu increases Share of Wind Power in its Electricity Procurement to meet Emission Reduction Targets

Outokumpu and Gasum have signed a new 10-year power supply agreement for renewable wind power. The contracted wind power energy covers almost entirely the electricity consumption of Outokumpu's Kemi m...

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September 09, 2021

Implenia signs Agreement to sell Austrian Building Construction unit to ZECH Bau Austria GmbH

Implenia Baugesellschaft m.b.H. plans to sell its Austrian building construction unit to ZECH Bau Austria GmbH, with closing scheduled for end-October. Implenia thus continues to focus on its defined ...

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September 09, 2021

Schaeffler wins Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021

Schaeffler, one of the world’s leading automotive and industrial supplier, has received the Railsponsible Supplier Award 2021 in the “Climate Change and Circular Economy” category for its 100 percent ...

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September 09, 2021

Critical Minerals Explorers connect the Dots to Investment Opportunity

Vital conversations on maximising Queensland’s investment potential through development of Queensland’s burgeoning critical minerals industry are on the agenda today at an inaugural mining and explora...

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Setting the Anchor on Poland’s Baltic Coast - fischer heavy-duty Fixings secure Świna Tunnel

September 09, 2021

Setting the Anchor on Poland’s Baltic Coast - fischer heavy-duty Fixings secure Świna Tunnel

Poland's longest underwater tunnel thus far, the Świna Tunnel, is currently being built between the islands of Uznam and Wolin in the city of Świnoujście. The tunnel below the river Świna will strengt...

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DMT Group Explores Europe’s Geothermal Energy Potential in Development of the European Green Deal

September 08, 2021

DMT Group Explores Europe’s Geothermal Energy Potential in Development of the European Green Deal

DMT GROUP, a global engineering and consultancy group, is playing a central role in efforts to explore Geothermal energy potential across north-west Europe. DMT is providing expertise in seismic measu...

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HUESKER implements first high-performance Robot

September 07, 2021

HUESKER implements first high-performance Robot

- Robotics for more productivity, flexibility and best working conditions Automation with robots has long since found its way into many sectors. One of the world's leading manufacturers of technical ...

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Berco extends Mining Range for plus 200-ton Excavators with first-to-market Undercarriage Components

September 07, 2021

Berco extends Mining Range for plus 200-ton Excavators with first-to-market Undercarriage Components

Berco, a global leader in the manufacturing and supply of undercarriages and components to OEMs and the Aftermarket, has reached another milestone with the launch of its complete undercarriage replace...

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September 06, 2021

Climate-friendly Solutions for all Kinds of Mobility – Bosch is generating Sales of more than one Billion Euros with Electromobility

In electromobility, no other company offers as many options as Bosch: from e-bikes to construction machinery, and from silicon carbide chips to pre-integrated e-axle modules. And this is paying off: i...

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September 06, 2021

Datwyler: Further Specialisation in system-critical Elastomer Components - Sale of Reichelt

With the sale of the online distributor Reichelt to Invision, Datwyler will now be specialising solely in system-critical elastomer components. The deal is due to be completed in the autumn. In the ...

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Sandvik launches 15-tonne Toro LH515i underground loader

September 03, 2021

Sandvik launches 15-tonne Toro LH515i underground loader

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is launching a new, higher-capacity 15-tonne size class loader as a next generation model for the current 14-tonne Sandvik LH514. The 15-tonne Toro™ LH515i has one t...

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September 02, 2021

Epiroc appoints Charlotta Grähs as new General Counsel

Epiroc has appointed Charlotta Grähs as Senior Vice President General Counsel and member of Group Management, effective not later than March 1, 2022. Charlotta Grähs will succeed Jörgen Ekelöw, who wi...

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Dust-, spillage- and maintenance-free Skirtings supplied for Conveying in the Mining and Processing Industries

August 31, 2021

Dust-, spillage- and maintenance-free Skirtings supplied for Conveying in the Mining and Processing Industries

Companies whose daily operations include extraction, processing, crushing and screening of materials are familiar with the problems at the transfer points in conveying systems, such as nuisance dust g...

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Girls set their Sights on Careers in Resources

August 27, 2021

Girls set their Sights on Careers in Resources

QRCA career in the resources sector is firmly in the sights of 20 female Year 12 students from throughout the state who graduated from the highly successful Girls In Resources Life Skills (GIRLS) Ment...

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August 27, 2021

VINCI Construction is awarded the design-build Contract for the Extension of Ang Mo Kio Metro Station in Singapore

• A new metro station on the Cross Island Line (Line 8) and the associated tunnels • A €400 million (S$644 million) contract • A technological challenge in a very tight urban environment

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August 26, 2021

Cossi Costruzioni (Webuild Group) best Bidder for Maintenance Works and Upgrade of Motorways in Italy

Cossi Costruzioni (Webuild Group) best bidder for three contracts for a total of €210 mln. The Group enters motorway maintenance sector, with works aimed at guaranteeing safety for Italy's motorway ne...

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August 26, 2021

Nordic Iron Ore appoints ABB to provide Automation and Electrification Planning for Blötberget in Sweden

Nordic Iron Ore has appointed ABB to scope process control and management systems for a future-proof and fully-digitalized mining operation at the Blötberget iron ore mine

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August 26, 2021

Sika acquires full-range Waterproofing Expert In China

Sika acquires Shenzhen Landun Holding Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of waterproofing systems in China. The company offers a comprehensive range of waterproofing products and technologies, perfectly comple...

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August 24, 2021

MiningForum 2022 in Germany Call for Papers

MiningForum Call for Papers Deadline: 30.09.2021 Have your say at MiningForum 2022    The countdown to Germany's benchmark mining event is on!

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August 24, 2021

Fugro secures another BSH Site Characterisation Contract Supporting German Offshore Wind Development

Fugro has been awarded a geophysical investigation contract by Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)).

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August 24, 2021

Ventia wins Defence Force Engineering Support Contract

Ventia wins Project Land 8120 – bringing best value manufacturing, engineering, and logistics support capability to the Australian Defence Force

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August 20, 2021

Fugro wins another IRM contract with Petrobras in Brazil

Petrobras has awarded Fugro a 3-year contract for subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services in Brazil.

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August 19, 2021

Hexagon awarded significant Project at Laotian Gold Mine

Hexagon’s Mining division has been awarded a fleet management project at Sepon gold mine in Southern Laos. The deployment will see HxGN MineOperate OP Pro implemented in trucks, excavators and auxilia...

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August 18, 2021

HYBRIT: The World’s first fossil-free Steel ready for Delivery

From mine to steel. SSAB has now produced the world’s first fossil-free steel from LKAB iron and delivered it to a customer. The trial delivery is an important step on the way to a completely fossil-f...

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August 17, 2021

Metso Outotec continues to provide Mining Industry Particle Ore Sorting Solutions supported by Tomra Technology

Metso Outotec and Tomra Mining have agreed to continue the non-exclusive cooperation to supply particle ore sorting solutions for the mining and metallurgical industries. The collaboration expands Met...

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August 17, 2021

Webuild: Process concluded for acquiring Seli Overseas, a company specialized in worldwide Underground Excavation Works

Webuild has definitively formalized the acquisition of 100% of Seli Overseas, a company specialized in tunneling, acquired as part of the agreement with Grandi Lavori Fincosit. This completes a furthe...

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August 17, 2021

Thiess awarded 4.5 year Mount Pleasant Extension in Australia

Thiess has been awarded a contract extension by Mach Energy Australia to continue providing mining services at the Mount Pleasant Operation in the Hunter Valley, Australia.

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August 17, 2021

Glencore and Britishvolt sign strategic Partnership for long-term Supply of Cobalt

Glencore has also made an undisclosed investment in Britishvolt The deal highlights the need for strategic partnerships between raw material and battery producers on the roadmap to net-zero; with E...

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August 16, 2021

Metso Outotec to supply a high-capacity Premier SAG mill to Northern Star Resources in Australia

Metso Outotec will deliver a high-capacity, high-powered Premier™ SAG mill to Northern Star Resources Limited’s Thunderbox gold mine expansion located in Yandal Belt, north of Kalgoorlie in Western Au...

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August 14, 2021

Strabag modernising technically challenging Railway Section in the North of the Czech Republic

Extensive modernisation of the bridge over the river Elbe near Děčín východ station and of the Děčín Tunnel Contract value of approx. € 41.5 million Project schedule: 23 months

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August 13, 2021

SMT Scharf AG reports significant Revenue and Earnings Growth in the first Half of 2021

Group revenue rises to EUR 30.8 million in H1 2021 Operating profit (EBIT) improves to EUR 3.1 million Continued high order book position of EUR 45.1 million as of the reporting date FY 2021 fore...

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August 12, 2021

Costain delivers Paddington Elizabeth Line Station to Transport for London (TfL)

Built by delivery partner Costain, in a joint venture with Skanska, the Paddington Elizabeth line station has been officially transferred to Transport for London (TfL) and is an outstanding example of...

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August 12, 2021

Hatch to be Lead Designer for the Winnipeg North End Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade in Canada

Red River Solutions, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Oscar Renda Contracting of Canada Inc., has selected Hatch as lead designer for the $272 million design-build contract for the North End Se...

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August 12, 2021

Webuild begins excavating Tunnel for Ship Canal Water Quality Project in Seattle, Washington

Webuild Group’s U.S. subsidiary, Lane, began excavating with the “MudHoney” tunnel-boring machine (TBM) the 2.7-mile (4.2-kilometre) storage tunnel for the Ship Canal Water Quality Project, an environ...

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August 10, 2021

Epiroc completes Acquisition of South Korean Hydraulic Breaker Manufacturer

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of DandA Heavy Industries, a South Korean manufacturer of hydrauli...

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August 10, 2021

Metso Outotec awarded a Major Contract for Supplying Dewatering, Flotation and Automation Technology to Nornickel in Russia

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement to deliver industry-leading dewatering, flotation and automation equipment for the Nornickel Talnakh processing plant expansion project in Norilsk, Russia. The or...

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August 10, 2021

Climate Change widespread, rapid, and intensifying according to IPCC

Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report. Many of th...

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Fugro answers Geo-data Needs in Remote coastal Locations with new uncrewed Capability

August 10, 2021

Fugro answers Geo-data Needs in Remote coastal Locations with new uncrewed Capability

Fugro RAMMS, the world’s smallest and lightest ‘deepwater’ airborne lidar bathymetry (ALB) system, can now be deployed from vessels of opportunity using a Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 uncrewed aerial sys...

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August 10, 2021

Australian Bulk Handling Expo BULK 2021 postponed to 2022

Following the Covid-19 events, BULK 2022 will now take place from 16 – 18 February 2022 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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August 09, 2021

Eldorado Gold announces the Sale of Tocantinzinho to G Mining Ventures

Eldorado Gold Corporation announces today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with G Mining Ventures Corp. to divest its Tocantinzinho Project located in Brazil.

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Strabag: Contract for large-scale A8 Enz Valley crossing Motorway Project

August 09, 2021

Strabag: Contract for large-scale A8 Enz Valley crossing Motorway Project

The STRABAG Group has been awarded a new large-scale contract in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg. Germany’s federal motorway company, Autobahn GmbH des Bundes, has awarded to STRABA...

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August 06, 2021

Further Progress in Multi Tracks Segment: Thyssenkrupp to sell Infrastructure business to FMC Beteiligungs KG

Next milestone reached in the focusing of Thyssenkrupp’s portfolio Infrastructure business will profit from willingness of new owner to invest in digitization and development of existing and new ma...

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August 06, 2021

TAC 2020-One Toronto Aims for In-person Attendance

With the opening day of TAC 2020-One Toronto less than 11 weeks away, the Organizing Committee is gearing up to welcome the tunnelling industry to the Hilton Toronto on October 19. We’re optimistic th...

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August 05, 2021

Hatch LTK welcomes Donna Bowers, former COO of Rock Region Metro

Hatch LTK announced that Donna Bowers, former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Rock Region Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), has joined its staff as a systems consultant.

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August 05, 2021

Vale informs on Ratification of collective Bargaining Agreement in Sudbury in Canada

Vale informs that a new five-year collective bargaining agreement with United Steelworkers Local 6500 was ratified in voting Tuesday evening. This ends the labour disruption that began June 1, 2021.

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August 05, 2021

Fugro wins multi-year Contract to build new Pavement Management System for Manitoba in Canada

The Province of Manitoba in Canada has awarded Fugro a 4-year contract to develop a new pavement management system that will guide strategic selection of road maintenance projects for optimised use of...

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August 04, 2021

Normet Group Oy and Hindustan Zinc Limited signed a MoU to deploy battery-powered Service Equipment and Utility Vehicle in their…

Zinc and, Normet Group Oy, represented by Mr. Subhasis Mohanty, Vice President, India Sales Area signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce Normet SmartDrive® - a modular Battery Electric...

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August 04, 2021

DMT CEO Maik Tiedemann appointed to the Hydrogen Advisory Board of the City of Essen

TÜV NORD GROUP and DMT are now supporting the successful market ramp-up of hydrogen technology in Essen and the Ruhr region through the appointment of Maik Tiedemann, member of the TÜV NORD GROUP Ex...

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August 04, 2021

A World First: BAUER Maschinen GmbH presents innovative BAUER Cube System

As part of its “BAU ERLEBEN” days, BAUER Maschinen GmbH presented in early July a true global innovation that will open up entirely new opportunities for the future construction of diaphragm walls: th...

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August 03, 2021

K+S once again raises Earnings Outlook for 2021

Following the announcement of significantly higher preliminary operating earnings EBITDA of around €110 million for the second quarter of 2021 (Q2/2020: €53 million), K+S has now also updated its full...

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August 03, 2021

Sale of Red Hill Iron Ore Joint Venture Interest to Mineral Resources Limited Subsidiary

The Board of Red Hill Iron Limited (RHI) announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to sell it’s 40% interest in the Red Hill Iron Ore Joint Venture to a wholly owned subsidiary of Mineral...

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August 03, 2021

Fosterville South Announces ongoing Drilling at Reedy Creek Goldfield within the Providence Project

Fosterville South Exploration Ltd. report on ongoing drilling activities at the high-grade Reedy Creek goldfield within the Providence Project in Victoria, Australia. The Reedy Creek goldfield occurs...

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Robbins Crossover TBM breaks World Records twice over

August 03, 2021

Robbins Crossover TBM breaks World Records twice over

History has been made twice over at Turkey’s Eşme-Salihli Railway Tunnel where a 13.77 m (45.18 ft) diameter Robbins Crossover XRE TBM has set new world records for best day, week, and month in the 13...

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August 03, 2021

Fugro wins multi-year Contract to build new Pavement Management System for Manitoba

The Province of Manitoba in Canada has awarded Fugro a 4-year contract to develop a new pavement management system that will guide strategic selection of road maintenance projects for optimised use of...

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August 03, 2021

QRC: Resources Sector backs strict Covid-19 Protocols to fight new Outbreak

The resources sector will continue to follow strict Covid-19 protocols in the wake of the lockdown of 11 LGA’s in Queensland to protect employees and regional communities from the virus.

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