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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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Herrenknecht's E-Power Pipe nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

January 30, 2019

Herrenknecht's E-Power Pipe nominated for bauma Innovation Award 2019

  E-Power Pipe® is a trenchless method for the economic and environmentally friendly installation of underground cables. The new development from Herrenknecht has been nominated for the bauma Innovat...

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January 30, 2019

Vale shares preliminary Results of internal Investigation with federal and state Authorities

On Monday, the first working day after the Feijão Mine's dam breach in Brumadinho, Vale's Legal team began the first phase of the internal investigation to determine the causes of the accident. Prelim...

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January 25, 2019

Vale reports a Breach to the Feijão Mine's Dam in Brumadinho (MG)

Vale is reporting that, at the beginning of this afternoon, there was a breach of Dam 1 of the Feijão Mine in Brumadinho (MG). The company deeply regrets the accident and is making every effort to pro...

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January 25, 2019

DMT: There’s no e-mobility without lithium

Engineering Performance | DMT Battery Minerals Electric mobility and the raw materials market: in this article Dirk Harbecke, Chairman of the Board, Rock Tech Lithium, explains how these are intercon...

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January 23, 2019

Cimic's UGL secures $200m in Maintenance Services Contracts

Cimic Group company UGL has secured contract extensions to supply maintenance and turnaround services for its clients in the oil and gas sector.

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Porr to modernise Railway Lines in industrial zone of Upper Silesia in Poland

January 23, 2019

Porr to modernise Railway Lines in industrial zone of Upper Silesia in Poland

Porr has been awarded the tender by PKP PLK S.A. to modernise a section of the "Metropolitan Railway Beltway" of the Upper Silesian industrial zone (Polish: Górnośląski Okręg Przemysłowy). The constru...

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January 21, 2019

Skanska builds Skarvberg Tunnel in Norway

Skanska Norway has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build a tunnel on E69 in Finnmark county, Norway. The contract is worth about NOK 622 M, about SEK 640 M, which ...

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GeoResources Journal 4-2018

January 20, 2019

GeoResources Journal 4-2018

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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January 17, 2019

The Mining Permit of Keliber Oy's Syväjärvi Mine legally valid

The mining permit for Keliber Oy’s Syväjärvi mine area, granted by the Safety and Chemicals Agency ("Tukes") in December 2018, is now legally valid.

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January 16, 2019

Hexagon introduces rugged industrial Computers for Mining Industry

Core LP and Core HP dramatically improve performance, integration

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January 16, 2019

First Tower Crane arrives as HS2 prepares to demolish Euston Towers

Work to transform Euston station and deliver extra capacity as part of the HS2 project took a very visible step forward today, with the arrival, on the London skyline, of the project’s first tower cra...

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Continental appoints new Earthmoving Product Line Manager

January 15, 2019

Continental appoints new Earthmoving Product Line Manager

  Reinhard Klant is the new Earthmoving product line manager at Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) Klant has been with Continental for 30 years, most recently occupying the role of sales...

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January 15, 2019

QLD Coal keeps breaking Records

Queensland’s coal industry has yet again demonstrated its critical importance to the State’s economy delivering record exports over the year to December 2018, said the Queensland Resources Council (QR...

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January 15, 2019

Bauer Indonesia completes Expansion of Taxiway at Jakarta Airport

The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, located in Cengkareng, Banten, suburb of the Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, is one of the largest airports in Asia and 17th world’s busiest airport with a...

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January 11, 2019

Cimic's Sedgman wins Coal Contract in Queensland

Cimic Group’s mineral processing company, Sedgman, has been awarded a contract at the Byerwen Coal Mine in Central Queensland, continuing Cimic Group’s long standing relationship with QCoal Group.

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January 10, 2019

bauma 2019: Sustainability in Mining as an Opportunity

Mining to be one of the focal topics of bauma 2019 Key players to highlight potential and showcase technologies Mining, an issue of the future: bauma 2019 to bring together all key players

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January 10, 2019

Miner Impact delivers major Export Milestone for Queensland

The Queensland resources industry has helped Queensland post a record $80 billion export milestone with an extra $10 billion earnt through the sale of Queensland coal, minerals and petroleum across th...

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January 10, 2019

Sika's 2018 Sales exceed CHF 7 Billion for the first Time - Strong Growth of 13.7%

Sales growth of 13.7% in local currencies to CHF 7.09 billion in 2018 Strong growth in all regions Continued investment in supply chain expansion with opening of 11 factories, 1 national subsidiar...

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January 08, 2019

SaskPower to buy more Renewable Electricity from Manitoba Hydro

SaskPower has signed a new term sheet with Manitoba Hydro that lays the groundwork for purchasing an additional 215 MW of reliable renewable electricity available for Saskatchewan customers.

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January 07, 2019

New Year, new Jobs in the Queensland Resources Sector

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) is urging jobseekers on the hunt for a new career in 2019 to consider the lucrative options in the resources sector.

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January 06, 2019

Sika acquires Market Leader in Roofing and Waterproofing Systems in Romania

Sika has agreed to acquire Arcon Membrane Srl, a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing systems in Romania. By acquiring Arcon, Sika will significantly strengthen its position in the Romani...

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January 04, 2019

Anglo American Leadership Changes – Base Metals and Brazil

Anglo American plc announces a number of senior management changes following the decision to divide the management of our global Base Metals business from our Strategy and Business Development activit...

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January 04, 2019

Skanska builds Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Norway

Skanska Norway have signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Road Authority (NPRA) to build Fv. 659 Nordøyvegen in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway. The contract is worth about NOK 3 billion, about ...

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January 04, 2019

Change in Keliber Oy's Management Group

Olle Sirén, Chief Operating Officer of Keliber Oy will gradually retire.

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January 04, 2019

Epiroc completes Acquisition of Canadian Exploration Tools Manufacturer

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has completed the acquisition of Fordia Group Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of exploration drill...

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January 02, 2019

Large Hydropower Operator in SE-Europe adopts Climate Risk Management Plan developed by Pöyry

Pöyry has developed a Climate Risk Management Plan for Albania's state-owned hydropower operator Korporata Elektroenergjitike Shqiptare (KESH), which was approved by KESH's supervisory board last week...

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January 01, 2019

Oyu Tolgoi and the Government of Mongolia sign Power Source Framework Agreement for Tavan Tolgoi-based Power Project

Turquoise Hill Resources announced the signing of the Power Source Framework Agreement (PSFA) between Oyu Tolgoi and the Government of Mongolia (Government), which provides a binding framework and pat...

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December 28, 2018

Strabag receives Contract for Modernisation of D1 Motorway in Czechia

Renewal of 14.8 km long section Velký Beranov–Měřín Total contract value: CZK 1.88 billion Construction until 2021

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December 28, 2018

Ore Production at Endomines’ Friday Gold Mine in Idaho, USA, has started

Ore production at Endomines’ Friday gold mine in Idaho, USA, has started in December, as planned. By the date of this announcement, some 700 tonnes of ore have been produced and hauled to the processi...

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December 28, 2018

Cimic’s UGL secures Maintenance Services Contract with BMA

Cimic Group company UGL has secured a new multi-year contract for maintenance and shutdown support services across BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The de...

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