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November 29, 2021

Queensland´s Exploration Expenditure for the September 2021 Quarter has risen by 7 %

The latest exploration data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is out, and it’s great news for Queensland. Exploration expenditure in the Sunshine State for the September 2021 quarter has ...

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November 27, 2021

Vanadium Key to building a sustainable Future

Vanadium is a key metal for sustainable development around the world. It is used to reduce the CO2 footprint of steelmaking and applied as electrolyte in vanadium redox flow batteries (VRFBs), which a...

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November 26, 2021

BAM implements new Organisation Structure to further improve Effectiveness and Growth

Effective 1 January 2022, Royal BAM Group nv will implement a new organisation structure to further improve effectiveness and access to growth opportunities.

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Strabag awarded major Contract for Drinking Water Treatment Plant in Ghana

November 26, 2021

Strabag awarded major Contract for Drinking Water Treatment Plant in Ghana

Design & build contract for the design, delivery, erection and commissioning of a drinking water treatment plant Contract value of around € 70 million with term of 40 months Financing of proje...

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November 25, 2021

Fugro honoured with US Offshore Wind Industry Ventus Award

Fugro has received a Ventus Award for Advancement in Project Siting and Development from the Business Network for Offshore Wind.

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November 25, 2021

Sandvik to acquire US based round Tools Manufacturer GWS Tool Group

Sandvik has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the equity interests of the US based company GWS Tool Intermediate Holdings LLC from its beneficial owners, L Squared Capital Partners and GWS manage...

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November 25, 2021

Balfour Beatty hits the Jackpot at APM Project Management Awards

Balfour Beatty took home one of the top accolades at this years’ APM Project Management Awards – securing the ‘Contribution to Project Management: company or consultancy’ award.

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November 23, 2021

KaMin to acquire BASF Kaolin Minerals Business

KaMin LLC, a global performance minerals company owned by IMin Partners, and BASF announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which KaMin will acquire the BASF kaolin minerals busi...

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November 23, 2021

Sika expands its Production Capacity in China for faster and more sustainable Customer Solutions

By opening a new mortar production facility in Jiaxing City, in the province of Zhejiang in Eastern China, Sika has further expanded its production capacity in the rapidly growing Chinese construction...

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Staffs’ Wardell Armstrong welcome HS2 CEO to see progress on route between West Midlands and Crewe

November 22, 2021

Staffs’ Wardell Armstrong welcome HS2 CEO to see progress on route between West Midlands and Crewe

Multidisciplinary environmental, engineering and mining consultancy, Wardell Armstrong, has welcomed Mark Thurston - HS2 Ltd's CEO - to a worksite where a team of environmental specialists are working...

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November 22, 2021

BHP and Woodside agree to create a global Energy Company

BHP Group (BHP) and Woodside Petroleum Ltd (Woodside) have today signed a binding share sale agreement (SSA) for the merger of BHP’s oil and gas portfolio with Woodside (Merger). Woodside will acquire...

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November 19, 2021

B.C., Canada: Provincial State of Emergency declared

The B.C. government has declared a provincial state of emergency to mitigate impacts on transportation networks and movement of essential goods and supplies, and to support the provincewide response a...

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November 19, 2021

Fugro to update Cayman Islands Fydrography for UKHO with carbon-neutral Survey

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has selected Fugro to survey a 515 km2 area over the Cayman Islands in November.

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November 19, 2021

Webuild wins Lot H41 Gola del Sill-Pfons on austrian Side of Brenner Base Tunnel

New lot brings to four the lots under construction by Webuild on world’s longest railway tunnel of 55km

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Demand for Raw Materials boosts Mining

November 18, 2021

Demand for Raw Materials boosts Mining

Mining machinery manufacturers from Germany are also benefiting from the increasing demand for raw materials. They supply cutting-edge technology for a climate-neutral future.

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November 18, 2021

Metso Outotec wins major Order for Iron Ore Pellet Plant Capacity Expansion in Ukraine

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of key equipment for the expansion of an existing production line at the Ferrexpo Poltava Mining iron ore grate-kiln pellet plant, which is locat...

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November 18, 2021

Evolution Mining to acquire Ernest Henry Mining from Glencore

Glencore and Evolution Mining Limited (Evolution) have entered into a binding agreement for the sale and purchase of Glencore’s 100% interest in Ernest Henry Mining Pty Ltd, the owner of the Ernest He...

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Skanska is expanding the Stockholm Metro in Nacka, Sweden

November 18, 2021

Skanska is expanding the Stockholm Metro in Nacka, Sweden

Skanska has signed a contract with The Stockholm Regional Council to build a new stage of Stockholm’s metro in Nacka, Sweden. The contract is worth about SEK 1.2 billion which will be included in the ...

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Solmax acquires Propex to further expand into unique and value-added geosynthetic Products and Solutions

November 17, 2021

Solmax acquires Propex to further expand into unique and value-added geosynthetic Products and Solutions

Solmax is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Propex, an industry-leading U.S. geosynthetics manufacturer with a long track record in the construction, transportation, mining, and automo...

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November 16, 2021

Bauer Technologies Ltd accredited with BES 6001 Sustainability Certificate

Bauer Technologies Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, is now a leader in the field of sustainable resourcing and has been accredited with the sustainability certificate BES 6001.

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November 16, 2021

Fugro expands Remote Operations Capability in India

Fugro has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art Remote Operations Centre (ROC) in India. Fugro currently operates a core global network of eight major Remote Operations Centres ensuring full...

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Swift Turkish TBM breaks through – Robbins Crossover XRE is World’s fastest TBM over 13 Meters in Diameter

November 16, 2021

Swift Turkish TBM breaks through – Robbins Crossover XRE is World’s fastest TBM over 13 Meters in Diameter

In October 2021, the breakthrough of a Robbins Crossover XRE TBM was the cause of much celebration. A team of personnel from Kolin Construction, Turkish State Railways (TCDD), and Robbins field servic...

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November 15, 2021

Honours at national Women in Resources Awards in Australia

A Queenslander has taken out the top honours at prestigious BHP 2021 Women in Resources National Awards, presented by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). Maryann Wipaki, General Manager of Health...

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November 15, 2021

Sandvik announces first three Members of the Board of SMT – the new Company planned to be listed in 2022

As previously communicated, the Sandvik Board intends to formally propose the distribution and listing of its business area Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) at a shareholders' meeting next year, wit...

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November 12, 2021

SMT Scharf continues successful Business Performance in Q3 2021

Consolidated revenue rises to EUR 53.9 million in the first nine months of 2021 Operating profit (EBIT) improves to EUR 8.1 million Managing Board further upgrades FY 2021 guidance: Consolidated r...

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November 12, 2021

Sydney Metro: Construction on Track with new Milestone

Track laying on the first rail crossing under Sydney Harbour is complete, marking a major milestone on the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.

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November 11, 2021

Sika to acquire MBCC Group to accelarate its Growth Strategy and reinforce it Position as Sustainability Champion in the global…

MBCC Group is one of the most recognized companies in construction chemicals worldwide with sales of approximately CHF 2.9 billion (EUR 2.7 billion) Enterprise value of CHF 5.5 billion represents a...

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November 11, 2021

Webuild signs Construction Contract in North East Link Project In Melbourne, Australia

Webuild expands presence in Australia and PPP projects as new orders reach €10.6 BLN globally in 2021

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November 11, 2021

Fugro launches its new Generation of uncrewed Surface Vessels in the Netherlands

Fugro's Blue Essence, an offshore certified uncrewed surface vessel (USV) with an electric remotely operated vehicle (eROV), will begin its first project in the Netherlands. During operations the vess...

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NSK Self-Lube Bearings prove reliable in harsh Conditions

November 09, 2021

NSK Self-Lube Bearings prove reliable in harsh Conditions

NSK Self-Lube® bearing units with triple lip seal and end cap protectors provide an extended service life in harsh operating conditions, such as those prevalent within the quarrying, mining and constr...

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November 09, 2021

Orica partners with Government to reduce Kooragang Island Site Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 48%

Orica has announced plans to install an Australian industry first tertiary catalyst abatement technology EnviNOx at its Kooragang Island manufacturing plant. The technology is designed to deliver up t...

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November 09, 2021

Scavenger Hunt for Minerals is elementary for Students

About 80 Everton Park State High School students will be surprised to learn about the minerals contained in everyday items today when they take part in a Hunting Minerals, Metals and More workshop run...

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November 09, 2021

QRC: Going clean and green with Hydrogen

It’s clean, it’s green and can’t be seen, but students at Gladstone State High School will learn today that hydrogen, the new kid on the block of low-emissions energy, is likely to play an important r...

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Rolls-Royce to deliver mtu Engines and Systems for Key Sectors of China's Industry

November 09, 2021

Rolls-Royce to deliver mtu Engines and Systems for Key Sectors of China's Industry

Agreements and contracts signed at CIIE with Chinese partners and customers from power generation, C&I, mining and rail industries Power Systems focuses on long-term partnerships in China and “...

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November 09, 2021

BHP announces Divestment of BMC Interest

BHP announced it has signed a Share Sale and Purchase Agreement to divest its 80 per cent interest in BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC), an operated metallurgical coal joint venture in Queensland.

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Orica partners with Government to reduce Kooragang Island Site Ghg Emissions by 48%

November 09, 2021

Orica partners with Government to reduce Kooragang Island Site Ghg Emissions by 48%

Orica has announced plans to install an Australian industry first tertiary catalyst abatement technology, EnviNOx® at its Kooragang Island manufacturing plant. The technology is designed to deliver up...

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November 08, 2021

Fugro wins two Energinet Site Investigation Contracts for Denmark’s Energy Island

Fugro has secured two geotechnical site investigation contracts with Energinet for Denmark’s proposed Energy Island project.

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November 08, 2021

New Balfour Beatty Vinci TrainingAcademy to upskill local People ready for Work on HS2

A new training academy established by HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, Balfour Beatty Vinci, has opened its doors to the public.

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November 05, 2021

Hastings Line reopens following Landslip Prevention Project

Rail passengers are returning to the Hastings line following a seven-day closure that saw over a hundred engineers carrying out landslip prevention work along the 160-year old route. The line was hand...

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November 05, 2021

Thiess secures Wahana Renewal in Indonesia

Thiess has secured a three-year $A220 million contract renewal to continue providing mining services at PT Wahana Baratama Mining’s (Wahana) coal mine in South Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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November 04, 2021

Epiroc completes Acquisition of Specialist in Mining Vehicle Battery Conversions

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of FVT Research Inc., a Canadian compan...

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November 04, 2021

COP26 – Global Finance Ministers discuss Transition to Net Zero

Finance Ministers gather in Glasgow to discuss mobilising funding for rapid, large-scale climate action Discussions follow new pledges of public climate funding from developed nations at COP26 Worl...

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November 04, 2021

Check out the virtual Information Room of Sydney Metro West

Sydney Metro has created a virtual engagement room to help you learn more about its second Environmental Impact Statement for the West project. Set deep underground, the virtual engagement room gives ...

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November 04, 2021

Nordic Iron Ores has initiated a Process to recruit a new CEO

Nordic Iron Ore's current CEO Lennart Eliasson will retire at the turn of the year. The Board has begun the process of recruiting a new CEO.

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November 02, 2021

Epiroc acquires remaining Share of Mobilaris MCE

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has acquired the remaining share of Mobilaris MCE AB, a Sweden-based company that provides advan...

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November 02, 2021

Sika opens new national Subsidiary in Ghana

Sika is continuing to expand its presence in Africa and has established a new national subsidiary in Ghana.

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November 01, 2021

Mexico Pacific Limited announces Collaboration with ConocoPhillips LNG and Bechtel

Mexico Pacific Limited LLC, developer of a North American LNG export project based in Puerto Libertad, Sonora, Mexico, announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with ConocoPhillips ...

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November 01, 2021

New Executive Vice President Sustainability & Innovation Skanska Group

Lena Hök has been appointed Executive Vice President Sustainability & Innovation for the Skanska Group. Lena will step into her new position and join Skanska’s Group Leadership Team on November 1....

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CFH Group Extends Ventilation Portfolio by Tunnel Jet Fans and Smoke Extraction Fans

November 01, 2021

CFH Group Extends Ventilation Portfolio by Tunnel Jet Fans and Smoke Extraction Fans

CFH Group announced that they have taken over the sales divisions Road Tunnel Ventilation and Metro & Rail Ventilation from DLK Ventilatoren GmbH in Schöntal, Germany, with effect from 1st Novembe...

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October 29, 2021

SSAB to attend COP26 in Glasgow

SSAB will attend meetings in conjunction with UN climate talks at COP26 in Glasgow to highlight the importance of an effective framework for industrial transition to support the possibility to reach t...

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October 28, 2021

Webuild wins Construction Contract in North East Link Project in Melbourne, Australia

Webuild expands presence in Australia and PPP projects as new orders reach €10.6 BLN globally in 2021

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October 28, 2021

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall Project featured on Season Finale of new Show

The City of Toronto, Hatch, and Southland Holdings play host to provide viewers with a front-row seat to the largest wastewater outfall in Canada A 7-meter-diameter, 3.5-kilometer-long tunnel is be...

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October 28, 2021

Webuild: Paris Residents visit Work Sites of Lot 2, Line 16 of Grand Paris Express, Europe’s biggest sustainable Mobility Project

Thousands of people took part in the “Journée Portes Ouvertes” (Open Day) organised on Saturday, October 16 around Paris for the Grand Paris Express to show with the utmost transparency the progress o...

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October 27, 2021

QRC: Mining Students ready for lift-off with Hydrogen

With hydrogen touted as an important low-emissions energy source of the future, and the possibilities for Queensland on everyone’s lips, Toowoomba students will have a head start on the potential new ...

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October 27, 2021

QRC: University of Quensland to establish new, hi-tech Program for Mining Engineering Students

The announcement by Mitsubishi Development (MDP) of a three-year, $750,000 partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ) to establish a new, hi-tech program for mining engineering students has be...

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October 26, 2021

Fugro Innovation delivers Seabed Geo-data for South African Port Expansion

Fugro has completed a geotechnical site characterisation project for DRA Global as part of the proposed expansion of the port of Richards Bay in South Africa.

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October 26, 2021

Students get ready for Jobs of the Future

Bundamba State Secondary College gains insight into the jobs of the future in the technologically advanced resources sector as they program an autonomous vehicle to navigate a simulated mine site.

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October 26, 2021

Skanska builds new Tunnel in Vestland County, Norway

Skanska has signed a contract with Vestland County Counsil on the construction of a new tunnel in Kvinnherad municipality, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 335M, about SEK 330M, which will be include...

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October 25, 2021

Glencore and Cheniere Sign Long-Term LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement

Glencore announce that one of its subsidiaries and Cheniere Marketing, LLC (“Cheniere Marketing”) have entered a binding liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”).

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October 25, 2021

Metso Outotec expands Lokotrack mobile Series for Processing Aggregates

Metso Outotec is launching two new models to the Lokotrack® mobile crushing and screening series. The new Lokotrack LT200HPX and Lokotrack LT220GP mobile cone crushers are compact but efficient units ...

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October 25, 2021

Akobo Minerals paves the Way for a resurgent Ethiopian Mining Industry

Akobo Minerals paves the Way for a resurgent Ethiopian Mining Industry clearing a major Hurdle for Investors being granted the Right to hold and repatriate foreign Currency from Offshore Accounts.

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GeoResources Journal 3-2021 – Special Topic: Sustainability, Environment and Climate Protection

October 22, 2021

GeoResources Journal 3-2021 – Special Topic: Sustainability, Environment and Climate Protection

GeoResources Journal for Resources, Mining, Tunnelling, Geotechnics and Equipment. We are pleased to present to you the current edition of the English Journal GeoResources. Special Topic: Sustainabi...

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October 22, 2021

Saskatoon Freeway Functional Planning Study – Update (Phase Two)

Shaping the future of transportation by combining traditional engineering with innovative digital technologies to deliver sustainable solutions.

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Autonomous Hauling System for increased Productivity in Boliden Aitik in Sweden

October 22, 2021

Autonomous Hauling System for increased Productivity in Boliden Aitik in Sweden

Boliden has decided to introduce an Autonomous Hauling System, Komatsu Frontrunner, on eleven haul trucks in the Aitik mine. The investment is for a total of SEK 218 m and will be fully implemented du...

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The Industry is looking forward to bauma 2022

October 21, 2021

The Industry is looking forward to bauma 2022

bauma exhibitors see the safety and hygiene concept for themselves at IAA Mobility Conclusion: Trade fairs can also take place under coronavirus conditions Industry continues to see bauma as THE p...

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Bauer Spezialtiefbau installs Foundation Piles for new Office and Administration Building in Dortmund

October 21, 2021

Bauer Spezialtiefbau installs Foundation Piles for new Office and Administration Building in Dortmund

The site of the former blast furnace plant Phoenix-West in the district of Hoerde, Dortmund, is now home to the 115 ha technology and service location Phoenix West. Construction of a new four-story of...

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Voith Turbo: New App for Hydrodynamic Coupling

October 20, 2021

Voith Turbo: New App for Hydrodynamic Coupling

There are more than a million hydrodynamic couplings from Voith in operation worldwide. In numerous heavy industry sectors like mining, petrochemicals, steel or thermal power plants, they ensure a gen...

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October 19, 2021

Filo Mining announces the Appointment of Phil Brumit to its Board of Directors

Filo Mining Corp. announces the appointment of Mr. Phil S. Brumit Sr. to its Board of Directors. Mr. Brumit brings extensive natural resource development and operational experience to the Company.

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October 18, 2021

Metso Outotec to deliver Grinding Mills and Thickeners to a Nickel Plant in Indonesia

Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of several horizontal grinding mills and thickeners to a greenfield nickel project in Indonesia.The value of the order is approximately EUR 2...

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October 15, 2021

Epiroc wins large Equipment Order for Greenfield Mine in Canada

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has won a large order for surface mining equipment from Iamgold Corp. in Canada that will optimi...

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October 15, 2021

Metso Outotec to deliver modular Cobalt Solvent Extraction Technology to Canada

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement with the Canadian battery materials company First Cobalt Corporation to deliver Planet Positive solvent extraction technology to their cobalt refinery expansion i...

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October 14, 2021

Strabag awarded Contract to produce 36,000 Concrete Segments for London Tunnels Section of HS2

Expansion and conversion of production site in Hartlepool, northeast England Production of 36,000 precast concrete segments for HS2’s Northolt Tunnel East Start of construction: January 2022; star...

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Brokk increases Safety and Productivity in confined Spaces with Shaft and Tunneling Tools

October 14, 2021

Brokk increases Safety and Productivity in confined Spaces with Shaft and Tunneling Tools

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers a range of attachments ideally suited for shaft and tunneling applications. The attachments are perfectly match...

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October 14, 2021

Proposed Sale of Glencore’s Bolivian Zinc Assets

Glencore announced that it has reached agreement with Santa Cruz Silver Mining, Ltd for it to acquire the holding companies which own Glencore’s Bolivian zinc assets, comprising of Sinchi Wayra and Il...

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Fire-retardant TenCate Polyfelt non-woven Geotextile for several Tunnels in Croatia

October 13, 2021

Fire-retardant TenCate Polyfelt non-woven Geotextile for several Tunnels in Croatia

The TenCate Polyfelt® P006A non-woven, which is treated with fire retardant additives, is an integral part of the tunnel sealing system and thus essential for the success of this major project involvi...

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