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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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October 13, 2021

Berco to reduce the Environmental Impact at its Italian Copparo Plant

Berco, a global leader in the production and supply of undercarriages and components for the world's leading manufacturers of heavy machinery and for the Aftermarket, is aiming to reduce the environme...

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October 12, 2021

New Technology brings significant Drop in Cement Production Emissions

Together with its business partners, VTT has developed a solution that can bring a significant reduction in carbon dioxide emissions in the production of cement and quicklime. As one of the ingredient...

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October 12, 2021

Cimic's UGL secures Contracts in Resources and Utilities

Cimic Group’s UGL has been awarded contracts in the resources and utilities sectors with a total revenue of $135 million.

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October 12, 2021

Saipem selects Fugro for precise Pile Positioning Contract Offshore Senegal

Fugro has been awarded by Saipem a monitoring contract to support the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.

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October 12, 2021

IWiM successfully delivers Fourth Consecutive International Women in Resources Mentoring Programme (IWRMP)

International Women in Mining (IWiM) is proud to announce the success of its 2021 International Women in Resources Mentoring Programme (IWRMP). The virtual closing ceremony was held on 5 October 2021 ...

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October 12, 2021

Gladstone Gem to expand World’s Hydrogen Production

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the addition of a new asset for Queensland’s diverse resources and energy sector, with the announcement of plans for one of the world's largest hydr...

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October 11, 2021

QRC welcomes Senex Decarbonisation Action Plan

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the released of Senex Energy’s Decarbonisation Action Plan and its company ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its operational footpr...

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New Prevention against Concrete Spalling on Segments in Tunnels

October 09, 2021

New Prevention against Concrete Spalling on Segments in Tunnels

It is generally known that the design of segments tends to become thinner and thinner due to cost, handling and environmental aspects. As a result the contact area between the segment has to be increa...

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October 08, 2021

Government applauded for Engineering Futures

A new program to encourage people into engineering careers has been welcomed by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC).

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October 08, 2021

Akobo Minerals signs Contract with Midroc for a second core-drilling Rig – significantly expanding Production Capacity

Akobo Minerals will soon be working with a total of three core drilling rigs in field, including one company owned drill rig. The experience and performance with the first drill rig from Midroc Geo/Ex...

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October 07, 2021

Epiroc to acquire Specialist in Mining Vehicle Battery Conversions

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has agreed to acquire the business and assets of FVT Research Inc., a Canadian company with expe...

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October 07, 2021

Bauer Spezialtiefbau involved in Construction of the LVR Building in Cologne-Deutz in Germany

After demolition of the existing building, a new administration building will be constructed on Otto square in Cologne’s Deutz district to house the central administration of the “Landschaftsverband R...

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October 06, 2021

Endomines AB reports Appointment of interim CEO

Endomines AB started the recruitment for a permanent CEO in the summer 2021 after Marcus Ahlström, Interim CEO and CFO of the company had informed the Board that he will be stepping down in October. ...

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October 06, 2021

Boliden: Environmental Permit for expanded Production in Garpenberg granted

Boliden has been granted an environmental permit for an increase in the annual production rate in Garpenberg. As a result of the decision, bottleneck investments can be initiated with the aim of incre...

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October 05, 2021

SSAB appoints Leena Craelius as acting CFO

Leena Craelius has been appointed acting CFO at SSAB. She has long experience of the steel industry and has held several senior positions at SSAB. She will take up her new position on November 1, 2021...

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October 04, 2021

Tunnel Progress as HS2 completes first Mile under the Chilterns

The first enormous 2,000 tonne tunnelling machine passed the one mile mark this week during the construction of the first tunnels for HS2 - Britain’s new high speed rail link between London, Birmingha...

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October 04, 2021

QRC supports MCA’s Statement on Net Zero Emissions by 2050

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) supports the statement by the Mineral Council of Australia regarding the industry’s ambition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

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October 04, 2021

Metso Outotec to deliver a large Number of high-capacity Slurry Pumps for Tailings Treatment in Ukraine

Engineering Dobersek in Germany and Severniy Mining and Processing (SevGOK) in Ukraine have selected Metso Outotec’s mill discharge pumps for Severniy’s greenfield process waste thickening plant.

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October 04, 2021

Birmingham Spinout Salinity Solutions enters Lithium ‘Gold Rush’

A new University of Birmingham spinout, Salinity Solutions, is partnering with the mineral exploration and mining industry with a compact, energy-efficient desalination system that can concentrate the...

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October 01, 2021

CityFibre expands strategic Alliance with Bechtel to support continued Acceleration of its Rollout

Bechtel partnership extended after supporting a huge ramp up in CityFibre’s UK-wide Full Fibre rollout in the last 12 months

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October 01, 2021

Genoa Model narrated in the immersive Multimedia Room

“We are emerging from an epochal economic crisis. Italy needs tangible, immediate measures to create jobs and employment, which are key sustainability issues that all of Europe needs now. Businesses p...

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September 30, 2021

Zyter collaborates with Zurich North America, Qualcomm and Everguard to enhance Construction Safety

Pilot started at Rudolph Libbe Group Construction Site, with Insurance Provider Zurich North America evaluating impact for potential use with other customers

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September 30, 2021

Implenia back at the Gotthard – Ground-breaking Ceremony for the second Tube of the Gotthard Road Tunnel

Ceremony by the Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) to mark the ground-breaking for the second tube of the Gotthard road tunnel. Implenia is significantly involved in two lots. The complex tunnel and c...

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September 30, 2021

SMT Scharf AG receives Final Approval for China III Machines and raises Guidance for FY 2021

SMT Scharf AG announces that it has received final approval for China III machines from the Chinese regulator.

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September 29, 2021

Wanted: resourceful Students to revolutionise Rehabilitation

Two scholarships worth up to $35,000 a year are up for grabs for students working on innovative ways to improve land rehabilitation at Queensland coal mines. The Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Trust Fu...

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September 29, 2021

Hanna Hoikkala appointed Press Officer at SSAB

Hanna Hoikkala has a decade of journalism experience, and joins SSAB from news agency Bloomberg News, where she was a reporter covering parts of Nordic finance. Hoikkala´s background also extends to s...

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GlobalData: Mining Companies need to become Leaders in ESG

September 29, 2021

GlobalData: Mining Companies need to become Leaders in ESG

Metals and minerals will play an important role in the global transition to a greener future. Mining executives now have a choice: let environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues run them out of...

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September 28, 2021

Cimic’S UGL secures Atom Services Contract Extension

Cimic Group’s UGL has been awarded a contract extension to provide asset management and project-related services at BP fuel terminals across Australia.

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September 28, 2021

Fugro completes Geohazard Site Investigation Activity on Block 58 in Suriname

Fugro has finalised fieldwork on a site investigation programme for TotalEnergies off the north-west coast of Paramaribo in Block 58 of the Guyana-Suriname Basin. The project sits approximately 150 km...

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September 27, 2021

Enter Engineering signs Agreement with German Industrial Group Thyssenkrupp, for significant Construction Role at new, High-Tech Uzbek Mining Complex

Strategically important project for Uzbekistan will create jobs, develop domestic iron ore deposits and use energy efficient technology.

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September 27, 2021

Gold Fields orders ABB integrated Power and Automation System for Chilean Project

ABB is to provide six electrical rooms plus an integrated digital system solution based on ABB Ability™ 800xA distributed control system (DCS) to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte mining project in a remote ...

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September 26, 2021

Normet’s first virtual Customer Event: Normet Mining Innovation Days 2021

Normet Mining Innovation Days 2021 were held virtually on September 13th – 14th. The event was targeted for mining customers and journalists. During the event Normet introduced new technologies and eq...

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September 24, 2021

Do not miss TAC 2020-One Toronto Conference Program Planning in October 2021

TAC 2020-One Toronto opens in four weeks on Tuesday, October 19! With almost 50 keynote and technical papers to be presented, and the generous support of more than 45 sponsors and exhibitors, this yea...

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September 23, 2021

New Trimble DA2 Receiver boosts Performance of Trimble Catalyst GNSS Positioning Service

- Subscription-Based Positioning Solution with Trimble ProPoint GNSS Technology Delivers "Simply Precise" Mapping Workflows

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September 23, 2021

Skanska transforms new Interchange in Florida, USA

Skanska has signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to design and build a new interchange at Interstate 75 (I-75) and Big Bend Road in Hillsborough County, Florida, USA. Skansk...

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September 23, 2021

Metso Outotec to deliver a Raw Water Treatment Plant to a Gold Mine in the Middle East

Metso Outotec has signed an engineering and technology contract to deliver a raw water treatment plant for a gold plant project in the Middle East. The order value exceeds EUR 10 million, and it has b...

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September 21, 2021

Meeting of Minds at Mount Isa Mines in Australia

Students from throughout Queensland are in Mount Isa this week for the Oresome Minds Camp run by the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA), the education arm of the Queensland Resources Counci...

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September 21, 2021

Hatch LTK’s Julie Green among COMTO’s ‘Women Who Move the Nation’

Julie Green, P.E., vice president of Hatch LTK’s New York Region, is among those being nationally honored by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) for outstanding contributions t...

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September 21, 2021

SSAB to convene extraordinary General Meeting due to the Resignation of the Board Chairman

In consequence of the ownership changes in SSAB during May and June this year, Bengt Kjell, chairman of the Board of Directors (Board), has informed the Board that he wishes to resign from the Board a...

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September 20, 2021

Asset Deal: Heitkamp Industrial Solutions GmbH takes over the Piping Construction Know-how of ROBA Piping Projects GmbH

With effect from 1 October 2021, Heitkamp Industrial Solutions GmbH takes over assets and staff of the piping specialist ROBA Piping Projects GmbH. Founded in 1989, ROBA has decades of experience and ...

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September 20, 2021

Lack of skilled Workers hits Qld’s Resources Sector

The number one threat to the future viability of Queensland’s resources sector has been identified, and it’s not what you’d think.

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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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