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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

German Approval of the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel ready to be signed

The Ministry of Transport of Schleswig-Holstein announced today that the plan approval of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is ready to be signed. In accordance with German regulations, Femern A/S now has 14 day...

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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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December 28, 2018

Keliber’s Pilot Plant Tests to produce Lithium Hydroxide completed

The pilot tests of the Keliber's lithium hydroxide test program have been completed on schedule. During the test work, conducted at Outotec's Pori Research Center, leaching, ion exchange and crystalli...

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December 27, 2018

Anglo American secures Step 3 Licence approval for Minas-Rio in Brazil

Anglo American plc announces the receipt of regulatory approval relating to the Step 3 licence area of the Minas-Rio operation in Brazil.

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December 21, 2018

Hochtief builds 14-kilometer Power Supply Tunnel in Stockholm

Hochtief partners with Implenia on EUR 90 million Project

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December 19, 2018

Epiroc and Ericsson cooperate on optimizing Wireless Technology for Mines

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has signed a cooperation agreement with leading communications technology provider Ericsson to j...

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December 18, 2018

Hindustan Zinc Limited and Normet have signed a comprehensive four-year Service Contract

Normet and Hindustan Zinc Ltd have on 11.12.2018 signed a comprehensive four-year Cost Per Hour (CPH) service contract covering all Normet equipment in Hindustan Zinc Ltd’s mines in Rajasthan, India. ...

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December 18, 2018

Sika opens Plant in Guatemala and strengthens Presence in Central America

Sika has opened a new production plant in Central America, located in Palin in the metropolitan area of Guatemala City. This move further expands the company's market position in the emerging countrie...

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December 14, 2018

Black Coal delivers a QLD Budget in the Black

The record returns from the resources industry to the Queensland budget show the importance of continued exploration and investment in new projects to keep the budget in the black, the Queensland Reso...

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December 14, 2018

Normet appointed new Members to the Board of Directors

Anna Hyvönen and Mikko Keto appointed to Normet Board of Directors

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December 11, 2018

Lane (Salini Impregilo) wins two North Carolina Highway Contracts

Lane of Salini Impregilo Group has won two highway contracts in North Carolina worth a combined $460 million as the Group continues to affirm its expertise and expand its presence in the United States...

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December 06, 2018

Resources surge with renewes Confidence and increased Exploration

Renewed confidence in the resources sector is translating into an increase in exploration investment across all commodities, with the coal industry enjoying the biggest surge, a new report from the Qu...

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December 06, 2018

Deutsche Bahn awards first two Contracts for main Construction Works on Munich’s second Trunk Line

Contract section VE 10: “Oberirdisch West”, for the aboveground works between Munich-Laim station and Donnersbergerbrücke Contract section VE 30: “Hauptbahnhof München”, for works around the main r...

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December 06, 2018

Investment in increased Capacity at Boliden Rönnskär in Sweden

Boliden has decided to invest in increased capacity at the Rönnskär copper smelter. A total of MSEK 350 will be invested. The commissioning of the new production capacity is expected to take place in ...

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December 04, 2018

Fugro generates Cost Saving with award-winning ROV Deployment Technique

Fugro’s innovative use of platform deployed ROV (PDROV) technology has demonstrated substantial reductions in the costs of subsea jacket inspections and significant operational improvements

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December 03, 2018

Implenia adjusts Outlook for 2018 financial Year

Implenia adjusts outlook for 2018 financial year | Medium-term targets confirmed | Strategy review due for completion by end of February 2019

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November 30, 2018

Tajikistan President started first Turbine of Rogun hydroelectric Dam being developed by Salini Impregilo

Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon set the first turbine of the Rogun hydroelectric dam in motion at a ceremony attended by thousands to mark the latest milestone in this ambitious $3.9-billion proje...

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November 30, 2018

MMG completes Sale of Sepon Mine

MMG Limited (MMG) has completed the sale of its 90% interest in Lane Xang Minerals (LXML), which owns the Sepon mine in Lao PDR, to Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co,. Ltd (Chifeng) for a total considerat...

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November 28, 2018

German Manufacturers of Mining Equipment expect Turnover to increase by 12 per cent

For the first time since the crisis years after 2013, there will be an increase in the turnover generated by the mining equipment manufacturers producing in Germany this year. VDMA expects an increase...

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November 28, 2018

Boliden appointed new General Manager for Boliden Kokkola

Antti Petter Kontiainen has been appointed as General Manager for Boliden Kokkola. He will take up the position on the 1st of January 2019. He replaces Jarmo Herronen who will take up a new position w...

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November 27, 2018

Hatch hosts Technology Day, successfully celebrating a full Decade in Saskatchewan in Canada

Hatch, a global industry leader offering comprehensive strategies in mining and metals, infrastructure, and energy, celebrated 10 successful years in Saskatchewan in Canada with an event for clients a...

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November 27, 2018

Bauer Maschinen Group sells Diesel Hammer Product Line

At the beginning of October 2018, the Bauer Maschinen Group decided to sell the diesel hammer product line and the associated brand name Pileco to Wang LLC, a subsidiary of Wuxi Xinren Universal Machi...

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November 26, 2018

Pöyry awarded Engineering Services Assignment by SBB for Design and Execution of Zurich Wipkingen Railway Infrastructure in Switzerland

Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) has awarded Pöyry as part of the engineering consortium 'Wiki', with the engineering services assignment for the design and execution of the railway infrastructure of Zuric...

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November 26, 2018

QRC welcomes Coordinator General Approval of Macmines Austasia Project

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the Coordinator General’s decision to approve MacMines Austasia’s $6.7 billion China Stone coal mine in the Galilee Basin.

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November 23, 2018

Cimic Group Companies win Sydney Metro Works

Cimic Group companies CPB Contractors and UGL have been selected by the NSW Government to deliver the Line-wide works package in support of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project, Australia’s b...

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November 23, 2018

Debswana announces Change of Managing Director

Debswana Diamond Company announced that Managing Director Mr Balisi Bonyongo will retire from the business with effect from 30 November 2018, following 26 years of dedicated service to the organisatio...

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