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13.04.2021 (357 Clicks)

Sika exploits further Growth Potential in Qatar

In Qatar, Sika has expanded its production capacity for concrete admixtures and has started manufacturing epoxy resins. Epoxy resins are key components in high-quality floor coverings and adhesives. With its enlarged portfolio and its local production capacity, Sika wants to exploit market potential and drive forward the focused expansion of its business in the region.

 

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12.04.2021 (342 Clicks)

Skanska replaces Wastewater Resource Facility Sewage Pump System in New York

Skanska has, as part of a joint venture with RJ Industries, signed a contract with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) to replace sewage pumps and ancillary equipment and structures at the Coney Island Waste Water Resource Facility in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

 

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12.04.2021 (525 Clicks)

Solmax once again accelerates its Growth and acquires TenCate Geosynthetics

Solmax, the global leader in the production of high-quality polyethylene geomembranes for industrial and environmental applications announces it has reached an agreement with Koninklijke Ten Cate (the Netherlands) on the acquisition of TenCate Geosynthetics, a global provider of geosynthetics and industrial fabrics. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Solmax's long-term financial partners, are both investing in this transaction.

 

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09.04.2021 (508 Clicks)

Fugro wins repeat Geo-data Solutions Contract with State of Texas


Fugro has been awarded its second-consecutive Geo-data solutions contract by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to support the state’s Strategic Mapping Program (StratMap).

The new contract will run up to 5 years, providing opportunities for the state and its local government, public utility and academia partners to contract with Fugro for comprehensive GIS, geospatial and geotechnical offerings. Projects completed under the StratMap contract will help DIR meet its goal of developing consistent digital Geo-data layers across the state for more efficient and effective governance.

The award builds on Fugro’s decades-long experience providing lidar and imagery mapping services across Texas, including for post-hurricane flood assessment. Two unique capabilities available under the new contract include Fugro RAMMS, a fast and efficient coastal mapping solution, and Fugro SIMmetry, a GIS-based 3D visualisation and data management system. Together, these innovative technologies provide powerful Geo-data tools to help users maintain critical infrastructure and services, protect the environment and safeguard lives during major storm events. The contract also provides DIR and its partners access to Fugro’s full range of aerial mapping, road condition surveying and site investigation services, as well as to existing Geo-data libraries and Geo-data conversion and management offerings.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with DIR on another StratMap contract and to expand the range of services available under this latest award,” said Dave White, Fugro’s Manager for Remote Sensing and Mapping in the Americas. “Our experience in Texas provides the foundation necessary to deliver precise Geo-data acquisition, analysis and management services in an efficient and cost-effective manner. We look forward to helping Texas achieve their geospatial goals over the next 5 years and to contributing to the state’s safe and sustainable future.”

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09.04.2021 (397 Clicks)

Coal Production from top Ten Mining Companies expected to increase by up to 6.6% in 2021 according GlobalData

Coal production from the top ten mining companies (Coal India, China Shenhua, Yanzhou Coal, Peabody, China National Coal, Glencore, Siberian Coal, PT Bumi, BHP and Arch Resources) fell from a collective 1,704Mt in 2019 to 1,633Mt in 2020, which is a 4.2% decline. The most significant declines were observed from Arch Resources (28.6%), PT Bumi (24.9%), Glencore (23.9%), and Peabody (21.8%), according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

 

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09.04.2021 (405 Clicks)

Implenia sells its Ferry Dock Maintenance and Rock Support Business in Norway

A subsidiary of Presis Infra AS is acquiring Implenia’s ferry dock maintenance and rock support business in the north of Norway.

 

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08.04.2021 (352 Clicks)

Queensland Resources Sector embraces Potential for Hydrogen to lower Emissions

More than 60 percent of CEOs surveyed for a new report on Queensland’s resources sector are considering hydrogen-related business opportunities, with 10 percent already committed to hydrogen projects.

Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said more than 30 percent of member CEOs who responded to a recent sentiment survey believe hydrogen will provide an opportunity to reduce emissions in their own business, and a further 30 percent think hydrogen could help grow their business.

Mr Macfarlane said the results published in the QRC’s latest State of the Sector report show resources companies are actively looking at new technologies such as hydrogen as a way to reduce emissions to address the challenge of climate change.

“While there is a way to go before green hydrogen can be considered a commercially viable energy source in Queensland, the research, development and commercialisation work underway is very promising,” he said. “The State Government’s decision to establish a Ministry for Hydrogen Industry Development and a Ministerial Energy Council also shows it’s serious about encouraging industry to invest in renewable technologies like hydrogen, so I think we’re all moving in the right direction. The QRC looks forward to sharing the strong interest of our members in hydrogen, as part of the energy mix, in our discussions with the Council. The good news for Queensland is that the unique ingredients that make our state a global minerals and energy powerhouse are ideally suited to support a thriving hydrogen export industry. Queensland has around 300 days of sunshine a year, we’re close to large export markets in Asia, and we have a proud history of co-existing with other regional industries. Queensland’s resource industry already has the essential skills base and strong safety culture that can drive the state’s hydrogen sector forward on a large scale.”

Mr Macfarlane said research into how to safely and economically add hydrogen into the global energy mix is well underway, with mining companies already heavily involved in trialling hydrogen for industrial use.

Current projects involving QRC member companies include:

  • Anglo American has been working with global energy company ENGIE to develop the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck, which is expected to match or exceed the performance of its diesel equivalent with the benefits of cleaner air, less noise and lower maintenance costs
  • Glencore’s Raglan nickel mine in northern Quebec has run on a micro-grid powered by an Arctic-rated wind turbine generator connected to a hydrogen energy storage unit since 2015
  • Last year Hatch, Anglo American, BHP and Fortescue formed a Green Hydrogen Consortium to look at ways to use green hydrogen to decarbonise their operations globally


Mr Macfarlane said the latest State of the Sector report highlighted the continuing resilience and adaptability of Queensland’s resources industry in the face of the global pandemic.

“In spite of all the challenges we’ve faced, mining and gas jobs in Queensland increased by 15 percent over the 12 months to February 2021 according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics’ figures, which means jobs supported by our state’s resources sector would now be well over 420,000,” he said. “24 percent of our CEOs are also planning to increase employment at their Queensland operations over the next 12 months, with half expecting to increase their workforce by more than 25 percent. This is a huge vote of confidence in our sector which benefits every Queenslander through a stronger state economy and more jobs.”

The QRC is Queensland’s peak representative body for coal, metal and gas explorers, producers and suppliers across the resources sector. It contributes one in every five dollars to the Queensland economy, sustains one in six Queensland jobs, supports more than 15,000 businesses and contributes to more than 1,200 community organisations across the state - all from 0.1 percent of Queensland’s land mass.

Source: QRC

 

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08.04.2021 (365 Clicks)

Volvo Group and SSAB to collaborate on the World’s first Vehicles of fossil-free Steel

Volvo Group and SSAB have signed a collaboration agreement on research, development, serial production and commercialization of the world’s first vehicles to be made of fossil-free steel. Volvo plans already this year to start the production of concept vehicles and components from steel made by SSAB using hydrogen.

 

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08.04.2021 (344 Clicks)

Thordon Pumped to deliver Bearings in Record Time

When a well-known industrial pump manufacturer needed four fully finished vertical pump bearings within three days to meet an urgent delivery deadline, Thordon Bearings’ Customer Service team orchestrated a solution to deliver the 6in (152.3mm) diameter water lubricated SXL bearings on time.

 

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08.04.2021 (433 Clicks)

Metso Outotec to supply large-capacity Grate-Kiln Iron Ore Pellet Plant to India

Metso Outotec has signed a contract with an Indian customer for the supply of a large-capacity Grate-Kiln pellet plant in the State of Odisha, India.

 

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20.10.2022 

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17. October 2022 (380 Clicks)

The consortium BTC Brennero Tunnel Construction and the Hosch Group jointly delivered on a world-class tunnelling project by combining excellent engineering with the innovative remote monitoring system Hoschiris Discover.  

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13.04.2022 (645 Clicks)

Skanska signs Contract for Work at Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in NY, USA

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23.05.2022 (587 Clicks)

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09.06.2022 (569 Clicks)

Femern A S and SICE-COBRA sign multi-billion Contract

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