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31.05.2021 (524 Clicks)

Kamoa Copper partners with DRC Government, Unicef, and other Stakeholders to Curb the Pandemic

Chairman of the Board at Kamoa Copper S.A., Ben Munanga is delighted to announce that Kamoa Copper has partnered with the DRC National Ministry of Health, as well as the Lualaba Provincial Health Minister, Mr Kabwit Ngoie Jules, UNICEF, the Lualaba Government Extended Vaccination Program, and other stakeholders in the fight against COVID-19 by administering vaccines at the Kamoa COVID-19 Hospital. The Kamoa COVID-19 Hospital continues to treat patients while construction progresses for the expansion and upgrade of the primary healthcare wing of the hospital, which is expected to be complete by the end of July 2021.

 

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31.05.2021 (469 Clicks)

Webinar: Continuous Mining – Emission Reduction & Health Protection

Registration still possible!

As part of the "Innovation and Environment" webinar series organized by the Mining Industry Network, this time the focus is on mining machinery that is used in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner.

 

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29.05.2021 (503 Clicks)

Strabag expanding Subway in Canada

  • Extension of Scarborough Subway (Line 2) in Toronto
  • 7.8 km extension in northeast of the city
  • Project schedule: 2021–2024
 

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29.05.2021 (393 Clicks)

New 14-Gate Concourse opens 100 Days ahead of Schedule at Reagan National Airport

The newly constructed concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport adds 14 gates to the airport.

 

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29.05.2021 (494 Clicks)

Cimic's CPB and UGL selected for M6 Motorway in Australia

Cimic Group’s CPB Contractors and UGL, in a joint venture with Ghella, have been selected by the New South Wales Government to deliver Stage 1 of Sydney’s M6 motorway.

 

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29.05.2021 (438 Clicks)

Hudson Tunnel Project – final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Section Evaluation

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) jointly with NJ Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Final Section 4(f) Evaluation for the Hudson Tunnel Project; FRA and the Federal Transit Administration have also issued the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Project.

 

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28.05.2021 (410 Clicks)

Epiroc to acquire Australian Mining Logging Company

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has agreed to acquire Kinetic Logging Services Pty Ltd, an Australian company that provides mining companies with geophysical logging services.

 

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27.05.2021 (412 Clicks)

New Technology helps Explorers see through the Rock

LKAB, Minalyze AB and Sentian join forces in a consortium to develop the technology for scanning drill cores. With artificial intelligence, large amounts of data can be processed - and even help geologists draw conclusions about what is outside the boreholes.

 

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27.05.2021 (410 Clicks)

Mega-Sized Crossover TBM ramps up in Turkey

Robbins XRE TBM bores Eşme-Salihli Railway Tunnel

 

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25.05.2021 (408 Clicks)

HeidelbergCement sells its U.S. West Region Business for USD 2.3 Billion


As part of its portfolio optimization and margin improvement programme in its North American business, HeidelbergCement has signed an agreement to sell its business activities in the U.S. West region to the U.S. based company Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. The sale price is USD 2.3 billion in cash.

  • Sale of Lehigh Hanson’s business activities in the U.S. West region to Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. for USD 2.3 billion
  • With the transaction, HeidelbergCement is successfully driving forward its portfolio optimization as part of the “Beyond 2020” strategy
  • North America remains a core focus market for HeidelbergCement: the target is to further strengthen its position in the four North American regions Canada, Midwest, Northeast and South through selected bolt-on acquisitions and capacity expansion projects

“The sale of our U.S. West region activities is a major step in our portfolio optimization as part of our ‘Beyond 2020’ strategy,” said Dr. Dominik von Achten, Chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement. “We are simplifying our portfolio in North America and prioritising on the strongest market positions. Our engagement for the North American market is stronger than ever.” Chris Ward, President & CEO of Lehigh Hanson, Inc. reiterated Heidelberg Cement’s high commitment for future growth in North America by saying: “We will accelerate the build-out of our positions in the four key regions Canada, Midwest, Northeast and South through selected bolt-on acquitisions and capacity expansion projects in the future.”

The transaction comprises the sale of Lehigh Hanson’s business activities in cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, and asphalt in the U.S. West region (California, Arizona, Oregon, and Nevada), except for the Permanente cement plant and quarry. The sale includes two cement production plants with related distribution terminals, 17 active aggregates sites, and several downstream operations.

Chris Ward said: “We appreciate the dedication, commitment and hard work of our West Region employees and are thankful for their contribution to our success over the years. We wish them well under the new ownership.

”Closing of the transaction is expected in the second half of 2021 pending regulatory approvals. Lehigh Hanson will maintain ownership and management of these assets until that time.

About HeidelbergCement

HeidelbergCement is one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of building materials and solutions, with leading market positions in aggregates, cement, and ready-mixed concrete. Around 53,000 employees at more than 3,000 locations in over 50 countries deliver long-term financial performance through operational excellence and openness for change. At the center of actions lies the responsibility for the environment. As forerunner on the path to carbon neutrality, HeidelbergCement crafts material solutions for the future.

Source: HeidelbergCement



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