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03.08.2021 (705 Clicks)

Fugro wins multi-year Contract to build new Pavement Management System for Manitoba

The Province of Manitoba in Canada has awarded Fugro a 4-year contract to develop a new pavement management system that will guide strategic selection of road maintenance projects for optimised use of transportation budgets.


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03.08.2021 (427 Clicks)

QRC: Resources Sector backs strict Covid-19 Protocols to fight new Outbreak

The resources sector will continue to follow strict Covid-19 protocols in the wake of the lockdown of 11 LGA’s in Queensland to protect employees and regional communities from the virus.


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29.07.2021 (322 Clicks)

FLSmidth to acquire Thyssenkrupp’s Mining Business – creating a global Industry Leader in Mining Technology

FLSmidth and Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG (a fully owned subsidiary of Thyssenkrupp AG) have reached an agreement that FLSmidth will acquire Thyssenkrupp’s Mining business1 (TK Mining) for a total consideration (enterprise value) of EUR 325 million, corresponding to approximately DKK 2.4 billion. Closing of the transaction is expected in H2 2022 and is subject to customary approvals from relevant authorities.


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29.07.2021 (470 Clicks)

Strabag acquires Metro Projects in Prague

  • Modernisation of Prague metro station Jiřího z Poděbrad for € 50 million
  • First section of new Line D as part of international consortium

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28.07.2021 (405 Clicks)

Nornickel restocks Yenisei River with 200,000 Sturgeon as Part of Biodiversity Initiatives

Nornickel, the world's largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, headed by Vladimir Potanin, has released 200,000 Siberian sturgeon fry into the Yenisei river at Prutovsky shallows near the town of Yeniseisk.


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28.07.2021 (358 Clicks)

Lundin Mining Announces Agreement to sell remaining Specialty Cobalt Business

Lundin Mining Corporation announced that its 24% owned subsidiary, Koboltti Chemicals Holding Limited, has entered into an agreement to sell its specialty cobalt business based in Kokkola, Finland to Jervois Mining Limited.  This business was no longer strategic to Lundin Mining following the sale of its interests in Tenke Fungurume in 2016 and the cobalt refinery in Kokkola in 2019.


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28.07.2021 (382 Clicks)

SMT Scharf AG reports significant H1/2021 Earnings Growth; Increase of FY 2021 Revenue and Earnings Forecasts

SMT Scharf AG (German Securities Code (WKN) 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) generated significant revenue and earnings growth based on preliminary results for the first half of the year, and is adjusting its previous forecast for the 2021 fiscal year accordingly.


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28.07.2021 (379 Clicks)

QRC welcomes State Govt Approval of Metallurgical Coal Mine Extension in Central Qld

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) today welcomed the State Government’s decision to approve an $82 million extension to the Isaac Plains metallurgical coal mine near Moranbah, calling it a huge vote of confidence in Queensland’s high quality coking coal industry.


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28.07.2021 (393 Clicks)

ACCIONA is awarded Sydney Metro West for €1.24 billion

ACCIONA, in consortium with Ferrovial, has been awarded the contract to build the central section of Sydney Metro West, the new underground rail line that runs through a large part of Australia's largest city.

The project will link The Bays station with the Sydney Olympic Park, which was built for the 2000 Olympic Games and since then has hosted most of the city's sporting and cultural events.

The contract is valued at AU$1.96 billion (€1.24 billion) and is one of the major infrastructure projects under development in the state of New South Wales.

ACCIONA and its partner will undertake the construction of eleven-kilometer twin tunnels, five new stations, as well as the corresponding auxiliary facilities. Construction will begin in the next few weeks, and the first of four tunnel-boring machines is expected to be operational by the end of 2022.

The project is a flagship initiative in sustainability, as it will optimize the alignment of tunnels and stations to reduce overall excavation, remove the amount of trucks used during the construction period, and improve public safety.

As part of the project, the joint venture (AFJV) will create 1,000 jobs and another 500 internships for the local community.

The section awarded to ACCIONA is part of the Sydney Metro West scheme, a new 24-kilometer rail line that will connect the Greater Parramatta area to Sydney's central business district in 20 minutes, transforming the city for generations to come. The project will connect new housing areas to rail services and support job growth and housing supply.

Sydney Metro is Australia's biggest public transport project. By the end of the decade, the Sydney Metro network will be expanded to include 46 stations and more than 113 kilometres of world-class metro for Sydney.

ACCIONA and Ferrovial have been collaborating for thirty years on projects in different countries around the world. In New South Wales, the companies have worked together on the Pacific Highway Upgrade between Warrell Creek and Nambucca Heads, the Harwood Bridge over the Clarence River and the recently completed Toowoomba bypass.

Broad Experience

An ACCIONA-led consortium recently won the tender to modernize part of the Frankston railway line in Melbourne (Australia). The works will involve the removal of two level crossings and the construction of the new Glenhuntly station building. The contract is valued at AU$507 million (€330 million).

The State of Victoria also recently awarded ACCIONA the contract to upgrade the Hurstbridge rail line, also in Melbourne, as part of a total infrastructure project valued at AU$530 million (€340 million).

Since 2002, ACCIONA has grown to become one of the leading players in the Australian infrastructure market.

The company has delivered a number of landmark projects such as the Legacy Way tunnels (in Brisbane), a 41-kilometer bypass for the Toowoomba Highway and a desalination plant in Adelaide. ACCIONA is currently building two waste-to-energy plants in Kwinana and East Rockingham, among many other projects.

Source: Acciona

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28.07.2021 (440 Clicks)

New Product Manager further increases Wet Processing Resources at Superior

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announce the appointment of Brett Casanova as its product manager for wet processing. He joins an extensive and diverse group of professionals at Superior who specialize in washing, classifying and dewatering technologies.


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