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18.08.2021 (406 Clicks)

HYBRIT: The World’s first fossil-free Steel ready for Delivery

From mine to steel. SSAB has now produced the world’s first fossil-free steel from LKAB iron and delivered it to a customer. The trial delivery is an important step on the way to a completely fossil-free value chain for iron and steelmaking and a milestone in the HYBRIT partnership between SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall.

 

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17.08.2021 (411 Clicks)

Metso Outotec continues to provide Mining Industry Particle Ore Sorting Solutions supported by Tomra Technology

Metso Outotec and Tomra Mining have agreed to continue the non-exclusive cooperation to supply particle ore sorting solutions for the mining and metallurgical industries. The collaboration expands Metso Outotec’s and Tomra’s capability to offer leading-edge solutions that help increase the overall value of ore deposits by reaching new levels of energy efficiency and productivity, decreasing costs, and extending the life of mining operations.

 

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17.08.2021 (485 Clicks)

Webuild: Process concluded for acquiring Seli Overseas, a company specialized in worldwide Underground Excavation Works

Webuild has definitively formalized the acquisition of 100% of Seli Overseas, a company specialized in tunneling, acquired as part of the agreement with Grandi Lavori Fincosit. This completes a further step of Progetto Italia, the industrial project launched by Webuild in 2018.

 

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17.08.2021 (363 Clicks)

Thiess awarded 4.5 year Mount Pleasant Extension in Australia

Thiess has been awarded a contract extension by Mach Energy Australia to continue providing mining services at the Mount Pleasant Operation in the Hunter Valley, Australia.

 

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17.08.2021 (370 Clicks)

Glencore and Britishvolt sign strategic Partnership for long-term Supply of Cobalt

  • Glencore has also made an undisclosed investment in Britishvolt
  • The deal highlights the need for strategic partnerships between raw material and battery producers on the roadmap to net-zero; with Environmental, Social and Governance a growing focus of investors
  • Glencore to support Britishvolt’s recycling and recycled content ambitions
 

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16.08.2021 (413 Clicks)

Metso Outotec to supply a high-capacity Premier SAG mill to Northern Star Resources in Australia

Metso Outotec will deliver a high-capacity, high-powered Premier™ SAG mill to Northern Star Resources Limited’s Thunderbox gold mine expansion located in Yandal Belt, north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.

 

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14.08.2021 (473 Clicks)

Strabag modernising technically challenging Railway Section in the North of the Czech Republic

  • Extensive modernisation of the bridge over the river Elbe near Děčín východ station and of the Děčín Tunnel
  • Contract value of approx. € 41.5 million
  • Project schedule: 23 months
 

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13.08.2021 (578 Clicks)

SMT Scharf AG reports significant Revenue and Earnings Growth in the first Half of 2021

  • Group revenue rises to EUR 30.8 million in H1 2021
  • Operating profit (EBIT) improves to EUR 3.1 million
  • Continued high order book position of EUR 45.1 million as of the reporting date
  • FY 2021 forecast raised: consolidated revenue now expected to be in a range between  EUR 72 million and EUR 77 million and EBIT between EUR 5  million and EUR 6 million
  • Tunnel Logistics: “Snowy Mountain 2.0” order drives diversification further ahead
 

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12.08.2021 (339 Clicks)

Costain delivers Paddington Elizabeth Line Station to Transport for London (TfL)


Built by delivery partner Costain, in a joint venture with Skanska, the Paddington Elizabeth line station has been officially transferred to Transport for London (TfL) and is an outstanding example of collaborative working.

This is the sixth of the new Elizabeth line stations to be transferred over to TfL, following Custom House, Farringdon and Tottenham Court Road, Woolwich, and Liverpool Street stations. TfL will be responsible for operating the line and station.

Built below ground adjacent to the 19th Century Grade I listed building, the new Elizabeth line station has a 120-metre-long entrance canopy on Eastbourne Terrace, it extends four levels below Eastbourne Terrace and Departures Road with entrances via a newly pedestrianised public area that connects to the existing national rail station.

Costain’s James Moloney, project director for the Costain Skanska joint venture said: “Achieving this key milestone is testament to the dedication and hard work of everyone who has been involved as part of our Costain Skanska JV team. It’s a complex project that has been delivered during Covid-19 restrictions. Our teams have collaborated well and responded to the challenge, with the handover to TfL down to the efforts of the many people involved in delivering this important new station.”

The Elizabeth line will help transform life and travel in London and the South-East by dramatically improving transport links, providing additional capacity, and transforming accessibility with spacious new stations and walk-through trains.

“The Paddington Elizabeth line station will be a key part of London’s transport infrastructure for generations to come, helping people to travel sustainably into and around this amazing city. We continue to remain focused on working collaboratively to deliver the final elements of the scheme,” added James.

Already a busy terminus for local, regional, and international passengers, the new station further increases capacity at this major interchange and secures Paddington’s role as one of London’s most important integrated transport hubs - combining access to rail, tube and bus services with international air travel and opportunities for active travel - and a key gateway to the city for the Thames Valley, Wales, and the west of England.

In doing so, the Paddington Elizabeth line station creates a compelling alternative for customers to travelling by car – which is particularly important as we recover from the pandemic – and represents a vital contribution to reducing carbon emissions in central London.

The Elizabeth line will provide new journey options for those travelling through central London, with journeys from Paddington to Farringdon taking just 8 minutes.

Mark Wild, Crossrail Chief Executive, said: “I am delighted that Paddington station has been transferred to Transport for London. This beautiful new station will provide greater transport links, better job opportunities and a significant economic boost.

“Over the past months we have entered the trial running phase, starting with four trains per hour and have now reached 12 trains per hour through the central tunnels and six of our central section stations are now safely in the hands of TfL. There is still a tremendous amount of work to be done but the railway remains on track to open next year.”

As delivery partner, the Costain Skanska Joint Venture will continue demobilisation from the site.

Source: Costain



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12.08.2021 (548 Clicks)

Hatch to be Lead Designer for the Winnipeg North End Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade in Canada

Red River Solutions, a 50/50 joint venture between Aecon and Oscar Renda Contracting of Canada Inc., has selected Hatch as lead designer for the $272 million design-build contract for the North End Sewage Treatment Plant (NEWPCC) Upgrade: Headworks Facilities Project in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

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20.10.2022 

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17. October 2022 (430 Clicks)

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13.04.2022 (673 Clicks)

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

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25.03.2022 (650 Clicks)

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23.05.2022 (627 Clicks)

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09.06.2022 (611 Clicks)

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

On Monday 30 May, Femern A/S and SICE-COBRA have signed the contract for the ...  

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