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12.10.2021 (341 Clicks)

IWiM successfully delivers Fourth Consecutive International Women in Resources Mentoring Programme (IWRMP)

International Women in Mining (IWiM) is proud to announce the success of its 2021 International Women in Resources Mentoring Programme (IWRMP). The virtual closing ceremony was held on 5 October 2021 and was attended by over 130 participants worldwide. These included mentees, mentors and representatives of sponsor organisations who used the occasion to celebrate the positive impact that the programme has had on their careers and organisations.

 

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12.10.2021 (311 Clicks)

Gladstone Gem to expand World’s Hydrogen Production

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the addition of a new asset for Queensland’s diverse resources and energy sector, with the announcement of plans for one of the world's largest hydrogen-equipment manufacturing facilities in Gladstone, in partnership between the Queensland Government and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI).

 

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11.10.2021 (374 Clicks)

QRC welcomes Senex Decarbonisation Action Plan

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the released of Senex Energy’s Decarbonisation Action Plan and its company ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its operational footprint to net zero by 2040.

 

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09.10.2021 (328 Clicks)

New Prevention against Concrete Spalling on Segments in Tunnels

It is generally known that the design of segments tends to become thinner and thinner due to cost, handling and environmental aspects. As a result the contact area between the segment has to be increased as much as possible, which will lead in turn reducing the distance for the gasket to the edge of the segment.

 

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08.10.2021 (317 Clicks)

Government applauded for Engineering Futures

A new program to encourage people into engineering careers has been welcomed by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC).

 

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08.10.2021 (347 Clicks)

Akobo Minerals signs Contract with Midroc for a second core-drilling Rig – significantly expanding Production Capacity

Akobo Minerals will soon be working with a total of three core drilling rigs in field, including one company owned drill rig. The experience and performance with the first drill rig from Midroc Geo/Exploration Services PLC (“Midroc”) has met expectations hence a contract amendment has been signed for a second drill rig to be engaged.

 

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07.10.2021 (383 Clicks)

Epiroc to acquire Specialist in Mining Vehicle Battery Conversions


Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has agreed to acquire the business and assets of FVT Research Inc., a Canadian company with expertise in converting diesel-powered mining machines to battery-electric vehicles.

FVT Research, based in Vancouver, Canada, designs diesel-to-battery conversion kits and rebuilds mining machines to electric versions. The company has also recently been part of a successful project to convert the diesel-powered Epiroc Scooptram ST1030 loader to battery electric. FVT Research has about 25 employees and had revenues in 2020 of MCAD 4 (MSEK 27).

“Bringing the strong team at FVT Research into the Epiroc Group fits perfectly into our strategy to provide emissions-free battery-electric vehicles,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO. “Our customers are increasingly discovering the significant benefits that come with using battery-electric vehicles, and FVT Research’s technical expertise and competence will be key assets for Epiroc as we continue to provide more solutions in this area.”

The acquisition is expected to be completed in the second half 2021. The transaction is not subject to a disclosure obligation pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

Source: Epiro



Epiroc, Sweden, Canada, Acquisition, FVT, mining, construction, battery, infrastructure, diesel, electric, conversion, Helena Hedblom

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07.10.2021 (481 Clicks)

Bauer Spezialtiefbau involved in Construction of the LVR Building in Cologne-Deutz in Germany

After demolition of the existing building, a new administration building will be constructed on Otto square in Cologne’s Deutz district to house the central administration of the “Landschaftsverband Rheinland” association (LVR) on a total area of 7,357 m². Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH was engaged by the LVR with construction of the excavation pit.

 

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06.10.2021 (348 Clicks)

Endomines AB reports Appointment of interim CEO

Endomines AB started the recruitment for a permanent CEO in the summer 2021 after Marcus Ahlström, Interim CEO and CFO of the company had informed the Board that he will be stepping down in October.

The recruitment process has proceeded very well and as planned. The company anticipates being able to appoint the new permanent CEO in the beginning of 2022.

 

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06.10.2021 (434 Clicks)

Boliden: Environmental Permit for expanded Production in Garpenberg granted

Boliden has been granted an environmental permit for an increase in the annual production rate in Garpenberg. As a result of the decision, bottleneck investments can be initiated with the aim of increasing production to 3.3 Mtons per year.  

 

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18.07.2022 

Lo Ruiz Tunnel – a strategic Plan for the ­Development of Santiago de ChileLo Ruiz Tunnel – a strategic Plan for the ­Development of Santiago de Chile

A tunnel project is planned in the context of the urban development operation for the capital and biggest city in Chile, Santiago de Chile. The article gives an insight into the traffic and the geol...  

#Tunnelling

18.07.2022 

Erosion-stable Road Embankments – Design and Selection of System SolutionsErosion-stable Road Embankments – Design and Selection of System Solutions

Temporary or permanent erosion-control measures on slopes along roads contribute to traffic safety and climate protection. This article deals with the mechanisms of slope erosion, the selection of s...  

#Naue #Geotechnics #software

18.07.2022 

Climate Protection and Sustainability – a personal Issue and a Challenge for the Geotechnics BranchClimate Protection and Sustainability – a personal Issue and a Challenge for the Geotechnics Branch

Climate protection and sustainability affect us all – both on a personal level and at our place of work, and the DGGT (German Geotechnical Society) is no exception to this. So let us do our bi...  

#Geotechnics

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Increasing social Acceptance in the Management of Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF)

Increasing social Acceptance in the Management of Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF)

28. October 2021 (1936 Clicks)

Ensuring social acceptance for mining projects, and especially when it comes to settling ponds for mine tailings, is a huge challenge. Modern geomonitoring integrates data obtained from orbiting satellites, from overflying aircraft and from the surface of the ground, as well as from below it, to create a transparent and space and time-referenced process understanding. Geomonitoring technology is therefore an important tool for risk management and communication over the course of the mining lifecycle.  

#Mining #abandoned mining #Monitoring

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Buchreihe: Dokumentation der technischen Entwicklung bei der RAG

Buchreihe: Dokumentation der technischen Entwicklung bei der RAG

22. June 2022 (481 Clicks)

Die Aufgabe der Buchreihe „Dokumentation der technischen Entwicklung bei der RAG“ ist es, das in den vergangenen 50 Jahren im deutschen Steinkohlenbergbau erlangte Fachwissen zu sichern, zu verbreiten und künftigen technischen Entwicklungen Impulse zu geben. Über das Sammeln von Daten und Fakten hinaus stellt die auf insgesamt acht Bücher angelegte Reihe wichtiges Fach- und Lehrmaterial für Betrieb, Praxis und Studium dar.  

#RAG Aktiengesellschaft #Mining #underground mining #abandoned mining #Digitisation #ventilators

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13.04.2022 (518 Clicks)

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

Skanska has, as part of a joint venture with R.J. Industries, Inc., signed a ...  

#Skanska #Geotechnics #Supply tunnels #concrete #in-situ concrete #ventilation, dust extraction

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Microtunnel Boring Machine breaks new Ground with mineral oil-free hydraulic Fluids from German Specialists

25.03.2022 (450 Clicks)

Microtunnel Boring Machine breaks new Ground with mineral oil-free hydraulic Fluids from German Specialists

The Saarbrücken civil engineering contractor SaarGrundbau has successful...  

#SaarGrundbau GmbH & Co. KG #Herrenknecht AG #Fluid Competence GmbH #Tunnelling #Supply tunnels #Hydraulics

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09.06.2022 (427 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 ...  

#Sociedad Ibérica de Construcciones Eléctricas (SICE) #Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios (Grupo Cobra) #Femern A/S #Tunnelling #Traffic tunnels

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23.05.2022 (421 Clicks)

Metso Outotec wins Order for large Iron Ore Pellet Plant in Oman

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of engineering and key...  

#Metso Outotec #Vulcan Engineering Co. #processing

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