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14.02.2022 (285 Clicks)

Outokumpu increases the Share of low-carbon Energy with a new Wind Power Agreement

Outokumpu has signed a 10-year power supply agreement for renewable wind power with Swiss electricity producer Alpiq. The amount of contracted wind power energy corresponds to over 60% of Outokumpu’s electricity consumption at its production sites in Germany. According to the agreement, deliveries will begin in January 2023.

Increasing the share of low-carbon electricity is one of the most important methods for Outokumpu to achieve its ambitious climate targets. In total, the share of low-carbon electricity in Outokumpu's European operations is already over 80 percent.

“With another new wind power agreement, we can strengthen the role of renewable energy in the sustainable development of our operations even further. With our direction towards low-carbon energy sources, Outokumpu is supporting in the transition to more sustainable energy sources such as wind power,” says Mika Orpana, Head of Energy and Utilities, General Procurement at Outokumpu.

Earlier, Outokumpu has announced two other 10-year wind power agreements. Together these agreements support Outokumpu’s ambitious science-based climate targets which are aligned with keeping global warming below 1.5°C. The updated targets were announced in December 2021 and support Outokumpu’s aim of being the industry leader in sustainability.

Source: Outokumpu


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14.02.2022 (278 Clicks)

Pursuing Carbon Neutrality and Water Security in China

China has promised to become carbon neutral before 2060 and has coupled this ambitious target with stringent limitations on industrial water use by 2030. An international team of IIASA researchers and Chinese colleagues explored the effects of simultaneously pursuing these goals.


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11.02.2022 (266 Clicks)

ABB to lead Power and Automation Engineering and Equipment Supply in New order from Ioneer at US Mine

  • Large contract includes process automation, power management and electrical distribution for the lithium-boron processing facility
  • Deal marks a significant step in the the development of ioneer’s Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project in Nevada,
  • ABB will utilize its ABB Ability MineOptimize approach towards integrated solutions to drive optimization and digital transformation of mining from the outset

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11.02.2022 (257 Clicks)

Skanska completes Groundwork for Railway Station in Bergen, Norway

Skanska has signed a contract with Baneservice for the completion of groundwork in the Fløen railway station project in Bergen, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 384M, about SEK 400M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the first quarter 2022.


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10.02.2022 (257 Clicks)

Italian PM Draghi visits Webuild’s Terzo Valico dei Giovi Project, Part of Europe’s TEN-T Network

More than 5,000 people, 2,300 companies working round the clock on italy’s biggest sustainable mobility project with 30 tunnelling operations on 12 large work sites


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10.02.2022 (338 Clicks)

Thyssenkrupp Mining Technologies provides innovative and sustainable Filter Technology for Alumina Plant in Kazakhstan

  • Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) continues to invest in future-proof technology
  • Replacement of four electric filters at the Pavlodar Alumina Plant
  • Significant reduction of emissions  

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10.02.2022 (229 Clicks)

Sika expands in Africa and extends Sites in Tanzania and Ivory Coast

Sika has moved into a new site in the East African country of Tanzania and is now locally producing mortars in addition to concrete admixtures. The site also offers space for further growth in operations.


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09.02.2022 (232 Clicks)

Anglo American starts up new Aquila metallurgical Coal Mine

Anglo American plc announces today that its new Aquila mine has achieved its first longwall shear of steelmaking metallurgical coal on schedule and on budget, marking the project’s final stages of construction and commissioning.


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08.02.2022 (225 Clicks)

Key Features improve Capability of horizontal Screen in static Applications

Superior Industries, Inc., a US-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, reports about several key features that improve performance of its popular Guardian® Horizontal Screen in stationary or static settings.


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08.02.2022 (254 Clicks)

Cimic's UGL awarded Utilities Contract with Snowy Hydro

Cimic Group’s UGL has been named as the Principal Contractor by Snowy Hydro Limited for the construction of a 660MW power generation plant at the Hunter Power Project in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales. The contract will generate revenue to UGL of $185 million over two years.

The power generation plant will consist of two heavy-duty F-class gas turbine generators and the related axillaries which operate using dual fuel sources, including provision to operate on a hydrogen fuel mix.

Cimic Group Chief Executive Officer Juan Santamaria said: “Hydrogen-ready gas turbines have an important role in reducing carbon emissions from traditional power generation. We are pleased to work with Snowy Hydro to play a part developing this hydrogen-capable plant and to support the local community by creating direct and indirect job opportunities in the industry.”

UGL Managing Director Doug Moss said: “UGL is delighted to begin its relationship with Snowy Hydro, providing support on the journey to develop a power generation facility in the Hunter region. UGL is well-placed to provide the expertise, skill development and training for the construction, installation and operations of new generation technologies across Australia.”

The contract will commence this month.

Source: Hochtief AG

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