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27.09.2019 (3116 Clicks)

QRC applauds APLNG domestic Gas Supply

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the action by Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) to supply 61 petajoules (PJ) of gas to the Australian domestic market which is the equivalent yearly demand of around 1.5 million households.

 

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27.09.2019 (2770 Clicks)

De Beers Group and UN Women complete the Training of more than 700 Women Micro-entrepreneurs in Southern Africa

On the second anniversary of becoming a HeForShe Thematic Champion and partnering with UN Women, De Beers Group today announced that more than 700 women micro-entrepreneurs in Namibia and South Africa have successfully completed their training.

 

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27.09.2019 (2998 Clicks)

Bullseye Mining Uses Modern Day Exploration Techniques to Discover What the 'Old Miners' Could Not Reach at the Historic Hurleys Gold Shafts

The historic Gold Shafts atop of the Hurleys Gold Deposit have been lying abandoned since the Second World War, with only occasional small-scale prospecting by those fascinated with the sheer dearth of hard, physical work and preservation shown by the historic Gold Rush Prospectors under the Australian Outback sun.

 

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25.09.2019 (2879 Clicks)

Costain: Catherine Warbrick appointed Group HR Director

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed Catherine Warbrick as Group HR director and a member of its Executive Board.

 

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25.09.2019 (3597 Clicks)

CIMIC's Thiess secures $1.3 billion Curragh Extension

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a six-year A$1.3 billion contract extension by Coronado Global Resources Inc to provide mining services at the Curragh Mine in Queensland, Australia.

 

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25.09.2019 (3354 Clicks)

CIMIC Group's CPB Contractors wins $463m Sydney Metro Station project

CIMIC Group company CPB Contractors has been selected to build the new Sydney Metro City & Southwest Pitt Street Station.

 

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23.09.2019 (3671 Clicks)

Tunnelling World meets in Malaysia - WTC 2020

  • World Tunnel Congress 2020 in Kuala Lumpur to be held from 15 to 21 May 2020

“The preparations for the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) and 46th ITA General Assembly 2020 in Kuala Lumpur are in full swing.

 

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19.09.2019 (3466 Clicks)

Epiroc wins orders for battery electric Mining Equipment from Customers in several Countries


Less than a year after Epiroc’s launch of its new generation battery electric mining equipment, the company has won orders for those machines from customers in several countries including Finland, Australia and Canada. 

In Finland, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited ordered in the third quarter 2019 the Boltec E Battery rig for use at the Kittilä gold mine. Several orders from other companies have been booked in previous quarters for battery electric versions of the Boltec rock bolting rig, Boomer face drilling rig, Scooptram loader and Minetruck hauler.

In addition, Agnico Eagle Mines is already testing several Epiroc battery-powered machines at Kittilä as part of the Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS) project. SIMS, where Epiroc is serving as coordinator, is part of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s most extensive research and innovation program ever. A Boomer E2 Battery has been operating for some months at Kittilä, and in August a Minetruck MT42 Battery and a Scooptram ST14 Battery also arrived at the mine as part of the SIMS project.

We see very strong customer interest for our new battery electric mining machines,” said Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s Senior Executive Vice President Mining and Infrastructure. “The technology is now well established, and more and more mining companies are realizing the significant benefits that come with using electric machines instead of diesel. We are proud to spearhead the mining industry’s drive toward a fossil-free future.

The benefits include improved health and safety, lower total cost of operation and higher productivity. The advantage is especially significant for underground operations where mining companies traditionally must invest heavily in ventilation to air out the diesel fumes.

The Boomer E2 Battery has been performing very well and a diesel engine has not been missed,” said Jari Kolehmainen, Production Manager at Agnico Eagle Mines. “Operator feedback has been positive and we are looking forward to expand our fleet with more electrical powered equipment in the near future. Therefore we are also very excited to be testing the battery powered mine truck and loader. These tests are giving us the confidence to be a successful early adopter of this new and exciting technology.”

Epiroc launched its first battery electric machines in 2016. In November 2018, the company unveiled its new generation consisting of 14 and 18-ton loaders, a 42-ton truck and a mid-sized drilling family including face drilling, production drilling and rock reinforcement rigs. Epiroc aims to be able to offer its complete fleet of underground mining equipment as battery electric versions by 2025.

Source: Epiroc



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19.09.2019 (4123 Clicks)

Ciel & Terre in Germany: Floating Solar Plant on a Quarry Lake

This summer, a new European country adopted floating solar and chose Ciel & Terre’s Hydrelio solution: Germany. The country is getting interested in the installation of this state-of-the-art technology combining sunray and water. The solar array, located on an Ossola’s GmbH quarry lake and developed by Erdgas Südwest, was inaugurated earlier in the summer. It was, in the meantime, the inauguration of an unprecedented anchoring system on a FPV plant…

 

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19.09.2019 (2617 Clicks)

Haver & Boecker Niagara expands into Australia

Haver & Boecker’s new mineral processing brand, expands its global presence into the Australian mining and aggregates industries.

 

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21.04.2022 

STEM Career Opportunities for a Climate and Environment compatible SocietySTEM Career Opportunities for a Climate and Environment compatible Society
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STEM professions are in fact vital for the world of tomorrow. Professionals are playing a key role in shaping the transition in energy and raw materials and the ongoing climate action and in so doin...  

#Energy #Geotechnics #Tunnelling #Mining

21.04.2022 

Flood Events – How geosynthetic System Solutions can accelerate Reconstruction and contribute to safe technical PrecautionsFlood Events – How geosynthetic System Solutions can accelerate Reconstruction and contribute to safe technical Precautions

Construction methods using geosynthetics include interesting opportunities for sustainable reconstruction after flood events – even on very soft soils. A geosynthetic-reinforced earth construc...  

#HUESKER Synthetic GmbH #Geotechnics #hydraulic engineering

21.04.2022 

Experiences with BIM for the Modelling of Segment SystemsExperiences with BIM for the Modelling of Segment Systems

The paper describes the practical experience and knowledge that was acquired from project studies aimed at producing a BIM model for segment support systems to be used in tunnel headings.

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#Tunnelling #Digitisation #segment production #tubbing, segment lining #BIM #building information modelling (BAM)

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

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28. October 2021 (1940 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.  

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Buchreihe: Dokumentation der technischen Entwicklung bei der RAG

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22. June 2022 (487 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.  

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13.04.2022 (519 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 (452 Clicks)

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

The Saarbrücken civil engineering contractor SaarGrundbau has successful...  

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09.06.2022 (428 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 (426 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...  

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