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06.10.2020 (824 Clicks)

K+S sells its Americas salt business to Stone Canyon Industries Holding, Mark Demetree and Affiliates

K+S Aktiengesellschaft signed a contract to sell its Americas salt business bundled together as the Americas Operating Unit to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC (“SCIH”), Mark Demetree and affiliates:

  • Contract of sale of the Americas salt business for USD 3.2 billion signed
  • Milestone in reducing debt significantly
  • Clear focus on costs and cash flow as part of the realignment
  • Solid financial basis for sustainable development of K+S
 

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05.10.2020 (701 Clicks)

Francesca Ottoni joins Hatch to lead Hydropower Business in Ontario

Hatch announce the appointment of Francesca Ottoni to the role of Regional Manager, Waterpower. Based in Niagara Falls, the birthplace of Hatch’s nearly 100-year-old history in waterpower, Ottoni will lead Hatch’s world-class hydroelectric professionals based in Ontario.

 

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05.10.2020 (635 Clicks)

Hatch and LTK confirm Integration Discussions

Hatch and LTK confirm that they are in the final stages of negotiating an integration of the two firms. These discussions have been very productive and both organizations agree that they are closely aligned with similar long-term goals and a desire to help their collective clients solve their toughest challenges.

 

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05.10.2020 (668 Clicks)

Epiroc Partner Railcare launches battery-powered Railway Maintenance Vehicle


Stockholm, Sweden: Epiroc’s collaboration partner Railcare Group AB today launched the world’s biggest battery-electric railway maintenance vehicle, using an Epiroc-developed technology platform. 

Railcare, a Swedish manufacturer of machines that keep railways safe and clean, launched a battery-powered version of its Multi-Purpose Vehicle for rail maintenance applications. The new machine can be used to vacuum away stones, trash and other obstacles from the tracks, melt snow, as well as function as a towing vehicle for, among other things, ballast wagons during track work.

Epiroc, on the forefront of electric underground mining equipment, has developed a battery-electric technology platform that is modular and scalable, with batteries supplied by Northvolt. Although the battery system is designed primarily with the mining industry in mind it is also well suited for other types of machines that operate in tough environments and are traditionally powered by diesel engines. As a result, Epiroc is providing its electric driveline technology to Railcare. Epiroc first announced the collaboration in February 2019.

“Railcare’s launch of a battery-electric railway maintenance vehicle is a vital step forward in the global effort to reduce CO2 emissions,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO. “We are happy and proud that our battery-electric technology platform can be used for other important purposes beyond mining.”  

“We chose to work with Epiroc in this project because they are leading the development of drivelines and battery-powered mining equipment,” says Daniel Öholm, Railcare’s CEO. “Our customers around the world have a huge demand for this type of solutions. Especially in city centers, tunnels, and mines where exhaust fumes and noise levels are a big environmental problem. This machine will be a game-changer for the entire railway industry.”

Source: Epiroc



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02.10.2020 (938 Clicks)

Nerospec and SK Group sign JV: Nerospec SK enhances Mining Efficiencies with a complete Range of Digitalization Solutions

The South-African Nerospec Group and the German Schmidt Kranz Group have joined forces to implement flexible wireless automation and digitalization enabling its customers to be part of the 4th industrial revolution for connected mining.

 

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02.10.2020 (645 Clicks)

BHP Apprenticeship Pledge and METS Business Support Package

BHP CEO Mike Henry announced BHP’s commitment to training and funding for 3,500 new Australian apprenticeship and training positions, and driving up to $450 million into (Australian dollars) supporting business opportunities in Australia’s mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.

 

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01.10.2020 (643 Clicks)

Coffey to provide Geotechnical and Environmental Services for Landmark Brisbane Waterfront Development

Coffey has been engaged by Dexus as the geotechnical and environmental advisor for the “Brisbane Waterfront” development - a $2.1 billion transformation of the Eagle Street Pier and Waterfront Place precinct into Brisbane’s premium business and leisure destination.

 

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01.10.2020 (555 Clicks)

Fugro’s new Lithuanian Laboratory speeds up local Soil Testing

Fugro has opened a state-of-the art laboratory in Lithuania, boosting its soil testing capabilities in the region.

 

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01.10.2020 (699 Clicks)

Copper Output from World’s top ten Producers declined in Q2 2020

 

Lockdowns across Chile, Peru and Mexico, including the closure of some of the world’s largest copper mines, were a key factor behind a 3.7% collective decline in copper output from the world’s top ten producers in Q2 2020, from 2.7 million tonnes (Mt) to 2.6Mt.

 

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30.09.2020 (755 Clicks)

STRABAG further expands Water Supply Network in Ghana

  • Follow-up order ensures clean drinking water for another 89,000 people in the Volta region
  • Contract value of € 11.5 million

The European-based construction group STRABAG has begun work on the further expansion of the water supply network in the Volta region around 160 km northeast of Ghana’s capital of Accra. The project will provide another 89,000 people with access to clean drinking water. The contract is worth around € 11.5 million and is scheduled for completion by July 2022.

 

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20.10.2022 

Failures of self-drilling Hollow Bar Systems, and Lessons learnedFailures of self-drilling Hollow Bar Systems, and Lessons learned

Threaded hollow bar systems have grown in popularity and the range of products has increased. The market is flooded with many commercial options comprising different material properties and surface treatments, and providing varying methods for corrosion protection. Often the question of effective corrosion protection is at the forefront of discussions, and according to the current codes and norms, guidelines are provided and applied as required. This paper highlights some examples where threaded hollow bar systems failed and examines the possible reasons and lessons learned from such unfortunate circumstances....  

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20.10.2022 

Energy-efficient and environment-friendly Tunnel Logistics with Automated Service VehiclesEnergy-efficient and environment-friendly Tunnel Logistics with Automated Service Vehicles

When it comes to supplying tunnel boring machines in drivages innovative Automated Service Vehicles (ASVs) can offer an effective alternative to conventional track-bound conveyances and Multi-Service Vehicles (MSVs). This article outlines the flexibility, efficiency and environment-friendly qualities of ASVs and describes how this has been put to good use at the Kerenzerberg safety tunnel in Switzerland and at the SKW2 Kühtai pumped storage plant in Austria....  

#Virturail GmbH #Tunnelling #Traffic tunnels #Machinery for Mining and Construction #battery-electric vehicles #tunnel boring machines (TBM)

20.10.2022 

How an IIoT Solution for Mining Machines can be successfully introduced into a Quarry OperationHow an IIoT Solution for Mining Machines can be successfully introduced into a Quarry Operation

Many mining companies still do not know whether they are ready to implement IIot projects for mobile mining machines – and things often stay this way until they try out digitalisation for themselves in an in-house pilot project. Sometimes it is enough simply to go for it and learn from the experience. But what is actually possible and how can ‘digital transformation’ be applied in-house? The conditions and measures needed for such a successful digital transformation are outlined below from the perspective of a tech company that supplies hardware and software solutions and also supports clients through the introduction and implementation process....  

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17. October 2022 (430 Clicks)

The consortium BTC Brennero Tunnel Construction and the Hosch Group jointly delivered on a world-class tunnelling project by combining excellent engineering with the innovative remote monitoring system Hoschiris Discover.  

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22. June 2022 (1954 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 (673 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 (649 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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23.05.2022 (627 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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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 ...  

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

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