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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 (702 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 (636 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.

The combination of Hatch and LTK will create a powerhouse global service provider focused on the unique needs of their clients in the infrastructure, energy, and metals market sectors. Within the infrastructure sector, LTK brings 100 years of exceptional service and technical expertise to their clients in the rail industry, which will complement Hatch’s existing capabilities in transportation and logistics, urban solutions, and water.

LTK’s clients will gain access to an integrated multi-disciplinary service from planning through to design, engineering, implementation, and maintenance with large scale global experience. Hatch will not only double its footprint in the US but will provide clients with specialized technical capabilities across transit vehicles and systems to enhance their comprehensive transportation expertise.

The companies will make a formal announcement shortly after they conclude the final arrangements.

About Hatch

Whatever our clients envision, our teams can deliver. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the infrastructure, mining, and energy sectors, we understand that your challenges are changing rapidly. Our solutions are innovative, timely, and more efficient. We draw upon 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo, creating positive change for our clients, employees, and the communities we serve.

About LTK

LTK, which was founded in 1921, has offices in 23 locations around the world and a staff of over 450 that includes more than 350 engineers and other professionals with expertise in all areas of rail and transit. LTK provides unmatched technical expertise and managerial capabilities in rail vehicle engineering, rail systems engineering, revenue systems and technology, operations planning and simulation, zero-emissions, optimization, and system assurance.

Source: Hatch



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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. 

 

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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 (556 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 (700 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 (756 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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