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06.10.2020 (793 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 (687 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.

In this role, Ottoni will lead the expansion of Hatch’s waterpower practice in the region, building on Hatch’s rich history in the space while connecting with the company’s global engineering capability to deliver practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Ottoni will also support Hatch’s waterpower growth initiatives in the USA, Central America, and South America, with the express goal of growing the capacity of their Niagara Falls office and anchoring the next 100 years of Hatch’s legacy in waterpower.

“Francesca Ottoni brings with her a proven skillset in client engagement and project delivery within the energy space, a passion for engaging with her team, and a deep understanding and appreciation for the power sector. We are pleased to welcome her energetic leadership style in leading a critical component of our power business,” said Jim Sarvinis, Hatch’s Managing Director, Power.

Ottoni is a senior leader with over 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry, primarily in the energy sector. She brings to the position a wealth of experience in business growth and strategy, project execution, and external relations. Her long list of accomplishments includes leading the development of multi-billion dollar projects for nuclear plant refurbishments. Ottoni earned a bachelor of Engineering from Concordia University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University. She is registered as a professional engineer in the state of California (USA).


Source: Hatch

 



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05.10.2020 (618 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 (642 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 (905 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 (614 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 (624 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 (543 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 (677 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 (728 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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