SMEC awarded Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project, increasing flood resilience for regional Australia
SMEC, in an alliance with Seymour Whyte and Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) will deliver the Cressbrook Dam Safety Improvement Project. The project aims to allow the Cressbrook Dam to safely handle surplus water during intense rainfall, raising the dam crest height, whilst also aligning the structure with current engineering design standards and safety regulations.
REE Minerals AS and Rare Earth Salts Separations & Refining LLC have entered into a letter of intent to cooperate on the processing of rare earth oxides from the Fen field in Norway, which REE Minerals believes contain Europe’s largest deposit of light rare earth elements.
A 250tph hard rock aggregate plant has been installed by Quarry Manufacturing & Supplies (QMS) in Ghana. Located just outside the capital city Accra, the equipment for the granite quarry has been designed and installed by QMS experts to produce a variety of material sizes for use on infrastructure projects throughout the country.
Epiroc has won a large order for underground mining equipment from Shandong Gold Group Co., Ltd for use at three gold mines in China.
Epiroc appoints President Underground division
Epiroc appoints Wayne Symes President Underground division (Credits: Epiroc)
Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and construction industries, has appointed Wayne Symes President of the Underground division and member of Group Management, effective April 1, 2024.
Wayne Symes is since 2020 Vice President Global Customer Relationships at Epiroc. He has almost 15 years within the Group in different positions. He has extensive experience leading companies and business lines within mining and with customers globally. Wayne Symes is an Australian citizen, born 1973, and holds a Diploma of Business Management from School of Technical and Further Education in Tasmania, Australia, and a Diploma of International Management from Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, and Duke University, United States. He will be based in Sweden.
“Wayne is a highly appreciated member of the Epiroc team, who embraces our values including putting customers first and building for long-term sustainable results,” says Helena Hedblom, Epiroc’s President and CEO. “With Wayne’s strong background, experience and positive attitude, I am convinced he will be successful in his new role.”
Wayne Symes is succeeding Sami Niiranen, who, as previously announced, will leave for a position outside the Group.
Source: Epiroc Group
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