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July 29, 2021

FLSmidth to acquire Thyssenkrupp’s Mining Business – creating a global Industry Leader in Mining Technology

FLSmidth and Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG (a fully owned subsidiary of Thyssenkrupp AG) have reached an agreement that FLSmidth will acquire Thyssenkrupp’s Mining business1 (TK Mining) for a t...

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July 29, 2021

Strabag acquires Metro Projects in Prague

Modernisation of Prague metro station Jiřího z Poděbrad for € 50 million First section of new Line D as part of international consortium

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July 28, 2021

Nornickel restocks Yenisei River with 200,000 Sturgeon as Part of Biodiversity Initiatives

Nornickel, the world's largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, headed by Vladimir Potanin, has released 200,000 Siberian sturgeon fry into the ...

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July 28, 2021

Lundin Mining Announces Agreement to sell remaining Specialty Cobalt Business

Lundin Mining Corporation announced that its 24% owned subsidiary, Koboltti Chemicals Holding Limited, has entered into an agreement to sell its specialty cobalt business based in Kokkola, Finland to ...

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July 28, 2021

SMT Scharf AG reports significant H1/2021 Earnings Growth; Increase of FY 2021 Revenue and Earnings Forecasts

SMT Scharf AG (German Securities Code (WKN) 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) generated significant revenue and earnings growth based on preliminary results for the first half of the year, and is adjusting i...

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July 28, 2021

QRC welcomes State Govt Approval of Metallurgical Coal Mine Extension in Central Qld

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) today welcomed the State Government’s decision to approve an $82 million extension to the Isaac Plains metallurgical coal mine near Moranbah, calling it a huge v...

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ACCIONA is awarded Sydney Metro West for €1.24 billion

July 28, 2021

ACCIONA is awarded Sydney Metro West for €1.24 billion

ACCIONA, in consortium with Ferrovial, has been awarded the contract to build the central section of Sydney Metro West, the new underground rail line that runs through a large part of Australia's larg...

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July 28, 2021

New Product Manager further increases Wet Processing Resources at Superior

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announce the appointment of Brett Casanova as its product manager for wet pro...

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Electricity from Hydropower: Bauer involved in the Teesta VI Hydro Electric Project in India

July 27, 2021

Electricity from Hydropower: Bauer involved in the Teesta VI Hydro Electric Project in India

Bauer Engineering India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, was tasked by Jaiprakash Associates Limited with execution of specialist foundation engineering and geotechnical wor...

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July 26, 2021

International Consortium of Cemex, Enertrag and Sunfire launches ground breaking Green Hydrogen Project

Renewable energy company ENERTRAG, global cement producer CEMEX and electrolysis company Sunfire are launching “Concrete Chemicals”, a lighthouse project aiming to decarbonize the cement industry. Tog...

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July 23, 2021

Hydrogène Québec welcomes Hatch as new Executive Member

Hydrogène Québec is the provincial branch of the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) in Québec and a public-private partnership with the mandate to promote the commercialization of hyd...

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July 23, 2021

SMT Scharf AG supplies Tunnel Logistics for green Energy Project Snowy Mountain 2.0 in Australia

Supply of a specific monorail system for personnel and ambulance transportation in the tunnel EUR 2.3 million order volume agreed

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July 22, 2021

Sika announces Record Results in first Half of 2021 – strong Growth in Sales and EBIT

Sales increase of 23.5% in local currencies First-half sales at CHF 4,448.7 million (+23.1% in CHF) Operating profit (EBIT) at CHF 685.9 million (+67.2%) Record EBIT margin at 15.4% Operating fr...

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Expansion of Boliden Odda and more Zinc with world-leading Climate Performance

July 22, 2021

Expansion of Boliden Odda and more Zinc with world-leading Climate Performance

Boliden has decided to invest in the expansion of Boliden Odda in Norway to an annual zinc production of 350 Ktonnes. The investment is for a total of EUR 700 m and will be completed at the end of 202...

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July 21, 2021

Nornickel Produces First Batch of Certified Carbon-Neutral Nickel

Nornickel, the world's largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper, headed by Vladimir Potanin, has produced its first batch of certified carbon-neu...

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Pair of Crossover TBMs completes Triple Tunnel Drives in Mumbai

July 20, 2021

Pair of Crossover TBMs completes Triple Tunnel Drives in Mumbai

Robbins XRE TBMs cross the Finish Line in Massive Metro Project

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July 20, 2021

Fugro awarded geotechnical Contract for Landmark La Gan Offshore Wind Farm in Vietnam

La Gan Wind Power Development Corporation (La Gan Wind), owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), Asiapetro and Novasia, has awarded an offshore geotechnical contract to a consortium led by ...

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July 20, 2021

Europe floods: 'We must learn lessons from this tragedy''

Professor Hannah Cloke is one of a number of University of Reading scientists researching global flood forecasting and supporting advance warnings to help countries and organisations around the world ...

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Students in World Premier Treasure Hunt

July 19, 2021

Students in World Premier Treasure Hunt

Alexandra Hills State High School students will be on the hunt for treasure – treasures that can be found in everyday things – when they take part in a Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) ac...

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July 19, 2021

Hexagon’s Geosystems Division and Infrakit Group Oy have entered in a technical Cooperation

Hexagon’s Geosystems division and Infrakit Group Oy have entered in a technical cooperation to improve integration between their cloud platforms, field and machine control solutions.

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July 17, 2021

Beak develops an innovative Social Accountability Platform for the Mining Sector in Cameroon

Beak is pleased to inform you that the website of the social accountability platform of the mining sector in Cameroon is finally online (Beta version) and invites you to use it and share it with your ...

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Using Data from 150 Years of Coal Mining for the Tasks of the Future

July 15, 2021

Using Data from 150 Years of Coal Mining for the Tasks of the Future

Artificial intelligence quickly finds the right data and optimises search results in the process. Search engines like Google and others show the way: Enter keywords or a short question and the result...

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July 15, 2021

Final Decision on Engebø Operating License expected after Summer

In November 2020, the Directorate of Mining confirmed that the appeals received in relation to the operating license for the Engebø Rutile and Garnet project did not provide any basis to revoke or cha...

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July 15, 2021

Ventia awarded significant long-term primary Maintenance Master Contract

Essential infrastructure services provider Ventia Australia Pty Ltd has confirmed it has been awarded a significant, long-term maintenance master contract with Chevron Australia for works in the Pilba...

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July 14, 2021

Endomines announces pre-development activities at its Montana Gold Projects

The Company plans to undertake environmental, exploration, metallurgical and project development activities for its Montana gold mining projects, US Grant and Kearsarge starting Q3 2021.  The work wil...

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Save-the-date!   ... and join us for the...  Smart Mining Conference 2021

July 14, 2021

Save-the-date! ... and join us for the... Smart Mining Conference 2021

Smart Technologies, Smart Energy Solutions, Smart Work and Smart Collaboration!

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MineRP Enables Seamless Visualization of Complex Mining Data With HOOPS Visualize

July 14, 2021

MineRP Enables Seamless Visualization of Complex Mining Data With HOOPS Visualize

Sophisticated platform allows mining companies to easily visualize large, complex geological models, providing users with insights that guide more profitable decisions.

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July 13, 2021

Metso Outotec to supply Key Equipment and Services for Karara Mining’s Tailings Plant Expansion in Australia

Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Karara Mining Limited for the design of their tailings filtration plant expansion project at their iron ore mine in Western Australia.

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GeoResources Journal 2-2021 – Special Topic: Safe, resource-saving and efficient Construction Methods, Products, Materials

July 12, 2021

GeoResources Journal 2-2021 – Special Topic: Safe, resource-saving and efficient Construction Methods, Products, Materials

GeoResources Journal for Resources, Mining, Tunnelling, Geotechnics and Equipment. We are pleased to present to you the current edition of the English Journal GeoResources. Special Topic: Safe, reso...

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July 09, 2021

Oxford Scientists show how Green Mining could pave the Way to net zero and provide the Metals we need for…

Scientists at the University of Oxford demonstrate how it is possible to directly extract valuable metals from hot salty fluids (‘brines’) trapped in porous rocks at depths of around 2km below dormant...

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July 09, 2021

Implenia wins large Tunnelling Project in France: Lot 3 of the Lyon-Turin Base Tunnel

TELT (Tunnel Euralpin Lyon Turin) awarded Lot 3 of the 57.5 km long Mont-Cenis base tunnel to a Joint Venture led by Implenia (34%). The total contract volume is CHF 248 million (EUR 228 million) and ...

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July 08, 2021

Epiroc acquires Chilean Provider of intelligent Mining Solutions

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has acquired Mining Tag S.A., a Chilean company that provides sensor-based solutions that streng...

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July 06, 2021

Glencore: Kalidas Madhavpeddi will follow Tony Hayward as Chairman

The board of Glencore announces that Tony Hayward will retire as Chairman and Kalidas Madhavpeddi will be appointed as the new Chairman on 30 July.

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July 06, 2021

Sustainable Construction Sites – Teco 2030 and Implenia receive public Funding for developing zero-emission Construction Site Solutions

Norwegian cleantech company Teco 2030 and Implenia Norway have been granted funding by Norwegian state enterprise Enova to jointly develop and pilot hydrogen-powered solutions that will eliminate emis...

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July 06, 2021

Fugro’s Seawatch Wind Lidar Buoy Geo-data to support Vietnam’s renewable Energy Transition

Fugro and PTSC G&S, a lead provider of diversified technical services for energy and other industries in Vietnam and South-East Asia, have signed a contract with Enterprize Energy Group to supply,...

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July 06, 2021

Hochtief expands Prague Metro

Hochtief and its partners are to expand the Prague metro.

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July 06, 2021

Three Consortia compete for green Transformer Station for the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel

Femern A/S has prequalified three consortia to compete for the contract to establish a large transformer station to supply the Fehmarnbelt tunnel and the railway between Denmark and Germany with green...

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July 02, 2021

Metso Outotec and Hispano Japonesa de Maquinaria to expand Partnership in Spain

Metso Outotec and Hispano Japonesa de Maquinaria S.L. (HJM) have agreed on an expansion of their distribution contract in Spain. In addition to mobile equipment, with the new scope the cooperation als...

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July 02, 2021

Acquisition: Rema Tip Top strengthens its Position in the Belgian Market

Rema Tip Top AG acquires the shares in MBS Group and BMC BV – Bulk Maintenance Construction from their previous owners Gert Moens and Pierre de Keyser. This makes Rema Tip Top one of the largest total...

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July 01, 2021

New CEO at Doka

The international formwork and scaffolding company Doka welcomes a new CEO: On 1 July, Robert Hauser will take over as chairman of the Executive Board.

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July 01, 2021

QRC welcomes federal Investment in new steelmaking Coal Project near Moranbah

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s (NAIF) decision to invest in a new metallurgical coal mine near Moranbah in Central Queensland. The...

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July 01, 2021

Concentration on Core Business – Implenia sells Tetrag to Swenex

The sale of Tetrag to Swenex, a total solution provider for energy controlling, marks another step in the realisation of Implenia’s strategy of focusing on core business.

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June 30, 2021

Metso Outotec and Halmek Lithium to construct the battery-grade Lithium Hydroxide Process using Soda Leaching

Halmek Lithium has selected Metso Outotec’s patented lithium hydroxide process for production of battery-grade lithium hydroxide at their greenfield plant in the Tula region in Russia. The order value...

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June 29, 2021

Solid Main Award Digital & BIM for A10/A24

Habau Ges.mbH and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG were awarded the main prize in the Digital & BIM category of the Solid BautechPreis Austria 2021 for the A10/A24 availability model project.

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June 29, 2021

Four Mines Research Projects win Proof of Concept Awards

Contact lenses that can selectively deliver therapeutic drugs, a “spoof proof” smart car key, and carbon-storing concrete are among the recipients of 2021 Proof of Concept Awards from the Mines Office...

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June 29, 2021

Metso Outotec signs global Partnership Agreement with FAM for providing IPCC and Tailings Management Plant Projects

Metso Outotec and FAM GmbH have signed a global non-exclusive cooperation agreement on the delivery of integrated end-to-end solutions for in-pit crush and convey (IPCC) and tailings management plants...

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June 28, 2021

Zinnwald Lithium plc secures full Ownership of Advanced, High Value Lithium Project in Germany

Zinnwald Lithium plc, the German focused lithium development company, announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the 50 per cent. of Deutsche Lithium GmbH ("Deutsche Lithium") t...

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June 28, 2021

Glencore agrees to acquire JV Partners’ Shares in the Cerrejón Mine and strengthens Climate Commitments

Following notices from our joint venture partners, BHP and Anglo American, offering to sell their entire shares in the Cerrejón mine in Colombia, Glencore has reached agreement with each of them on su...

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June 28, 2021

Acrux Sorting and Wescoal Sign Coal Beneficiation Agreement

Acrux Sorting Technology Proprietary Limited’s subsidiary, Acrux Sorting Coal (Pty) Ltd (“ASC”), has signed a coal beneficiation agreement with two wholly owned subsidiaries of Johannesburg Stock Exch...

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June 25, 2021

Resources’ Businesses in firing Line of big Insurers and Lenders

A growing number of small to medium-sized businesses that service the resources sector are having significant problems securing finance and insurance because of recent climate change-related policy ch...

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June 25, 2021

Transport Secretary gives the Go-ahead for Start of permanent Works on HS2’s west London ‘super-hub’ Station

In partnership with HS2 Ltd, Balfour Beatty Vinci Systra will commence permanent works on the west London ‘superhub’ station - Old Oak Common. The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP visited the ten-hectare site t...

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June 24, 2021

Hybrit: SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall first in the World with hydrogen-reduced Sponge Iron

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have now produced the world’s first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron at a pilot scale. The technological breakthrough in the Hybrit initiative captures around 90% of emissions in...

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June 24, 2021

Normet introducing new EFNARC Operator Training Course

Normet is known as a supplier of wide product and solution range for underground mining and tunnelling industry. Perhaps the most well-known are the Normet concrete sprayers. Normet has been offering ...

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June 24, 2021

BHP establishes new Cloud Agreements

BHP has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft as long-term cloud providers to help improve safety, productivity, and reliability across its global operated assets.

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June 22, 2021

All-new AutotriaxQube revolutionizes triaxial Testing

Wykeham Farrance, a division of Controls, is excited to announce the launch of the AutotriaxQube, which is set to revolutionize triaxial testing for laboratories around the world. The all-in-one autom...

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June 22, 2021

Strabag Upgrading last single-track Section of Railway along the TEN-T Network in Hungary

30 km section to be modernised and extended with addition of second track 3 stations along the line will also be upgraded Contract value: € 364 million (Strabag share: 66 %)

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June 20, 2021

Ontario Companies power forward on Hydrogen

Partnership to pursue potential pilot projects

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June 18, 2021

Normet launches new Technologies for Concrete Spraying

Normet brought their sprayed concrete layer thickness control system, the SmartScan, to the market in 2019. The SmartScan is aimed at all underground sprayed concrete applications to deliver accurate ...

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June 17, 2021

Webuild and Lane Construction in $16 billion mega High-Speed Rail Contract with Texas Central

Dallas-Houston line a key milestone for sustainable mobility in United States

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June 16, 2021

Nokian Ground Kare – new Excavator and Backhoe Loader Tire for Meadows, Roads and Railways

In the field of excavator tires, one solution is seldom optimal for all purposes. That is why Nokian Tyres wants to offer a full range of tires with emphasis on different surfaces and stability demand...

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June 16, 2021

Nordic Iron Ore and Epiroc Sweden AB sign MoU

Nordic Iron Ore AB and Epiroc Sweden have signed a letter of intent (MoU) regarding cooperation to develop the mining project in Blötberget.

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June 16, 2021

Metso Outotec and Power Ram sign Distribution Contract for Malaysia and Singapore

Metso Outotec and Power Ram Sdn Bhd have signed a distribution contract which covers Metso Outotec’s aggregate crushing and screening equipment and related parts and support.

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June 16, 2021

Strabag building Bypass Road S12 in Poland

13.6 km long bypass around Chełm Construction time: 36 months Realisation as design & build project

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June 15, 2021

Master Builders Solutions exhibits at the Hagerbach NXT 50 Festival

Expert lecture on the subject of “Sustainability in tunnel construction” Combined physical and virtual event guarantees interactive exchange with the experts

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June 15, 2021

ABB commissions digital Platform Integration for Sunflag Steel to enable better Metals Plant Decision Making

Project improves end to end production visibility and helps digitalize operations using ABB Ability Data Analytics Platform for metals

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June 15, 2021

Fugro minimises in-person Inspections with new Floating Offshore Wind real-time Monitoring Solution

A Fugro-led consortium that includes AS Mosley and the University of Strathclyde has designed a mooring line fatigue tracker that safely and cost-effectively monitors offshore floating wind turbines, ...

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June 14, 2021

Implenia wins sustainable Mobility Project in northern Italy: Construction of Fortezza-Ponte Gardena Railway Worth EUR 1.07B

Implenia’s consortium emerged as best bidder in March for the contract to plan and build a 22.5 kilometre section of high-speed railway line between Fortezza and Ponte Gardena. The contract, worth a t...

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June 13, 2021

Nordic Mining commissions Hatch and Sweco as Project Management Consultant for the Engebø Project

Nordic Mining has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Nordic Rutile AS, entered into Letters of Intent (“LOIs”) with leading engineering companies Hatch and Sweco as Project Management Consultant (“P...

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June 13, 2021

Webuild wins Contract for sustainable Mobility

Group to build Fortezza-Ponte Gardena railway sectionextending from Brenner Base Tunnel

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June 10, 2021

Business Finland grants Funding for Keliber’s Lithium Project

Keliber has been granted maximum EUR 708,000 from Business Finland as part of the funding granted to the BATCircle 2.0 consortium.

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Outokumpu appoints Tamara Weinert as President of Business Area Americas

June 10, 2021

Outokumpu appoints Tamara Weinert as President of Business Area Americas

Tamara Weinert has been appointed as President of Business Area Americas with immediate effect. She has been the Acting President of Business Area Americas and a member of Outokumpu Leadership Team si...

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June 10, 2021

Norwegian Data Analytics Software to smarten Predictive Maintenance in the Oil & Gas Industry

Dietsmann Smart Labs, French-based 'New Tech' branch of energy industry veteran Dietsmann, has selected Norwegian Data Analytics specialist Arundo as its partner for a breakthrough development in the ...

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June 08, 2021

ABB launches new Condition Monitoring digital Service, tailor-made for predictive Maintenance of Conveyor Belts

ABB Ability Condition Monitoring for belts collects and tracks data from conveyor belts to provide real time information about the health of the equipment, enabling planned and timely maintenance

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June 08, 2021

Ontario Companies power forward on Hydrogen

Partnership to pursue potential pilot projects

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Red Dog Mine Alaska in the USA: Ground Improvement in Permafrost

June 08, 2021

Red Dog Mine Alaska in the USA: Ground Improvement in Permafrost

Red Dog Mine, one of the world’s largest zinc mines, is located in the north-west of Alaska, around 170 km north of the Arctic Circle and nearly 1,000 km to the north-west of Anchorage. The mine has b...

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Voith Hydro and Swedish Mine Storage enter Development Partnership for the Advancement of Decarbonization

June 07, 2021

Voith Hydro and Swedish Mine Storage enter Development Partnership for the Advancement of Decarbonization

Voith Hydro, a leading global supplier of hydropower and pumped storage equipment, and Swedish company Mine Storage, a specialist in the field of underground pumped storage concepts, announce a develo...

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