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January 17, 2020

Finalists announced for the 2020 QRC/WIMARQ Resources Awards for Women

A scholarship for an MBA from the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) will go to the winner of the Exceptional Woman category, and all other categories will receive a $5,000 scholarship from AIM....

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Epiroc to consolidate Dimension Stone Industry Equipment manufacturing to India

January 16, 2020

Epiroc to consolidate Dimension Stone Industry Equipment manufacturing to India

Epiroc AB, a productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, will consolidate the manufacturing of dimension stone industry equipment to India to increase efficiency. As a result th...

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Innovative Malaysia welcomes WTC 2020

January 16, 2020

Innovative Malaysia welcomes WTC 2020

  World Tunnel Congress 2020 to be held from 15 to 21 May 2020 in Kuala Lumpur.

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January 14, 2020

Hatch enters strategic Partnership with General Fusion

General Fusion announced that it has entered into an industrial partnership with Hatch Ltd. (Hatch) to bring power plant engineering and other expertise to its Fusion Demonstration Plant project. This...

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January 14, 2020

New Genoa Bridge: fifth Deck Section installed, fourth on West Side

Schools, universities discover “urban bridge”

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January 14, 2020

Natural Disaster Losses 2019 – Tropical Cyclones causing Billions in Losses dominate Nat Cat Picture of 2019

Severe typhoons in Japan cause the year’s biggest losses Hurricane Dorian, the strongest hurricane of the year, devastates the Bahamas – US mainland largely spared Natural catastrophes cause overa...

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January 14, 2020

Milan M4 Metro Line in Italy: Trial Run along first Section between Linate and Forlanini FS

Trial runs have begun for trains between the Linate city airport and the Forlanini FS station that comprise the first section of the new M4 metro line being built in Milan.

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January 09, 2020

Recycling of critical Minerals is not the only Solution, says GlobalData

A recent report from the UK Office of Science and Technology states that while the UK is dependent on imported critical minerals for a number of sectors there is no specific strategy for their supply,...

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Safety Accessories for Heavy Machinery: Radio Remote Control from GHH

January 09, 2020

Safety Accessories for Heavy Machinery: Radio Remote Control from GHH

  Safety first in mining and tunnelling: For this reason, the German machine manufacturer GHH is pushing the use of radio remote controls where ever it suits the application. Its T-RX100J model is pa...

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January 09, 2020

Hexagon acquires Blast Movement Technology

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon's mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

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January 07, 2020

Siemens utilises Fugro’s UXO Screening Technology in Herne, Germany

Fugro has completed an unexploded ordnance (UXO) screening project for Siemens AG at the site of a new gas-fired power station in Herne, Germany.

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January 07, 2020

UK-based small Mining Project is 'Brexit-proof'

By developing technology innovation and rethinking business models, a new EU-funded project hopes to improve the commercial viability of mining modest but high-grade critical raw mineral deposits acro...

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January 07, 2020

New General Manager for Boliden Rönnskär appointed

Linn Andersson appointed as General Manager for Boliden Rönnskär.

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January 02, 2020

Ventia signs Agreement to purchase Broadspectrum

Infrastructure services company, Ventia, announced it has signed an agreement with Ferrovial S.A. to purchase Broadspectrum, subject to standard conditions and regulatory approvals.

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January 02, 2020

Bechtel opened Office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

The new office in Al-Khobar leverages Bechtel’s global expertise for Saudi Oil, Gas & Chemical projects

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January 02, 2020

Appointments in Metso’s Executive Team

Giuseppe Campanelli has been appointed President, Minerals Services business area and a member of Metso’s Executive Team from January 2, 2020 onwards. Previously he has been a member of the Minerals S...

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January 02, 2020

Anglo American receives Operating Licence for Minas-Rio Tailings Facility in Brazil

Anglo American announced that it has received the next phase of its operating licence for its Minas-Rio tailings facility in Brazil, following the work to raise the dam as part of the Step 3 licence a...

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December 30, 2019

Fugro becomes sole Shareholder of Seabed Geosolutions

Fugro has entered into an agreement to acquire CGG’s 40% shareholding in Seabed Geosolutions and to terminate the Seabed Geosolutions’ joint venture agreement effective December 30, 2019 in exchange f...

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December 27, 2019

Datwyler to focus on fast-growing, high-margin Sealing Business

Focus on the fast-growing, high-margin Sealing business. Divesting Distrelec and Nedis at a loss of some CHF 670 million with no impact on liquidity. Datwyler is evaluating value-optimising option...

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December 27, 2019

Rio Tinto awards Cimic's CPB Contractors three significant Contracts

Cimic Group company CPB Contractors has been selected by Rio Tinto to deliver three separate packages of work at Robe Valley, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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December 20, 2019

Horizontal Shaft Impactor joins Superior’s growing Group of Crushers

Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, plans to debut its brand new Sentry Horizontal Shaft Impactor (HSI) at booth ...

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December 20, 2019

Will Indonesia's Nickel Export ban boost the Philippines Economy?

With increased demand for stainless steel production and recent developments in technologies such as electric vehicles, demand for nickel is higher than ever. Unfortunately, this demand is struggling ...

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December 20, 2019

Normet Service Center inaugurated in Chile

Santiago de Chile, December 20th 2019. Normet has opened a new Service Center in Santiago de Chile.

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December 19, 2019

Manchester Airport Relief Road Scheme - Temporary Retaining Wall

Tensar’s TensarTech TR2 reinforced soil wall system was the ideal solution for a temporary raised platform, allowing the safe installation of piles for a new bridge on the Manchester Airport Relief Ro...

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December 19, 2019

Tensar T-value Method launched at ICE, London

Attendees at our Tensar Academy What if… workshop at the Institution of Civil Engineers on 19 September heard how project trials of the new Tensar T-value method have cut working platform costs by up ...

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December 19, 2019

Cimic's CPB Contractors awarded Contract for Metronet in Australia

Cimic Group company CPB Contractors, as part of the NeWest Alliance, has reached contractual close to deliver the Yanchep Rail Extension and the Thornlie to Cockburn Link components of Perth’s Metrone...

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December 19, 2019

Triax makes the Cut in Perth - Subgrade Stabilisation

A Triax geocomposite enabled construction of a road across highly saturated, and very weak, ground to provide access to a new community being built on the outskirts of Perth, Scotland.

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Delegation from Turkish mining area signs cooperation contract with Halbach & Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co.

December 18, 2019

Delegation from Turkish mining area signs cooperation contract with Halbach & Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co.

Zonguldak hard coal mining doubles output and modernises plant technology A core region of hard coal extraction and energy production with a 200-year mining tradition: This brief descriptio...

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December 17, 2019

Australia expects big Benefits from new Positioning System

Geoscience Australia has been trialling its Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the last 18 months. EY has published a report claiming that the tech could be worth A$6bn to the Australian e...

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December 17, 2019

Bechtel Enka to build Serbia’s first 5G-ready digital Motorway and Key Flood Defense System

Morava motorway will create 10,000 jobs and enhance long-term economic growth in central Serbia

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December 17, 2019

Australia invests A$27m in Mining Education and Research

The Australian government has announced A$12.5m in funding, from government reserves and industry organisations, to support a training centre at the University of Adelaide to educate miners and engine...

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December 16, 2019

Hochtief Joint Venture to deliver London Power Tunnels Project

A Hochtief joint venture has been awarded with a GBP 400 million contract to deliver the second phase of the London Power Tunnels (LPT2) project.  

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December 13, 2019

Cronimet Holding GmbH appointed new CEO Europe

Mr. Marijo Zeljko is responsible for the overall management of all European locations In addition, he will remain Managing Director of Cronimet Ferroleg. GmbH

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December 13, 2019

Fugro wins nearshore Site Characterisation Contract for Copenhagen Megaproject

Danish consulting firm Cowi has awarded Fugro a nearshore geotechnical site investigation for CPH City & Port Development’s Lynetteholmen megaproject in Copenhagen.

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December 13, 2019

Boliden appointed General Managers

Peter Bergman has been appointed as General Manager for The Boliden Area. For the last two years, Peter has been General Manager in Kevitsa and before that he worked as Mine Manager in Kankberg, Maurl...

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December 12, 2019

Glencore to join The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network

Glencore PLC (Glencore), one of the world’s largest industrial cobalt producers, announces that it is to join the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN). RSBN is an industry collaboration util...

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December 11, 2019

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall welcome higher Ambitions to reach Climate Targets

HYBRIT's owners SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall welcome the higher ambitions to reach climate targets discussed at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid. The companies cite the need for powerful measures to se...

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TOMRA’s Technology and Partnership approach delivers record-breaking Diamond Recoveries for Lucara

December 11, 2019

TOMRA’s Technology and Partnership approach delivers record-breaking Diamond Recoveries for Lucara

Lucara Diamond Corporation owns the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana, which has been in production since 2012. The mine is recognised as one the foremost producers of very large, high-quality Type IIA ...

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December 10, 2019

Mining Technology Suppliers need common Standards

It's a question that can be asked of any industry: what will the sector look like in the years to come? How will demands change, skills evolve and the technologies used advance? And what impact will t...

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December 10, 2019

One Young World Summit: Inspiring Hatch’s future Leaders

Ten years after the inaugural summit in 2010, One Young World 2019 took place in London, England from the October 22–25. Aligned with our Manifesto vision of being passionately committed to the pursui...

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December 10, 2019

QRC welcomes Armour Energy, Santos Agreement

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the partnership between Brisbane-based Armour Energy and Santos through the South Nicholson Basin Farmin Agreement.

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December 10, 2019

Salini: Safety and Sustainability Key Elements in Construction of Milan's M4 Metro Line in Italy

“Today we celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Barbara at every work site of Milan’s new M4 metro line after having achieved a record: in the past month, we were able to excavate a kilometre under the cit...

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December 06, 2019

Strabag to build Phase 2 of the New Integrated Pumping Station for Toronto Wastewater Treatment Plant

Underground retention and conveyance of wastewater increases capacity in case of heavy rain Order includes shafts and tunnels Contract value: approx. € 80 million

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December 04, 2019

Minister welcomes Student Ambassadors

The latest crop of Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) ambassadors from across the State were today presented with their credentials by the Hon Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Employment &...

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December 03, 2019

Two Robbins Crossover TBMs to bore second Severomuysky Tunnel in Russia

40 Years after original Tunnel, Robbins returns to Russia

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December 02, 2019

Fugro performs load-testing on Germany’s longest rotary bored Piles for Hamburg’s Elbtower

Fugro completed a successful load-testing programme on Germany’s longest rotary bored piles as part of the foundation design verification for the planned Elbtower construction in Hamburg, Germany.

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December 01, 2019

Cimic Group Companies reach Contract Close on Sydney Metro City & Southwest PPP

The Northwest Rapid Transit Consortium (NRT), including Cimic Group companies UGL and Pacific Partnerships, have reached contractual close for the extension to the existing NRT Public Private Partners...

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November 28, 2019

Implenia: Christian Späth to become new Head of Civil Engineering Division

Christian Späth (51) is taking over as Head of Division Civil Engineering at Implenia, Switzerland’s leading construction and construction services company, as of 1 January 2020. He also joins Group m...

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GeoResources Journal 4-2019

November 22, 2019

GeoResources Journal 4-2019

GeoResources Journal for Resources, Mining, Tunnelling, Geotechnics and Equipment. We are pleased to present to you the current edition of the English Journal GeoResources. Here is the table of co...

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GeoResources Market Place Geosynthetics 2019

November 22, 2019

GeoResources Market Place Geosynthetics 2019

GeoResources Market Place Geosynthetics 2019 We are pleased to present to you the first Edition of the english version of Market Place Geosynthetics (2019). More than 40 companies have participated ...

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Malaysian Contractor wins another Big at International Tunnelling

November 22, 2019

Malaysian Contractor wins another Big at International Tunnelling

  The Autonomous Tunnel Boring Machine (A-TBM), developed in-house by MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn. Bhd, has won the Technical Product/Equipment Innovation of the Year award at the 2019 International Tun...

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November 21, 2019

Queensland Government’s critical Minerals Funding Package – “we dig it”

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed a $13.8 million five-year Queensland Government package to encourage new discoveries of critical minerals to attract more overseas investment, drive...

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November 20, 2019

Queensland Projects Exploration Update

Medusa Mining Limited advises that after evaluating all results from the first round of exploration and drilling at the Hill 212 and Mt Clark West projects in Central Queensland, the Company has elect...

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November 20, 2019

Haver & Boecker Niagara offers Uptime 3-Year Warranty in North America

Haver & Boecker Niagara, Haver & Boecker’s mineral processing entity, offers the aggregate and mining industries’ only 3-year warranty program — Uptime. Uptime includes Haver & Boecker Nia...

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November 18, 2019

New member of the Bauer Group: Mühlhäuser-Obermann GmbH has become Obermann MAT GmbH

The former Mühlhäuser-Obermann GmbH based in Michelstadt has been part of the Bauer Group since November 1, 2019. In the future, the company will be operating under the new name Obermann Mat GmbH.

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November 16, 2019

Orica and Epiroc partner to deliver Blast Automation

Orica and Epiroc Rock Drills AB will jointly develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines.

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November 15, 2019

Update on Progress to complete the Elizabeth Line

Crossrail Ltd has updated the Crossrail Board on progress to complete the Elizabeth line.

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November 15, 2019

German Mining Equipment Manufacturers expect Record Year

Against the general trend, German mining equipment manufacturers expect a record year for the current year. The VDMA expects sales to rise by 38 percent to around 5 billion euros. In 2020, revenues sh...

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November 10, 2019

Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering announces new Director for Ground Engineering

Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering announced the appointment of Jane Towse-Laval as Director of Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering, responsible for providing strategic leadership to the company’s portfo...

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November 10, 2019

Fugro awarded large geotechnical Investigation to support Hong Kong International Airport Expansion

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has awarded Fugro another significant land site investigation contract as part of the HKD 141.5 billion three-runway system (3RS) project for the expansion of Hong K...

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November 08, 2019

IFC and Partners support major hydro-electric Plant in Nepal

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and a consortium of other lenders today finalized a $453 million debt financing package that will support the construction of a landmark hydroelectric plant in c...

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November 07, 2019

Flatiron secures Contract for Critical Infrastructure Project in Washington

Construction on I-405, Renton to Bellevue Widening and Express Toll Lanes expected to begin in 2020

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November 07, 2019

Appointment of new CEO of Endomines AB

Endomines announces that it has appointed Greg Smith as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Greg has, on a consultancy basis, been leading Endomines’ operations in the US and Finland since June 5t...

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November 07, 2019

Brenner Base Tunnel: Salini Impregilo completes 70% of Southern Lot Tunnelling

Salini Impregilo and partners Strabag, Consorzio Integra and Collini Lavori have done 70% of the excavation work on the southernmost lot of the Brenner Base Tunnel project.

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November 05, 2019

Turquoise Hill announces Completion of Shaft 2 of Oyu Tolgoi Mine in Mongolia

Turquoise Hill Resources announces that Shaft 2 construction is complete and has entered into the final stages of commissioning.

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November 04, 2019

Ed Santamaria starts as President and CEO of Normet

Ed Santamaria, whose nomination as President & CEO of Normet was published on June 3rd, will start in his role today, November 4th. The interim CEO Aaro Cantell will return to his role as chairman...

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November 01, 2019

Metals & Mining Industry M&A deals in September 2019 total $1.9bn globally

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in September 2019 worth $1.9bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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November 01, 2019

Steel Piles from SSAB help Port of Gdańsk to jump up on the Podium

A new combi wall at the Port of Gdańsk, Poland, begun in February 2019, will result in a new wharf by 2020 that will be 1,220 m (4,000 ft) long. The most important part of the wharf, the steel piles, ...

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November 01, 2019

Wealth Minerals negotiates Land Access to Valsequillo Silver Project, Mexico

Wealth Minerals Ltd. reports it has successfully negotiated surface access rights to the Valsequillo Silver project (“Valsequillo” or the “Property”) located in southern Chihuahua state, Mexico. The C...

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November 01, 2019

TLT-Turbo On-site Test Lab advances Ventilation Product Quality

Global ventilation fans and systems manufacturer, TLT-Turbo GmbH, has spent the past five years investing in and equipping its on-site test lab. The test lab now provides streamlined processes for res...

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October 31, 2019

Rema Tip Top at the Dubai Mining Show 2019: "In the Region, for the Region!"

Dubai Mining Show on 5 and 6 November | Surface, corrosion and heavy wear protection| Innovative and preventive monitoring, maintenance and repair solutions for conveying systems

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Milestone reached at major Albvorland Tunnel Project – Implenia celebrates Breakthrough in southern Tube by the WANDA Tunnel Boring Machine

October 30, 2019

Milestone reached at major Albvorland Tunnel Project – Implenia celebrates Breakthrough in southern Tube by the WANDA Tunnel Boring Machine

Implenia has been commissioned by Deutsche Bahn to build the 8-kilometre Albvorland Tunnel, a key section of the new 60-kilometre-long railway line between Stuttgart and Ulm. Today’s breakthrough in t...

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October 30, 2019

QRC welcomes extra Land Release for Gas Exploration

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the State Government’s announcement today that an additional 30,000 square kilometres of land in the Surat, Bowen and Galilee basins would be releas...

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October 28, 2019

Glencore one of seven Mining, Metals Companies to partner on responsible Sourcing with World Economic Forum

The Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative will pool resources and cost, increase speed-to-market and improve industry-wide trust that cannot be achieved by acting individually. It aims to be a neutr...

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October 28, 2019

Boliden invests in electric Trolley in Aitik and Kevitsa

Boliden has decided to invest SEK 300 m with the aim of expanding electrified transportation in Aitik and implementing the corresponding technology in Kevitsa. Investments will be made mainly during 2...

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October 25, 2019

Salini Impregilo and Astaldi in Mobilinx Consortium awarded Construction Contract for Hurontario Light Rail Transit Project in Canada

Salini Impregilo and Astaldi, together with Canadian partners as members of the Mobilinx consortium, have been awarded a €917-million (about CAN$1.3-billion) civil construction contract by Infrastruct...

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