- A new record: More than 3,500 exhibitors from 55 countries
- New opportunities: Virtual reality and bauma Plus
- Klaus Dittrich, head of the fair: “We continue to surpass ourselves—also digitally.”
More than 500 exhibitors and more than 7,000 expected visitors: On 7 and 8 November 2018, experts and interested parties will come together at Messe Dortmund for the most important international trade fair for granulate, powder and bulk solids technologies – Solids Dortmund, formerly SCHÜTTGUT, then opens its doors for the ninth time.
At the Capital Markets Day in the new Bethune Mine in Canada, the K+S Board of Executive Directors presented the business to analysts and investors.
In late July the moment has come: tunnel boring machine "SUSE" (Ø 10,820 mm) has completely excavated the western tube of the Filder Tunnel. Now, in a specially built cavern, the approximately 120 meter long Multi-mode TBM from Herrenknecht is disassembled into individual parts and turned around underground. From the fall of 2018 it is due to commence excavation work in the remaining 3.4 kilometer section of the eastern tube.
The Executive Board of the technology company Continental decided to undertake one of the largest organizational realignments in the company’s history. In doing so, the Dax-listed company will continue to grow faster than its relevant markets and take full advantage of new potential for expansion in the key future areas of mobility.
The site crew working with tunnel boring machine »Käthchen« (»Katie«) has completed the second tube of the Bossler tunnel. The breakthrough near Mühlhausen im Tale in Baden-Württemberg is another milestone in the construction of the Stuttgart-Wendlingen-Ulm railway line. The Bossler Tunnel is part of the Stuttgart-Ulm railway project and is expected to go into operation in 2022.
Construction of the two tubes was carried out differently than initially planned. The TBM (Ø 11,340 mm) was able to excavate almost the entire route. At up to 38 meters per day, the work progressed extremely quickly.
Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger had asked the Supervisory Board to end his mandate as the CEO of Thyssenkrupp AG in mutual agreement. This is what Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger and the Supervisory Board agreed.
With the completely redesigned Bauer BG 15 H, Bauer Maschinen GmbH is breaking new ground in the ValueLine. This state-of-the-art innovation specifically fulfills the requirements of a highly functional and cost-effective machine in the small drilling rig segment and also scores with extremely compact transport dimensions. Increased efficiency, increased mobility, increased flexibility, increased comfort – the Bauer BG 15 H is a clear statement of functionality and, at the same time, offers all the advantages needed to face the challenges of small construction sites.
An exciting journey through time to yesterday, today and tomorrow
Bauer Aktiengesellschaft (ISIN DE0005168108) is planning an important change in the company's management structure. After 24 years as Chairman of the Management Board of Bauer AG and 32 years at the head of the Bauer Group, Prof. Thomas Bauer now wishes to pass on the management of the company to younger hands and thereby to leave the Management Board.
For three decades, Johann Mesch was at the top of Bauer Umwelt and, since 2010, of Bauer Resources GmbH. On April 1, he left his post and since then Peter Hingott (chair.) und Dr. Roman Breuer have formed the new dual leadership. But although he has definitely earned his retirement, Johann Mesch is not saying goodbye just yet. He has taken on interim management post for the Bauer Training Center GmbH and will remain available to take on special tasks from Bauer Resources.
Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has inaugurated an expanded innovation center in Bretten, Germany. The center will meet growing customer demand for testing and developing innovative joining technologies.
According to the final business figures for 2017, SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) has achieved significant growth in its revenue and results over the past fiscal year. SMT Scharf increased its consolidated revenue significantly by 22.6% to EUR 52.1 million (2016: EUR 42.6 million). At the same time, the company achieved an operating result (EBIT) of EUR 4.5 million (2016: EUR 2.5 million), which reflects growth of 84.2%. All in all, SMT Scharf raised its consolidated net profit substantially to EUR 4.0 million year on year (2016: EUR 1.5 million).
SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) has indirectly acquired an interest in 100 percent of the shares in RDH Mining Equipment, based in Alban, Canada, through its wholly-owned subsidiary SMT Scharf Corporation, also based on Alban, Canada. With this acquisition, SMT Scharf AG is further pursuing its corporate strategy and strengthening its market position as an integrated system provider in the underground logistics area. The purchase price amounts to around CAD 8.0 million (corresponding to approximately EUR 5.17 million).
Innovative solution fulfills eco design requirements, improves reliability, saves energy costs and reduces overall maintenance costs for mining and cement operators.