- Water solutions and oilfield and mining solutions to form new global business unit
- Efficiency measures for water solutions include reduction of personnel, portfolio changes and specific investments
- Plan to divest industrial water management business in France
BASF will combine its businesses with water solutions and oilfield and mining solutions effective April 1, 2013, to increase efficiency and support its growth strategies. The new global business unit will be located in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
- Dr. Andreas Radmacher appointed as new member of the Board of Executive Directors by Supervisory Board
On 25. May 2013 Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag - better known as LKAB on the worldwide market - placed another order for four 108-t-mining locomotives with Schalker Eisenhütte Maschinenfabrik GmbH.
- New orders, revenue and operating profit pick up in fourth quarter
- Greater revenue per engine owing to higher-value engines
- Balance sheet strengthened despite difficult market conditions
DEUTZ AG has today published its financial results for 2012. The difficult economic' climate meant the Cologne-based engine manufacturer was unable to repeat its record performance from 2011, which had been one of the best years in the Company's history.
Record earnings again at 1.2 billion euros / Oil and gas production reach a new high / Strategic partnerships expanded successfully
The work for disassembly of the preparation plant at the disused Saar Mine in Saarlouis, Germany, started at the end of February 2013.
German RAG Mining Solutions GmbH had previously sold the entire processing machinery to a Croatian enterprise on behalf of and for the account of German RAG Aktiengesellschaft.
- SMT Scharf Group revenue above EUR 100 million for the first time
- EBIT up from EUR 14.5 million to EUR 15.4 million
- EUR 0.98 dividend proposed for 2012 fiscal year
SMT Scharf AG (German Securities Code [WKN] 575198, ISIN DE0005751986), technology and world market leader for monorail transport systems for the underground mines, reports a further increase in revenue and earnings in the 2012 fiscal year based on final figures. For the first time, SMT Scharf Group revenue climbed above the EUR 100 million level to reach EUR 105.4 million, compared with EUR 82.1 million in the previous year (+28 percent). Revenue generated abroad accounted for 92 percent of the total, with China and Russia representing the most important individual markets, as in previous years.
Leica Geosystems is pleased to announce Leica Zeno Office v3.1 and Leica MobileMatriX v5.1 software updates for the Zeno GIS series. Leica Zeno Office v3.1 and MobileMatriX v5.1 now support the new Leica CS25 GNSS, Esri ArcGIS 10.0/10.1 and post-processing accuracy improvements.
This year's International Geothermal Conference - already successful in the ninth year - will take place from May 15th to 17th in Freiburg Germany. Due to a broad variety of Workshops and Discussion Forums the IGC 2013 gives a widespread overview on the developments of low-enthalpy geothermal development in Middle Europe. The key topics of the today published programme are operational experiences, cost efficiency, the actual political framework and the development of geothermal projects in the Upper Rhine Valley in France and Germany. Over 50 speakers from all over the world have confirmed their participation.
Today Enerchange published the programme of the 9th International Geothermal Conference (IGC 2013). The well-established meeting in Freiburg, Germany, is one of the key dates in each geothermal calendar. Between May 15th and 17th, 2013 the IGC offers comprehensive insights in different aspects of the utilization of geothermal energy. Over 50 international experts come to Freiburg to present their newest ideas and developments for the geothermal business. An early bird special discount is available until March 15th.
Tsurumi, a global leader in the manufacture of submersible pumps, will mark its 30th anniversary in Europe at bauma 2013. The company will launch one of its largest engine driven pumps and a life-extending kit for its products. Tsurumi will highlight its strong dealer network, many of which it has partnered with for over 20 years, and showcase its range of high quality pumps with live demonstrations at the show.
Tsurumi Europe will introduce a new automatic self-priming diesel pump and a life-extending kit for its KTV range of pumps at bauma 2013, taking place in Munich, Germany from April 15 – 21. The company, which is part of the Tsurumi Group based in Japan, established its operations 30 years ago and will celebrate three decades of success at the show.
Oldham (an Industrial Scientific company) announced the launch of the OLCT 80 Wireless field detector and transmitter for monitoring of oxygen and combustible, toxic and refrigerant gases in remote locations.
The new model reduces installation costs by eliminating cabling and wiring. Up to 49 of the devices, each of which has three built-in relays and a maximum line-of-sight range of three kilometers (1.86 miles), can be linked via a secure network to monitor large remote areas, including ATEX 1 zones, where wired systems would be difficult to install.
CONSOL Energy Inc., the largest producer of coal from underground mines in North America, has placed orders for Cat® longwall equipment including more than 1,100 roof supports and totaling nearly $300 million US. In addition to roof supports, the four northern Appalachia mines—Bailey, Bailey Mine Extension (BMX), Robinson Run and Shoemaker—will get two armored face conveyors, a shearer and three shield haulers. CONSOL also is equipping all four longwall systems with the Cat PMC®-R electro-hydraulic control system for advanced automation and Cat Detect Personnel, a personnel proximity detection system designed to enhance the safety of miners working around longwall systems. Delivery of equipment will be completed in 2013.
- PHOENOGUARD® PX revolutionizes conveyor belt monitoring • PHOENIX S-Wall™ negotiates inclines of up to 90 degrees
Minimizing maintenance costs and ensuring the adaptability of record-setting conveyor belt systems are benchmarks that PHOENIX Conveyor Belt Systems has been setting itself for many years. The technology specialist will showcase impressive and clear examples of its innovative art of engineering with its cutting-edge conveyor belt concepts and captivating high-tech solutions at bauma 2013 (hall C2, booth 212).
From copper processing in Queensland, Australia, to sorting hematite iron ore in Brazil’s »Iron Quadrangle«, from jigging machines in the Pilbara region to magnetic separators in the Indian Sarda mines: allmineral’s innovative solutions play a key role in the state of the art processing of raw materials around the world.
The latest development from Aker Wirth, the Mobile Tunnel Miner (MTM) for underground tunneling and mining, has been nominated for this year’s bauma Innovation Award. A jury of experts picked the MTM as one of the three best contributions from among 156 entries in the “Machinery” category. The nomination was announced officially at the bauma Media Dialogue event, which was held in Munich, Germany end of January. The winners will be announced officially and handed their awards in Munich on 14 April 2013.
Following an extensive research and development programme CDE have announced that the launch of the next generation EvoWash sand washing plant will take place at bauma Munich in April.
The EvoWash is a compact sand washing system integrating a dewatering screen, sump and hydrocyclone configuration which is customised to the specific requirements of the materials washing project on which it is specified.
With Pipe Express® the Herrenknecht AG has developed a new semi-trenchless method for installing pipelines. In comparison with the open construction method, routes are considerably narrower, no groundwater lowering is necessary and there is less impact on nature. This has a very positive effect on the grid operators' construction costs. Because of the especially ecological and cost-efficient working method, the development of this new system is subsidized by the German Environment Ministry. An expert jury has now nominated Pipe Express® for the bauma Innovation Award 2013.
Sandvik Construction Mobile Crushers and Screens will be using the showcase of Bauma 2013 to officially launch two new additions to their advanced product offering, thereby demonstrating continuous commitment to new product development. Sandvik’s dedicated R&D team have been working hard over the past couple of years to design customer-focused solutions which are easy to operate, and more efficient to run, whilst maintaining the high standard of quality whilst adhering to the latest safety directives.
At the bauma show in Munich from 15 to 21 April 2013, Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH will be presenting engines fit for future emissions regulations EU Stage IV and U.S. EPA Tier 4 final. On display at booth 211/310 in Hall A4 of the world’s biggest trade show for construction machinery, MTU will be presenting its portfolio of engines for use in C&I and mining applications covering power outputs from 75 to 3,000kW.
New Holland builds on the success of its W170C wheel loader in the Recycling industry, due in great part to its exceptionally low fuel consumption as low as 10 litres/hour and best-in-class bucket payload, by launching a new version specially designed for the very tough, aggressive and dusty working conditions typical of waste handling and recycling facilities:
- New Heavy Duty cooling box designed for extra efficient cleaning
- Full package of protections for extra operator safety and machine durability
- More power, less fuel consumption and more uptime with SCR Tier 4 interim solution
- More safety indoors with SCR that stops sparks
- More pushing power and faster cycles with Ecoshift
- More grip and less wear with the Heavy Duty axles with open differentials and 100% diff lock
- More fuel economy with ECO Mode and ECOSTOP.