We are pleased to present to you the current edition of the English Journal GeoResources.
ILF Consulting Engineers was assigned a contract to support a research project regarding operation and maintenance of pumped storage power plants by the Sejong University in Seoul in the Republic of Korea. The project is supported by KHNP (Korea Hydro Nuclear Power Company), owner and operator of all existing pumped storage power plants in the Republic of Korea.
Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, will continue its long-term relationship with OZ Minerals under a new A$112 million contract to provide stockpile rehandle services at Prominent Hill, near Coober Pedy, South Australia.
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.
Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has won a significant order in the Dominican Republic from mining company Corporación Minera Dominicana, commonly known as Cormidom. The equipment will strengthen productivity, safety and cost efficiency for the mine.
Cimic Group company, CPB Contractors, as part of the Rail Infrastructure Alliance (RIA), has been named as the Victorian Government’s preferred proponent to deliver a $1 billion package of works in support of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project.
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.