Sika has invested in the production of concrete admixtures, acrylic liquid applied membranes, and mortars in Barranquilla, the fourth-largest city in Colombia, and has relocated and expanded the activities of an existing factory to the new state-of-the-art plant. The factory supplies the attractive Caribbean market and the northern part of Colombia and enables further growth.
Orica, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, announced the release of its new blast design and modelling software for underground mining applications, ShotPlus Underground.
Balfour Beatty, working on behalf of Network Rail, successfully completed the electrification of 77 km of the Great Western Railway (GWR) line between Bristol and Cardiff; a significant contribution to Network Rail’s overall Greater West Electrification Programme to electrify 275 km of train line between Cardiff and London.
The boards of Anglo American plc, Anglo American Projects UK Limited ("Bidco") and Sirius Minerals Plc are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition pursuant to which Bidco shall acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Sirius (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition is intended to be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act.
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 the manufacturing in Italy will be closed.
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 partnership includes an investment by Hatch into the recently announced General Fusion USD $65 million Series E financing round.