- Agreement on partnership for at least ten years
- Cooperation in the development, implementation and testing of zero-emission BEVs
- Concentration on mid-range LHDs and trucks
- Potential widening of partnership to include other commercial vehicles
Metso has been awarded a contract for the design, supply and installation of a railroad car dumper system for CSX Transportation in the USA. The new Twin Cage Tandem Rotary Car Dumper System will be used for the unloading of coal from railroad cars at the CSX Curtis Bay Export Terminal, located in Baltimore, Maryland. The dumper system is expected to be operational in October 2021.
Shipment of 500 thousand units has arrived today at the airport of Guarulhos
Cimic Group company UGL has secured a five-year extension to its contract with Sydney Trains for the delivery of maintenance and logistics services for a portion of Sydney’s metropolitan passenger rail fleet.
A consortium of Van Oord and BAM International completed the construction of the APM Terminals Moín in Costa Rica. The inauguration of the container terminal will enable products to be shipped on transatlantic routes to European and Asian markets without transshipment.
Port of Houston Authority (PHA) continues to upgrade and modernize elements of its Barbours Cut Container Terminal—one of two major container terminals that they operate—to accommodate a forecasted double-digit growth. PHA oversees 25 miles of terminals along the 52-mile-long ship channel the busiest port in the US in terms of foreign tonnage, second-busiest in overall tonnage, and sixteenth-busiest in the world. PHA has called upon Hatch, an engineering and consultancy firm with more than two decades of experience at Port Houston, to plan and execute upgrades to the in-bound truck check-in gate and security gates, which are nearing their functional capacity. By expanding, relocating, and modernizing the gates and components, the terminal will have a throughput of 2.5 million TEUs, twice that of the existing in-bound gate system.
SMT Scharf AG (Securities No. 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) has concluded a collaboration agreement with Breuer-Motoren GmbH & Co. KG. As part of the strategic partnership, SMT Scharf will in future take over the exclusive distribution and after-sales business for Breuer-Motoren in Russia.
Today, K+S and partner Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) celebrate the opening of a new potash handling and storage facility in Port Moody, one of Vancouver’s ports. Following the launch of production at the new K+S Bethune potash plant in June, this means a further important milestone has been reached.
Glencore plc ("Glencore") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with HNA Innovation Finance Group Co., Ltd. ("HNA") for HNA to purchase a 51% equity interest in Glencore's petroleum products storage and logistics business for US$775 million, payable in cash upon closing, subject to customary closing adjustments (the "Transaction").
Vale performed one more testing stage of north berth of Pier IV, located in Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal (TMPM), in São Luís (MA). This time, the Capesize-type Cape Asia ship was loaded with 160 thousand tons of iron ore. The vessel moved on October 14th, bound for India. It is expected that, after completion of operational testing, scheduled for November, the north berth of Pier IV is able to start the operation. The work is part of S11D, the largest project in the history of Vale and which will enter commercial operation in January 2017.
SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986) based in Hamm (“SMT Scharf”) has acquired 100 percent of the shares in Nowilan Gesellschaft für Antriebstechnik mbH headquartered in Dinslaken (“Nowilan”).
Superior Industries, Inc., a major American manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, launched a new belt scale for dry bulk material handling applications. The new scale is characterized by a unique, flush-mount design, so owners and operators can avoid cutting or torching their conveyor frame for installation.
SMT Scharf AG (WKN 575198, ISIN DE0005751986), technology and world market leader for monorail transport systems in the underground mining sector, fulfilled its own forecasts for 2014. In a cyclically weak market for mining equipment, Group revenue pursuant to IFRS decreased by 24.4% to EUR 47.8 million (previous year: EUR 63.3 million; forecast: EUR 45.0 million).
Leica Geosystems Mining today releases Leica Jasset, the monitoring solution that locates mobile and semi mobile assets for the mining industry. Supervisor vehicles, lighting plants, water pumps, communications trailers, generators, portable toilets and many other assets are difficult to track due to the mobile nature of their use.
On June 12, a strategic cooperation agreement was inked between CNPC and China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) in Beijing, laying a solid foundation for the two companies to further develop the international markets.
For decades Voith has been supporting its customers with the overhaul of gear units and thus ensured safe rail vehicle operations. A particularly convenient solution for operators is the so-called gear unit exchange model. During a planned revision or an unscheduled repair, rail operators can have fully overhauled Voith gear units delivered in advance and install them straightaway. This service has now also been extended to Scharfenberg couplers.
Bilfinger has received an order from Linde for the manufacture and installation of system modules and piping technology for the new natural gas terminal in Emden.
ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, a company of the Materials Services Business Area, has started up a new Service Center in Woodstock, Alabama.
On an area of just under 100,000 square-foot, quality steel, specialty steel and aluminum coils are processed and from here distributed.