- Hatch announces new membership with Propulsion Québec
- The first consulting engineering firm to join cluster for electric and smart transportation
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 9.2 MW / 8.7 MWh energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Australia. Zenith sells the electrical power it produces to some of the world’s largest mining companies with operations in Australia.
Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions, announced the launch of HxGN MineMeasure, a tailored solution combining blast design software, high-precision drilling, blast movement monitoring, fragmentation analysis and enterprise analytics. Backed by a consultative team of dedicated technical experts, MineMeasure brings accuracy and precision to every step of the drill and blast (D&B) process with the potential to save companies millions of dollars.
Outokumpu and Gasum have signed a new 10-year power supply agreement for renewable wind power. The contracted wind power energy covers almost entirely the electricity consumption of Outokumpu's Kemi mine. According to the agreement, deliveries will begin in the summer of 2023.
Renewable energy company ENERTRAG, global cement producer CEMEX and electrolysis company Sunfire are launching “Concrete Chemicals”, a lighthouse project aiming to decarbonize the cement industry. Together with industrial and academic partners, the international consortium has submitted a funding application under the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) funding call to receive financial support for the challenging startup-phase of the project.
Scientists at the University of Oxford demonstrate how it is possible to directly extract valuable metals from hot salty fluids (‘brines’) trapped in porous rocks at depths of around 2km below dormant volcanoes.
Norwegian cleantech company Teco 2030 and Implenia Norway have been granted funding by Norwegian state enterprise Enova to jointly develop and pilot hydrogen-powered solutions that will eliminate emissions at construction sites. This is in line with Implenia’s ambitious sustainability goals.
Metso Outotec and FAM GmbH have signed a global non-exclusive cooperation agreement on the delivery of integrated end-to-end solutions for in-pit crush and convey (IPCC) and tailings management plants to the mining industry.
Implenia’s consortium emerged as best bidder in March for the contract to plan and build a 22.5 kilometre section of high-speed railway line between Fortezza and Ponte Gardena. The contract, worth a total of EUR 1.07 billion has now been officially awarded. Connecting the Italian side of the Alps to the Brenner rail tunnel, the new line will form an important part of an improved European mobility network.
SSAB has completed a framework that will provide an opportunity to issue sustainability-linked bonds. The framework complies with Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles and will strengthen SSAB’s position on the capital markets.
BHP, Rio Tinto, and Vale, three of the world’s biggest resource companies, have launched the Charge On Innovation Challenge, a global competition for technology innovators to develop new concepts for large-scale haul truck electrification systems to help significantly cut emissions from surface mine operations and unlock safety, productivity, and operational improvements.
The Second Commonwealth Sustainable Energy Forum concluded with strong recommendations for member countries to work together to fast-track an inclusive, just and equitable transition to low-carbon energy systems across the Commonwealth.
As part of Nordic Iron AB's (NIO) goal to build a modern mine with the lowest possible environmental impact, the consulting company Paterson & Cooke has been hired to evaluate alternatives for better management of the waste (tailings) from the enrichment operations.
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) is today presenting its biannual sustainability performance update.
Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, said: “A sustainable business is one that has an enduring purpose in society and that considers in all its decision-making the many different forms of value that it can deliver for all stakeholders, including the natural environment.
ABB will install haul truck trolley assist infrastructure to help Copper Mountain achieve a reduction in carbon intensity by more than 50 percent in medium-term with a final target of zero by 2035.
ABB has grown its footprint in the journey to the all-electric mine by winning an order to deliver a complete open-pit haul truck trolley assist solution for Copper Mountain Mining in Canada. The installation, which includes engineering, supply and construction management for a DC substation and an overhead catenary system (OCS), combines ABB’s electrification and automation expertise in the mining industry.
Fornebubanen has chosen Implenia for tunnel and ground construction from Lysaker to Fornebu | estimated contract value of CHF 131 million
In April 2021, Coffey will rebrand to Tetra Tech Coffey - a natural next step in the evolution focusing on Leading with Science® to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions for its clients.
Metso Outotec has completed the reorganization of its Metals business as part of the turnaround program announced in Q4/2020. As a result, the segment’s operational model has been adjusted to better meet customer needs, as well as the scale and nature of the business today.
At the end of 2020, LOESCHE received the order to supply a raw material grinding plant to the Lafarge cement plant Mannersdorf in Austria.