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Atlas Copco to split Construction and Mining

Starting February 1, Atlas Copco in the UK will separate its construction and mining service divisions
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Turbosol on the right track

Italy-based shotcrete pump manufacturer Turbosol is introducing new models this year and expanding its accessories range for Dragon and TSR 7 models
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Capital to aid itmsoil growth

Private investment firm Rcapital’s investment in geotechnical monitoring specialist itmsoil will help drive continued growth in both UK and international markets for the company
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Cracking the Fehmarnbelt clay problem

Recently completed geotechnical investigations have revealed more information on how to tackle potential foundation problems on the planned Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link immersed tunnel
Breaking News Article Global News 30 Jan 2014 0 Stars

A mix of methods

An ideal blast can result in a tunnel profile that is as near as possible to that designed. Realistically, there will be areas where the profile deviates from the design, and where this occurs, scaling may be required, George Demetri reports
Headline Article Features 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Problems down below

It’s a subject for a stiff one: we avoid the topic. We don’t want to talk about it. We have a reputation to uphold. We need to keep our heads high. I’m talking about issues down below. Big problems. Complications
Comment Article Comment 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Tideway tunnel package put out to tender

In the UK, Thames Water has invited tenders (ITTs) for the second works package on the Thames Tideway Tunnel
Magazine Article Global News 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Further Crossrail TBM cameos expected this year

At least four TBM breakthroughs are expected this year, UK-based Crossrail said, as it celebrated the halfway mark of construct­ion on January 16
Magazine Article Global News 29 Jan 2014 0 Stars

Ceresola joins Bekaert

Aldo Ceresola has joined Bekaert’s Swiss team for the Dramix product line – a range of steel fibres for concrete reinforcement
Breaking News Article Global News 18 Dec 2013 0 Stars

Construction industry stars of the future

The Construction Youth Trust is calling on applicants to complete their entry forms for The Duke of Gloucester’s Young Achievers Scheme 2014 before the December 9 deadline
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Busy times for civil engineers

A third-quarter workload report from the UK’s Civil Engineering Contractors Association has revealed that 58% of firms secured more work in the last 12 months than the same period a year ago
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Phyllis creates a Crossrail first

Crossrail has unveiled its first completed train tunnel under the streets of Farringdon in London
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Work starts on Transalpine recon tunnel

A TBM has started boring out a recon tunnel on the proposed high speed train line between Lyon (France) and Turin (Italy)
Breaking News Article Global News 26 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Getting in line

Contractors are getting ready to put a TBM into action for the first time on a railway in Norway
Headline Article Features 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Sandvik jumbos for Finnish road tunnel

Finland’s largest infrastructure construction company, Lemminkäinen Infra, will use two Sandvik DT1131i tunnelling jumbos for the excavation of a road tunnel in Tampere, southern Finland
Magazine Article Global News 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Something new

Winter in the northern hemisphere. There is not much to look forward to beyond those short days during Thanksgiving and Christmas
Comment Article Comment 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Peri supplies Tube upgrade formwork

UK-based Peri has designed and supplied the formwork for the Tottenham Court Road station upgrade tunnelling project
Magazine Article Global News 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Work resumes on gas tunnel

Tunnel boring machine Fionnuala has resumed work on the US$91.4 million tunnel that will bring natural gas to the Corrib Gas refinery at Bellanaboy in north Mayo, Ireland
Magazine Article Global News 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Introducing Victoria Vole

A TBM on a flood alleviation scheme is painted pink to raise awareness for breast cancer
Reports Article Features 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars

Bidders visit Fehmarnbelt link site

A delegation of 125 representatives from nine contractors are visiting Lolland and Fehmarn to study the terrain and soil before bidding on contracts for the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link tunnel
Magazine Article Global News 20 Nov 2013 0 Stars
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.

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