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BASF chemical sales decline

BASF Group’s chemicals business saw sales slide in 2013. Higher sales volumes in all divisions could not compensate for lower prices and adverse currency effects, the company said
Magazine Article Global News 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

TBM order for Doha Metro

For the expansion of the Doha Metro in Qatar, Herrenknecht is supplying 15 earth-pressure balance (EPB) shield tunnel boring machines
Magazine Article Global News 25 Mar 2014 0 Stars

'Play well'

It’s been 65 years since colourful interlocking plastic bricks helped to shape the dreams of budding designers, architects and engineers
Breaking News Article Global News 14 Mar 2014 0 Stars

Safety: loud and clear

Post-disaster rescue work has indicated the need for reliable means of communication and rapid localisation of tunnel users
Headline Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

Operational intelligence

Computer-aided process controlling software can improve TBM optimisation
Headline Article Features 26 Feb 2014 0 Stars

'Play well'

It’s been 65 years since colourful interlocking plastic bricks helped to shape the dreams of budding designers, architects and engineers
Comment Article Comment 26 Feb 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
Breaking News Article Global News 14 Feb 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

Sewer main tunnel complete in Abu Dhabi

Boring on Abu Dhabi’s new main sewer tunnel is now complete, marking a significant step in the emirate’s billion dollar Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP)
Breaking News Article Global News 26 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

Turkey opens transcontinental tunnel

The Republic of Turkey has celebrated its 90th anniversary with the opening of a railway tunnel underneath the Bosphorus Strait
Breaking News Article Global News 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Jacobs Associates forms construction management division

US-based engineering consultancy firm Jacobs Associates has created a business division focusing on construction management (CM) practice
Breaking News Article Global News 31 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Evaluating fixed firefighting systems

Recent catastrophic fires in road tunnels and a new confidence in water-spray and mist systems have had a profound effect on the use of fixed fire-fighting methods in tunnels. Professor Haukur Ingason looks at what is on offer
Headline Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Ventilation actuators that can take the heat

ProMation Engineering has completed a key milestone for international ventilation applications in rail and road tunnels
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Alas, poor Yorick!

To what extent are our cities icebergs? We used to aim for the sky in our architectural and modal transportation endeavours. Diminishing land space prompts us to push up through the urban tangle
Comment Article Comment 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Jacobs names date for SKM acquisition

Jacobs Engineering Group will complete its acquisition of Australian consultancy Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) by the end of December this year
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Skanska appoints Persson

In November Magnus Persson will begin his new role as senior vice-president of investor relations at Skanska. Persson has been employed at Skanska since 2006
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Final Abu Dhabi sewer step complete

Drilling on Abu Dhabi’s 41km sewer Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (Step) is now complete
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

Expanding opportunities

New business in sectors outside mining has paved the way for changes to traditional roadheaders. As technologies advance and markets expand, these trends appear set to continue in tunnelling. Patrick Reynolds reports
Headline Article Features 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars

BASF launches Master brand

The world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is showcasing its expertise in chemical solutions for the mining and tunnelling industries under a new global brand
Magazine Article Global News 18 Oct 2013 0 Stars
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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.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014
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