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Belt clamp TUG HD from Flexco simplifies maintenance work on conveyor belts

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For example, if a conveyor belt is idle for maintenance work in coal mining, it can be unevenly tensioned due to its own weight. So that the service technician can safely cut the tape and connect it securely, the force at the point to be treated should be evenly distributed over the entire tape width. Flexco Europe GmbH, Rosenfeld, has developed the TUG HD tape clamp for this purpose. It is suitable for various ...

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WX7000 screen panels add added value to the process

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In the field of stationary processing of mineral raw materials, the name Sandvik is primarily associated with top-class crushing and crushing technology. Far less known, however, is the range of Sandvik screen cloths. That will change in the foreseeable future, because with numerous positive practical references, the wear protection and screening media product line is always opening new doors for users. The latest example is the replacement of a wire screen covering with a special PU tensioned screen covering ...

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High belt speeds: a challenge for scrapers

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High belt speeds are a challenge for scrapers. The cleaning performance often leaves something to be desired. The German Jänschwalde open-cast lignite mine near Cottbus shows that there is another way. They are the largest moving machines in the world. They are about 200 m wide, 500 to 600 m long, up to 80 m high and weigh several thousand tons. Meant ...

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA - Africa's leading trade fair just about to start

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Newcomers Caterpillar, Epiroc, Iveco, Schwing / Stetter and Tata First European joint stand with eleven participants More than 450 exhibitors present their products and innovations The countdown is on: bauma CONEXPO AFRICA starts for the third time in one week. The largest trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles in Africa enjoys international popularity. This is evidenced by four new joint stands and company registrations ...

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA offers an insight into future topics

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Exchange of experts Supporting program at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA offers an insight into future topics More than 400 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors expected Daily live presentations in the demo area Discussions with experts at the Speakers Corner The supporting program at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA presents exhibitors and visitors with a comprehensive overview of the technologies of the Future. The exchange and interaction between experts from different fields are ...

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BAUER Group commissioned to expand the world's largest reed sewage treatment plant in Oman

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In October 2017, the BAUER Group, Schrobenhausen, was commissioned by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the leading oil and gas company for exploration and production in Oman, to expand the world's largest commercial reed sewage treatment plant (Fig. 1). The plant, the first phase of which was completed in 2011 by the local subsidiary of BAUER Resources GmbH, BAUER Nimr LLC, ...

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BEUMER lands a hat trick

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The BEUMER Group, Beckum, is the winner of this year's Axia Award (Fig. 1) in the “Innovations - Using Technology” category. The auditing and consulting company Deloitte honored the intralogistics specialist on November 29, 2017 in Düsseldorf for its activities in the field of digital transformation. As the founder of the Axia Award, Deloitte, together with WirtschaftsWoche and the Federal Association of German Industry (BDI) ...

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Caterpillar and FTP Solutions partner to optimize mining network performance

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Caterpillar and FTP Solutions have entered into a collaboration agreement to proactively monitor and manage mining applications and the networks on which these products depend. FTP Solutions, based in Perth / Australia, offers products and services for monitoring and supporting on-site communications. As part of this cooperation, the technology that has been developed by each company is to be optimally used to provide first-class location solutions ...

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Innovative solutions - Engineering Dobersek at scientific conference in Uzbekistan

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The Mönchengladbach-based company Engineering Dobersek GmbH (ED), a specialist in the planning and construction of state-of-the-art industrial plants with a focus on Eastern Europe and Central Asia, took part in the conference "Integrated innovative development of Zarafshan: Successes, challenges and prospects" in the Uzbek city of Navoi. At the invitation of the Navoi State Mining Institute, more than 200 international scientists, numerous politicians and media representatives as well as leading ...

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140 times per second - seals for new Atlas Copco rock drill allow longer service intervals

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies GmbH & Co. KG, Weinheim, has developed a new sealing system for Atlas Copco, the world's leading supplier of rock drill hammers. As a result, the maintenance intervals for a new generation of machines in tough underground use could be doubled. Series production of the COP MD20 in Örebro, Sweden has now started (Fig. 1). The drill bit hits up to 140 times per second with a force of ...

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Terratec-Basalt increases profitability with Germany's first Lokotrack LT220D

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Continuing to operate an old quarry economically sometimes requires new approaches in the production process. Operating costs are to be reduced in the Terratec-Basalt GmbH quarry. That is why the stationary treatment is being replaced by a mobile one. Metso's new Lokotrack LT220D "two-in-one system" (Fig. 1) helps the company to achieve its goals. "With the gradual conversion of our quarry and the operation with mobile systems, we promise ourselves ...

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Tiefenbach acquires a further 49% of the shares in Tiefenbach-Polska Spółka z o.o. by Famur S.A.

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In the course of its international orientation, Tiefenbach Control Systems GmbH, Bochum, has a further 49% share in Tiefenbach-Polska Spółka z o.o. acquired by the Famur group. Tiefenbach Control Systems GmbH thus controls 100% of the shares in the company. Tiefenbach-Polska Spółka z o.o. with 20 employees and an annual turnover of approx. € 3 million is a service and sales company based in Radzionków. ...

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RAG initiates PCB pilot study

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At the beginning of 2018, the RWTH Aachen University invited 200 miners to take part in a blood test for PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls). RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen, initiated the investigation in order to clarify the situation. The blood samples and the anamnesis are carried out by the RAG Occupational Medicine Center (AMZ). In order to obtain meaningful comparisons with the possible exposure of the general population, a ...

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Central water management at Haus Aden in Bergkamen

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In December 2017, the Arnsberg district government, as the mining authority responsible for the whole of North Rhine-Westphalia, approved the final operating plan for the underground area of ​​the central drainage system at the Haus Aden colliery (Fig. 1). The approval was granted on the basis of an expert opinion commissioned by the North Rhine-Westphalian State Environment and Economics Ministry, which invalidated the concerns originally raised. The report is available at https://www.bra.nrw.de/3747177 as a detailed final report and ...

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Central control room of the future

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At the end of 2018, the German hard coal mining in Germany will expire. With this, an important era in German industrial history will come to an end. An era that not only shaped the hard coal fields, but also made a significant contribution to economic development in Germany and Europe. "However, the end of active funding does not mean the end of RAG's responsibility in the former mining regions," ...

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STEAG wins Allianz Global Investors as a partner for wind farms in France

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As part of its active portfolio management, the Essen-based energy company STEAG GmbH is selling a 49% stake in its wind farm portfolio in France to an infrastructure fund operated by Allianz Global Investors, the asset manager of the Munich insurance group (Fig. 1). A corresponding contract was signed at the end of November 2017. The transaction, which will take effect retrospectively as of January 1, 2017, is subject to approval by the responsible ...

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STEAG acquires specialists for high-quality solutions in ventilation technology

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STEAG Energy Services (SES) GmbH, Essen, a company in the STEAG Group, took over the Krantz division from Caverion Deutschland GmbH on January 1, 2018. Krantz is a leader in the development, construction, manufacture and marketing of technically sophisticated air ducting, heating, cooling and clean room systems (HVAC market). In addition to nuclear technology companies, the end customers also include industrial customers from other sectors at home and abroad. ...

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IG BCE formulates a roadmap for restarting the energy transition

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The Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union (IG BCE), Hanover, welcomes the fact that the CDU, CSU and SPD want to bring all stakeholders involved around the same table when it comes to the energy transition. "We will be actively involved in the planned commission," said Michael Vassiliadis, chairman of IG BCE, at the union's annual press conference. The energy transition needs a fresh start "in the prioritization of measures, in financing, in ...

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Mining 4.0 Forum: Stand on digitization in the mining industry

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From 14 to 15 November 2017, actors from science, industry and associations met in the Tivoli in Aachen to discuss the current status of digitization in mining. The Smart Mining Conference was organized by the Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT) of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, VDMA Mining and DMT GmbH & Co. KG. It's the second ...

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World trade in hard coal increased by 1.5% in 2017

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According to preliminary calculations by the Verein der Kohlenimporteure e. V. (VDKi), Berlin, world trade in hard coal rose by 1.5% to 1,140 million t in 2017. increased, global hard coal production even increased by 2% to 6.9 billion t. After a decline in 2016 - which was only recently reported by the International Energy Agency (IEA) - production and world trade have increased again. Alone ...

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Mining machine manufacturers have turned the corner

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The mining machine manufacturers producing in Germany have turned the corner. After sales fell for four years in a row, the industry expects sales to be in the black for 2017. As the chairman of the Mining Association in the Association of German Machine and Plant Builders (VDMA), Frankfurt / M., Michael Schulte Strathaus (Fig. 1), announced that mining machine manufacturers are calculating on the basis of the figures for ...

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IranConMin - the positive trend continues

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The interest in IranConMin continued unabated in 2017: Around 20,500 visitors came to the trade fair for mining, construction machinery and construction systems, which took place in Tehran from November 4th to 7th, 2017. Almost 300 exhibitors from 15 countries showed their product portfolio on 16,000 m2. This enabled the 13th edition of the largest mining and construction machinery trade fair in the region to ...

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IMAG becomes international partner of the mining fair MICA

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IMAG GmbH, Munich, is expanding its involvement in the mining sector. With immediate effect, the subsidiary of Messe München is the international partner of the mining fair MICA (Fig. 1) in Algiers / Algeria. To this end, IMAG and Symbiose Communication Environnement recently signed a cooperation agreement. The next edition of the fair will take place in September 2018. The MICA (Salon International des Produits et Services pour les ...

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World Mining Congress 2018: Promoting elementary scientific and technological cooperation in the mining industry

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Between June 19 and 22, 2018, the largest industry event will take place in Astana / Kazakhstan, bringing together experts and scientists from 50 countries who are active in the areas of solid mineral development, science and technology, environmental protection and occupational safety - the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC) (Fig. 1). Over the years the WMC has become one of the ...

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DMT

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As of January 1, 2018, the management of the DMT Group in Essen has expanded. In addition to Prof. Eiko Räkers (CEO) and Ulrich Pröpper, Maik Tiedemann and Jens-Peter Lux join the management. Tiede-mann was most recently a division manager for MAN Diesel & Turbo. On July 1, 2018, he will take over the chairmanship of the management board and responsibility for the Industrial Engineering business area. ...

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EWE

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Urban Keussen, previously Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT, is moving to EWE AG, Oldenburg, and is expected to take over the position of Chief Technology Officer there on March 1, 2018. The EWE Supervisory Board has also appointed Marion Rövekamp to the energy company's management board. Rövekamp is currently HR manager at DB Regio and should start her job at EWE by July 1, 2018 at the latest.

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Innogy

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Werner Brandt resigned as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of innogy SE, Essen, on December 31, 2017 at his own request.His successor is expected to be the former E.ON CFO Erhard Schipporeit. On December 19, 2017, innogy parted ways with its CEO Peter Terium. The Supervisory Board will decide on his successor in due course.

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IWO

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The members of the Institute for Heat and Oil Technology (IWO), Hamburg, have elected Holger Mark, Managing Director of Deutsche AVIA Mineralöl-GmbH, to the board. Mark succeeds Stefan Brok, who left the board.

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opal

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Andreas Wendler has been a member of the management team at Opal Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG, Kassel, since December 1, 2017. Wendler was at the crude oil and natural gas producer, among others. involved in negotiations on the South Stream and North Stream 2 pipeline projects.

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RAG

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Bernd Tönjes, Chairman of the Board of Management of RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen, was elected as moderator for a further two-year term at the autumn plenary meeting of the Initiativkreis Ruhr.

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RAG Foundation

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The former President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert (CDU), the Lord Mayor of Essen, Thomas Kufen (CDU), and Andreas Reichel (FDP), manager in the energy industry, have been appointed by the North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister for the Board of Trustees of the RAG Foundation. They replaced the three members who left the committee due to the change of government in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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RWE

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The Supervisory Board of RWE Power AG, Essen, has appointed the deputy head of the central workforce at RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Kemo Razanica, as a full member of the Management Board with effect from April 1, 2018. On July 1, 2018, Razanica will take over the position of Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Director from Erwin Winkel, who is retiring.

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BEUMER

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Guido Hesse (50) recently became Head of Customer Support for the BEUMER Group at the headquarters in Beckum. In this function, he controls and coordinates the global competence center and, together with his team, lays out the technical and organizational principles of service for BEUMER products.

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BGZ

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On November 1, 2017, Jochen Flasbarth took over the management of the federally owned BGZ Gesellschaft für Zwischenlagerung BGZ GmbH in Essen, which was founded in March. He performs this task without a salary in parallel to his office as a civil servant state secretary in the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMU).

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DVGW

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The CEO of Thüga AG, Michael Riechel, has been elected as the new President of the German Gas and Water Association (DVGW), Bonn.

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EWE

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The previous CFO of Vattenfall AB, Stefan Dohler, has been appointed chairman of the management board by the supervisory board of EWE AG, Oldenburg. Dohler will take up the post at the earliest possible date, April 1, 2018 at the latest.

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Rosneft

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At the suggestion of the Russian government, former Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder was first elected to the supervisory board of the mineral oil company Rosneft, Moscow / Russia, and then as its chairman on September 29, 2017.

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Thyssengas

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As successor to Axel Botzenhardt, Thomas Gößmann has been Chairman of the Management Board of Thyssengas GmbH, Dortmund, since September 1st, 2017. He is also the commercial director and runs the company together with Bernd Dahmen.

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Vattenfall

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Anna Borg has succeeded Stefan Dohler as CFO of Vattenfall AB, Solna / Sweden, since November 1st, 2017. She was previously head of the Markets division.

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VDMA mining

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At the general meeting of VDMA Mining on November 23, 2017, the new board of the professional association was elected. Michael Schulte Strathaus, F. E. Schulte Strathaus GmbH & Co. KG, Werl, was confirmed as chairman. The other members of the Executive Board: Honorary Chairman Peter Jochums, Hauhinco Maschinenfabrik G. Hausherr, Jochums GmbH & Co. KG, Sprockhövel, Corinna Both, CFT GmbH, Gladbeck, Torsten Gerlach, thyssenkrupp Industrial ...

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Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA

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The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH, Heidenheim, has decided on the successor to the long-standing Chairman of the Group Management, Hubert Lienhard. Stephan Schaller, currently a member of the Voith Shareholders' Committee and head of the global motorcycle division of the BMW Group, has been appointed as his successor. Lienhard, who has been managing the group since 2008, will retire in 2018 as planned. The change at the top of the group will take place on 01 ...

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Wintershall

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The oil and gas group Wintershall, Kassel, has appointed Hugo Dijkgraaf as Managing Director of its Norwegian subsidiary. He is the successor to Bernd Schrimpf, who has retired.

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RAG-Stiftung draws a positive balance after two years of "Glückauf Zukunft!"

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Around two years ago, the Essen-based RAG Foundation, RAG Aktiengesellschaft and Evonik Industries AG, together with IG BCE, Hanover, launched the "Glückauf Zukunft!" Project to end the German coal industry at the end of 2018. The program pays tribute to his historical achievements and at the same time sends out signals of departure for the time afterwards. The interim results are encouraging. The first projects took place ...

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New quarters at the Shamrockring

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The RAG site on Shamrockring is to be converted into a residential and business district over the next few years. The Essen-based FAKT AG has bought the area and is planning to realize a lot in the existing buildings on the 10 hectare site in Herne. FAKT AG CEO Prof. Hubert Schulte-Kemper announced this at a press conference in the RAG Casino, the historic Mulvany villa, together with Bernd ...

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STEAG subsidiary Mingas-Power is pushing the “Haldenwind” project

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Scree and craters as far as the eye can see - the project partners Mingas-Power, ENNI Energie & Umwelt Niederrhein (ENNI) and RAG Montan Immobilien (RMI) have officially put the Kohlenhuck wind farm into operation on the lunar-like plateau of the Kohlenhuck heap in the north of Moers. Mingas-Power, a joint venture between STEAG New Energies and RWE Power, holds 33% of the shares in the four ...

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Agora legal opinion on the coal phase-out is inadequate, superficial and purely ideologically motivated

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“Inadequate, superficial and purely ideologically motivated” - this is how DEBRIV, Berlin, assesses the legal opinion on the coal phase-out submitted by Agora Energiewende. What is particularly problematic is the ease with which Agora disregards positions that are protected by the constitution. In its assessment, DEBRIV lists specific legal weaknesses in the expert opinion, which itself is an analysis of the judgment of the Federal Constitutional Court (BVerfG) of December 6, 2016 on the 13th ...

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New management team wants more freedom for employees in terms of working hours

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After the elections for the main executive board, the management team of the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union (IG BCE), Hanover, is repositioning itself. The challenges of digitization will move even more into the focus of the union in the future. This is reflected in a separate board area that Francesco Grioli is to take over. The previous regional head of Rhineland-Palatinate / Saarland joined the executive board of ...

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Industry 4.0 - a clear commitment to domestic mining is necessary

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The Vereinigung Rohstoffe und Bergbau e. V. (VRB), Berlin, on the occasion of its annual meeting on September 28, 2017, demanded a clear commitment by politicians to domestic raw material extraction. An industrial society cannot manage without security of supply for a large number of raw materials. This is especially true when the economy, as in Germany, is heavily geared towards exports. "Raw materials - and thus also mining - are available ...

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Awarded the Helmuth Burckhardt Prize 2017

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The Helmuth Burckhardt Prize of the Association of Raw Materials and Mining (VRB), Berlin, went this year to the young Master of Science (M. Sc.) Kian Will from Zell (Fig. 1). The professional association of the German mining industry awarded the young academic the award at the general meeting on September 28, 2017 in Berlin. The Burckhardt Prize has been awarded annually since 1971 for excellent examination results in ...

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Best thesis of the conference: THGA student receives Oskar Niemczyk Prize in Austria

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How can the world be permanently supplied with energy? And how can we use raw materials sustainably in the future? Experts regularly exchange ideas on this at the "Mining, Energy and Raw Materials" conference of the German Markscheider Association (DMV). This year the meeting took place at the Montan University in Leoben, Austria. Experts from the Technical University of Georg Agricola (THGA), Bochum, also used the ...

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Sub-Saharan Africa raw material study

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After intensive, up-to-date research and joint processing, the mining industry network of the EnergyAgency.NRW (EA), Düsseldorf, and the German Raw Materials Agency (DERA), Berlin, published a joint study on the raw materials situation and current ones at the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Raw Materials (BGR) Developments in the raw materials sector in 31 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (Fig. 1). Germany is to a large extent not only on the export of goods, ...

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BIOMOre - An alternative mining concept

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On September 28, 2017, a press conference was held at KGHM's headquarters in Lubin / Poland to present the underground BIOMOre system, in which the new in-situ bioleaching concept is tested under realistic conditions. This event was chaired by Katarzyna Rogóż, coordinator BIOMOre, KGHM Polska Miedź, and Paulina Mołodyńska-Glapska, project manager of the research and development department at KGHM Polska Miedź. ...

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New international standard to reduce mining accidents

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When an incident occurs in a mine, it is often difficult to determine the exact cause. Since there are many factors involved, a wide variety of accidents can occur. An important step in preventing these accidents is classification by type and cause, and this is where ISO 19434 comes in. The standard was created by the ISO Technical Committee on Mining ...

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bauma CONEXPO AFRICA: numerous industry giants are there

15th December 2017