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Boliden: The dam construction in Aitik will require certain adjustments due to identified areas with poorer soil conditions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Boliden AB (STO: BOL), a Swedish multinational active in exploring, extracting and processing base metals and precious metals, has announced that certain adjustments will be made to the dam construction in Aitik copper … Read the full press release

Danish engineering company FLSmidth receives regulatory clearances for the completion of its acquisition of thyssenkrupp’s mining business

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 23-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company, has announced that all regulatory clearances concerning its acquisition of the thyssenkrupp’s mining business have now been received. In addition to the approvals already in … Read the full press release

Anglo American copper operations in Chile recognized for responsible copper production practices

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (LON: AAL), a global mining company with a portfolio that spans diamonds, platinum, copper, iron ore & more, has announced that its managed copper operations in Chile – the Los … Read the full press release

New study led by researchers from the University of Leicester sheds light on the planetary cycle of metals and how this could be vital for the green revolution

(PRESS RELEASE) LEICESTER, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Leicester, a public research university based in Leicester, England, has announced that a new international study led by researchers from its Centre for Sustainable Resource Extraction has discovered a new … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies to deliver decarbonized electricity to Prony Resources via 25-year renewable PPA

(PRESS RELEASE) NOUMEA, New Caledonia, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a partnership with Prony Resources New Caledonia, major supplier of nickel and cobalt used in the batteries of the … Read the full press release

SGS’s metallurgical laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada, marks its 80th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced that its metallurgical laboratory in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada celebrates 80 Years since inception. For 80 years the Lakefield laboratory in Ontario, Canada … Read the full press release

Net zero-carbon mining: Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems to introduce innovative mtu hybrid haul truck concept at MINExpo 2021

mtu hybrid haul truck concept reduces emissions by up to 30% Technologies for cutting CO2 emissions take centre stage Microgrids, sustainable fuels, fuel cells and hydrogen engines all part of net zero vision (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall lead the transformation of iron and steel industry with the establishment of HYBRIT pilot plant for fossil-free sponge iron

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall announce that they are now advancing on their plan to make fossil-free steel for the global market. The partners establish the world’s first production plant for fossil-free sponge iron … Read the full press release

Anglo American welcomes Elisabeth Brinton to its Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational mining company Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the appointment of Elisabeth Brinton as a non-executive director, effective 1 March 2021. Elisabeth Brinton is EVP of Global Renewables & Energy Solutions … Read the full press release

Mining industry: Sika upscales its additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational specialty chemical company, has announced it has further expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology. The new … Read the full press release

Leica Geosystems launches new reality capture collaboration and project management platform

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announces Leica Cyclone ENTERPRISE. The new, user-managed, enterprise-level platform provides a central tool for managing, collaborating and accessing reality capture projects to view, share and analyse rich … Read the full press release

Carsten Riisberg Lund to succeed Jan Kjaersgaard as President of FLSmidth Cement Industry

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company serving the global mining and cement industries, has announced the appointment of Carsten Riisberg Lund as new Cement Industry President and member of Group Executive … Read the full press release

Anglo American extends strategic IT services agreement with Accenture to 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 17-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, has announced it has extended its IT services agreement with Anglo American (LON: AAL), a multinational mining company, until 2023. The new … Read the full press release

Solidaridad and Aunexum invest in mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and Tanzania

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, Netherlands, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad announces cooperation with Dutch-based gold company Aunexum Precious Metals Group on artisanal and small-scale (ASM) gold mining. The investment will look into suitable methods for mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto to return to full operations at Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa in January 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto started the process of resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa. Following discussions led by the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala, with all stakeholders about securing stability to … Read the full press release

Anglo American names Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc appoints Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa, effective 1 September 2019. In order to take up this new executive role, Ms Fakude will step … Read the full press release

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 28-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore‘s subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) is not connected to the incidents and the fatalities of illegal artisanal miners across its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area, Democratic Republic of the Congo. … Read the full press release

Glencore: Glencore-QIA Consortium’s 14.16% stake in Rosneft sold to QIA; Consortium arrangements terminated

BASEL, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore refers to the announcement on 4 May 2018 concerning the Consortium’s agreement to sell a 14.16% stake in Rosneft to a wholly owned subsidiary of QIA. This transaction has now completed. As a result of … Read the full press release

Anglo American plc completes the sale of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa for approximately US$65 million

LONDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces completion of the sale, by its 73%-held subsidiary Anglo American Inyosi Coal (Proprietary) Limited, of the New Largo thermal coal project and Old New Largo closed colliery in South Africa … Read the full press release

Leonardo to supply AW109 GrandNew helicopter to QME Mining Equipment Ltd of Ireland

• QME Mining Equipment Ltd will take delivery of the helicopter in early 2019 • Leonardo and official distributor in UK and Ireland Sloane Helicopters have delivered 15 aircraft in the last 18 months confirming Leonardo’s dominance in the regional … Read the full press release

Hydro announces the appointment of John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President, Bauxite & Alumina

Hydro has appointed John Thuestad as new Executive Vice President for the business area Bauxite & Alumina effective June 1. Thuestad has more than 30 years of international experience from the metal and mining industry OSLO, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal: merger clearance by the European Commission for AM Investco Italy Srl’s proposed acquisition of Ilva S.p.A

LUXEMBOURG, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal (‘the Company’) announces that it has been granted merger clearance by the European Commission (‘EC’ or ‘the Commission’) for AM Investco Italy Srl (AM Investco)’s proposed acquisition of Ilva S.p.A (Ilva). EC merger clearance … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to restructure its organisation into two industries – Cement and Mining

COPENHAGEN, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective from 1 July 2018, FLSmidth’s organisation will consist of two industries – Cement and Mining – supported by a regional setup to strengthen customer focus and life-cycle solutions – combined with a new central digital … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Ambra Solutions to deliver Canada’s deepest underground LTE network

LTE Advanced network will be deployed three kilometers below ground – the deepest LTE network in Canada Data and voice access network will be built completely on Ericsson equipment New LTE network will increase mine safety, efficiency and pave the … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto appoints Munkhtushig Dul to lead its new office in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

LONDON, 25-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto is further strengthening its presence in Mongolia, underscoring its commitment to the country. Rio Tinto will establish a new office in Ulaanbaatar and expand its national employee numbers to around 80 through the course … Read the full press release

BLUETOOTH COMMUNICATIONS LEADER SENA ANNOUNCES TECHNOLOGY-ADVANCED HEADSET ADDRESSING INDUSTRIAL WORKSITE DEMANDS

New Tufftalk allows workers to be more productive, conduct more effective interactions and make the job site safer and healthier SAN JOSE, Calif., USA, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth communication devices for motorsport, … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal signed a US$6,000,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility to be used for general corporate purposes of ArcelorMittal group

Luxembourg, 5-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On 30 April 2015, ArcelorMittal signed a US$6,000,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility (incorporating 3 and 5 year tranches) (the “Facility”). The Facility will replace the US$2,400,000,000 revolving credit facility agreement dated 6 May 2010 and the … Read the full press release

ROSATOM announces management changes at its mining division

MOSCOW, 16-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ROSATOM announces management changes at its mining division: Vadim Jivov is stepping down as President of Uranium One Holding and Uranium One Inc., giving up his operational management responsibilities as his family relocates due to children’s … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal announced its financial calendar for 2014

Luxembourg, 20-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal today announces its financial calendar for 2014. Earnings results announcements: 7 February 2014 Earnings Release Q4 2013 + FY 2013 9 May 2014 Earnings Release Q1 2014 1 August 2014 Earnings Release Q2 2014 7 November … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to acquire Brazil based mining industry software company Devex

Stockholm, Sweden, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Devex, a leading player in the field of automation solutions for mining operations. Devex is a Brazilian company with … Read the full press release