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AIMS 2018 Conference fostered international exchange on “Mines of the Future” in Aachen

The First International Conference “Mines of the Future” took place in Aachen in May 2018. Prof. Bernd Lottermoser as conference chair took again the opportunity to focus within the renowned Aachen International Mining Symposia (AIMS conference series) on the key issue Mines of the Future (Figure 1). Having attracted more than 230 participants from 30 countries, the two-day conference was ...

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THGA President Prof. Jürgen Kretschmann is the new President of the Society of Mining Professors

Prof. Jürgen Kretschmann, President of the Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola (THGA), Bochum/Germany, has taken over the presidency of the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP) (Figure 1). This appointment will see him head the world’s leading professional association of mining sciences for one year. “It’s a great honour to be appointed president. It gives me the opportunity to draw public attention ...

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DMT expands into the Middle East

With the establishment of DMT Middle East W.L.L. on 10th June 2018, DMT GmbH & Co. KG, Essen/Germany, expands into the Middle East. The aim is to tap additional market potential in the Gulf region. “With the establishment of the company, we want to meet the constantly increasing demand for our services from the region,” explains DMT Managing Director Jens-Peter ...

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Epiroc trading on Nasdaq Stockholm started 18th June 2018

The shares of Epiroc AB, Stockholm/Sweden, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, started trading on Nasdaq Stockholm on 18th June 2018. This marked the start of Epiroc as a fully independent company following its separation from the Atlas Copco Group. “It is very exciting for us to now be listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and ...

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IranConMin to bring the international construction and mining industries to Tehran in November 2018

For the 14th time, the Iranian trade fair IranConMin has invited the movers and shakers of the international construction and mining industries to Tehran. From 2nd to 5th November 2018 exhibitors will meet at the Tehran Permanent Fairground, where 15,000 m2 of floor space will be dedicated to showcasing their product portfolios for all items related to mining, construction machinery ...

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Book review: Geschichte des Bergbaus (The history of mining)

A new non-fiction book on the history of mining in Germany has recently been published (currently only available in German). Authors Lars Bluma, Michael Farrenkopf and Stefan Przigoda all work at the German Mining Museum in Bochum, the world’s leading museum of the mining industry. The first, introductory chapter focuses on mining in ancient civilisations, starting from flint mines in ...

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IranConMin to bring the international construction and mining industries to Tehran in November 2018

Zum 14. Mal lädt die iranische Leitmesse IranConMin die internationale Bau- und Bergbaubranche nach Teheran/Iran. Auf dem Tehran Permanent Fairground stehen den Ausstellern vom 2. bis 5. November 2018 rd. 15.000 m2 Fläche zur Verfügung, um ihr Produktportfolio rund um Bergbau, Baumaschinen und Bausysteme zu präsentieren. Deutschland und China werden mit eigenen Länder-Pavillons vertreten sein, auch Polen, Finnland und Italien ...

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STEAG Energy Services plans power station modernisation in Montenegro

Comprehensive modernisation work is planned for the Pljevlja lignite-fired power station, situated approximately 5 km to the south-west of a town of the same name and near the Serbian border. The renovation will considerably aid an improvement in air quality in the industrial centre of Montenegro. STEAG Energy Services GmbH (SES), Essen/Germany, is planning this ecological project. German expertise shone through ...

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Moving forward hand in hand: MAT Mischanlagentechnik operates now under the name BAUER MAT Slurry Handling Systems

MAT Mischanlagentechnik GmbH, Immenstadt/Germany, has been delivering state-of-the-art mixing and separation technology for over 25 years. Since 1st April 2018 the branch office of BAUER Maschinen GmbH, Schrobenhausen/Germany, has been operating under the new name BAUER MAT Slurry Handling Systems, underscoring its affiliation with the international BAUER Group. “We are now merging even more closely with the Group, and this ...

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