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Fixed discontinuation regime threatens supply reliability

Coal-fired power stations can assume the task of system stabilisation. This was shown in the Deloitte study “Analysis of the flexibility of coal-fired power stations for the integration of renewable energies in Germany” compiled on behalf of the German Association of Coal Importers (VDKi), Berlin (Deloitte Finance, November 2019), with a “What if” scenario. From a purely technical perspective, the ...

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Improvements in energy efficiency

In Germany macroeconomic energy efficiency has improved significantly. In 2018 the development – adjusted for temperature and inventory effects – registered an increase of 3.1 % compared with the previous year. In order to produce goods and services worth 1,000 €, in Germany only 4.5 GJ of primary energy is used, according to provisional estimates by the Working Group on Energy Balances ...

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Smart.Efficient.Environmentally conscious.

A total of 70 leading industry representatives – managing directors, sales directors, association representatives and representatives of IGBCE and the NRW mining authority – met on 26th September 2019 at the former Zeche Zollern (colliery) in Dortmund/Germany for the fifth annual conference of the Mining Industry Network of the EnergieAgentur.NRW, Düsseldorf/Germany (Figure 1). It was also an opportunity to examine ...

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News from the German Mining Network

The German Mining Network (GMN) announces that the German-Mongolian Business Association (DMUV) shall assist it as a new partner. The DMUV is an amalgamation of German and Mongolian companies with a German connection founded in 1995 in Ulaanbaatar/Mongolia. Since 2009 the association has been a registered association (NGO) and is represented in Mongolia with a permanent office. The office supports ...

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Name Change of Deilmann-Haniel GmbH Dortmund

In 2012, all special mining activities of the former Deilmann-Haniel International were restructured and bundled under the roof of the Redpath Group based in North Bay, Ontario/Canada. As a result, Deilmann-Haniel became a 100 % subsidiary of Redpath Mining Inc. which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ATON GmbH based in Munich/Germany. Since 2012, the affiliation to the Redpath Group was documented ...

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Pilot ore processing plant in Mittweida is running according to plan

At the end of May 2019 the exploratory shaft of Saxony Minerals & Exploration AG (SME), Halsbrücke/Germany, above Pöhla, reached the tungsten deposits 175 m deep. A horizontal tunnel is currently being dug in order to mine even more ore from deposits. Since the beginning of September the pilot system for processing the ore mined from the shaft is now ...

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Voith Turbo plans adaptation of structures

The global technology group Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA, Heidenheim/Germany, is planning a comprehensive package of measures for its Voith Turbo division in order to secure the competitiveness and sustainability of the division over the long term. The focus is on streamlining the production base in Germany. The aim is to create central, higher-performing locations where essential parts of production ...

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State Government provides an initial 14.5 M € of support for gate.ruhr

The State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia is to provide 14.5 M € of support for the development of the gate.ruhr industrial and commercial area on the site of the Auguste Victoria 3/7 mine in Marl/Germany, which was shut down in 2015. Prof. Andreas Pinkwart, State Minister of Economic Affairs for North Rhine-Westphalia, presented the grant notice to Werner Arndt, Mayor ...

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Surveyors: No health risks in the locality

Surveyors from the DMT GmbH & Co. KG specialist unit for fire safety, at the Centre for Fire and Explosion Safety have determined, following specific gas measurements at various locations on the Graf Moltke tip in Gladbeck/Germany, that “there is no evidence of health risks in the locality”. The DMT surveyors conducted specific gas readings on the Graf Moltke spoil ...

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