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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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Fenne HydroHub becomes a living lab

Fenne HydroHub is set to become a living laboratory for the energy transition. The project outline, which was developed by STEAG GmbH, Essen/Germany, jointly with project partners Siemens AG, the Institute for Future Energy and Material Flow Systems (IZES gGmbH) and the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) and entered in the competition held by the German Federal ...

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AIMS 2019 Conference fostered international exchange on “Mines of the Future” in Aachen

The Second International Conference “Mines of the Future” took place in Aachen/Germany in June 2019 (Figure 1). Due to the great interest in the topic „Mines of the Future“, Prof. Bernd Lottermoser, conference chair of the renowned AIMS conference series, deepened the theme. Having attracted more than 180 participants from 29 countries, from 20 different universities and 74 companies the ...

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SOMP Conference at the THGA looks at mining, post-mining and sustainability

What might mining look like in the future? How should the post-mining era be shaped? And how can raw material extraction, post-mining and sustainability be interlinked? These topics were considered by the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP), who met in Bochum/Germany from 1st to 4th July 2019 for the “Glückauf Future” conference (Figure 1). Around 110 renowned scientists from around the ...

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THGA President Prof. Jürgen Kretschmann is the first German to receive the Günter Fettweis Award

He has dedicated his working life to mining and post-mining, and has cultivated international partnerships as well as the next generation of scientists: For his dedication, Prof. Jürgen Kretschmann, President of the Georg Agricola University of Applied Sciences (THGA), Bochum/Germany, has now been honoured with the Günter Fettweis Award. The prize is awarded by the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP), ...

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