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High Performance Mining Conference 2020: Significant changes in the mining industry

The Institute for Advanced Mining Technologies (AMT) of the RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/Germany, together with the VDMA Mining, organised the 2nd International High Performance Mining Conference from 16th to 19th November 2020. The event took place online for the first time due to the corona pandemic (Figure 1). The 196 participants, who connected via a Whova platform, exchanged information and ...

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News from the German Mining Network (GMN)

Australia While Australia’s economy was badly hit by the Covid-19 crisis overall, the mining sector, which over the past year incl. supplier sector contributed approximately 15 % to Australia’s gross domestic product, performed quite well. There are many possible reasons. On the one hand, mining was defined as an “essential sector” at the beginning of the crisis due to its great ...

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New Labor Director at RWE Power

At its meeting on 17th December 2020, the Supervisory Board of RWE Power AG, Essen/Germany, appointed Kemo Raza­nica with effect from 1st February 2021 as RWE Power AG’s HR Director and Labor Director for a period of three years. He took over the position from Ralf Giesen, who left the company on 31st January 2021. (RWE/Si.)

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Siegfried Russwurm elected as new BDI President

The general meeting of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), Berlin/Germany, has elected Siegfried Russwurm as President (Figure 1). Russwurm is chairman of the supervisory boards of industrial companies thyssenkrupp AG and Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA. He was a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG from 2008 to 2017. Russwurm succeeded Dieter Kempf on 1st January 2021, whose ...

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Successful start to the education project “Participation through Education 4.0”

Helping disadvantaged young people on their journey into professional life: This is the objective of the new education project “Participation through Education 4.0” (PaduA) in Saarland. It should bring young people to an apprenticeship and accompany them to successful completion. The programme is also aimed at young people with a migrant background. The project got off to a promising start ...

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Planning notification submitted for the approval procedure in the Ruhr subject to an EIA

On 30th September 2020, RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, submitted the planning notification for the drainage and discharge of mine water in the Ruhr at the three central water pumping sites Robert Müser, Friedlicher Nachbar and Heinrich (Figure 1) to the Mining Authorities of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. After the planning notification for the Haus Aden site and thus for the ...

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STEAG realigns itself

STEAG GmbH (Figure 1), Essen/Germany, is pushing ahead with refocusing its business and realigning its organization. With change well under way in the energy sector and the politically and socially desired decarbonization in particular of energy generation and industry, this process of transformation is gaining impetus. The energy company has long been operating successfully in growth areas beyond its previous core ...

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Congratulations, STEAG Fernwärme!

STEAG Fernwärme GmbH, Essen/Germany, looks back on the beginnings of its entrepreneurial activity. What started with the commissioning of the heating plant at Schederhofstrasse in Essen on 20th October 1960, has today developed into a real success story in and for the Ruhr area. Today, STEAG Fernwärme, a subsidiary of the Essen-based energy company STEAG GmbH, is the largest company ...

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Fourth raw materials report of the state of Baden-Württemberg – Extraction and protection of mineral resources

Baden-Württemberg is rich in mineral resources. In almost 500 extraction locations around 96 M t of mineral resources such as limestone, gravel and sand, gypsum, rock salt, as well as numerous other raw materials, were mined in 2017 and primarily used for the supply of the domestic construction industry. The State Office for Geology, Raw Materials and Mining (LGRB), Freiburg ...

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Farewell miners!

We will have to get used to it. The traditional German miners’ greeting “Glückauf!” will soon be a thing of the past. Mining production will be fully automated in the near future: virtual construction site plans and start-ups, automated work processes, machine-to-machine communications, augmented reality and virtual reality. Digitisation and automation should make our working life easier, make it easier ...

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