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Glückauf! 6/2016

ISSUE 06/2018 Documentation of Technical Developments at RAG on Examples taken from Coal Winning, Development Works and Logistics The special geological conditions prevailing in the German coalfields have ensured that the methods and technologies for mining and conveying coal that were developed by the mining companies and equipment suppliers would gain recognition and today be used the world over. The ...

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Innovation that stands out

The manual assembly press for the belt fasteners in the XP series has been awarded the European Product Design Award (Figure 1). Flexco won over the jury in the Professional Industrial Machines category. The European Product Design Award (ED Award) is awarded every year to European designers for excellent work on product design. Flexco GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, impressed in the Professional Industrial ...

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GVSt

With effect from 24th May 2018, Jürgen-Johann Rupp, Member of the Board at RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, was elected as the new President of the Gesamt-verband Steinkohle e. V., Essen/Germany. He replaces Bernd Tönjes, the new Chairman of the Board at RAG-Stiftung Essen/Germany, who stepped down from both the GVSt and his role as the Chairman of the Board at RAG ...

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Glückauf!

ISSUE 05/2018 Studying Mining Engineering in Germany: General Conditions, Locations and Study Programmes Mining education in Germany has undergone significant changes and development over the past decade. On the one hand, this is due to the changing framework conditions and requirements of industry, science and society. On the other hand, this process has been accelerated by the introduction of a ...

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„Danke Kumpel!“

On 3rd November 2018, citizens, active and former miners and their families, mining clubs and local groups of the IG BCE trade union can say farewell to the German coal mining industry at five different RAG locations in the Ruhr region and Ibbenbüren as part of the “Danke Kumpel!” (“Thanks, miners!”) event (Figure 1). Those who are interested are invited ...

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German mining equipment manufacturers with a 10 % increase in turnover in the first half of 2018

Mining equipment manufacturers in Germany have succeeded in increasing their turnover for the first time since the economic and financial crisis. Compared to the same period of the previous year, revenues rose by 10 % in the first six months of 2018, while incoming orders saw an increase of 17 %. “There are clear signs that the strong decline in turnover we ...

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Glückauf! 4/2018

ISSUE 04/2018 From Mining Waste to Load-Bearing Support Material Underground stowing material has to meet all kinds of divergent requirements. From an economic viewpoint the overall costs should be kept as low as possible, while from a stowing point of view the material as a load-bearing element often has to satisfy very high standards. Moreover, the preference is generally to ...

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