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The future of the Velsen Adventure Mine is secure

Until now, the Velsen Adventure Mine Association) in the Saarland has leased the heritage site, formerly a training mine. In the last week, the Association, the RAG Aktien-gesellschaft,Essen/Germany, and the Saarland Ministry of Education and Culture have all signed the contracts (Figure 1). The solution found is all thanks to a united commitment: As the new owner, the Association will ...

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Successful financial year 2021 despite Corona

“Despite corona, RAG managed to meet or exceed all its business goals” says Peter Schrimpf, Chairman of the RAG Board of Management. Indeed, with regard to the funds to finance the so-called perpetual obligations by the RAG-Stiftung, the RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, will use slightly less for 2021 than originally planned. The perpetual obligations include minewater management, ground water purification and ...

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Wreath-laying ceremony at the Luisenthal memorial

On 7th February 1962, at 7:45, a huge explosion 535 m under the ground shook the Alsbachfeld section of the Luisenthal mine. 299 miners lost their lives, many were injured. The 1962 Luisenthal mining disaster is deeply rooted in the memory of Saarland. The Glück auf miners’ association was founded in 1963, to commemorate the victims each year. This year ...

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RAG boss Schrimpf invites Minister Scharrenbach to visit the mine shafts

On 7th December 2021, Peter Schrimpf, Chairman of the Board of Executives of RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, and Chairman of the Board of Stiftung Zollverein, Essen, welcomed Ina Scharrenbach, Minister for Home, Community, Construction and Equality of North Rhine-Westphalia. Together, they travelled into the depths: 1,000 m below the surface of the earth, they visited the mine water management pumping systems ...

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Federal Presidenat Steinmeier visits Zollverein

Some three years after the ceremony to mark the end of the German coal mining industry, leading representatives of RAG-Stiftung and RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, joined Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at a historic mining site. Together with the head of state and other representatives from the worlds of politics, business and culture, the chair of the RAG-Stiftung board of management Bernd ...

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Joint solution for stabilising the Rhine bed after coal mining ends – RAG and WSV sign agreement

On 25th August 2021, Michael Kalthoff, Member of the Board at RAG Aktiengesell-schaft, Essen/Germany, and Prof. Hans-Heinrich Witte, President of the Federal Shipping and Waterways Administration (WSV), Bonn/Germany, signed in Essen an agreement on final subsidence damage control for the Rhine bed in the Duisburg and Wesel region (Figure 1). This agreement between the two parties, RAG and WSV, marks ...

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Milestone in the Saar region: Mining authorities approve rise in mine water levels

Around nine years after the Saar mine stopped operating, RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, can now finally withdraw from the mine workings. Two recent decisions by the Saarland mining authorities, namely the approval of the colliery closure plan by the local mining authority and the issuing of the permit under water laws by the Upper Mining Authority, paved the way for this ...

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RAG Anthrazit Ibbenbüren GmbH is now the RAG Ibbenbüren division

To ensure that subsequent German coal mining industry operations run efficiently in the post-mining era, RAG Anthrazit Ibbenbüren GmbH has merged with RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, with economic effect from 1st January 2021. As part of the merger, all existing business relationships are automatically transferred from RAG Anthrazit Ibbenbüren GmbH to RAG Aktien-gesellschaft by way of universal succession. This is purely ...

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Ulrich Wessel becomes the new Managing Director at DMT Lehre und Bildung

Ulrich Wessel (Figure 1) will become Managing Director of DMT-Gesellschaft für Lehre und Bildung mbH (DMT-LB) in Bochum/Germany, as we make the transition from 2021 to 2022. The German Industrial Union for Mining, Chemicals and Energy (IG BCE), chaired by Michael Vassiliadis, named him Director of Labour Relations in the executive committee in agreement with the company’s Advisory Council. As ...

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Using data from 150 years of coal mining for the tasks of the future

Search engines like Google and others show the way: Enter keywords or a short question and the result you are looking for is there. The KISS42 project promises the answer to all operational questions for RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany. In cooperation with an interdisciplinary RAG team, the start-up ambeRoad Tech GmbH from Aachen developed the intelligent search engine amberSearch – designed ...

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