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RAG Verkauf ceases its activities

For almost seven decades long RAG Verkauf GmbH, Herne/Germany, made a significant contribution towards energy security in Germany (Figure 1). A success story whose last chapter comes to an end at the turn of the year. On 31st December 2020 – a good two years after the closure of the last two RAG mines – the former marketer of domestic ...

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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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Sigfox Glückauf: RAG AG digitises mining shafts via 0G network

RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, started to digitise abandoned surface openings, shafts and mining galleries of the coal mining sector via the Sigfox-0G network. There are around 60,000 in North Rhine-Westphalia alone. The aim of this IoT connection is the continuous monitoring of changes in real time in order to increase protection against sinkholes and reduce the effort of on-site inspections. The ...

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RVR to gradually take over 20 spoil tips from RAG Aktien­gesellschaft

RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, is putting its spoil tips in new hands: The Ruhr Regional Association (Regionalverband Ruhr, RVR) is taking over 20 redeveloped mining sites with a total surface area of 1,149 ha (Figure 1). These are primarily intended to be developed into natural sites and activity areas. “The mountains of the Ruhr metropolitan area are more than viewpoints. As ...

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PCB pilot facility shows: Stable operation at both RAG Aktiengesellschaft sites but new analytical process needs further development

RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, tested methods for further reducing PCB in pit water at pilot facility level in Bergkamen and Ibbenbüren. The initial results from this series of tests are now available. The investigation into the PCB content takes place at the margin of detectability in the trace substance range. The analytical process being used here for the first time needs ...

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Haus Aden becomes one of the central mine water sites in the district

The Haus Aden 2 shaft from RAG Aktien-gesellschaft, Essen/Germany, in Bergkamen is currently being filled. In 2023, submersible pumps are to pump mine water at depth through cladding tubes. The filling work will be completed by the end of the year. RAG has submitted the planning notification to North Rhine-Westphalia’s mining authority in order to raise and discharge mine water ...

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Lohberg central drainage facility feasibility study

The long-term optimisation of mine water drainage is a central issue regarding which RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, is facing up to its responsibility in the period after active coal mining has ended. The Ruhr region’s mine water plan envisages that mine water will only be raised at six central drainage sites. From 2030 onwards, the Lohberg site in Dinslaken will be ...

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RAG Aktiengesellschaft offers compensation for mining-related tremors – agreement reached with VBHG

Residents of certain areas near the former West, Prosper-Haniel, Lippe, Auguste Victoria and Ost mines are entitled to file claims for the period from 2008 until the closure of the relevant mine. Underground coal mining in the Ruhr region resulted in repeated tremors at the ground surface on some occasions. The frequency, temporal density and intensity varied depending on the ...

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RAG

The RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, has restructured its property management duties. Consequently, it is continuing its ongoing restructuring process following the discontinuation of the German coal mining industry and against the backdrop of particular challenges in the post-mining era. Two changes in the management of RAG Montan Immobilien GmbH are associated with the restructuring: Uwe Penth, who up until now has ...

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Significant progress made on closure operations in 2019

More than a year has passed since the last two mines of the RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, ceased production. Despite the halt in production, however, work continues both above and below ground at the mines of Prosper-Haniel in Bottrop and Ibbenbüren in the Tecklenburg region. Indeed, there were a number of tasks that remained to be completed in a reliable and ...

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