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Perpetual obligations significantly reduced

The Board of Executives of the RAG-Stif-tung, Essen/Germany, published the figures for financial year 2021 and provided an out-look on the current financial year at its annual press conference at the Zollverein World Heritage Site in Essen on 1st June 2022 (Figure 1). While the expenses for the perpetual obligations due to the German hard coal mining of RAG Aktien-gesellschaft, Essen/Germany, decreased ...

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The RAG-Stiftung and United Robotics Group secure premises in Bochum’s innovations district MARK 51°7

MARK 51°7 is an innovation district located in Bochum/Germany that has national appeal (Figure 1): Bochum Perspektive GmbH has developed the 70 ha site of the former Opel factory to include commercial, industrial and technology spaces as well as extensive public green spaces. The RAG-Stiftung, Essen/Germany, has now secured approximately 25,500 m2 at MARK 51°7 for redevelopment. The United Robotics Group, ...

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Online exchange: The “NACHBergbauzeit in NRW” specialist conference focussed on pit water

Mining leaves its mark – water in particular as a resource in the former mining regions is affected by the consequences of intensive raw material extraction, some of which has been ongoing for centuries. The key issues in this year’s “NACHBergbauzeit in NRW” conference (Figure 1) looked at the challenges involving the long-term management of water and the resulting effects ...

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BRYCK, the innovation and start-up centre initiated by the RAG-Stiftung, is launched

In early 2020, the RAG-Stiftung, Essen/Germany, together with E.ON-Pensionsvermögen, bought the former Colosseum Theatre in Essen. A little later on, Marcus Kruse, managing partner of KÖLBL KRUSE, also got involved in the property. The acquisition of the historic building once known as workshop 8 of the company Krupp was also an investment for the Stiftung, further diversifying its capital assets. At ...

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RAG-Stiftung and Quinoa Bildung campaign for more educational equality

The RAG-Stiftung, Essen/Germany, and Quinoa Bildung GmbH, Berlin/Germany, are opening the Quinoa school in Herne/Germany in the academic year 2022/23. With this school, the two partners are making an important contribution towards achieving greater educational equality and equal opportunities for children and youth in the Ruhr area. In Germany, educational opportunities and perspectives on life are still largely down to ...

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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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State funds development of a hydrogen start-up hub in Essen with 4.5 M € – RAG-Stiftung participates in the hub as a shareholder

The State of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany intends to accelerate the development of a pioneering hydrogen economy. Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Prof. Andreas Pinkwart introduced the strategic cornerstones for this back in late 2020 with the hydrogen roadmap. With the decision to fund the H2UB, in which Open Grid Europe GmbH (OGE), Essen, RAG-Stiftung, Essen, and TÜV SÜD ...

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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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Hydrogen as an opportunity for the future: The Ruhr area is leading the way in the H2 transformation and is home to the most start-ups in this sector

In order to achieve the climate objectives by 2045, an enormous transformation is required in our production and business processes – particularly in industry. As a centre of industry at the heart of Europe, the Ruhr area is taking a leading role on the continent when it comes to the development and use of low-emission hydrogen solutions. The hydrogen report ...

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