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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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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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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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German Works Councils’ Prize: Distinction for a centennial project

The works councils of RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, and the social partners of the company were the recipients of a special honour at the most recent award ceremony for the German Works Councils’ Prize in Bonn. On the occasion of the annual Conference of German Works Councils, they were presented with a special prize that was awarded for the first time ...

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Since 1st October 2019 Marcel Tiedeken has been managing the Mining Damage division in the service area Location and Geo Services of RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany, and succeeds Roland Pawlicki, who went to Adjustment. Christian Müller, Head of the Service Department, assists him as deputy.

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Adventure mine: Cooperation between RVR, RAG and the city of Recklinghausen secures the future

The training mine in Recklinghausen/Germany is to be the biggest adventure mine for coal in Germany. For this purpose, the Ruhr Regional Association (RVR), the city of Recklinghausen and RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen, concluded a corresponding cooperation agreement. The RVR has since taken over the area of the training mine under mining supervision from RAG. The purchase agreement between RVR and ...

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On 1st August 2019, Werner Grigo became Director of the newly-created central unit of Permit Management at RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen/Germany. Grigo previously worked as a head officer in the area of Mining Sustainability in the Arnsberg District Government.

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The end of an era – Germany bids a final farewell to its coal mining industry

Two hundred years of active coal mining in Germany came to an end on 21st December 2018 (Figure 1). The Franz Haniel shaft in Bottrop saw the very last lump of coal brought to the surface. Over 500 guests and guests of honour, including President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, and Minister-President of North ...

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