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Peterstow Aquapower launches new oil-free water hydraulic breaker

New water hydraulic technology from Peterstow Aquapower will eliminate dangerous emissions and damaging oil leaks from breakers used in quarrying and civil engineering applications. The technology has also found use in hard rock drilling in […]

Rock Mechanics Technology joins Golder Associates

Environmental and ground engineering consultancy Golder Associates (UK) has acquired 100% share equity of Rock Mechanics Technology (RMT). Based in Bretby, Derbyshire, UK, RMT is a highly qualified and experienced team of internationally renowned rock mechanics and geotechnical specialists providing consultancy services to the mining and civil engineering industries. The acquisition of this rock and [...]

Realistic Simulation Accelerates Safety Evaluation of Mine Designs

Global mining company achieves significant productivity gains with 3-D mine models developed with Abaqus finite element analysis software. In a step change beyond traditional processes, Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA (the Dassault […]

Giant gaskets seal underground highway tunnel

In Madrid, Spain, an underground highway tunnel will help reduce traffic congestion. Like moles, two massive tunnel boring machines have inched their way forward, leaving a walled tunnel behind. Gaskets from Trelleborg provide a waterproof […]

River diversion for surface mining by Gábor Mérö, Trelleborg Building Systems

When managers at Kolubara, Serbia’s largest coal mine, began talking about widening their operations, they immediately ran into a rather large snag – there was a river in the way. Challenge: To expand Serbia’s largest […]