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NDCO provides multiple roadheader machines to Sochi, Russia for 2014 olympic construction projects

NDCO Construction Services has just sold a third Roadheader to Sochi, Russia . The machine has just been delivered onsite where it will be used constructing tunnels for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 135 ton […]

Its all happening in the Nordic Region, including Finland’s largest mining project

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (December 4):This week, International Mining attended the 7th Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining conference in Rovaniemi, Finland. Delegate attendance at FEM 2009, one of the largest exploration and mining conferences in Europe, exceeded all expectations. It is the seventh in a series of conferences held every second year, [...]

Metso, Fortum, UPM, and VTT are jointly developing a clean energy alternative with domestic bio-oil

Metso, UPM, and VTT have developed a biomass-based bio-oil production concept to provide an alternative to fossil fuels. Since June of this year, the Metso R&D Center in Tampere, Finland, has been producing high-quality bio-oil […]

Metso to deliver new environmental waste gasification technology to Lahti Energia Oy in Finland

Metso will supply a waste gasification plant to Lahti Energia Oy in Lahti, Finland. Metso’s supply includes waste gasification process, gas boiler and flue gas cleaning system with auxiliary systems and automation system for the whole power plant. The gasification plant represents new type of technology that enables Lahti Energia to convert recycled waste into energy at high efficiency and reduce use of fossil fuels in the city of Lahti significantly. There will be two gasification lines in the new power plant, and together they will produce 50 MW electricity and 90 MW district heat. The commercial operation of the plant is scheduled for 2012. The order will be included in the Energy and Environmental Technology’s Q4 orders received. The value of the Metso order is not disclosed but Lahti Energia’s total investment is EUR 157 million.

“A remarkable time in the gold market,” says RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets held its fifth annual Gold Conference at Claridge’s in London yesterday. The conference brought together senior executives from the industry’s leading mining and production companies and addressed the latest issues to impact the sector. Opening the conference, Doug Guzman, Head of Global Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets, said: “As the global economy recovers [...]

Steel prices under negative pressure in most developing nations

Negotiated prices remained unchanged in Turkey until mid-October. Local steel producers refused to revise their domestic quotations. Since then, finished products values have…more at MEPS

Uralmash shovel delivery

Uralmash has successfully delivered and commissioned a rope shovel at a Karelsky okatysh iron ore mine in Northwest Russia

Alimak lifting Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion in Sweden

As we finish off the Nordic technology and mining features for IM November, news comes from technology provider Alimak Hek, which is carrying out work for Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion near Gällivare in northern Sweden. Alimak’s contract, which is part of the mining company’s SEK 6 billion investment, will provide seven rack and pinion-driven lifts [...]

3M Extends its Novec Line of Safe, Effective, Sustainable Aerosol Cleaners

LONDON, Ont. – October 1, 2009 – 3M Canada today introduced 3M Novec Contact Cleaner Plus to its complete line of non-flammable aerosol cleaners that offers more cleaning power for removing oil, grease and silicones […]