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WIRTH tunnel boring machine on the "large-scale site" in the Swiss Alps

WIRTH – one of the worldwide leading suppliers of tunnel boring machines – bore with its gigantic machines up to 15 m tunnels for infrastructure projects such as road and railway traffic as well as […]

Terex acquires hydra platforms, under-bridge access equipment maker

WESTPORT, CT, April 21, 2008 — Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that it has acquired Hydra Platforms Mfg., Inc. Based in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Hydra Platforms is a leading manufacturer of truck and […]

NICKEL STUDY – McWatters feasibility outlines short mine life

of nickel has been identified so far. A pre-production capital expenditure of $19 million will cover underground development, equipment and surface infrastructure. Ore will be treated at Liberty's nearby Redstone mill. Total mine operating costs are

Bateman Engineering wins $44.6 mln deal from BHP Billiton Energy Coal S Africa

CNNMoney.com reports that LONDON, Apr. 11, 2008 (Thomson Financial delivered by Newstex) — Bateman Engineering N.V. said it has won a contract valued at about 348 million South African rand ($44.6 million) from BHP Billiton […]

Coeur d'Alene Mines progresses operational improvements at Cerro Bayo

Coeur d’Alene Mines announced today that as part of the ongoing operational improvement program at its Cerro Bayo mine in southern Chile, the mine will be upgrading its electrical infrastructure, which will result in a temporary suspension of mining operations for approximately six weeks. Earlier this year, Coeur implemented a recovery plan at Cerro Bayo to address [...]