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Rio Tinto Approves US$1.9 Billion Amrun (South Of Embley) Bauxite Project

SOURCE: Rio Tinto | 27 November 2015

Rio Tinto will expand output from one of the world’s premier bauxite deposits following approval of the $1.9 billion Amrun project.

Barrick Reports Mechanical Issue At Pueblo Viejo Oxygen Plant

SOURCE: Barrick Gold Corporation | 24 November 2015

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) ("Barrick" or the "company") today announced that a mechanical issue at the Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic is expected to result in reduced production at the operation until mid-January 2016. Pueblo Viejo is a joint venture owned by Barrick (60 percent) and Goldcorp Inc. (40 percent).

Ivanhoe Mines And Zijin Mining Group Set To Complete Zijin’s Investment In The Kamoa Copper Project

SOURCE: Ivanhoe Mines | 23 November 2015

Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN), and Chen Jinghe, Chairman of Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd., jointly announced today that Ivanhoe and Zijin have agreed to complete Zijin’s investment in Ivanhoe’s Kamoa Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo on or before December 8, 2015.

Aker Solutions' CO2 Capture Technology Picked By Norcem For Commercial-Scale Use In Cement Production

SOURCE: Aker Solutions | 17 November 2015

Aker Solutions won an order from Norcem for a feasibility study on the development of the world's first commercial-scale carbon capture facility for use in cement production, the source of about 5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.

Barrick Announces Sale Of Non-Core Assets For $720 Million

SOURCE: Barrick | 12 November 2015

Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) ("Barrick" or the "company") today announced that it has entered into agreements to sell a number of non-core assets in Nevada for $720 million in cash

Jacobs Wins Contract For Alcoa Of Australia Sustaining Capital Projects

SOURCE: Jacobs | 10 November 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today its appointment as engineering service provider for Alcoa of Australia’s baseload sustaining capital projects at the Kwinana and Pinjarra alumina refineries in Western Australia.

Amec Foster Wheeler Appointed Preferred Engineering Partner For Applied Graphene Materials

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 09 November 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been appointed as preferred engineering partner by Applied Graphene Materials, a leading innovator in the manufacture and application of graphene.

SNC-Lavalin Awarded EPCM Contract For Potash Project In Ethiopia

SOURCE: SNC-Lavalin | 09 November 2015

SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Yara International ASA (Yara), through its subsidiary Yara Dallol BV, for a greenfield potash mining and processing facility located in the Dallol region of northeastern Ethiopia.

ThyssenKrupp Receives Order To Build Cement Plant In Colombia

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 21 October 2015

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, the plant engineering and construction specialist of the ThyssenKrupp Group, has received an order to build a cement clinker production line from Cementos Argos, the biggest cement producer in Colombia and one of the biggest in the Caribbean.

Essar Steel India Recognised For Safety Leadership By World Steel Association

SOURCE: Essae Group | 15 October 2015

Essar Steel India has been recognised for Safety Leadership for the second year in a row by the World Steel Association (worldsteel).