Monthly Archives: November 2010

New Terranox hammers for sensitive ground

Terranox is a new DTH rock drill to satisfy especially high demands for safety and reliability in urban areas.

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Atlas Copco and Rio Tinto win top design award

A joint project between the mining company Rio Tinto
and Atlas Copco involving a new type of mining machine has won a top award in the Mining Magazine 2010 Awards.

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After midnight …

Sweden’s new City Line railway expansion (Citybanan) in Stockholm is being constructed with Elemex, a new piling and ground engineering system.

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Launching Boomer XL3 D – for large tunnels in civil engineering projects

Safety, ergonomics and high productivity have been in focus when designing the Boomer XL3 D for users who prefer a traditional direct control system. The Boomer XL3 D has a modern, attractive design, but it also offers several innovations. The new rig will be on display at bauma China at the end of November.

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Breaking through bedrock

Founded in 1965 by Richard Mancini, Ric-Man Construction Inc. has specialized in heavy underground and tunnel construction. Recently, the company has ventured into caisson work with construction of a combined sewer overflow facility in Dearborn, Michigan. Designed to hold 13,2 billion litres, this facility is one of the larger ones currently under construction in the region.

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