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In a remote part of Colombia, surrounded by muddy waters and dense, humid jungle, there is an area full of tunnels into the Earth. These tunnels are owned by Operadora Minera S.A.S. and it is in these that 3.5t of gold are hauled out of each year.
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It is a race against time to beat the ravages of Indian Ocean tides and winds in the South African port city of Richards Bay on the eastern seaboard of the province of KwaZulu-Natal. PDi’s Africa editor, Kevin Mayhew, visits and reports.
Published 22/2 at 15:04
Engineers from specialist diamond drilling and concrete sawing company D-Drill, worked against the clock and the tide to help ensure flood waters are more effectively managed in the Blackpool, UK, area.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:44
Umacon is the contractor at challenging demolition site Telakkaranta in Helsinki, Finland. There are several National Board of Antiquities-listed buildings and companies at the demolition site, which cannot be exposed to moisture, dust or be damaged in any way.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:09
Indeco attachments are playing a key role in the demolition of the nuclear power plant in Zion, Illinois. The project is being conducted by Manafort Brothers, one of the most important contractors in the US, specialized in nuclear decommissioning.
Published 15/11, 2017 at 18:25
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A G5 rockwheel from German manufacturer Rokla GmbH was employed on a trenching project in South Australia by Grant Nykiel who operates an earth-moving and excavation business in Eyre Peninsula. The company provides services for septic, electricity and water on rural properties, as well as preparation for house foundations and general excavation.
Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:35
Published 15/9, 2017 at 12:59
At the end of 2016, Tyrolean abrasives manufacturer Tyrolit worked with its customer Aktivmontage in St. Petersburg, Russia, to reduce a 250m tall chimney of a hydroelectric power station in Sayansk, Siberia down to a height of 150m. The chimney was near a residential area and controlled dismantling was the only option.
Published 15/9, 2017 at 12:40
The “Sedelhöfe” job site is located in a new retail and residential development project opposite the main railway station in the German city of Ulm. Before construction could start the old infrastructure had to be cleared which included the demolition of a four-story underground parking garage. Demolition specialists Prünstner used a KEMROC DMW 220 cutter wheel to remove the thick, occasionally heavily re-enforced, concrete structure in record time and without any noise.
Published 15/9, 2017 at 12:23
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In the US Colorado-based contractor, Whinnery Construction is using Volvo excavators with a rocksaw attachment to improve the Animas River in the Durango Whitewater Park, ensuring a safe passage for white water enthusiasts.
Published 15/9, 2017 at 12:02
In the US the former West Publishing complex, built in 1886, and the Ramsey County Adult Detention Center, built in 1979, in St Paul Minnesota are being demolished to make way for a $150M redevelopment.