Oreion News


Caterpillar steps up game to keep leadership in North America (13 November 2018, 2:00 pm)

In the past two years, Cat  has  been  working  on  growing  its  offering,  particularly  in  the  underground  segment,  as  well  as  filling  up  some  gaps  in  terms  of  trucks  sizes.

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Gold production up 60% over last year at RNC Minerals’ Beta Hunt mine (12 November 2018, 11:51 pm)

Year-to-date October 31, 2018 mined gold ounces was 71,957.

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Second Australian iron-ore train derailed in less than a week (11 November 2018, 3:44 pm)

Thirty empty ore wagons ran off the tracks in the southern part of Western Australia on Sunday.

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Rio’s Argyle pink diamonds tender breaks record (9 November 2018, 2:55 pm)

The 2018 collection of the finest pink, red and violet diamonds continued its trajectory of double-digit price growth.

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BHP to meet iron ore commitments despite train derailment – CEO (8 November 2018, 5:54 pm)

The miner suspended its rail operations after the incident that wrecked track and left a locomotive and wagons upturned nearly 120 km south of Port Hedland.

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PNR enters pressure pumping deal with asset sale to ProPetro (13 November 2018, 7:12 pm)

Pioneer Natural Resources has agreed to sell its pressure pumping assets to ProPetro in a cash and stock deal worth $400 million. With the same agreement, ProPetro will provide pressure pumping and related services to PNR in the Permian basin for as long as 10 years. Following issuance of the shares, PNR will own about 17% of ProPetro’s outstanding shares.

Equitrans Midstream launches as standalone company (13 November 2018, 5:38 pm)

EQT Corp., Pittsburgh, completed the spin-off of Equitrans Midstream Corp., a company formed to hold EQT’s midstream business in the context of the separation of EQT’s upstream and midstream businesses, all in the Appalachian basin.

GAIL: Pipelay due on Barauni-Guwahati line (13 November 2018, 4:56 pm)

State-owned GAIL (India) Ltd. said pipe contracts recently awarded will allow construction to begin in December on a 453-mile natural gas pipeline between Barauni, Bihar, and Guwahati, Assam. The spur line is part of the 2,110-mile Jagdisphur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra system under construction in northeastern India.

Alberta due sour gas processing plant (13 November 2018, 4:32 pm)

Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure has let a contract to the Canadian subsidiary of WorleyParsons to build a sour gas processing plant near Grande Prairie, Alta. As part of the contract, WorleyParsonsCord will provide fabrication and construction services for Tidewater’s 100-MMcfd Pipestone sour, deep-cut gas plant with acid gas injection, which also will have the capability to process 20,000 b/d of NGLs.

HollyFrontier agrees to acquire Sonneborn (13 November 2018, 4:10 pm)

A unit of independent refiner HollyFrontier Corp., Dallas, has signed a definitive agreement to buy Sonneborn US Holdings Inc. and Sonneborn Cooperatief UA for $655 million, including working capital estimated at $72 million.


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