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FLSmidth, Chinese Manufacturer in Joint Venture

FLsmidthFLSmidth and Northern Heavy Industries Group Co., Ltd (NHI Group), based in Shenyang, China, have signed an agreement to enter into a joint venture – with an equal amount of shares – for the design and supply of mining equipment targeting the mid-market segment.

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Metso to Consolidate U.S. Facilities

MetsoTo support the drive for growth and efficiency, Metso is consolidating its Minerals Capital (MCA) and Minerals Services (MSE) business activities in Pennsylvania to its current York office location and closing the Danville and Canonsburg sites.

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New Kespry Drone Has Twice The Aerial Coverage

Kespry DroneKespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies twice as long, covers twice the ground area, and has twice the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery and flight-system improvements.

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Deere Partners with HCSS

HCSS Sheet OEM LinkContinually looking for ways to increase productivity on the job site, John Deere is partnering with HCSS – one of the construction industry's leading providers of management solutions – to further enhance the capabilities of John Deere WorkSight and to put the power of JDLink data in the hands of customers.

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Cat Expands Underground Truck Design Portfolio

Cat AD30Caterpillar Underground Mining Pty, Ltd. (CUGM) has acquired the intellectual property of underground articulated truck designs from Ground Force Worldwide. This agreement will provide Caterpillar with additional design options in the 20-metric-tonnes and smaller payload class. 

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