Sri Lanka and the Czech Republic renew bilateral cooperation

During the meeting, the existing bilateral relations between the two counties were reviewed and the two sides discussed ways of meaningfully advancing engagements in the areas of trade, investment, tourism, cultural and education. The two delegations also agreed to strengthen existing bilateral relations through mutual cooperation. Sri Lanka and the Czech Republic have renewed bilateral cooperation, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement today.The Junior Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Ivan Jancarekmet with Additional Secretary of Foreign Affairs (Economic Affairs and Trade, Middle East and Africa, and Political Affairs/ West) Grace Asirwatham, on 5th May 2017, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo. Ivan Jancarek was accompanied by Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic in New Delhi, representatives of the Czech Chamber of Commerce and Honorary Consul for Czech Republic in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette) During the visit to Sri Lanka, the Czech delegation also participated at the Czech-Sri Lanka Business Forumwhich was held on 04thMay 2017 at Hilton Hotel in Colombo. The Business Forum was organised by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi and the Consulate of the Czech Republic in Colombo in partnership withthe Czech Chamber of Commerce. read more

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Sandvik continues evolution of exploration drill range with the DE712

first_imgSandvik has released the newest addition to its range of DE700 series surface exploration drills. The DE712 is based on the established DE710 drill, including all the necessary safety, health and environmental requirements for CE certification. “This highly productive and reliable rig offers customers peace of mind with increased safety on an already proven design”, said the announcement. Key upgrades include the rig being CE marked – meeting all requirements of the EU; it is based on the highly valued Australian guideline MDG 15 for mobile machinery for use in mines and also the ISO standard EN791 – Safety of Drill Rigs; and it has an EU Stage III CARB/EPA Tier 3 diesel engine.The rig also has a ROPS-certified operator compartment, hydraulic operated left-hand and right-hand walkways; and an EDEEP process is in place – EMERST Design Evaluation for EME Procurement. Sandvik adds: “All of the attributes that have made the DE710 the drill of choice by many contractors around the globe have been maintained in this upgrade.” These include:Depth capacity of 1,126 m (3693 ft) NPull force of 9.3 t and feed force of 5.5 tA continuous torque of 475 Nm at 1,500 rpmCompact design allowing it to fit in a standard 40 ft containerGeorge Tophinke, Sandvik Mining’s Global Exploration Equipment Manager, said: “This rig has the right balance of world class design, high quality components and robust construction to minimise downtime and risk. It is based on the reliable DE710, which has sold nearly 500 units across the globe. There are new safety features in line with Sandvik’s ongoing focus on integrating environmental, health and safety solutions into our products.” Other additional safety features include lever guards to reduce risk of accidental operation, mast access package comprising of fall arrest system and mast platform, and alarm for jack leg operation. Rig access has been improved for easier maintenance and extra guards have been fitted for safer work environment.The DE712 features a more powerful engine with power rating of 142 kW (190 hp) at 2,200 rpm. High quality pumps and motors in independent open loop circuits, and larger hydraulic valves and piping provide high energy efficiency and precise control of critical drilling functions.last_img read more

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Croatia wins Balkan derby

Croatia beat Montenegro 27:22 (13:12) in the Round 2 of the Group D at the Men’s EHF EURO 2014 in Copenhagen. From the very beginning team of Slavko Goluza took the leading role, even Montenegro had 5:4 after ten minutes. Cupic was best scorer with 6 goals, while Mirko Alilovic had 16 saves.In defeated team Vasko Sevaljevic scored 9…STATISTICS ← Previous Story SURPRISE IN ARHUS: Russia beat Serbia! Next Story → 27:28 for Les Experts in a heart-stopping finish balkan derbycroatiaEHF EURO 2014euro 2014

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