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March 2018


DSI Underground is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the assets of MINING WORLD in Argentina.

Many of DSI UNDERGROUND’S international customers are growing, and important mines are developing new works and tunnels in Argentina. To support these customers, DSI Underground will now be manufacturing and suppling our full line of products in Argentina to ensure quality products and consistent supply.

We can assure that management, as well as all the employees of DSI Underground in Latin America, are committed to maintaining the highest level of service, quality and innovation of products that have made DSI Underground reliable and highly respected in the industry.

March 2018

DYWIDAG-Systems International (DSI) acquires Specialist for Robotic Maintenance in Germany

Effective on March 1st 2018, DYWIDAG-Systems International (DSI) acquired the Alpin Technik und Ingenieurservice GmbH company headquartered in Leipzig. Since 1997, the company has been active in the robotic maintenance of infrastructure and for the energy producing and chemical industries.

On 5 continents, Alpin Technik Leipzig carries out structural inspections, non-destructive and destructive testings as well as special assemblies and repairs. The scope of services also includes corrosion protection for cables and stay cables as well as the business area Access, which comprises systems such as mobile support platforms, motorized rope access technology, self-driving robots or the use of drones.

Sanjay Razdan, President Global Services DYWIDAG-Systems International, said: “The Alpin Technik acquisition enhances the service offering for our customers by using state of the art technologies and innovative solutions. It thus contributes to safety, savings and the sustainability of existing structures.“

Eric Kuhn, who started Alpin Technik over two decades ago, will continue to innovate and actively work with our customers. Eric Kuhn, Vice President Global Services Robotic Inspection and Maintenance, said: “The long-term experience and global network of DYWIDAG-Systems International in Construction combined with the innovative solutions of Alpin Technik Leipzig will enhance the footprint of comprehensive services we will offer to the customers of both companies.”

December 2017

DSI Underground agreed to acquire 100% of share capital of Heintzmann Australia Pty Ltd

On the 8th of December 2017, DSI signed an Agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of Heintzmann Australia.


Heintzmann Australia Pty Ltd was founded in 2010. Its major shareholder, the Heintzmann Group, is a family-owned group that has been in operation for 165 years and that is strongly connected with the mining industry worldwide, offering a wide range of mining related services.


Heintzmann Australia has built a trusted relationship with local customers by offering quality products and services which will complement DSI’s product portfolio. The acquisition will allow DSI to further build on global experience and local knowledge to further develop new and innovative technical solutions for DSI’s customers.


The Heintzmann deal enables DSI Australia to enter the standing support market through the vast product range including pumpable cribs, steel props, and roadway repair. Derek Hird, Regional CEO, comments: “DSI is very excited to incorporate this business to DSI Australia; this acquisition will further strengthen our service and product range, allowing us to continue to be at the forefront in ground support products and servicing.”

for more information please contact:             
DYWIDAG-Systems International
  Gerhard Kahr
  Phone: + 49 89 309050 241


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