ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 07: An ‘SEC’ logo is seen on an end zone pylon before the Missouri Tigers take on the Auburn Tigers during the SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome on December 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)Georgia scored a major in-state recruiting victory this evening. The Bulldogs landed a five-star prospect over a number of SEC rivals.Thomaston (Ga.) Upson-Lee five-star defensive tackle Travon Walker announced his commitment to Georgia in a ceremony a short time ago. Walker is the No. 2 defensive tackle in the 2019 class and the fifth-ranked player in the state of Georgia, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.Walker chose Georgia over Alabama, Auburn, Clemson and South Carolina.#Rivals100 DL prospect Travon Walker is a HUGE pickup for Tray Scott. #UGA moves up to 5th in the Rivals Team Rankings. pic.twitter.com/6L5pCS7okq— Trent Smallwood (@SmallwoodTrent) July 24, 2018Kirby Smart celebrated the commitment on Twitter.Go Dawgs!!— Coach Kirby Smart (@KirbySmartUGA) July 24, 2018Walker is the third-highest rated commit in Georgia’s 2019 class. Amazingly, the Bulldogs have the fourth-best class nationally as of now, and only the third-best in the SEC behind Alabama and Texas A&M.You can see the full 2019 recruiting class rankings here.Walker is the 26th-overall prospect in the country as well.
In July Royal Haskoning and DHV announced the merger to form Royal HaskoningDHV. Turgis Consulting, previously part of the DHV Group, now becomes an integral part of Royal HaskoningDHV. With offices in South Africa and the UK, and a history spanning more than 22 years, the company specialises in all aspects of mining consultancy. From review, design, operation and project management, to mining, mechanical, electrical, metallurgical, environmental and logistic projects for surface and underground mines for virtually every major mineral.“We are immensely proud to announce the launch of Royal HaskoningDHV,” says Bertrand van Ee (Chair). “Combining our incredible pool of talent is great news for our clients. Becoming one company represents a wider range of project management, engineering and consultancy services, all available and accessible under one roof. This merger highlights the breadth of our skills across an even wider range of disciplines and exciting new opportunities in our relationship with our clients.” As one company, Royal HaskoningDHV provides services that span planning and transport, delta and water technology, maritime, aviation, industry, energy, mining and buildings.He continued “The merger means Royal HaskoningDHV is now one of Europe’s leading independent project management, engineering and consultancy service providers. We have combined knowledge and geographic bases in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia which allows us to play a part in major world themes, such as ‘pit-to-port’.”“We are particularly excited about the ‘pit-to-port’ initiative” says Patrick Willis (General Manager responsible for Mining Consulting and Engineering in the London office and formally Managing Director of Turgis Consulting). He adds: “As well as providing our current clients with studies and reviews in the mining and mining infrastructure areas, we are now able to call upon extensive expertise covering the complete mine logistically value chain, including rail, port and other bulk material handling infrastructure.”
A MAN HAS died in an accident at University College Cork.Gardaí told TheJournal.ie that the man in his 50s was fatally injured during an industrial-type accident. The man and a second person were at the scene when the incident occurred.It is believed the man was on a cherry picker when he was injured this afternoon on campus.He was pronounced dead at the scene and brought to Cork University Hospital. A post-mortem is due to take place.The Health and Safety Authority and gardaí are investigating.The Cork Independent reports that the man was an employee at UCC.