J.S. Redpath Holdings announced it had acquired Deilmann-Haniel Shaft Sinking of Dortmund, Germany, effective January 1.

Deilmann-Haniel has a 120-year history of providing specialty-mining services to the European mining industries. The company focuses on ground freezing techniques as well as the design and installation of complex shaft linings.

“The acquisition of Deilmann-Haniel is of great strategic importance to Redpath as it allows us to offer our services to our global mining clients throughout the world and provides a platform for growth in the European and Russian markets,” according to George Flumerfelt, president and CEO of the Redpath Group.

Redpath has with offices in North and South America, Asia, Australia, Africa and now Europe.