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Sandvik has been working with Barrick to test out new surface drill safety features before launching its new DR461 rotary drill.
AMEC and Foster Wheeler have completed their merger process.
The actual sinking of the new Synclinorium shaft has been completed by Murray & Roberts Cementation.
The rewards from investing in automation can be substantial, such as considerable increases in productivity and improved safety, with reduced costs.
Atlas Copco Underground Rock Excavation and Remote Control Technologies (RCT) are to unite to offer some new mobile equipment automation solutions for the underground mining industry.
It has taken seven months to complete, but MDM Engineering has now become part of the much larger Foster Wheeler engineering group.
Boliden’s Garpenberg base and precious metals mine is to establish a new haulage operation based on dedicated mine trucks.
Singaporean university develops what could be a huge game-changer in battery technology.
Weir Minerals’ Enduron® SP series cone crushers deliver one of the highest production-capacity-per-feed ratios in the industry.
Companies are using specialized microorganisms to extract copper from previously unusable ore.
Mechanisation key to mining’s survival, but labour is critical for its success.
Canadian environmental specialist, Bioteq, has been awarded US patents for its nickel sulphide precipitation and sulphate removal processes for treating mine waste waters.
Metso’s latest Nordberg C130 jaw crusher can process more rock in the primary crushing process.
Grupo Mexico commissions TAKRAF USA to design and supply conveyors to the Buenavista copper mine in Mexico.
Multotec, has launched a water treatment and metals recovery solutions and services division in partnership with Australian company, Clean TeQ using the latter’s CIF technology.
Remote monitoring of crushing data from mines and quarries is becoming crucial so, Metso now offers complete fleet management and automation systems, designed for all Lokotrack range mobile applications.
Minesight is to release a blast optimisation utility to run alongside its Minesight 3D software package to bring precision and dependability to mine blasting patterns.
Goldcorp’s Red Lake gold mine has been investing in Thoroughtec simulators to further improve safety and productivity.
Komatsu has unveiled its new KOMTRAX Plus remote monitoring system for mining equipment thus enabling constant evaluation of a machine’s condition and operations.
Veolia Water Technologies has been working successfully with a Canadian gold mine to make effluent containing cyanide, ammonia and copper safe for downstream fish and invertebrates.
Sandvik chose the recent SteinExpo exhibition to unveil the latest version of its Pantera top hammer surface drill rig.
Multotec’s mill liner optimisation system comprises a number of elements to perform condition monitoring for a complete and efficient way of managing mill liners.
There is an urgent need for mining research in South Africa, particularly around mechanisation, says Dr Declan Vogt, director of Wits University’s Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems.
Antofagasta’s biggest Chilean copper mine, Los Pelambres, is to have a significant part of its power supplied by solar energy from next year from SunEdison’s Javiera solar voltaic project.
Murray & Roberts Cementation reports on progress on its development contracts at Zambia's Lubabmbe copper mine - a jv between ARM, Vale and ZCCM
Komatsu Australia has launched the new HM400-3M0 40t articulated dump truck and points to many improvements over its predecessor model.
Outotec’s HSC 8.0 software update, rewritten using the latest Microsoft .NET 4.5 environment, helps improve existing processes and develop new ones.
The mineral processing equipment arm of Terex Corporation has announced its latest high capacity modular jaw crusher – its largest to date.
Environmental group worries about expansions in Europe’s lignite mining and burning, which it says could add 118 million tonnes in CO2 emissions a year.
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