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Caterpillar touts automation solutions as top miners swing back to profit

The world's No.1 heavy machinery maker is telling miners not to rest on their laurels now that the industry is finally coming back up from a brutal downturn and keep focused on maximizing returns and efficiency.

Zinc miner spends $20M on a new fleet

Sandvik Mining will supply and maintain a full fleet of mining equipment for Caribou Mine operations.

Yukon Mining Alliance announces program at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

The Yukon Mining Alliance has two days of programs at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, which commences this Sunday. The Deputy Premier and mines minister, Ranj Pillai, will kick things off at 10 a.m. at the […]

For General Electric, mining's future is digital

At MINExpo 2016, GE showcased its cloud-based platform Predix and other applications that help miners drive productivity.

How to collect mining data

Mines making correct use of data are seeing improved results, says AMC.

Using augmented reality to process mining data

How to optimize your mine's operation by connecting pieces of data.

Applying soft-rock mining concepts in hard-rock mining

CAT launched a fully mechanized longwall system for continuous mining of flat and tabular deposits.

Barrick on track to meet 2016 debt reduction target — Haywood

The sales of Kalgoorlie and Barrick's 63% interest in Acacia would provide well in excess of $2 billion.

Shell presents its portfolio of lubrication products

When you start to think that one injector can over-lubricate by $50,000 a year and when you’ve got—on some machines—200 injectors, some of those savings can be huge.

What's happening in the Golden Triangle is 'game changing' – Colorado Resources CEO

The company's targets are high-grade gold veins similar to the Snip Mine and Pretivm Resources Valley of the King deposit, as well as bulk tonnage copper-gold mineralization similar to Seabridge Resources KSM Project.

This is what CAT's 794 AC truck can do for you

Caterpillar’s introduced its newest large mining truck, the 794 AC, at MINExpo International 2016.

Atlas Copco goes cabless

Atlas Copco has just introduced the PV 275 CA, which is a fully autonomous and cab-less Pit Viper 275 blasthole drill.

Boart Longyear presents hands-free rod handling drill

Rod-handling is the number one cause of injuries and other injuries in drill sites.

This Ty-Rail Quick-Tensioning System will save you lots of time

Haver & Boecker launched its Ty-Rail quick-tensioning system at MINExpo International 2016.

Cameco up 11% on better-than-expected revenues

Uranium market still anemic.

Skeena up 9% after intersecting 24 g/t gold over 3.2 metres at Snip

"Our objective over the next few months is to complete the acquisition of the mine and to prepare for an aggressive underground drill program in 2017."

How a wireless mesh tech company entered the mining world

Rajant's CEO Bob Scheena talks about the growing use of wireless mesh technology at mine sites around the world.

Exploration firms the biggest winners of renewables use in mining — study

Power generation costs could be dramatically reduced by the adoption of semi-portable, flexible solar and wind energy solution, say experts.

Liebherr extolls feature set of its 200-tonne excavator

Hydraulics and electrics within a closed-loop system

How Joy Smart prevented a $2 million conveyor failure

The company was all about the data at MINExpo 2016.

Atlas Copco’s campaign wows advertisers

Watch a Simba S7 pocketing six balls in six pockets with one stroke of the cue.

South African union reaches tentative wage deals with platinum trio

AMCU has been demanding pay hikes of more than 50% for its lowest paid members and a 15% hike for its higher paid members.

Worker dies at La Escondida mine

La Escondida is 57.5% owned by BHP Billiton and 30% owned by Rio Tinto.

Canadian diamond thieves finally arrested

The arrest came following a Canada-wide warrant.

Alberta’s plan to phase out coal coming this fall

The project will include financial help to coal emitters closing their plants and transitioning to cleaner forms of power.