He co-founded SRK, Gemcom and Infomine and now is inducted into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame.
A large gathering of industry executives from around the world sat down to dinner in the Grand Salon of the Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, in the US last month to witness the celebration of the first inductees into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame.
For the first time, the global mining industry has a Hall of Fame (www.im-halloffame.com) focussed on recognising the technology innovators and developers that are so important to our future advancement.
Labtech Africa, the sole South African distributor for the FLSmidth range of Essa sampling and sample preparation equipment, is preparing one of the biggest orders the company has received in recent months — an extensive crushing and sampling system for a gold mine in Russia.
A new Employee Benefit Trust will run the new business and the Daw Mill mine will see its remaining coal deposit transferred to the Coal Authority.
ABS quarterly detailed labour force figures suggest the demand for skilled workers across key occupations and emerging resources markets remain strong despite a dip in Australia’s total ‘mining’ employment numbers.
Structural reforms being put in place enhance international investment appeal.
Veris Gold has just announced that the 8 millionth ounce of gold was produced from the Jerritt Canyon processing plant in Nevada.
ABB has been selected by BHP Billiton to supply mine hoisting systems for the project in Saskatchewan.
Maptek has released a new laser scanner designed specifically for underground applications. The I-Site 8200 is ultra-versatile allowing it to be coupled with a range of accessories to provide a complete scanning system for underground drives, tunnels and stopes, as well as surface stockpiles and silos. Processing of scan data can be undertaken in I-Site [...]
The deal is the most significant Borer Miner contract since the 2008 deal with PotashCorp.
Xstrata Nickel’s Koniambo project in New Caledonia is commissioning as it prepares for first ore by the end of 2012.
Modular Mining Systems, a leader in information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces its upcoming webinar: How’s your health?
Adrok, the Scottish “virtual drilling’ technology” development company has announced expansion plans which will see the company invest almost £1.8million in new staff and equipment over the next two years.
Potash West is working on its revolutionary glauconite-to-fertiliser Dandaragan Trough project located to the north of Perth in Western Australia.
Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has been appointed by Adani Mining to provide engineering services for the development of the Abbot Point port expansion in Queensland.
Mining India presents a two-day conference for the mining industry at The Taj Vivanta, Bangalore, India, February 22-23 that aims to bring together like minded people from the industry to discuss, debate and learn new technologies used in mining today.
Chief executives of four of the world's biggest mining and mining equipment companies will discuss "The global supply chain for coal and minerals, where we have been and where we are going," on September 24 at MINExpo International 2012.
Rockmore International has introduced a new drill bit design especially suited for hard rock drilling.
America's largest business lobby group, The US Chamber of Commerce, has petitioned a federal appeals court to invalidate environmental regulations it claims will lead to sweeping electricity blackouts by forcing coal-fired power plants to close.
Osisko Mining has successfully completed of the installation of the second Raptor XL2000 cone crusher from FL Smidth at its flagship Canadian Malartic Mine.
Deloitte has released a special edition of the Deloitte WA Index at the opening of the Diggers and Dealers conference in Kalgoorlie, highlighting the performance of WA listed companies over the past 12 months. Deloitte WA Managing Partner Keith Jones said the falling commodity prices and world growth concerns have had an impact on market [...]
Transfield Services has been awarded two engineering design and construction contracts in the Pilbara, Western Australia, worth a total of A$100 million. The contracts, with Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), integrate the expertise of Transfield Services’ specialist engineering design subsidiary, ICD, with the company’s construction capability.
MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2012 will break all previous records for size. Exhibits showcasing the full range of mining products, services and technologies will occupy more than 850,000 ft2 of floor space. The show will fill all of North Hall, Central Hall, the outdoor Silver Lot, and for the first time ever, MINExpo will be in halls 3 and 4 of the South Building.
As we approach MINExpo, we cannot help remembering the last event in 2008 when we went in with a boom in the mining industry, came out thinking how great the mining industry was and within a few days were hit by the start of the Global Financial Crisis. That said, Cat remains confident.