With only days until the Australian election, Prime Minister Julia Gillard toured a Bucyrus workshop in northern Queensland, reported the AP.
Australian mining company Firestone Energy says the application by Sekoko Coal, its black economic-empowerment partner, for coal-mining rights on the Waterberg Joint Venture coal project, has been accepted by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). […]
Outotec has agreed with the First Quantum Minerals Limited Projects Office based in Perth, Australia, for the delivery of flotation, thickening and automation technologies for several of its operations around the world. Read more at http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page72558?oid=104743&sn=Detail
Arctic cold to Australian heat, the Hitachi EX8000-6 is proving to be the hardest-working, most dependable mining excavator available today.
THE trial of four Rio Tinto employees next week will be widely watched as a test of whether China is willing to honour commitments to foreign investors and be a responsible member of the world community.
Skelly and Loy has designed and permitted the first acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment system in the Blacklegs Creek Watershed in southern Indiana County. It is designed to reduce iron and acidity loading of the Kolb discharges and consists of a wet seal to capture the underground mine discharge, piping network, innovative aeration system and [...]
One of Rocmec Mining’s thermal fragmentation units is to be deployed for test work at Goldcorp’s Porcupine gold mine in Timmins, Ontario. Thermal fragmentation (IM September 2009, p24) will be compared to the long-hole mining method currently employed at the mine. This offers several advantages such as: less long-hole drilling, reduction in mucking, backfilling, transporting [...]
Silver, lead and tungsten production dropped at Peruvian mines in February although gold and moly operations reported increased output.
ATB Morley says the 11 kV motor it recently supplied to Xstrata Coal “is the very first of its kind; historically most large electrical motors supplied for underground coal mining have been manufactured suitable for a maximum voltage of 3,300 V. [This] motor weighing in at 10 t currently stands as the largest underground mining [...]
As reported by International Longwall News – WHILE US mines have made dramatic improvements to record safety performance in the last year, citation backlogs could be reduced or eliminated with increased inspector training efforts, National […]
As reported by International Longwall News, CONTRACTOR WDS was not far off a loss for the recent half year, coughing up just $A50,000 in net profit after tax for the period, 99.7% lower than the corresponding […]
Mining & Quarry World report that the brand TECBERG stands for Mining Technology and emphasizes the close bonds of the world market leader in hoisting technology with the global mining industry as its prime supplier […]
As reported by International Longwall News – RUNGE has reported a net profit of $A1.2 million for the December half compared to $4.7 million for the previous corresponding period as revenue from both its consulting […]
As reported by International Longwall News – MASSEY Energy has received an extended temporary order prohibiting anti-coal protesters from entering the Marfork Coal complex in southern West Virginia….more at International Longwall News
The sweet and the sour: a look at the changing role of debt in global mining.
As reported by PR Newswire – CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ — A new neat cupper lubricant from Quaker Chemical is quickly becoming recognized by global Can industry as one of the best products on the […]
BUCYRUS has increased net earnings 24% year-on-year in 2009 to $US313 million despite the global financial crisis, while the major OEM is expecting more weakness in the US coal industry, along with higher coking coal […]
As reported by International Longwall News – FEDERAL authorities have commenced an investigation into falsified safety records at Patriot Coal’s Federal operation, which was temporarily idled Monday due to elevated gas levels….more at International Longwall […]
2009-08-14 – Solution will enhance reliability of Olkiluoto power plant Zurich, Switzerland, Aug.14, 2009 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from the Finnish power producer TVO for power […]
PEORIA, IL – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced Vice President Sid Banwart will retire effective October 1, 2009, after more than 41 years with the company. Banwart has been the vice president of Caterpillar’s […]
Erie, Pa. — Eriez® offers a 28-page brochure, “How to Choose & Use Industrial Metal Detectors,” an in-depth reference manual which incorporates detailed illustrations and covers the basics of metal detector selection and operation. “Our brochure […]
First order for new maintenance workshop in China: Siemens provides maintenance service for continuous slab casters of Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd.
Linz, Austria, Aug 13, 2009 For the trade press Siemens VAI (Taicang) Manufacturing Co. (SVMC) and the Chinese steel manufacturer Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (NISCO) have signed a roller refurbishment contract for two continuous […]
August 13, 2009 – VANCOUVER, BC …To address the growing demand in the global mining industry, Wardrop, A Tetra Tech Company, has expanded the international expertise in its Mining Division. In making the announcement, Wardrop’s […]
WESTPORT, CT, August 12, 2009 –Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that the previously announced agreement in principle it has reached with the Staff of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), has now […]
Siemens VAI replaces and restarts AOD stainless-steel converters at thyssenkrupp Nirosta within only three weeks
Linz, Austria, Aug 10, 2009 For the trade press Siemens VAI Metals Technologies replaced two existing stationary AOD vessels and started up two new exchange-type AOD converters at the German stainless steel producer thyssenkrupp Nirosta in […]