Suppliers & Equipment

Acceleware secures investment from major oil sands producer

The Calgary-based company has invested in Acceleware's RF XL commercial pilot.

De Beers to make some enemies, cuts low-quality diamond prices

The world's largest diamond producer is said to have reduced prices for low-quality stones as much as 10 percent.

Seequent acquires Geosoft: Merger of Leapfrog and Geosoft brands creates subsurface geoscience and modelling powerhouse

Acquisition brings together leading developers of geological modelling and geoscience software solutions for mining, civil engineering, energy and environmental sectors

Caterpillar steps up game to keep leadership in North America

In the past two years, Cat  has  been  working  on  growing  its  offering,  particularly  in  the  underground  segment,  as  well  as  filling  up  some  gaps  in  terms  of  trucks  sizes.

New Ivanhoe Multi-Purpose Community Center from DRA is ore-inspiring

DRA Global has been involved with the Platreef’s platinum mine since 2014, providing essential technical solutions, including the Feasibility Study (FS), mining, infrastructure design and construction. One of the main challenges is that the mine is situated in the middle of the Mokopane District, making all operations extremely community driven.

Complete line of Longyear™ Diamond Drilling Bits now available, cutting faster and lasting longer

Usually, a bit that cuts faster gets used up faster – which means more tripping to change the bit. The new Longyear bits seem to have the right balance. It’s important to select the right bit for the type of rock encountered. Longyear bits make that easier to do. I highly recommend the new Longyear bits – they have improved penetration rates, productivity and outlast any other bit I’ve used.

Mechanized limestone mining for cement production without blasting

In 2014 and first half of 2015, Trencor shipped a total of four T1460SM, 630Hp, mechanical drive Surface Miners to Indonesia to fill an order placed by PT. Semen Jawa (Siam Cement Group) from Thailand. They were looking to mine 2.4 million ton of limestone annually at their new Cement factory near Sukabumi, West Java, 139 km (68 mi) south of the national capitol Jakarta.

GroundProbe unveils the latest in radar technology

“The SSR-Omni is built on our latest platform and includes the most robust hybrid diesel generator system in the industry, so we know it’s tough."

AMC Consultants opens an office in Moscow

After 25 years of supporting Russian clients from its global offices, AMC Consultants (AMC) is pleased to announce the opening of its ninth office, this time in Moscow.

New Wits professor brings career of rock mechanics experience

Professor Watson has been an adjunct professor at the School since July 2016, and brings extensive experience in mining research and development, mining operations, numerical modelling, instrumentation and laboratory testing. Among his qualifications is a PhD from Wits University, a work which was voted the world’s second best doctoral thesis of rock engineering in 2011.

Seequent and IMDEX to deliver real-time 3D visualisation for minerals drilling projects

Industry-first to integrate live 3D data from ‘rig to model’ supports real-time decision-making and risk management for mining and exploration drilling projects

Canadian miners’ performance in Q3 hit by lower metal prices

EY’s Canadian Mining Eye index — which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior mining companies — dropped 12 percent in the third quarter of the year when compared to the previous three-month period.

ABB adds new digital options to integrate and control electrical systems for mining customers

ABB AbilityTM System 800xA Power Control Library expands integration options with larger range of intelligent electronic devices for digital power control

ABB adds new digital options for mining electrical systems

The digital solution now supports the PLC (programmable logical controller) connect functionality to extend power automation beyond IEC 61850 devices and infrastructure.

Nova Scotia miners to give C$8,000 to those who can prove industry ‘rocks’

The judging panel includes former Minister of Natural Resources and current Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines, Chief Terry Paul of Membertou First Nation and’s own Cecilia Jamasmie. 

Dewatering and pit and mine reclamation

The usefulness of a mine may span from a few years to a few decades. However, once the mineral resources are used up or operations are no longer profitable, crews aren’t able to simply pack up and leave. Federal and state agencies have regulations that decide the correct way to close, decommission, and remediate a mine.

Gekko Mining Services firm planning gold mine of the future

With its head office in the Victorian gold-rush city of Ballarat, Gekko is an award-winning company specialising in designing and manufacturing low-energy, low-footprint modular gold processing plants.

Superior introduces two new track-mounted conveying solutions

Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, says it’s ready to debut two new tracked conveyor models. Joining the manufacturer’s top-selling line of portable conveying solutions are a 75-foot (23m) tracked stacker and an 8-by-16-foot (2.4 x 4.9m) tracked feed hopper.

Winners in annual METS Ignited Collaboration Award announced

METS Ignited selects two champions from exceptional field: Unearthed & Newcrest Mining and Core Resources & Mineral Technologies

SA’s energy economy must look ahead to replace coal jobs

Speaking at the Coaltrans conference in Cape Town in September, SRK Consulting principal geologist (coal) Lesley Jeffrey said that the government’s latest draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) envisaged only 45% of the nation’s supply of energy coming from coal – down from 48% in the 2010 draft of the IRP.