Alrosa's production fell by 17% in the first three months of the year mainly due to the halt of its Mir underground mine and lower-grade ores processed from the Jubilee pipe.
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Magna MA04+ is designed and constructed based on the latest Magna Radial Tyre Technology. The high-tech casing reduces heat building inside the tyre which leads to a prolonged service life, lower fuel consumption, higher efficiency, and optimized operator comfort.
Applying for and obtaining amendments to water use licences is an ongoing and often time-consuming process for most mines, even when the adjustments are relatively low-risk, according to SRK Consulting principal environmental scientist Jacky Burke, the leader of SRK’s water use licence application (WULA) Group. Please see below media release entitled “SRK assists mines with water use licence amendments.”
Siemens and Anglo American Platinum collaborate on digital and automation skills development in Africa
There is an opportunity, especially in Africa, to embrace new and exponential technologies combined with human talent to accelerate industrialization and drive economic growth.
Weir Group Plc plans to acquire U.S. competitor Esco Corp. as the U.K. maker of industrial pumps strengthens its focus on the mining industry.
The world’s top diamond miner will train artisanal and small-scale miners and provide them with tablets as well as a diamond “toolkit” to digitally track their stones throughout the supply chain.
The Codelco-owned site is prone to mud rush caused by ice melting on the Andes range situated on the surface, a hazard that closed the exploration area for months on end. This combined with the company’s plan to expand operations to the seventh and eighth levels made it crucial to find a solution that would allow them to mine mud ore safely.
Held every two years, Expomin will take place April 23-27, 2018 at the Espacio Riesco Convention Center in Santiago, Chile.
Maptek continues to stamp its ownership on the mine scheduling market through an intelligent optimisation approach.
M&R rejected the bid saying it undervalued the company.
“All the capabilities and features of the COP 1838 HD+ has been optimised in the COP MD20 making it hands down the toughest drill in mining,” says Business Line Manager for Epiroc’s Underground Rock Excavation (URE) Division, Vince Tyler.
Truck and trailer operators can now dramatically reduce the risk of premature wheel-end failures, as well as the high costs associated with unplanned downtime and vehicle recovery, by changing to a new wheel-end seal design from SKF.
Increasing disposable income in emerging economies and the adoption of greener technologies, are the two factors to drive most of the expected increased demand in copper during the next five years.
Through Micromine’s intuitive software, mining and exploration companies are able attain an in-depth understanding of their project so that prospective regions can be targeted more effectively, increasing the chance of a project’s success. Micromine users are provided easy-to-use tools for modelling, estimation, design, optimisation and scheduling resulting in increased productivity and cost efficiencies.
Miners were forced to curb spending by a collapse in commodities prices in 2015-16, but a partial price recovery since then has eased the pressure.
Three new 2018 Cat® articulated trucks—730, 730 EJ (Ejector), and 735—replace their C Series predecessors and offer new operator stations, transmission-protection features, a new hoist-assist system, an advanced traction control system, new stability-assist system, and a fuel-saving ECO operating mode. The 730 and 730 EJ have 28 tonnes payload capacity and the 735 has 32 tonnes.
In a bid to contribute to the much-needed skills development and work experience of disabled people, Atlas Copco South Africa partnered with the Skills Development Corporation (SDC) 12 months ago on 4 April 2017.
This week, specialists in mining, civil engineering, geomechanics, geology, hydrogeology and geophysics will come together in Seville, at Slope Stability 2018, to explore new techniques for improving open pit mine stability.
Copper production will peak in the second half of 2019, making a growing supply deficit much more real.