Suppliers & Equipment

Komatsu creates autonomous haulage centre of excellence

Komatsu announces the launch of its global center of excellence for autonomous haulage systems (AHS).

With driverless cars late, a startup tries remote-control trucks

Phantom Auto was founded in 2017 to help bridge the gap between the vision and the reality of autonomous vehicles.

Sandvik kicks off Nordic industrial earnings season with order beat

Sandvik's metal-cutting tools are seen as a good indicator of industrial demand.

MICROMINE’s Mexico debut bolsters Fresnillo growth strategy

MICROMINE, has secured a foothold in Central America – installing its fleet management and mine production solution, Pitram, at Fresnillo in Mexico. The introduction of the solution, Pitram, is a first for the company in the region and follows a robust six-month procurement process and three-month onsite implementation.

Sandvik acquires digital mining technology company Newtrax

Newtrax is headquartered in Montréal with 120 employees. The company generated about C$26m in revenues last year.

Interactive map pinpoints lead battery energy storage installations globally

Lead battery-powered energy storage highlighted by research consortium’s online map.

Updated Terex TA300 makes debut at bauma

The company’s two articulated haulers – the TA300 and TA400 – deliver low total cost of ownership and high productivity.

Mining flotation chemicals market to reach $10B by 2020

Mining flotation chemicals are used during the ore beneficiation process.

Latest Orica Digital Platform Features Help Boost Productivity and Blasting Quality

Melbourne, Australia: Orica (ASX: ORI), the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, today announced the release of new features to their digital blast optimisation platform, BlastIQ™.

Canadian Mining Sustainability acquires Canadian Mining Suppliers

Canadian Mining Sustainability has acquired the assets and interests of Canadian Mining Suppliers, a non-profit mining supply portal.

bauma 2019 attracts 620,000 visitors

This was the biggest attendance number in the trade show's 65-year history.

Take control of your water

Mine operators must be conscious of their water use, as well as innovative in how they re-use and handle water.

Rocscience and GroundProbe Launch Two-Way Software Integration

Rocscience and GroundProbe have launched a deep collaboration between their industry-leading software systems, to provide greater value to the global geotechnical community.

Caterpillar to use R1700 underground loader as its first battery electric LHD

The design of the new battery electric Cat R1700 XE will use advanced technology for lithium-ion batteries and fast, onboard charging to advance safety and promote high production.

Mining Association of BC names new President and CEO

Michael Goehring will serve as President and CEO, effective May 1, 2019.

FLSmidth launches new generation of digitally enhanced, small-size Raptor cone crushers

The new Raptor cone crusher models are built and designed to function efficiently while reducing operational and wear costs.

A connected platform for creating safer, more efficient and productive mines

For the mining industry, building a state-of-the-art network is the best starting point for achieving more agile and automated mining facilities.

Albemarle chooses Metso equipment for world-class lithium project in Western Australia

Metso has been awarded a contract to supply pyro-processing and comminution equipment for a lithium hydroxide processing plant at Albemarle's Kemerton site.

Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

Wenco, a subsidiary of Hitachi, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention.

Epiroc completes acquisition of New Concept Mining

New Concept Mining is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and has facilities also in Peru, Zambia and Canada.