Suppliers & Equipment

MMK develops its first programme-controlled RPA robot

MMK Group has developed its first programme-controlled robot capable of executing the functions of an employee working on a computer.

Effective fuel management for the industrial fleet: a cognitive approach

In the latest white paper by Tata Consultancy Services, discover how emerging digital technologies such as IoT, cloud and analytics can make fuel consumption and fleet operations super cost efficient.

DRA awarded feasibility study for the Lola Graphite Project in Guinea

The award of the Feasibility Study continues the partnership between DRA and SRG Graphite. DRA has been involved in the Lola project since the early stage, completing two mineral resource estimates and a preliminary economic assessment.

Atlas Copco launches latest high-efficiency oil-injected screw compressor

The latest generation of GA compressors is particularly well suited to the mining industry, metal processing and power plants where its IP66 drive train offers complete protection from environmental dust and moisture ensuring reliable operation even in the harshest environmental conditions.

MICROMINE to celebrate partnership with East Kazakhstan State Technical University at 60th Anniversary event

MICROMINE is excited to be attending the 60th anniversary celebrations of the East Kazakhstan State Technical University. The celebrations will take place on the 25th-27th September at the university’s headquarters in Ust-Kamenogorsk.

Worldwide jewelry sales increase by 5% in Q2 – ALROSA present the results of its global luxury and jewelry market research

"Today, the shares of the Indian market are being redistributed among the stakeholders, with large retailers encroaching upon their smaller competitors. Nevertheless, despite all of the major players' efforts, most sales are still ensured by smaller retailers," notes Dmitry Klimenko, head of the analytics department at ALROSA's Strategic Projects and Analytics Center.

Chicago Pneumatic makes it a hat trick of genset give-ways at Zambia MTEs

A renowned leader in compact, high performance tools and equipment, Chicago Pneumatic, has designed and developed a robust range of generators suitable for harsh unforgiving environments. Engineered to supply a constant electric output, the 5.5Kva petrol-driven CPPG5 generator is powerful, reliable and extremely economical which, coupled with an extended service life, improves work efficiencies and delivers low total cost of ownership to end-users.

SYNTHdetect wins industry innovation of the year at JNA Awards

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a member of De Beers Group, is pleased to announce that its industry-first synthetic screening device, SYNTHdetect, was awarded Industry Innovation of the Year at last night’s JNA Awards in Hong Kong.

Simulators from Immersive Technologies preparing operators to remotely operate semi-autonomous underground LHDs

Command for Underground automates the tramming and dumping component of an underground loader’s load-haul-dump cycle. The operator has the ability to control the machine from an office or remote location away from the hazards of the underground mine. One or more machines can be controlled at once, enhancing operator safety and optimizing production between multiple machines.

A Sandvik automated LHD proves its precision in a glass labyrinth

In recent years, self-driving vehicles have become a popular discussion topic. Sandvik has had automated loaders and trucks working in mines for over 20 years — with zero accidents involving people. To prove its capabilities, Sandvik moved things above ground and put its latest generation of automation to the test. In a new film, an 11-meter-long Sandvik LH514 self-navigates through a labyrinth of glass. While glass is clearly a different material to the rock walls the laser sensors are designed for, the loader detects the fragile labyrinth and maneuvers through its narrow aisles.

3D animation – a mining communications solution

Effective communication is a critical aspect of any business and mining is no exception.  Mining companies depend on excellent communications, both internally and externally in order to function successfully in complex contemporary environments.  Among the most important of these communications are those designed to engage and inform the people and communities that a mine’s operations may affect.

Eldorado demands $877m from Greece as compensation for permit delays

The non-judicial request relates to damages suffered by the company as a result of a longer-than-expected wait for its Skouries project's permits.

AusIMM New Zealand Conference to address ban of mining on conservation land

The conference will also cover topics including exploration, research, project assessment, mine development, metallurgy, rehabilitation, social license to operate and mine closure. As an indication of the important role that mining plays in New Zealand, the conference has attracted professionals and industry leaders from all around the country as well as from overseas.

Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary

Metso has evolved through a series of mergers, acquisitions and divestments. With our own operations in more than 50 countries and over 12,000 dedicated professionals working for us, Metso today is truly a global industrial company providing the world's mining, aggregates, recycling, and process industries with innovative solutions for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources.

Nanotron releases new production version of location tracking software for up to 5,000 objects

The ‘Sea of Anchor’ technology simplifies location infrastructure build-out. It eliminates the complex cell-based approach of competing offerings. To expand an installation, users simply add more tags and new ‘anchors’ connected to the same data backbone network. This scalability will accelerate nanotron’s ARPU growth as customers expand and gain comfort with the benefits of the company’s location awareness solutions.

LOESCHE GmbH: Re-certified for machine and plant technology.

The company based in Düsseldorf develops and produces machine and plant technology, in particular grinding plants and combined drying and grinding plants for the cement, steel, power station, mineral processing, chemical, refuse and mining industries.

Kal Tire Wins Top Award at Electra Mining Africa 2018

Kal Tire’s Gravity Assist System won the award in the category of International Mechanical and Technology Innovation

Vale celebrates completion of $1B clean AER Project

Vale’s Clean AER Project is the largest single environmental investment in Sudbury’s history.

De Beers steps up hunt for fake diamonds with new detector

The world’s top diamond producer by value has led industry efforts to both verify the authenticity of diamonds and ensure they are not from conflict zones where gems may be used to finance violence.

Mining organizations struggle to exploit mission critical data created by Industrial IoT applications

Inmarsat research finds only 6% of organizations are able to use Industrial IoT data effectively due to connectivity challenges