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Canadian acquisition primes Stewart Group for expansion in metals and minerals analysis

Stewart Group, the international metals and minerals inspection and analysis group, has completed the acquisition of Canada-based G&T Metallurgical Services (GTMET) for an undisclosed sum. Read more

Mobile Equipment Life Cycle Management: Live Webcast

by Michael Currie 28-29   September, 2010 The aim of this webcast is to create an analytic framework to impartially assess haul truck investments using reliable financial modeling and sensitivity analysis. Particular attention will be […]

Maptek™ 3D scanning technology used in deep underground lab

MaptekTM I-SiteTM laser scanning expertise and software technology is being used to map the geology and layout of the deepest underground laboratory to be established in the USA. The Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab […]

Mine optimisation: big savings on the bottom line

Underground mining expert Tim Horsley stops work when he can‟t save a client a substantial amount of money in an hour of mine optimisation analysis…..Read Full Press Release

Realistic Simulation Accelerates Safety Evaluation of Mine Designs

Global mining company achieves significant productivity gains with 3-D mine models developed with Abaqus finite element analysis software. In a step change beyond traditional processes, Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA (the Dassault […]

NMA speaks out on coal mine safety and climate change

Underground coal mine operators are moving aggressively to comply with the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 at the same time as they voluntarily push to formalise new risk management practices […]

Embedding sustainability for enduring project value

Susanne Cooper and Nick Fleming* of SKM note that “sustainability is not just a political buzz word used to satisfy the concerns of stakeholders or environmentalists; it is critical to the success and longevity of […]

Revenues soaring but with costs eating into margins, is this as good as it gets for many miners?

A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),  Mine As good as it gets?, shows that while revenues of the top 40 mining companies grew by 32% in 2007, costs increased by 38%, thereby reducing margins. The fifth annual report provides a comprehensive analysis of the financial performance and position of the global mining industry and also discusses [...]

Recirculating Conveyor System “turns on” at Martin Engineering Center for Innovation

A three-conveyor system that can carry material in a continuous loop is the among the most advanced capabilities of Martin Engineering’s new Research and Development Center in Neponset, Illinois, USA. This recirculating conveyor system is […]

Carlson Software And Rajant Corporation Announce Partnership To Deliver Mining And Construction Solutions

MALVERN, PA, June 10, 2008 – Rajant Corporation, a leading provider of portable, reliable, and adaptable wireless networking solutions, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Carlson Software to provide world-class […]

More robust and more powerful than ever

As soon as the latest generation of mature technologies concentrates solely on making opti-mum features even better, customers get much more than a basic product. And these innova-tive extras are the icing on the cake. […]

Intellection and Bruker collaborate

Bruker AXS, one of the world leading manufacturers of X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray spectrometry equipment, and mineral analysis technology company Intellection have established a new strategic collaboration agreement which builds on the strong existing […]

Intellection and Bruker collaborate

Bruker AXS, one of the world leading manufacturers of X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray spectrometry equipment, and mineral analysis technology company Intellection have established a new strategic collaboration agreement which builds on the strong existing […]

Martin Engineering Center for Innovation to undertake cooperative research to improve industry

(Neponset IL)—Cooperative research programs with industry leaders to solve identified material handling problems are a significant part of the mission of Martin Engineering’s new Center for Bulk Materials Handling Innovation (CFI). Part pure-science research laboratory, […]

Mineral Production Data Reflect Economic Slowdown

The USGS releases mineral information essen­tial to the U.S. economy and national security. U.S. Geological Survey data on U.S. mineral production reflect the domestic housing market decline over the past year. The USGS study shows […]

Adex Mining awards contract for mineralogy assessment

Toronto, Wednesday, May 21, 2008 – Adex Mining Inc. ("Adex" or the "Company") (TSX-V: ADE) is pleased to announce the award of an ore mineralogy assessment contract for the development of tungsten, molybdenum, tin and […]

Adex Mining Awards Contract to SGS Lakefield Research Limited for Mineralogy Assessment Studies

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(MARKET WIRE)–May 21, 2008 — Adex Mining Inc. ("Adex" or the "Company") (CDNX:ADE.V – News) is pleased to announce the award of an ore mineralogy assessment contract for the development of tungsten, molybdenum, tin […]

Kathryn McPhail from the ICMM wins global essay award

ICMM’s Kathryn McPhail has won the Bronze Award for the International Finance Corp/Financial Times essay competition for her essay on Sustainable Development in the Mining and Minerals Sector: The Case for Partnership at Local, National and […]

Mineral Production Data Reflect Economic Slowdown

The USGS releases mineral information essen­tial to the U.S. economy and national security. U.S. Geological Survey data on U.S. mineral production reflect the domestic housing market decline over the past year. The USGS study shows […]

Innovations to improve global industry to come from small-town Neponset

(Neponset IL)—There is something interesting—at least, for heavy industry–going on in the cornfields outside rural Neponset, Illinois. In Neponset, a privately-held company is completing a new corporate research center focused on improving the handling of […]

Intellection Corp Announces First Employees for North and South America

Intellection Corp., a global leader in automated mineral analysis solutions has announced its senior management team for its North and South American operations, based out of Denver, CO, USA. Bob Williams serves as general manager […]

JKTech partners with ALS

JKTech Pty – the technology transfer company for the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) in Australia – has partnered with the ALS Laboratory Group – an international leader in analytical testing services – to […]

New hand-held XRF analyser

Oxford Instruments has launched a new, robust X-Ray Fluorescence analyser – the X-MET5000, for the accurate and reliable identification of multi-element ores. The X-MET5000 represents the fourth generation of Oxford Instruments' hand-held analysers. This design […]

High-tech mineralogy research centre opens in Colorado

A partnership between mineralogy technology company Intellection and the Colorado School of Mines (Mines), the Advanced Mineralogy Research Center (AMRC) will focus on research and education in geometallurgy, petrology, petroleum geology, environmental geology, rock physics, soil analysis and other geosciences. The new AMRC facility on the Mines campus in Golden, Colorado USA was declared open [...]