concrete Mining News

A big graphene industry breakthrough out of Arizona

Arizona based Urbix Resources has produced the first economically viable graphene-enhanced lightweight concrete.

Karara contracts and orders approach $1 billion

Gindalbie Metals Limited (ASX: GBG – “Gindalbie”) is pleased to announce the Karara Iron Ore Project will reach a key milestone in coming months with the value of service contracts and orders expected to reach […]

North Goonyella record set in concrete

International Longwall News reports that BMA’S coal operations in Queensland have produced some outstanding women in the resources sector, who scooped the pool in this year’s QRC Resources Awards for Women….more at International Longwall News

Co-operation agreement between Sandvik and Meyco kicks off successfully

Sandvik is moving towards global sale of spare parts and service and warranty handling for MEYCO's sprayed concrete systems for mining and tunnelling under a co-operation agreement.

MEYCO and Sandvik sign global agreement for co-operation in sprayed concrete equipment

BASF’s MEYCO Equipment unit and Sandvik Mining and Construction have signed an agreement on global co-operation in the fields of tunneling and mining. In a first step they have agreed to initiate co-operation in the service and maintenance of machines for sprayed concrete. Meyco says “the full scope of the agreement will be communicated in the latter part [...]

Lightweight Concrete Being Used for Green Roofs

Celcon aircrete, already known for helping to cut carbon emissions because of its excellent thermal insulation properties, is now being put to another ‘green’ use. Waste aircrete which cannot be put back into H+H UK’s […]

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. […]

New comfort control for Liebherr truck mixers

Liebherr now offers the new Litronic®-EMC electronic mixer control system for its entire range of truck mixers. The main advantages of Litronic®-EMC over previous systems are easier operation and lower operating costs.The drum's direction of rotation […]

Sandvik to divest construction division

In 2006, Sandvik acquired Hagby-Asahi AB in Nora, Sweden. This was one in a series of strategic acquisitions that established Sandvik as a leading supplier to the exploration industry. In addition to Hagby-Asahi’s leading position […]

New by name but by tradition an old acquaintance

Formerly it was called Rammer, and everyone in the industry knows the company, at least by name. Also by products it is a household name all over the world and truly one of the leaders […]

TEFSA and Della Toffola broaden mining presence

TEFSA-Group, a Spanish-based designer and manufacturer of liquid/solid separation equipment is expanding its minerals industry presence in North America. TEFSA-USA was a first time exhibitor at the 2007 SME Annual Conference in Denver and has […]

Leveling the Playing Field

Most stone quarries are created by starting at ground level and excavating down into the earth. Nonetheless, there are a small number of quarries that are started high above ground level on a mountain or […]