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CDE builds up young women in construction

Women are building influence in the NI construction sector and CDE is determined to support them in this endeavour.

Ausenco wins C$237 million Gibraltar copper project in Canada

Ausenco has been awarded a Create phase contract to manage the C$237 million expansion of the Gilbraltar copper-molybdenum project in Canada for Taseko Mine. Ausenco’s Minerals & Metals business will manage on an EPCM basis the Gibraltar Development Plan 3 (GDP3) expansion, which will include the construction of a 30,000 t/d concentrator to complement the existing, currently operating, 55,000 t/d facility.

Sandvik Unveils New Track-Mounted Impactor – the QI440 in Action

The QI440 is the latest crushing development from Sandvik that combines expertise in the design of track-mounted mobile crushers, with Sandvik’s proven ability to manufacture durable and highly productive impact crushers.

​Sandvik Mining and Construction receives major project orders in materials handling

​During October and November, Sandvik Mining and Construction secured a number of orders for bulk materials handling and continuous mining/crushing systems in South America, Africa and Asia.

Rio Tinto creates new $10 million Centre for Underground Mine Construction

img_sd_d5047_w0c2079.jpg On November 25, Rio Tinto announced the establishment of the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) at the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) located in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Rio Tinto will be investing $10 million dollars over five years to undertake research at the centre.

Banro Updates Mine Construction Progress at its Twangiza Gold Project

Banro Corporation  (NYSE AMEX – "BAA"; TSX – "BAA") reports that construction of its wholly-owned Twangiza "Phase I" gold mine in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is proceeding quickly and that the […]

World’s biggest wheel loader maker, LiuGong posts record first half 2010

LiuGong Machinery, the leading global China-based heavy construction equipment manufacturer, continues its juggernaut-like growth, posting record sales, profits and export volumes during the first half of 2010, company officials reported. It set a sales record of […]

Metso to supply mining equipment for Nordic Mines in Finland

Metso will supply mining and minerals processing equipment and services for the new gold ore processing plant of Nordic Mines Oy in Finland. The equipment delivery will be completed during the first half of 2011, […]

Caterpillar picks NC for mining powertrain plant, will get $40mn in incentives

As Caterpillar continues to emphasize the expansion of its mining equipment division, the company announced construction of an 850,000-square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing and assembly facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Read more

New Sandvik underground loader

Sandvik Mining and Construction has released the LS151, a 6t payload capacity underground coal mining loader. It is the first in a new generation of low-emission Sandvik LS series underground coal loaders, designed and manufactured […]

Metso to supply mining equipment to TISCO in China

Metso will supply mining equipment to TISCO’s iron ore processing plant in Lan county Shanxi Province China. The delivery will be completed during the third quarter of 2011. The value of the order is approximately […]

Mt. Milligan copper-gold project on its way

Terrane Metals Corp. is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with AMEC Americas Limited ("AMEC") and Fluor Canada Ltd. ("Fluor") to provide engineering, procurement and construction management ("EPCM") services for its […]

Sandvik and Gemcom Announce Collaboration Agreement on Technology for Underground Mining

VANCOUVER, Canada – June 14, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that they have signed a Collaboration Agreement with Sandvik Mining and Construction to […]

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 […]

A heavy-duty mining success in China

During a long, well-planned process, Anshan's iron ore mine in Qidashan, China, has built and completely restructured its mining process. After two remodeling phases, completed together with Metso, the mine today produces over 10 million […]

Outotec to deliver a copper plant for Minera Lumina Copper in Chile

Outotec has agreed with Minera Lumina Copper S.A. on the delivery of a copper solvent extraction and electrowinning plant for the Caserones project, located in high mountains in northern Chile. The contract value is approximately EUR 65 million.

Outotec to deliver a copper plant for Minera Lumina Copper in Chile

Outotec has agreed with Minera Lumina Copper S.A. on the delivery of a copper solvent extraction and electrowinning plant for the Caserones project, located in high mountains in northern Chile. The contract value is approximately EUR 65 million.

RDH Mining Equipment Ltd. delivers a new Rail Boltmaster to New York’s ARC Mass Transit Tunnel

RDH Mining Equipment is proud to announce the addition of the Rail Boltmaster to its quality line of mining and tunneling equipment. The unit was recently delivered to the 8.78-mile ARC (Access to the Region’s […]

Sales surge 51% in first three months of 2010 as Volvo Construction Equipment outperforms recovering market

Improving market conditions, especially in Asia and South America, combined with lower costs and increased capacity utilization drive Volvo CE back into profitability in the first financial quarter of 2010. Read the company's press release […]

Bauma starts today despite air travel restric

The 29th bauma, International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment takes place as planned from today despite the severe restrictions to European air travel, reports Mining […]

Rio Tinto expands Mine of the Future programme

Rio Tinto is expanding its Mine of the Future™ programme to develop new equipment and systems for deep underground mines and has selected three partners to work on the project. Aker Wirth and Atlas Copco […]

Metso's SUPERIOR 60-110E primary gyratory crusher is enhanced for today’s crushing needs

Enhanced for today's crushing needs, and using the latest in design and modeling software, Metso's SUPERIOR® 60-110E primary gyratory crusher provides a redesigned Spider, a one-piece bottomshell and a new rim liner retention system. These […]

Metso's innovative research and development has taken their line of cone crushers to the next level with the Nordberg MP1250

Metso's innovative research and development has taken their line of cone crushers to the next level. With the Nordberg MP®1250, Metso is providing up to 30% increase in capacity as a result of advanced crushing […]

Declining markets cull Eqstra's profits; board considers rights issue

Plummeting sales in the construction, mining and industrial equipment markets in 2009 – down about 50% from 2008 levels – saw JSE-listed Eqstra Holdings take a heavy knock over the last six months. The situation was worsened by some mining contracts

COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Copper Mountain work on schedule

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Copper Mountain Mining of Vancouver says that construction work at the Copper Mountain copp... [Full Story]