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Belzona Launches New Pourable Chocking Compound

Designed to endure the physical and thermal shock common to the marine environment, the new chocking/grouting compound is specifically formulated to spread out evenly across irregular surfaces. More importantly, unlike similar liquid applied chocking systems, Belzona 7111 can be stored and has currently been tested to confirm a three year shelf life.

Bureau Veritas has been awarded by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of the Republic of Zimbabwe with the Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) contract

The starting up of the program will be on May 16th, 2015, in compliance with the World Trade Organization process and relevant decrees.

Mobile technology increases productivity for plant design

AVEVA today announced its release of a new business paper ‘Plant Design for Lean Construction – at your fingertips’. This paper explains how new mobile technologies improve project access by design decision makers and enhance communication effectiveness across the project team, saving time and reducing design rework.

Inductees to the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame Announced

For the first time, the global mining industry has a Hall of Fame ( focussed on recognising the technology innovators and developers that are so important to our future advancement.

Mining leaders working towards safer future

Mining leaders will discuss safety approaches and procedures at the 2nd Latam Health, Safety and Rescue Operations in Mining to be held on 12 – 13 June 2013 in Rio De Janeiro – Brazil.

Chilean engineers looking for suppliers to ambitious projects

With more than $425 billion expected to be poured into South American mining projects in the next decade – double what was expected just a couple of years ago – ChileEngineering, which represents the Chilean engineering sector, sees big opportunities...

From toilet to tap: young Canadians develop new method for wastewater clean-ups

Two brothers studying at University of New Brunswick, Canada, are working on a new method aimed to reduce the cost and environmental footprint of wastewater clean-ups.

Paragon Diamonds commissions Lesotho’s Lemphane scoping study

The miner commissioned three companies for scoping and drilling work to help to move its Lemphane kimberlite project in Lesotho to inferred resource status.

Actionable intelligence delivered with real-time clarity

Remote monitoring is not new to mining companies. The key decision is often what type of communication system will be used.

Aussie miners told ‘death’ only excuse for not working on Christmas

Miners who don’t show up to work the Christmas and New Year period at Sandfire Resources’ DeGrussa copper and gold mine in Western Australia, are being threatened with major fines and pay cuts.

How to Maintain a Safe Workplace in the Mining Industry

In every mining business it’s essential to maintain a safe workplace to protect the health of safety of your employees and the business.

Value of Canadian mining and metals deals almost halved in 2012

The value of Canadian mining and metals deals dropped a dramatic 43% for the first nine months of 2012, revealed Wednesday the latest report by Ernst & Young.

Fasken Martineau is Strategic Partner to UBC-SFU for the $25 Million Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development

Fasken Martineau will assist UBC and SFU as a private sector strategic partner in their successful bid to have the new Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development headquartered in Vancouver.

American company acquires Canadian Metals Economic Group

Virginia-based SNL Financial announced Wednesday the acquisition of Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Metals Economics Group (MEG), provider of global mining industry information and analysis.

Global consulting firm The Highland Group opens Americas Mining practice

The Highland Group, a leading global business consulting firm, today announced the formal establishment of its Americas Mining Practice.

GE Showcases Technologies that Drive Mining Customers’ Electrical Power Needs Safely, Efficiently and Reliably

Electrification Solutions from across the Digital Energy, Industrial Solutions and Power Conversion Businesses Highlighted at MINExpo 2012

MDM awarded studies for Golden Star Resources Wassa Project

MDM Engineering Group Limited (“MDM” or the “Company”) (AIM: MDM) the minerals process and project management company focused on the mining industry, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the definitive feasibility study and scoping study for Golden Star Resources (“GSR”) Wassa de-bottlenecking and expansion gold project in Ghana.

MineRP finds new owners

MineRP, the South African domiciled provider of mining technical software solutions and consulting services, has announced a long-anticipated transaction

Maptek releases new mining tough laser survey technology

Three words that impress mine surveyors are tough, reliable and accurate. This is exactly how leading developer Maptek describes its latest I-Site laser scanning technology which will be launched at MINExpo in Las Vegas.

SGS appoints Alan Gomez as advanced systems global technical manager

SGS is pleased to announce Alan Gomez as the new Global Technical Manager for our Advanced Systems group. Alan has recently transferred to our Toronto office from Santiago, Chile, where he held the position of Regional Manager of our South American Advanced Systems group.

SGS announces Cochrane Lab is now in operation

SGS is pleased to announce that the new, fully equipped, commercial geochemistry laboratory in Cochrane, Ontario, Canada is now open and receiving samples.

Mining consultancy Turgis now becomes part of Royal HaskoningDHV

In July Royal Haskoning and DHV announced the merger of their two organisations to form Royal HaskoningDHV. Turgis Consulting, previously part of the DHV Group, now becomes an integral part of Royal HaskoningDHV.

SGS minerals laboratory in Turkey achieves certification ISO 9001:2008

SGS announced its Minerals laboratory in Ankara, Turkey has successfully achieved certification to ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001. ISO 9001:2008 certification indicates conformance to the requirements of the Quality Management Standard for Quality Management Systems.

10-year review critiques the mining industry's sustainability

The IIED report urges the sector to move from improving its standards in principle to actually implementing them in practice.

Are you ready for your next MSHA inspection? A free mining industry webinar promises you will

Industrial labelling systems manufacturer, Graphic Products, Inc., will conduct a free mining webinar for safety, maintenance and operations managers on Wednesday, June 13 at 10 am, Pacific Time/1 pm, Eastern Time.