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Jekko appoints new dealer in Sweden

The Italian manufacturer of minicranes and other lifting solutions Jekko s.r.l. freshly started a collaboration with the Swedish company Hüllert Maskin to set up Svenska Jekko.

RST expands ‘tailor made’ service with specialised mechanical equipment

Leading fine particle management specialist Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST) has expanded into the customised mechanical equipment market to more comprehensively service all aspects of mining and quarrying supply chains, from pit through to plant, rail and port operations.

Planetary Resources readies asteroid mining technology for Dec. launch

The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.

Atlas Copco Launches Compact and Lightweight Mobile Compressors for Utility Trucks

Atlas Copco has launched a new range of lightweight and versatile air compressors for secure integration into utility trucks and other OEM applications.

Atlas Copco receives first order of Mobile Miner 40V from Hecla Mining Company, USA

After successful joint R&D efforts between Atlas Copco and Hecla Mining Company, the first order of Mobile Miner 40V was recently received. The machine will be delivered to the Lucky Friday mine in Idaho, USA.

Mining equipment market continues recovery/expansion in third quarter 2017

Large surface mining equipment shipped to mines worldwide jumped more than 10% during July-September 2017, according to The Parker Bay Company.

Caterpillar to offer dual fuel retrofit kit for 785C Mining Truck

785C Retrofit Kit is first DGB system Caterpillar offered for mining machines, will be available for purchase in January 2018 from global Cat dealer network.

Liebherr to expand presence in America’s mining sector

The equipment maker has a very strong presence in Europe, Australia and Africa, but says in North and South America there's plenty of room for improvement.

This truck will help Liebherr become a bigger name in mining

Company is finishing up first field trial for its T 236 diesel electric truck and it expects to have it commercially available by the end of 2018.

TDS Projects construction delivers extensive infrastructure at Finsch

The project which commenced in November 2014 was awarded to TDS Projects Construction by Petra Diamonds following a successful tender process.

Caterpillar sales growing faster than predicted

The company posted major gains in the third quarter.

Cenovus sells Palliser oilfield for $1.3 billion

Cenovus Energy (TSX, NYSE:CVE) last week unloaded another key asset.

New Ranger DXi series – take a bigger piece of the pie

New Ranger DXi series pushes boundaries with several new high-performing features for improving the drilling process: 55 square meter drilling coverage equipped with new powerful rockdrill, Sandvik-style intelligence and high fuel efficiency make this drill rig the most powerful and efficient top hammer drill rig in its class.

Atlas Copco up on higher third-quarter orders, bullish demand forecast

The Swedish firm is fine-tuning details for a group split that will see its mining, infrastructure and natural resources business trade as a new company in 2018.

Westermo industrial router enables resilient and secure access to remote automation equipment

Westermo has launched an industrial ADSL and VDSL2 router/modem to provide robust and secure communications to remote industrial automation equipment.

DemcoTECH delivers tailings disposal system for Liqhobong in fast track contract

DemcoTECH Engineering, designed and supervised construction and commissioning of a materials handling system for the disposal of dry tailings at Liqhobong Diamond Mine in Lesotho in less than a year.

Atlas Copco Condensate Separators – When less really means more

The OSC range of condensate separators for compressed air systems from global quality compressed air technology, equipment and systems specialist, Atlas Copco Compressor Technique, delivers high performance, versatility and low maintenance.

Paving the path to a digital future

Further digitalization of established technologies such as condition monitoring and smart sensors could have a revolutionary effect on manufacturing, says Bernie van Leeuwen, Director Product Management Digitalization at SKF

A world first at Roy Hill

RCT and Roy Hill have joined forces to ensure safety at the prominent mine site.

Deswik to launch new haulage functionality for underground mining

The upcoming version of the Deswik.Suite software from global consulting and technology company, Deswik, will feature new haulage functionality for underground mine operators

New program in Queensland aims to attract 3,000 new mining jobs

The Queensland Government is getting behind a pilot program that, together with an industry group, is hoping to bring thousands of mining equipment and services positions to the Bowen Basin within the next decade.

Robots under Swedish forest breathe life into ancient mines

Mining ihas been one of the last sectors to use a surge in computer processing power, cloud data storage and complex algorithms to make sense of huge amounts of scattered information - routine in today’s retail and manufacturing businesses.

Atlas Copco collaborates with Saab and Combitech to develop safe mining digitalization solutions

Atlas Copco has signed a letter of intent with the defense and security company Saab and its subsidiary, the technology consultancy Combitech.

Rio Tinto back on track to haul iron ore in driverless trains in 2018

Staff sitting hundreds of km away oversaw successful pilot run.

Mining and soil modes added to smallest and lightest handheld XRF Elemental Analyzer

Geologists, mining companies and environmental laboratories can now generate x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis faster in the field using the Thermo Scientific Niton XL5 handheld XRF analyzer.