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De Beers Group launches diamond education course partnership with NGTC in China

The partnership will provide a variety of diamond education courses, supporting the needs of multiple groups across the diamond industry.

Positive news for mine management software companies as both large and small miners confirm investment in their products is critical

GlobalData’s latest report reveals that predictive maintenance and mine management software, have seen the highest penetration levels.

New technology allows for digging 100 feet below water

MineWare experts have extended the capability of its Pegasys Dragline Monitor to support underwater digging.

Canada's Teck Resources utilises RCT's Smart Technology

RCT today announced its ControlMaster® Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources Limited (Teck).

MICROMINE supports IGO’s nickel-cobalt charge in WA

MICROMINE has signed a major contract with Independence Group to help drive productivity and cost efficiencies at the Nova nickel-copper-cobalt Operation.

Guinea: Bauxite mining with surface miners maximizes profitability

West African Guinea is known for possessing the largest reserves of high-quality bauxite in the world.

Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby now also company’s chairman

Umpleby has been a member of the board and CEO since Jan. 1, 2017.

Boart Longyear LF™160 drilling rig debuts in Africa

The LF160 rig and Freedom Loader combination offers more control and oversight which means less interruption and a more efficient operation.

MICROMINE sets new standard

MICROMINE has joined an elite group of mining software and machinery providers to offer technology solutions integrated with the International Rock Excavation Data Exchange Standard (IREDES).

Digitalization in mining – through the rock

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety.

Three ways to improve your crushing circuit for increased production

Optimize, Upgrade and Replace.

Peruvian Cerro Lindo mine experiences up to 200% increase in mill liner lifetime with Metso Poly-Met solution

Cerro Lindo is an underground copper mine with an average daily production of 20,000 tons. The mine is located in central Peru, 175 kilometers southeast of the capital city of Lima, and operated by Nexa Resources.

Correct valve installations double the operational lifespan at Tarkwa mine

The Tarkwa mine engineering management has been satisfied with the performance of the installed Metso valves as they have yielded step changes in their consistent reliability and the plant’s overall efficiency.

Advanced slurry valves promote efficiency and productivity

The Metso Wear Block™ materials include metal matrix composites, in which the erosion resistance approaches the performance of ceramic materials, while the mechanical and electrical characteristics are like metals.

83% less mill liner parts slashes downtime and improves safety at Tharisa Mine

Not only is the Megaliner concept good news for the bottom lines of mill operators, it also means a significant improvement in operator safety.

Simplified maintenance work and increased safety at LKAB’s mineral processing plant

After LKAB’s Malmberget iron ore mine installed Metso’s impact cradles and belt cleaners, the plant was able to extend belt life as well as significantly cut down on roller change-outs, reduce material spillage and improve safety.

Safer and faster relines at Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre

Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre installed Megaliner™ mill liners from Metso to improve its grinding process.

Boart Longyear’s TruScan™ technology recognized for Premier’s Award

Boart Longyear’s innovative onsite core and chip scanning technology—TruScan™—has been awarded the Premier’s Award in the Mining Equipment, Technology, and Services (METS) sector for Excellence in Innovation.

New Cat 990K wheel loader configuration for bulk materials handling

Caterpillar introduces the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications.

Sandvik introduces the fastest drill bit in the industry

In addition to 10% higher drilling speed, the innovative Speedy bit also delivers great collaring accuracy and hole quality.

Nautilus setting JV to secure support vessels for Solwara 1 project

The support ship will be used at the company's Solwara 1 gold, copper and silver project, off the coast of Papua Guinea, set to be the world’s first commercial deep-sea mine.

thyssenkrupp to supply key equipment for BHP South Flank iron ore project in Australia

The project, valued at €150m, is expected to create many opportunities for Western Australian suppliers.

New Cat® D11 dozer drives down cost per ton

New dozer features new load-sensing hydraulics and high-horsepower reverse combined with the latest technology to move more material at a lower cost per ton.

Role of trucking logistics for efficient sourcing in mining industry

The aim of devising trucking logistics set up is to mainly aid in improving research and management systems that would further result in long-term efficiency.

How Industrial Internet of Things is changing the mining industry

The mining industry is facing an upward cycle, and IIoT presents numerous opportunities and benefits to maximise profitability.