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India starts buying advanced materials handling support for its growing mining industry

The largest ever electric haul truck to be deployed in the Indian mining sector has been commissioned by Larsen & Toubro, the distributor of Komatsu equipment in India. Komatsu’s Model 830E-AC trucks with a payload […]

Dux Machinery offers articulated four-wheel drive personnel carriers

DUX articulated four-wheel drive personnel carriers offer safe and reliable personnel transport for underground hard-rock mines and tunnelling projects worldwide. Their heavy-duty oscillation roller bearing guarantees minimum maintenance, a smooth ride and 4-wheel ground contact […]

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 […]

Swedish drilling specialist launches new heavy duty rock drills for tough face drilling

Swedish drilling equipment manufacturer, Atlas Copco has launched three new heavy duty versions of its well proven COP 1800 series hydraulic rock drills. The newcomers – COP 1638HD, COP 1838HD and COP 2238HD – are […]

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 […]

Material handling solutions product boom

International manufacturer and supplier of mining equipment Manhattan Corporation reports that it has materials handling projects across Africa in excess of R100-million in the pipeline. Read more at

Cost-efficient spillage 
system prevents 
production losses

Industrial consumables and engineering firm Bearing Man Group (BMG) reports that equipment manufacturer Oscillating Systems Technology’s (OST’s) range of materials handling, screen and transmission products includes a cost-efficient spillage solution, designed to prevent production losses […]

Major Caterpillar and Haulmax upgrades for New Zealand’s Stockton coal mine

Solid Energy has placed further orders, totalling NZ$65 million, for additional mobile plant and equipment for its Stockton open-pit mine. Delivery is expected to be completed by the end of 2010. Barry Bragg, Solid Energy's COO and Stockton Alliance Chairman, says the fleet upgrades are already delivering safer and more productive tonnages.

Powerscreen to exhibit new mobile crushing, screening and washing equipment

Powerscreen, a leading provider of mobile crushing, screening and washing equipment, will be showcasing the latest in a series of new products at the Hillhead Exhibition,  June 22-24. Powerscreen will demonstrate machines in the working […]

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.

Detour Gold orders SAG mills, ball mills and crusher from FL Smidth

One of Canada's new generation of significant gold mining projects has moved a step nearer to production with the order of key mineral processing equipment.

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 […]

Outotec complements its sulfuric acid production technologies by acquisition of Edmeston AB

Outotec has acquired all shares in Edmeston AB, a Swedish company specializing in sulfuric acid production equipment and systems. The transaction is subject to completion of confirmatory due diligence, and it is expected to be […]

Custom-Engineered Transfer Chutes Improve Conveyor Loading, Reduce Blockages

One of the world’s most experienced suppliers of bulk materials handling equipment has introduced custom-engineered transfer chutes, helping to deliver material control from the time it leaves the conveyor discharge pulley until it reaches the […]

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 […]

ABB commissions world’s largest high pressure grinding roll (HPGR) drive system

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has successfully commissioned the world’s largest high pressure grinding roll (HPGR) drive system for the Boddington Gold Mine Expansion project in western Australia.Newmont Mining Corp., America’s biggest […]

Boart Longyear Launches New Flyable Rig

SALT LAKE CITY — April 12, 2010 — Boart Longyear® Limited (ASX:BLY), the world’s leading integrated drilling services and products provider, released the new flyable SC11 rig, the only compact and modular rig in its […]

New dust collector design helps reduce power consumption

A new insertable dust collector that features improved filtering and a smaller footprint should help bulk material handlers minimise airborne dust at belt conveyor loading points. The Martin Insertable Dust Collector is an automatic, self-cleaning filter designed to remove dust from the air in conveyor loading and transfer points, silo vents, bucket elevators and screens.

NLT NetPort-able IS Node Receives Approval by MSHA (Mine Safety and Heath Authority) in the US for Safe Use in Coal Mines

Toronto, Canada – NL Technologies (NLT) announces the approval by MSHA for the newest addition to their IS approved family of Wi-Fi access points and network client devices supporting communications and tracking solutions for US […]

NLT Introduces the Rebel Cordless Head Lamp for Industrial and Recreational Applications

Toronto, Ontario- With the New Year comes an exciting new product from NL Technologies.  It's an industrial version of our traditional Northern LightTM mining cap lamp called Rebel. The Rebel is a LED cordless, light […]

Treating acid mine drainage from past coal mining activities

Skelly and Loy has designed and permitted the first acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment system in the Blacklegs Creek Watershed in southern Indiana County. It is designed to reduce iron and acidity loading of the Kolb discharges and consists of a wet seal to capture the underground mine discharge, piping network, innovative aeration system and [...]