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Xrosswater completes walkways for Debswana Jwaneng Mine and Koza Gold in Turkey

Walkways included 810 m in Botswana Diamond mine, built on a tailings berm with anchors and 300 meters with pump platform installed at a Gold Mine in Eastern Turkey…Read Full Press Release

Metso sells Flexowell conveyor business

Metso has announced that it will sell its Flexowell conveyor belt operations and related assets in Moers, Germany, to ContiTech Transportbandsysteme.

Cummins to show ‘4 More For Tier 4’ engines at Bauma

Cummins will debut four new engines for EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage IIIB emissions regulations at Bauma 2010 in Munich, Germany from April 19-25. The ‘4 More For Tier 4′ engine reveal will take place from 10.15 am on stand 319/410 in Hall A4 on the first day of the show and will [...]

Norphonic to showcase robust SIP-based telecom solutions at Mining Exhibition in Moscow

Norphonic will showcase the very latest robust sub-surface mining communication telephone technology at the Mining World Exhibition in Moscow, Russia on the 14-16th April. Mining World is the largest mining exhibition in Russia. This year, […]

Monitoring methane and carbon monoxide in Norwegian coal mine

Trolex’s STX3241 and STX3261 toxic and flammable gas detectors and TX5920 Vortex Air Flow Sensors have been used to monitor methane, carbon monoxide and air flow at the Svea Nord coal mine in Norway. The sensors have a high strength moulded housing sealed against dust and moisture to IP65 standard and EMC protection, making the [...]

Outotec to reduce over 100 employees in Finland

Outotec to reduce over 100 employees in Finland Outotec announced on February 9, 2010 its new operational model and measures to improve internal efficiency, targeting at EUR 25 million annualized savings in operational fixed costs […]

Annual General Meeting of Sandvik Aktiebolag

Shareholders in Sandvik Aktiebolag are convened to the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday, 4 May 2010, at 5:00 p.m. at Göransson Arena, Sätragatan 15 Sandviken, Sweden. RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE AND NOTIFICATION Shareholders […]

Big hurdles still before China

International Longwall News reports that THE Chinese steel industry still needs to overcome some big structural demand hurdles and while the supply side can still surprise on the upside, demand is questionable, according to London-based […]

Volvo to establish BRIC technology centre in China

Volvo Construction Equipment plans to build a design and technology centre that will concentrate on the development of products and components targeted at the needs of customers in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, as well as devising appropriate areas for co-operation between Volvo’s SDLG and Volvo brands. The approximately $40 million investment [...]

Outotec extends service arm with Millteam acquisition

Outotec has strengthened its service business by acquiring Millteam Sweden, a company employing 35 people that has expertise in grinding mills servicing and installation. This acquisition supports Outotec’s strategy to expand its service business, with its new centre in Sweden providing better life-cycle facilities for its customers in Europe and the CIS.

Terex Corporation Divesting Atlas Heavy Construction Equipment

Mining & Quarry World reports that Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to divest the Terex Atlas heavy construction equipment, which is located in Ganderkesee, Germany, and knuckle-boom […]

Mineral resources and mine development under discussion at AIMS forum

This year’s Aachen International Mining Symposia (AIMS), to be held on May 26-27 in Germany, will provide a forum for presentation, discussion and evaluation of state-of-the-art and emerging technologies in the field of mineral resources and mine development. About 50 presentations by experts from Europe, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Papua New Guinea and the [...]

Gas explosion kills 17 Turkish mineworkers

Turkish television reported that an explosion in a coal mine in northwest Turkey, killed 17 but, 28 workers were pulled out of the rubble alive

Mine Light Bar Takes Industry by Storm

Known as the Mine Safety IP66 Light Bar, it was designed and developed by Motion Perfection Industries (MPI) – a 12-year-old company with a product range of 2,000 items and more than 500 outlets in […]

PUBLICATION: Dealing with artisanal and small-scale mining

LONDON, UK – The International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) has published a new document, called "Working Together", for companies engaging with the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector…..more at Canadian Mining Journal

Karabashmed ZAO Plant Achieves Production Record

Ausmelt Limited is pleased to announce a record production performance of the Ausmelt TSL copper plant in Russia and congratulates Karabashmed ZAO on the achievement of 500,000 tonnes of copper production since the foundation of […]

AIMS symposium to discuss state-of-the-art and emerging technologies

The AIMS (Aachen International Mining Symposia) Third International Symposium on Mineral Resources and Mine Development in Aachen, Germany (May 26-27, 2010) is expecting some 370 participants and 30 exhibitors from all over the world. In co-operation with the RAG Deutsche Steinkohle AG and the European Association of Mining Industries (Euromines), this year’s event will provide [...]

NDCO provides multiple roadheader machines to Sochi, Russia for 2014 olympic construction projects

NDCO Construction Services has just sold a third Roadheader to Sochi, Russia . The machine has just been delivered onsite where it will be used constructing tunnels for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 135 ton […]

Its all happening in the Nordic Region, including Finland’s largest mining project

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (December 4):This week, International Mining attended the 7th Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining conference in Rovaniemi, Finland. Delegate attendance at FEM 2009, one of the largest exploration and mining conferences in Europe, exceeded all expectations. It is the seventh in a series of conferences held every second year, [...]

Metso, Fortum, UPM, and VTT are jointly developing a clean energy alternative with domestic bio-oil

Metso, UPM, and VTT have developed a biomass-based bio-oil production concept to provide an alternative to fossil fuels. Since June of this year, the Metso R&D Center in Tampere, Finland, has been producing high-quality bio-oil […]

Metso to deliver new environmental waste gasification technology to Lahti Energia Oy in Finland

Metso will supply a waste gasification plant to Lahti Energia Oy in Lahti, Finland. Metso’s supply includes waste gasification process, gas boiler and flue gas cleaning system with auxiliary systems and automation system for the whole power plant. The gasification plant represents new type of technology that enables Lahti Energia to convert recycled waste into energy at high efficiency and reduce use of fossil fuels in the city of Lahti significantly. There will be two gasification lines in the new power plant, and together they will produce 50 MW electricity and 90 MW district heat. The commercial operation of the plant is scheduled for 2012. The order will be included in the Energy and Environmental Technology’s Q4 orders received. The value of the Metso order is not disclosed but Lahti Energia’s total investment is EUR 157 million.

“A remarkable time in the gold market,” says RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets held its fifth annual Gold Conference at Claridge’s in London yesterday. The conference brought together senior executives from the industry’s leading mining and production companies and addressed the latest issues to impact the sector. Opening the conference, Doug Guzman, Head of Global Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets, said: “As the global economy recovers [...]

Steel prices under negative pressure in most developing nations

Negotiated prices remained unchanged in Turkey until mid-October. Local steel producers refused to revise their domestic quotations. Since then, finished products values have…more at MEPS

Uralmash shovel delivery

Uralmash has successfully delivered and commissioned a rope shovel at a Karelsky okatysh iron ore mine in Northwest Russia

Alimak lifting Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion in Sweden

As we finish off the Nordic technology and mining features for IM November, news comes from technology provider Alimak Hek, which is carrying out work for Boliden’s Aitik copper mine expansion near Gällivare in northern Sweden. Alimak’s contract, which is part of the mining company’s SEK 6 billion investment, will provide seven rack and pinion-driven lifts [...]