Europe Mining News

Metso to convert coal boiler to biomass-fired boiler for Dalkia in Poland

Metso will convert a pulverized coal boiler to a biomass-fired boiler for Dalkia Łódź S. A. in Poland, raising renewable energy production for Dalkia's plant in Łódź. The total value of the order is over […]

ABB commissions the most powerful gearless mill drives ever built

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has commissioned automation and power equipment that increases production at Boliden’s Aitik copper concentrator plant, located near the town of Gällivare in northern Sweden. Read more

Bergteamet to assist with rescuing trapped miners in Chile

Bergteamet AB, leading underground mining contractor in Sweden, is participating as a partner in the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners in the San Jose mine in Chile. Read more

New possibilities for effective process automation via partnership of weighing technology leader and material analysis innovator

Schenck Process of Germany and FCT-ACTech of Australia have signed a Sales Representation Agreement for the promotion of FCT’s unique Continuous On-Stream Mineral Analyser (COSMA) by Schenck Process in multiple territories. Read more

The Arbitral Tribunal's decision regarding the redemption price for the minority shares of Larox Corporation

OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE  AUGUST 13, 2010 AT 4.00 PM The Arbitral Tribunal's decision regarding the redemption price for the minority shares of Larox Corporation The Arbitral Tribunal appointed by the Redemption Committee of the […]

Metso to supply mining equipment for Nordic Mines in Finland

Metso will supply mining and minerals processing equipment and services for the new gold ore processing plant of Nordic Mines Oy in Finland. The equipment delivery will be completed during the first half of 2011, […]

Talvivaara celebrates tenth Hitachi truck

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) has recently supplied its tenth EH3500ACII haul truck machine to Talvivaara nickel mine in Finland. The trucks have been supplied by Hitachi's Finnish dealer, Rotator. Read more

Outokumpu Copper Project to Proceed

Emerging copper producer, Universal Resources Limited (ASX: URL) recently approved the development of the Outokumpu Copper Project (Project) in eastern Finland, approximately 400km northeast of the capital Helsinki. Read more

Eriez Introduce New Equipment at RWM and IFAT 2010

Optimum separation is a key stage in all applications. Eriez has designed and developed an extensive range of separators utilising magnetic principles, and at RWM, UK (stand 1410, Hall 17) and IFAT, Germany (Stand 500, […]

Gemcom CPD courses endorsed by Geological Society of London

LONDON, U.K. – June 28, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that the Geological Society of London has issued Continuing Professional Development (CPD) endorsements […]

JLT reveals military standard tablet PC capable of surviving pressures of mining

JLT Mobile Computers has started shipments of a brand new version of its JLT8404 rugged tablet PC. Designed and built in Sweden, this upgrade includes a number of technological innovations, including a new ultra-low voltage […]

Godwin Pumps® and SLD Prepare for Hillhead 2010

Godwin Pumps, worldwide manufacturer and supplier of the Dri-Prime® automatic self-priming pump, SLD Pumps and Power, Godwin’s exclusive distributor in the United Kingdom for diesel Dri-Prime pumps, are preparing to share Stand M16 at Hillhead […]

Normet expands to provide more and better underground service vehicles

Normet  opened its modernised production facilities in Iisalmi, Finland earlier this month. EUR1 million investment in modernized production facilities has already increased Normet’s assembly capacity by 30% and another 25% of growth is expected in […]

RÖSLER celebrates 50th anniversary during REIFEN 2010 Fair in Essen, Germany

With more then 18.000 visitors from 127 different countries, REIFEN 2010 has been a success for all exhibitors. For Rösler it was a very special one. The Dortmund-based company celebrated its 50th anniversary during the show. Customers, partners and friends […]

Nordkalk selects ABB’s cpmPlus Expert Optimizer for Köping’s Lime Kiln

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today the sale of its cpmPlus Expert Optimizer solution to Nordkalk’s Köping plant in Sweden.  Read more

Komatsu inaugurates Russian plant

Komatsu Manufacturing Russia (KMR) has completed the construction of a new assembly plant. The opening ceremony was held on June 2, in Yaroslavl, Russia. This is Komatsu's first assembly plant in Russia for construction and […]

SMT Scharf AG acquires first order for rack-and-pinion drive developed in 2009

SMT Scharf AG (German Securities Code 575198, ISIN DE0005751986), technology and global market leader for rail-bound railway systems for the mining sector, has received its first order for the switch-in rack-and-pinion drive system it developed […]

Russia to spend $1bn on Namibian uranium exploration

The head of Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom said the group is ready to start investing this year.

Metso helps double capacity of Gaiskiy GOK copper-zinc mine

Situated close to the Ural mountains, which divide Russia into the European and Asian sides, the Gaiskiy GOK copper-zinc mine celebrates the 50th anniversary of its mining operations. The jubilee year also includes the start […]

LKAB gets the go-ahead for new iron ore mine in Sweden

LKAB has been granted an environmental permit for the new open-pit mine at Gruvberget, near the village of Svappavaara in Kiruna, Sweden. “We are very pleased, now we can open LKAB’s first iron ore mine in 50 years,” says President, Lars-Eric Aaro.  The plan is to gradually increase production at the new mine up to [...]

Siberian coal disaster death toll rises to 43

Hopes are fading for the 47 people still missing in a maze of tunnels in what is Russia's worst mine disaster in three years

Outotec to deliver Kaldo furnace technology for Boliden in Sweden

Outotec has signed a contract with Boliden AB for the delivery of Kaldo furnace technology to Boliden's Rönnskär copper smelter in Sweden. Read the full press release at

Diemme Filtration makes foray into India

After setting its base in Chile, Australia, Russia and France, Diemme Filtration is now ready for the Asian market. Read the full press release here:

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.