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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 [...]

3M Extends its Novec Line of Safe, Effective, Sustainable Aerosol Cleaners

LONDON, Ont. – October 1, 2009 – 3M Canada today introduced 3M Novec Contact Cleaner Plus to its complete line of non-flammable aerosol cleaners that offers more cleaning power for removing oil, grease and silicones […]