GIS Mining News

SA Mines minister launches "major overhaul" of law

Susan Shabangu, announced a major overhaul of South Africa's mining legislation, Tuesday and added ICT and Lonmin matter to be taken to the cabinet.

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 […]

Gemcom Opens New Office in Indonesia

PERTH, Australia and JAKARTA, Indonesia – June 22, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that it will open an office in Jakarta, Indonesia on […]

Maptek founder named Innovation Hero

Maptek founder and chairman Dr Bob Johnson was recently named as an Innovation Hero by Sydney University's Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering. Johnson pioneered and commercialised technology that has significantly benefited the mining, engineering and […]

Maptek introduces the I-Site 8800 laser scanner

The I-Site 8800 is the new generation of long range laser scanners, capturing survey data from 2.5 m up to 2000 m. The fully integrated 70 mega pixel camera allows panoramic colour imagery to be […]

Proposed BEE legislation poses risk to Namibian mining sector – Paladin

Manager for Africa for Paladin Energy, which owns the Langer Heinrich uranium mine there, says that proposed BEE legislation may damage overseas investment in the highly prospective Namibian mining sector

Gold, geothermal energy, underground carbon storage and more up for debate at Paydirt Conference in Victoria

The revival of Victoria’s gold sector, coupled with emerging opportunities in other base metals, mineral sands, geothermal energy, and some of Australia’s most likely locations for underground carbon storage, will all be on the agenda at the 2009 Paydirt Resources Victoria Conference. Since 2008, Victoria’s minerals industry has been bolstered by a variety of legislative [...]

Minerals Council of Australia proposes changes to Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is calling on the Australian Senate to set the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) legislation aside so that “fundamental flaws in its design can be addressed - aligning the CPRS with a US scheme, principally, and the outcome of December’s Copenhagen climate change talks on a global emissions protocol.”

Ritchie Bros. buyers break internet participation record at Las Vegas unreserved auction

LAS VEGAS, May 4 /CNW/ – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, conducted a US$25 million unreserved auction on May 1, 2009 at its Las Vegas auction site and […]

Inaugural ESRI remote sensing and GIS summit

 This inaugural meeting is to explore integrated management and use of vector, image, and other raster data. International speakers will share experiences with using remotely sensed data in geospatial production and maintenance. National mapping agencies, state and local government, explorers and university educators are among the groups that will attend the 2008 ESRI Remote Sensing and [...]

NMA speaks out on coal mine safety and climate change

Underground coal mine operators are moving aggressively to comply with the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 at the same time as they voluntarily push to formalise new risk management practices […]

WESTPORT, CT, June 20, 2008 — Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that it will host an Investment Analyst Meeting on September 4, 2008, at the Terex Corporation headquarters in Westport, Connecticut.  The event is […]

Good times for steel producers

The Steel Financial Insight report discusses the most recent annual financial results from the leading 100 companies in the steel industry. Strong global demand underpinned profitability in 2007. Despite the turbulence in the USA caused […]

Eu-flat Products Steel Prices Continue To Climb In June

The relentless upward movement in EU prices continues. Customers are obliged to accept the new higher third quarter values demanded by local producers. Prices of imported strip into Europe are still increasing this month, although […]

Massive support for Ohio CTL project

Baard Energy, a leading alternative energy development company headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, says that 16 major American trade unions in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia have called on their state and federal legislators […]

Company Announcement: Bell takes giant steps in after sales support

Work is progressing well on the R190-million expansion project next to Bell Equipment?s existing Jet Park facility in Johannesburg, which will include a new Global Logistics Centre equipped with the state-of-the-art SAP warehouse management system to

Gemcom Software Announces Pala Investments Holdings Limited To Participate In Buying Group

Vancouver, Canada – June 13, 2008 – Gemcom Software International Inc. (TSX:GCM), the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions (the “Company” or “Gemcom”), announced today that, after having completed its due diligence review […]

Caterpillar Announces A $1 Billion Multi-Year Capacity Expansion Plan For Illinois Operations

Despite sluggish economy in the United States, company remains committed to investing in major Illinois plants to keep them competitive for the long run PEORIA, Ill. – Demonstrating confidence in its ability to compete globally […]

Carlson Software And Rajant Corporation Announce Partnership To Deliver Mining And Construction Solutions

MALVERN, PA, June 10, 2008 – Rajant Corporation, a leading provider of portable, reliable, and adaptable wireless networking solutions, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Carlson Software to provide world-class […]

CAMESE invites Canadian mining suppliers to take part in CAMESE’s Vale Canadian Conference for Mining Suppliers

This event will allow a maximum of only 70 representatives of mining supply firms to learn of business opportunities and meet one-on-one with senior procurement executives from the world’s fourth largest mining company. We have […]

On Tuesday, June 17th, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IoM3) will host a unique double launch event to introduce two brand new innovations for the mining industry:- IMMa and the PERC Code

IMMa: The International Mining and Minerals Association is the new public face of the four resources divisions of the IoM3, representing those Institute members that belong to the Applied Earth Science, Mineral Processing & Extractive […]

Web apps drive efficiencies

Four Leaf Solutions has doubled and tripled its workforce every year since 2002 Software developer Four Leaf Solutions may be one of Sudbury’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1997 by four Sudbury programmers, the company flew […]

Gemcom To Host Year-End Fiscal 2008 Results Conference Call

Vancouver, Canada – June 3, 2008 – Gemcom Software International Inc. (TSX:GCM), the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that it intends to hold a conference call on Tuesday, June 10, […]

Global Steel Price Hikes Likely To Extend Into Third Quarter

US transaction prices continue to shoot up as the substantial hikes, planned by the mills for June deliveries, are implemented. Further sharp increases have been announced by a number of producers for third quarter business. […]

Global Steel Price Hikes Likely To Extend Into Third Quarter

US transaction prices continue to shoot up as the substantial hikes, planned by the mills for June deliveries, are implemented. Further sharp increases have been announced by a number of producers for third quarter business. […]