GLOBAL MINING Mining News

Gemcom President and CEO to Speak at Global Mining Summit

VANCOUVER, Canada – October 29, 2008 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that Rick Moignard, the Company's president and CEO, will be speaking at the […]

MTI Group releases Solo BlastBag for air-decking and plugging

MTi Group, a manufacturer and distributor of drill and blast consumables to the global mining sector, announces the release of their NEW Solo BlastBag™ borehole plugs. They have transformed not only their look but also […]

SGS acquires Canadian Environmental & Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI) to enhance dedication to environmental sustainability.

April 30th 2008/Geneva and Vancouver. SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Canadian Environmental and Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI), a Canadian company with its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia. In business for over […]

SGS acquires Canadian Environmental & Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI) to enhance dedication to environmental sustainability

April 30th 2008/Geneva and Vancouver.  SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Canadian Environmental and Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI), a Canadian company with its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia. In business for over […]

Realistic Simulation Accelerates Safety Evaluation of Mine Designs

Global mining company achieves significant productivity gains with 3-D mine models developed with Abaqus finite element analysis software. In a step change beyond traditional processes, Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA (the Dassault […]

Revenues soaring but with costs eating into margins, is this as good as it gets for many miners?

A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),  Mine As good as it gets?, shows that while revenues of the top 40 mining companies grew by 32% in 2007, costs increased by 38%, thereby reducing margins. The fifth annual report provides a comprehensive analysis of the financial performance and position of the global mining industry and also discusses [...]

RBC Capital Markets forecasts positive diamond fundamentals despite credit crunch

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has published a research report that concludes that despite the worsening global economic climate, the fundamentals for diamonds remain positive. Des Kilalea, Analyst, Global Mining Research at RBC Capital Markets commented: “While the world economy lumbers through one of its worst [...]