CiDRA wins third expansion contract

CiDRA Minerals Processing, a company offering real time process monitoring equipment, has been awarded, through Bechtel Chile Ltda, its third expansion contract to supply SONARtrac® process monitoring systems to Minera Los Pelambres in Chile, one of the world’s largest copper mines. The SONARtrac systems will provide volumetric flow measurements on critical slurry lines within the [...]

Remote dozer operation enhances operator safety

Where bulldozers work on ore stockpiles, operators can be exposed to major safety challenges. Poor visibility, unstable ground and material falling from conveyors have led to numerous injuries and fatalities among dozer operators. At BHP Billiton’s Escondida mine in Chile this safety challenge has been addressed by implementing technology to allow dozers to be operated remotely. This [...]