Arizona’s copper mining challenges

There is no doubt that copper mining is a big business in Arizona, supporting over 62,000 jobs and contributing about $7.5 billion to the state’s GDP. But for Arizona to retain its prominent position in the industry, and indeed for the United States to remain a significant producer of the metal, the way that state legislature and national regulations move forward on land and mining rights will be critical.

Advanced equipment simulators for surface and underground

The PRO3 for surface mining and the UG360 for underground mining incorporate a series of new technologies to increase training effectiveness,  significantly raising the standard for mining equipment training simulators. Read more

Striving for mine safety across the world

Safety has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent weeks. In International Mining’s June issue, for which we are currently collecting editorial contributions, Daniel Gleeson will report on new technologies and ideas to make mining even safer. We have just heard from New World Resources (NWR) that it is continuing to [...]