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MICROMINE bringing product innovations to PDAC 2019

MICROMINE, the leading provider of mining software solutions, will be exhibiting at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Convention (PDAC 2019) in Toronto, Ontario from March 3rd till March 6th, 2019. PDAC is the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention, with over 1000 exhibitors, 3500 investors and 26000 attendees from 135 countries.

World’s largest mineral exploration alliance welcomes MICROMINE

The world’s largest mineral exploration collaboration, MinEx Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), has welcomed MICROMINE as the sole software provider to be involved in the landmark project. MICROMINE will provide information and advice on software solutions for mineral exploration as part of the $218 million CRC project, which was set up to develop new technologies to increase the discovery of new mineral deposits.

Nominations now open for Mines and Money Asia Outstanding Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the 12th annual Mines and Money Asia Outstanding Achievement Awards. Considered to be Asia’s most prestigious mining investment awards and a highlight in the Asian mining calendar, the annual event recognizes ‘the best of the best’ in the Asia Pacific region.

South Korea’s biggest supplier of dolomite answered the growing demand by improving uptime

Sambo Mining is the main supplier of dolomite in South Korea, selling the product to the Asian steelmakers. In 2017, the production of -30mm end-product grew close to 100,000 tonnes to total of 800,000 tonnes a year. Of this, 200,00 tonnes of premium light-burnt dolomite (LBD) was produced for POSCO, one the largest steelmaking companies of the world, in addition to same amount of regular dolomite. To meet the high demand, Sambo Mining has invested heavily in developing both its dolomite mine and subsidiary’s Kwang Jin’s limestone quarry with Metso solutions

Where is lithium coming from?

Market for lithium-ion batteries, utilized for example in electric cars and other electric equipment, is growing at an impressive annual rate of 20 percent. Due to increasing demand, a vital raw material for these batteries, lithium, is possibly one of the most valuable minerals in the foreseeable future. But what is the best place to look for the “white petroleum”?

MICROMINE focuses on integration to assist mining companies with digitisation strategies

As mining companies continue to advance their digital transformation strategies, the ability for different systems to integrate and share data with one another has become a critical success factor. MICROMINE places a strong emphasis on integration and ensuring its software solutions can fully integrate with various third-party systems in a mining environment.

China’s commodity consumption influencing metal prices

  As the largest consumer of metals, China dominates the global supply and demand of metals, and Asia is at the very centre of the debate on the future of the international mining industry. Urbanisation […]

Caterpillar profit misses as trade strains start to bite

The overall economic outlook “doesn’t bode well for the whole group.”

Boart Longyear introduces new DriftMaster series

DriftMaster rods and bits are designed for added endurance and strength in the most demanding tunneling, bolting, and drifting applications.

Epiroc completes Fordia acquisition

Fordia Group is based in Montreal, Canada, and has sales in more than 70 countries.

This Australian mining tool could save lives world-wide

HEX-RITE is a lifting tool used for charging high explosives into drawpoints associated with block-cave, sublevel-cave and open stope mining.

MICROMINE to connect with international mining community at Mines and Money Conference London

MICROMINE will be exhibiting its intuitive software solutions at Mines and Money mining conference in London from the 26th of November through to the 29th November. Mines and Money is the leading international event series for mining technology, mining investment and capital raising.

Epiroc launches new generation of battery-powered machines

The battery-driven underground loaders create improved safety, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and lower operating costs.

Seequent merges Geosoft and Leapfrog brands

Seequent is known for its Leapfrog 3D geological modelling solutions.

Looking for Gold in All the Right Places: Globe 24-7’s interview with Ivan Bebek – Executive Chairman & Director of Auryn Resources Inc.

Entering Q4 of 2018, Globe 24-7’s Luis Valente meets with Ivan Bebek – Executive Chairman and Director of Vancouver-based Auryn Resources Inc. (TSX: AUG, NYSE: AUG) – to discuss Mr. Bebek’s outlook on the mining marketplace and his vision for Auryn Resources.

MICROMINE is pleased to announce the relocation of our MICROMINE Vancouver office

MICROMINE is pleased to announce the relocation of our MICROMINE Vancouver office effective November 1, 2018. The new office is located at 532 - 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E1.

World’s safest construction and mining truck debuts at IMARC

Scania Australia revealed the new XT mining and construction range next-generation trucks at Melbourne’s International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) today, giving the industry the first opportunity to examine the extra-tough truck in the metal.

Investors doubling their capital injection at IMARC this year

In only its fifth year, the International Mining and Resources Conference has grown to be one of the largest events of its kind attracting the industry’s biggest operators and investors alike.

Taking it to the Edge: Digitising the Exploration Process

As mining companies begin to adopt or mature their digitalisation strategies, major efficiency and performance gains will be made during the mineral exploration process. Micromine Product Strategy Manager Mark Gabbitus will discuss this topic as a guest speaker at the inaugural Australian Geoscience Council Convention (AGCC) in Adelaide from October 15th – 19th 2018.

How running rig parts to failure affects the bottom line

The interdependence of drill rig maintenance, planning, and reliability.

In a US manufacturing hub, no illusions about tariffs and jobs

In a town where a 30-feet tall chair is the chief landmark, and which is synonymous with a U.S. furniture industry, many greet the possibility of tariffs on Chinese goods with a shrug.

Airobotics selects Arizona, United States to expand its data-driven automated drone solution

Israeli startup opens U.S. headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, to lead Americas’ business.

TOTAL wins Newcrest Lihir gold mine mining contract

Total, the 4th largest international Oil and Gas company has been awarded a 4-year contract with Newcrest’s Lihir Gold Mine in Papua New-Guinea (PNG), following a competitive tender process that began last November.

Seven billion reasons to visit Australia’s ‘spiritual home of mining’ this October

MELBOURNE - In less than two months, Australia’s largest mining event will attract investors with billions in their pockets to Melbourne for four days of learning, unparalleled networking and deal-making at the 5th annual International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) taking place in Melbourne from 29th October to 1st November.

IIoT in the Mining Industry

In our digitally connected world, technology is increasingly impacting and driving most industrial sectors, including mining.