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Emerson variable speed solutions enhance beam pumps in artificial lift process

Emerson Industrial Automation | August 22, 2014

Emerson Industrial Automation’s latest solutions, such as the Powerdrive FX four-quadrant drive in combination with an LSRPM synchronous magnet-type motor from the company’s Dyneo® range, are now delivering priceless advantages to increasing numbers of wells using beam pumps (RRP, reciprocating rod pumps).

Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa sees increased demand for new magnetically-susceptible density tracers

Tenova Mining & Minerals | August 22, 2014

Total technology solutions provider Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa is now marketing a full range of magnetically-susceptible density tracers, which offer easier recovery over the previously-marketed standard density tracers, popularly used for performance testing of dense media and diamond recovery plants.

Westpro Machinery Awarded 55’ High Capacity Thickener and 40”X50” Jaw Crusher for Stornoway Diamond’s Renard Project

Westpro Machinery | August 21, 2014

The Westpro Advantage is the engineering team’s capability of customizing the thickeners to provide the optimal performance along with extensive longevity. All thickeners include the latest technology in feedwell design and low drag high torque rake systems.

Boart Longyear® Awarded Contract for Largest Natural Gas Storage Facility in Western United States

Boart Longyear | August 21, 2014

Boart Longyear (, the world’s leading integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling provider, has been awarded a contract on August 1, 2014 for drilling services at the Magnum NGLs (Natural Gas Liquids) Storage Project at central Utah’s Western Energy Hub.

INFOGRAPHIC: The world's largest diggers Editor | August 21, 2014

Top machine can excavate 9,000 tonnes of earth in just one hour.

PhotoSat Measuring Volume of Mount Polley Mine Tailings Spill from Space

PhotoSat | August 21, 2014

PhotoSat announced today that it is in the process of accurately calculating the exact amount of tailings that has left the Mount Polley tailings dam using high resolution stereo satellite photos.

Boart Longyear® TruCore™ Delivers Instrumentation Designed For Drillers, By Drillers

Boart Longyear | August 20, 2014

Boart Longyear (, the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, is proud to introduce TruCore™. TruCore is a first-in-industry integrated core orientation system that enables drillers to increase productivity and decrease spend on consumables.

Sandvik Exploration participation in Drill 2014 underscores commitment to drilling sector

Sandvik | August 20, 2014

Sandvik Exploration is exhibiting at Drill 2014 – which opens in Brisbane, Australia today – highlighting its commitment to the country’s vital exploration drilling sector.

KTI receives large order to cool South African Gold mine

KTI-Plersch GmbH | August 20, 2014

The surface Ice system for cooling the two kilometer deep mine, will provide a total capacity of 8 Megawatts

Tait EnableFleet is about to change the way mining, oil and gas organizations manage their radio fleet

Tait Communications | August 20, 2014

Global critical communications company, Tait Communications, has launched EnableFleet, an innovative solution that will revolutionize fleet management for Mining, Oil and Gas organizations across the world.

Treasure hunt madness after $20,000 diamond falls from the sky

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Treasure hunt madness after $20,000 diamond falls from space

The gem is believed to have landed in a field near the village of Lea in Gainsborough, England.

Emerson introduces new vibration transmitter to help prevent unscheduled downtime

Emerson Process Management | August 19, 2014

The field-configurable CSI 9360 delivers real-time information about rotating equipment for operational decision-making

Leading Online Mining Auctioneering Company Continues to Break Ground

Clear Asset | August 19, 2014

Representing most major mines in South Africa, Clear Asset continued to break ground taking a wide selection of assets to auction while providing full due diligence, images, specifications and service history per asset (where possible) in an effort to remove the uncertainty often related to auction purchases.

China coal mine explosion traps 29 workers

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 19, 2014
China coal mine explosion traps 29 workers

Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in China.

How Real-Time Planning Software Can Help Mining Companies Maximize Network Capacity

Optym | August 18, 2014

Highly interactive systems allow for better collaboration within networks and, combined with other advanced optimization, simulation and data analytics applications, can provide companies with the visibility they need to make smart, sustainable decisions.

Verderflex Second Generation Hose Pump Technology

Verderflex | August 18, 2014

The New Dura 55 peristaltic hose pump is the latest addition to the Dura family, offering second generation hose pump technology. Offering the market 20% more performance, high flow rates, lower maintenance. Reducing your overall life cycle costs.

VIDEO: Water skiing with an excavator

Michael Allan McCrae | August 17, 2014
water skiing excavator

Not recommended.

Nightstick Takes Lighting Solutions to the Xtreme

Bayco Products, Inc. | August 15, 2014

The Nightstick brand has the most durable, reliant, far-reaching Dual-Lights™, flashlights, and headlamps in the industry. With today’s announcement, Nightstick delivers its brightest Dual-Light flashlight-floodlight combo to date—taking sight and safety to a whole new level.

LADD Distribution Unveils New Catalog

Ladd Distribution | August 15, 2014

LADD Distribution, supplier of TE Connectivity’s heavy-duty DEUTSCH, AMPSEAL, and AMPSEAL 16 electrical connectors and accessories, announces the release of a new catalog.

Track and report surface movement with Maptek Sentry

Maptek | August 15, 2014

Maptek has announced Maptek Sentry – a new system that will help site personnel keep track of surface changes. Mining customers provided input and experience that helped enhance the Sentry system, which takes advantage of the latest sensor technologies in the I-Site 8820 laser scanner.

Atlas Copco Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Atlascopcosaurus

Atlas Copco | August 14, 2014

Atlascopcosaurus was discovered in 1984 and named in honor of Atlas Copco’s support of archeological research.

Self Adjusting Skirting For Reduced Conveyer Belt Maintenance

Martin Engineering | August 14, 2014

An innovator of modern bulk material handling technology has introduced a novel conveyor belt skirting system with a streamlined design engineered to fit virtually any conveyor with less maintenance and more efficiency.

The New Approach to Belt Cleaning

Motive Traction Pty Ltd | August 14, 2014

New South Wales based Motive Traction Pty Ltd in conjunction with a major Mining Companies, Development Team have recently upgraded Motives HPLV Conveyor Belt HPLV Conveyor Belt Cleaners.

Aurecon appoints new CEO

Aurecon | August 14, 2014

Global engineering and technical services company Aurecon today announced the appointment of Giam Swiegers as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 February 2015. He will be based in the company’s Sydney office.

Particle Size Analyser for Sedimentation Technique


Simple yet extremely effective technique provides particle size information for a wide variety of materials.

Maptek announces new I-Site modular laser scanner system

Maptek | August 14, 2014

Maptek previewed the soon-to-be-released I-Site 8820 long range laser scanner on day 1 of the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS) conference in Sydney, Australia.

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