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Chile turning mines into tourist attractions

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 23, 2014
Chile turning mines into tourist attractions

Chile's massive copper mines will soon be part of a "Mining Tourism Route," to kick off in 2015.

Reverse Pulse Bagfilters for PPC plants

Tenova TAKRAF | April 23, 2014

Tenova TAKRAF Africa has been awarded two contracts by South Africa’s leading cement producer, Pretoria Portland Cement Limited (PPC), to supply reverse pulse bagfilters to replace existing electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) at PPC’s Slurry facility near Mahikeng, North West Province, and its De Hoek cement plant in the Western Cape.

350ºF Belt Conveyor Oven from Grieve

The Grieve Corporation | April 22, 2014

No. 864 is a 350ºF, natural gas-heated belt conveyor oven from Grieve, currently used for drying gold ore samples at the customer’s facility.

Longwall Installation / Relocation lighting System – ELV LED Tunnel Lighting System.

Roobuck Pty Ltd | April 22, 2014

ROOBUCK's Feature-packed Tunnel Lighting System – Safe, efficient, convenient, and durable, has now been released onto the market. Extra low 32v, waterproof encapsulated high output IP67 LED modules, linked by infinitely variable cable looms, now offers compact, easy to install heavy-duty lighting systems for use on mining tunnels, and more.

New Combustible Gas Detection System for Wacker Neuson’s HI 770XHD GD Heater is Third Party Tested to Detect Hydrocarbon Vapors for Safe Operation

Wacker Neuson | April 22, 2014

The new combustible gas detection system for the Wacker Neuson HI 770XHD GD indirect-fired heater continuously samples the air surrounding the heater for the presence of hydrocarbons. If the system detects even trace amounts of hydrocarbons such as methane, the burner is immediately shut down to avoid the possibility of igniting the combustible vapor.

Tenova Pyromet Plate Cooler design successfully installed on six-in-line furnace for Northam Platinum

Tenova Pyromet | April 22, 2014

Electric furnaces and associated plant equipment specialist, Tenova Pyromet, has successfully completed an engineering contract for the design of a complete furnace cooling system.

Satellite for Tracking West Africa’s Mining Vehicles


With little or no cellular coverage in remote regions, mining companies have limited options for tracking and monitoring their fleets of vehicles. Anu Sood, Channel Marketing Manager at SkyWave Mobile Communications, discusses how one mining company adopted satellite messaging terminals to manage their fleets and reduce ore and fuel theft.

New Intelligent Rheometer Responds Intuitively to Individual Quality Control Demands

Thermo Fisher Scientific | April 22, 2014

Breakthrough design with intuitive interface offers a new level of user confidence and ease of use

Caterpillar to sell its Rantigny plant in France

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 21, 2014
Caterpillar to sell its Rantigny plant in France

Over the past year, Caterpillar has closed or announced plans to shutter several plants in the US, Canada and Europe.

Terex® Finlay introduce new 893 Tracked Mobile Heavy Duty Screener

Terex Finlay | April 20, 2014

Terex Finlay are pleased to announce the immediate launch of the NEW 893 heavy duty screen. This product is the latest in our stable of 8-Series tracked mobile heavy duty screens. The product has been robustly tested in numerous applications throughout the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe and also the Southern Hemisphere.

China coal mine death toll rises to 21

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
China coal mine death toll rises to 21

Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in the nation, the world’s largest consumer of coal.

PICS OF THE DAY: Tipped dump trucks roundup

Michael Allan McCrae | April 19, 2014
dump truck

Unintentional wheelie stands.

VIDEO: A really big game of Jenga played with Cat machines

Michael Allan McCrae | April 18, 2014
jenga 600 2 feat

Don't topple the structure.

New Cat® D9T Dozer Delivers Enhanced Productivity, Operator Safety and Serviceability and Meets Latest Emissions Standards

Caterpillar | April 17, 2014
Cat D9T Dozer pushing dirt front view

The new dozer features a Cat C18 ACERT™ engine, which meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions standards, and delivers 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 rpm. High torque rise of 36 percent enables the dozer to power through tough material.

SRK Group Celebrates 40th Anniversary

SRK Consulting | April 17, 2014

SRK Consulting, an independent, global company providing services to the mining and water resource industries, is celebrating 40 years of business. From its small, 1974 beginnings in Johannesburg, South Africa, it has grown into an international company with more than 1,500 employees.

LA300 drone for construction / mining sector

Lehmann Aviation | April 17, 2014

LA300 is now the most easy to use and affordable aerial solution on the market, designed for construction and mining sector.

Metso rejects Weir’s $5.5 billion merger approach

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 17, 2014
Metso rejects Weir’s $5.5 billion merger approach

The combined equipment manufacturer would be listed on both the London and Helsinki Stock Exchanges.

Uranium miners dying from cancers, unexplained illnesses in Namibia

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 17, 2014
Uranium miners dying from cancers, unexplained illnesses in Namibia

Most cases coming from Rio Tinto’s Rössing mine, according to report.

One company innovation leads to dramatic change

R&D Contracting | April 16, 2014

R&D Contracting, a specialist maintenance company for the commercial and industrial sectors, has recently introduced a product by Dynarail to their list of value added services of which has already resulted in massive maintenance-cost reduction.

Goldcorp donates $300,000 to establish Professorship in Mining Engineering at Dalhousie University

Goldcorp | April 16, 2014

Demand for mineral resource engineers and skilled mining industry workers is increasing in Canada's East coast.

Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office

Altaaqa Global | April 16, 2014

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region.

Legacy Introduces Tension Fabric Buildings for Mining Operations

Legacy Building Solutions | April 16, 2014

Fabric structures feature rigid frame engineering, customized building options for portable or stationary applications.

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Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2014
Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.

ZEB1 Hand Held Laser Scanner on US Tour

3D Laser Mapping | April 15, 2014

The world’s first truly mobile, hand held, rapid laser mapping system is taking to the road with a tour of East Coast of America.

GE Technology to Help Remove Toxic Metals from Wastewater at Canadian Coal Mine

GE Technology | April 15, 2014

Anglo American Selects GE’s ABMet* Technology for Peace River Coal Trend Mine in British Columbia

Hexagon to acquire Mintec, Software Developer and Service Provider for the Mining Industry

Leica Geosystems | April 15, 2014

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, as of today entered into an agreement to acquire Mintec Inc., a resource modelling, optimisation, mine planning and scheduling software developer for the mining industry.

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