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New Verderflex Dura 55 Industrial hose pump for medium flow applications

Verderflex | September 1, 2014

Following the highly successful, class leading Verderflex Dura 45 hose pump, Verderflex are proud to announce an expansion to the range, the Verderflex Dura 55. This innovative, superbly engineered pump is designed to deliver over 20% more flow, increasing the Dura Hose pump family’s flow range.

Accella Performance Materials Announces Acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH

Accella Performance Materials | September 2, 2014

Accella Performance Materials, Inc., a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes, plastisols and recycled rubber products, today announced the acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH (“Zeus”), a leading manufacturer of tyre fill systems and flatproofing solutions for heavy duty industrial and “off the road” vehicles.

DMT renames subsidiaries

DMT GmbH & Co. KG | September 1, 2014

From 1st September 2014 IMC Group Consulting Ltd. (IMC GCL), the British subsidiary of DMT, will trade under the name “DMT Consulting Ltd”. Likewise as of 01.09.2014 the Essen based subsidiary IMC Montan Consulting GmbH will be renamed "DMT Consulting GmbH". Together with other companies in the DMT group, including their Indian sister "DMT Consulting Private Limited" which changed its name from IMC-SRG Consulting Private Limited at the end of July, they form DMT's "International Mining Consulting" division.

Call & Nicholas Instruments Announces Reutech Mining Will Be Authorized Distributor of SlideMinder

Call & Nicholas Inc. (CNI) | September 1, 2014

SlideMinder slope monitoring system will be on display at Reutech’s booth at Electra Mining Africa.

IMAGE GALLERY: Trucks in trouble

Michael Allan McCrae | August 31, 2014
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The loads are heavy.

The ultimate fire suppression system control and performance

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems | August 29, 2014

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems are designed and purpose-built to protect heavy off-road equipment from the threat of fire.

Coal shortage cripples half of India’s power plants

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 29, 2014
Coal shortage cripples half of India’s power plants

They barely have enough to last a week, the lowest level since one of the world's worst blackouts hit the country in 2012.

Building to another level

Legacy Building Solutions | August 28, 2014

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, as it’s commonly known, is a big buzzword within oil and gas production in the U.S. and Canada today. As this drilling technique continues to expand, the demand on material producers to deliver frac sand to aid in the fracturing process has naturally grown along with it.

IWC exhibiting amongst industry heavyweights at Electra Mining Africa 20145

IWC | August 28, 2014

IWC, Africa’s leaders in industrial water cooling solutions, will join the continent’s heavyweights in mining, industrial, construction, engineering and related industries at the Electra Mining Africa 2014 exhibition, taking place from 15 – 19 September 2014 at the Expo Centre Johannesburg.

This extremely rare $25.6 million blue diamond may reveal Earth’s origins

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 28, 2014
This extremely rare $25.6 million blue diamond may reveal Earth’s origins

The “Blue Moon" will go on public display in three weeks' time in Los Angeles, California.

Farmers in Central America generate energy from coffee wastewater

UTZ Certified | August 27, 2014
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UTZ Certified publishes the results of a four-year project on coffee wastewater treatment.

Tenova Pyromet: conserving our heritage for generations to come

Tenova Pyromet | August 27, 2014
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To date this year, Tenova Pyromet, part of the global total technology solutions provider, Tenova Mining & Minerals, has presented beaded, wire rhinoceroses to clients hailing from Finland, Korea and Kazakhstan amongst others, with the clients expressing their support for the message of conservation carried by the gift.

Top honours for Sibanye Gold at MineSafe 2014

Sibanye Gold Limited | August 26, 2014

Sibanye Gold proved its mettle in safety by scooping all the significant achievement awards for gold, at the SAIMM MineSafe 2014 Conference held on 22 August, at Emperor`s Palace in Boksburg.

Persistence pays off for first female dragline trainee operator

BHP Billiton | August 26, 2014

Marianne Finch may only be a rookie at the controls of Dragline 13 but as Saraji’s first female Dragline Trainee, she has a strong message for her female colleagues in the mining industry: “Don’t take no for an answer”.

SNC-Lavalin-McConnell Dowell joint venture wins contract for Rolleston 5th coal valve project

SNC Lavalin | August 25, 2014

NC-Lavalin Australia Pty Ltd., in joint venture with McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd., has been awarded a project by Rolleston Coal to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the Rolleston 5th Coal Valve Project located in the Bowen Basin, 275 kilometres west of Gladstone, Australia.

New $15bn coal mine in Australia to hire over 5,000 workers

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2014
New $15bn coal mine in Australia to hire over 5,000 workers

And that's only during the construction phase.

Reliability & Innovation – crucial in High Pressure Pump Design

RMI Pressure Systems | August 22, 2014

The use of high pressure pumps, up to 1,000 bar, is widely seen in a variety of industries, including mining, steel production and oil & gas, each of which presents its own set of challenges. In industries such as these, where production losses during unplanned downtime can be astronomical, reliability is crucial. OE manufacturer innovation is therefore essential in order to reduce costs associated with maintenance and operation. Lee Derbyshire, Engineering Manager at RMI Pressure Systems, offers an insight into the design of the latest Quinmax S500 pumping system.

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

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