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Kies-und Quetschwerk Oberbrunn GmbH doubles sand production thanks to CDE wet processing plant

Located in Gauting, near Munich in Germany, sand and aggregates producer Kies- und Quetschwerk Oberbrunn GmbH is reaping the benefits of their new CDE EvoWash wet processing plant after doubling their concrete sand production.

LOESCHE involved in the construction of the new cement plant in the Turkish Soma region with four vertical roller mills

LOESCHE is contributing four of its highly-modern vertical roller mills to the new cement plant of the German technology firm AUNDE in the Turkish region of Soma.

Without new thinking on energy, DRC mining growth will struggle to realise its full potential

The Democratic Republic of Congo's economic fortunes are inextricably linked to its mining sector. According to recent reports, mining currently accounts for 80% of the country's export revenue.

Sunflowers, smiles and safety shoes

Sisi campaign showcases and celebrates the hard-working women of South Africa

What’s next for gold?

That’s the question a diverse group of miners and experts will seek to address at the upcoming International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC), to be held from 30 October to 2 November at Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Four new distribution agreements strengthen Metso's local presence in India's flow control markets

Metso strengthens its presence in India with the signing of four non-exclusive distribution agreements for its valve products.

Siemens exhibits digitalization and engineering efficiency at Husum Wind 2017

New wind converter portfolio, specifically for wind turbines up to ten megawatts

Chile rejects divisive $2.5 billion Dominga copper-iron ore project

A committee of six ministers pointed to numerous flaws with the project, including severe impact to a Humboldt penguin reserve.

More than 200 workers to go at Sandvik Materials Technology unit

Measure is part of a broader plan to restore profitability at the division, which saw adjusted operating profit fell by 37% in the second quarter of this year.

Cat introduces new electric drive wheel loader

This new large wheel loader joins the industry leader 988K and the recently launched 986K wheel loaders.

Metso searches for top execs, as it splits minerals services business

The division will be divided into two separate units beginning 2018 — Minerals Services and Minerals Consumables.

De Beers partners with Stanford Graduate School of Business to empower youth and entrepreneurs in southern Africa

De Beers Group today announced a US$3 million investment in a three-year partnership with Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) to empower young, aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.

Rio-Carb repositions itself as a total wear-solutions provider

Rio-Carb of Alrode, Johannesburg is repositioning itself as a total solutions provider, based on promoting Chromium Carbide as providing the lowest total cost of ownership for complete wear solutions in the mining industry.

Onerous procurement requirements of S. Africa’s 2017 Mining Charter to hit suppliers

While suppliers are not required to comply with the 2017 Charter, the procurement targets for Holders indirectly require them to meet such targets to remain competitive.

Gem Diamonds mulls sale of halted Botswana mine as half-year revenue falls

The miner said it remains cautious about the state of the global market for both rough and polished diamonds, noting that financing challenges persist.

BHP commits $2.5bn to extend life of Spence copper mine in Chile

Project will extend the life of its Spence copper mine in Chile by over 50 years, at a time when copper prices have reach their highest levels since late 2014.

Gold rush in Nicaragua — production doubles in little over 10 years

Last year, the nation produced over 267,000 ounces of gold, significantly more than the 109,200 ounces it generated in 2006.

Blasters realising value of longer delays allowed by EDDs

The revolutionary transition from non-electric to electronic delay detonators (EDDs) in the field of blasting has brought many benefits to mining productivity, but there are still plenty of advantages to be gained by blast pioneers who are prepared to think ‘outside the box’.

RST launches new dust binder and road stabilising agent

DBS10, a natural polymer providing long lasting dust suppression and excellent road stabilisation has been developed and launched by leading Australian dust management company Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST).

PacStar 500-Series Ultra Rugged Communications Modules bring new levels of toughness to the networks’ edge

Featuring rugged, waterproof construction and corrosion-proof M12 Ethernet connectors, the new PacStar 500-Series is designed to deliver high-performance through rain or shine

EXAIR's threaded line vac makes it easy to convert standard pipe into a powerful, high volume conveyor

The Threaded Line Vac is designed to attach to standard plumbing pipe couplers.

EPA to scrap Obama-era rule limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants

The move comes only five months after President Donald Trump signed an executive order undoing the previous Administration’s Clean Power Plan.

Call for mining industry to update its refrigerant systems

While the bulk of the mining industry uses HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) in their refrigerant systems, these are on the cards to be phased-out in accordance with the Montreal Protocol and Kigali Agreement to significantly phase-out ozone-depleting substances.

UK lithium start-up gets $1.3 million to build new mine in Cornwall

Claims that Cornwall is sitting on a multibillion-dollar lithium bonanza will soon be tested as newcomer Cornish Lithium has now enough money to start exploring the region.

Alrosa to keep 2017 output target unchanged despite Mir accident

The world’s top diamond producer by output in carats still expects to produce about 39 million carats this year.