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Ex-Massey Energy CEO and ex-con Blankenship running for US Senate

Blankenship kicked off his campaign Thursday night with a town hall meeting for voters in which he vowed to support President Donald Trump’s pro-coal stance with actions.

SKF quality and service value proposition improves delivery time of large size roller bearings

A long-standing SKF customer in the cement and concrete industry contacted SKF for a solution when a routine maintenance check determined that the bearings on one of their vertical roller mills needed replacement.

Sealed mini fuse holder helps design engineers add accessible circuit protection in on- and off-road vehicle applications

TE Connectivity’s latest offering part of broad portfolio of rugged connectivity products designed for harsh environments

Sepro Wireless IO control system installed and commissioned in N.S.W. Australia

The Falcon SB1350B-SE Gravity Concentrator was installed and retrofitted with a Sepro wireless Input/Output (IO) control system at a gold project in New South Wales, Australia.

TransCanada gets enough commercial support to go ahead with Keystone XL

Company said having route approval in Nebraska and the necessary commercial support for the pipeline brings it closer to a final investment decision.

thyssenkrupp closes the loop in Africa’s sugar industry

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa combines local knowledge with global expertise to bring turnkey technology and equipment solutions that will promote the sustainability and profitability of the sugar industry in the Sub Sahara African region. The company offers market, feasibility and engineering studies as well as complete EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction).

Condor Gold hopes to soon kick off construction at Nicaragua project

To date, the company has invested $45 million in Nicaragua, completed over 70,000 meters of drilling on its flagship La India asset, and produced two PEAs and a PFS.

Lucapa finds monster diamonds at Lulo, including largest coloured one

The Australian miner has also unearthed the tenth +100 carat stone recovered from Lulo since mining operations began two years ago.

De Beers readies technology aimed at eliminating ‘conflict diamonds’

Firm is developing open platform that traces diamonds from mine to buyer.

Atlas Copco to divest concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group

The planned divestment will enable Atlas Copco’s Power Technique business area to intensify focus on its core technologies of air, power and flow.

Rogue small quarries must shape up or be shut

The quarry industry and its health and safety organisation want a tougher approach taken this year to small quarries that continue to flout health and safety regulations.

Gem Diamonds shares on fire as miner finds 910-carat rock

Massive find is believed to be the fifth biggest gem-quality diamond ever found

Introducing Calciclean C234 to the mining world

A revolutionary new chemical product in mining heat exchange processes

Tenova TAKRAF defines the new generation of extreme class crushers

Tenova TAKRAF has recently developed a symbiotic niche in the oil sands industry.

Planetary Resources a step closer to mining asteroids with spacecraft launch

Data obtained from the Arkyd-6 will be use in the development of the Arkyd-301, Planetary Resources next spacecraft platform and the beginning of its space resource exploration program.

Alrosa buys stake in Angola's largest diamond deposit for $70 million

Deal provides the diamond giant with access to a production base outside Russia.

Atlas Copco to acquire South African exploration manufacturing business

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has agreed to acquire the assets of Renegade Drilling Supplies Proprietary Ltd., a South African manufacturer and distributor of drilling consumables for mining exploration.

Successful reopening OBO Tyres factory & start of Magna Tyres production in the Netherlands

The start of the production of Magna Tyres at the OBO Tyres factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, was announced during the “Grand Reopening” event hosted the 11th of January by OBO Tyres.

Rio Tinto pulls offer for stake in world’s largest lithium miner

Decision doesn’t mean the miner has abandoned plans to capitalize on the electric-car boom, sources familiar with the matter say.

Alrosa 2017 sales fall to $4.3bn on lower average price for rough diamonds

Russian miner said the price decline for rough diamonds was due to the changed sales assortment resulting from an increased demand for small-sized rough rocks from India.

Atlas Copco Industrial Technique’s accredited Torque Laboratory talks the Torque

Atlas Copco Industrial Technique is pleased to announce the recent extension of its SANAS accredited Torque Laboratory’s scope and capabilities.

MICROMINE to preview latest software solutions at Mining Indaba 2018

11th of January 2018: Leading mining-software solutions provider MICROMINE will preview its latest major product releases, Geobank 2018 and Micromine 2018, at Mining Indaba 2018, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 5 to 8 February.

Bacanora seeks expansion of German lithium project with newly acquired exploration licence

The Falkenhain deposit, in the German state of Saxony, is located about 5 km from another Bacanora asset in Germany — the 50%-owned Zinnwald lithium project.

These five technologies will shake up the mining industry in 2018

In the last few years of companies being forced into more cost-saving and efficiency measures have naturally bred innovation.

Vale closes sale of fertilizer business to Mosaic for $1.4 billion

Brazilian mining giant is retaining control of the TIPLAM port terminal, which was originally included in the deal.