The touted expansion of the world's largest underground copper mine is two to three years behind schedule and will require $2 billion more than initially planned, said the company.
IronPlanet and Cat Auction Services will provide buyers and sellers of used heavy construction equipment a unique auction experience, backed by technology, services and equipment expertise unmatched in the industry
PROMETIA brings together diverse players from industry, SMEs, research organisations and academia involved in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy for clean and affordable mining and recycling of raw materials within a single, coherent body of competence and knowledge.
The investigative reporting piece exposed extremely poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China and Indonesia.
The German equipment manufacturer expects it to drop by at least 4.5% this year, about $317 million less than in 2013.
ARANZ Geo, a world leader in the visualisation and interpretation of geological sciences for the mining, hydrogeology and geothermal industries, is now offering consultants highly flexible on-demand licenses for its Leapfrog® 3D geological modelling software.
Dr Russ Morrison, a founding member of BMT WBM, has been recognised for his long, distinguished and innovative engineering career by the Senate of the University of Queensland who bestowed on him a Doctor of Engineering honoris causa.
Atlas Copco has announced the launch of a new mobile rig for boring “opening holes”—raiseboring, boxhole boring and downreaming. Named “Easer,” the rig can boxhole bore and downream to 29 inches in diameter, as well as perform conventional raiseboring to 47 inches in diameter.
Unearthed at Alrosa's Udachnaya diamond mine, it was later donated for study as the diamonds it contained were pretty much worthless as gems.
The Panama Diamond Exchange and CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, have agreed to join forces in providing educational programs for the gemstone and jewelry sectors in Latin America, instilling the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility.
One of the fastest 30-seat aircraft available for charter out of Adelaide has been introduced to the fleet of SA premier air charter specialist, Air South, in a move adding significant capacity to Australia’s regional aviation routes and boosting South Australian employment numbers in the sector.
Investment plans in the African mining industry point to improving safety first, as well as increasing productivity.
From January 1st 2015 the latest efficiency regulations for electric motors come into force in Europe whereby any new installation using a motor between 7.5 kW and 375 kW must use either an IE3 rated motor or an IE2 motor installed with a variable frequency drive (VFD). Aimed at improving the overall efficiency of the installed equipment across Europe, the regulation is supported by a new standard, EN50598, which benchmarks the efficiency ratings of electric motor drives.
In a first phase the miner plans to target high-grade diamond ore bodies, meeting a target of 14,000 bank cubic metres (bcm) per month.
New forecast shows safety & security remains in the spotlight
Atlas Copco announced today that Holland Pump, West Palm Beach, Florida, now carries its line of WEDA electric submersible pumps in its southeastern U.S. stores. Holland Pump also carries Atlas Copco generators and light towers.
The Milwaukee-based equipment maker warns weak commodity prices and falling industry investment in new machinery will live on.
Metso's Neles® Globe Valve Technology Center in South Korea is ready for global deliveries. The new facility with its modern processes ensures high-capacity and high-quality production and delivery of globe valves for oil and gas and power customers locally and globally. The plant is located in Chungju city, about 120 km southeast of Seoul.
Whether you need long lifts, special control options or features for hazardous environments, the Yale® Global King™ and Shaw-Box® World Series™ wire rope hoists can be configured to meet your unique needs.
There are few industries as potentially dangerous as underground mining where safety systems must be built and maintained to the highest standards. Market pressures demand that the productivity and efficiency of mines continue to increase, which puts increasing pressures on technology to improve safety equipment.
Customers, partners and the global brand network of Hexagon will all come together to shape the way we work and live. This premiere conference highlights the latest trends in information, measurement and visualization technologies fostering discussion, ideas and solutions toward creating a better and smarter world.
This article is the second instalment of a five-part series exploring critical environmental, social and governance performance issues for the metals and mining industry.
Zebra mussels reproduce quickly and can disrupt the food chain, clog water pipes and create algae.
Environmental impact remains a challenge for diamond industry; grown diamonds represent a long term solution
Julian Malnic, the founder of world's first deep-sea miner Nautilus Minerals has joined the board of Deep Space Industries.
Group delivers message to the province’s environmental protection watchdog on final day of hearings into uranium extraction and exploration.
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