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De Beers making it harder for diamond dealers to join supply chain

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 30, 2015
De Beers making it harder for diamond dealers to join supply chain

The move seeks to direct gems to the most financially sound purchasers and make the business more transparent.

BHP wants strikes to be ‘last resource’ for workers

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 30, 2015
BHP wants strikes to be ‘last resource’ for workers

The mining giant has also asked for local laws to be flexible enough to keep pace with other countries.

The Magnus Digital from Sahajanand Technologies, Pvt. Ltd., Surat, India has been awarded the Innovators Award (Silver Level) in Vision System Design-2015 Innovators Awards

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Vision System Design awards jury had chosen Sahajanand Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Surat’s flagship product “The Magnus Digital” (Diamond Panning and Measurement System) for their Silver Level Innovators Award.

Atlas Copco launched new version of intelligent compaction system during World of Asphalt

Atlas Copco | March 27, 2015
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The new Atlas Copco intelligent compaction system is available on CC2200 through CC6200 asphalt rollers. It simplifies compaction by using the program’s real time data to alert the operator when the required material stiffness is reached.

TACInsight Uses New Bluetooth Beacon Technology to Solve Load Problems, Reduce Costs for Transportation & Operations

TACInsight | March 26, 2015
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Consulting Firm First to Connect Trucks, Beacons and Smart Phones for Improved Operations

Striker Join Forces with Hero Condoms

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | March 26, 2015
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Purchasing spare parts with Striker can help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Metso to provide expanded service levels by opening new service center in Querétaro, Mexico

Metso | March 26, 2015
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Metso is opening a new valve and field device service center in Querétaro, Mexico. The new service center offers the latest technology and know-how to carry out high-quality maintenance and repair work on Metso and third-party devices, such as valves, actuators and pumps. The service center's primary customer base consists of customers in the oil and gas, pulp and paper, and mining industries.

Domes of the Middle East

Geometrica | March 26, 2015
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Photography and projects in the UAE, Turkey and Qatar

PhotoSat verifies accuracy of DigitalGlobe's 30 cm WorldView-3 satellite elevation data to within 15 cm

PhotoSat | March 25, 2015
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Engineers to benefit from high quality elevation products.

Donaldson Blue Fuel Filters are Now Available for Cummins ISX Engines

Donaldson Company, Inc. | March 25, 2015
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Manufactured using revolutionary Synteq XP™ nanofiber media technology, Donaldson Blue™ filters deliver the cleanest fuel to fuel systems and injectors.

This Easter bunny has diamond eyes. Oh, yes, and it costs $49K

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 25, 2015
This Easter bunny has diamond eyes. Oh, yes, and it costs $49K

It took a world-renowned master chocolatier, cocoa from Tanzania, two solitaire diamonds and some gold to create this extravagant and expensive chocolate Easter bunny.

Oldham, Wireless gas detection solutions

Oldham SAS | March 24, 2015
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After introducing the wireless BM 25 work site system, Oldham is expanding its product range and today introduces the new MX 40 gas detection controller.

ExxonMobil highlights benefits of proper machine lubrication at Mining Summit Africa

ExxonMobil | March 24, 2015
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Advanced lubricants have potential to extend equipment life, reduce costs and increase safety

Second Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System Goes To Thin-Seam Anthracite Mine

Caterpillar | March 24, 2015
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The German Ibbenbüren mine is adding a second Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System to recover its thin seam of anthracite coal—averaging only 1.04 meters thick. RAG Anthrazit Ibbenbüren GmbH placed the order for a second system based on the productive performance of the first Cat GH800B system.

AVEVA Diagrams collaboration capabilities set to drive productivity results

AVEVA | March 24, 2015

AVEVA’s latest software release builds on existing collaboration capabilities

Here is what it looks like when mining trucks drive across frozen lakes

NASA Earth Observatory | March 24, 2015
Here is what it looks like when mining trucks drive across frozen lakes

In the farthest reaches of northwestern Canada, there are few people and fewer roads. When winter comes, fuel, explosives, and heavy equipment move north in an unusual way: via trucks driving on frozen lakes.

Atlas Copco exhibited new Tier 4 Final XAS 185 portable compressor at The Rental Show

Atlas Copco | March 23, 2015
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The new Atlas Copco XAS 185 portable compressor gives contractors a reliable source of compressed air for a variety of jobs, including operating pneumatic tools and sandblasting.

Scientists claim gold in human excrement is worth millions

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 23, 2015
Scientists claim gold in human excrement is worth millions

They have given the expression "where there's muck there's brass" a whole new meaning.

Impact Energy from Voltex at Power & Electricity World 2015

Voltex | March 23, 2015

Power and Electricity World 2015 hosts the continents foremost solution providers and is attended by leading energy authorities and international experts, attracting over 5000 attendees. This year Power and Electricity World takes place on 24 – 25 March at the Sandton Convention Centre where Voltex will exhibit its range of energy efficient products and new technologies.

Shaft mounted gearbox range is available off the shelf from UK manufacturer

Renold Gears | March 23, 2015
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Renold Gears' standard range of SMX heavy-duty, shaft mounted gearboxes is now available off the shelf for immediate delivery as part of the company's Rapid Response gearbox delivery service.

Honeywell lockout at Illinois uranium plant coming to an end

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 23, 2015
Honeywell lockout at Illinois uranium plant coming to an end

The seven-month work stoppage as crippled the U.S. only facility that converts uranium oxide into hexafluoride, used as fuel in nuclear power plants.

Atlas Copco LT rammer receives renowned iF design award

Atlas Copco | March 20, 2015
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The LT6005 rammer series are slimmer than previous models for easy handling and enhanced visibility.

Mexico’s New Energy Projects Aim to Draw Foreign Investment: Bentek Energy

Platts | March 20, 2015

Gulf of Mexico Reserves Open to Private Exploration & Production for First Time Since 1938

3 certifications at one go NETZSCH Pumps & Systems does the triple

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The NETZSCH Pumps & Systems GmbH in Waldkraiburg were granted the three certificates in accordance with OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 by the SGS International Certification Services beginning of March this year.

Obama unveils long-awaited fracking rules

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 20, 2015
Obama to announce long-awaited fracking rules

The updated regulations, in the works since 2012, set standards for wells and disposal of wastewater. They also require disclosure of chemicals used.

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