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Schramm introduces new high-tech “FURY” drilling rig series

New rigs showcase latest advances in digitization, automation, remote monitoring

Parking brakes for gold mine hoist offers rapid stopping speeds

Twiflex, a member of the Altra Industrial Motion Group, a leading global supplier of power transmission components, has provided a parking and emergency brake for use on hoists at a gold mine in Elko County, Nevada. The VCSD-VR brakes are installed on a motor pinion, operating on a 1.168 metre diameter disc to produce a total torque of 128 kNm.

A New, Cost-Efficient Compact Hybrid System for Solar–Diesel Microgrids Targets the Mining Industry

Danvest and Pon Power are launching a second-to-none, low-load Compact series for solar–diesel hybrid power plants. This Compact series offers power producers a complete, cost-effective solution that automatically integrates photovoltaic systems with diesel power.

Maintaining performance in older pumps is a balancing act

Pumping applications account for more than 20% of global electric motor energy consumption and conscientious plant owners have been trying to maximize the efficiency of this equipment for many years. This task is made more difficult for older equipment for which the full specification data is no longer available or has been reappropriated for a new task.

Claire Tuder appointed Director and Chief Executive Officer of MICROMINE

MICROMINE today announced the appointment of Ms Claire Tuder as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Ms Tuder was previously General Manager and Strategic Marketing Manager.

senseFly and Maptek sign agreement around data collection and analysis solution

Swiss professional drone maker, senseFly, has signed an agreement with Maptek, experts in precision measurement and visualisation for the mining industry, that enables Maptek to offer its customers a full, end-to-end data collection and analysis solution.

Technology leadership at the heart of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

With a proud tradition of more than 150 years of providing solutions to customers, Sandvik focuses on products and services that help mines to further improve their safety and productivity - the emphasis being on total cost of ownership, scalable automation packages, availability of service and parts and inherent product safety.

Sandvik sets the bar with first battery-trammed mining jumbo

The all-new battery-trammed Sandvik DD422iE mining jumbo launched at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016 delivers productivity, accuracy and reliability, reducing operating costs while also improving environment, health and safety.

US miner goes after rare earths in the Cook Islands

Texas-based Ocean Minerals says the area is also rich in scandium, a key ingredient for making an extremely light, strong, corrosion resistant, heat tolerant and weldable alloy.

Komatsu develops innovative autonomous haulage vehicle and will unveil it at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016

Komatsu Ltd. is going to unveil an "Innovative Autonomous Haulage Vehicle" featuring a cabless structure at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016 in Las Vegas, U.S.A. from September 26 through 28 this year.

Sandvik 365 – services designed to optimize productivity throughout the crushing circuit lifecycle

To meet the challenges of the mining industry, customers need equipment that operates efficiently and reliably — and without any extra effort on their part. Sandvik 365 Services help our customers to focus on production, while we concentrate on maintaining their equipment.

Sandvik AutoMine Surface Drilling field-proven on Sandvik DR461i

Sandvik continues to move forward with its advanced automation offerings. The latest addition to the automation family is Sandvik AutoMine Surface Drilling for rotary drill rigs, with the release of the trailer-mounted tele-remote station for operation of a Sandvik DR461i rotary blast hole drill.

Maptek recognises customers in Hall of Fame awards at MINExpo 2016

Five customers were inducted into the Maptek Hall of Fame today. The award recognises outstanding dedication to Maptek and contribution to improving our products.

Siemens Introduces Electro Mobility Solutions for Underground Mining

New drive technology for hybrid (diesel/electric) UG vehicles

Shining a spotlight on mining

Three years ago the mining industry was firmly on the up, with record highs of capital investment.

Sandvik launches new lip system for underground loaders

Sandvik is launching MAKO, its new lip system engineered and manufactured to meet the demands of high-abrasion underground hard rock mining.

Sandvik enables automation that mines are ready for

The first Sandvik AutoMine Loading installations were delivered more than 10 years ago and the automation system continues its success story today. More and more mines globally are discovering how Sandvik AutoMine can improve their operations.

Toyo Pumps North America: History is being made at 2016 MINExpo International

Toyo Pumps North America, world leader in slurry pumping solutions, chose MINExpo 2016 for the worldwide launch event of a new, revolutionary product that promises to have a significant impact on the mining industry: the HNS series of submersible pumps.

Dana Launches Spicer® Smart Suite™ Package for Mining Industry

Connected-Vehicle Technology Delivers Predictive Maintenance to Improve Safety, Reliability

Dana Bolsters Efficient Drivetrain Solutions for Load Haul Dumpers, Underground Mining Trucks

Robust New Systems Improve Performance, Durability, Safety

FLSmidth and Chinese mining equipment supplier sign joint venture agreement

FLSmidth enters into a joint venture with the NHI Group, one of China's leading heavy machinery manufacturers.

MICROMINE showcases its mining solutions at MINExpo 2016

MICROMINE will preview to Geobank 2017, the latest versions of our leading data management solution, along with Micromine 2016 which was released in May of this year and Pitram, the world’s leading underground fleet management and mine control solution. The MICROMINE team is located at Booth 1079.

Bergstrom introduces two new heavy-duty air conditioning systems designed for the mining industry at MINExpo 2016

Mining professionals from around the world attending MINExpo International® in Las Vegas will get their first look at two new HVAC systems from Bergstrom that are designed for the mining industry.

Hitachi Construction Machinery introduces Aerial Angle peripheral vision display system with object detect assist technology at MINExpo

Hitachi Construction Machinery introduced a peripheral vision display system with object detection technology called Aerial Angle® at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® in Las Vegas today. The technology enhances the visibility for operators of mining equipment by alerting them to obstacles when driving, stopping or starting their dump trucks.

Metso introduces integrated approach for in-the-pit operations

Today, mines are continuously being challenged to rethink how to shape their operations to be more sustainable and profitable. Metso's comprehensive in-the-pit solutions (ITPS) trim the operations by optimizing the entire process - from design to selection of machinery and to production. This results in a savings of water and energy, and a cost reduction of up to 35%.