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ING Robotic Aviation partners with Ottawa Aviation Services to offer Professional UAV Operator’s Course

ING Robotic Aviation | May 22, 2015

This course combines the rigour of an accomplished flight training school with that of a highly experienced UAV operator. The first (7 day) course will take place in Ottawa starting 8 June 2015.

Polydeck Screen Corporation Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management Systems

Polydeck Screen Corporation, a leading manufacturer of screen media solutions for the aggregate, coal and mining industries, announces the award of ISO 9001:2008 certification for Quality Management Systems throughout its North American operations.

Maptek scheduler streamlines project management

Maptek | May 22, 2015

Maximise mines’ distribution efficiency and productivity through the new Maptek Vulcan Gantt Scheduler.

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Create Haul Road Optimisation Alliance

Proof Engineers | May 22, 2015

The Haul Road Optimisation Alliance provide complete haul road management including site assessment, design, construction, road surface friction assessment and profiling, automated water truck spray systems, remotely monitored water assets, dust suppression and road stabilisation, real time haul road dust and condition monitoring, and specialised training.

US Congress passes bill on space mining

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 22, 2015
US Congress passes bill on space mining

Welcome to the future.

Can the mining industry diversify itself?

The mining industry is said to be one of the worst performers in matters of gender diversity. In fact, women represent only 16% of the workforce in the mining sector.

Metso places mining division in back burner as sales remain poor

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 22, 2015
Metso places mining division in back burner as sales remain poor

Metso and its peers in a Nordic cluster of mining gear suppliers, including Atlas Corp., Sandvik and FLSmidth have been squeezed by spending cuts among miners in the last three years.

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Struggling Argentina expects US$14 billion in mining exports

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 21, 2015
Struggling Argentina expects US$14 billion in mining exports

The return to higher exports would be driven in part by at least 16 major projects likely to go into production within five years.

Altaaqa Global Installs Gas Power Plants in 21 Days in Cameroon

Altaaqa Global | May 21, 2015

Completed in only 21 days, the temporary gas power plants, with a combined capacity of 50 MW, provide the country with a new reliable and sustainable source of power

World Bank, IMF, UNDP and Diplomatic Reps Tour Sicomines Project to Observe Progress of the DRC’s First Infrastructure-For-Minerals Partnership Mines


Facilities scheduled to start production in the fall of 2015; seen as model for future foreign investment and development projects

Stieber backstop used for controlled back running of inclined conveyors

Stieber GmbH | May 21, 2015

In established industries there are tried and trusted solutions for most engineering requirements; however, sometimes we must look beyond the ‘standard’ to find new improvements.

Digging deep to unearth success in mining ventures


Researchers from QUT's Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE) investigated more than 1000 joint ventures in the Australian mining industry to uncover why some succeed and others fail.

Wearable Technology and Real-Time Analytics to Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents

BridgeCrest Medical | May 21, 2015

BRIDGECREST MEDICAL, INC. is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: “How Wearables and Real-Time Data Can Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents.”

This is what the CAT 336F L XE hybrid excavator looks like Editor | May 21, 2015
This is what the CAT 336F L XE hybrid excavator looks like

It has a “smart” pump, boom works faster, and burns less fuel.

Juniper Systems to Carry Cedar Tree Android® Rugged Handhelds

Juniper Systems | May 20, 2015

Juniper Systems recently announced the merger of its subsidiary company, Cedar Tree Technologies, into Juniper Systems.

Gabon mining sector project awarded to GAF

GAF AG | May 20, 2015

GAF AG, Germany and its partner Sofreco, France, are pleased to announce the awarding of the “Renforcement des Capacités de l’ Administration des Mines" contract and the initiation of activities in Gabon.

Columbus McKinnon Introduces New Yalelift 360 ATEX Hoist for Harsh Environments


Built for use in explosive atmospheres and features unique 360-degree rotating hand chain cover

PotashCorp invests in technology for Aboriginal education


More than 200 local Aboriginal students started the school week off with a special boost thanks to new educational technology donated by PotashCorp and One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada.

BHP to pay $25 million in 2008 Beijing Olympics bribery probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 20, 2015
BHP to pay $25 million in 2008 Beijing Olympics bribery probe

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission concluded BHP did violate a U.S. anti-corruption law by paying for officials and their families to attend the Games.

EU lawmakers surprise with vote on ‘blood metals’ ban

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 20, 2015
EU lawmakers surprise with vote on ‘blood metals’ ban

The main objective of the legislation is to ensure that profits from those so-called “blood metals” — tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold — do not go to African warlords.

WHAT’S ON – CSMI May Short Courses

Sustainable Development in Mining and Industry (NQF Level 9)

Rights and responsibilities of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

ALCO-Safe | May 19, 2015

People are the most important asset of any organisation, and all employees are entitled to the highest consideration for their safety while in the workplace.

Mining expertise will enhance environmental audits – SRK

SRK Consulting | May 19, 2015

Its depth of in-house expertise in both environmental and mining disciplines allows SRK Consulting (SA) to deliver optimal value when auditing mining clients’ compliance with their Environmental Management Programme Reports (EMPRs) and Environmental Authorisations.

K+S on track to begin producing potash from Legacy mine next year

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 19, 2015
KplusS Potash 400 333

Legacy will be the first new potash mine built in Canada's Saskatchewan in the last 40 years. Adds Big Data Management Systems Category | May 19, 2015 is the independent geomatic and hydrographic product comparison website featuring detailed spec-based comparisons and user reviews for more than 850 products in 34 product categories.

Mining companies could shift market share away from OEMs if product quality is compromised

Timetric | May 19, 2015

As mining companies reinforce their push to minimise costs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are at risk of losing market share if their product quality, after sales services and inventories, is not improved.

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