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CSMI short courses coming up

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The Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI) will once again be offering a range of insightful short courses from August – November 2015. Aimed at adding value to mining companies, government regulators and non-governmental organisations, the high-impact, practical nature of the courses also assists develop participants’ careers.

NORD Screw Conveyor Drive: A Compact, Reliable and Cost Effective Solution

NORD Gear Corporation USA | July 31, 2015
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Closely stepped speed reduction ratios combined with a directly coupled gearmotor or NEMA C-face input design eliminates the need for top motor mounts, pulleys, belts or guards.

Metso recognized as a best supplier of the mining industry in Chile for the fourth consecutive year

Metso | July 30, 2015
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Metso was ranked first place in the Mining Industry's Best Performance Supplier of the Minerals Processing segment and third place in the Best Overall Performance Supplier of Mining.

SRK Consulting (SA) – New head for SRK in Africa

SRK Consulting | July 30, 2015
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SRK Consulting (SA), the Africa arm of the global consulting engineering firm, has appointed principal scientist Vis Reddy as managing director, based in the Johannesburg office.

NCPA publishes U.S. map of successful anti-fracking campaigns

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Research shows campaigns to ban fracking are widespread.

Codelco resumes operations at Chuquicamata amid fresh road blockages

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2015
Codelco resumes operations at Chuquicamata amid fresh road blockages

A group of demonstrators, however, continued to block some access roads on Thursday morning, attempting to seize a bus that was heading to the nearby Gabriela Mistral mine.

Privacy implications of the extractive sector transparency measures act

Dentons Canada LLP | July 30, 2015

Analysing the privacy impact of legislation, and the legitimacy of that impact, requires first to focus on the objective and scope of that legislation.

Atlas Copco launches upgraded trowels; BG245 and BG375

Atlas Copco | July 29, 2015
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Atlas Copco’s new BG245 and BG375 walk-behind trowels excel at finishing concrete in limited-access worksites, and close to walls due to their compact bodies and light weight. The upgraded trowels feature an adjustable clutch to enhance versatility; a maintenance stand to make servicing easy; and a centrifugal clutch for safe operations.

Forward thinking CITIC HIC sponsors CEEC: the efficient mineral processing champions

CEEC International Ltd. | July 29, 2015

CITIC HIC commenced business in 1958. After more than 50 years of evolution and development, it has become a significant global supplier of mining, cement and metallurgical equipment.

Atlas Copco named top industrial company in 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings

Atlas Copco | July 29, 2015
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Atlas Copco, world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, was listed as the top industrial company in this year’s Newsweek Green Rankings. The rankings look at corporate sustainability and environmental impact.

CMC acquires Maptek Sentry for survey and monitoring at Portia Gold Mine

Maptek | July 29, 2015
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The Sentry solution is an active monitoring system for tracking movement and notifying stakeholders about potentially unsafe areas of an open pit operation.

Nautilus Minerals: Vessel dewatering plant detailed design contract awarded

Nautilus Minerals Inc. | July 29, 2015
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Nautilus Minerals Inc. announces that contract for the detailed design of the Solwara 1 dewatering plant to be used on the Company’s Production Support Vessel has been awarded to the Brisbane office of the DRA Group.

About 30,000 fresh job cuts, more mine closures expected in Australia

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2015
About 30,000 fresh job cuts, more mine closures expected in Australia

A fresh survey of mining industry leaders is predicting more mine closures and job cuts as the prices of commodities like iron ore and coal decline.

Miners in Asia and Africa more likely to switch to different OEM within next five years

Timetric | July 29, 2015
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Whilst miners are relatively loyal in Australia and North America to their current Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMS), over half of those in Asia are likely to seek out a new supplier within the next five years, a new report shows.

Diver finds $1 million in 300-year-old gold coins off Florida coast

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2015
Diver finds $1 million in 300-year-old gold coins off Florida coast

A member of a Florida family hit the jackpot when he found $1 million-worth of gold artifacts, including a royal coin from the Spanish king, recovered from a ship that sank off the Florida coast 300 years ago.

Maximiliano Aqueveque, Industry Segment VP Mining & Minerals in Quant: “We have the Human Capital to develop the full potential of maintenance for our mining customers”

Quant | July 28, 2015
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With 25 years of experience, in a wide variety of market segments, the industrial maintenance company Quant (former ABB Full Service) is targeted to develop mining area in which is strongly participating mainly in South America and particularly in Chile.

Joburg Indaba 2015 set to change the 100+ year old mining industry narrative

Joburg Indaba | July 28, 2015

Outcomes from the 2015 Joburg Indaba will paint a picture of how the future mining industry will be defined and what stakeholders are prepared to action.

$60 billion in oil sands projects frozen due to crude prices collapse — report

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 27, 2015
$60 billion in oil sands projects frozen due to crude prices collapse — report

And oil prices keep falling — they have kicked off the week in the red, with U.S. prices trading below $48 a barrel.

Caterpillar CEO says more restructurings are likely

Michael Allan McCrae | July 24, 2015
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Strong greenback is another drag.

Mining firms should act now to stay ahead of local content rules

Achilles | July 24, 2015
Mining firms should act now to stay ahead of local content rules

Global miners could be at risk of losing valuable exploration and operating licences unless they step up their efforts to award work to suppliers in the locality of contracts.

New AVEVA Everything3D version 2.1 excites customers and gains significant industry support

AVEVA | July 23, 2015
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Leading industry names are impressed with game-changing new capabilities of flagship 3D design software

Global miners improve policies on community consent, while oil and gas lag

Oxfam America | July 23, 2015
Global miners improve policies on community consent, while oil and gas lag

Implementation of “free, prior and informed consent” policies vital tool to prevent conflict and costs to companies, reveals study published Thursday by Oxfam.

Water is a precious resource, the lifeblood of the planet

Weir Minerals | July 23, 2015
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Water is also a resource at risk.

Strong Increase Enquiries on UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling in 2015

Geo-matching.com | July 22, 2015

Geo-matching.com is the first independent product comparison website for geomatic, hydrographic and related industries field. Especially the enquiries and traffic on UAS for Mapping and 3D Modelling products have shown a significant increase in 2015.

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How to focus on surviving until the next price run up

Richard Peevers | July 22, 2015
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Robust strategic planning.

MAXAM Civil Explosives starts operating in BHP’s South32 Worsley Alumina’s Boddington Bauxite Mine

MAXAM | July 22, 2015
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MAXAM expands its mining industry supply activity in Australia

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