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Caterpillar to sell its Rantigny plant in France

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 21, 2014
Caterpillar to sell its Rantigny plant in France

Over the past year, Caterpillar has closed or announced plans to shutter several plants in the US, Canada and Europe.

Terex® Finlay introduce new 893 Tracked Mobile Heavy Duty Screener

Terex Finlay | April 20, 2014

Terex Finlay are pleased to announce the immediate launch of the NEW 893 heavy duty screen. This product is the latest in our stable of 8-Series tracked mobile heavy duty screens. The product has been robustly tested in numerous applications throughout the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe and also the Southern Hemisphere.

China coal mine death toll rises to 21

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
China coal mine death toll rises to 21

Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in the nation, the world’s largest consumer of coal.

PICS OF THE DAY: Tipped dump trucks roundup

Michael Allan McCrae | April 19, 2014
dump truck

Unintentional wheelie stands.

VIDEO: A really big game of Jenga played with Cat machines

Michael Allan McCrae | April 18, 2014
jenga 600 2 feat

Don't topple the structure.

New Cat® D9T Dozer Delivers Enhanced Productivity, Operator Safety and Serviceability and Meets Latest Emissions Standards

Caterpillar | April 17, 2014
Cat D9T Dozer pushing dirt front view

The new dozer features a Cat C18 ACERT™ engine, which meets Tier 4 Final/Stage IV emissions standards, and delivers 436 net horsepower (325 kW) at 1,800 rpm. High torque rise of 36 percent enables the dozer to power through tough material.

SRK Global Celebrates 40th Anniversary

SRK Consulting | April 17, 2014

SRK Consulting, an independent, global company providing services to the mining and water resource industries, is celebrating 40 years of business. From its small, 1974 beginnings in Johannesburg, South Africa, it has grown into an international company with more than 1,500 employees.

LA300 drone for construction / mining sector

Lehmann Aviation | April 17, 2014

LA300 is now the most easy to use and affordable aerial solution on the market, designed for construction and mining sector.

Metso rejects Weir’s $5.5 billion merger approach

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 17, 2014
Metso rejects Weir’s $5.5 billion merger approach

The combined equipment manufacturer would be listed on both the London and Helsinki Stock Exchanges.

Uranium miners dying from cancers, unexplained illnesses in Namibia

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 17, 2014
Uranium miners dying from cancers, unexplained illnesses in Namibia

Most cases coming from Rio Tinto’s Rössing mine, according to report.

One company innovation leads to dramatic change

R&D Contracting | April 16, 2014

R&D Contracting, a specialist maintenance company for the commercial and industrial sectors, has recently introduced a product by Dynarail to their list of value added services of which has already resulted in massive maintenance-cost reduction.

Goldcorp donates $300,000 to establish Professorship in Mining Engineering at Dalhousie University

Goldcorp | April 16, 2014

Demand for mineral resource engineers and skilled mining industry workers is increasing in Canada's East coast.

Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office

Altaaqa Global | April 16, 2014

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region.

Legacy Introduces Tension Fabric Buildings for Mining Operations

Legacy Building Solutions | April 16, 2014

Fabric structures feature rigid frame engineering, customized building options for portable or stationary applications.

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Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 16, 2014
Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.

ZEB1 Hand Held Laser Scanner on US Tour

3D Laser Mapping | April 15, 2014

The world’s first truly mobile, hand held, rapid laser mapping system is taking to the road with a tour of East Coast of America.

GE Technology to Help Remove Toxic Metals from Wastewater at Canadian Coal Mine

GE Technology | April 15, 2014

Anglo American Selects GE’s ABMet* Technology for Peace River Coal Trend Mine in British Columbia

Hexagon to acquire Mintec, Software Developer and Service Provider for the Mining Industry

Leica Geosystems | April 15, 2014

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, as of today entered into an agreement to acquire Mintec Inc., a resource modelling, optimisation, mine planning and scheduling software developer for the mining industry.

Decreasing risk in mining – with lessons from other industries

Ruth G. Gonzaga | April 15, 2014

With a raft of innovative new technologies available, why is it that mining is still such a high risk investment?

American girl gets $20K for diamond found in park

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 14, 2014
American girl gets $20K for diamond found in park

The 14-year-old found the unique a 3.85-carat jellybean-size piece in an Arkansas state park last year.

Is the automated mine a threat to recruitment?

Is the automated mine a threat to recruitment?

With the growing trend for automated mines and 3D virtual training platforms the impact on future recruitment in mining should be considered.

Anglo gives fresh signs it wants to offload platinum mines

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 14, 2014
Anglo gives fresh signs of looking to offload its platinum mines

CEO Mark Cutifani said the Rustenburg operations were no longer considered one of the company’s core assets.

More than CA$40 million of equipment sold at Ritchie Bros. Grande Prairie, AB auction

Ritchie Bros | April 11, 2014

Large selection of equipment attracts more than 5,000 bidders from 32 countries to two-day unreserved public auction in Grande Prairie, AB (April 9 – 10, 2014)

Joy Global Announces Acquisition of Certain Assets of Mining Technologies International, Inc.

Joy Global | April 11, 2014

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY), a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions, today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to purchase certain assets of Mining Technologies International, Inc. ("MTI") for $51.0 million Canadian dollars.

Metso to publish its Interim Review for January-March 2014 on Thursday, April 24, 2014

Metso | April 10, 2014

Metso will arrange a news conference for media, investors and analysts in Helsinki on Thursday, April 24, 2014…

Larson Electronics Releases a 6 Watt Explosion Proof Infrared LED Light with an Adjustable Scaffold Bracket Mount

Larson Electronics | April 10, 2014

The 6 watt infrared light contained in this explosion proof unit is available in 750nm, 850nm, or 940nm to be used with any night vision or infrared equipment and is attached to an aluminum ladder mount bracket that allows operators to easily mount this unit to ladders, handrails, catwalks, and other similar structures.

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