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Election of Graham Howell as Fellow of SAAE

SRK Consulting | August 31, 2015
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Graham Howell, Partner and Principal Structural and Geotechnical Consultant at SRK Consulting (SA), has been elected as a Fellow of the South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE).

Suppliers feel pain as coal miners struggle

Wall Street Journal Online | August 31, 2015

Thousands of firms scramble for new customers in the US: ‘it’s been catastrophic’

Fire damages Canadian Syncrude equipment, forces firm to halt production

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 31, 2015
Fire damages Canadian Syncrude equipment, forces firm to halt production

The incident adds to the firm's mounting challenges, including swinging to a loss, growing debt, unplanned equipment outages and Moody’s Investors Service recent cut of the company's credit rating.

Sulzer’s Apprentice Scheme delivers much needed skills

Sulzer | August 28, 2015
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Sulzer’s Birmingham Service Centre is tackling a local skills shortage by continuing to invest in apprentices that are keen to learn new skills as well as working towards full time employment in a vibrant and challenging industry. Specialising in mechanical and electrical repairs of large rotating equipment, the centre for UK operations is now looking for four new apprentices to join the programme in September.

Alrosa Releases Social and Environmental Report for 2014

ALROSA | August 27, 2015

The Report is to inform a wider audience about ALROSA's major contribution to three areas of sustainable development: economy, environment and social systems.

Professor Cuthbert Musingwini named SAIMM President-Elect

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Head of the University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Mining Engineering elected President-Elect by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

New Kenworth Flagship Location in Leduc, Canada, Selects Stertil-Koni Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifts for Expansive Maintenance Facility

Stertil-Koni | August 27, 2015
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Vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that Kenworth Trucks, a PACCAR company recognized as one of the leading suppliers of heavy and medium duty trucks worldwide, has selected Stertil-Koni heavy duty vehicle lifting systems for the maintenance facility of the company’s new, 129,000 square foot sales and service facility located in Alberta, Canada.

RPM announces ARDEF as Solution Partner in Turkey

RungePincockMinarco (RPM) | August 27, 2015

ARDEF has over 15 years of experience in providing technology and advisory solutions for mining customers across Turkey and was a clear choice as strategic business partner for RPM moving forward in the region.

Goldcorp, Teck combine projects, create new $3.5 billion mine in Chile

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2015
Goldcorp, Teck combine projects, create new $3.5 billion mine in Chile

The miners expect significant savings and environmental advantages by combining the two neighbouring projects, which are only 40 kilometres apart.

The 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling on Geo-matching.com

Geo-matching.com | August 26, 2015

Geo-matching.com is the first product comparison website for geomatic and hydrographic devices.

Sandvik Construction to launch the new QA335 Doublescreen in 2015

Sandvik | August 26, 2015
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Featuring the patented Doublescreen technology which gives you ultimate screening flexibility, this new mid-sized unit offers a highly efficient, versatile and productive solution designed with your needs in mind.

Quality for the decades

Caterpillar | August 26, 2015
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90 reasons for 90 years

Finning to Host First Cat Auction Services Live Public Unreserved Auction in Edmonton on October 21

IronPlanet | August 26, 2015

Finning and IronPlanet Join Forces to Expand Cat Auction Services in Canada

ABB to help increase productivity at LKAB’s Malmberget mine in Sweden

ABB | August 26, 2015
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Proven dual pinion ring-geared mill drive technology to support grinding operations amid expansion of the world’s second largest underground iron ore mine

New Maptek laser scanners boost underground survey

Maptek | August 26, 2015
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Underground mine operators can improve site safety and survey productivity with recent releases from Maptek.

Annual Report 2014: The University of Witwatersrand School of Mining Engineering

The long awaited Annual Report 2014 for the School of Mining Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand is available.

US company to begin recovering rare earths from old electronics

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 26, 2015
US company to begin recovering rare earths from old electronics

U.S. Rare Earths Inc. will apply a new method that assists in the recycling, recovery and extraction process of the coveted elemenst, used as ingredients in magnets, batteries, catalytic converters and high-tech products

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EPA under fire for failing to comply with mine spill probe

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 26, 2015
EPA under fire for failing to comply with mine spill probe

The Congress-led investigation aims to determine the agency’s role in triggering a 3-million-gallon toxic spill into Colorado’s Animas River on Aug. 5.

Molycorp shuts down Mountain Pass rare earth plant

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 26, 2015
Molycorp shuts down Mountain Pass rare earth plant

The former superstar of rare earths mining said it has decided to put the California facility on "care and maintenance" mode by Oct. 20 due to weak prices.

POP®Avdel® Introduces NeoBolt® Lockbolt Fastener System

STANLEY Engineered Fastening | August 25, 2015
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The NeoBolt lockbolt fastener system delivers vibration resistance and structural strength with no pin break.

Dialight’s Stand-Alone Wireless Occupancy Sensors Deliver Maximum Flexibility, Control & Efficiency for Smart LED Lighting Systems

Dialight | August 25, 2015
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Cordless, Plug-and-Play Sensors Install in Any Location to Control Single Fixture or Lighting Group for Maximum Energy Savings

How companies can avoid human trafficking in their supply chain

Assent Compliance | August 25, 2015

When companies have thousands or tens of thousands of suppliers how do they stay compliant while maintaining their profit margins? Avoid what happened to Costco in five steps.

ARANZ Geo strengthen management team with key new appointments

ARANZ Geo Ltd | August 25, 2015
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ARANZ Geo Limited, developer of Leapfrog® 3D modelling software and other solutions that turn geological data into understanding, today announced it has appointed two senior executives to strengthen their management team. Mads Moller joins as Director of 4D and Value Added Services and Tim Kerr joins as Marketing Manager.

Canada, Australia, US, Chile and Mexico, the top destinations for mining investors

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2015
Canada, Australia, US, Chile and Mexico, the top destinations for mining investors

Despite current adverse conditions, advisory firm Behre Dolbear is recommending mining stakeholders to focus on markets that have been able to ride the wave relatively well so far.

Gold Fields offers $10k for new algorithm to classify gold ore

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 25, 2015
Gold Fields offers $10k for new algorithm to classify gold ore

The goal is to develop an image algorithm that can classify material in a gold mine as high, medium or low grade ore, or waste.

Be not afraid of greatness – Wits unveils Danie Krige display cabinet of memorabilia

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This week, the Wits School of Mining Engineering hosted the official unveiling of the Danie Krige Display Cabinet in one of its state-of-the- art lecture rooms in the Chamber of Mines Building on the Wits campus.

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