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Caterpillar to buy $2.5 billion of its own stock

Michael Allan McCrae | July 29, 2014
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The total of this year's stock repurchases is $4.2 billion.

BHP to complete Olympic Dam expansion years from now

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
BHP to complete Olympic Dam expansion years from now

The company revealed it will take four years to trial a processing method it hopes will help make the expansion profitable.

Terex® Finlay introduce FIVE exciting new product launches to American Dealers and Customers

Terex Finlay | July 29, 2014
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Terex® Finlay based in Omagh, recently hosted a two day conference and new product demonstration in Baltimore, Maryland. The event attracted over 300 dealers and customers from North, Central and South America. Following their recent public debuts at the recent Hillhead exhibition, England, Terex Finlay launched 5 important new product launches to the North, Central and South American Dealers and Customers at open day held in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th June, 2014.

Spending cuts in Australian mining: Plant and heavy equipment will take strongest hit

Timetric | July 29, 2014
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Australian miners predict expenditure cuts in plant and heavy equipment, while consumables, parts and explosives spending remains more stable, finds new Timetric report.

Orica fined $750,000 over chemical spills, safety breaches

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
Orica fined $750,000 over chemical spills, safety breaches

It’s the largest penalty ever issued for any of the EPA’s land and environment related prosecutions.

Working solutions with TML as it spreads its footprint into Africa

TML Technik (SA) (Pty) Ltd | July 28, 2014
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Building on the back of huge success worldwide the TML Technik brand (established in Germany in 1993) widens its reach across Africa with representation in South Africa.

Watson Valve Services, Inc. Announces MSS Membership

Watson Valve Services Inc. | July 28, 2014

Watson Valve Services Inc. announces membership in the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry.

Reverse Pulse Bagfilters for Transnet

Tenova Mining & Minerals | July 28, 2014

Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa has been awarded a contract by the South African government-owned freight transport company, Transnet, to supply three reverse pulse bagfilters. Two are to be installed on multiproduct rail tipplers and one on a bottom discharge rail application at Richards Bay Port Terminal in South Africa.

Atlas Copco Introduces Auto Rod Change System to Multi-Pass Blasthole Drill Rigs

Atlas Copco | July 28, 2014

Atlas Copco’s Rig Control System (RCS) continues its legacy of enabling automation to promote safe, lean and productive mining with the patent pending Auto Rod Change technology.

Rexroth mobile app Fit4Filter 3.1 makes ordering Rexroth filters faster and easier than ever

Bosch Rexroth | July 28, 2014
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Fit4Filter smartphone app v3.1 includes QR code scanner, new search functions.

Australia’s newest and biggest coal mine gets federal approval

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Australia’s newest and biggest coal mine gets federal approval

The controversial US$15bn Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project is being developed by Indian conglomerate Adani Group.

Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.

This cell phone was charged with apples, potatoes and copper wire

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
This cell phone was charged with apples, potatoes and copper wire

The functional art installation was created outside a shopping centre in London.

Set Point Group at this years Electra Mining

Set Point Group | July 24, 2014

Set Point Group, represented by seven distinct divisions, will be exhibiting various mining related services and products at Electra Mining which will be held in Johannesburg, Nasrec from 15- 19 September 2014.

Double Maptek scholarship win for Adelaide mining engineering students

Maptek | July 24, 2014
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University of Adelaide students Jesse Jones and Will Thurlow have been awarded Maptek Mining Engineering scholarships for 2014. The scholarships will allow them to travel to industry conferences, and buy textbooks and other resources to further develop the broad technical skills that will set them up for their mining careers.

This Aussie town lets people pay for a hotel room with gold

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
This Aussie town lets people pay for a hotel room with gold

They can also buy a car and even pay visits to the local doctor with the shiny yellow metal.

Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Caterpillar profit beats estimates but sales fall

Construction, not mining lifts the machinery giant's second-quarter results.

Old Welsh mine turned into giant trampoline park

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Old Welsh mine turned into giant trampoline park

An abandoned 176-year old underground slate mine in North Wales has reopened, but as a gigantic trampoline theme park.

Alteration mapping and identification of mineral alteration zones with an oreXpress™ field spectrometer

Spectral Evolution | July 24, 2014

As geologists work to better understand the geology and alteration patterns of the area they are exploring, oreXpress spectrometers with EZ-ID can provide detailed data by measuring reflectance from outcrops, chips, or drill core.

Metso to publish its Interim Review for January-June 2014 and its new strategy on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Metso | July 23, 2014
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Metso will arrange a news conference for media, investors and analysts in Helsinki on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Rösler launches tyre sensor which reads tread depth and belt temperature

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Germany based OTR tyre specialist Rösler is proud to announce the launch of its revolutionary TPMS system called “INTREAD”. It is the very first OTR TPMS system which is able to measure the tread depth and the belt temperature and offers mining fleet operators unprecedented benefits.

Awards confirm priceless contribution of Queensland contractors

Bowen Basin Mining Club | July 23, 2014

SMW Group is Queensland’s first mining contractor of the year.

UN opens up more deep sea areas for mining, issues seven new licences

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 23, 2014
UN opens up deep sea for mining, issues seven new licences

State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.

Mexican libertads are growing in popularity with collectors

Dillon Gage Metals | July 23, 2014

Dallas-based Dillon Gage Metals is pleased to announce its partnership with Banco de Mexico to begin distributing silver bullion products minted by Mexico’s national mint, La Casa de Moneda de Mexico. Mexico’s national mint is the oldest coin producer in the Americas, dating back to 1535. The mint has manufactured legal tender coinage the city of San Luis Potosí since 1983.

Duratread and DRC announce their new strategic alliance and unveil an expanded range of tires from Vietnam at the Latin Tyre Expo 2014.

Duratread | July 22, 2014

Duratread and DRC who have been cooperating on sales and marketing projects since 2006, are proud to announce the launch of a new expanded range of tires coming from Vietnam. The innovative range of products will be unveiled at the Latin Tyre Expo from 23rd – 25th July 2014 in Panama City, Panama.

De Beers changing its diamond sales model

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 22, 2014
De Beers changing its diamond sales model

The world's largest diamond miner by market value said it will adopt a more flexible sales approach.

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