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Breaking free from the clutches of mediocrity

Matrix International | March 5, 2015

Brakes and clutches are often the defining element in the operation and productivity of driven machinery. However, they are frequently taken for granted, so here, Mike Hemming, Engineering Manager at Matrix International in Scotland redresses the balance.

The use of hydrogen peroxide can solve an old mining problem while significantly increasing the amount of copper extracted from the ore.

Evonik Industries AG | March 5, 2015

Environmentally friendly Evonik technology could increase yields by ten percent.

Rio’s debated Warkworth coal mine extension finally approved

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 5, 2015
Rio’s debated Warkworth coal mine extension finally approved

Expansion of Mount Thorley-Warkworth coal mine in the Upper Hunter, had been knocked back twice in the courts.

Striker’s CM400 Cone Crusher

Striker Australia Pty Ltd | March 5, 2015

The Striker CM400 track mounted cone crusher is designed to suit hard rock quarries and heavy-duty mining applications as a secondary or tertiary crusher.

Cat® excavator undercarriage enhances MD6640 Rotary Drill

Caterpillar | March 5, 2015

Caterpillar has upgraded the MD6640 Rotary Drill with the new Cat® 390 excavator undercarriage, which helps minimize downtime, reduces operating costs and increases machine productivity.

IMAGE GALLERY: Buried and sunk vehicles

Michael Allan McCrae | March 4, 2015
mining mayem sunk truck

In the drink.

The largest LOESCHE mill type LM 70.4+4 with Cope Drive is being built

Loesche | March 4, 2015

United Cement Company of Nigeria, a consortium consisting of the companies Lafarge and Holcim has ordered the largest LOESCHE mill to date, an LM 70.4+4. The company trusts in LOESCHE GmbH's proven module concept, which was established at the beginning of the 1990s with the 2+2 mill.

Patrick Smith Appointed Managing Director of AMC Consultants

AMC Consultants Pty Ltd | March 4, 2015

AMC Consultants Pty Ltd (AMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Patrick Smith to the company’s Board of Directors resulting in a title change from CEO to Managing Director, effective 2 February.

K-Wrapper Dewatering Idler reduces reactive maintenance

Kinder & Co Pty Ltd | March 4, 2015

It has been estimated that the maintenance costs to keep rotating machinery such as conveyors working effectively, can account for 30%-50% of the total operating costs. This figure does NOT include the lost production time accrued in downtime for stoppages to fix the conveyor and install replacement parts.

Dialight’s New Vigilant® H2 Series LED High Bay Delivers Industry Leading 140 Lumens Per Watt Efficiency

Dialight | March 4, 2015

Dialight, the innovation leader in LED lighting technology, announces today the release of the highest-efficiency LED lighting fixtures on the market, the Vigilant® H2 Series LED High Bay.

Britannia Mine Museum launches Science of Metals Exhibit just in time for Spring Break

Britannia Mine Museum | March 4, 2015

Fun for all ages, exhibit explores the uses of metals in the past, present and future March 7 – August 31, 2015

Inauguration ceremony for new high load rock cutting test rig in Zeltweg, Austria

Sandvik | March 3, 2015

Sandvik Mining proudly commissioned a new high load hard rock cutting test rig as part of its continued investment in research and technology and commitment to hard rock mechanical cutting. The official inauguration ceremony took place on the 3rd of March in Zeltweg.

Australia can leverage its "doorstep" position with Asia to drive uranium exports – Toro Energy executive

Toro Energy | March 3, 2015

PDAC delegates in Toronto told overnight that emerging powerhouse economies would drive the future global demand for uranium, nowhere more so than that from China and India.

Locating a mine’s assets just got easier

Leica Geosystems | March 3, 2015

Leica Geosystems Mining today releases Leica Jasset, the monitoring solution that locates mobile and semi mobile assets for the mining industry.

Applications now open for JKTech’s 2015-16 Mining Leaders’ Program

JKTech | March 3, 2015

With the inaugural cohort of JKTech’s revolutionary Mining Leaders’ Program graduating in March, applications have now formally opened for the 2015-16 course.

New Statistics Book for Mining Industry Launched

JKTech | March 3, 2015

Well known mining industry consultant and academic, Professor Tim Napier-Munn, officially launched his new book, Statistical Methods for Mineral Engineers: How to Design Experiments and Analyse Data

Canadian miners the world’s top buyers of assets in 2014

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 2, 2015
Canadian miners the world’s top buyers of assets in 2014

Gold remains the most-targeted commodity by volume, according to EY’s latest report.

Platinum mine tightens security with Johnson Controls’ P2000 X-Ray management solution

Johnson Controls | March 2, 2015

One of the world’s largest producers of platinum group metals, has worked with Johnson Controls to develop, pilot and implement Johnson Controls’ P2000 X-Ray software control integration. The solution will help the mining house to optimise and manage its X-Ray machines – a vital part of the security matrix it has put in place at its processing plant to combat losses due to theft.

Metso answers valve performance challenges of aging plants in Europe

Metso | March 2, 2015

Metso will present its solutions at the "Managing Aging Plants Conference & Expo", which is being organized for the first time ever at the Düsseldorf Congress Center, Germany, from March 3-4, 2015, to address critical topics that many European plants now face. Experts at Metso's stand S14 are available to answer specific questions about improving valve performance for a safe and sustainable future.

Poor market conditions put major chill on global exploration

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 2, 2015
Poor market conditions put chill on global exploration

Global exploration spending dropped 26% in last year, compared with 2013, as several juniors threw in the towel and producing miners slammed the brakes on capital and exploration expenditure.

VIDEO: Fractionator on the move

Michael Allan McCrae | February 28, 2015
fractionator moving alberta video mining mayhem


Bio-fuels, bio-based chemicals and feedstock set to be key themes for World Bio Markets 2015

World Bio Markets | February 27, 2015

Overwhelming support from the industry as the event celebrates a decade of connections, leaders and innovation.

Sandvik Mining launches first in its next-generation series of rotary and DTH drills

Sandvik | February 27, 2015

Sandvik DR461i is a diesel powered, self-propelled, crawler-mounted blasthole drill that is automation-ready and features forward-thinking design and technology for bulk mining operations.

Five Critical Considerations for Sustainable Mining Operations

PE INTERNATIONAL | February 27, 2015

Third instalment of a five-part series exploring critical environmental and social performance issues for the metals and mining industry.

GRP Slurry Pipes Resist Extreme Abrasion

IWC | February 27, 2015

Abrasion-resistant GRP has a smooth inner surface and low roughness coefficient and this allows for higher pipeline flow velocities.

VIDEO: CAT lights up lantern festival in remote Chinese village

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 27, 2015
VIDEO: CAT lights up lantern festival in remote Chinese village

The equipment maker brings the Lanter Festival to a remote Chinese village.

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