training Mining News

Atlas Copco Announces the EDGE Drill Monitor for DTH Drilling

Atlas Copco is revolutionizing down-the-hole hammer drilling by providing a simple graphical display to show the driller what is happening with the hammer and, therefore, the bit at the bottom of the hole.

CONSOL Energy Idles Emery Mine

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) has issued notice under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) that it will idle its Emery Mine near Price, Utah, and that employees there will be furloughed. Read […]

Drill rig simulator bought for Northam Platinum's Booysendal project

A new simulator for training on Sandvik's DD220 drill rig has been sold by South African sim manufacturer Thoroughtec for training for the new Booysendaal platinum mining project.

Gemcom CPD courses endorsed by Geological Society of London

LONDON, U.K. – June 28, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that the Geological Society of London has issued Continuing Professional Development (CPD) endorsements […]

Gemcom Opens New Office in Indonesia

PERTH, Australia and JAKARTA, Indonesia – June 22, 2010 – Gemcom Software International Inc., the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions, today announced that it will open an office in Jakarta, Indonesia on […]

Terex names new district manager for Great Lakes

Terex Roadbuilding named Agustin “Gus” Luis, Jr., as the company’s new district manager in the Great Lakes region. Luis will be responsible for sales, training and dealer development in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan. With […]

Improved training can reduce citation backlogs: Watzman

WHILE US mines have made dramatic improvements to record safety performance in the last year, citation backlogs could be reduced or eliminated with increased inspector training efforts, National Mining Association official Bruce Watzman suggested at […]

The 2009 Quarry Academy: Go Beyond the Iron

'Counting each ton and making each ton count' is a mindset required in today's difficult economy to minimize costs and maximize profits. With the radical shift of the market environment, special emphasis at this year's […]

Simformotion launches Gen II hardware

Simformotion, a leader in heavy equipment simulator training solutions has announced the release of its new Gen II hardware for Caterpillar’s simulator product line

Maptek™ 3D scanning technology used in deep underground lab

MaptekTM I-SiteTM laser scanning expertise and software technology is being used to map the geology and layout of the deepest underground laboratory to be established in the USA. The Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab […]

Taking training to town hall

TIPS for escaping and surviving an emergency are now available to all after the Penn State Miner Training program put its training program for mining operations online….more at International Longwall News

Taseko’s Gibraltar Mine installs Wenco Fleet Management

June 2008 – Vancouver, BC. Taseko’s Gibraltar Copper Mine has installed Wenco’s Fleet Management System. Wenco’s fleet management system is a key component to Taseko’s major expansion and modernization plan. Wenco will install 23 units […]

Metso to supply an iron ore induration machine to Trinidad & Tobago

Metso Minerals will supply an iron ore induration machine to Global Supplies Ltd., a member of the Essar Group. The machine will be delivered to Essar Steel Holdings Ltd. for its Point Lisas Pellet Plant […]

NMA speaks out on coal mine safety and climate change

Underground coal mine operators are moving aggressively to comply with the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006 at the same time as they voluntarily push to formalise new risk management practices […]

Intellection lifts international mineral research support

Intellection has expanded its support for international minerals industry research, becoming an industry sponsor of AMIRA International's P9 project for the Optimisation of Mineral Processes by Modelling and Simulation. AMIRA International is an independent association […]

Carlson Software And Rajant Corporation Announce Partnership To Deliver Mining And Construction Solutions

MALVERN, PA, June 10, 2008 – Rajant Corporation, a leading provider of portable, reliable, and adaptable wireless networking solutions, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Carlson Software to provide world-class […]

Roy Slack – Cementation president knows people make companies great

By IAN ROSS Roy Slack is has built the kind of company he always wanted to work for. The president of one of Canada's largest mine builders has developed a stellar company reputation for safety […]

Metso to supply iron ore induration machine to JSW Steel Ltd in India

Metso Minerals will supply an iron ore induration machine to JSW Steel Ltd., India.

ArcelorMittal and unions sign groundbreaking global agreement on occupational health and safety

The world’s largest steel company, ArcelorMittal, and trade unions representing its employees across the globe yesterday signed a new and groundbreaking agreement to further improve health and standards throughout the company. The agreement, the first […]

Stora Enso achieves new environmental standards by using the Larox green liquor dregs solution

The pressure filter solution supplied by Larox Corporation to Stora Enso’s Fluting Mill power plant in Heinola, Finland, enables the plant to meet the increasingly stringent waste handling requirements in an optimal way.  The Larox […]

Metso to supply iron ore induration machine to Essar Steel Ltd in India

Metso Corporation: Press release on May 14, 2008 at 2.00 p.m. local time Metso Minerals will supply an iron ore induration machine to Global Supplies Ltd., a member of the Essar Group. The machine will […]

DRC unveils minerals-for-jobs deal with China

The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (RC) today revealed the details of its historic mining agreement with China. In a statement to Parliament in Kinshasa, Infrastructure Minister Pierre Lumbi described the deal as […]

Innovations to improve global industry to come from small-town Neponset

(Neponset IL)—There is something interesting—at least, for heavy industry–going on in the cornfields outside rural Neponset, Illinois. In Neponset, a privately-held company is completing a new corporate research center focused on improving the handling of […]

Metso engages in collaboration with MIT

Metso has launched collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the top universities in the United States, and has joined its time-honored Industrial Liaison Program (ILP).

Fine grinding and some new silver extraction ideas

International Mining’s May issue includes a major article on mineral processing advances. Sadly some of this article had to be cut because of space constraints. The first to hit the editing room floor was a […]