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Active Control installs first commercial ActiveMine system at West Virginia coal mine

TORONTO, May 1, 2008 – Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) announced today that it has sold and installed its first commercial deployment of ActiveMineTM, the company’s two-way wireless Wi-Fi communications and tracking system, at an […]

QMASTOR’s Pit to Port, SMS3D and iFuse systems selected by leading Australian Iron Ore Group

The directors of QMASTOR Limited (ASX:QML) are pleased to announce the signing of a major contract with an Australian iron ore producer for the provision of their Pit to Port.net, SMS3D.net and iFuse systems across […]

Record hike for us steel prices

US transaction prices are going through the roof with gains over the last four weeks as high as $US145 per tonne for some products and more substantial hikes planned by the mills for June deliveries. […]

Key Approval Granted for First-of-Kind Coal Mine Methane Mitigation Project in North America

MONTREAL, April 28 /CNW Telbec/ – Biothermica announces today it has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to proceed with the implementation of an innovative greenhouse gas […]

Cushioning lifting problems

Seamless inflatable lifting cushions can handle awkward lifts where there is very limited space in which to work. The Pronal lifting CLP cushions can delicately raise loads ranging from heavy vehicles, pipelines and plant through […]

JKTech partners with ALS

JKTech Pty – the technology transfer company for the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) in Australia – has partnered with the ALS Laboratory Group – an international leader in analytical testing services – to […]

Joy Global Inc. to Present At Bank of America 2008 Industrials Conference

MILWAUKEE, Apr 24, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) — Joy Global Inc. (Nasdaq:JOYG) announced today that management will participate in the Bank of America 2008 BASics/Industrials Conference being held at the New York Palace […]

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 […]

Robot maps Mexican silver mine

Using a unique laser scanning robot 3D Laser Mapping has successfully completed a project to create a 3D map of the San Jose silver mine in Mexico, International Mining reports. The survey, commissioned by Arian […]

Patents pour in for Novariant

International Mining notes that Novariant, a leading provider of solutions for precision positioning and intelligent machine control systems, has seen a profusion of patent grants issued in the first quarter of 2008. "The U.S. Patent […]

ABC Industries, Inc. recently installed a new, high-speed process for manufacturing MineVent® Blower Tubing

ABC Industries, Inc. recently installed a new, high-speed process for manufacturing MineVent® Blower Tubing. This process is proving to be beneficial to our customers by creating a top quality product that utilizes 100% welded construction […]

Terex Announces Plans to Establish AWP Manufacturing Facility in China

WESTPORT, CT, April 15, 2008 – Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that as part of a plan to expand globally, Genie Industries, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and part of the Terex […]

ENAP, Antofagasta form Chile geothermal venture

Cleantech reports that two companies plan to develop 400 megawatts of geothermal power in the country over the next ten years.

Leveling the Playing Field

Most stone quarries are created by starting at ground level and excavating down into the earth. Nonetheless, there are a small number of quarries that are started high above ground level on a mountain or […]