A large gathering of industry executives from around the world sat down to dinner in the Grand Salon of the Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, in the US last month to witness the celebration of the first inductees into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame.
For the first time, the global mining industry has a Hall of Fame (www.im-halloffame.com) focussed on recognising the technology innovators and developers that are so important to our future advancement.
Labtech Africa, the sole South African distributor for the FLSmidth range of Essa sampling and sample preparation equipment, is preparing one of the biggest orders the company has received in recent months — an extensive crushing and sampling system for a gold mine in Russia.
ABS quarterly detailed labour force figures suggest the demand for skilled workers across key occupations and emerging resources markets remain strong despite a dip in Australia’s total ‘mining’ employment numbers.
Maptek has released a new laser scanner designed specifically for underground applications. The I-Site 8200 is ultra-versatile allowing it to be coupled with a range of accessories to provide a complete scanning system for underground drives, tunnels and stopes, as well as surface stockpiles and silos. Processing of scan data can be undertaken in I-Site [...]