Future innovation in the oil and gas sector will be driven by collaboration and innovation, finds a major new study

Global research from Lloyd’s Register Energy confirms the priorities up to 2025

IIa Technologies Makes Breakthrough Discovery for Single Crystal Diamond Plates

Attested by major research institutes, IIa’s diamond plates are ideal for sophisticated medical and technological applications.

New blast modelling and consumables tracking tools target mining costs

Getting the fundamentals of drill and blast right every time is crucial…

Barrick Named the Exclusive Provider of Gold, Silver and Bronze for the Medals at Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Games

Barrick Gold Corporation is joining the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games as its Official Metal Supplier. Toronto-based Barrick (NYSE:ABX) (TSX:ABX) will supply all the raw materials used to make the more than 4,000 gold, silver and bronze medals awarded at the Games. Just like the athletes coming to the Games, the metal for their medals will come from the Pan American region.

Robbins pioneers TBMs in mines

In August 2014, major progress was made at a coal mine in Queensland, Australia, when a Robbins Dual Mode EPB/Rock TBM was successfully rolled out from the first of two access tunnels. The specialized machine is the first TBM to be used at a coal mine in Queensland, ….Read More

Tupras deploys AVEVA Integrated Engineering and Design solutions across national refineries

Turkey’s primary oil & gas operator makes a strategic investment in AVEVA E3D, schematic, and laser data software

Fluor wins Canadian oil sands mine contract

Fluor Corp has been awarded an engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction contract by Fort Hills Energy for the utilities scope of the Fort Hills oil sands mining project. The project is located about 90 km north of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. Fluor booked the contract for $1.3 billion in the third quarter of 2014. [...]

Mastermyne to buy unlisted service firm DMS

Mining contractor Mastermyne on Friday launched a A$20-million takeover of unlisted maintenance, engineering and contract miner Diversified Mining Services (DMS).  Under the terms of the offer, Mastermyne was offering DMS shareholders some 15.6-million of its own shares, valued at A$9.7-million, as well as A$10.3-million in cash.  Read More…

New software for underground 3D laser scanners

Renishaw has launched new 3D laser scanning software to speed underground mapping and modelling operations. The new software, Cavity Profiler, allows users to progress projects faster, by enabling quicker deployment, more efficient scanning and rapid data visualisation, editing and processing.  Read More…

Bigger trucks with better manoeuvrability for mining operations

Local forklift distributor and service provider Toyota Forklift added bigger trucks, with a capacity of up to 8 t, to its 8-series range of counterbalanced trucks this year, making it easier for mining operations to meet their materials handling requirements.  “The trucks are suitable for mining because of their compact size and low cabin height, [...]

Outotec to Deliver Minerals Processing Technology to Norilsk Nickel in Russia

Outotec has signed a contract with Norilsk Nickel for the delivery of minerals processing technology and equipment to the Bystrinskoe copper concentrator in the Chita Region in Russia. The parties do not disclose the contract price, but the value of comparable deliveries is typically EUR 40-60 million. The order has been booked in Outotec’s third [...]

Demand for ROI from Miners Propels Immersive Technologies’ Business

Immersive Technologies works closely with mining operations and equipment manufacturers to solve real mining industry problems in areas of safety, productivity, reactive maintenance and the availability of skilled equipment operators.