Cronimet / THEnergy study: In solar for mines size does not always matter

Reducing CAPEX with energy efficiency and load shifting

Election of Graham Howell as Fellow of SAAE

Graham Howell, Partner and Principal Structural and Geotechnical Consultant at SRK Consulting (SA), has been elected as a Fellow of the South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE).

Heartwood, Inc. Selected by Komatsu America Corp. to Develop Next Generation 3D Interactive Virtual Training Courseware

Heartwood, Inc., a supplier in 3D interactive training technologies, has been selected by Komatsu America Corp. to develop custom 3D virtual training courseware. These training applications will be used to train Operation and Maintenance personnel in a truly interactive and immersive “hands-on” manner by leveraging the latest in next generation 3D interactive and gaming technologies.  [...]

SubZero Group wins $10M contract from Glencore

SubZero Group (ASX:SZG) has been awarded a contract worth more than $10 million from Glencore (LON:GLEN) for the provision of mine rehabilitation works at the Bulga Open Cut in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales.   Read More…

Sulzer’s Apprentice Scheme delivers much needed skills

Sulzer’s Birmingham Service Centre is tackling a local skills shortage by continuing to invest in apprentices that are keen to learn new skills as well as working towards full time employment in a vibrant and challenging industry. Specialising in mechanical and electrical repairs of large rotating equipment, the centre for UK operations is now looking for four new apprentices to join the programme in September.

Zest Energy investment in technology results in smaller customised mobile substations

Mobile substation technology has been used in South America for many years and WEG Brazil has an established reputation for the supply of this technology with an extensive footprint of successful installations. Zest Energy was responsible for bringing this technology to the African continent and since its first units were supplied to Eskom in South [...]

Magellan purchases Troys processing plant

Magellan Minerals Ltd.  is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with ASX listed Troy Resources Ltd. for the purchase of Troy’s gold processing plant, associated equipment and mining fleet (“Andorinhas Assets”) at its Andorinhas mine located in eastern Para state, Brazil.  Read More…

The U.S. sees an increase in construction aggregates in the second quarter

The production of American construction aggregates saw an increase in the second quarter of 2015, with more than 1.1 billion tons produced in the quarter.  Read More…

Launch of Alban Lynch’s Comminution Handbook

As the AusIMM points out, “comminution might well be the great technology of the 21st century, yet only a paucity of information exists on the topic.”  Read More…

Alrosa Releases Social and Environmental Report for 2014

The Report is to inform a wider audience about ALROSA’s major contribution to three areas of sustainable development: economy, environment and social systems.

Professor Cuthbert Musingwini named SAIMM President-Elect

Head of the University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Mining Engineering elected President-Elect by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

New Kenworth Flagship Location in Leduc, Canada, Selects Stertil-Koni Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifts for Expansive Maintenance Facility

Vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that Kenworth Trucks, a PACCAR company recognized as one of the leading suppliers of heavy and medium duty trucks worldwide, has selected Stertil-Koni heavy duty vehicle lifting systems for the maintenance facility of the company’s new, 129,000 square foot sales and service facility located in Alberta, Canada.