Sandvik develops fluorine-free fire suppression foam for mobile mining equipment

Sandvik Fire Suppression has announced the launch of Eclipse™, a world-first environmentally friendly fluorine-free fire suppression foam for mobile equipment, and which rapidly biodegrades – unlike conventional foams that can persist in the environment for thousands of years after discharge. Developed and produced in Australia, Sandvik’s new Eclipse fluorine-free fire suppressant foam – which it [...]

Monadephous wins Sino contract

Project house Monadelphous has been awarded a A$160-million construction contract at the Sino iron-ore project, in Western Australia.  The contract included the structural, mechanical and piping installation and commissioning works within concentrator lines, and work was expected to start immediately.  Read More…

AEM launch directional drilling best practice safety manuals

The US Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has produced a new Directional Drilling safety manual and updated its Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment safety manual to reflect the latest industry best practices for drilling safely.  Keyholing and cross boring are prominently featured in the safety procedures for underground utility damage prevention.  Read More…

AEL eyes Australian market for growth

AECI’s explosives arm AEL has branched out into Australia as it teams up with undisclosed customers for the supply of explosives into this new market.  An AECI office had been established in Brisbane, while preparations were under way to ship a bulk emulsion plant from South Africa to an operating site in Bajool, Queensland, over [...]

Canada to advance treaty negotiations and reconciliation

Canada’s Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt has announced measures that aim to advance treaty negotiations and reconciliation with the country’s First Nation.  Minister Valcourt announced the measures following a meeting with the Honourable John Rustad, British Colombia Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, Sophie Pierre, Chief Commissioner of the British Columbia [...]

Terex® Finlay introduce FIVE exciting new product launches to American Dealers and Customers

Terex® Finlay based in Omagh, recently hosted a two day conference and new product demonstration in Baltimore, Maryland. The event attracted over 300 dealers and customers from North, Central and South America. Following their recent public debuts at the recent Hillhead exhibition, England, Terex Finlay launched 5 important new product launches to the North, Central and South American Dealers and Customers at open day held in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th June, 2014.

Spending cuts in Australian mining: Plant and heavy equipment will take strongest hit

Australian miners predict expenditure cuts in plant and heavy equipment, while consumables, parts and explosives spending remains more stable, finds new Timetric report.

Working solutions with TML as it spreads its footprint into Africa

Building on the back of huge success worldwide the TML Technik brand (established in Germany in 1993) widens its reach across Africa with representation in South Africa.

Watson Valve Services, Inc. Announces MSS Membership

Watson Valve Services Inc. announces membership in the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry.

Reverse Pulse Bagfilters for Transnet

Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa has been awarded a contract by the South African government-owned freight transport company, Transnet, to supply three reverse pulse bagfilters. Two are to be installed on multiproduct rail tipplers and one on a bottom discharge rail application at Richards Bay Port Terminal in South Africa.

Atlas Copco Introduces Auto Rod Change System to Multi-Pass Blasthole Drill Rigs

Atlas Copco’s Rig Control System (RCS) continues its legacy of enabling automation to promote safe, lean and productive mining with the patent pending Auto Rod Change technology.

Rexroth mobile app Fit4Filter 3.1 makes ordering Rexroth filters faster and easier than ever

Fit4Filter smartphone app v3.1 includes QR code scanner, new search functions.