One company innovation leads to dramatic change

R&D Contracting, a specialist maintenance company for the commercial and industrial sectors, has recently introduced a product by Dynarail to their list of value added services of which has already resulted in massive maintenance-cost reduction.

Goldcorp donates $300,000 to establish Goldcorp Professorship in Mining Engineering at Dalhousie University

“There is a looming skilled labour shortage in the mining industry,” said Brent Bergeron, senior vice-president, Goldcorp. “We are working to increase the number of new graduates entering this field and we’re confident that Dalhousie can expand on its current track record of graduating top notch mining engineers.”

Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region.

Legacy Introduces Tension Fabric Buildings for Mining Operations

Fabric structures feature rigid frame engineering, customized building options for portable or stationary applications.

SRK Global Celebrates 40th Anniversary

SRK Consulting, an independent, global company providing services to the mining and water resource industries, is celebrating 40 years of business. From its small, 1974 beginnings in Johannesburg, South Africa, it has grown into an international company with more than 1,500 employees.  Read More…

Innovative pilot DMS sampling plant for recovery of fine diamonds

With the price of diamonds rising, a specialised 5 t/h Dense Media Separation (DMS) pilot sampling plant designed by SNC-Lavalin’s South African office could pave the way for more reclamation of very fine diamonds from dump material. The innovative containerised plant was ordered for deployment at a mine in Russia.  Continued…

Outotec’s iron ore pelletizing technology India bound

Outotec is to design and deliver an iron ore pelletizing plant for a customer in North-East India. The €70 million order will be booked in Outotec’s second quarter 2014 order intake.  Read More…

MALÅ GroundExplorer offers “leap forward” in ground penetrating radar

The latest MALÅ GroundExplorer (GX) is based on MALÅ´s innovative and patent-pending HDR technology and represents a “leap forward” in ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology according to the company. MALÅ GroundExplorer is an integrated GPR solution with …Continued

Outotec Cooperates with Tomra Sorting to Expand its Comminution Product Portfolio

Outotec has agreed with Tomra Sorting GmbH on cooperation in the supply of Outotec-branded sorting solutions for the mining and metallurgical industry. Tomra Sorting is a global leader in sorting technology, setting the bar for sensor-based sorting.  By… Read More…

ZEB1 Hand Held Laser Scanner on US Tour

The world’s first truly mobile, hand held, rapid laser mapping system is taking to the road with a tour of East Coast of America.

West Virginia Mine Board Approves Detection System Rule

A new state mine safety rule will require coal operators to install detection systems that automatically shut down continuous mining machines when people get too close.  Read More…

Hexagon to acquire Mintec, Software Developer and Service Provider for the Mining Industry

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, as of today entered into an agreement to acquire Mintec Inc., a resource modelling, optimisation, mine planning and scheduling software developer for the mining industry.