New Backshell Option Available for DEUTSCH HDP20 Series Connectors

LADD Distribution announces the release of TE Connectivity’s new DEUTSCH HDP20 Series wide threaded adaptor (L024 modification) and backshells.

Redaelli’s expansion in North America

Redaelli, a global market leader in the design and manufacture of specialty steel wire ropes, announced that Matteo Bruzzone, who is based in Montreal, QC, has been appointed as Sales Representative Mining in North America.

New Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System Achieves High Production in Very Low Coal Seam

Caterpillar has developed the Cat® GH800B Longwall Plow System, designed for mining very low coal seams at high rates.

NMA welcomes four new members

America’s National Mining association (NMA) has just recently welcomed four new members – W.S. Tyler, REMA TIP TOP, Putzmeister America and Maintainer Corp. The latter, based in Iowa, has been manufacturing custom-built mechanics service truck bodies, lube truck bodies and cranes since 1976.  Read More…

Atlas Copco addresses future, sustainability and growth at NASCAR Hall of Fame

There were around 120 people in attendance as the NASCAR Hall of Fame to hear presentations from several executives within the company. As for why the Swedish company decided to hold its Capital Markets Day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame – it was all about speed.  Read More…

Bigger blasts better for mines, says consultant

To ensure that mining pits are cleared in one blast, instead of being cleared before several smaller explosions are required, mining companies need larger volumes of explosives, in the region of 75 t to 150 t, says local specialist blast consulting firm Blast Consulting Services.  Read More…

South Africa’s major mines continue extensive disposal of redundant equipment

Maintaining momentum of fiscal prudence and freeing up working capital, South Africa’s major mines continue to proactively dispose of redundant assets.

ABB launches new hoist assessment service ‘Hoist Performance Fingerprint’

Structured and customized concept of new Hoist Performance Fingerprint helps mining customers reduce maintenance costs and improve safety and asset performance.

Argyle Diamond Mine celebrates 10 year anniversary of landmark Participation Agreement

The Argyle Participation Agreement remains one of the most comprehensive agreements ever made in Australia between a resource company and Traditional Owners.

Savage Expands Supply Chain Services by Acquiring 3PL Company Trans Dynamics

Savage, a leading supply chain solutions company, has acquired third-party logistics company Trans Dynamics, an established provider of over-dimensional, intermodal, LTL and specialized logistics services.

Drones the new tool for inspection and audits in mining

Two Australian companies have given mining a much faster and safer means to inspect or audit dangerous and inaccessible areas.

Poland elect new supervisor for mining sector

On Tuesday, Wojciech Kowalczyk, previously a deputy treasury minister, was named the government’s representative for the restructuring of the sector. He will be responsible for initiating and supervising activity that may help coal mines turn their losses around.  Read More…