Caterpillar to develop autonomous mining truck technology for additional models and brands

At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is driven by mining companies’ goal of reducing mining costs using their existing fleets.  Read…

SpotCast expands to SpotCast Extreme with new content and ‘elevated’ forecasting!

OCENS is pleased to announce the expansion of its SpotCast direct-to-satellite weather forecasting service with additional weather and environmental content.  Read…

Atlas Copco’s new automation software lets the drill rig do the work

Dynamic tunneling package is a new automation software for face drilling rigs, which gives improved accuracy of the excavation thanks to the fact that drill plans always will be fitted for the current section.  Read…

Museum-quality, family-owned collections of rare emeralds and star rubies at auction this spring

Guernsey’s, the New York City-based auction house, is delighted to announce two extraordinary events. On April 12, the Marcial de Gomar Collection of spectacular emeralds will be held, followed less than a month later by the May 3 auction of the Mountain Star Ruby Collection. Read…

Tenova TAKRAF Acquires Specialized US-based Company

Global mining and bulk material handling equipment supplier, TAKRAF, is pleased to announce that it has recently acquired the assets of FMC Technologies’ (NYSE: FTI) Material Handling Systems (FMC MHS) business unit based in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA.  Read…

Polyglot Group adds locations in San Francisco, San Diego & the Silicon Valley in the US as well as Cape Town in South Africa

Now present over 9 time zones and speaking more than 26 languages, Polyglotters are now available to help businesses of all sizes and industries to grow and seize opportunities further than ever before.  Read…

“Integrating the Geosciences: The Challenge of Discovery”

Decennial Mining Exploration Conferences (DMEC) Exploration ’17  event runs October 21 – 25, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The theme of the Exploration ’17 conference is “Integrating the Geosciences: The Challenge of Discovery”, featuring a multi-national, multi-disciplinary technical programme, exhibition, workshops and field [...]

Boart Longyear to showcase its broad range of drilling services and innovative products at the Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017

Boart Longyear is participating in the Mineral Exploration Roundup 2017 (AME-BC), January 23 to 26 in Vancouver, British Columbia, at booth 410. Read…

Manuli Hydraulics introduces the Q.Safe Flat Face Multiconnector series

The Q.Safe Flat Face quick coupling range from Manuli Hydraulics is widely renowned for representing the Gold Standard in quick coupling quality and performance. Manuli Hydraulics are pleased to release the Multiconnector series, a new range which combines superior performance with the added efficiency and safety related benefits of a multiconnector block system.  Read…

Royal IHC wins several contracts at the end of 2016

In the last two months of 2016, IHC saw a substantial increase in the sale of its vessels, equipment and engineering packages. Almost half of the total order intake over 2016 was secured in this period.  Read…

How a sensor gimbal improves efficiency of an aerial mapping mission

QuestUAV has been developing gimballed systems and fine tuning platform stability in order to gain maximum quality and performance from a flight mission.  Read…

Larson Electronics Releases a 12 Watt Explosion Proof Mini LED Light

Larson Electronics, an industrial lighting company, has announced the release of a 12 watt explosion proof mini LED light equipped with an adjustable surface mount bracket.  Read…