Molten salt technology may help reduce processing costs

Molten salt technology is being developed for use in mineral processing to reduce energy and water costs. The University of South Australia has formed a collaborative research funding partnership with Centrex Metals in a bid to use the cutting-edge technology to significantly reduce energy and water usage, and therefore the cost of mineral processing using [...]

Geoscience BC releases comprehensive guide for BC communities on development of direct-use geothermal

Geoscience BC today released its Direct-Use Geothermal Roadmap, a comprehensive guide for communities and businesses to help them evaluate and develop local geothermal energy projects to stimulate economic development and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Read…

Atlas Copco launches automated surface drill rig

Equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco in April launched its automated surface drill rig – the SmartROC – onto the South African market in the mining town of Kathu, in the Northern Cape.  Read…

thyssenkrupp Supplies Grinding Equipment for Copper Mine in Peru

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has been contracted by Southern Copper Peru – one of the biggest copper producers in the world – to supply grinding plants for a plant extension and to increase the throughput of an existing plant in the Toquepala copper mine in the south of Peru. At the surface the open pit is [...]

Limpopo learners get enthused by young SRK engineers

SRK engineers took time out to enthuse Limpopo learners at the recent Kodumela Bokamosa Youth Development Maths and Science Career Expo. Read…

Fast-track power a flexible solution for challenges facing mining sector

Mobile fast-track power is a solution that offers mining operations a unique value proposition: fast, flexible and full-service.  Read…

Laurentian Earth Sciences Professor Wins Duncan Derry Medal

Dr. Daniel Kontak, Full Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at Laurentian University, has been named the 2016 winner of the Duncan R. Derry Medal, awarded by the Geological Association of Canada.  Read…

Second Latin American Diamond and Jewelry Week opens at the World Jewelry Hub in Panama City

The Second Latin American Diamond and Jewelry Week opened yesterday at the World Jewelry Hub in Panama City, in the presence of government and industry leaders, as well as buyers and suppliers of jewelry, diamonds and colored gemstones from more than 20 countries in Latin America and around the world.  Read…

New key additions to Gekko’s team

Technical expertise to expand Ballarat and Vancouver offices.  Read…

Why we should nurture young talent for career success in SA’s mining industry

Across South Africa there is an ever-increasing demand for young graduates entering the mining services industry to have both the educational skills and the practical experience that is required for them to be able to build careers and work effectively in this continually expanding and complex sector. Read…

Hazer further progresses towards commercialization of low-emission hydrogen and graphite production process

Hazer Group Ltd (ASX:HZR, HZRO) is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr Andrew Harris as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and Dr Andrew Minett as the Chairman of Hazer’s newly created Science Advisory Committee.  Read…

2017 Investing in African Mining Indaba introduces significant price reduction for mining corporates

Registration fees are as much as 50% lower than last year for mining corporates.  Read…