CAT claws to better first quarter

Caterpillar bit and clawed its way to sizzling first-quarter results that drove a giant mining truck through Wall Street’s expectations ….Continued

SME issues 15th Technical report: “The Role of Arsenic in the Mining Industry.”

The Government and Public Affairs Committee (GPAC) of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) has issued its 15th technical briefing paper, “The Role of Arsenic in the Mining Industry.” This paper, along with the others developed by GPAC, is designed to be used as a fact-based educational tool for elected officials, the [...]

Commerce Resources completes flotation pilot plant for Ashram rare earth deposit

Commerce Resources has completed the flotation pilot plant, the first phase in a series of flowsheet pilot plant tests on material from its 100% owned Ashram rare earth deposit.  The primary objective of the pilot plant was to produce sufficient bulk quantities of flotation concentrate for downstream processing through to production of several kilograms of [...]

Consultancy enables miners to remain profitable

Mines and mineral processing companies constantly have to find new ways of obtaining valuable metals from nearly depleted orebodies, while also dealing with challenges such as reducing project costs and adhering to strict environmental regulations.  Read More…

BacTech Environmental Targets Mercury Reduction in Mining

BacTech Environmental Corporation has announced that in addition to its tailings activity in Bolivia, the Company has launched a new initiative to reduce the amount of mercury used in artisanal/small mining operations.  There are areas of northern Peru and southern Ecuador where artisanal miners are mining complex sulphide (refractory) mineralized material as the near-surface oxidized [...]

Phoenix S-Wall conveyers: best of both world

Sidewall conveyor belt systems offer extremely efficient means of transportation. Solutions that were unthinkable in years gone by are standard practice today thanks to new innovative research and development. At the forefront of current developments is PHOENIX S-Wall.  Read More…

Life Saving HOSEGUARD® Protects Employees and Machinery

Protect-Air HoseGuard® Safety Fuses offer simple and efficient protection to pneumatic systems in the event of a broken compressed air hose or pipe.

Mining companies and their suppliers under cost pressure

How logistics can drive efficiency

Save the date: DMT MiningForum in Kassel 18th to 19th June 2015

Essen, Germany, 23 April 2015. For the 13th time DMT is inviting specialists and decision makers from the mining and natural resources sector to discuss current developments in the raw materials industry. Around 300 participants are expected to attend the event at the Kongress Palais in Kassel, Germany, on 18th and 19th June 2015.

Omnicomm releases fleet tracking mobile applications for iOS and Android

Following the intention to provide customers with more convenient and practical service for vehicle monitoring Omnicomm decided to develop mobile applications for Omnicomm Online cloud service.

DMCC to host three seminars on diamond finance

The Dubai Diamond Exchange, a DMCC initiative, is planning to hold three seminars on diamond financing this year, underscoring the growing importance of the issue for the global diamond industry.

Mining companies in Europe and former Soviet Union call for OEMs to support cost reduction

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must support mining companies in Europe and the former Soviet Union with cost reduction or risk losing their market share, finds a new survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).