Set Point Group at this years Electra Mining

Set Point Group, represented by seven distinct divisions, will be exhibiting various mining related services and products at Electra Mining which will be held in Johannesburg, Nasrec from 15- 19 September 2014.

Alteration mapping and identification of mineral alteration zones with an oreXpress™ field spectrometer

As geologists work to better understand the geology and alteration patterns of the area they are exploring, oreXpress spectrometers with EZ-ID can provide detailed data by measuring reflectance from outcrops, chips, or drill core.

Double Maptek scholarship win for Adelaide mining engineering students

University of Adelaide students Jesse Jones and Will Thurlow have been awarded Maptek Mining Engineering scholarships for 2014. The scholarships will allow them to travel to industry conferences, and buy textbooks and other resources to further develop the broad technical skills that will set them up for their mining careers.

Metso to publish its Interim Review for January-June 2014 and its new strategy on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Metso will arrange a news conference for media, investors and analysts in Helsinki on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Australian miners look to OEMs for aftermarket service

Australian miners are increasingly looking to use OEMs for aftermarket service and maintenance, with lifecycle management being the preferred contracting arrangement, according to a new report by Timetric, a leading provider of online data, analysis and advisory services on key financial and industry sectors.  Read More…

DTI to develop plan to advance SA’s beneficiation ambitions

After indicating for several years its intention to develop a local minerals beneficiation industry, government has announced that it will, this year, develop a Minerals Beneficiation Action Plan as a component of the Industrial Policy Action Plan.  Addressing Parliament during his Budget Vote speech on Tuesday, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies added that [...]

UK’s RGS-IBG to launch new Open Access journal

Technical and scientific knowledge provider John Wiley and the UK’s Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG) have launched the Society’s first fully open access journal – Geo: Geography and Environment.  Read More…

Rösler launches tyre sensor which reads tread depth and belt temperature

Germany based OTR tyre specialist Rösler is proud to announce the launch of its revolutionary TPMS system called “INTREAD”. It is the very first OTR TPMS system which is able to measure the tread depth and the belt temperature and offers mining fleet operators unprecedented benefits.

Awards confirm priceless contribution of Queensland contractors

SMW Group is Queensland’s first Mining Contractor of the Year after winning the title last night at a glittering celebration of the excellence and innovation contractors and suppliers contribute to the resources industry. The company, which has 165 employees and is based in Rockhampton, is an outstanding winner of the inaugural Awards, organised by the Bowen Basin Mining Club. The Group’s invention of an innovative hydraulic lift system has been hailed as a major breakthrough that enhances quality, safety and speed, leading to customer savings of 25%.

Updated mine plan for Ekati diamond mine

Dominion Diamond Corporation has released an updated mine plan for the Ekati diamond mine, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating costs and capital costs.Dominion Diamond Corporation has released an updated mine plan for the Ekati diamond mine, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating [...]

Underground machines: Remarkable availability of genuine spare parts

…Aramine, as well as offering its unique line of narrow-vein machines, can supply genuine remanufactured components at short lead times (converters, transmissions, differentials, drifters…).  Read More…

IRMA calls for standard for responsible mining

The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), a group that includes stakeholders from the mining industry, organized labour, NGOs, impacted communities, and businesses, has released a draft Standard for Responsible Mining for public consultation.  Read More…