Sandvik Mining launches first in its next-generation series of rotary and DTH drills

Sandvik DR461i is a diesel powered, self-propelled, crawler-mounted blasthole drill that is automation-ready and features forward-thinking design and technology for bulk mining operations. It is designed to withstand the harshest conditions and equipped for rotary or down-the-hole (DTH) drilling. The DR461i was developed from the preceding DR460 drill rig and includes upgrades that make the drill extremely reliable, easy to maintain and safe.

Five Critical Considerations for Sustainable Mining Operations

Third instalment of a five-part series exploring critical environmental and social performance issues for the metals and mining industry.

GRP Slurry Pipes Resist Extreme Abrasion

Abrasion-resistant GRP has a smooth inner surface and low roughness coefficient and this allows for higher pipeline flow velocities.

First Production of Copper Concentrate at Red Chris Mine

Imperial Metals Corporation announces the commissioning of the Red Chris mill is progressing well. Both the SAG and ball mill drive systems have been operated at 100% load factors.  Read More…

RPM achieves SAP Integration Certification

RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has announced a significant milestone with the receipt of full SAP integration certification for its Enterprise product offering.  Read More…

BinMaster Introduces New Mercury-Free Tilt Switch

BinMaster announces an innovative, patent-pending tilt switch used for high level detection of powders and bulk solids.

SA’s largest construction equipment auction achieves sales of over R52 million

South Africa’s largest online construction equipment auction in recent years took place this month following the liquidation of a subsidiary of Protech Khuthele Holdings, Pela Plant.

Indian miners intend on switching local suppliers in the long term

Suppliers to the Indian mining industry should be on notice: many customers plan on switching.

Pelican Products, Inc. Introduces New Rugged Pelican ProGear™ Voyager Cases for the Apple iPad Air® 2 and Apple iPad mini™ 1/2/3

“With this new Pelican ProGear™ Voyager Case we are proud to offer consumers the most advanced protection on the market.”

Trimble Selected as Liebherr’s Construction Technology Partner for Austrian Roadshow

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has been selected as Liebherr’s construction technology partner for its upcoming Austrian Roadshow beginning in April 2015. The Liebherr Roadshow will travel through Austria and the Czech Republic making stops in five locations. At each location, visitors will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the latest Liebherr machines equipped with the Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System and the Trimble Loadrite® weighing solution.

MICROMINE to demonstrate software efficiencies at PDAC 2015

Leading provider of intuitive software solutions and services to the international mining sector, MICROMINE, is once again exhibiting at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, 1-4 March 2015, Toronto, Canada, booth 603.

Encouraging exploration results from Kirkland Lake

The ongoing exploration drilling program at Kirkland Lake’s Macassa mine in Canada has returned significant intersections – including 0.7m at 180g/t – at the highest elevation in the history of the mine and within a large unexplored area. Ongoing exploration results continue to increase the potential that the mine will be operating well beyond the [...]