ING Robotic Aviation partners with Ottawa Aviation Services to offer Professional UAV Operator’s Course

This course combines the rigour of an accomplished flight training school with that of a highly experienced UAV operator. The first (7 day) course will take place in Ottawa starting 8 June 2015.

Polydeck Screen Corporation Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management Systems

Polydeck Screen Corporation, a leading manufacturer of screen media solutions for the aggregate, coal and mining industries, announces the award of ISO 9001:2008 certification for Quality Management Systems throughout its North American operations.

Maptek scheduler streamlines project management

Maximise mines’ distribution efficiency and productivity through the new Maptek Vulcan Gantt Scheduler.

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Create Haul Road Optimisation Alliance

The Haul Road Optimisation Alliance provide complete haul road management including site assessment, design, construction, road surface friction assessment and profiling, automated water truck spray systems, remotely monitored water assets, dust suppression and road stabilisation, real time haul road dust and condition monitoring, and specialised training.

Altaaqa Global Installs Gas Power Plants in 21 Days in Cameroon

Completed in only 21 days, the temporary gas power plants, with a combined capacity of 50 MW, provide the country with a new reliable and sustainable source of power

World Bank, IMF, UNDP and Diplomatic Reps Tour Sicomines Project to Observe Progress of the DRC’s First Infrastructure-For-Minerals Partnership Mines

Facilities scheduled to start production in the fall of 2015; seen as model for future foreign investment and development projects

Stieber backstop used for controlled back running of inclined conveyors

In established industries there are tried and trusted solutions for most engineering requirements; however, sometimes we must look beyond the ‘standard’ to find new improvements.

Digging deep to unearth success in mining ventures

Researchers from QUT’s Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE) investigated more than 1000 joint ventures in the Australian mining industry to uncover why some succeed and others fail.

Wearable Technology and Real-Time Analytics to Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents

BRIDGECREST MEDICAL, INC. is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: “How Wearables and Real-Time Data Can Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents.”

BHP to pay $25 million in 2008 Beijing Olympics bribery probe

World’s No.1 miner BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) (LON: BLT)(NYSE: BHP) said Thursday it will pay $25 million to settle charges that it violated a U.S. anti-bribery law by paying for dozens of foreign government officials to attend the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.  Read More…

Oyu Tolgoi to progress the development of underground mine

The development of the underground mine at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia has taken a significant step forward with the signing of the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Development and Financing Plan by the Government of Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources and Rio Tinto. The plan addresses the key outstanding shareholder issues and sets out an agreed basis [...]

Efficient rosters help mines to maximise employee time

An optimised employee roster increases a mining operation’s productivity, reduces labour costs, satisfies employee and union needs, meets regulatory requirements and ensures a healthy workforce.. Read More…