First global rankings of renewables for mines released

Energy and Mines has released the initial results of the first global rankings of renewables use by mining companies identifying the top 21 mining companies using wind and solar to power their operations.  Read…

Advanced Maptek spatial data systems target mine survey productivity

Maptek technology provides the solutions surveyors need to maximise efficiency by enabling fast and accurate data capture and analysis.

New Statistics Book for Mining Industry Launched

Well known mining industry consultant and academic, Professor Tim Napier-Munn, officially launched his new book, Statistical Methods for Mineral Engineers: How to Design Experiments and Analyse Data

STAR – Seamless Bend Pipes Showcased At WAMPEX Expo

Besides standard compliant seamless bends, STARwill exhibit its range of full-pressure rated spigot and electro-fusion fittings, with all dimensions, welding lengths, tolerances and material properties manufactured according to regulations.

Metso to agree with Magotteaux on an Exclusive Distribution of Impactor Wears

Metso and Magotteaux, Belgium, have signed an agreement to distribute Magotteaux special, composite type wear parts for impact crushers on an exclusive basis, aiming to enhance the distribution and customer service globally. The contract is valid on world-wide basis excluding USA, Canada and Mexico, where the agreement is of non-exclusive type. Continued…

SPT Continuous North Seeking Gyro

One of the most all-round and versatile North Seeking Gyro instruments on the market.

Maptek to launch new online users area in 2013

Global mining technology company, Maptek, is launching a new customer portal to better serve more than 6500 Vulcan users, in January 2013.

Africa’s first virtual reality centre for mining industry to open its doors at local varsity in 2013

The University of Pretoria (UP) is to become the first higher education institution in Africa to offer a virtual reality (VR) centre for the mining industry, allowing students and mine employees to safely train for safety and related issues in a simulated mining environment.  Read More…

Massive mining and earthmoving equipment auction

More than 60 Caterpillar D11s will be sold at the massive mining and earthmoving equipment auction being conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers on September 27. Don’t miss out: hundreds of items will be sold on auction day. See full details, including photos and inspection information, at

Sandvik donates R1 million to DSIH for training and upgrading facilities

Sandvik Mining in South Africa has donated R1 million to KwaZulu-Natal based Durnacol Skills Innovation Hub (DSIH), which focuses on training, development and skills improvement. Sandvik’s donation covers the training of five students from the surrounding communities, as well as the conversion of offices into comfortable and affordable student accommodation. DSIH operates from the site [...]

Metso to supply big mining crushers to Codelco in Chile

Metso has signed a contract with Codelco, Chile’s State-owned mining company, to supply big cone crushers for a process improvement project in the Chuquicamata division. The contract also includes an automatic control system for crushers delivered by Metso.

Mexico’s ICA acquires 51% of Peruvian construction services for the mining industry

Mexican construction company ICA said on Wednesday it would buy a 51% stake in in San Martín Contratistas Generales S.A., Peru’s leading company dedicated principally to construction in the mining sector.