Atomising technology set to improve metal recovery

South Africa’s State-owned minerals researcher, Mintek, is in the process of constructing a pilot plant for research on its atomising technology which, once developed, is set to improve metal recovery.  Read more…

Saskatchewan Occupational Health & Safety Mine Safety Unit Approves PapaBravo’s Line of Electric Vehicles for Use in Underground Mining Operations

PapaBravo’s electric underground vehicles have officially been approved by the Saskatchewan Occupational Health & Safety Commission for use underground. OH&S evaluated the design and manufacturing of PapaBravo Innovations’ electric underground vehicles at the end of 2011 prior to the recent commercialization. The report issued states that the electric vehicles meet the requirements of the Mines [...]

Trevali to acquire modern mill complex in New Brunswick

n an all share deal worth about $20 million, Trevali Mining (TSX: TV) will acquire the Caribou zinc-lead mine and mill in New Brunswick’s Bathurst mining camp, giving it a place to eventually send ore from its nearby Halfmile zinc-lead mine that just started production.

New industry association to draw attention to clean technology innovation in mining

The Clean Mining Alliance (CMA), a Canadian a non-profit industry association based in Vancouver, BC, unveiled today its new association aimed at supporting and advocating technological advancements to make the mining industry cleaner and more environmentally responsible.

Finning awarded $96 million equipment sale from UK mining specialist Hargreaves

Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT) announced that its U.K. and Ireland division has secured a seven-year mining equipment and service contract with Hargreaves Services for a total value of approximately $96 million Cdn.