Sandvik AB – Nomination Committee’s proposal for Board of Directors for the 2017 Annual General Meeting

The Nomination Committee of Sandvik AB proposes the election of Marika Fredriksson as new Board member and the re-election of the Board members Jennifer Allerton, Claes Boustedt, Johan Karlström, Johan Molin, Björn Rosengren, Helena Stjernholm and Lars Westerberg. Johan Molin is proposed to be re-elected Chairman of the Board. Jürgen M Geissinger has informed that [...]

AIIM acquires majority stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a leading African infrastructure equity investment manager and member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), has announced the successful acquisition of a 60% effective interest in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania (DCG), a specialist dry bulk terminal operator in the Port of Dar es Salaam.  Read More…

Metso extends McHale role

Metso distributor in Ireland, McHale Plant Sales, has had their role on behalf of the Finnish crushing equipment manufacturer extended, little more than one year after they were first appointed distributors for the brand in Ireland.  Read…

LOESCHE receives follow-on order for a vertical roller mill for the cement works Haria in Bangladesh

Bangladesh plans to improve its cement supply significantly by an expansion of production with LOESCHE mill LM 56.3+3 CS.  Read…

Wind and solar energy for mining companies

The mining industry can significantly reduce its diesel fuel consumption when developing new mineral deposits by using microgrids with renewable energy sources. This is the conclusion of a study on “Mobile Solar and Wind Diesel Hybrid Solutions for Mineral Exploration”. CrossPower, developed by Pfisterer, is a hybrid and mobile energy system for setting up microgrids [...]

Force Control Industries announces New Western Regional Manager

Force Control Industries announces the addition of Mike Fox as new Western Regional Manager, supporting reps and distributors, OEM and industrial customers in the Western Region of the US and Canada.  Read…

Trevali invests in Caribou Mine future with new mining fleet

Trevali Mining Corporation announces a new investment in the future of its Caribou Zinc Mine, located in the Bathurst Mining Camp of northeastern New Brunswick, Canada, through the decision to transition to an owner-operated model that will include procurement of a new underground mining fleet.  Read…

Yokohama Tire Corporation to adjust prices up to 7 percent on all tires, effective April 1

Yokohama Tire Corporation announced today that it will increase prices by up to 7 percent on all of its tires sold in the U.S., including consumer, commercial and off-the-road (OTR). The increase will go into effect April 1.  Read…

Newmont becomes signatory to WEF’s Compact for Responsive and Responsible Leadership

Newmont Mining Corporation’s (NYSE: NEM) President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary Goldberg, has signed the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) ‘Compact for Responsive and Responsible Leadership’ on behalf of the Company.  Read…

Metso introduces a community-friendly Lokotrack® UrbanTM series to enable safe rock crushing in cities

Metso Lokotrack® UrbanTM seriesmobile crushing plant revolutionizes crushing in densely populated environments, such as city centers. The new solution simplifies crushing operations, incorporates significant noise protection and cuts dust emissions remarkably, minimizing the impact for people living and working around construction sites.  Read…

Komatsu hosts “day-in-the-life” construction career fair for three GA colleges

Chattahoochee Tech, Kennesaw State and Reinhart University students talk technology, job prospects and train on Komatsu equipment.  Read…

Only end-to-end transformation can save mining productivity

A change in attitudes – from boardroom to pit – will be the only way for mines to escape low productivity levels and find a path back to long-term sustainability.  Read…