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On track: five essential mining rail links in development 25 November, 2013 Rail infrastructure is often crucial for mining operations to become effective and economically viable. With efficient transport options required to unlock untapped deposits or revitalise...

The world's biggest mining dump trucks 12 November, 2013 Mining trucks keep on getting bigger and bigger, as miners increasingly opt for huge capacity trucks with greater operational efficiency. Recently launched, the Belaz 75710 is by far the...

Staying one step ahead with predictive maintenance technology 15 October, 2013 Predictive maintenance technology can increase productivity and reduce downtime, saving mining operators cash and allowing them to focus on their core business. Elly Earls caught up with...

MINE digital magazine: Issue 8 17 April, 2013 In this issue: We profile technologies that can increase the lifespan of OTR tyres, examine an automated system that promises quicker and safer mineshaft inspections, investigate the future...

MINE digital magazine: Issue 7 20 March, 2013 In this issue: We find out if innovative drilling technology could revolutionise operations at AngloGold’s South African mines, compare gold commodities with silver, examine the race for rare...

MINE digital magazine: Issue 6 20 February, 2013 In this issue: We discuss Vale’s Technology Institute’s vision for a sustainable mining industry, specialist drilling in uncompromising environments and the risks faced by producers operating...

Video feature: automated mining – Rail-Veyor signals industrial change 10 January, 2013 New, automated technologies are setting the tone for a future of mining characterised by increase in production rates, safer operations and high profit margins. Mining-technology.com discovers...

MINE: The new digital magazine for the mining industry 17 May, 2012 Our new magazine launches with a look at the ultimate mining machinery, breakthroughs in autonomous systems, the vast resources of the BRICS countries and Mongolia, Australia’s skills shortage,...

Lockheed Martin's wireless mining communication system: cutting wires 18 April, 2012 In mining accidents, quick contact with trapped miners is key, but all too often wired communication systems fail. Elisabeth Fischer talks with Lockheed Martin’s programme manager Warren...

Saving Savuka: 3D modelling to the rescue 12 January, 2012 An underground earthquake and its aftershocks devastated the 4km shaft of AngloGold Ashanti's Savuka mine in 2009. Chris Lo investigates how the company used 3D modelling software in its...

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