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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...

Draining the depths 24 August, 2011 Flooding in mines is both a threat to miners working underground and a hindrance to their operations. Rowan Watt-Pringle catches up with new mine draining technologies and finds out whether...

Ray of Light: Illuminating Underground Operations 04 March, 2011 Underground lighting products have to be resilient and reliable. Michael Schwartz discovers how far lighting products have come and the benefit that they have had on creating healthier, safer...

Pump, Valve and Compressor Technology: Pushing the Mining Market Forward 04 October, 2010 Pump, valve and compressor technology are vital in maintaining high levels of performance for mining operations. Liam Stoker examines the latest technologies on the market....

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