Mining Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.mining-technology.com web site http://www.mining-technology.com/ en-us http://www.mining-technology.com/ Mining Technology-Updates http://www.mining-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif New Dragflow Cutterhead Performs Beach Reclamation in Italy http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/dredge/dragflow/presscutterhead-beach-reclamation.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/dredge/dragflow/presscutterhead-beach-reclamation.html Dragflow supplied a new cutterhead (DTM85), with hydraulic pump (HY85HC) for a beach reclamation project in Bibione, Italy. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:58:00 GMT Heavy-Duty Wash System for Mining Machinery and Vehicles http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance_equipment/wash-system-for-mining/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance_equipment/wash-system-for-mining/ InterClean's heavy-duty tyre wash system cleans mining equipment and vehicles. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:46:00 GMT Murray Energy to cut 1,800 jobs at US coal mines http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmurray-energy-layoff-1800-workers-at-us-coal-mines-4583607 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmurray-energy-layoff-1800-workers-at-us-coal-mines-4583607 US underground coal mining company Murray Energy has announced plans to lay-off around 1,800 workers at various mines in West Virginia and Ohio. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT MECAL: Industrial Vaccum Cleaners, Separators and Heavy Equipment for the Mining Industry http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials/mecal-heavy-equipment-mining/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials/mecal-heavy-equipment-mining/ MECAL is an Australian-owned company with a proud record of quality, engineering excellence and world-class innovation in design and manufacture of equipment. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Liebherr drops lawsuit filed against employees over stolen truck design documents http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsliebherr-drops-lawsuit-filed-against-employees-stealing-truck-design-documents-4583590 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsliebherr-drops-lawsuit-filed-against-employees-stealing-truck-design-documents-4583590 Liebherr USA has agreed to withdraw its filed lawsuit against its six former employees for allegedly stealing design documents used to manufacture mining trucks. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Multotec-Mineral Processing Solutions and Simulation Software http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/screening/multotec/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/screening/multotec/ Multotec supplies mineral processing equipment to the mineral beneficiation, mining and power generation industries. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT BHP Billiton agrees to pay $25m to settle 2008 Beijing Olympics charges http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-agrees-to-pay-25m-to-settle-2008-beijing-olympics-bribery-charges-4583619 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-agrees-to-pay-25m-to-settle-2008-beijing-olympics-bribery-charges-4583619 BHP Billiton has agreed to pay $25m to settle charges for potential breaches of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Glen Eagle Resources, Mason Graphite, Teck Resources http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-glen-eagle-resources-mason-graphite-teck-resources-4583457 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-glen-eagle-resources-mason-graphite-teck-resources-4583457 Glen Eagle Resources has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for its proposal to acquire Cobra Oro de Honduras. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Get the Latest Crusher Equipment News for Trimax Machinery on FaceBook http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/trimax/presstrimax-on-facebook.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/trimax/presstrimax-on-facebook.html Trimax Machinery has a new Facebook page for the company's latest news and updates. Thu, 21 May 2015 08:44:00 GMT Lupaka Gold begins underground mining at Invicta Gold Project in Lima, Peru http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newslupaka-gold-commences-underground-mining-invicta-gold-project-lima-peru-4582704 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newslupaka-gold-commences-underground-mining-invicta-gold-project-lima-peru-4582704 Lupaka Gold has started underground mining at its wholly owned Invicta Gold Project in Lima, Peru, after completion of mobilisation and setup by country based underground mining contractor PLH SAC. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ward Operations Brochure on Cable Jointing and Termination http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/ward-operations-brochure/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cables/ward-operations-brochure/ Ward Operations Pty Ltd is a specialist high voltage cable jointing company that has been servicing the Central Queensland Mining and Heavy Industrial areas for more than a quarter of a century. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Credit Agricole to stop financing coal mining projects http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscredit-agricole-stop-financing-coal-mining-projects-4582522 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscredit-agricole-stop-financing-coal-mining-projects-4582522 French bank Credit Agricole has announced it will stop financing coal mining projects or companies due to environmental concerns. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Continued International Reach by Dixon Industries http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/cables/dixon-industries/pressinternational-dixon-industries.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/cables/dixon-industries/pressinternational-dixon-industries.html This year Dixon Industries has continued its support of the world mining industry by supplying butt welding machines and spare parts to mine sites as far afield as Ghana (Goldfields Tarkwa mine) to Laos (Lane Xang mine). Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT EU backs draft law to ban conflict minerals http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newseu-backs-draft-law-to-ban-conflict-minerals-4582496 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newseu-backs-draft-law-to-ban-conflict-minerals-4582496 The European Parliament has approved a new draft regulation that requires importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold for manufacturing consumer goods to receive certification from the EU to help prevent conflict mineral imports. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT MINE digital magazine: Issue 33 http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-33-4581850/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-33-4581850/ In this issue: Sized for success in today’s market, heavyweights return looking for new deals, the rise and fall of iron ore, South Australia catches up, Indonesia turns former mine into botanical garden, and more Wed, 20 May 2015 13:45:00 GMT BHP Billiton questions need for inquiry into operations of Australia’s iron ore market http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-says-inquiry-into-operation-of-australias-iron-ore-market-is-unnecessary-4581517 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-says-inquiry-into-operation-of-australias-iron-ore-market-is-unnecessary-4581517 BHP Billiton has dismissed the need for a parliamentary inquiry into iron ore market operations in Australia after Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced his support for it. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Vale to sell four iron ore carriers to China Merchants Energy Shipping http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsvale-sell-four-iron-ore-carriers-china-merchants-energy-shipping-4581495 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsvale-sell-four-iron-ore-carriers-china-merchants-energy-shipping-4581495 Brazilian mining company Vale has agreed to sell four existing very large ore carriers (VLOCs) to China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES). Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Norilsk Nickel secures $1bn credit from VTB for Bystrinsky project in Siberia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnorilsk-nickel-secures-1bn-credit-vtb-bystrinsky-project-siberia-4581504 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnorilsk-nickel-secures-1bn-credit-vtb-bystrinsky-project-siberia-4581504 Russian mining firm Norilsk Nickel has secured a $1bn credit line from state bank VTB to develop copper deposits at the Bystrinsky mining project in Siberia. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Concrete Spraying Equipment and Transport for Mines and Tunnels http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/roofing/putzmeister-concrete-spraying-brochure/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/roofing/putzmeister-concrete-spraying-brochure/ Putzmeister Underground designs concrete spraying arms for high-performance and coverage. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Uncovering Africa’s 'looting machine' with author Tom Burgis http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featureuncovering-africas-looting-machine-qa-with-journalist-tom-burgis-4573657/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featureuncovering-africas-looting-machine-qa-with-journalist-tom-burgis-4573657/ Financial Times journalist Tom Burgis has written a book detailing what he calls "the systematic theft" of Africa’s natural resources and connected wealth. Speaking to Heidi Vella-Starr, he talks about his reasons for writing the book and explains th… Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT