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 Report: Polish coal industry to witness growth in both production and consumption http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsreport-polish-coal-industry-witness-growth-both-production-consumption-4935830 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsreport-polish-coal-industry-witness-growth-both-production-consumption-4935830 Coal production in Poland is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 2.8% to reach 156.2 million tonnes (Mt) in 2020, while consumption is also expected to grow by 2.6% to 149.4Mt, according to a report by Timetric. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Fruta del Norte Gold Project http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/fruta-del-norte-gold-project/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/fruta-del-norte-gold-project/ The Fruta del Norte (FDN) Gold Project is located approximately 9km south-west of the village of San Antonio, within the Cordillera del Cóndor region of Zamora-Chinchipe province, Ecuador, and approximately 80km east–northeast of Loja. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Bosch Rexroth-Drive and Control Systems for Mining Machinery http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/bearings-machine-parts/bosch-rexroth-mining/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/bearings-machine-parts/bosch-rexroth-mining/ Bosch Rexroth offers an extensive range of reliable drive and control solutions to optimise performance and productivity for mining operations. These include the Hägglunds direct drive systems, such as motors, drive units and controls; hydraulic cyli… Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:45:00 GMT ON2 Refuge One Air Centre http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/health-and-safety/on2-refuge-one/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/health-and-safety/on2-refuge-one/ ON2's Refuge One Air Centre provides and maintains a source of breathable air during an underground emergency. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT Bel-Ray Mining Lubrication Guide http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/mining-lubrication-guide/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/mining-lubrication-guide/ Using Bel-Ray to lubricate your machinery gives your entire business a boost. We help reduce costs and increase production across a wide range of industries. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:31:00 GMT Braking for Venezuela’s Longest Conveyor http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials/venezuelas-longest-conveyor/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials/venezuelas-longest-conveyor/ Snaking its way down a 500m high mountain, Venezuela's longest conveyor smoothly carries 1600t of bauxite every hour to stockpiles or rail wagons before transporting it 50 miles north west to the Orinoco River. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:28:00 GMT De Beers Canada gains revised plan approval for Snap Lake diamond mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsde-beers-canada-obtains-revised-plan-approval-snap-lake-diamond-mine-4937901 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsde-beers-canada-obtains-revised-plan-approval-snap-lake-diamond-mine-4937901 De Beers Canada has obtained approval for a revised suspension plan from the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (MVLWB) for extended care and maintenance (ECM) and water management for its Snap Lake mine in the Northwest Territories. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT China's Hebei Zhongheng to acquire Eastplats' Barplats Mines http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newschinas-hebei-zhongheng-to-acquire-eastplats-barplats-mines-4937708 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newschinas-hebei-zhongheng-to-acquire-eastplats-barplats-mines-4937708 China's Hebei Zhongheng Tianda Platinum (HZT) has signed an agreement to acquire Eastern Platinum's (Eastplats) South African subsidiary Barplats Mines for $50m. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Rio Tinto divests 53.8% stake in Australia's Bougainville Copper http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrio-tinto-divests-538-stake-in-australias-bougainville-copper-4937876 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrio-tinto-divests-538-stake-in-australias-bougainville-copper-4937876 Rio Tinto has sold its 53.8% stake in Australian copper, gold, and silver mining company Bougainville Copper (BCL) to Equity Trustees. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT LOESCHE Establishes Workshop to Serve the Indian Power Industry http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/loesche/pressloesche-establishes-workshop.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/loesche/pressloesche-establishes-workshop.html At the beginning of this year, Loesche Energy System, UK has created a subsidiary company and founded a workshop in India. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:19:00 GMT South32 to mine and explore in Australia's Groote Eylandt island http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssouth32-mine-explore-australia-groote-eylandt-island-4936247 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssouth32-mine-explore-australia-groote-eylandt-island-4936247 Australian base metal and coal mining firm South32 has signed a land access agreement to mine in the eastern leases of Groote Eylandt island and begin exploration in its southern areas. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT ADB to provide drilling and blasting services at Middlemount Coal mine in Emerald http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsadb-provide-drilling-blasting-services-middlemount-coal-mine-emerald-4936240 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsadb-provide-drilling-blasting-services-middlemount-coal-mine-emerald-4936240 NRW subsidiary Action Drill & Blast (ADB) has been selected to provide mining services at Middlemount Coal's mine in Emerald, Queensland. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT The Benefits of Electronic Differential Pressure http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/electronic-differential-pressure/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/electronic-differential-pressure/ Ford actually made this claim is up for debate, but the lesson of this adage remains true. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Northern Railways to build rail corridor from Erdenet to Aspire’s Ovoot coking coal project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnorthern-railways-to-build-rail-corridor-from-erdenet-to-aspires-ovoot-coking-coal-project-4936637 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnorthern-railways-to-build-rail-corridor-from-erdenet-to-aspires-ovoot-coking-coal-project-4936637 The Mongolian Government has awarded a contract to Aspire Mining's rail subsidiary Northern Railways to build, operate and transfer a 547km section of the Northern Rail Corridor from Erdenet to Aspire's Ovoot coking coal project. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Lithium Australia and Pilbara Minerals to advance Sileach technology for lithium production http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newslithium-australia-pilbara-minerals-advance-sileach-technology-lithium-production-4935264 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newslithium-australia-pilbara-minerals-advance-sileach-technology-lithium-production-4935264 Lithium Australia and Pilbara Minerals have signed an agreement to advance Sileach technology for potential future production of low-cost lithium carbonate in Western Australia (WA). Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Reality check: augmented and virtual technology in the mining industry http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurereality-check-augmented-and-virtual-technology-in-the-mining-industry-4913055/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurereality-check-augmented-and-virtual-technology-in-the-mining-industry-4913055/ Augmented and virtual reality technologies have the potential to improve mine productivity, reduce equipment maintenance costs and protect personnel. So how are Microsoft HoloLens, Occulus Rift and Minecraft being used to inspire the next generation … Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Macmahon confirms release of kidnapped workers in Nigeria http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmacmahon-confirms-release-kidnapped-workers-nigeria-4934847 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmacmahon-confirms-release-kidnapped-workers-nigeria-4934847 Australian mining company Macmahon has confirmed that seven of its workers abducted near its operations in Calabar, Nigeria, have been released. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Maca to provide open-pit mining services at Matilda gold project near Wiluna http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmaca-to-provide-open-pit-mining-services-at-matilda-gold-project-near-wiluna-4934967 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmaca-to-provide-open-pit-mining-services-at-matilda-gold-project-near-wiluna-4934967 Australian contractor Maca has secured a contract worth A$115m ($85.2m) to provide open-pit mining services at Blackham Resources' Matilda gold project near Wiluna. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT The new Brokk 280 http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/brokk/pressnew-brokk-280.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/brokk/pressnew-brokk-280.html Brokk, a world leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, introduces yet another new machine, the Brokk 280. The new robot features more power, the all-new Brokk SmartPowerTM electrical system, and a new rugged design with a combina… Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:51:00 GMT Xore Selected to Represent Swedish Innovation http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/analysis/xore/pressswedish-innovation.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/analysis/xore/pressswedish-innovation.html The growing Swedish mining analysis company Xore has been selected by the governmental organization Business Sweden to represent Swedish innovation in the ‘Mining for Generations - Mining by Sweden’ programme. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:57:00 GMT