Mining Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 RIEGL LIDAR 2015 Will be Held in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/exploration/riegl-laser/pressriegl-lidar-2015-china.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/exploration/riegl-laser/pressriegl-lidar-2015-china.html After the exceptional success of RIEGL LIDAR 2013, which took place in Vienna Austria, RIEGL has announced its next International User Conference, RIEGL LIDAR 2015, to be held in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:42:00 GMT Mining firms concerned about ending DL 600 tax provision in Chile http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmining-firms-concerned-about-ending-dl-600-tax-provision-in-chile-4218979 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmining-firms-concerned-about-ending-dl-600-tax-provision-in-chile-4218979 National Chilean private sector mining society Sonami has raised concerns about the government's proposed abolition of DL 600 tax provisions, which it claims could discourage global mining companies from investing in the country. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Peru to spend $35m in Madre de Dios region due to illegal mining http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsperu-to-spend-35m-in-madre-de-dios-region-due-to-illegal-mining-4218789 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsperu-to-spend-35m-in-madre-de-dios-region-due-to-illegal-mining-4218789 The Peruvian Government, led by President Ollanta Humala, plans to invest $35m in strengthening the development of the Madre de Dios region in the south-eastern part of the country, which has been affected by illegal mining operations. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Teck Resources to reduce workforce and delay re-opening of BC mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsteck-resources-to-reduce-workforce-and-delay-re-opening-of-bc-mine-4219025 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsteck-resources-to-reduce-workforce-and-delay-re-opening-of-bc-mine-4219025 Canada-based mining and mineral development firm Teck Resources will reduce its global workforce by 5% representing 600 positions, to reduce costs and cope with the lower prices of coal and copper. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Mechel may secure funding from China Exim Bank for Elga coal project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmechel-may-secure-funding-from-china-exim-bank-for-elga-coal-project-4219303 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmechel-may-secure-funding-from-china-exim-bank-for-elga-coal-project-4219303 Mining and metals firm Mechel is anticipated to sign a deal with Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) to secure financing for the development of its Elga coal project in Russia. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Amerigo and Codelo sign master agreement for Cauquenes tailings deposit http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsamerigo-and-codelo-sign-master-agreement-for-cauquenes-tailings-deposit-4219056 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsamerigo-and-codelo-sign-master-agreement-for-cauquenes-tailings-deposit-4219056 Through its Chilean subsidiary Minera Valle Central (MVC) Amerigo Resources has signed a master agreement with the El Teniente division of Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco) to buy the processing rights to the Cauquenes tailings deposi… Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT MegaDitch Channel and Ditch Lining Installation Video Now Available from SmartDitch http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/waste-management/smartditch/pressmegaditch-channel-and-video.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/waste-management/smartditch/pressmegaditch-channel-and-video.html Manufacturer and marketer of the world's only HDPE thermo-formed ditch lining system, PendaForm, recently completed a comprehensive installation video on its SmartDitch MegaDitch system, announced PendaForm vice-president Heidi Bulgrin. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:39:00 GMT CIFA-Shotcrete Technology for Mining Applications http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/tunnelling/cifa/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/tunnelling/cifa/ CIFA is one of the world's leading manufacturers of concrete machinery and equipment. The company, which has belonged to the Chinese industrial group Zoomlion since 2008, is strongly international, with sales and after-sales networks on all continent… Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hansen Industrial Transmissions-Gear Units and Power Transmission Products http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/power/hansen-3/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/power/hansen-3/ For more than 85 years, Belgium-based Hansen Industrial Transmissions (HIT) has worked in close cooperation with its customers for the worldwide supply of innovative and reliable gear drives. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Peru starts regulating illegal gold mining operations http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsperu-starts-regulating-illegal-gold-mining-operations-4218330 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsperu-starts-regulating-illegal-gold-mining-operations-4218330 The Peruvian Government has started regulating gold miners in an effort to prevent environmental pollution and loss of revenues. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Winema Agencies-Manufacture and Maintenance of Boilers, Heat Exchangers and Condensers http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/winema-agencies/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/winema-agencies/ Winema Agencies, established in 2000, is a privately owned company that has grown to become one of Australasia's leading suppliers for specialist equipment used for the manufacture and maintenance of... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Mongolia to introduce two new bills to boost its mining industry http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmongolia-to-introduce-two-new-bills-to-boost-its-mining-industry-4218271 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmongolia-to-introduce-two-new-bills-to-boost-its-mining-industry-4218271 Mongolia plans to introduce two new bills in parliament to enable the growth of its mining industry and boost investment in the country. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT hrltesting-Contract Metallurgical Testing And Research http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/analysis/hrltesting/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/analysis/hrltesting/ hrltesting Pty Ltd is a contract metallurgical testing and research organisation servicing the mining industry and specialising in process development. The laboratory has developed many patented proc... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wabtec Corporation-Brake Shoes for Mine Vehicles http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/logistics/wabtec-cp/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/logistics/wabtec-cp/ Railroad Friction Products Corporation (RFPC), a partner company of Wabtec Corporation, manufactures COBRA® high-friction and low-friction composition brake shoes, specialty shoes, and disc brake linings for freight, locomotive and transit vehicles. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining merger talks fail http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbarrick-gold-and-newmont-mining-merger-talks-fail-4217726 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbarrick-gold-and-newmont-mining-merger-talks-fail-4217726 Proposed merger talks between Canadian Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining of Colorado have failed as the companies could not agree on which mines to be spun off. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Coal mine explosion kills 13 in Qujing, China http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscoal-mine-explosion-kills-13-in-qujing-china-4217545 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscoal-mine-explosion-kills-13-in-qujing-china-4217545 An explosion in an underground coal mine in Fuyuan County, Qujing, in the Yunnan province of south-west China has killed 13 people. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT HAZEMAG & EPR-Raw Materials Processing Equipment for the Mining Industry http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/hazemag/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/crushers/hazemag/ HAZEMAG & EPR is a medium-sized, internationally operating mechanical engineering company with headquarters in Dülmen, Germany. As one of the pioneers in its field, HAZEMAG is a leading plant and equ... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Checkers Industrial Safety Products-Cable and Hose Protection, Wheel Chocks and Warning Whips http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/checkers-industrial/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/checkers-industrial/ Checkers Industrial Safety Products offers reliable products and solutions that save people's lives and protect company's assets. Checkers supplies cable and hose protection, vehicle wheel chocks, warning whips, warning lights and a range of accessor… Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Novel Chemistry for Precious and Base Metals Flotation http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/chemicals/novel-chemistry-precious-base-metals-flotation/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/chemicals/novel-chemistry-precious-base-metals-flotation/ Cytec has developed a novel family of collectors designed for the flotation recovery of precious and base metals from primary and secondary ores. A plant trial was conducted in a large epithermal gold operation located in North America that was facin… Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Thor Global Enterprises-Bulk Material Handling Equipment http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/thor-global/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/thor-global/ Thor Global Enterprises is an international manufacturer of bulk material handling equipment for applications ranging from mining, recycling and stockpiling to ship, barge and rail loading and unload... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT