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 IMF accuses Congo Government of not providing details of Glencore deal http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsimf-accuses-congo-government-not-providing-details-glencore-deal-4612138 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsimf-accuses-congo-government-not-providing-details-glencore-deal-4612138 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has accused Congo's Government of not revealing the sale of state shares in a joint mining venture, breaching both its own regulations and terms agreed with the World Bank. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Mubadala and Trafigura sign agreement to create JV http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmubadala-trafigura-sign-agreement-create-jv-4612147 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmubadala-trafigura-sign-agreement-create-jv-4612147 Abu Dhabi’s investment company Mubadala and Swiss oil-to-metals trader Trafigura Beheer have signed an agreement to create a 50/50 joint-venture company to invest in the base metals mining sector, including copper and zinc. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Hexagon Mining http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/minesight/4328341415001.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/minesight/4328341415001.html Hexagon Mining's MineSight technology helps create safer, more productive mines. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:54:00 GMT The Advantages and Challenges of Analogue to Digital Migration http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/analogue-digital-migration-sepura/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/analogue-digital-migration-sepura/ DMR is an open, multi-vendor radio standard designed to offer low-complexity, low-cost and cross-brand interoperability. It is supported by major PMR products, including units, software and systems. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:12:00 GMT PotashCorp offers bid to buy K+S http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newspotashcorp-offers-bid-buy-ks-4611178 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newspotashcorp-offers-bid-buy-ks-4611178 Canadian mining company Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp) has confirmed its bid to acquire K+S Aktiengesellschaft in a deal worth an estimated $8bn. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT GHS can Deliver Commercial Helicopter Services for You http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/global-helicopter-transport-services/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/global-helicopter-transport-services/ Global Helicopter Service is a German EASA helicopter operator providing helicopter services from facilities worldwide, operating safely and efficiently. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Using the Internet of Things to boost efficiency in mining operations http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featureusing-the-internet-of-things-to-boost-efficiency-in-mining-operations-4585946/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featureusing-the-internet-of-things-to-boost-efficiency-in-mining-operations-4585946/ Japanese Komatsu and US-based General Electric (GE) are to continue their long history of partnership to offer what they call big data analysis services for mining customers, using Internet of Things technology to boost efficiency in mining operation… Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Royal Nickel secures permit to begin construction on Dumont mine in Quebec http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsroyal-nickel-secures-permit-begin-construction-dumont-mine-quebec-4611200 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsroyal-nickel-secures-permit-begin-construction-dumont-mine-quebec-4611200 Royal Nickel has secured the necessary permit to begin construction on a new nickel mine in Quebec, Canada, by early 2016. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Site-Wide Voice Networks Enable Mine-Wide Automation http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/site-wide-automation/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/site-wide-automation/ Automating mine operations presents numerous benefits such as centralised monitoring and control, real-time operational information and better decision-making. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Altona’s Cloncurry Project in Queensland gets $214m boost from Sichuan Railway Investment http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsaltonas-cloncurry-project-queensland-214m-boost-sichuan-railway-investment-4611244 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsaltonas-cloncurry-project-queensland-214m-boost-sichuan-railway-investment-4611244 Altona Mining has finalised an agreement with Chinese construction group Sichuan Railway Investment (SRIG) to form a joint venture (JV) for Altona's Cloncurry Project in north-west Queensland, Australia. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Trident South Africa-Supplier of Goodman Locomotives, Eimco Rockershovels and Atlas Copco Loaders http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/transportation/trident-sa/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/transportation/trident-sa/ Trident South Africa is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Goodman range of mining locomotives, as well as Eimco rockershovel / mucker / bogger units, and the Atlas Copco air loader rang... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rio Tinto to build underground section of $5.4bn Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrio-tinto-construct-underground-section-54bn-oyu-tolgoi-mine-mongolia-4611221 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrio-tinto-construct-underground-section-54bn-oyu-tolgoi-mine-mongolia-4611221 Rio Tinto has announced plans to construct the underground section of the $5.4bn Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia in 2015 with an investment of up to $300m. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Driconeq Drilling Construction Equipment-Drilling Equipment http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/drilling/driconeq/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/drilling/driconeq/ Driconeq Drilling Construction Equipment manufactures drilling equipment for the mining, quarrying, ground engineering and water well industries. We have extensive experience in the manufacture and u... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Intrinsically Safe Air Velocity Monitor for Managing Mine Ventilation http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ventilation/air-monitor-mine-ventilation/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ventilation/air-monitor-mine-ventilation/ Read how SAFDY System's air velocity monitor can improve safety in underground mines. Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nagrom Introduces Fire Assay Analytical Services http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/machining/nagrom/pressnagrom-fire-assay-analytical.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/machining/nagrom/pressnagrom-fire-assay-analytical.html Nagrom is pleased to announce the latest addition to its vast array of analytical services, Fire Assay. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:19:00 GMT Metallurgical Testing and Mineral Beneficiation from Nagrom http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/machining/metallurgical-mineral-beneficiation-nagrom/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/machining/metallurgical-mineral-beneficiation-nagrom/ Nagrom offers metallurgical services such as plant fabrication, surface coating and equipment manufacture for the mining and metals industry. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:16:00 GMT Comparison of Sampling Methods Using Size Distribution Analysis http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/sampling-methods-comparison-ima/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/sampling-methods-comparison-ima/ Read about IMA Engineering's comparison of sampling methods, and the company's new sampling device, the RAS. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:10:00 GMT MineSight-Hexagon Mining’s Comprehensive Modeling and Mine Planning Platform http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/minesight/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/minesight/ MineSight is a comprehensive modeling and mine planning platform, delivering integrated solutions for exploration, modeling, design, scheduling, and operation. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT GFS unveils new system for Caterpillar 793D Model truck http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgfs-unveils-new-system-caterpillar-793d-model-truck-4610035 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgfs-unveils-new-system-caterpillar-793d-model-truck-4610035 Natural gas conversion systems manufacturer GFS has announced the launch of a new system designed for the Caterpillar 793D Model truck. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT How Data and Applications Can Improve Operational Efficiency on Narrowband Networks http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/improve-efficiency-on-narrowband-networks/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/improve-efficiency-on-narrowband-networks/ Sepura's modern PMR radios offer a range of apps, automated routine tasks, timed alerts, and information in real-time for fast, informed decision-making. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT