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 MINE digital magazine: issue 56 http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-56-5791208/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-56-5791208/ In this issue: The amber industry trapped in tragedy, a $1m competition to disrupt mining, lithium in Cornwall, forgotten minerals, using drones for site surveys, the evolution of mining apps, and more Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT Advantage Lithium to start drilling at Cauchari lithium property, Argentina http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsadvantage-lithium-to-start-drilling-at-cauchari-lithium-property-in-argentina-5799323 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsadvantage-lithium-to-start-drilling-at-cauchari-lithium-property-in-argentina-5799323 Advantage Lithium is to start the first phase of a drilling programme at its lithium property in the Cauchari Salar of Jujuy province in Argentina. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Conax Technologies, Tarku Resources, Baosteel Group Corporation, Cabral Resources http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-conax-technologies-tarku-resources-baosteel-group-corporation-cabral-resources-5798424 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-conax-technologies-tarku-resources-baosteel-group-corporation-cabral-resources-5798424 Engineering services provider Conax Technologies has announced the acquisition of Quality Quartz Engineering. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Alchemy Resources, KRSNA Minerals, RUSAL, Metalloinvest MC http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-alchemy-resources-krsna-minerals-rusal-metalloinvest-mc-5798405 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-alchemy-resources-krsna-minerals-rusal-metalloinvest-mc-5798405 Australian gold and base metal exploration company Alchemy Resources has announced its intention to raise A$1.15m ($0.87m) through a pro-rata, non-renounceable entitlement offer. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Precision Agriculture Utilizing UAVs http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/exploration/smartplanes/pressprecision-agriculture-uavs-mt.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/exploration/smartplanes/pressprecision-agriculture-uavs-mt.html With recent technology advancements in small UAS and with reasonable access to affordable sensors, the farmers and researchers of the agriculture industry are starting to adopt UAS technology. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Silver Standard Resources signs option to gain 60% of SIB project, Canada http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssilver-standard-resources-signs-option-agreement-to-explore-the-sib-project-in-canada-5799230 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssilver-standard-resources-signs-option-agreement-to-explore-the-sib-project-in-canada-5799230 Canada-based precious metals producer Silver Standard Resources has signed an option agreement with Eskay Mining to acquire up to a 60% undivided interest in the SIB project in British Columbia, Canada. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Q1 Order Intake Improved Across All Regions http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-mining/pressq1order2017-mt.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-mining/pressq1order2017-mt.html In the first quarter of 2017, Sulzer achieved an order intake of Sfr757.6m compared with Sfr684.6m in the same period of the previous year. Adjusted for currency effects, the growth rate was 11.1%. Adjusted for currency and acquisition effects, order… Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Miner Elastomer Products Corporation at SME and CONEXPO 2017 http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/transportation/minerelastomer/presssme-conexpo-2017.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/transportation/minerelastomer/presssme-conexpo-2017.html Miner Elastomer Products had a busy month while exhibiting at the Society for Mining and Engineering show in Denver, Colorado, and CONEXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:00:00 GMT Miner Elastomer Products Corporation: Mining Catalog http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transportation/miner-elastomer-products-corporation-mining-catalog/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transportation/miner-elastomer-products-corporation-mining-catalog/ Miner Elastomer Products Corporation is a division of Miner Enterprises, a 118 year old company founded on the basic principle of selling high quality products at competitive prices. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:56:00 GMT DAMM's TetraFlex Voice and Data Log System for Call Data Records http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/damms-tetraflex-voice-data-log/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/damms-tetraflex-voice-data-log/ The TetraFlex® Voice and Data Log system provides comprehensive voice and data recording facilities and a range of logging facilities for call data records (CDR). Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:06:00 GMT Sulzer Cast Materials http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/sulzer-cast-materials/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/sulzer-cast-materials/ Wherever there are chloride solutions, such as sea water, bleach or oxidising salts e.g. ferric chloride and cupric chloride, pitting and crevice corrosion can occur. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:06:00 GMT Equipment Update 2017 http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/equipment-update-2017/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/equipment-update-2017/ We can now help you with wheel rims as we're the exclusive agent for TRW, Sleipner the company that builds transport systems for heavy machinery has a unit specifically for bulldozers and there's a really interesting study being conducted in Mauritan… Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Teranga Gold makes two new discoveries in Burkina Faso http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsteranga-gold-makes-two-new-gold-discoveries-in-burkina-faso-5798571 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsteranga-gold-makes-two-new-gold-discoveries-in-burkina-faso-5798571 Gold production company Teranga Gold has made two new discoveries from its exploration programme at Golden Hill in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Blind Creek Resources closes acquisition of Engineer Mine and Gold Hill properties in Canada http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsblind-creek-resources-closes-acquisition-of-engineer-mine-gold-hill-properties-in-british-columbia-5798607 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsblind-creek-resources-closes-acquisition-of-engineer-mine-gold-hill-properties-in-british-columbia-5798607 Blind Creek Resources has closed the acquisition of 100% interest in the Engineer Mine and the Gold Hill properties in British Columbia, Canada. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mining Sector Specialisation – Instrumentation and Services http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/emission_control/mining-sector-specialisation-instrumentation-and-services/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/emission_control/mining-sector-specialisation-instrumentation-and-services/ At ECOTECH, we understand the sensitive nature of the mining industry. Environmental monitoring is not only something we're experts at, but are passionate about. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Durability and Long Term Performance of Fibre-Reinforced Concrete http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/tunnelling/fibre-reinforced-concrete/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/tunnelling/fibre-reinforced-concrete/ Remedial works of the concrete structure well before the specified design life will yield additional cost to the owner due to loss of revenue and the cost of the works to rehabilitate the structure. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Goldstrike Resources closes investment agreement worth $39.5m with Newmont http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgoldstrike-resources-closes-investment-agreement-worth-395m-with-newmont-5798537 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgoldstrike-resources-closes-investment-agreement-worth-395m-with-newmont-5798537 Gold exploration company Goldstrike Resources has received shareholder approval of its strategic alliance agreement with Newmont Mining and Newmont Canada FN Holdings (Newmont). Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Normet to Form a Joint Venture in China http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/roofing/normet/pressnormet-jv-china.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/roofing/normet/pressnormet-jv-china.html Normet Group and JCHX Mining Management have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to manufacture and sell underground mining equipment in the Chinese market. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Senator Minerals signs LoI to acquire Carter Lake Uranium Project in Canada http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssenator-minerals-signs-loi-to-acquire-carter-lake-uranium-project-in-canada-5796743 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssenator-minerals-signs-loi-to-acquire-carter-lake-uranium-project-in-canada-5796743 Senator Minerals has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Gunnar Minerals to acquire a controlling interest in the Carter Lake Uranium Project, located in the south-western corner of the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nautitech-Communication, Power Supply and Detection Solutions for Mine Sites http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/nautitech/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/nautitech/ Nautitech provides innovative solutions for hazardous mining environments such as vehicle methane detection, broadband power line modems (BPLM) for communications, and camera technology.It has implem... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT