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 Deals this week: Lara Exploration, San Marco Resources, Lundin Gold http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lara-exploration-san-marco-resources-lundin-gold-4473642 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lara-exploration-san-marco-resources-lundin-gold-4473642 Lara Exploration has signed a letter of intent with Goldplata Mining International to consolidate their respective interests in the Condoroma and Murindo copper porphyry projects. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Eurogomma GET Flexy Screening System Increases Screen Productivity by more than 50% http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/screening/eurogomma/presseurogomma-get-flexy-screening-system-increases-screen-productivity-by-more-than-50.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/screening/eurogomma/presseurogomma-get-flexy-screening-system-increases-screen-productivity-by-more-than-50.html Eurogomma's GET Flexy polyurethane elastic screening system can be retrofitted into any existing screen deck to transform it into high-efficiency piece of technology. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Teck Resources starts shipment of zinc and lead from restarted Pend Oreille Operations http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsteck-resources-begins-shipment-of-zinc-and-lead-from-restarted-pend-oreille-operations-4473362 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsteck-resources-begins-shipment-of-zinc-and-lead-from-restarted-pend-oreille-operations-4473362 Canadian mining company Teck Resources has commenced the first shipment of zinc and lead concentrate from its restarted Pend Oreille Operations, Washington State. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Adani awards Downer $1.6bn contracts for services work at Carmichael Coal Mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsadani-awards-downer-16bn-contracts-for-services-work-at-carmichael-coal-mine-4473539 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsadani-awards-downer-16bn-contracts-for-services-work-at-carmichael-coal-mine-4473539 Australian engineering company Downer EDI has secured contracts worth A$2bn ($1.6bn) from Adani Mining to provide mining services and construction of mine infrastructure at the Carmichael Coal Mine in Central Queensland. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT MINE digital magazine: Issue 28 http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-28-4471998/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-28-4471998/ In this issue: challenges and opportunities for graphite, Vale and ABB’s mine automation project, keeping temperatures low underground with a new approach to ice cooling, mitigating Ebola risks in mining operations, and more. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:12:00 GMT ICP Electronics Australia Announces IEI’s Intelligent Industrial Panel PC PPC-F H81 Series for Industrial Applications http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/backplane/pressicp-electronics-ppc-f-h81-series.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/backplane/pressicp-electronics-ppc-f-h81-series.html ICP Electronics Australia has released IEI Technology's new intelligent industrial metal bezel panel PC, the PPC-F H81 series, based on the Intel® H81 chipset. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Baroka to offer $385m for Amplats’ Bokoni mine stake http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbaroka-to-offer-385m-for-amplats-bokoni-mine-stake-4472788 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbaroka-to-offer-385m-for-amplats-bokoni-mine-stake-4472788 South African platinum producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has received a ZAR4.5bn ($385m) offer from Baroka Tribal Mining for its 49% stake in Bokoni mine. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT ICP Electronics Launches eKINO-BT Mini ITX Board Supporting AUPS Sub-System for Vehicle, Retail and Surveillance Applications http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/backplane/pressicp-electronics-ekino-subsystem.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/backplane/pressicp-electronics-ekino-subsystem.html ICP Electronics Australia has released IEI Technology's eKINO-BT mini ITX industrial single board computer supporting an AUPS sub-system. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Whitehaven starts shipping coal from Maules Creek mine in NSW http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswhitehaven-starts-shipping-coal-from-maules-creek-mine-in-nsw-4472740 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswhitehaven-starts-shipping-coal-from-maules-creek-mine-in-nsw-4472740 Whitehaven Coal has started transporting coal from its Maules Creek in New South Wales (NSW) earlier than expected. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Coeur Mining to acquire Paramount for $146m http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscoeur-mining-to-acquire-paramount-for-146m-4473087 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscoeur-mining-to-acquire-paramount-for-146m-4473087 Coeur Mining has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Paramount Gold and Silver in a transaction valued at $146m. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT SunCoke Energy to downsize coal mining business http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssuncoke-energy-to-downsize-coal-mining-business-4471811 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newssuncoke-energy-to-downsize-coal-mining-business-4471811 SunCoke Energy is to implement a phased plan to scale-back its coal mining business in a bid to focus on its core competencies of processing and handling raw materials for industrial customers. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT NorthMet Project, Minnesota http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/northmet-project-minnesota/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/northmet-project-minnesota/ PolyMet Mining's NorthMet copper nickel platinum group metals (PGMs) project, located in northeastern Minnesota, US, will be the first ever mining project to commercially extract metals from Duluth Complex. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Gold Mining to acquire Riverstone Resources' mining tenement in Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgold-mining-to-acquire-riverstone-resources-mining-tenement-in-australia-4471559 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgold-mining-to-acquire-riverstone-resources-mining-tenement-in-australia-4471559 US-based Gold Mining has signed an agreement with Riverstone Resources to acquire a 24-acre mining tenement in Queensland, Australia. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT China to cut coal export tariffs http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newschina-to-cut-coal-export-tariffs-4471587 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newschina-to-cut-coal-export-tariffs-4471587 China is to cut export tariffs on coal from 1 January 2015, as part of the country's efforts to re-order trade and foster economic growth. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Striking workers at Antamina copper and zinc mine in Peru resume work http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsstriking-workers-at-antamina-copper-and-zinc-mine-in-peru-resume-work-4470200 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsstriking-workers-at-antamina-copper-and-zinc-mine-in-peru-resume-work-4470200 The labour union of Antamina Antamina copper-zinc mine in Peru SUTRACOMASA has ended a strike that has been ongoing since 10 December and is set to resume to work. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Hitachi to use Nissan’s situational awareness technology for mining trucks http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newshitachi-to-use-nissans-situational-awareness-technology-for-mining-trucks-4470345 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newshitachi-to-use-nissans-situational-awareness-technology-for-mining-trucks-4470345 Hitachi Construction Machinery is set to use Nissan Motor's around view monitor (AVM) and moving object detection (MOD) technology for its trucks, following a licencing agreement. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Kirloskar Oil Engines-Diesel Engines, Pump Sets and Diesel Generators http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/kirloskar-oil-engines/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/kirloskar-oil-engines/ Kirloskar Oil Engines is India's leading diesel engine, agri pump set and generator manufacturing company. Kirloskar engines cover a power envelope ranging from 4hp to 800hp and from 2,400hp to 11,000hp, in both air-cooled and water-cooled versions. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Harmony Gold and Newcrest to invest $2.3bn in Papua New Guinea mine development http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsharmony-gold-and-newcrest-to-invest-23bn-in-papua-new-guinea-mine-development-4470247 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsharmony-gold-and-newcrest-to-invest-23bn-in-papua-new-guinea-mine-development-4470247 Harmony Gold Mining and Newcrest Mining are set to invest $2.3bn in developing their Golpu deposit in Papua New Guinea. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Makhado Coal Mine, Vhembe District, Limpopo Province http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/makhado-coal-mine-vhembe-district-limpopo-province/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/makhado-coal-mine-vhembe-district-limpopo-province/ Makhado is a coking and thermal coal project located in Vhembe District, the Limpopo province, South Africa. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Backplane Systems Technology Releases MPL's PIP39 Computer for Long-Term Industrial Applications http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/backplane/pressbackplane-mpl-pip39.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/backplane/pressbackplane-mpl-pip39.html Backplane Systems Technology has launched MPL's PIP39, a high-performance, low-power consumption and highly integrated rugged embedded computer, built in a specially designed aluminium or optional MIL IP67 housing. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:39:00 GMT