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 Tomcar Releases its All-Terrain Utility Vehicle Brochure http://www.mining-technology.com/ http://www.mining-technology.com/ Tomcar vehicles are unique, fast and tough. From their origin as an agile and durable off-road military vehicle, they have evolved into ultra-functional, highly capable and safe machines fit for commercial, agricultural, governmental and private use … Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:00 GMT Roobuck Announces New ELV LED Tunnel Lighting System http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/roobuck/pressroobuck-elv-led-tunnel-lighting-system.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/roobuck/pressroobuck-elv-led-tunnel-lighting-system.html Roobuck's feature-packed tunnel lighting system - safe, efficient, convenient and durable - has now been released on to the market. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:34:00 GMT Fortune hunters: the top ten best paid mining jobs http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurefortune-hunters-the-top-ten-best-paid-mining-jobs-4214939/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurefortune-hunters-the-top-ten-best-paid-mining-jobs-4214939/ Mining salaries can be very lucrative but vary widely depending on the location, size of the company, years of experience and the educational qualifications of an employee. Mining-technology.com picks the ten highest paid job categories associated wi… Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:00 GMT Apollo Minerals partners with HPX to explore IOCG deposits in Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsapollo-minerals-partners-with-hpx-to-explore-iocg-deposits-in-australia-4215491 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsapollo-minerals-partners-with-hpx-to-explore-iocg-deposits-in-australia-4215491 Australian iron ore developer Apollo Minerals has secured shareholder approval to form a strategic alliance with High Power Exploration (HPX), to explore iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposits in the Northern Gawler Craton in South Australia. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Rössing Uranium Project http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/rossingsouth-uranium/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/rossingsouth-uranium/ The Rossing Uranium mine is located 70km north-east of Swakopmund in Namibia, Africa. It is the fifth largest producer of uranium in the world and accounts for about 8% of the world's uranium oxide production. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Study: uranium miners dying after working at Rio Tinto's Namibia mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsstudy-uranium-miners-dying-after-working-at-rio-tintos-namibia-mine-4215501 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsstudy-uranium-miners-dying-after-working-at-rio-tintos-namibia-mine-4215501 A study has found that Namibian miners who worked at Rio Tinto's Rössing mine are dying of cancers and unexplained illnesses. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Anglo American to divest South African Rustenburg mines http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsanglo-american-to-divest-south-african-rustenburg-mines-4215506 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsanglo-american-to-divest-south-african-rustenburg-mines-4215506 Mining and natural resources company Anglo American (Amplats) is set to divest its unprofitable South African Rustenburg mines. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Rio Tinto iron ore production drops by 6% in Q1 2014 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrio-tinto-iron-ore-production-drops-by-6-in-q1-2014-4215536 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrio-tinto-iron-ore-production-drops-by-6-in-q1-2014-4215536 Rio Tinto has reported a 6% decline in global iron ore production for the first quarter of this year compared with the previous quarter, due to bad weather conditions. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kazakhmys to acquire Koksay project in Kazakhstan http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskazakhmys-to-acquire-koksay-project-in-kazakhstan-4215492 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskazakhmys-to-acquire-koksay-project-in-kazakhstan-4215492 UK-registered copper mining firm Kazakhmys is all set to acquire the Koksay project, located in Kazakhstan, from CCC Mining Construction for $260m. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT IHC Merwede Reveals Healthy Order Book http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/ihc-mining-advisory/pressihc-merwede-reveals-healthy-order-book.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/ihc-mining-advisory/pressihc-merwede-reveals-healthy-order-book.html IHC Merwede has successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost €1.8bn worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at mo… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:12:00 GMT De Beers Diamond Mining Installs Guardvant Systems http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressde-beers-diamond-mining-installs-guardvant-systems.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressde-beers-diamond-mining-installs-guardvant-systems.html Provider of innovative mining technology Guardvant Inc. has received orders for its OpGuard operator fatigue and alertness monitoring system and the ProxGuard collision awareness system, from South Africa's largest diamond producer, De Beers Group of… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:39:00 GMT Phoenix Gold strikes two-year toll milling deal with FMR Investments http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsphoenix-gold-strikes-two-year-toll-milling-deal-with-fmr-investments-4214499 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsphoenix-gold-strikes-two-year-toll-milling-deal-with-fmr-investments-4214499 Phoenix Gold has entered into a two-year toll milling agreement with FMR Investments for ore treatment at the latter’s Greenfields ore treatment facility in Coolgardie, Western Australia. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK grant to improve Philippines accountability in mining sector http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsuk-grant-to-improve-philippines-accountability-in-mining-sector-4214796 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsuk-grant-to-improve-philippines-accountability-in-mining-sector-4214796 The UK Government has provided a financial grant to the Philippines to improve accountability and transparency in the mining sector. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT EMED secures mining rights for Rio Tinto copper project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsemed-secures-mining-rights-for-rio-tinto-copper-project-4214433 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsemed-secures-mining-rights-for-rio-tinto-copper-project-4214433 EMED Mining has announced that the Andalucían government has confirmed transfer of the mining rights for the Rio Tinto copper project, owned by its Spanish subsidiary EMED Tartessus. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Testwork confirms saleable magnetite at WAFM’s Binga project in Cameroon http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstestwork-confirms-saleable-magnetite-at-wafms-binga-project-in-cameroon-4214610 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstestwork-confirms-saleable-magnetite-at-wafms-binga-project-in-cameroon-4214610 Preliminary metallurgical test results on magnetite-bearing iron-ore from West African Minerals’ (WAFM) Binga iron-ore project in Cameroon have confirmed the presence of saleable magnetite concentrate, ranging from 61% to 64% iron. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Jubilee commissions third furnace at Middelburg operations in South Africa http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsjubilee-commissions-third-furnace-at-middelburg-operations-in-south-africa-4214614 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsjubilee-commissions-third-furnace-at-middelburg-operations-in-south-africa-4214614 Jubilee Platinum has commissioned a third ARC furnace at its Middelburg smelter operations in South Africa. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT On-Board Weighing Solutions - Millennium5 and HelperX http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transportation/on-board-weighing-millennium5-helperx/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transportation/on-board-weighing-millennium5-helperx/ As a company that manufactures and services on-board weighing solutions and payload management equipment worldwide, VEI's solutions can be found on a diverse range of industrial vehicles. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:39:00 GMT Padbury Mining secures $6bn funding for Oakajee project in Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newspadbury-mining-secures-6bn-funding-for-oakajee-project-in-australia-4213987 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newspadbury-mining-secures-6bn-funding-for-oakajee-project-in-australia-4213987 Mineral exploration firm Padbury Mining has secured the funding required to build a $6bn deep water port and associated rail network at Oakajee in Western Australia. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT McEwen’s gold production increases by 14% in Q1 2014 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmcewens-gold-production-increases-by-14-in-q1-2014-4213994 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmcewens-gold-production-increases-by-14-in-q1-2014-4213994 McEwen Mining has reported a 14% increase in its total production to 32,146oz of gold equivalent for the first quarter of 2014, compared with 28,127oz for the same period in 2013. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Alaskan Brewing Company Uses Sonic Horn to Clear Boiler Ash Build-Up http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/martin-engineering/pressalaskan-brewing-company-uses-sonic-horn.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/martin-engineering/pressalaskan-brewing-company-uses-sonic-horn.html An Alaskan brewery has installed a Martin Engineering sonic horn to improve ash flow and prevent clogging in the exhaust stream of its hybrid boiler system. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT