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 HDPE Stormwater Channel Solves Wisconsin DOT Highway Overpass Drainage Problem http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/waste-management/smartditch/presshighway-overpass-drainage-problem.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/waste-management/smartditch/presshighway-overpass-drainage-problem.html An overpass with a steep slope along a Wisconsin highway north of Milwaukee had been experiencing excessive stormwater runoff, resulting in slope-side erosion, and undermining of the road. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:27:00 GMT Imexsar DMS Ferrosilicon Brochure http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/screening/imexsar-dms-ferrosilicon-brochure/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/screening/imexsar-dms-ferrosilicon-brochure/ The Imexsar team has more than 14 year's experience in the marketing, distribution and technical support of dense medium ferrosilicon. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:28:00 GMT Guardvant Announces Sean Perry to Lead APAC Regional Office http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressguardvant-sean-perry-apac-office.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressguardvant-sean-perry-apac-office.html Guardvant is pleased to announce that Sean Perry has joined Guardvant to lead sales and technical support in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:22:00 GMT Research finds 93% Australian mining leaders not optimistic about growth prospects http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsresearch-finds-93-australian-mining-leaders-optimistic-growth-prospects-4636169 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsresearch-finds-93-australian-mining-leaders-optimistic-growth-prospects-4636169 A new report by Newport Consulting has found that around 93% of mining leaders in Australia are not optimistic about their growth prospects for the next year. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Barrick Gold to sell 50% stake in Chile’s Zaldívar mine to Antofagasta for $1bn http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbarrick-gold-sell-50-stake-chile-zaldvar-mine-antofagasta-1bn-4636157 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbarrick-gold-sell-50-stake-chile-zaldvar-mine-antofagasta-1bn-4636157 Barrick Gold has signed an agreement to sell a 50% interest in Chile's Zaldívar copper mine to Antofagasta for $1bn. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nautilus Minerals awards Solwara 1 dewatering plant design contract to DRA http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnautilus-minerals-awards-solwara-1-dewatering-plant-design-contract-dra-4636193 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnautilus-minerals-awards-solwara-1-dewatering-plant-design-contract-dra-4636193 Canadian underwater mineral exploration company Nautilus Minerals has awarded a contract to the Brisbane office of the DRA Group (DRA) for the detailed design of the Solwara 1 dewatering plant. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tiefenbach Control Systems-Electrohydraulic Control Systems for Underground Mines http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/controls/tiefenbachcontrol/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/controls/tiefenbachcontrol/ With nearly 100 staff on its books, Tiefenbach Control Systems is a market leader in the field of electrohydraulic control systems for use in underground mines. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:02:00 GMT Ed Desjardins Joins Guardvant as Executive Vice-President http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressed-desjardins-guardvant-executive-vice-president.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressed-desjardins-guardvant-executive-vice-president.html Guardvant is pleased to announce that Ed Desjardins has joined the company as executive vice-president. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:28:00 GMT PIRAZIZ International Service Solutions -Prefabricated Structures and Man Camp Services http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/on-site-facilities/piraziz-hekim-holding/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/on-site-facilities/piraziz-hekim-holding/ Piraziz, part of Hekim Holding, is a foreign trade company providing temporary and permanent man camp services for any region. Our specialised and experienced staff can deal with any climate and everything from remote regions to city centres. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:01:00 GMT Shymanivske Iron Ore Project, Dnepropetrovsk http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/shymanivske-iron-ore-project-dnepropetrovsk/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/shymanivske-iron-ore-project-dnepropetrovsk/ Black Iron, through its subsidiary Shymanivske Steel, is developing the Shymanivske iron ore deposit in the KrivBass iron ore basin in the Dnepropetrovsk region of Ukraine. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Around 10,000 jobs in South Africa at risk as mining firms announce production cuts http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsaround-10000-jobs-south-africa-risk-mining-companies-announce-production-cuts-4635076 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsaround-10000-jobs-south-africa-risk-mining-companies-announce-production-cuts-4635076 Appoximately 10,000 jobs in South Africa are expected to be cut due to a number of producers opting to slash production at major mines. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Senators announce new legislation to improve royalties from coal mines http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsus-senators-introduce-new-legislation-improve-royalty-coal-mines-4635105 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsus-senators-introduce-new-legislation-improve-royalty-coal-mines-4635105 US Senators Ron Wyden, of Oregon, and Tom Udall, of New Mexico, have introduced a new bill to enable taxpayers in the country to receive royalties for the full value of coal produced on public lands. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT NRW secures mining and ore haulage contract from Rio Tinto in Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnrw-secures-mining-ore-haulage-contract-rio-tinto-australia-4635045 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsnrw-secures-mining-ore-haulage-contract-rio-tinto-australia-4635045 Rio Tinto has awarded a contract to NRW for contract mining and ore haulage to help boost production at Nammuldi iron ore mine. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Production hit at Yellow Giant gold mine in British Colombia after pollution violation notice http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsproduction-hit-yellow-giant-gold-mine-british-colombia-pollution-violation-notice-4635008 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsproduction-hit-yellow-giant-gold-mine-british-colombia-pollution-violation-notice-4635008 Production at Banks Island Gold's Yellow Giant gold mine in British Columbia (BC) has been hit after the company received pollution violation notice following a insdustrial water spill. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Guardvant Introduces ProxGuard GPS Collision Avoidance System http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressguardvant-proxguard-collision-avoidance.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressguardvant-proxguard-collision-avoidance.html Guardvant has released the ProxGuard GPS Collision Avoidance System to address new requirements in South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources, Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 of 1996). Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:35:00 GMT Goldcorp Los Filos Selects Guardvant’s OpGuard System http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressgoldcorp-los-filos-guardvants-opguard.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/health-and-safety/guardvant/pressgoldcorp-los-filos-guardvants-opguard.html Guardvant, Inc. has completed deployment of OpGuard, Operator Fatigue and Alertness Monitoring System, at Goldcorp's Los Filos mine in southern Mexico. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:17:00 GMT Gemecs Clients Among Major Coal Suppliers to Eskom http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/gemecs/pressgemecs-clients-among-major-coal-suppliers-to-eskom.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/gemecs/pressgemecs-clients-among-major-coal-suppliers-to-eskom.html Two of Gemecs clients are named as major players in the coal supply chain to ESKOM. Both Ichor Coal and Mbuyelo Group are listed in a recent article, published on the 26th of July 2015 by News24.com. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:07:00 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. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:36:00 GMT Aerial Survey Equipment and Modeling Technology for Mining Sites http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/exploration/smartplanes-aerial-survey-sweden/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/exploration/smartplanes-aerial-survey-sweden/ An iron ore mining site in Kiruna, Northern Sweden, was repeatedly surveyed with a SmartPlanes SmartOne-C aircraft, and a rugged tablet computer used as ground control station. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Four Mile Uranium Mine http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/four-mile-uranium-mine/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/four-mile-uranium-mine/ The Four Mile uranium mine is located approximately 550km north of Adelaide, Australia, which features two of the world's biggest uranium mines. It is the fifth uranium mine in Australia. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT