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 Star Cruises Chooses BlueCielo Project Portal for Document Control, Change Management and Collaboration in New Building Projects http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/blue-cielo/pressstar-cruises-chooses-bluecielo.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/blue-cielo/pressstar-cruises-chooses-bluecielo.html The BlueCielo solution will streamline document management and control processes; enhance Management of Change (MoC) and support global collaboration between internal and external stakeholders. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:04:00 GMT Gold Fields to explore two new mining techniques at South Deep mine in South Africa http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgold-fields-to-explore-two-new-mining-techniques-at-south-deep-mine-in-south-africa-4350668 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgold-fields-to-explore-two-new-mining-techniques-at-south-deep-mine-in-south-africa-4350668 South African gold mining firm Gold Fields is planning to trial two new mining methods at its South Deep mine, with the aim of unlocking 40 million ounces of reserves worth around $50bn. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ace Camp Solutions-Mobile Trailers and Modular Buildings http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/on-site-facilities/ace-camp-solutions/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/on-site-facilities/ace-camp-solutions/ Ace Camp Solutions produces and delivers customised, state-of-the-art mobile trailers and modular buildings, which accommodate remote camps and construction camp projects.Our solutions are engineered... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vale secures preliminary environmental licence to expand Carajas mine in Brazil http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsvale-secures-preliminary-environmental-licence-to-expand-carajas-mine-in-brazil-4350104 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsvale-secures-preliminary-environmental-licence-to-expand-carajas-mine-in-brazil-4350104 Brazilian mining giant Vale has secured a preliminary environmental licence from the Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis (Ibama) to expand its Carajás mine located in Para state. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT 2014 BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise Solution Suite Released http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/blue-cielo/press2014-bluecielo-meridian-enterprise-solution-suite-released.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/blue-cielo/press2014-bluecielo-meridian-enterprise-solution-suite-released.html BlueCielo has released BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise 2014, BlueCielo Publisher 2014 and BlueCielo Meridian Explorer 2014. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:46:00 GMT Onset Design Expands BlueCielo Solutions at BHP Billiton http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/blue-cielo/pressonset-design-expands-bluecielo-solutions-at-bhp-billiton.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/resource/blue-cielo/pressonset-design-expands-bluecielo-solutions-at-bhp-billiton.html Onset Design has announced the successful roll-out of BlueCielo Meridian Enterprise at BHP Billiton BMA MetCoal, with further expansion already planned. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:32:00 GMT MINE digital magazine: Issue 24 http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-24-4347880/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-24-4347880/ In this issue: The uncertain future of silver, Sierra Leone's industry beyond the infamous diamonds, lessons learned from the Soma mine disaster, innovations in underground communications, metal-mining plants and more. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:17:00 GMT Whitehaven Coal begins operations at Maules creek mine in Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswhitehaven-coal-begins-operations-at-maules-creek-mine-in-australia-4348951 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswhitehaven-coal-begins-operations-at-maules-creek-mine-in-australia-4348951 Australia-based Whitehaven Coal has commenced open cut mining operations at its $767m Maules Creek project in the Gunnedah Basin of Australia. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Zimplats closes Bimha mine after recent underground collapse http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newszimplats-closes-bimha-mine-after-recent-underground-collapse-4349270 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newszimplats-closes-bimha-mine-after-recent-underground-collapse-4349270 Zimplats has decided to stop all mining activities at the Bimha Mine in Zimbabwe, following an underground collapse at the facility in July this year. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Harmony Gold to temporarily close Target 3 shaft in South Africa http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsharmony-gold-to-temporarily-close-target-3-shaft-in-south-africa-4348906 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsharmony-gold-to-temporarily-close-target-3-shaft-in-south-africa-4348906 South Africa's Harmony Gold Mining Company has announced it will temporarily close its loss-making Target 3 shaft, putting around 1,500 jobs at risk. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Mine surveillance: How far is too far? http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-surveillance-how-far-is-too-far-4349771/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-surveillance-how-far-is-too-far-4349771/ With Idemitsu hitting the headlines for sending undercover security personnel to spy on environmental protest groups in New South Wales, the manner in which mining companies protect their operations has come under the spotlight. How can companies bal… Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Macmahon suspends work at Tavan Tolgoi mine in Mongolia over payment delays http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmacmahon-suspends-work-at-tavan-tolgoi-mine-in-mongolia-over-payment-delays-4348897 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmacmahon-suspends-work-at-tavan-tolgoi-mine-in-mongolia-over-payment-delays-4348897 Mine contractor Macmahon Holdings’ Mongolian subsidiary has suspended work on Tavan Tolgoi coal mine over a delay in payments from state-owned mine operator Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Fagor Releases Company Brochure on Commercial Catering Equipment http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/on-site-facilities/fagor-brochure/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/on-site-facilities/fagor-brochure/ Fagor is a market-leading manufacturer of commercial catering equipment, offering quality products and competitive pre and post-sales service. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:54:00 GMT Fagor Australia is proud to announce its new agent in Western Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/on-site-facilities/fagor/pressfagors-new-agent-western-australia.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/on-site-facilities/fagor/pressfagors-new-agent-western-australia.html Fagor Australia is proud to announce its new agent in Western Australia, Dunea Distributors. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:00 GMT Tait EnableFleet is about to Change the Way Mining, Oil and Gas Organisations Manage their Radio Fleet http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/tait-communications/presstait-enablefleet-radio-fleet.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/tait-communications/presstait-enablefleet-radio-fleet.html Global critical communications company, Tait Communications, has launched EnableFleet, an innovative solution that will revolutionise fleet management for mining, oil and gas organisations across the world. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:22:00 GMT IDCON Releases Work Processes and Skills Training Brochure 2014 http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/project/idcon-training-brochure-2014/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/project/idcon-training-brochure-2014/ IDCON and Reliability Solutions have extensive experience in the area of reliability and maintenance management, training and hands-on implementation. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:02:00 GMT Buenaventura buys remaining 51% stake in Chucapaca gold project in Peru http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbuenaventura-buys-remaining-51-stake-in-chucapaca-gold-project-in-peru-4347980 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbuenaventura-buys-remaining-51-stake-in-chucapaca-gold-project-in-peru-4347980 Peruvian mining firm Compania de Minas Buenaventura has acquired the 51% stake of the Chucapaca gold project from its South African joint venture (JV) partner Gold Fields. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT BHP Billiton to create a new company to simplify operations http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-to-create-a-new-company-to-simplify-operations-4347765 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-billiton-to-create-a-new-company-to-simplify-operations-4347765 Mining giant BHP Billiton is planning to demerge some of its assets to create a new metals and mining company, with the aim to simplify its operations and focus on key commodities. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Two killed and 25 trapped in Chinese coal mine blast http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstwo-killed-and-25-trapped-in-chinese-coal-mine-blast-4347627 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstwo-killed-and-25-trapped-in-chinese-coal-mine-blast-4347627 Two mine workers have died and 25 others have been trapped following a gas explosion at the Dongfang coal mine in the Xiejiaji district of Anhui in China. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Proxa Powers The World's Highest Grade Vanadium Plant http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/waste-management/proxa/pressproxa-powers-highest-grade-vanadium-plant.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/waste-management/proxa/pressproxa-powers-highest-grade-vanadium-plant.html In 2012 Canadian metals company Largo Resources began work on its flagship project, the Maracas Vanadium project in Bahia, Brazil. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:43:00 GMT