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 Highlands Pacific passes Star Mountains management to Anglo American http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newshighlands-pacific-hands-over-star-mountains-management-to-anglo-american-5877487 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newshighlands-pacific-hands-over-star-mountains-management-to-anglo-american-5877487 Highlands Pacific has agreed to transfer management of the Star Mountains exploration project in the West Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to Anglo American, which has spent $25m on the project since 2015. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: First Cobalt, Wanguo International Mining Group http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-first-cobalt-wanguo-international-mining-group-5876207 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-first-cobalt-wanguo-international-mining-group-5876207 Canada-based mining company First Cobalt has signed a $140m binding agreement to acquire Cobalt One and form a new cobalt exploration company named MergeCo with a proforma market capitalisation of $110m. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Canyon Copper to acquire Munro Warden property in Canada http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscanyon-copper-to-acquire-up-to-100-in-munro-warden-property-in-canada-5877438 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscanyon-copper-to-acquire-up-to-100-in-munro-warden-property-in-canada-5877438 Canyon Copper has signed an option agreement to acquire up to a 100% interest in 2333382 Ontario’s Munro Warden copper nickel cobalt property, 85km east of Timmins, Canada. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Chairman for SRK Consulting Australasia http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/srk/pressnew-chairman-srk-consulting-australasia.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/srk/pressnew-chairman-srk-consulting-australasia.html The Board of SRK Consulting (Australasia) is pleased to announce the appointment of Corporate Consultant, Mark Noppé, as its new chairman. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cintasa Signs New Commercial Distribution Deal in South America http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/cintasa/pressnew-commercial-distribution-south-america.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/cintasa/pressnew-commercial-distribution-south-america.html Continuing with our strategy of expansion and commercial presence in new markets, Cintasa has signed a distribution agreement with Triple L of Peru. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Dalradian starts surface drilling at Curraghinalt gold deposit http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdalradian-starts-30000m-surface-drilling-at-curraghinalt-gold-deposit-5877699 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdalradian-starts-30000m-surface-drilling-at-curraghinalt-gold-deposit-5877699 Canada-based Dalradian Resources has started its 30,000m surface drilling project at Curraghinalt gold deposit in Northern Ireland.  Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Venturex Resources, Tata Steel, Zinc of Ireland http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-venturex-resources-tata-steel-zinc-of-ireland-5876025 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-venturex-resources-tata-steel-zinc-of-ireland-5876025 Australia-based Venturex Resources has reached an agreement to raise up to A$3.75m ($2.93m) in non-renounceable rights offering of shares priced at A$0.005 ($0.004) each. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Comprehensive Supplier of Mining Solutions http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/used_equipment/comprehensive-supplier-mining-solutions/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/used_equipment/comprehensive-supplier-mining-solutions/ QME Contract Mining Division has its own professional 'in-house' management team, and employs a large number of skilled miners and utilises an extensive equipment fleet. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:00:00 GMT REMA Tip Top Corporate Film http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/tiptop/5514181155001.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/materials/tiptop/5514181155001.html Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:11:00 GMT Introducing trackPIN™ & surveyPIN™ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/rigid-robotics/pressintroducing-trackpin-surveypin.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/rigid-robotics/pressintroducing-trackpin-surveypin.html The 2017 CIM Expo was the first time we showed our latest hardware, including trackPIN and surveyPIN, to the general public. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:00:00 GMT Provision Loader Machine Guidance System http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/provision-loader-wp/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/provision-loader-wp/ The Modular ProVision 3 Loader system enables loader operators to work efficiently and stick to the plan. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:00:00 GMT Red Meters Unveils New Social Media Persona http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/controls/red-meters/pressnew-social-media-persona.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/controls/red-meters/pressnew-social-media-persona.html Last week, Red Meters unveiled a brand new social media persona, complete with new profiles. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Grindex Introduces Maxi-H-Lite at Bauma http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/grindex/pressmaxi-h-lite-bauma.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/grindex/pressmaxi-h-lite-bauma.html During Bauma 2016, Grindex released the new Maxi-H-Lite and a digital tool based on augmented reality. The tool equips users with X-ray vision of the products and with state-of-the-art tools. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside De Beers project to create carbon neutral mining within five years http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurebehind-de-beers-project-to-create-carbon-neutral-mining-within-five-years-5864354/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurebehind-de-beers-project-to-create-carbon-neutral-mining-within-five-years-5864354/ De Beers has announced it is leading a research project that aims to make some of its mines carbon neutral within five years. The idea involves storing carbon through the mineralisation of kimberlite waste from the diamond extraction process. This co… Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hexagon Mining launches solution for enhanced traffic flow in mines http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newshexagon-mining-launches-solution-for-better-traffic-flow-in-mines-5876469 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newshexagon-mining-launches-solution-for-better-traffic-flow-in-mines-5876469 US-based Hexagon Mining has unveiled the HxGN Dynamic Haulage 1.0 solution, which is designed to optimise truck movement for mining companies. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT BHP to invest $276.69m in Australia’s Olympic Dam smelter operations http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-to-invest-27669m-in-australias-olympic-dam-smelter-operations-5875843 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbhp-to-invest-27669m-in-australias-olympic-dam-smelter-operations-5875843 BHP Billiton is set to invest A$350m ($276.69m) towards a maintenance programme at its Olympic Dam smelter operations in South Australia. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Madaouela Uranium Project http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/madaouela-uranium-project/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/madaouela-uranium-project/ Madaouela is an advanced-stage uranium project being developed near Arlit in north-central Niger. The project is located within the most significant sandstone-hosted uranium deposits in the world. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Emgold Mining signs LoI to acquire Golden Arrow property in US http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsemgold-mining-signs-loi-to-acquire-golden-arrow-property-in-us-5876869 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsemgold-mining-signs-loi-to-acquire-golden-arrow-property-in-us-5876869 Emgold Mining has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for an option agreement to acquire an 80% interest in Nevada Sunrise Gold’s Golden Arrow gold-silver property in Nevada, US. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oman's PAM signs contract to implement new mining strategy http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsomans-pam-signs-contract-to-implement-new-mining-strategy-5875399 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsomans-pam-signs-contract-to-implement-new-mining-strategy-5875399 Oman’s Public Authority for Mining (PAM) has signed a contract with a consortium led by SRK Consulting to implement a new strategy for mine operations in the country.  Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Washington Companies to buy Dominion Diamond for $1.2bn http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswashington-companies-to-acquire-dominion-diamond-for-12bn-5875642 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswashington-companies-to-acquire-dominion-diamond-for-12bn-5875642 Washington Companies has signed a $1.2bn agreement to acquire Canada's Dominion Diamond. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT