Mining Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Mining Technology-Updates SmartDitch: The Channel Lining Solution for Water Flow Control The SmartDitch system gives customers the most versatile solution for channel lining and water flow control. The attached brochure covers SmartDitch's service offerings across water flow control for drainage, erosion, stormwater, irrigation and spill… Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT The SmartDitch Surface Water Run-off System Stormwater run-off from mining and industrial operations is a big threat to land and water quality in both urban and rural areas. Download the free brochure to read how SmartDitch could help your business protect its assets and the environment. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:49:00 GMT The SmartDitch MegaDitch System The MegaDitch system is a proven, infinitely expandable HDPE channel lining system from SmartDitch. Download the free MegaDitch brochure to read further. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:43:00 GMT MCOR is Cutting Through Red Tape Where Rehabilitation Saves You Money Over the years, companies that provide industrial services and solutions have come under close scrutiny due to mandated policies, practices and procedures. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:31:00 GMT Rio Tinto announces job cuts at Kestrel coal mine in Queensland, Australia Anglo-Australian Rio Tinto is cutting around 100 jobs at its Kestrel coal mine in Queensland, with an aim to save costs amid tough conditions for the Australian coal industry. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australian Government to scrap 30% mining tax on profits The Australian Government is set to scrap its 30% tax on coal and iron-ore profits made by mining firms, after it successfully repealed the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) in the upper-house senate, with support from six crossbenchers, including Pa… Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Anglo American plans to expand production at Unki mine in Zimbabwe Anglo American Platinum is planning to triple production at its Unki mine in Zimbabwe, despite not receiving the $109m seized by the government as foreign exchange during the period from 2006 to 2009. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Capital gains: why London remains the premier global hub for mining finance London continues to fight off competition from Toronto and Hong Kong as the undisputed centre of global mining finance. We talk to Deloitte’s UK head of mining Tim Biggs about the city’s unique corporate demographic and how canny junior operators can… Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Putzmeister at EXPOMINA 2014: Stand E01 Putzmeister will be present at the 2014 EXPOMINA mining trade show in Peru, one of the most important specialised events in the mining products and services sector, being held from 10 - 12 September in Lima. Putzmeister has been a leading provider of… Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:21:00 GMT Traditional Road Building Methods Bite the Dust After years of re-sheeting an unsealed road on a regular schedule, a council in rural NSW was ready for a better approach. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:39:00 GMT Freeport halts Candelaria mine sale negotiation over Chilean tax uncertainty Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has halted negotiations with Canada's Lundin Mining over the proposed sale of its Candelaria copper mine in Chile for more than $2bn, after the country made changes to its tax regime. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Five missing and 22 rescued from collapsed mine in Nicaragua An urgent search operation is on-going to free five miners who became trapped in an unlicensed gold and silver mine in Nicaragua, after it collapsed on Thursday due to a landslide. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Location Services In the drive for greater business profitability, utilities are already demanding the greatest efficiencies and returns from their assets and people. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Upgrading to Trunked DMR Upgrading and migrating a PMR network can be a major headache for network operators. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Labour strike forces Cameco to suspend two operations in Saskatchewan, Canada A labour strike has forced Canada-based uranium producer Cameco to suspend production at its McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations in northern Saskatchewan. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT PROXA Contracted to Provide Mine Irrigation and Drinking Water Samancor Western Chrome Mines contracted PROXA for the installation of a water treatment plant for the production of irrigation water from underground mine water. The requirement was to treat the contaminated underground mine water to irrigation stan… Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cadden Crowe is Recruiting for General Manager - Project Development Working for a principal mining house that has ambitious aspirations to build a world-class operation at this impressive asset based in the Pacific. The company is characterised by strong governmental support and sustainable community engagement. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:47:00 GMT Deals this week: Tiger Resources, Intrepid Mines, Norton Gold Fields and more Tiger Resources has signed a deal to acquire a 40% stake in the Kipoi copper mine (SEK) for $111m, giving the company full control of the mine. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Linc Energy to sell Carmichael coal revenue rights back to Adani Group for $145m Australian energy firm Linc Energy has agreed to sell its revenue rights for the Carmichael coal project back to Adani Group for $145m. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sydney University stops investing in Maules Creek mine after widespread protests The University of Sydney has decided to stop its investments in the Whitehaven's controversial Maules Creek mine following widespread protests from environmental groups. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT