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 Deals this week: Wolfden, Gold Bullion, Cornerstone http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-wolfden-gold-bullion-cornerstone-4556215 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-wolfden-gold-bullion-cornerstone-4556215 Wolfden Resources and Votorantim Metals Canada have extended the exclusivity period from 9 to 30 April for the company to acquire a 65% interest in the Murray Brook project from Votorantim. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Loc8 cloud technology chosen for BHP’s railcar automation project in Australia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsloc8-cloud-technology-chosen-for-bhps-railcar-automation-project-in-australia-4556401 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsloc8-cloud-technology-chosen-for-bhps-railcar-automation-project-in-australia-4556401 BHP Billiton has selected Loc8's cloud platform to manage costs at the company's Mooka Iron Ore railcar facility in Australia. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT BreadCrumb ME4: A Portable, Wireless Communication Solution http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/breadcrumb-me4-portable-solution/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/communications/breadcrumb-me4-portable-solution/ The Rajant BreadCrumb ME4 is a portable, wireless mesh network node for operations in adverse conditions, such as the mining industry. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Peru approves Southern Copper’s $1.2bn expansion of Toquepala mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsperu-approves-southern-coppers-12bn-expansion-of-toquepala-mine-4556607 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsperu-approves-southern-coppers-12bn-expansion-of-toquepala-mine-4556607 Grupo Mexico-controlled Southern Copper has secured approval from the Government of Peru for its $1.2bn expansion plan of Toquepala mine. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Greek miners protest as government revokes approval of Eldorado’s Skouries project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgreek-miners-protest-as-government-revokes-approval-of-eldorados-skouries-project-4556571 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgreek-miners-protest-as-government-revokes-approval-of-eldorados-skouries-project-4556571 Workers at Canadian-owned Eldorado Gold in northern Greece are protesting in Athens against the government's decision to revoke the approval to build a processing plant at the Skouries project. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Boomerang and Peanut-Shaped Apetures in Flip-Flop Screens http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/screening/eurogomma/pressapetures-in-flip-flop-screens.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/screening/eurogomma/pressapetures-in-flip-flop-screens.html Eurogomma has gained great success in Austria with its flip-flop screening equipment. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:05:00 GMT GIW Slurry Pump Supplier Exhibiting at CIM 2015 http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/giw-industries/pressgiw-slurry-pump-cim.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/pumps/giw-industries/pressgiw-slurry-pump-cim.html GIW Industries is exhibiting at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) 2015. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:31:00 GMT AGI to Attend Society of Exploration Geophysics 2015 http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/exploration/advanced-geo/pressagi-at-seg-2015.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/exploration/advanced-geo/pressagi-at-seg-2015.html Advanced Geosciences Inc (AGI) supplies geophysical imaging systems to clients worldwide. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:24:00 GMT Advanced Geophysical Measurement Equipment from AGI http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/exploration/geophysical-measurement-equipment/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/exploration/geophysical-measurement-equipment/ Advanced Geosciences (AGI) manufactures geophysical systems and software. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:55:00 GMT Indian mining company BGR orders 200 Scania tipper trucks http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsindian-mining-company-bgr-orders-200-scania-tipper-trucks-4555471 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsindian-mining-company-bgr-orders-200-scania-tipper-trucks-4555471 Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania has secured an order for 200 Scania P410 tipper trucks from Indian mining company BGR Mining & Infra. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Metso to improve production efficiency at First Quantum’s mine in Finland http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmetso-to-improve-production-efficiency-at-first-quantums-mine-in-finland-4555514 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmetso-to-improve-production-efficiency-at-first-quantums-mine-in-finland-4555514 Metso has been contracted to reduce production downtime associated with mill liner changes and increase grinding efficiency at First Quantum Minerals' (FQM) Kevitsa copper and nickel mine in Sodankylä, Finland. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sharing the wealth: the evolution of resource nationalism http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuresharing-the-wealth-the-evolution-of-resource-nationalism-4543904/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuresharing-the-wealth-the-evolution-of-resource-nationalism-4543904/ Resource nationalism means more than states simply demanding project ownership and levying heavy taxes on foreign companies. Dr Robert Besseling of IHS Economics & Country Risk describes the shift among mineral-rich African nations towards local part… Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT How Does Mechanical Soil Stabilisation Technology Help Mining? http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/steel/geohex/pressmechanical-soil-stabilisation-technology.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/steel/geohex/pressmechanical-soil-stabilisation-technology.html Soil stabilisation is the process of eliminating voids, cracks and uneven soil and embankment levels where erosion, settlement or extreme wear may occur. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Outotec delivers leaching technology to zinc producer in Mexico http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsoutotec-delivers-leaching-technology-to-zinc-producer-in-mexico-4555498 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsoutotec-delivers-leaching-technology-to-zinc-producer-in-mexico-4555498 Mexican mining company Peñoles Group has awarded a €60m contract to Finland's Outotec to deliver technology and site services for the expansion of Met-Mex Peñoles' zinc production facilities in Torreon. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT SYSPRO Optimises Workflow Services at Mopani Copper Mines, Zambia http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/resource/syspro-workflow-services-mopani/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/resource/syspro-workflow-services-mopani/ SYSPRO was selected by Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) to expand its business functionality and deployment capabilities. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Mining Fog Cannon http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/emission_control/ecology-fog-cannon-brochure/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/emission_control/ecology-fog-cannon-brochure/ The Fog Cannon® has been designed to tackle the problem of airborne particles and dust generated by open mining activities, general demolition work and industrial bulk material handling. Ecology SRL the patented Fog Cannon suppresses up to 90% of air… Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT New Design Heat Pad for Tyre Repair System http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/wheels/heat-pad-for-tyre-repair/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/wheels/heat-pad-for-tyre-repair/ Monarch has released a new heat pad design for the Monaflex tyre repair system. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:36:00 GMT Turbo-Mister: Enhanced Evaporation http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/waste-management/turbo-mister-enhanced-evaporation/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/waste-management/turbo-mister-enhanced-evaporation/ The Turbo-mister evaporation system combines the simplest idea with advanced science and engineering to solve the harshest nuisance water problems. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT Australia's treasurer rejects Glencore-Rio Tinto merger http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-treasurer-rejects-glencore-rio-tinto-merger-4549103 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-treasurer-rejects-glencore-rio-tinto-merger-4549103 Glencore and Rio Tinto's merger is facing challenges as Australia's treasurer rejected the proposal citing concerns about loss of tax revenue for the country. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Komatsu and GE partner to offer big data analysis to mining customers http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskomatsu-and-ge-partner-to-offer-big-data-analysis-to-mining-customers-4554556 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskomatsu-and-ge-partner-to-offer-big-data-analysis-to-mining-customers-4554556 Mining and construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu and General Electric (GE) will jointly leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to provide big data analysis to mining customers. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT