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BHP Billiton to commence autonomous truck trial on second circuit of Jimblebar mine
24 April, 2014
Australia-based mining major BHP Billiton will commence an autonomous truck trial on a second circuit at its Jimblebar iron ore mine in the middle of the...
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Cline Mining agrees to abandon coal licences and applications
Thursday, April 24, 2014 Canadian mining firm Cline Mining has signed a settlement agreement with the province of British Columbia to halt some of its coal licences and applications, after losing its right to develop...

Klondex Mines signs toll milling deal with French Gulch Nevada Mining
Thursday, April 24, 2014 Canada-based Klondex Mines, through its subsidiary Klondex Midas Operations, has signed a toll milling agreement with French Gulch Nevada Mining (FGNM) of...

US MSHA issues new rules to cut black lung diseases among coal miners
Thursday, April 24, 2014 The US Department of Labor agency The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has finalised new rules to reduce cases of black lung disease, which is caused by miners being exposed...

Amerigo and Codelo sign master agreement for Cauquenes tailings deposit
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Through its Chilean subsidiary Minera Valle Central (MVC) Amerigo Resources has signed a master agreement with the El Teniente division of Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco) to...

Mechel may secure funding from China Exim Bank for Elga coal project
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Mining and metals firm Mechel is anticipated to sign a deal with Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) to secure financing for the development of its Elga coal project in...

Mining firms concerned about ending DL 600 tax provision in Chile
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 National Chilean private sector mining society Sonami has raised concerns about the government's proposed abolition of DL 600 tax provisions, which it claims could discourage global...

Peru to spend $35m in Madre de Dios region due to illegal mining
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 The Peruvian Government, led by President Ollanta Humala, plans to invest $35m in strengthening the development of the Madre de Dios region in the south-eastern part of the country, which has...

Teck Resources to reduce workforce and delay re-opening of BC mine
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Canada-based mining and mineral development firm Teck Resources will reduce its global workforce by 5% representing 600 positions, to reduce costs and cope with the lower prices of coal and...

Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining merger talks fail
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Proposed merger talks between Canadian Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining of Colorado have failed as the companies could not agree on which mines to be spun...

Coal mine explosion kills 13 in Qujing, China
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 An explosion in an underground coal mine in Fuyuan County, Qujing, in the Yunnan province of south-west China has killed 13...


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Coal Grinding Plant for a Nickel Production Facility at New Caledonia
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Loesche Last year Loesche Latinoamericana SAU signed a contract that Societe Le Nickel (SLN) integrated into ERAMET group. This contract considers the design and delivery of a new coal grinding plant to...

Motion Metrics Launches PortaMetrics at ISEE
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Motion Metrics International The Motion Metrics team has recently returned from ISEE's 40th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique in Denver, Colorado. The company unveiled its highly anticipated...

IHC Merwede Secures Order for Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger from TNPA
Thursday, April 24, 2014 by IHC Mining Advisory Services IHC Merwede has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa....

RIEGL LIDAR 2015 Will be Held in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems After the exceptional success of RIEGL LIDAR 2013, which took place in Vienna Austria, RIEGL has announced its next International User Conference, RIEGL LIDAR 2015, to be held in Hong Kong...

MegaDitch Channel and Ditch Lining Installation Video Now Available from SmartDitch
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 by SmartDitch Manufacturer and marketer of the world's only HDPE thermo-formed ditch lining system, PendaForm, recently completed a comprehensive installation video on its SmartDitch MegaDitch system,...

Mine Master to Present Revolutionary Roof Master Bolter at EXPOMIN in Chile.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 by Mine Master At the forthcoming EXPOMIN fair in Chile, Mine Master will present a completely new, innovative solution to the roof support designed especially for the Chilean market. The new bolter is the...

Roobuck Announces New ELV LED Tunnel Lighting System
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by Roobuck Roobuck's feature-packed tunnel lighting system - safe, efficient, convenient and durable - has now been released on to the...

IHC Merwede Reveals Healthy Order Book
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by IHC Mining Advisory Services IHC Merwede has successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost €1.8bn worth of new orders in the...

De Beers Diamond Mining Installs Guardvant Systems
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by Guardvant Provider of innovative mining technology Guardvant Inc. has received orders for its OpGuard operator fatigue and alertness monitoring system and the ProxGuard collision awareness system, from...

Alaskan Brewing Company Uses Sonic Horn to Clear Boiler Ash Build-Up
Monday, April 14, 2014 by Martin Engineering An Alaskan brewery has installed a Martin Engineering sonic horn to improve ash flow and prevent clogging in the exhaust stream of its hybrid boiler...


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