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Baroka to offer $385m for Amplats’ Bokoni mine stake
18 December, 2014
South African platinum producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has received a ZAR4.5bn ($385m) offer from Baroka Tribal Mining for its 49% stake in Bokoni mine....
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Coeur Mining to acquire Paramount for $146m
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Coeur Mining has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Paramount Gold and Silver in a transaction valued at...

Whitehaven starts shipping coal from Maules Creek mine in NSW
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Whitehaven Coal has started transporting coal from its Maules Creek in New South Wales (NSW) earlier than...

China to cut coal export tariffs
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 China is to cut export tariffs on coal from 1 January 2015, as part of the country's efforts to re-order trade and foster economic growth....

Gold Mining to acquire Riverstone Resources' mining tenement in Australia
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 US-based Gold Mining has signed an agreement with Riverstone Resources to acquire a 24-acre mining tenement in Queensland,...

SunCoke Energy to downsize coal mining business
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 SunCoke Energy is to implement a phased plan to scale-back its coal mining business in a bid to focus on its core competencies of processing and handling raw materials for industrial...

Harmony Gold and Newcrest to invest $2.3bn in Papua New Guinea mine development
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Harmony Gold Mining and Newcrest Mining are set to invest $2.3bn in developing their Golpu deposit in Papua New...

Hitachi to use Nissan’s situational awareness technology for mining trucks
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Hitachi Construction Machinery is set to use Nissan Motor's around view monitor (AVM) and moving object detection (MOD) technology for its trucks, following a licencing...

Striking workers at Antamina copper and zinc mine in Peru resume work
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The labour union of Antamina Antamina copper-zinc mine in Peru SUTRACOMASA has ended a strike that has been ongoing since 10 December and is set to resume to...

Gas explosion at Xingyun Colliery kills ten workers
Monday, December 15, 2014 An underground gas explosion at the Xingyun Colliery in China has killed at least ten mine workers....

Glencore mulls sale of nickel and cobalt projects in WA
Monday, December 15, 2014 Mining major Glencore has announced plans to sell some of its nickel and cobalt projects due to lower prices....


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ICP Electronics Australia Announces IEI’s Intelligent Industrial Panel PC PPC-F H81 Series for Industrial Applications
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology ICP Electronics Australia has released IEI Technology's new intelligent industrial metal bezel panel PC, the PPC-F H81 series, based on the Intel® H81 chipset....

ICP Electronics Launches eKINO-BT Mini ITX Board Supporting AUPS Sub-System for Vehicle, Retail and Surveillance Applications
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology ICP Electronics Australia has released IEI Technology's eKINO-BT mini ITX industrial single board computer supporting an AUPS sub-system....

Backplane Systems Technology Releases MPL's PIP39 Computer for Long-Term Industrial Applications
Monday, December 15, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology Backplane Systems Technology has launched MPL's PIP39, a high-performance, low-power consumption and highly integrated rugged embedded computer, built in a specially designed aluminium or...

Atlas Copco Secoroc's T-WiZ60 Drilling System Provides 30% Longer Service Life
Monday, December 15, 2014 by Atlas Copco Secoroc Secoroc’s comprehensive range of top hammer bits match the T-WiZ drilling rods with the added benefit of being easier to release and...

ICP Electronics Australia Launches IEI’s AFOLUX GEN II PC for Industrial, Commercial and Infotainment Applications
Monday, December 15, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology ICP Electronics Australia has released IEI Technology's AFL2-W10A-N28 10in AFOLUX generation II flat-bezel panel PC....

Backplane Systems Technology Releases iBase's IB980 PICMG 1.3 Full-Size Single Board Computer for Demanding Applications
Friday, December 12, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology Backplane Systems Technology is pleased to release iBase's IB980 PICMG 1.3 full-size CPU card that uses Intel's Q87 chipset to support the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors....

Backplane Systems Technology Releases Sintrones' Rugged and Compact Fanless Atom D2550 Dual Core Industrial Box PC
Friday, December 12, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology Backplane Systems Technology is pleased to release Sintrones rugged and compact size industrial Box PC, the SBOX-2170. This fanless hardware platform is designed with the Intel® Atom™ D2550...

Bruker and FLSmith Hold Joint Seminar on How X-ray Mineralogy Supports Mining
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Bruker AXS A seminar on the use of minerals analysis for the optimisation of mining operations and minerals processing is jointly organised by Bruker AXS and the FLSmidth Ore Characterization Group....

Atlas Copco Secoroc's New-Design COP 66 DTH Hammer
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Atlas Copco Secoroc Atlas Copco Secoroc’s COP 66 hammer and its new platform design represent real innovation in down the hole drilling....

EXAIR Reversible Drum Vacs Now CE Compliant
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Compressed Air Australia EXAIR's Reversible Drum Vac™ and High Lift Reversible Drum Vac are ideal for the recovery of fluids like coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, waste water and liquid spills....


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