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Anglo American gets licence for Minas-Rio iron ore mining project in Brazil
01 October, 2014
Mining giant Anglo American has received a licence from Brazil's environmental agency Ibama to start production at the Minas-Rio iron ore mine and processing plant in the Minas Gerais...
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Newmont resumes copper exports from Indonesia after a nine-month gap
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 The Indonesian arm of Newmont Mining, PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (PTNNT), has exported the first consignment of copper concentrate this week, ending a nine-month impasse in the...

US court upholds 20-year ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 A US federal court has upheld the 20-year uranium mining ban on one million acres of land near the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the...

Australian regulator approves life extension of BHP’s Mount Arthur coal mine
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Australia's Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) has accepted a modified proposal made by BHP Billiton for the extension of the life of its Mount Arthur coal mine in Hunter...

Ontario Government to fund mining research projects in Sudbury
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 The Ontario Government will invest around $900,000 on mining-related industry research in the Canadian city of Sudbury to generate jobs, reduce operating costs and enhance the safety of mine...

Sumitomo and Vale to close Isaac Plains coal mine in Australia
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Sumitomo Corp and Vale have decided to close the Issac Plains coal mine in Queensland, Australia, due to coal prices declining to a 'level below the initially anticipated...

Exxaro to spend more than $1bn on Grootegeluk mine in South Africa
Monday, September 29, 2014 Coal and iron ore company Exxaro plans to spend ZAR16.1bn ($1.4bn) on its Grootegeluk mine in Waterberg, South Africa, over the next five...

Freeport suspends work at Indonesian mine after four workers killed in accident
Monday, September 29, 2014 Freeport-McMoRan has temporarily halted work at its Grasberg mine in Indonesia after four workers died in a vehicle collision at the...

Tanzania to start work on $3bn mining and power project next year
Monday, September 29, 2014 Tanzania will begin construction on its coal and iron ore mine projects located 900km south-west of Dar es Salaam, in...

Anglo American gains environmental approval for slurry pipe at Minas Rio in Brazil
Friday, September 26, 2014 Mining giant Anglo American has received approval from Brazil's environmental agency Ibama to operate a slurry pipe at its Minas Rio iron ore project in Brazil, which is expected to cost...

Australia approves Adani Mining’s $1.94bn North Galilee Basin rail project
Friday, September 26, 2014 The Australian federal Government has approved the construction of a new 310km railway line for Adani Mining's $15bn coal mine in...


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Backplane Systems Technology Releases IP65 Rated Short-Depth 1U Rackmount 17in LCD KVM
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology Backplane Systems Technology has released its short-depth IP65 1U Rackmount 17in TFT LCD KVM switch available with 1, 8 or 16...

ContiTech Conveyor Belts Enable Safe Coal Transport Within the Port
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group Coal mining plays a major role in the Australian economy. Ten percent of all coal deposits worldwide are 'down under,' making Australia the biggest coal exporter....

ContiTech MegaPipe Sets New Benchmarks in Pipe Belt Technology
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group High-tensile steel-cord Conti® MegaPipes enable commercial development of underground and open cast mines. They allow for steeper conveyor angles than conventional troughed conveyor belts and...

Maxiturn Engineering Has a New Website for Ordering Parts Direct
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Maxiturn Replacement Parts Maxiturn Engineering has a new website with an E-commerce facility so customers can buy parts direct from the website....

Austin Engineering Australia Now Safety Standard Certified
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Austin Engineering Leading mining product designer and manufacturer Austin Engineering recently undertook an initiative to achieve a national safety standard across its Australian...

ICP Electronics Australia Announces ICPDAS's HRT-711 Modbus / TCP to HART Protocol Gateway
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology ICP Electronics Australia has released ICP DAS's new HRT-711-Modbus / TCP to HART Protocol Gateway, which is specially designed for the master device of HART...

ICP Electronics Announces ICP DAS’s ZigBee Family of Devices for Industrial Control and Automation Applications
Monday, September 29, 2014 by Backplane Systems Technology ICP Electronics Australia announces the release of a diverse range of ZigBee products manufactured by ICP DAS for industrial automation and control...

Martin's Secondary Conveyor Belt Cleaner Designed for Safety and Easy Maintenance
Friday, September 26, 2014 by Martin Engineering The Martin® SQC2S™ cleaner features individually cushioned tungsten carbide blades for effective cleaning without risk to the belt or splices. ...

2014 Global Product Leadership Award in Progressive Cavity Pumps for Oil and Gas Goes to NETZSCH
Friday, September 26, 2014 by NETZSCH Pumps & Systems NETZSCH proudly announces that for the second time since 2011, it will be presented with a highly appreciated best practices award by Frost & Sullivan, the US-based growth partnership company....

Regal Australia Exhibiting at RACE 2014
Friday, September 26, 2014 by Regal Beloit Corporation Regal Australia will be participating at the RACE 2014 expo, which will be held in Hall B of the Royal International Convention Centre, situated in the Brisbane...


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