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Press Releases

The Right Wave Length
113GHz: The best fitting radar frequency for each application.

3D-P Introduces Underground Wireless Networks
3D-P, a global leader for providing wireless connectivity and IOT solutions for the mining industry, is pleased to announce the availability of high-performance, cost-effective wireless networks for underground mines.

LOESCHE Hot Gas Generator Systems for Bangladesh
LOESCHE (Shanghai) receives another order for two sets of Loesche hot gas generator system.

Rajant Corporation Named Top 10 WLAN Solution Provider of 2017 by Enterprise Networking Magazine
Enterprise Networking Magazine has named Rajant one of the Top 10 WLAN solution providers of 2017.

Monaflex at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 promises to be huge!

White Papers

Rely on our Material Competence for your Demanding Industrial Processes
Our customer-focused R&D and continuous research on new material options enable us to develop equipment with a strong resistance to corrosion and...

DAMM's TetraFlex Voice and Data Log System for Call Data Records
The TetraFlex® Voice and Data Log system provides comprehensive voice and data recording facilities and a range of logging facilities for call data records...

Ty-Rail Quick-Tensioning System
The Ty-Rail™ quick tensioning system cuts screen changeout time in half. Designed for the Tyler brand of vibrating screens, the system is now a standard feature on all new side tensioned...

BarChip Fibre-Reinforced Mining Solutions From EPC
EPC’S BarChip synthetic fibres deliver durability, ductility and superior toughness to...

Keep Mining Processes Running Smoothly
Robust and reliable instrument solutions to maximize plant...

Features

MINE digital magazine: issue 54
In this issue: The mission to mine on Mars, a war on man-made diamonds, illegal mining in Pakistan, managing microbes at sites, new end-of-life technologies, analysing market risks, and more.

Sands of Mars: digging up the red planet
The prospect of manned missions to Mars has prompted a new wave of research and speculation on the role that robotic excavators could play in the eventual colonisation of the red planet. NASA is working on automated mining technologies that could help a potential Mars colony sustain itself using local resources and has built a robotic digger prototype dubbed RASSOR, while SpaceX founder Elon Musk has discussed the need for tunnelling robots to dig out pressurised industrial spaces. How are mining technologies gearing up at the dawn of humanity’s mission to Mars?

Mining companies and the war against man-made diamonds
Natural diamond miners are concerned synthetic diamonds may be falsely traded as precious organic gems, threatening consumer confidence in their product. Miners such as De Beers are taking steps to safeguard the sector, but what can be done?

January's top stories: Rio Tinto to sell Australian unit, SML raises Redmoor stake
Rio Tinto signed a binding agreement for the sale of Australian subsidiary Coal & Allied Industries to Yancoal Australia for $2.45bn, and Strategic Minerals (SML) revealed plans to increase its ownership in the UK Redmoor Tin / Tungsten project. Mining-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from January 2017.

Talking collision avoidance and advanced mining vehicle technology with Hexagon
Hexagon Mining’s new vehicle intervention system (VIS) adds a powerful layer of protection to its well-established SAFEmine collision avoidance solution. Julian Turner talks to product manager Fabien Kritter about collision mitigation, mining digitalisation and changing the mentality of an embattled industry.

Projects

Lindi Jumbo Graphite Project
The Lindi Jumbo project is a high-grade graphite mine located in south-east Tanzania. It is owned by African graphite developer, Walkabout Resources, which currently holds a 70% stake in the project, with an option to acquire 100%.

Volta Grande Gold Project, Altamira
The Volta Grande gold project is an advanced-stage exploration project located near Altamira city in Para State, Brazil. It is fully owned and operated by Canadian company Belo Sun Mining.

New Acland Coal Mine Expansion
The New Acland mine is an open-cut, thermal coal mine located near the Acland town, 14km north-west of Oakey town, Queensland, Australia.

Wassa Gold Mine
Golden Star (Wassa) (GSWL), a subsidiary of Golden Star, owns and operates the Wassa gold mine in south-west Ghana. Golden Star holds a 90% interest in GSWL, while the Ghanaian Government holds the remaining 10% ownership earning a 5% royalty on the gross revenue of GSWL's gold production.

Las Bambas Copper Mine
The Las Bambas open-pit mine is located between the Cotabambas and Grau provinces of Apurímac region, approximately 72km south-west of Cusco City, Peru.

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