Mining Technology

News, views and contacts from the global Mining industry
21 October 2018
Industry News

Two more miner deaths in South Africa as safety summit takes place
The South African Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has announced two deaths at mining operations, taking the total number of mining deaths in South Africa this year to 71.

M&As this week: Bis Industries, Polymetal International
Bis Industries has acquired UGM for an undisclosed sum in a move to strengthen its existing underground services business.

Freeport subsidiary to acquire 80% stake in Chilean copper property
Freeport-McMoRan’s subsidiary Minera Freeport-McMoRan South America has signed an option agreement with Solaris Copper’s subsidiary Minera Ricardo Resources to acquire up to 80% in the early-stage Ricardo copper-molybdenum property in Chile.

Iamgold invests in blockchain firm to improve transparency
Canadian gold producer Iamgold has invested in financial technology company Emergent Technology (EmTech), which uses blockchain technology to track the provenance of responsibly sourced gold and improve transparency in the supply chain.

Press Releases

Firefly Cable Protectors Incredible Product Testing Results
Checkers consistently tests its products to ensure that they maintain the industry’s standard. Firefly Cable Protectors were the latest product to undergo testing.

DomeShelter Australia’s First Export to Argentina
Fabric shelter manufacturer DomeShelter Australia has exported its first order for container mounted fabric structures to Argentina. 

Optec and John Holland Commence SheWorks Apprentice Programme
Optec and John Holland have teamed up with SheWorks to commence a pilot programme to encourage and employ four female apprentices specialising in rail traction.

Outotec Receives EcoVadis Gold Recognition in Supplier CSR Assessment
Outotec has received a Gold level recognition for its corporate responsibility practices, and has been ranked in the top 5% of suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis.

EXAIR’s New Anti-Static Ionizing Bar with 25% Better Performance
EXAIR’s new Gen4 Ionizing Bar removes static electricity 25% better than previous models by eliminating larger static charges faster.

White Papers

Beat Heat Stress and Work Comfortably Cool
No need to be hot and bothered anymore! The development of The Cool Tube® MKII ensures that you can work both comfortably and safely.

Matting Solutions for the Mining, Oil and Gas Industry
Notrax® provides innovative matting solutions for ergonomics, slip prevention, cleaning and hygiene, ESD, health and safety for manufacturing, janitorial, food service, production, logistics, education, healthcare, events and entertainment, and many more industries.

Conveyor Rollers, Gearboxes and Motors
QME offers a wide range of mining and tunnelling equipment that is available for sale or rent. All our machines are available 'as is' or fully refurbished according to customer requirements.

Custom-Built Austin JEC Truck Bodies Lift Productivity and Performance
Austin Engineering was commissioned by an open cut coal mine in Australia to design and manufacture a truck body.

Fabric Shelter Importing Guide
DomeShelter Australia's Fabric Shelter Systems provide high-quality shelter solutions for mining and industrial sites.

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