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21 January 2019
Industry News

Glencore appoints new executives to operate Katanga Mining
Commodity trader Glencore has tightened its control on Katanga Mining with the appointment of new executives and the signing of a management services contract to operate its troubled copper and cobalt business in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

China Moly to raise stake in DRC’s Tenke Fungurume mine
Mining firm China Molybdenum (China Moly) has agreed to acquire holding company BHR Newwood DRC Holdings for $1.14bn, a transaction which will allow it to raise its stake in the Tenke Fungurume copper and cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Mining consultation descends into violence as police clash with locals in South Africa
Police clashed with local people in the Xolobeni region of South Africa’s Eastern Cape province following a meeting between community leaders and minister of mineral resources Gwede Mantashe over the proposed construction of a titanium mine.

Deals this week: Armadale, Valor Resources, Endeavour Mining
Armadale has signed a final formal sale agreement with Arrow Mining and African Royalty for the sale of its Mpokoto gold project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Press Releases

Five Problems Electronic Blasting Experts Can Solve
How can blasting experts help demystify the path to a leaner and more productive operation.

Digital Transformation, Public Image, and Sustainable Development in the Mining Industry
The current trends in the mining industry.

Hybrid+ Surveying Case Study: Bringing Geodetic Coordinates Inside for Rodded Boretrak® Testing
Available new in SurvCE and SurvPC 6.0 is powerful Hybrid+ Surveying, which is a mixed use of GNSS and robotic total station measurements.

Otkonsas – Turkey Joins Alia Instruments’ Representatives Team
It provides us with great pleasure to announce that starting mid-2018, Istanbul-based Otkonsas and Alia Instruments have partnered up in order to introduce the non-nuclear Alia Density Meter to the Turkish market.

CAT 793D Sound Suppression Exhaust System Upgrade
Mining operations are complex sites that involve many different activities that produce different types of noise. These types of noise vary at different times of the day, usually based on the type and location of the mining operation.

White Papers

Anti-Corrosion Protection Solutions for Steel Wire Ropes
Since 2003, NYROSTEN has been testing the values for all manufacturers of lining materials, wire ropes, preservatives and testing institutes such as mining, cable cars and elevators.

IDCON Open Training Brochure 2019
IDCON offers reliability and maintenance training to impact production reliability and lower overall cost.

SmithCo Side Dump Trailers for Mining, Quarries and Off-Road Use
SmithCo MINE Series trailers are designed for the mining, quarry and off-road sectors. Because of the wide variations of density of product it is difficult to show a 'standard' specification sheet.

Issues Related to Engine Blow-By
Engine blow-by, smoke and oil use are related issues that, if ignored, can turn into very expensive repairs. Fortunately, in over 80% of cases, this can be corrected at low cost, and without any downtime.

ShovelMetrics: Making Process Innovation Easy
Caitlin McKinnon, Motion Metrics, provides an overview of shovel monitoring solutions and the potential they have for increasing safety and efficiency at mine sites.

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