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Deformation Analysis of an AFRD for Mine Tailings Storage and Power Generation
The numerical analysis of a 171m-high asphalt-faced rockfill dam for tailings storage and power generation is presented for both static and seismic conditions. For static loading, the effect of compaction was investigated and FoS were computed in both 2D and 3D geometries

Framework for the Effective Repair Management of Critical Assets
All good repair plans require a work strategy based on an informed and qualified assessment of the repair requirements. To better understand the condition of the asset, there are some upfront questions that can be asked to form the decisions to be made for recovery of the machine.

GyroMaster North-seeking Solid-state Gyro
The GyroMaster is the north-seeking solid-state gyro with on-demand surveys. It is easy to operate with its high-speed continuous operation. 

New Self-Cleaning Spray Nozzle
The Power Nozzle is a spray nozzle which can be cleaned remotely without stopping production. The Power Nozzel is ideal for a large range of applications, from high volume to low volume high impact washing.

Innovation Beyond Fabric
By combining the strength and versatility of structural steel with the proven benefits of a fabric membrane, Legacy Building Solutions is proud to offer customised structures built to your exact requirements.

Press Releases

EXAIR Introduces Air Gun with Variable Flow from the Squeeze of a Trigger
EXAIR’s new VariBlast® Compact Safety Air Guns are a small and lightweight cast aluminium air gun capable of handling tough jobs.

H2O Insight a Critical Resource
Groundwater is a critical ingredient in production at most mines in Australia. So, Brian Luinstra finds it astounding that many mine operators still see demonstrating the viability of a water source as a “regulatory tick box” rather than a critical factor in the feasibility of their projects.

Chesterton Introduces the 170L Slurry Cartridge Single Seal for Heavy-Duty Applications
Designed to fit Warman® AH® series pumps.

iVolve’s Mine4D Production Increased Production by 9.1%
One of the most significant and effective areas of improvement on a mine site is the optimal loading of trucks to maximise circuit output.

Legacy Building Solutions Adds Vice-President of Sales
Legacy Building Solutions, a premier manufacturer of custom fabric structures is pleased to announce the addition of Eric Donnay as vice-president of sales.


Eliminating digital risk in 2018: mining’s biggest new headache?
Research by EY analysts has highlighted digital effectiveness as the biggest business risk for miners in 2018. Plainly put, the industry is behind in its digital journey and missing out on improved operational efficiency and reduced costs, while simultaneously becoming a target for hackers. So what can be done to harness digital rewards while also protecting against cyber threats? Heidi Vella spoke to EY global mining and metals advisory leader, Paul Mitchell, to get some answers.

Mining in Mexico: activity and expectation is high in 2018
Analysis by BMI Research predicts that Mexico’s mining industry will experience one of the fastest recoveries in Latin America due to the strong price performance of its key commodities – gold, silver, copper and zinc – along with a steady project pipeline and supportive regulatory framework. Heidi Vella profiles Mexico’s mining sector and its prospects for 2018 and beyond.

New lithium extraction method could reuse fracking wastewater
Scientists have discovered a new and efficient way of extracting lithium and other minerals from water, including wastewater from hydraulic fracturing.

Mining’s big environmental footprint in the Amazon
The impact mining has on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is much greater than previously thought, according to a new study by the University of Vermont. What are the major components of mining’s huge environmental footprint in the Amazon, and what can be done to improve the situation?

EU database provides market information on valuable materials
A consortium of expert European organisations has launched the world’s first database of resources in e-waste, scrap, vehicles and mining waste, providing valuable market data for the mining industry.


Nyanzaga Gold Project
The Nyanzaga gold project, located in the Lake Victoria Goldfields of Tanzania, is being developed by OreCorp.

Dalgaranga Gold Project, Murchison
The Dalgaranga Gold Project is located approximately 70km north-west of Mt Magnet, within the Murchison gold mining district in Western Australia. The project will involve the development of the brownfield Gilbeys deposit and the greenfield Golden Wings deposit.

North Island Copper and Gold Project, Vancouver Island
Located in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, the North Island copper and gold project is being developed by NorthIsle Copper and Gold through its fully owned subsidiary North Island Mining.

Donkin Coal Project, Nova Scotia
The Donkin coal project is an underground mine located on the north-eastern tip of Cape-Breton, Nova Scotia.

Bel Air Bauxite Mine
Located approximately 15km from the Cap Verga peninsula, Guinea, the Bel Air bauxite mine is being developed by Alufer Mining

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