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  • Superconductors Find New Magnetism

    Technology first used to detect tiny holes in steel is aiding the discovery of previously undetectable mineral ores. David Binning reports.

  • Transferring Technology for Tomorrow

    The mining industry is gearing up for MINExpo International in late September 2008. Technology provider Hilti Corporation will be displaying its successes at the event, showing the role technology transfer...

  • Going the Xstrata Mile

    It has been a busy 2008 so far for Xstrata Coal with a number of eye-catching developments across Australia. Alex Hawkes talks to James Rickards, Xstrata communications manager, about how...

  • Mining for Air

    A string of fatalities has forced the industry to look to improve tunnelling techniques and ventilation technology. Jim Banks reports.

  • Conveyor Operators Buckle Down for Crunch

    As rubber prices reach record highs, conveyor manufacturers supplying the mining industry are feeling the squeeze. Mining Technology looks at the important role played by conveyor systems in global mining...

  • Kazakhstan On The Up

    The Kazakhstani mining industry is now marked as one to keep a close eye on, writes Andrew Smith.

  • Mines Mapped Out

    Hyperspectral imaging technologies are leading the way in finding resources in an environmentally friendly fashion. Brendan Jordan and Steve Polak look at how mapping systems can increase efficiency and lessen...

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