Industry

Sumitomo deploys Sandvik technology at Japan’s Hishikari gold mine

Sumitomo Metal Mining has deployed the AutoMine automated loading technology from Sandvik at its Hishikari underground gold mine in Japan.…

Codelco begins electric loader trial at Chilean copper mine

Chilean state-owned copper mining company Codelco has started trials of Epiroc's fully electric loader at its El Teniente copper mine,…

Innovation in extraction technology: Leading companies in earth drilling equipment for the mining industry

The mining industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by productivity and safety. Technologies such as…

Innovation in extraction technology: Leading companies in ore pre-treatment for the mining industry

Exploration and extraction technology refers to all technologies employed during the life cycle of a mine. They include GPS, new…

Innovation in extraction technology: Leading companies in mineral slitting machines for the mining industry

The mining industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by the need for improved productivity and…

Innovation in extraction technology: Leading companies in mine drainage systems

The mining industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by the need for improved safety, productivity,…

Innovation in extraction technology: Leading companies in mine backfilling

The mining industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by safety, productivity and cost control. Mine…

Innovation in extraction technology: Leading companies in extraction by leaching for the mining industry

The mining industry continues to be a hotbed of innovation, with activity driven by need for improved productivity and safety,…

Mobile vehicles leading cause of miner deaths: ICMM report

According to a new report from the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), ‘Safety Performance: Benchmarking Progress of ICMM…

New paper details profitable lithium extraction from seawater

A new scientific paper has outlined a potentially inexpensive way to extract lithium from seawater. The paper, published to the…