Mining Technology

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17 March 2018
Industry News

Great Dyke to build $400m processing plant in Zimbabwe
Great Dyke Investments (GDI) is planning to invest $400m to construct a precious metals mine and smelter as part of the Darwendale platinum deposit project in Zimbabwe.

Pancontinental to raise funds for exploration programme in Canada
Pancontinental Gold is set to raise up to C$1.5m ($1.15m) to fund exploration plans for the Montcalm West nickel-copper-cobalt project, located around 65km north-west of Timmins, Ontario, Canada.

First Cobalt signs deal to buy US exploration firm
Canadian firm First Cobalt has signed an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of exploration company US Cobalt in order to strengthen its position.

M&As this week: First Cobalt, Stina Resources, Ningde Times New Energy Technology
First Cobalt has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of US Cobalt for C$149.9m ($116.3m).

Press Releases

New AUSROAD Stemming Hire Truck to be Based in Western Australia
Ausroad’s newest Stemming Truck leaves home base, in Brisbane, Queensland bound for Rio Tinto’s Paraburdoo Mine in the Pilbara Region, Western Australia.

Derisk Geomining Consultants Celebrates Its First Anniversary
Derisk celebrated its first anniversary in March 2018. During our first year of operation, we secured 19 engagements across six countries and seven commodity groups including exploration, resource and reserve estimation, studies, production reviews and preparation of expert reports.

Northern Survey Supply to Exhibit MOSS at This Year’s Premiere Mining Trade Show
Northern Survey is to showcase its MOSS Solution at CIM Expo in Canada.

Isuzu Trucks Designed for Tunnelling Projects
Transport business Tranz Logistics has reflected on its fleet of Isuzu trucks, highlighting its bespoke fit-for-purpose equipment for the construction sector.

Return to Organic Order Growth, Start of Profitability Rebound
In 2017, order intake grew by 2% organically and 12%, including acquisitions. Sales increased by 5% on acquisitions but declined organically because of a low order backlog entering the year.

White Papers

Dispatch Mine Management System
The DISPATCH mine management solution, available for surface mines, allows customers to implement specific production strategies using an extensive set of mining tools.

Rely on our Material Competence for your Demanding Industrial Processes
Our customer-focused R&D and continuous research on new material options enable us to develop equipment with a strong resistance to corrosion and wear.

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. 

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