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14 September 2018
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White Papers

The Power of Plastic
Durapipe’s PLX Brand Manager, Rich Pedley, discusses the benefits of plastic pipework systems for fuel applications.

HSE Risk Management Framework
Our risk-based approach aims to manage strategic and operational HSE risks through the effective integration thereof into existing business processes.

Geoscientific Software, Consultancy and Trainning
RockWare was founded in 1983 to provide geoscientific software and consulting to a variety of markets, including petroleum, mining, environmental and civil engineering.

Energy and Data Transmission Systems for Stockyards
Conductix-Wampfler are the world's leading supplier of energy, data and media transfer system for mobile applications.

Fast Rock Segmentation: Using Artificial Intelligence to Approach Human-Level Accuracy
Image-based rock fragmentation sensing in mining and quarry applications includes an important rock boundary delineation step, which is commonly referred to as rock segmentation. This article presents a novel approach to solve this problem, using artificial intelligence.

Press Releases

New Improved Safety Mechanism for AUSROAD Stemming Trucks
Ausroad Systems has always considered safety at the forefront of its Stemming Truck design.

Motion Metrics Opens Perth Office to Accommodate Growing Client Demand
Motion Metrics has officially opened an office in Perth, Western Australia, to accommodate growing demand for our advanced monitoring solutions.

SRK Consulting Merges with Labrecque Technologies, Inc.
SRK Canada is delighted to announce its merger with Labrecque Technologies Inc. LTI specializes in conducting dynamic process simulations to help mining companies predict future performance so they can optimize productivity and avoid costly mistakes.

New Leopard DI650i: More Intelligent DTH Surface Drilling
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology expands its high-pressure DTH drill rig offering with a new model, Leopard™ DI650i, designed for larger hole sizes.

Afri-Tech to Attend Electra Mining Africa
Afri-Tech is proud to be part of Electra Mining Africa 2018.

Features

Coal India to close unsafe or underground coal mines
Indian state-owned mining company Coal India plans to close 53 of its 174 underground mines by the end of the year as many of its operations have become unsafe or unprofitable.

DRC mines minister: companies must adapt to new mining code
Martin Kabwelulu, Minister of Mines of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has said that the country’s new mining code, which was passed into law in March despite protests from large mining companies, cannot be questioned.

Vale to automate iron ore mine to improve safety and production
The world’s largest iron ore miner Vale plans to operate its Brucutu iron ore mine in Brazil with a fully autonomous fleet of vehicles next year, following a successful trial of driverless technology, to improve production and safety at the operation.

The five largest coal-producing states in the US
In 2016, US coal production slumped to 728 million short tonnes, the lowest annual production since 1979, and an 18.8% year-on-year decline. However, coal production remains a vital element of the world’s energy supply, providing 40% of the world’s electricity. With the US still contributing 13% of the world’s coal, American coal mines can still be profitable and productive despite the rise of natural gas and renewable energy. Here are the five largest coal-producing states in the US.

Litigious shareholders put world’s biggest miner on the ropes
Amid ongoing investigations, shareholders at the world’s largest mining company Glencore are suing the company, after concerns over connections to corrupt mining activities in the Congo caused shares to plummet. Could this spell trouble for the mining titan?

Projects

Boikarabelo Coal Mine, Limpopo Province
The Boikarabelo coal mine is a two-phased open-cut coal mine being developed in the Waterberg coalfield in Limpopo province of South Africa.

Castle Mountain Gold Mine, California
The Castle Mountain gold mine is an open-pit mine being developed in San Bernardino County, California, US.

Goulamina Lithium Project
The Goulamina lithium project is being developed by Birimian in Bougouni, in the Ségou region of southern-central Mali.

Aurizona Gold Mine, Maranhao
The Aurizona Gold Mine, located within the Maranhão state in north-eastern Brazil, is owned by Mineracão Aurizona S.A. (MASA).

Bald Hill Lithium and Tantalum Mine
The Bald Hill lithium and tantalum mine is located in the eastern goldfields, Western Australia.

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