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Modular Mining Systems’ DISPATCH Fleet Management System Selected by EXCON for Toconao Mine

Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today that Modular’s DISPATCH® Fleet Management System is being implemented by EXCON at the Toconao Mine in Chile. The... 

Improved Atlas Answers Planners’ Needs

MineSight presents numerous improvements in today’s release of Atlas 1.9, many of them in response to direct requests from mine planners. “We are dedicated to ensuring our clients get more time to make decisions while MineSight takes care of details,” said Glenn Wylde, MineSight Vice... 

Leading industry speakers, not-to-be-missed!

4, 5 and 6 November 2014, to be hosted at The Forum, The Campus, Bryanston, Johannesburg With less than two weeks to go ~ junior miners are gathering for one of the primary industry events on the South African calendar. The 3rd Annual Junior Mining & Exploration Conference & Exhibition’s... 

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Mass Excavation Advances In The Heavy Tonne Class

The new class leaders in the respective 75 and 90 tonne class, Caterpillar’s latest generation Cat 374F L and Cat 390F L hydraulic excavators build on the legendary performance of the D-Series and come to market with key enhancements in terms of safety, ultra-fast truck loading cycle times, fuel... 

Mass Excavation Advances In The Heavy Tonne Class

Creamer Media publishes Defence 2014: A review of South Africa's defence industry research report

Creamer Media’s Defence 2014 report examines South Africa’s defence industry, with particular focus on the key participants in the sector, the innovations that have come out of the sector, local and export demand, South Africa’s controversial multibillion-rand strategic defence procurement... 

Creamer Media publishes Defence 2014: A review of South Africa's defence industry research report

At Mining Sites Renewable Energy Systems Are up to 70 Percent Less Expensive than Diesel Power

Mining companies were not traditionally considered a good fit for renewable energy. A closer look shows that this is not true anymore. Numerous renewable energy systems already power mines today, and experts from both worlds – mining and renewables – agree that a boom in this field is ahead.... 

ExecuJet expands maintenance services at Cape Town facility

ExecuJet Aviation Group is expanding heavy maintenance support at the company’s Cape Town International Airport MRO facility to include Bombardier Dash 8 Q100, Q400 as well as the CRJ100 and CRJ200 aircraft. ExecuJet has also received South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) approval to... 

Creamer Media publishes African Mining Roundup for October 2014 research report

This month’s report includes details of Toronto-listed Tsodilo Resources’ large inferred mineral resource in Block 1 of its flagship Xaudum iron project, in Botswana; the opening of London-listed diamond mining company Gem Diamonds’ Ghaghoo diamond mine, in Botswana; and LSE-listed Petra... 

Creamer Media publishes African Mining Roundup for October 2014 research report

Group R Mining & Exploration Zamiba Ltd Achieves 300 Lti Free Days

Yesterday Group R Mining & Exploration Zambia Ltd recorded 300 days LTI-free. LTI stands for Lost Time Injury, which is any injury that prevents any person, staff or contractor, reporting to work on the next shift or next day. Within the underground mining industry this figure is commendable and... 

Latest technology and innovations showcased at Electra Mining Africa

Ranked as one of the world’s largest mining shows and southern Africa’s biggest trade exhibition, Electra Mining Africa took place at the Expo Centre, Nasrec in Johannesburg from 15-19 September together with co-located shows Elenex Africa and Transport Expo. 890 local and international... 

Propak Cape to highlight packaging and related industries, latest industry trends

The biggest ever Propak Cape, incorporating FoodPro, Pro-Plas Expo, Print Expo and Pro-Label Cape, is taking place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre from 21-23 October and will be showcasing the packaging, food processing, plastics, printing, labelling and wine manufacturing... 

4, 5 and 6 November 2014, to be hosted at The Forum, The Campus, Bryanston, Johannesburg

Now in its third year, the Junior Mining & Exploration Conference & Exhibition has firmly established itself as an important industry-gathering for junior miners in South Africa. The theme of this year’s event, shaping the future of the industry, can be facilitated by an understanding of the... 

Creamer Media publishes Canadian Mining Roundup for October 2014 research report

This month’s roundup includes details of ASX- and TSX-listed coal developer Coalspur’s three approvals and licences for the Phase 1 development of its Vista project, in British Columbia; midtier gold miner Iamgold’s has declared commercial production at its Westwood mine, in the Abitibi region of... 

Creamer Media publishes Canadian Mining Roundup for October 2014 research report

Creamer Media relaunches MiningWeekly.com

By: Creamer Media Reporter Unveiled in October 2014, Creamer Media’s new-look global mining news website, MiningWeekly.com, is set to delight its 40 000-plus weekly readers.  This is the fourth major revamp of MiningWeekly.com since the site was originally launched fifteen years ago in 1999. MiningWeekly.com offers... 

Creamer Media relaunches MiningWeekly.com

MDM and Foster Wheeler Merger Becomes Unconditional

MDM Engineering Group Limited, the minerals process and project management company focused on the mining industry in Africa, is pleased to provide the following update in relation to the proposed merger with Foster Wheeler M & M Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) ... 

Third Quarter Ferrochrome Market Summary

Stainless steel production in 3Q14 fell to 10.49m tonnes compared to 10.8m tonnes in 2Q14. The main reason for the lower output was due to the European summer which resulted in European production falling from 2.11m tonnes in 2Q14 to 1.78m tonnes in 3Q14.  The European stainless steel industry is... 

New Lab Equipment Enables Mining Communities In Armenia To Take Control Of Their Health Risks

ONEArmenia has launched its newest crowdfunding campaign, this time for lab equipment that will enable mining communities in Armenia to detect toxic pollution in their soil, and water, and identify lead contamination in children’s blood. This campaign has a fundraising goal of $29,000 and is... 

New Lab Equipment Enables Mining Communities In Armenia To Take Control Of Their Health Risks

Creamer Media publishes Australasian Mining Roundup for October 2014 research report

The October 2014 roundup includes details of ASX-listed A2 Consolidated Gold’s scoping study on its namesake project, in Victoria; junior coal miner Cockatoo Coal’s advancement of the expansion of its Baralaba coal project, in Queensland; and the closure of Japan’s Sumitomo Corp and partner Vale... 

Creamer Media publishes Australasian Mining Roundup for October 2014 research report

Changes to Mozambique’s Mining taxation code set to significantly increase revenue of State.

The Mozambique government believes that the changes to the country’s mining taxation code and petroleum taxation code which were recently approved by the Assembly of the Republic will significantly increase the revenues of the State. The estimation is that the amount of the increase will be in... 

Social investment and sustainability partnerships between the junior mining fraternity and mining communities

Now in its third year, the Junior Mining & Exploration Conference & Exhibition, has firmly established itself as an important industry gathering for junior miners in South Africa. This year’s programme has been carefully developed in consultation with the members of the 2014 Junior Mining... 

The Smarter Solution Underground

Great new products herald an even brighter future for MineSight’s underground clients. MineSight has channeled considerable experience and expertise into illuminating underground mine evaluation and underground mine engineering tasks. Atlas, Stope, Sub-Blocking, Implicit Modeler and a host of new... 

Sph Kundalila Provides Expert Solutions To The South African Mining Industry Since 1969

Established in 1969 as Saldanha Plant Hire for general plant hire and exploration drilling and later to mine limestone for Anglo Alpha near Saldanha in the Western Cape, SPH Kundalila has continued to expand its service offering and geographic base until it employs about 1 300 people today. The... 

Sph Kundalila Provides Expert Solutions To The South African Mining Industry Since 1969

Multotec Celebrates 40 Years Of Reducing Costs, Adding Value

From screens to cyclones and chutes, Multotec’s ongoing focus is to reduce the operating costs of mineral processing plants. “The efficiencies that we can introduce for our customers are tangible and can have a major impact on the bottom line,” Thomas Holtz, Multotec CEO, says. As Multotec... 

Multotec Celebrates 40 Years Of Reducing Costs, Adding Value

Weba Chute Systems Successfully Concludes Major Empowerment Deal

Weba Chute Systems has successfully concluded a major empowerment deal with Hlanganani Capital that will see the company that pioneered the Weba Transfer Chute System for bulk materials handling in the mining industry gain further traction in Africa and other emerging markets such as South... 

Weba Chute Systems Successfully Concludes Major Empowerment Deal

Grupo México Awards Quebalix Iv Overland Conveyor Contract To Tenova Mining & Minerals Usa

Tenova Mining & Minerals today announced that its USA based business, Tenova Mining & Minerals USA, has been awarded a contract to design and supply two 3 km long overland conveyors for the Quebalix IV Project, located at the Buenavista del Cobre Mine in Sonora, Mexico.  This is the third... 

‘Zero Harm’ Trend In Mining Industry Leads To Demand For Expanded Metal Products Complying With Latest Standards

The trend towards ‘zero harm’ in mining and general industry has resulted in an increased demand for expanded metal products that comply with SABS 190: Part 1 – 1983. In addition it is essential that manufacturers of such products adhere to ISO 9001 accreditation to ensure that proper quality... 

‘Zero Harm’ Trend In Mining Industry Leads To Demand For Expanded Metal Products Complying With Latest Standards

Five Star Products, Inc. Introduces Five Star® MineFor™

Backer Grout for the Mining and Aggregate Industries. Five Star Products, Inc., headquartered in Fairfield, CT, is pleased to announce the introduction of their new Five Star® MineForm™ Backer Grout. Its unique formulation provides high compressive strength while bearing extreme repetitive... 

Gold14@Kalgoorlie: An International Symposium in the home of Australia’s gold industry

Kalgoorlie, home of the Super Pit, is the perfect location for the Australian Institute of Geoscientists Gold14@Kalgoorlie Symposium to be held between 8-10 October.  The symposium will be a truly international event, with delegates attending from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the... 

SA Competition Commission approves MDM and FW merger

MDM Engineering Group Limited (AIM: MDM), the minerals process and project management company focused on the mining industry in Africa, is pleased to announce that approval for the proposed merger with Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) (“Foster Wheeler”) has been received from the South African... 

Improved Ring Design Tool Brightens Underground Work

An answer to the repetitive chore of creating ring designs for underground mining in planes of any orientation is at hand with today’s release of the improved MineSight Ring Design tool. The tool appears as part of MineSight 9.2, which includes a variety of enhancements, including the improved... 

Improved Ring Design Tool Brightens Underground Work
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