Mining Weekly | Earthmoving http://www.miningweekly.com/page/earthmoving-and-surface-mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:31:31 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Companies find use for abandoned underground coal mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-find-use-for-abandoned-underground-coal-mines-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463939 1505894748 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676459_resized_secondchancebloomberg20081022.jpg SECOND CHANCE The trend of returning to underground mines and turning them into opencast mines is a cost-effective alternative to exploration 511 287 Minerals processing business bullish about future, despite industry challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-processing-business-bullish-for-the-future-despite-industry-challenges-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463868 1505894731 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676327_resized_allencompassingfraseralaxander20171022.jpg ALL ENCOMPASSING Fraser Alexander is able to service clients across the coal washing and processing value chain 511 287 Real-time analysis aids coal mining efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/real-time-analysis-aids-coal-mining-efficiency-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463947 1505894802 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676570_resized_scantechphotocoalscan20171022.jpg REAL-TIME EFFICIENCY The COALSCAN 9500X is installed on the conveyor and only takes up one metre of belt space 511 287 Hydrogen detection solutions to increase safety at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydrogen-detection-solutions-to-increase-safety-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463509 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675537_resized_hyalerta500082017rtsafricaengineering.jpg HIGHLY VERSATILE The H2Scan Hy-Alerta 500 instrument is a “highly versatile” hand-held detection device 511 287 Kalumbila facility will service global mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kalumbila-facility-will-service-global-mining-industry-draws-in-other-manufacturers-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463268 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675045_resized_miners082017miningforzambia1022.jpg TANGIBLE EXCITEMENT There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the air at Kalumbila with the coming of the ME Elecmetal plant 511 287 New bulk materials solution supplied to Kansanshi http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-bulk-materials-solution-supplied-to-kansanshi-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463323 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675018_resized_cleanscrape082017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE The primary cleaner has been supplied to mining company First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi mine 511 287 Nitrogen generator offers Zambian mines extended tyre life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nitrogen-generator-offers-zambian-mines-extended-tyre-life-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464816 1505400752 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678322_resized_nitrogengenerator082017nitralife1022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATOR Minimal maintenance is needed to keep the NitraLife generator operating effectively 511 287 Zambian interest in heavy-duty equipment range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-interest-in-heavy-duty-equipment-range-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463324 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675026_resized_samsonmf0814tmaterialfeeder082017bltsa1022.jpg HIGHLY ACCURATE The MF0814T tracked material feeder has a holding capacity of up to 100 t and is designed for high discharge control accuracy 511 287 Nokeng mulling two or three more fluorspar mines by 2026 as huge shortage is predicted http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fluorspar-producer-envisages-market-growth-that-may-support-beneficiation-advances-projects-amid-foreseen-demand-increase-2017-09-08 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL MINERALS Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463309 1504596038 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675975_resized_looming.jpg 511 287 Botswana event provides notable sales platform http://www.miningweekly.com/article/event-provides-prominent-sales-platform-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461675 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671580_resized_cleanscrape2017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE DIFFERENCE Unlike conventional cleaners mounted perpendicular to belt travel, the CleanScrape design addresses the belt diagonally 511 287 Conveyor belts tackle Botswana diamond mining conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conveyor-belts-tackle-botswana-diamond-mining-conditions-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461904 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671869_resized_reliableresistancecontitechfortressxpdateunknown1022.jpg RELIABLE RESISTANCE The ContiTech ForstressXP provides essential cut and gouge resistance 511 287 Gamsberg project to retore Vedanta’s zinc output to 300 000 t/y from mid-2018 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/vedanta-zi-commits-majority-of-gamsberg-zinc-project-capex-progresses-waste-stripping-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461882 1503384971 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671797_resized_vedantazincinternationalgamsberg600817duane1022.jpg PROGRESSING WELL More than 25-million tonnes of the estimated 65-million to 70-million tonnes of waste rock have been excavated at the Gamsberg project 511 287 Mining contractor activity progressing at Moz gold project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-contractors-progressing-work-at-mozambique-gold-project-alluvial-mining-expected-to-start-soon-2017-08-25 Mia Breytenbach GOLD Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462034 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672228_resized_goldnuggetssourceshutterstock1022.jpg ALLUVIAL MINING Mining contractors Omnia Mining and Moz Gold and Sino Minerals Investment Company will exploit the alluvial gold deposits 511 287 Refurbishment centre streamlining to enhance mine fleet uptime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/equipment-manufacturer-aims-service-at-maintaining-miners-uptime-2017-08-25 Dylan Slater MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462036 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local mine to adopt new generation jumbo drill rig http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-mine-to-adopt-new-generation-jumbo-drill-rig-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460577 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668745_resized_sandvikdd422i082017sandvik1022.jpg SANDVIK DD422i The drill rig, which includes bit-navigation and tele-remote tramming readiness, also employs software for blasting optimisation 511 287 Producing hydromining technology for greater productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydromining-technology-under-development-offers-greater-productivity-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460643 1502955795 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668923_resized_jetpumpsystem082017fraseralexander1022.jpg EASIER OPTION Jet-pump technology is being introduced for tailings reclamation owing to the difficulty of reclaiming coarse- and high-specific gravity tailings using conventional techniques 511 287 Simulators to facilitate training on new mining equipment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/simulators-to-facilitate-training-on-new-surface-and-underground-equipment-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460613 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668926_resized_cyberminesimulator072017thoroughtecsimulation1022.jpg CONTINUOUSLY CHANGING Servicing the construction, military and mining industries allows for the cross-pollination of technology, keeping ThoroughTec’s products up to date with the latest international simulation trends 511 287 Tyre supplier to build brand awareness http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tyre-supplier-to-build-brand-awareness-2017-08-11 Marleny Arnoldi Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459601 1502702848 1502402400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666797_resized_kaltireaustralianmining0720171022.jpg ON SHOW Kal Tire’s exhibit at the Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition will feature some of the innovative tools and repair processes it has developed to deliver better tyre management services 511 287 Caterpillar seeks new CFO with Halverson to retire next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/caterpillar-seeks-new-cfo-with-halverson-to-retire-next-year-2017-08-01 Bloomberg EQUIPMENT Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:33:00 +0200 460296 1501598900 1501597980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Demand for African resources, but common codes needed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-for-african-resources-but-common-codes-needed-2017-07-14 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456612 1499756185 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660218_resized_ukwaziminingplc062017ukwazi1022.jpg A CASE FOR MAJORS Bulk commodities are for major investors only, as these require substantially ‘deep pockets’ 511 287 Data-mining improves mine management http://www.miningweekly.com/article/data-mining-improves-mine-management-2017-07-07 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456228 1505399886 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658511_resized_ahitachiexcavatorcripplecreekcoloradous1022.jpg TRUCK SENSORS Earthmoving equipment and other vehicles can be equipped with a camera system, which includes ultrasonic sensors that supply data on the distance of pedestrians and other vehicles 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69603_2017-06-20_bosch_-_hd_web.mp445054886Bosch Africa region key account manager mining Landry Meya explains the technology available from the company. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Bosch Africa region key account manager mining Landry Meya explains the technology available from the company. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Diverse footprint keeps orders coming in during downturn http://www.miningweekly.com/article/diverse-footprint-keeps-orders-coming-in-during-downturn-2017-07-07 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456247 1500278460 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659175_resized_20170620barlo.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69602_2017-06-20_barlo_-_hd_web.mp433252368Barloworld executive director Shane Fitzpatrick talks about the growth of the company in Africa. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Barloworld executive director Shane Fitzpatrick talks about the growth of the company in Africa. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Laguna Verde surveys yield encouraging results http://www.miningweekly.com/article/laguna-verde-surveys-yield-encouraging-results-2017-07-07 Tasneem Bulbulia Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456474 1499090177 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659283_resized_mininginsouthamericawealthmineralslake3937570620171022.jpg CHANGE-UP Laguna Verde was originally targeted for its surface brines; however, exploration results over the past six months have switched Wealth Minerals' focus to a conventional lithium brine model 511 287 Local bushings producer showcases product in US http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-bushings-producer-showcases-product-in-us-2017-07-07 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456234 1499090176 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658985_resized_earthmovingvesconitejuanvanwykprovided201706221022.jpg JUAN VAN WYK The US is a significant market for earthmoving equipment 511 287 New mining technologies inspire optimism in South America http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-mining-technologies-inspire-growth-in-south-america-2017-07-07 Tasneem Bulbulia Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456283 1499090176 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658674_resized_mininginsouthamericacoalminebloomberg24912773230620171022.jpg ADVANCING SECTOR Some of South America’s newer mines, as well as those yet to be developed, are favouring an uptake of technology that ensures the lowest possible mining costs per ton 511 287 New mobile screen launched in S Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-mobile-screen-launched-in-s-africa-2017-07-07 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456231 1499090176 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658980_resized_earthmovingwirtgenevo703victormoolman20170609001022.jpg SCREENING CAPACITY The MS 703 EVO is capable of screening four final aggregate sizes 511 287 Regular undercarriage maintenance reduces excavator running costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/regular-undercarriage-maintenance-reduces-excavator-running-costs-2017-07-07 Victor Moolman Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456233 1499090176 1499378400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658988_resized_earthmovinghpeafricaundercarriagerepairprovided201706221022.jpg LOOK BELOW Maintenance of excavator undercarriages is often neglected and this is an expensive mistake 511 287 Welding Alloys South Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/welding-alloys-south-africa-2017-03-17 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Tue, 04 Jul 2017 11:42:00 +0200 445091 1499161378 1499161320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633719_resized_0000630832weldingalloysgroupapexbenoni80217duane1022.jpg 511 287 Mining Indaba offering new junior zone, boosting interface opportunities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-indaba-offering-new-junior-zone-boosting-interface-opportunities-2017-07-03 Martin Creamer MINING INVESTMENT Tue, 04 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0200 457355 1499408767 1499148000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661354_resized_alexgrosemartinonlinepic.jpeg Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose (right) with Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69733_2017-07-03_alexgrose_-_hd_web.mp428703095Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the major new focus on junior miner involvement. Video and Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the major new focus on junior miner involvement. Video and Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Association applying changes to expand representation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/association-applying-changes-to-represent-new-operation-types-in-opencast-mining-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454449 1497877722 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654419_resized_opencastminingquarrying062017aspasa1022.jpg SEVERE NEED There is a severe need for services to be delivered from a central and well-organised body to the opencast mining sector 511 287 Loaders drive down cost http://www.miningweekly.com/article/loaders-drive-down-cost-per-ton-at-quarry-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454381 1497877721 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654202_resized_bellwheelloader052017bellequipment1022.jpg BIGGER AND BETTER The first Bell Loader supplied to Flanders Quarry improved its productivity substantially because it was a bigger machine, quicker and more robust 511 287 Multidisciplinary mining company says market is challenging http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-multidisciplinary-construction-materials-company-says-market-challenging-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454584 1497877722 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654726_resized_denverquarryportelizabeth062017afrimat1022.jpg CHALLENGING CONDITIONS Overall, the construction materials sector remains relatively flat 511 287 Process-focused solution ups output http://www.miningweekly.com/article/process-focused-solution-ups-output-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454459 1497877722 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654422_resized_processfocused062017weirminerals1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY PAYS The installation of the Cavex hydrocyclone at CNC Crushers’ Stilfontein operation has resulted in increased production and reduced slimes to the tailings dam 511 287 Angola, Russia jointly developing new diamond projects and others http://www.miningweekly.com/article/angola-and-russia-jointly-developing-new-diamond-and-other-projects-2017-06-09 Keith Campbell PRECIOUS STONES Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454255 1496672650 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Dozer designed to ramp up productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dozer-designed-to-ramp-up-productivity-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452769 1496127801 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650142_resized_catd8rdozer0520171022.jpg BIGGER BLADE Equipped with the largest standard blade in its class at 10.3 m3, the D8R dozer can move up to 13% more material per pass than previous models 511 287 Manufacturer expands to meet screening media module size demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturer-expands-to-meet-screening-media-module-size-demand-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452749 1496127801 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 S Africa to be updated on global trends http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-africa-to-be-kept-up-to-date-on-international-materials-handling-trends-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452427 1496127800 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649340_resized_kyugawettransferconveyor0520171022.jpg SPECIALISED EQUIPMENT Innovative conveyor belt designs, such as Australian conveyor supplier Nepean Conveyors’ wet transfer conveyor, will be discussed at this year’s Beltcon 511 287 Tensioning system extends conveyor belt life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tensioning-system-extends-conveyor-belt-life-reduces-safety-risks-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Earthmoving and Surface Mining Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452147 1496127800 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648552_resized_automaticconveyorbelttensionermartinengineering052017.jpg AUTOMATION ACCURACY Users benefit from a consistently correct blade tension and reduced power demand on start-up when using Martin Engineering's Automated Blade System 511 287