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Innovation Comes Full Circle

     27th September 2017 Back in September 2016, at the MineExpo show in Las Vegas, Kal Tire unveiled a simple prototype version of a mechanical tool that would safely and weightlessly manoeuvre the 60-pound torque guns used to fasten lug nuts on earthmover tyres. “The response was incredible,” recalls Pedro Pacheco,... 

De Beers' sales reach $520m as industry enters ‘quieter season’

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     16th May 2017 Diamond miner De Beers’ fourth cycle of rough diamond sales for this year has generated $520-million. This was slightly lower than the $586-million achieved in the third sales cycle. 

Trysome renews collaboration with Hexagon Mining

     10th May 2017 Reseller agreement strengthens service/support for customers in South Africa Trysome Auto Electrical (Pty) Ltd South Africa today announces the renewal of its reseller agreement with Hexagon Mining. CEO, Eddie Smith and Hexagon Mining President, Hélio Samora strengthened the long-standing... 

Metso’s new crusher reduces costs, improves uptime by 10%

By: Ilan Solomons     28th April 2017 Diversified engineering group Metso launched its new rock crushing technology at the Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017 industry event in Las Vegas, in the US last month. The Metso MX cone crusher is based on the company’s patented Multi-Action crushing technology, which combines the piston and rotating bowl... 

SA Hippo Main Attraction At PDAC 2017 Exhibition In Toronto

     4th April 2017 The PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is the world's leading Convention for people, companies and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. Over 900 exhibitors and 22,000 attendees from over 100 countries will attend, while technical sessions, short... 

US platinum jewellery marketer turns 25

     10th February 2017 The US branch of worldwide platinum jewellery marketing organisation Platinum Guild International (PGI), an organisation funded by leading South African platinum producers and refiners, will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary this year with a series of new initiatives. In 1992, PGI, founded... 

Weir Minerals: A Powerful Presence at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017

     8th February 2017 Weir Minerals is set to inspire with its latest product launch and extensive range of process equipment at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017. Weir Minerals will exhibit its world class comminution portfolio at Conexpo-Con/Agg 2017, held from 7th – 11th March in Las Vegas. This major construction and aggregate... 

International market ‘excited’ by South African technology

     3rd February 2017 Heavy-duty pump solutions manufacturer and supplier Pump and Abrasion Technologies (PAT) has received a highly positive reaction to the Curve range from potential international clients, says sales director James Pienaar. The company unveiled Curve, its latest product range, to the African market... 

Tesla makes Reno a critical pit stop on way to Las Vegas and CES

By: Bloomberg     29th December 2016 As far as Tesla’s concerned, what’s happening in Las Vegas can stay in Las Vegas. The real action is some 400 dusty miles northwest, across the state in Reno. The electric-car maker is seizing on next week’s consumer electronics show to host investors and analysts at Gigafactory 1, the sprawling... 

Sunrise reports strong results from Pozz deposit, Nevada

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd December 2016 Aim-listed Sunrise Resources has reported strong initial strength-test results for natural pozzolan sourced from its Pozz project, in Nevada. The test results indicate that the CS Deposit sample is a high quality natural pozzolan competitive with natural pozzolans available on the market today. 

Local Pump Technology Wows International Market.

     12th December 2016 Pump and Abrasion Technologies® (PAT) unveiled its latest product range CURVE™ to the African market at Electra Mining 2016 and to global markets at the recent MINExpo in Las Vegas, USA. According to Sales Director James Pienaar the reaction to the CURVE™ from potential international clients has... 

Hélicéo wraps up fundraising of €1.5 million

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th December 2016 Hélicéo is a French start-up that designs, develops and implements innovative civilian drone systems for use in geomatics applications. The company is based in Nantes and has just completed raising funds of €1.5 million. This financing has been raised through Sequoia, Feed and the... 

Cone crusher equipped with fail-safe hydraulics

     11th November 2016 The high-performance cone crusher from US bulk materials processing and handling systems manufacturer and supplier Superior Industries, is the manufacturer’s first entry into crushing technologies for bulk processing applications. The company highlights that besides a strong commitment to service... 

Pump and Abrasion Technologies® show expert capability in development of new curve™ pump.

     9th November 2016 With its newly launched CURVE™ range of slurry pumps, Pump and Abrasion Technologies® (PAT) have proven that they possess the know-how and the infrastructure to deliver first class slurry solutions and excellent service. This, says Managing Director Jaco Buitendag, is the first step towards their... 

Enhanced drivetrain solutions a response to mining industry needs

By: Aarifah Nosarka     28th October 2016 Drivetrain, sealing and thermal-management technologies supplier Dana expects to start preproduction tests in the first quarter of 2017 for its Spicer 20D rigid nonsteering axle designed for underground mining applications in harsh, rugged environments. The company is concluding verification... 

Shell launches diluent for North American market

By: David Oliveira     28th October 2016 At this year’s MINExpo International, which took place last month in Las Vegas, in the US, global petrochemicals group Shell launched its ShellSol 2046NA solvents extraction diluent tailored for the North American market. Shell global business development manager Monica Karamagi explains that... 

New collision awareness system eliminates nuisance alerts

     21st October 2016 US-headquartered mine management solutions provider Modular Mining Systems has launched its fourth-generation collision awareness system (CAS), which is available as a standalone system or can be integrated with Modular’s Dispatch fleet management system. 

Canadian company expands further into Africa

     21st October 2016 Canada-headquartered tyre management and supply company Kal Tire has acquired tyre manufacturer Tredcor Zambia, strengthening the company’s footprint within the Zambian earthmoving market. Kal Tire states that its Mining Tire Group continues to expand and focus on the latest developments in tyre... 

Superior Debuts Expanded Line of Mine Duty Idlers at MINExpo International 2016

     4th October 2016 Superior Industries a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, debuted an expanded line of Mine Duty Idlers at MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Exclusive to Superior, a new double tube (DT) design features inner and outer... 

Company highlights sustainable mining at Las Vegas event

     30th September 2016 Mining machine manufacturer MMD Mineral Sizing emphasised the importance of sustainable mining when it showcased its mining equipment at MINExpo International 2016, which was held in Las Vegas, in the US, this month. 

Ontario govt awards Boart Longyear C$1.37m to improve safety, reduce costs

By: Henry Lazenby     28th September 2016 Multinational drilling equipment and services provider Boart Longyear has received an award of C$1.37-million from the Ontario government to help improve safety at mineral exploration drilling sites and the efficiency of drilling systems technology. The Salt Lake City, Utah-headquartered company... 

Ontario Government Awards Boart Longyear $1.37 Million to Help Improve Safety and Efficiency, Reduce Drilling Costs

     28th September 2016 Boart Longyear www.BoartLongyear.com, the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, announced today that the government of Ontario has awarded Boart Longyear Canada $1.37 million to support the development of a mineral exploration drilling site and drilling... 

MICROMINE showcases its mining solutions at MINExpo 2016

     27th September 2016 MICROMINE, the leading provider of intuitive software solutions to the mining and exploration industry, will showcase its advanced mining solutions at MINExpo 2016, held 26 – 28 September 2016 in Las Vegas. MICROMINE will preview to Geobank 2017, the latest versions of our leading data management... 

DESWIK to unveil new operations scheduling tool at MinExpo 2016

     26th September 2016 Deswik announces today the launch of Deswik.OPS, their new operational shift planning and tracking tool. Directly integrating with a variety of systems that maintain longer term schedules, planned KPIs and production data, this new tool is set to revolutionize the way mines manage their daily... 

Xtreme Manufacturing to Showcase North America’s Largest Capacity Telehandler at MINExpo 2016

     26th September 2016 Las Vegas-based Xtreme Manufacturing will display North America’s largest capacity telehandler at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016, along with a range of high capacity telehandlers and Snorkel aerial work platforms.  The Xtreme Manufacturing booth will be built from Xtreme’s own modular building... 

Creamer Media publishes special e-supplement for MINExpo 2016

     26th September 2016 Global mining news leader, Mining Weekly has published a special e-supplement focussed on MINExpo 2016, which was help in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from 26 to 28 September 2016. Creamer Media’s MINExpo 2016 e-supplement was promoted at a media distribution point at the event, as well as by a... 

‘Revolutionary’ workforce training technologies from S Africa on display

     23rd September 2016 South Africa-based mine workforce training technologies supplier ThoroughTec Simulation, will reveal several new products at MINExpo International 2016, which will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 26 to 28. The products are expected to emphasise the company’s commitment to providing... 

Software, innovation will continue to influence mining sector

By: Nadine James     23rd September 2016 Mining software and technological innovation in the mining industry will heavily influence mining operations over the next decade – specifically the development of safer, smarter and more efficient methods of managing resources and operations, says Australian mining software company MICROMINE’s... 

Potential gains of ‘industrial Internet’ emphasised

By: Nadine James     23rd September 2016 Mining companies continue to face volatile commodity prices and challenging economic conditions, primarily due to lacklustre global demand, but the industrial Internet could be the solution, states diversified conglomerate General Electric’s (GE’s) mining solutions division, GE Mining. GE... 

A break in proceedings – Vegas tours, awards

     23rd September 2016 The 2016 MINExpo International, which will be hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Centre from September 26 to 28, offers several special events and tours for attendees. Tickets can be bought during registration for the event. On-site and online registration will remain open for tours for the... 

Pump and Abrasion Technologies 

     14th September 2016 South African slurry pump manufacturer Pump and Abrasion Technologies has taken the exciting and bold step of designing and manufacturing a new range of slurry pumps tailored specifically to the needs of the market.  

Pump & Abrasion’s New CURVE Range to Revolutionise Slurry Pump Industry

     14th September 2016 South African slurry pump manufacturer Pump and Abrasion Technologies has taken the exciting and bold step of designing and manufacturing a new range of slurry pumps tailored specifically for the needs of the market. The CURVE range has been officially launched on South African soil at the 2016... 

Haver & Boecker Optimizes Mining Operations with NIAflow Software

     9th September 2016 Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining, introduces NIAflow plant simulation software. NIAflow helps producers optimize quarry and mine operations by diagramming plant flow, machine placement, product pre-calculations and more. Haver &... 

Boart Longyear to promote benefits of sonic drilling during MINExpo International

     29th August 2016 Boart Longyear www.BoartLongyear.com, the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will present the advantages of sonic drilling over conventional surface drilling during MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from September 26 to 28.   Boart... 

New speciality tyres offered

     26th August 2016 International technology company Continental will be displaying a new range of specialty tyres for mining and earthmoving vehicles at Electra Mining Africa 2016, as the company intensifies efforts to expand its industrial business and achieve a more balanced customer portfolio. 

Caterpillar Offers an Exclusive Look at Its Plans for MINExpo 2016

     25th August 2016 Caterpillar is counting down the hours until MINExpo 2016 on a new website, www.CatMiningExperience.com. The company recently launched the site to give the mining industry an inside look at some of its plans for the world’s largest mining equipment exhibition, scheduled for September 26-28 in Las... 

Weir Minerals powerful presence at MINExpo

     5th August 2016 Weir Minerals will exhibit its world class mining solutions at MINExpo 2016, held from 26th – 28th September in Las Vegas. This major mining exhibition will witness Weir Minerals launch of the Trio® TP900 cone crusher and a pre-release preview of its much anticipated remote monitoring technology... 

Project targets millennial diamond consumers

By: Kimberley Smuts     29th July 2016 International diamond mining organisation the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is working on a project aimed at tackling the generic marketing of diamonds to attract standard and millennial consumers, otherwise known as the ‘Y’ generation. Rough and polished diamonds trader Blom Diamonds owner... 

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