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Trump to shrink Utah monuments holding artifacts, minerals

By: Bloomberg     5th December 2017 President Donald Trump said Monday that he’ll shrink two national monuments in Utah that contain stunning red-sandstone vistas, historic relics and energy resources, arguing his predecessor overstepped in protecting the land. Trump travelled to Salt Lake City for the announcement, and also met... 

South African simulators commissioned in Madagascar

By: Simone Liedtke     14th July 2017 Mining company Sherritt International’s Ambatovy operation, in Madagascar, has commissioned its Cybermine heavy equipment operator training simulators from South African surface and underground mining simulator supplier ThoroughTec Simulation. 

Boart Longyear to exhibit at Investing in African Mining Indaba; representatives will showcase a variety of innovative drilling equipment and products

     3rd February 2017 Boart Longyear www.BoartLongyear.com, the world’s leading provider of drilling equipment and performance tooling, will feature a broad range of innovative drilling solutions at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, February 6-9, in Cape Town, South Africa.   Boart Longyear’s top... 

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... 

‘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... 

Sam Shoemaker brings strategic mine planning expertise to Maptek

     15th September 2016 Mining technology provider Maptek announced today that Sam Shoemaker has joined the Maptek North American office as a Principal Engineer to further develop their resource estimation and long range strategic mine planning capabilities. Shoemaker comes to Maptek with more than 30 years of mining... 

Integrating training technology into mining operations

     26th August 2016 Training technologies provider ThoroughTec Simulation will be demonstrating a number of new developments at Electra Mining Africa 2016, reinforcing the company’s drive to provide mines with powerful training and workforce development technologies. 

Boart Longyear’s MINExpo exhibit to feature StopeMaster™ drill’s advantages for narrow vein mining

     25th July 2016 Boart Longyear www.BoartLongyear.com, the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will display the StopeMaster™ hydraulic production drill along with a wide range of other products at its MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 exhibit in Las Vegas, Nevada, from... 

Boart Longyear Team Uses Dual-Tube Flooded Reverse Circulation Technique to Drill 60-inch Shaft through Loss Circulation Zones

     27th February 2015 A Boart Longyear www.boartlongyear.com drilling team rose to the challenge as it bore down into the earth to create a ventilation shaft for an underground longwall coal mine in Southwest Wyoming. The task? Guide a 60-inch bit to a depth of 550 feet through a challenging geological formation that... 

Underground mining platform most active shaft sinker outside China

     16th January 2015 With 22 active shaft projects under way globally, construction and engineering group Murray & Roberts’ underground mining platform is ranked the most active shaft sinking group in the world, outside of China, says Murray & Roberts Cementation business development executive Allan Widlake. The... 

US gold output sags as low grades at Barrick, Midas mine sale weigh

By: Henry Lazenby     18th December 2014 US gold mine output during the first nine months had slid 7% year-over-year, hurt in part by lower production from the world’s two largest gold miners by output, Toronto-based Barrick Gold and Denver-headquartered Newmont Mining. In its latest ‘Mineral Industry Surveys’ report, the US Geological... 

Murray & Roberts Underground Mining Platform Is The Single Most Active Shaft Sinking Company In The World Outside Of China

     2nd December 2014 The Murray & Roberts Underground Mining platform not only has growth in its order book, but with 22 active shaft projects underway globally, is the single most active shaft sinking group in the world outside of China. This is according to Allan Widlake, Business Development Executive of Murray &... 

US Oil Sands orders long-lead items for Utah oil sands project

By: Henry Lazenby     10th October 2014 TSX-V-listed US Oil Sands has committed about $17.9-million in orders for all of the major equipment components required to build its flagship PR Spring oil sands project, in Utah. The Calgary-based firm on Thursday said, with the long-lead items now on order, engineering and site construction... 

RungePincockMinarco has announced the launch of an exciting new software product

     24th February 2014 HAULSIM, at the Society of Mining Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibit held in Salt Lake City, USA. The powerful HAULSIM provides the mining sector with an industry specific haulage simulation solution.  HAULSIM gives users the ability to accurately model, visualise and analyse every aspect of... 

Top mining pioneers to be recognised in global hall of fame

By: Natasha Odendaal     4th December 2013 Top, pioneering mining technology innovators and developers will be honoured by inclusion in the inaugural global Mining Technology “Hall of Fame” next year. The Hall of Fame aimed to shine the light on the people – past and present – behind the “leaps of progress” that had changed the industry... 

Tenova reports ‘enthusiastic’ reaction to its broader service offering

By: Sashnee Moodley     6th September 2013 Since it was established in 2012, total technology solutions provider Tenova Mining & Minerals has received a positive market reception in providing a complete range of engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) and equipment supply services across the mining and minerals... 

Boart Longyear founder nominated for Intl Mining Hall of Fame induction

By: Natalie Greve     8th August 2013 Sydney-listed drilling company Boart Longyear founder Edmund J Longyear has been nominated for induction into the International Mining Hall of Fame in the exploration category. The mining engineer, who passed away in 1954, was nominated for his influence in contract diamond drilling, geological... 

Boart Longyear Receives International Mining Hall of Fame Nomination

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th August 2013 Boart Longyear, the world’s leading provider of integrated exploration drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, is proud to announce that Edmund J. Longyear has been nominated in the exploration category for the International Mining Hall of Fame 

Proper maintenance of drilling equipment important

By: Zandile Mavuso     21st June 2013 Mineral exploration industry drilling services and products provider Boart Longyear says that proper management and maintenance of a drilling rig is important in today’s mining markets, as they reduce costly downtime and prevent equipment failures. 

Company Announcement: Recognising the great mining technology innovators

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th June 2013 International Mining is organising a very significant event that is certain to become a key meeting in the mining world’s annual calendar 

Boart Longyear H1 earnings up, revises guidance

By: Henry Lazenby     31st August 2012 Sydney-listed mine drilling products and services provider Boart Longyear this week said despite the first half of 2012 being another record reporting period, it had to adjust its revenue and capital expenditure guidance owing to uncertain markets. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based company’s... 

Award-winning drilling company puts safety first

By: Zandile Mavuso     27th July 2012 Safety is of significant importance to mineral exploration drilling company Boart Longyear, which has been supplying Canadian mining projects like iron-ore operations in the remote area of Schefferville in northern Quebec, Canada. 

Company Announcement: Rio Tinto sets out track record as Olympics medals provider

     17th April 2012 Rio Tinto today set out its ethical track record to support its role as the official metal provider for the 4,700 medals for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

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