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Warman® telescopic gland seal guards safeguard operators from rotating parts

30th September 2020 The new patented guards make pump maintenance safer and can be retrofitted without pump disassembly. Weir Minerals is proud to announce the global availability of new telescopic gland seal guards that further protect maintenance personnel performing gland seal adjustments on its industry-leading... 

Ultimate in power and performance: Sandvik presents the world’s first 18 tonne battery loader, the LH518B

30th September 2020 Sandvik is introducing its new battery-electric loader, the 18 tonne LH518B. The all new loader is the result of Sandvik’s decades of engineering expertise, matched with Artisan Vehicle’s innovative powertrain technology and battery system expertise. Rethink the machine, not the mine 

Sandvik pushes the boundaries of mining automation with the reveal of its AutoMine® Concept

30th September 2020 Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology revealed their future vision and concept for autonomous mining equipment at their Innovation in Mining Virtual Event on September 29th, 2020. Sandvik Automation has yet again showed the world that they are the technological leaders in mining automation and... 

Rio Tinto wraps up Janice Lake 2020 campaign

30th September 2020 Rio Tinto Exploration Canada (RTEC) has completed its summer exploration programme at the Janice Lake Sedimentary copper/silver project in northern Saskatchewan. TSX-V-listed Forum Energy Metals reports that a total of 25 holes have been completed for 818 m on seven targets. Assay results are... 

Agnico Eagle teams up with Newmont in Colombia

30th September 2020 Canadian miner Agnico Eagle on Tuesday announced a 50:50 exploration joint venture (JV) in Colombia with the world’s largest gold miner, Newmont. The JV will explore the Anza project, in which Newmont has earn-in rights, and will seek other prospective gold targets of district-scale potential in... 

‘Astronomical’ rare earth demand growth forecast

29th September 2020 Research and advisory services firm Adamas Intelligence is forecasting “astronomical” demand growth for certain rare earth minerals in the 2030s and has said that the supply-side of the industry is unlikely to keep up with the growing demand. Demand for magnet rare earths, such as neodymium,... 

Metso Outotec wins €25m Tibet order

29th September 2020 Finnish minerals and metals processing technology company Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Chinese group Zijin Mining for the delivery of key minerals processing equipment of the company’s Qulong copper mine project in Tibet, China. Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery covers a 58 MW... 

Gibraltar wins top provincial reclamation award

25th September 2020 The Gibraltar mine has taken home the Jake McDonald annual award for metal mine reclamation from the British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR). TRCR's BC mine reclamation awards, which recognises outstanding achievement in mine reclamation in British Columbia, was... 

Financiers, construction and mining, to meet at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA

25th September 2020 Funders and financiers will have a unique opportunity to explore funding partnerships at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2021 bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading trade fair for construction, building material, mining, agriculture & forestry machines, and machinery and vehicles, has announced... 

Barrick’s Japan exploration partner expands footprint

24th September 2020 Canadian exploration company Japan Gold, which has a country-wide alliance with gold major Barrick Gold to jointly explore, develop and mine certain gold mineral properties and mining projects, has expanded its footprint in Japan. The company acquired the Kanehana project through the acceptance... 


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