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First factory-fitted payload management system launched

By: Thabi Madiba     10th May 2019 Japanese yellow metal equipment manufacturer Komatsu and its subsidiary, mining equipment solutions provider MineWare, launched the first factory-fitted payload management system – the Argus PLM – during the bauma 2019 trade fair, held in Germany last month. The Argus PLM drives whole-of-mine... 

First hybrid dump truck to cart copper at Codelco's El Teniente mine in Chile

By: Reuters     25th April 2019 The world's top copper miner Codelco has added its first hybrid dumptruck to its fleet at its El Teniente mine, the company said on Wednesday, in a global mining industry that is increasingly seeking to reduce its emissions and environmental footprint. The so-called Load-Haul-Dump truck, known... 

MineWare boosts loader performance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th April 2019 Hailing from Queensland, Australia, MineWare is an independent, 100% Komatsu-owned company that develops real-time monitoring technology for ground engaging equipment. MineWare has experienced rapid growth since its inception in 2006 and has continued to expand its global presence since joining... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation wins Palabora contract

19th April 2019 Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a contract by copper miner Palabora Mining Company for a 1 200-m-deep ventilation shaft. The shaft, with a lined diameter of 8.5 m, will reach a final blind sink depth of 1 190 m before a drop raise takes it to its final depth,... 

Immersive Technologies Recognizing Excellence in Mining Business Improvement.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd April 2019 Immersive Technologies is pleased to announce the winners of the Global Business Improvement Award 2018. Marking the tenth year in which Immersive Technologies recognizes the most outstanding real results achieved by mining companies utilizing simulation as a key driver in the business... 

Komatsu releases first mining dozer with intelligent Machine Control

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2019 Komatsu has released the D375Ai-8 “intelligent” dozer, the company’s first mining dozer incorporating its fully integrated intelligent Machine Control system, which delivers proven productivity, efficiency and cost-saving benefits. The 72.9 tonne D375Ai-8 is powered by a US EPA Tier 4 Final... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation Wins Palabora Vent Shaft Contract

25th March 2019 Murray & Roberts Cementation, Africa’s leading mining contractor, has been awarded a contract by Palabora Mining Company for a 1,200 metre deep ventilation shaft. The shaft, with a lined diameter of 8,5 metres, will reach a final blind sink depth of 1,190 metres before a drop raise takes it to... 

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