Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs

Company tells Mining Magazine how it is approaching the new drill rig landscape.

Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs
Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs
Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs

BelAZ delivers 20-truck order to Nornickel

Trucks were adapted to arctic conditions in line with specifications from Nornickel.

21 OCT 2020

Fleet

BelAZ delivers 20-truck order to Nornickel
BelAZ delivers 20-truck order to Nornickel
BelAZ delivers 20-truck order to Nornickel

Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs

Company tells Mining Magazine how it is approaching the new drill rig landscape.

Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs
Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs
Boart Longyear on the digitalisation of drill rigs

Good Vibrations for draglines and shovels

Fibre pendants replace steel at a higher overall strength value, safety factor and weight savings.

Good Vibrations for draglines and shovels
Good Vibrations for draglines and shovels

Epiroc wins order from Nornickel

Equipment for mine totals over US$11M

22 OCT 2020

Fleet

Epiroc wins order from Nornickel
Epiroc wins order from Nornickel
Epiroc wins order from Nornickel
Epiroc wins order from Nornickel

Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal

Previously the equipment for the Glencore unit has come from multiple suppliers.

22 OCT 2020

Fleet

Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal
Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal
Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal

Codelco trialling electric mining truck

The electrical model begins its industrial test at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters.

16 OCT 2020

Fleet

Codelco trialling electric mining truck
Codelco trialling electric mining truck

Vale demolishing Stobie mine

Buildings at the site such as the crusher plant, mill and hoist building have already been removed.

14 OCT 2020

Operational Excellence

Fortuna pours first gold at Lindero

Pour marks progress towards commercial production targeted for the first quarter of 2021.

23 OCT 2020

Plant

Fortuna pours first gold at Lindero
Fortuna pours first gold at Lindero
Fortuna pours first gold at Lindero
Fortuna pours first gold at Lindero

Metso Outotec, Boliden renew Aitik service contract

Extension covers mill and chute lining, maintenance and wear parts recycling.

23 OCT 2020

Plant

Metso Outotec, Boliden renew Aitik service contract
Metso Outotec, Boliden renew Aitik service contract
Metso Outotec, Boliden renew Aitik service contract

Rockwell Automation releases PlantPAx 5.0

Company said system will help plants reduce overall costs

Rockwell Automation releases PlantPAx 5.0
Rockwell Automation releases PlantPAx 5.0

Australian Vanadium in UK extraction process MoU

Partners plan commercial agreement for use of GSAE's technology and others they develop together.

22 OCT 2020

Design / Build

Australian Vanadium in UK extraction process MoU
Australian Vanadium in UK extraction process MoU
Australian Vanadium in UK extraction process MoU

Tomra rolls out sorting software

System designed to make better use of data to improve decision making and throughput.

21 OCT 2020

Plant

Tomra rolls out sorting software
Tomra rolls out sorting software
Tomra rolls out sorting software

Metso Outotec launches HRCe grinding mill

The HRCe follows on from the HRC HPGR which Metso launched in 2014.

21 OCT 2020

Comminution

Metso Outotec launches HRCe grinding mill
Metso Outotec launches HRCe grinding mill

US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie

The predicted surge in demand contrasts with poor investment fundamentals.

US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie
US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie
US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie
US$1T needed for energy transition: Wood Mackenzie

Castle Mountain marks first gold pour

California operation will be a 'long-life' asset, owner said

Castle Mountain marks first gold pour
Castle Mountain marks first gold pour
Castle Mountain marks first gold pour

Rolls-Royce invests in MTU footprint

Expands business unit in the Americas.

Rolls-Royce invests in MTU footprint
Rolls-Royce invests in MTU footprint

Sandvik to sell Exploration business

Exploration business is currently booked under the Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology operations.

13 OCT 2020

Supply chain management

Trafigura planning Mawson West restart

DRC copper mine had been temporarily idled

Trafigura planning Mawson West restart
Trafigura planning Mawson West restart

Hoist incident halts Hudbay's 777 mine

Hudbay has reported production interruption at 777 operation

Hoist incident halts Hudbay
Hoist incident halts Hudbay

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Going to level 9 with Booyco

Company said its CXS technology adheres to latest safety standards.

23 OCT 2020

Communications

Going to level 9 with Booyco
Going to level 9 with Booyco
Going to level 9 with Booyco
Going to level 9 with Booyco

High and mighty

Dos Santos International specialises in high-angle conveying.

23 OCT 2020

Logistics

High and mighty
High and mighty
High and mighty
High and mighty

Mt. Holly smelter issues layoff warning

South Carolina, US facility eyeing closure if power deal cannot be found

Mt. Holly smelter issues layoff warning
Mt. Holly smelter issues layoff warning
Mt. Holly smelter issues layoff warning

Wärtsilä to power Grasberg expansion

The remote Grasberg mine will be powered via a 100km transmission line.

Wärtsilä to power Grasberg expansion
Wärtsilä to power Grasberg expansion
Wärtsilä to power Grasberg expansion

EnerDynamic targets remote sites with solar units

EnerDynamic supplies off-grid, solar-powered housing units that could enable greener exploration.

20 OCT 2020

Logistics

EnerDynamic targets remote sites with solar units
EnerDynamic targets remote sites with solar units
EnerDynamic targets remote sites with solar units

Zinc8 targets energy storage demand in Australia

Zinc8's hybrid flow battery uses zinc and air as fuel.

Zinc8 targets energy storage demand in Australia
Zinc8 targets energy storage demand in Australia

Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project

Robotic dog to be used for investigating a damaged area of the Kiruna mine.

23 OCT 2020

Innovation

Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project
Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project
Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project
Robot deploying at Swedish future mining project

Hitachi CM invests in Chrysalix innovation fund

Startups in the Chrysalix RoboValley Fund offer novel technologies and services.

22 OCT 2020

Investment

Hitachi CM invests in Chrysalix innovation fund
Hitachi CM invests in Chrysalix innovation fund
Hitachi CM invests in Chrysalix innovation fund
Hitachi CM invests in Chrysalix innovation fund

Sandvik to acquire CGTech

CGTech has developed the VERICUT machining simulation and optimisation solution.

22 OCT 2020

Investment

Sandvik to acquire CGTech
Sandvik to acquire CGTech
Sandvik to acquire CGTech

Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production

Lafarge Canada plans to initially produce 1 million tonnes of cement a year from the new material.

20 OCT 2020

Sustainability

Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production
Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production
Rio Tinto reduces waste from aluminium production

CIMIC selling 50% of Thiess

Deal values the Thiess business at approximately A$4.3 billion.

19 OCT 2020

Investment

CIMIC selling 50% of Thiess
CIMIC selling 50% of Thiess
CIMIC selling 50% of Thiess

Sandvik to establish new business area, list alloys ops

Company turning two successful ops into standalone business area and listed entity, respectively.

19 OCT 2020

Investment

Sandvik to establish new business area, list alloys ops
Sandvik to establish new business area, list alloys ops

Japan's JERA to close 'inefficient' coal plants by 2030

JERA also set 2050 as a target for zero emissions

15 OCT 2020

Sustainability

Japan
Japan

Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines

The mines have implemented safety measures to protect workers.

06 JUL 2020
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines

Mponeng slowly awakening once more

Underground South African mine had large number of positive COVID-19 cases recently

08 JUN 2020
Mponeng slowly awakening once more
Mponeng slowly awakening once more
Mponeng slowly awakening once more

Adapting post-pandemic with remote coaching

Immersive Technologies releases Remote Trainer Station

04 JUN 2020
Adapting post-pandemic with remote coaching
Adapting post-pandemic with remote coaching

Epiroc cuts jobs in Sweden

OEM cited lower demand worldwide for job cuts.

02 JUN 2020
Epiroc cuts jobs in Sweden
Epiroc cuts jobs in Sweden

Mines restarting in Mexico

With pandemic stoppage period ending, mines are resuming work

29 MAY 2020
Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico