Making the case for Bayesian Learning in mining

Why so many machine learning initiatives fail, and what to do about it

02 MAR 2021

Innovation

Making the case for Bayesian Learning in mining
Making the case for Bayesian Learning in mining
Making the case for Bayesian Learning in mining

JCB appoints South Africa dealer

BESSA will cover South African market

02 MAR 2021

Fleet

JCB appoints South Africa dealer
JCB appoints South Africa dealer
JCB appoints South Africa dealer

FLSmidth targets water recovery with new filter press

Solution can reduce water-sourcing and wet tailings management costs for the mine site.

FLSmidth targets water recovery with new filter press
FLSmidth targets water recovery with new filter press
FLSmidth targets water recovery with new filter press

Argentina's newest mining star

Mine plans incorporate technological advances into site preparation, design, and operations.

01 MAR 2021

Development

Argentina
Argentina

MacLean launches EV sprayer and transmixer

Vehicles join the company's existing EV offering, the 975 Omnia EV Bolter,

05 MAR 2021

Fleet

MacLean launches EV sprayer and transmixer
MacLean launches EV sprayer and transmixer
MacLean launches EV sprayer and transmixer
MacLean launches EV sprayer and transmixer

Trans-Siberian Gold to resume full Asacha operations

A rockfall that occurred at the mine on 6 January resulted in two fatalities

05 MAR 2021

Development

Trans-Siberian Gold to resume full Asacha operations
Trans-Siberian Gold to resume full Asacha operations
Trans-Siberian Gold to resume full Asacha operations

Nornickel set targets for mines, concentrator restarts

A ore reloading facility and the adjoining walkway collapsed during repairs.

04 MAR 2021

Development

Nornickel set targets for mines, concentrator restarts
Nornickel set targets for mines, concentrator restarts

Pure Gold reports 'steady' ramp-up in Red Lake

The milling facility averaged approximately 600 t/d in February

03 MAR 2021

Development

Eastplats moves ahead at Barplats

Neared million-tonne milestone at Crocodile River last year

Eastplats moves ahead at Barplats
Eastplats moves ahead at Barplats
Eastplats moves ahead at Barplats
Eastplats moves ahead at Barplats

ASM targeting 2022 for Korea metals plant start-up

Scoping study returns strong results

03 MAR 2021

Plant

ASM targeting 2022 for Korea metals plant start-up
ASM targeting 2022 for Korea metals plant start-up
ASM targeting 2022 for Korea metals plant start-up

W Resources opens optimised La Parilla plant

The amount of concentrate produced in Q1 and Q2 2021 will beat previous quarters, says company.

03 MAR 2021

Plant

W Resources opens optimised La Parilla plant
W Resources opens optimised La Parilla plant

Standard Lithium reports 'battery quality' conversion

Lithium chloride produced at a DLE plant in Arkansas was converted by Veolia Water Technologies.

Standard Lithium reports
Standard Lithium reports
Standard Lithium reports

Appia starts rare earth testing

The end goal is to produce a high-grade monazite concentrate.

26 FEB 2021

Plant

Appia starts rare earth testing
Appia starts rare earth testing
Appia starts rare earth testing

Mkango starts rare earth sample processing

Mkango has a 'mine, refine, recycle' stategy for its rare earths.

24 FEB 2021

Plant

Mkango starts rare earth sample processing
Mkango starts rare earth sample processing

Golder tapped to lead Victor mine closure

Company will be prime contractor for final curtain on De Beers diamond op

Golder tapped to lead Victor mine closure
Golder tapped to lead Victor mine closure
Golder tapped to lead Victor mine closure
Golder tapped to lead Victor mine closure

COVID reshapes mining's remote healthcare needs

US company changing health options for mining operations

COVID reshapes mining
COVID reshapes mining
COVID reshapes mining

FLSmidth 'supercentre' targets Central Asia

The 5,200m² supercenter in Kazakhstan aims to boost service and aftermarket in Central Asia.

FLSmidth
FLSmidth

DSI subsidiary buys VR training group

Purchase broadens DSI's efficiency, safety profile

02 MAR 2021

Supply chain management

Metso Outotec launches shutdown packages

Shutdown projects it expects to service include crushers, mills, flotation circuits, and filters.

Metso Outotec launches shutdown packages
Metso Outotec launches shutdown packages

Ramp-up at Gahcho Kue diamond mine

Mine was suspended early February after several cases of COVID-19 occurred there.

Ramp-up at Gahcho Kue diamond mine
Ramp-up at Gahcho Kue diamond mine

Explore the Future of Mining Channel - real insight into the catalysts and trends changing mining's future.

Minemax releases Scheduler 7.0.4 Lite

Software release offers greater capabilities, including advanced scheduling

05 MAR 2021

Logistics

Minemax releases Scheduler 7.0.4 Lite
Minemax releases Scheduler 7.0.4 Lite
Minemax releases Scheduler 7.0.4 Lite
Minemax releases Scheduler 7.0.4 Lite

Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine

Company to build a 40MW PV plant to increase reliability of South Deep power supply.

Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine
Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine
Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine
Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine

Horizonte's Araguaia to get power link-up

Owner Horizonte awarded construction license in Brazil

Horizonte
Horizonte
Horizonte

Rajant partners with Russia's CompTek

Company targeting Russia's surface and underground mining, warehousing and other markets.

25 FEB 2021

Communications

Rajant partners with Russia
Rajant partners with Russia
Rajant partners with Russia

Rio Tinto shortens Pilbara supply route

Shipping service will be cheaper, cleaner and faster for its needs, miner says

19 FEB 2021

Transport

Rio Tinto shortens Pilbara supply route
Rio Tinto shortens Pilbara supply route
Rio Tinto shortens Pilbara supply route

Sandvik delivers AutoMine system to El Teniente

Sandvik and Codelco started their automation cooperation at the mine in 2004.

16 FEB 2021

Logistics

Sandvik delivers AutoMine system to El Teniente
Sandvik delivers AutoMine system to El Teniente

Volvo, Foretellix partner on autonomous driving

Companies to address challenge of autonomous verification in confined places

04 MAR 2021

Sustainability

Volvo, Foretellix partner on autonomous driving
Volvo, Foretellix partner on autonomous driving
Volvo, Foretellix partner on autonomous driving
Volvo, Foretellix partner on autonomous driving

Symboticware wins Major Drilling contract

Real-time data provision that will also be used in training

04 MAR 2021

Exploration

Symboticware wins Major Drilling contract
Symboticware wins Major Drilling contract
Symboticware wins Major Drilling contract
Symboticware wins Major Drilling contract

Vimson Group, Newlab's Prospect Mining Studio back CyanoGuard

An investment of US$500,000 will help the company scale its global footprint

03 MAR 2021

Innovation

Vimson Group, Newlab
Vimson Group, Newlab
Vimson Group, Newlab

Northern Graphite taking deeper look at concentrates

Company appointed ProGraphite to optimise its graphite concentrates

03 MAR 2021

Sustainability

Northern Graphite taking deeper look at concentrates
Northern Graphite taking deeper look at concentrates
Northern Graphite taking deeper look at concentrates

Hybrid modelling: Applications in the mining industry

Hybrid models combine AI, domain expertise and first principles.

03 MAR 2021

Innovation

Hybrid modelling: Applications in the mining industry
Hybrid modelling: Applications in the mining industry
Hybrid modelling: Applications in the mining industry

Electric partnership

Consortium includes South32, Epiroc, Sandvik and OZ Minerals.

02 MAR 2021

Innovation

Electric partnership
Electric partnership

FMG's F1 approach to haulage

Working with Williams Advanced Engineering on a battery electric haul truck.

02 MAR 2021

Innovation

FMG
FMG

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