Miners learn in virtual reality

Miners learn in virtual reality

The Murray & Roberts Training Academy uses a 3-D headset as a teaching tool

Sustainability

16 OCT 2017
Astec Industries acquires RexCon

Astec Industries acquires RexCon

Astec Industries has acquired concrete batch manufacturer RexCon in a US$26 million cash deal

Comminution

05 OCT 2017
Instantel issues new monitoring unit firmware

Instantel issues new monitoring unit firmware

Instantel has released new firmware for its Micromate and Minimate units to correct some user issues

Innovation

05 OCT 2017
Haver & Boecker introduces Zip Guard

Haver & Boecker introduces Zip Guard

Haver & Boecker has introduced the Zip Guard for wear protection on vibrating screens

Plant

04 OCT 2017
Hexagon's new logical choice

Hexagon's new logical choice

Hexagon Mining has released the MineSight mine planning suite HxGN Logic

Innovation

28 SEP 2017
Minemax redesigns Tempo software

Minemax redesigns Tempo software

Minemax has released the all-new Tempo open-pit mine planning solution

Innovation

19 SEP 2017
New deck system from BlastBoss

New deck system from BlastBoss

BlastBoss has launched a new blast decking system, Shockwave Power Plasma, to market

Development

15 SEP 2017
AVEVA and Schneider software business combine

AVEVA and Schneider software business combine

AVEVA and the Schneider Electric software business will combine

Innovation

07 SEP 2017
Empire trucks Penny's Find ore to second mill

Empire trucks Penny's Find ore to second mill

Empire has commenced trucking ore to a second processing mill from its new Penny's Find mine

Comminution

06 SEP 2017
Mining applications of synthetic biology

Mining applications of synthetic biology

Synthetic biology is an emerging trans-disciplinary field at the intersection of engineering and scientific

Innovation

30 AUG 2017
Mineral processing for the digital age

Mineral processing for the digital age

Jani Puroranta, Metso's chief digital officer, looks at concentrator optimisation using IoT-enabled technologies

Investment

29 AUG 2017
Gekko's Carbon Scout achieves commercial stage

Gekko's Carbon Scout achieves commercial stage

Gekko Systems has reported that its Carbon Scout technology has now reached the commercial release stage

Plant

29 AUG 2017
Par for the coarse

Par for the coarse

Is coarse flotation becoming more important for optimisation as ore grades decline?

Plant

11 AUG 2017
BHP could save millions with automation

BHP could save millions with automation

According to Deutsche Bank, BHP is lagging behind its competitors when it comes to new technology adoption

Data and digitisation in the mining industry

Data and digitisation in the mining industry

Big data and analytics stand to play an increasingly important role in the future of the mining industry

Innovation

20 JUL 2017
HxGN Dynamic Haulage released

HxGN Dynamic Haulage released

Hexagon Mining has introduced HxGN Dynamic Haulage 1.0 for optimised truck movement

Fleet

19 JUL 2017