Crowcon launches 'intelligent' gas detector

Crowcon launches 'intelligent' gas detector

Developer says operators can reduce time in hazardous areas

Sustainability

25 JUN 2015
ABB's hoist assessment service launched in North America

ABB's hoist assessment service launched in North America

ABB has rolled out its hoist assessment service, Hoist Performance Fingerprint, in three more countries

Innovation

24 JUN 2015
Quebec miners in criminal charges first

Quebec miners in criminal charges first

Two mining companies in Quebec have been charged with criminal negligence for the first time in Canadian

Sustainability

23 JUN 2015
Immersive and RCT team up

Immersive and RCT team up

Immersive Technologies and RCT have joined forces to deliver a remote control training solution

Innovation

19 JUN 2015
Canadian project to help women in mining

Canadian project to help women in mining

MiHR is receiving funding from the government of Canada for its new project to help women advance

Sustainability

18 JUN 2015
GroundProbe launches new radar

GroundProbe launches new radar

GroundProbe has released a broad area slope stability monitoring radar

Sustainability

18 JUN 2015
IDS presents latest slope-monitoring radar

IDS presents latest slope-monitoring radar

Firm says newest version is designed to improve safety

Sustainability

15 JUN 2015
Staying awake on the job

Staying awake on the job

Choosing the right type of fatigue management can save money - and lives

Sustainability

10 JUN 2015
The appetite for renewables

The appetite for renewables

Elizabeth Judd examines whether lower oil prices will dampen the mining industry's enthusiasm for renewable

Natural resources

05 JUN 2015
Ericsson to launch 5G pilot project

Ericsson to launch 5G pilot project

Ericsson is to launch a pilot project that will use 5G technology for communication and remote control

Innovation

28 MAY 2015
Mining gets hi-vis safety belt

Mining gets hi-vis safety belt

Tensabarrier created for range of industries, upon request from Polish mining company

Sustainability

26 MAY 2015
New MineARC Climate Control Shelter

New MineARC Climate Control Shelter

The new Climate Control Shelter is MineARC's answer to the prominent issue of heat stress

Sustainability

21 MAY 2015
US coal miners to get free health screenings

US coal miners to get free health screenings

NIOSH to begin testing miners for black lung from June

Sustainability

15 MAY 2015
Teledyne Optech updates cavity monitoring system

Teledyne Optech updates cavity monitoring system

Live video feed among new features that company claims will improve safety

Development

07 MAY 2015
Martin redesigns transfer point component

Martin redesigns transfer point component

Redesign of conveyor transfer point component aimed at reducing downtime

Transport

06 MAY 2015
Laurentian opens new research lab

Laurentian opens new research lab

Laurentian University has officially opened a new laboratory and research facility

Sustainability

29 APR 2015