New Sandvik continuous miner

New Sandvik continuous miner

Latest product is designed for mid-size room and pillar applications

Fleet

01 JUL 2015
Narrabri ramps up full year production

Narrabri ramps up full year production

Whitehaven Coal's Narrabri mine aims to finish the 2015 financial year with production of up to 7.2Mt

Coal

29 JUN 2015
De Beers buys into laser technology

De Beers buys into laser technology

Swiss system seen to have potential to achieve higher yields, reduce damage

Fleet

13 MAY 2015
MM's Top 10 technologies: 2

MM's Top 10 technologies: 2

MM highlights the ten technologies that have the greatest potential to bring about a step-change in mining

Fleet

07 MAY 2015
Second Cat longwall shearer for Narrabri North

Second Cat longwall shearer for Narrabri North

Narrabri North ordered a Cat EL3000 longwall shearer and a Cat BSLPF6 stage loader for delivery in August

Coal

01 MAY 2015
Caterpillar manufactures complete longwall AFC

Caterpillar manufactures complete longwall AFC

Caterpillar recently manufactured its first full AFC system for longwall mining

Fleet

28 APR 2015
Sandvik launches new hybrid tools

Sandvik launches new hybrid tools

Sandvik Mining has launched new hybrid tools for longwall and continuous mining applications

Fleet

22 APR 2015
Second Cat GH800B for Ibbenbüren

Second Cat GH800B for Ibbenbüren

The German Ibbenbüren mine is adding a second Cat GH800B longwall plow system

Coal

24 MAR 2015
Horizon 2020 to develop underwater mining

Horizon 2020 to develop underwater mining

A 42-month R&D project aims to tap into the wealth of unexploited underwater European mineral resources

Fleet

10 MAR 2015
Sandvik inaugurates hard rock cutting rig

Sandvik inaugurates hard rock cutting rig

Sandvik Mining has commissioned a new high-load, hard-rock cutting test rig in Austria

Fleet

04 MAR 2015
New facility for Longwall Chain Australia

New facility for Longwall Chain Australia

The facility is situated on 2000m2 of land. The plant has a 55m chain overhaul yard and storage yard

Fleet

03 MAR 2015
All systems go at Nautilus

All systems go at Nautilus

Commissioning and factory acceptance testing has begun on Nautilus Minerals' third and final seafloor

Fleet

24 FEB 2015
Mechanisation drive for Amplats

Mechanisation drive for Amplats

Anglo American Platinum's biggest priority is the mechanisation of mining and extraction processes

Precious metals

13 FEB 2015
New safety valve from Parker

New safety valve from Parker

Parker Hannifin has introduced the P33T - CAT 4 redundant safety exhaust valves to its Global FRL series

Fleet

06 FEB 2015
Second Nautilus SPT

Second Nautilus SPT

The collecting machine is the lightest of the three SPTs, weighing 200t when fully assembled. It is designed

Fleet

03 FEB 2015
Mimosa mine goes tele-remote

Mimosa mine goes tele-remote

New mining practices are underway at the 4Mt/y Mimosa coal mine in Coahuila, Mexico

Innovation

03 FEB 2015