Dynacut out of the blocks

Dynacut out of the blocks

New-generation hard-rock cutting machine set for vital new test phase

Industry comment

05 MAR 2016
Anglo boss cuts to the chase

Anglo boss cuts to the chase

Major miner still investing in rock-cutting advances despite feeling effects of industry downturn

Industry comment

26 FEB 2016
Current concerns

Current concerns

Martin Foster from Aggreko examines the top five issues presently facing the mining industry

Industry comment

06 JAN 2016
Mining innovation - why start from scratch?

Mining innovation - why start from scratch?

Mining industry innovation and the opportunity to harness technology from the oil & gas (O&G) industry

Industry comment

14 DEC 2015
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining

Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and

OSIsoft's industrial software can help miners reduce workplace injuries

SPONSORED

osisoft

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement

The mine contacted Metso to reduce primary gyratory crusher concave liners replacement time

SPONSORED

metso

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte

Engineering and planning were key to getting a critical reclaimer up and running in under 14 days

SPONSORED

metso

Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance

Serious about safety: The case for collision

See how an integrated safety solution addresses dangers to ensure everyone gets home safely.

SPONSORED

hexagon mining

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning

Right off the bat, there was a 100% difference.

SPONSORED

matrix

The future-focused firm

The future-focused firm

Mining companies, and CEOs, need to be more future-focused in order to escape the economic cycles

Industry comment

04 DEC 2015
Energetic data management can pay

Energetic data management can pay

Strategic approach key to capturing and analysing information in a way that delivers value

Industry comment

03 NOV 2015
Industry closes on different future

Industry closes on different future

The piece of the industry's 'mine-of-the-future' technology puzzle are finally falling into place

Industry comment

07 SEP 2015
Droning on

Droning on

Time for a reality check on the 'limitless' possibilities for drones

Industry comment

24 JUL 2015
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit

With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's

No matter the material handling challenge you may have, Cascade can design a solution for you.

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian road construction company TSM

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground

Formulated and designed to be used in any geologic structure from iron ore to sand.

SPONSORED

dyno nobel

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases

GIW's MDX 42 wet end achieves 24,000 hours between rebuilds.

SPONSORED

giw industries

Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks

Increasing production by removing comminution

Bottlenecks are typically found in the equipment for comminution, transportation or classification.

SPONSORED

metso

How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?

How to increase production of a minerals

From the initial blasting to the final step, even the smallest of inefficiencies can add up.

SPONSORED

metso

Focus on nickel in Western Australia

Focus on nickel in Western Australia

Yilgarn nickel story has been one of discovery, booms and busts, and innovative thinking

Viewpoint

29 MAY 2015
Optimising mine waste geochemical assessments

Optimising mine waste geochemical assessments

Work still to do to achieve full integration of mineralogical techniques in vital acid rock drainage

Investment

02 APR 2015
Mining repowers: dos and don'ts

Mining repowers: dos and don'ts

Ran Archer, senior sales manager at MTU America, provides a crash course on hot topics in engine repowers

Maintenance

11 MAR 2015
The innovation ecosystem

The innovation ecosystem

VCI discusses the need for meaningful collaboration in innovation going forward

Industry comment

04 MAR 2015
Strategic thinking

Strategic thinking

Innovation strategy development starts with understanding the big trends in the external environment,

Reports

26 JAN 2015
Trends to watch in 2015

Trends to watch in 2015

Productivity, innovation, talent retention: these are just some of the mantras Deloitte said mining executives

Industry comment

16 JAN 2015
Mapping the way forward: part 2

Mapping the way forward: part 2

Graeme Stanway and David Andrew of VCI examine how companies can successfully implement a vision-driven

Industry comment

17 DEC 2014
Mapping the way forward: part 1

Mapping the way forward: part 1

Graeme Stanway and David Andrew of VCI look at developing and managing vision-driven technology roadmaps

Industry comment

03 DEC 2014
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining

Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and

OSIsoft's industrial software can help miners reduce workplace injuries

SPONSORED

osisoft

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement

The mine contacted Metso to reduce primary gyratory crusher concave liners replacement time

SPONSORED

metso

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte

Engineering and planning were key to getting a critical reclaimer up and running in under 14 days

SPONSORED

metso

Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance

Serious about safety: The case for collision

See how an integrated safety solution addresses dangers to ensure everyone gets home safely.

SPONSORED

hexagon mining

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning

Right off the bat, there was a 100% difference.

SPONSORED

matrix

With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit

With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's

No matter the material handling challenge you may have, Cascade can design a solution for you.

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian road construction company TSM

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground

Formulated and designed to be used in any geologic structure from iron ore to sand.

SPONSORED

dyno nobel

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases

GIW's MDX 42 wet end achieves 24,000 hours between rebuilds.

SPONSORED

giw industries

Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks

Increasing production by removing comminution

Bottlenecks are typically found in the equipment for comminution, transportation or classification.

SPONSORED

metso

How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?

How to increase production of a minerals

From the initial blasting to the final step, even the smallest of inefficiencies can add up.

SPONSORED

metso