ABB to automate Chuquicamata conveyor system

ABB to automate Chuquicamata conveyor system

ABB will automate one of the world's most powerful conveyor belt systems at the Chuquicamata mine

Transport

05 MAY 2016
Mine-craft is child's play

Mine-craft is child's play

VR technology expected to engross kids, may transfix bigger ones, too

Innovation

26 APRIL 2016
Complex copper processing becomes more urgent

Complex copper processing becomes more urgent

Solutions that salve concerns about contaminants in copper ores are the focus of much industry R&D

Plant

20 APRIL 2016
TAKRAF to supply Chuquicamata conveyor system

TAKRAF to supply Chuquicamata conveyor system

TAKRAF has been awarded the supply of the principal ore transportation system for the Chuquicamata underground...

Transport

18 APRIL 2016
Automatic for the people

Automatic for the people

The future of mining is here in the form of automation, but how long until robots take over from humans?...

Innovation

02 SEPTEMBER 2015
Metso helps Codelco reduce downtime

Metso helps Codelco reduce downtime

Service experts work on replacements at large Chilean mill

Plant

26 AUGUST 2015
Codelco joins forces with Hexagon, RCT

Codelco joins forces with Hexagon, RCT

Chilean miner gets assistance in dealing with harsh conditions

Sustainability

10 JULY 2015
Austin wins Las Bambas work

Austin wins Las Bambas work

Austin Engineering has won a two-year contract for maintenance work at MMG's Las Bambas copper mine

Fleet

18 JUNE 2015
Codelco's Andina operation in Chile

Codelco buys hangup-assessment robot

This type of robot is world first, according to Canadian news report

Innovation

12 JUNE 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 JUNE 2015
Weight of the world on their shoulders

Weight of the world on their shoulders

Block caving is presently throwing up some formidable obstacles to development

Reports

26 MARCH 2015
ARCON Solar acquires SUNMARK Solutions

ARCON Solar acquires SUNMARK Solutions

ARCON Solar has acquired SUNMARK Solutions, and the merged company has been named Arcon-Sunmark

Logistics

04 FEBRUARY 2015