Open-pit mining begins at New Clydesdale

Open-pit mining begins at New Clydesdale

Universal Coal has begun open-pit mining at the New Clydesdale colliery in Mpumalanga, South Africa

Coal

01 FEBRUARY 2017
Cat factory-installed fire suppression systems

Cat factory-installed fire suppression systems

Caterpillar now offers factory-installed fire suppression systems on certain surface models

Sustainability

11 OCTOBER 2016
New Cat Proximity Awareness system

New Cat Proximity Awareness system

Caterpillar is introducing a new collision avoidance system, Proximity Awareness, for surface vehicles...

Fleet

10 OCTOBER 2016
New surface mine tyre from Michelin

New surface mine tyre from Michelin

Michelin Earthmover has introduced the Michelin XDR3 MB4 surface mine-haul tyre

Fleet

19 SEPTEMBER 2016
Trimble 4D Control supports radar system

Trimble 4D Control supports radar system

Trimble has introduced the latest version of its Trimble 4D Control monitoring software that supports...

Innovation

03 MARCH 2016
Open-pit mining begins at Deflector

Open-pit mining begins at Deflector

Doray Minerals recently commenced open-pit mining at its Deflector gold project

Precious metals

08 FEBRUARY 2016
Excelsior awards open pit mining contract

Excelsior awards open pit mining contract

Hampton Transport Services wins Kalgoorlie North contract

Development

09 NOVEMBER 2015
Peaceful surrounds

Peaceful surrounds

The Mir ("peace" in Russian) mine, or Mirny mine, is a now-inactive open-pit diamond mine in eastern...

Snapshot

14 SEPTEMBER 2015
Vedanta breaks ground at Gamsberg

Vedanta breaks ground at Gamsberg

Development goes hand-in-hand with conversion of zinc refinery

Logistics

29 JULY 2015
Alrosa closes 60-year-old open pit

Alrosa closes 60-year-old open pit

Diamond producer's largest mine to go fully underground

Innovation

27 JULY 2015
Up and atom

Up and atom

The Rössing uranium mine is one of the largest and longest-running open-pit uranium mines in the world...

Snapshot

13 JULY 2015
Market for surface-mining equipment falls

Market for surface-mining equipment falls

Parker Bay sees recovery occurring in 2016 or later

Fleet

08 MAY 2015