MMD tech used for landmine clearance

MMD tech used for landmine clearance

Mining Machinery Developments (MMD) is putting its sizing technology to use destroying landmines

Investment

04 APRIL 2019
Joint clients of IBM and Sandvik using Watson IoT tech

Joint clients of IBM and Sandvik using Watson IoT tech

Barminco, Hindustan Zinc, Petra Diamonds and Vedanta Zinc tap into the Sandvik and IBM relationship

Innovation

01 APRIL 2019
Paramount, Hexagon team up

Paramount, Hexagon team up

Companies partnering for safety, security solutions in Africa

Logistics

26 MARCH 2019
Goldcorp selects Fatigue Science Readiband for Peñasquito

Goldcorp selects Fatigue Science Readiband for Peñasquito

Fatigue Science has been selected by Goldcorp to enable the proactive monitoring of worker fatigue

Communications

19 MARCH 2019
Mining3 wants rigorous framework, testing for PDS

Mining3 wants rigorous framework, testing for PDS

Mining3 is working on a proximity detection systems (PDS) validation framework

Ensuring continuous communication

Ensuring continuous communication

Communications systems have changed a lot in the last decade but still have a vital role in safety

Communications

08 MARCH 2019
ICMM to create international standard for tailings dams

ICMM to create international standard for tailings dams

ICMM's council will establish a panel to develop an international standard for tailings facilities

Geomechanics / Ground ...

26 FEBRUARY 2019
Trimble, Microsoft HoloLens tech combined for safety wearable

Trimble, Microsoft HoloLens tech combined for safety wearable

Trimble has introduced a mixed-reality device with Microsoft HoloLens 2 technology

Simulation / Optimisation

25 FEBRUARY 2019
Rio Tinto discloses tailings dam details

Rio Tinto discloses tailings dam details

Rio Tinto has released information on its tailings facilities

Operational Excellence

21 FEBRUARY 2019
EXAMiner training software released in beta

EXAMiner training software released in beta

New NIOSH software helps identify mining hazards

Simulation / Optimisation

21 FEBRUARY 2019
The tailings dam at the Córrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, breached on January 25

We need to talk about tailings

My first thought when reading the news on January 26: "How has this been allowed to happen again?"

Editor's comment

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Conuma Coal signs safety deal with Hexagon

Conuma Coal signs safety deal with Hexagon

Hexagon's Mining division has signed a significant safety solution deal with Conuma Coal Resources

Fleet

14 FEBRUARY 2019