Aikhal mine life to be extended by 10 years

Aikhal mine life to be extended by 10 years

Alrosa has decided to further develop its Aikhal underground mine by another 300m in depth

SUEK orders Sandvik mechanical cutters

SUEK orders Sandvik mechanical cutters

Sandvik has secured a contract with SUEK for the supply of 12 mechanical cutting machines

Fleet

14 DECEMBER 2018
Five Scania trucks arrive at Apsatskiy

Five Scania trucks arrive at Apsatskiy

Five new Scania trucks have arrived at the Apsatskiy open-pit mine

Fleet

24 JUNE 2016
Alrosa starts development of Zarya pipe

Alrosa starts development of Zarya pipe

Alrosa has announced the start of the development of the Zarya pipe at its Aikhal Mining and Processing...

Industrial minerals

10 JUNE 2016
Kotinskaya orders Cat AFC

Kotinskaya orders Cat AFC

The Kotinskaya mine placed an order for a new Cat AFC and beam stage loader in September

Coal

15 OCTOBER 2015
Alrosa to implement pillar mining at Aikhal

Alrosa to implement pillar mining at Aikhal

Alrosa has begun the implementation of pillar mining with goaf stowing at the Aikhal underground diamond...

Development

07 OCTOBER 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
Warner Electric tooth clutches used for geophysical survey trucks in Siberia

Warner Electric tooth clutches used for geophysical survey trucks in Siberia

Geophysical survey trucks are worked long and hard, yet are required to consistently produce massive...

Maintenance

24 NOVEMBER 2014
Mechel mines millionth tonne at Elga

Mechel mines millionth tonne at Elga

Mechel has reported the mining of the millionth tonne of coal since operations began at the Elginsky...

Equipment

12 AUGUST 2014
Alrosa launches Udachny underground mine

Alrosa launches Udachny underground mine

Alrosa Group commissioned the Udachny underground diamond mine on June 27

Equipment

27 JUNE 2014

DRA DMS plants for Mirnyi

DRA Mineral Projects is constructing two new 150t/h, automated DMS plants at Alrosas Mirnyi Ore and Processing...

Equipment

02 AUGUST 2011
DRA supplies automated DMS plants to Mirnyi

DRA supplies automated DMS plants to Mirnyi

DRA Mineral Projects Ltd is constructing two new 150t/h, automated DMS plants at Alrosas Mirnyi Ore and...

Equipment

20 JUNE 2011