Tipping the scales

Tipping the scales

Ailbhe Goodbody examines the role of scaling in underground mines

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
Expansion planned for NORCAT Underground Centre

Expansion planned for NORCAT Underground Centre

NORCAT has announced plans for the growth and expansion of the NORCAT Underground Centre

Innovation

04 MARCH 2019
Exyn launches autonomous aerial robot for underground mines

Exyn launches autonomous aerial robot for underground mines

Exyn Technologies' Advanced Autonomous Aerial Robot is now commercially available

Innovation

28 FEBRUARY 2019
Arch confirms new Appalachian coal mine

Arch confirms new Appalachian coal mine

Leer South in West Virginia, US, to be near-twin of existing Leer longwall operation

Development

20 FEBRUARY 2019
Züblin's underground contract at Candelaria extended

Züblin's underground contract at Candelaria extended

Züblin has been awarded an extension to its contract with Mina Candelaria Subterránea until 2022

Development

13 FEBRUARY 2019
Barminco wins Rampura Agucha contract extension

Barminco wins Rampura Agucha contract extension

Barminco has won an underground mining services contract at Hindustan Zinc's Rampura Agucha mine

Operational Excellence

07 FEBRUARY 2019
Trolex launches Air XD dust monitor

Trolex launches Air XD dust monitor

Trolex has released the Air XD real time dust monitor

Operational Excellence

04 FEBRUARY 2019
Heron moves into Woodlawn's final construction phase

Heron moves into Woodlawn's final construction phase

Heron Resources has begun commissioning activities at its Woodlawn zinc-copper project

Design / Build

19 DECEMBER 2018
Black Mountain becomes latest Vedanta mine to be optimised by Sandvik

Black Mountain becomes latest Vedanta mine to be optimised by Sandvik

Sandvik will deliver a full OptiMine digital platform to Vedanta Zinc's Black Mountain Mining

Operational Excellence

18 DECEMBER 2018
New service contract strengthens Normet, Hindustan Zinc link

New service contract strengthens Normet, Hindustan Zinc link

Normet and Hindustan Zinc have signed a comprehensive four-year cost-per-hour (CPH) service contract...

Supply chain management

17 DECEMBER 2018
Sandvik collaborates with customers for battery electric innovations

Sandvik collaborates with customers for battery electric innovations

Sandvik is further developing battery electric solutions for hard rock mining operations

Technology / innovation

10 DECEMBER 2018