Terra Drone acquires stake in drone start-up Inkonova

Terra Drone acquires stake in drone start-up Inkonova

Terra Drone has acquired a significant stake in Inkonova, a start-up focused on aerial robotics

Investment

11 OCTOBER 2018
Rethinking the future of underground mining

Rethinking the future of underground mining

Donna Schmidt finds out how some top underground engineers are tackling changing conditions

Glo-X tech could disrupt safety lighting in mines

Glo-X tech could disrupt safety lighting in mines

Glo-X is quietly confident that its light recycling technology will be the next big disruptor

Innovation

04 OCTOBER 2018
MacLean acquires former MTI underground test facility

MacLean acquires former MTI underground test facility

MacLean Engineering has purchased the former MTI test facility in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Technology / innovation

28 SEPTEMBER 2018
Thiess' Leinster contract extended by at least two years

Thiess' Leinster contract extended by at least two years

Thiess will continue providing mining services at Leinster Underground mine in Western Australia

Development

10 SEPTEMBER 2018
Bridgestone expands underground mining product line

Bridgestone expands underground mining product line

Bridgestone Americas has expanded its OTR product portfolio to include a new size of the VSMS2 tyre

Fleet

06 SEPTEMBER 2018
Seal of approval - the advantages of hydraulic seal systems

Seal of approval - the advantages of hydraulic seal systems

The benefits of specifying hydraulic seal systems for powered longwall roof supports

Geomechanics / Ground ...

04 SEPTEMBER 2018
New Sandvik Sleeve Saver longwall pick

New Sandvik Sleeve Saver longwall pick

The Sleeve Saver longwall pick is engineered to last longer than standard longwall picks

Operational Excellence

09 AUGUST 2018
Downer awarded three-year contract by Cobar Management

Downer awarded three-year contract by Cobar Management

Downer EDI has signed a contract for the provision of mining services at the CSA underground mine

Development

06 AUGUST 2018
MSHA will now take comments on the coal dust RFI until July 2022

Queensland Centre of Excellence to feature coal mine simulation

A simulated underground coal mine for training and research will be a key feature of the new centre

Pybar awarded Far West contract

Pybar awarded Far West contract

Pybar Mining Services has been awarded the underground mining contract at Far West

Michelin offers two new underground mining tyres

Michelin offers two new underground mining tyres

Michelin North America is launching its most aggressive answer for underground mining (UGM) tyres