Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa

Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa

Going electric lowers ventilation and diesel storage costs.

Fleet

06 JULY 2020
OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak

OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak

The infection hotspot is close to the Polish border.

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

The pandemic has escalated the need for a sustainable mining sector.

Innovation

03 JULY 2020
Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone

Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone

Phased restart to begin mid-July.

Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation

Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation

Asset management digitalisation forecast to generate medium-term cost benefits.

Innovation

03 JULY 2020
ASM joint venture produces titanium alloy

ASM joint venture produces titanium alloy

Process uses 45% less power than other methods.

Innovation

02 JULY 2020
JCB launches hydrogen fuel cell excavator

JCB launches hydrogen fuel cell excavator

The 220X has been undergoing a year of testing.

Fleet

02 JULY 2020
NQ Minerals boosts Hellyer throughput

NQ Minerals boosts Hellyer throughput

Company finished a plant upgrade and circuit optimisation exercise at Hellyer mine.

Plant

02 JULY 2020
Sandvik's Toro is back

Sandvik's Toro is back

Name back after a 15-year hiatus.

Fleet

02 JULY 2020
Astec signs distributor for African countries

Astec signs distributor for African countries

Focus on several West African and Maghreb countries.

Minerva expands into Australia, NZ markets

Minerva expands into Australia, NZ markets

TERRA can also use AI to identify multi-element zones

Exploration

01 JULY 2020
Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units

Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units

Each PWR BLOKs corresponds to 18 MW ni power generation

Power / Remote power

01 JULY 2020