Explorations and Machinery

Mining News Pro - Zimbabwe`s hopes of raising mineral contribution to the economy from the current $2,4 billion to $12 billion per annum by 2023 has received a major boost following the coming on board of a Canadian based Polaris Seismic International Limited to further explore the country`s geology.

Mining News Pro - Iron ore producer Fortescue Metals Group revealed Friday that one of its massive driverless trucks collided with another at one of its Western Australia mines earlier this week. There were no injuries.

Mining News Pro - Silver One Resources reported this week that it started drilling at its Peñasco Quemado project located in northern Sonora, Mexico.

Mining News Pro - The independent non-profit group Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) has released new details found in its 2018 Responsible Mining Index report that revealed that a large percentage of the world’s biggest miners are not tracking their tailings risk management measures

Mining News Pro - STRABAG Group’s Züblin International GmbH Chile SpA has been awarded an extension to its contract with Mina Candelaria Subterránea for another four years.

Mining News Pro - Epiroc AB has been awarded a significant order from Anglo American for its new copper mine in Peru.

Mining News Pro - HANZA Holding AB has signed a global manufacturing agreement with Epiroc regarding deliveries of assembled mechanics and subsystems to the company’s mining equipment

Mining News Pro - Seven people conducting illegal mining activities in the Quispicanchi province of southeastern Peru were issued sentences of five to six years in jail by the regional Environmental Prosecutor`s Office in Cusco.

Mining News Pro - Canada`s Avalon Advanced Materials and Australia`s Cheetah Resources announced this week that they have joined forces to work on the development of the rare earth resources on the Nechalacho project near Yellowknife, in Canada`s Northwest Territories.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian rescuers searched into the night on Sunday for hundreds of people missing after a burst mining dam triggered a deadly mudslide, as the death toll rose to 58 and was expected to keep climbing more than two days after the disaster.

Mining News Pro - Sandvik has released new diesel-powered rotary blast hole drills to its xSeries family, adding intelligence and improved operator ergonomics that facilitate safe drilling.

Mining News Pro - A research report by Wood Mackenzie asserts that electrification and automation will be a key priority for global mining companies as they try to move away from fossil fuels.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Government has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Government to focus on mine safety management plans.

Mining News Pro - NexGen Energy is embarking on the largest drill program in its history at the Rook I project in the Athabasca Basin. Approximately 125,000 meters is planned, the results from which will be used in a bankable feasibility study for the Arrow uranium deposit.

Mining News Pro - Vancouver-based IDM Mining reports it has discovered a new zone – Lacasse – at its Red Mountain gold project 15 km east of Stewart. Underground drilling also targeted multiple zones for resource expansion, conversion and further exploration.

Mining News Pro - Komatsu America has qualified its FrontRunner Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) to operate on private long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology.

Mining News Pro - Fourteen miners were killed in an eastern Rwandan tin mine after a hill collapsed on them after heavy rains, an official said on Monday.

Mining News Pro - Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has upgraded its automation package for the DD422i and DD422iE underground drilling jumbos, enabling 24/7 drilling and boosting overall operational productivity.

Mining News Pro - It was a dismal Christmas for thousands of coal miners in Mpumalanga when the formerly Gupta-owned coal mines of Optimum and Koornfontein, now under business rescue, stopped paying workers and contractors in October last year.

Mining News Pro - MineHub Technologies and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to use blockchain technology to help improve operational efficiencies, logistics and financing and reduce costs in the high-value mineral concentrates supply chain — from mine to end buyer.

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