Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Automation is often seen as a key enabler for the mining industry. Many analysts think in a post-COVID-19 world, it will be assume a central role in planning for the future of mining.
Fortescue Metals Group, one of the world's largest iron-ore producers has announced the launch of Fortescue Hive - an expanded Integrated Operations Centre (IOC). The...
A recent press release by BHP caught our attention. They report on how wearable technology is making a difference to teams dealing with the fallout of Covid-19. Here are some inputs about wearable...
Mining depends heavily on infrastructure to move, deliver and transport ore and manpower from one location to another. The chain that connects all the dots is the railway - an essential connector in...
Combining Deswik’s next-generation data and workflow management platform, Deswik.MDM with an owner’s framework of best practise, is delivering an efficient, sustainable mine design and planning process for a number of global mining operations.
Swedish company Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its exploration business to Drillman, a subsidiary of the M Group of companies, which is 100% owned and operated in Australia. Drillman provide equipment and technical...
In a large open cut mine, you will often find 300+ tonne trucks running in multiple directions on haul roads, together with a mix of light vehicles and ancillary equipment. This means that...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA), the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) and the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), this month are...
Electric vehicles depend on copper wiring
Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have increased the conductivity of copper wire by about five percent. That may seem like a small amount but it can make a big difference in motor efficiency....
Microsoft has launched a service for the mining industry in South Africa
Microsoft South Africa is working with its partner ecosystem and customers to showcase the power of technology, particularly AI and cloud technologies, in helping one of the country’s key industries – mining – accelerate digital...