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Outotec introduces MesoTHERM BIOX process to significantly reduce cyanide consumption in refractory gold ore treatment

Outotec introduces MesoTHERM BIOX process to significantly reduce cyanide consumption in refractory gold ore treatment

Traditionally, cyanide consumption with conventional bio-oxidation residues is higher than with residues produced through other oxidative technologies. The Outotec® MesoTHERM BIOX® process, based on Outotec’s proven mesophile BIOX process, offers...

Outotec received a grinding mill order from Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold

Outotec received a grinding mill order from Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold

Outotec has signed a contract with Kazakhstan’s largest gold miner RG Gold for the delivery of two grinding mills for the Raygorodok gold mine in northern Kazakhstan. The contract price...

Retaining the edge

Retaining the edge

~ Navigating bearing retainer design options~ In mathematics, Pascal’s triangle is an arrangement constructed by summing adjacent elements in preceding rows. It has applications in algebra, probability and is a useful...

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu’s Board of Directors has appointed Heikki Malinen, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard), as President and CEO of Outokumpu and the Chairman of the Leadership Team. He will join the company...

Small components play a large role in medical equipment

Small components play a large role in medical equipment

Several of the companies within the Lesjöfors Group have many years of experience supplying the medical industry. We would like to introduce some examples of spring products specially manufactured for...

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI Premium Alternators for Heavy Duty

WAI continues to relentlessly meet the ever-changing needs of their customers in the heavy duty market. This includes an unwavering commitment to be “first-to-market” with the latest and most complete...

Mining Goes Electric: Goodbye People, Poisoning, Poor Profits

Mining Goes Electric: Goodbye People, Poisoning, Poor Profits

Electrics and robotics squares the circle of seeking a wider variety of depleting materials in nastier, more remote places from the seafloor to four kilometres underground, up remote mountains and...

Metso evaluating potential closure of its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

Metso evaluating potential closure of its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

As part of the global supply footprint development strategy in its Minerals operations, Metso is initiating consultations to evaluate the potential closure or other alternatives for its operations in Vereeniging,...

Metso supplies calcining system to Russia

Metso supplies calcining system to Russia

Metso has signed a contract for the delivery of a calcining system to a customer in Russia. The order value of approximately EUR 30 million has been booked in Metso’s...

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

One of Europe’s leading filter manufacturers is poised for more growth with the opening of a 12,500 sq ft (1,160 sq m) metalwork facility. Amazon Filters’ decision to in-source the bulk...

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH evaluates the staging of proprietary events at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH evaluates the staging of proprietary events at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre

The VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabrike; English: German Machine Tool Builders' Association), organiser of METAV 2020 – International Trade Fair for Metalworking Technologies – today decided to postpone the trade fair,...

Metso to supply core technology for the Pavlik gold ore processing plant in Russia

Metso to supply core technology for the Pavlik gold ore processing plant in Russia

Pavlik Gold JSC has chosen Metso as the supplier for the key crushing and grinding equipment for its ore processing plant in Magadan, Russia. The Pavlik gold plant, which commenced...

Canada’s metals & mining industry sees a drop of 5.4% in deal activity in January 2020

Canada’s metals & mining industry sees a drop of 5.4% in deal activity in January 2020

Canada’s metals & mining industry saw a drop of 5.4% in overall deal activity during January 2020, when compared with the last 12-month average, according to GlobalData’s deals database. A total...

Metso to supply energy efficient Vertimill to PT Agincourt Resources gold mine in Indonesia

Metso to supply energy efficient Vertimill to PT Agincourt Resources gold mine in Indonesia

The Indonesian gold and silver producer PT Agincourt Resources (PTAR) has chosen Metso’s energy efficient grinding technology to be used at the company’s Martabe gold mine in Sumatra. The Metso...

Weld Purging Experts at Nuclear Power Plants Expo

Weld Purging Experts at Nuclear Power Plants Expo

Weld Purging Experts Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® will be supporting their Turkish Distributor BMC Marine at the Nuclear Power Plants Expo and Summit, March 4 – 5 in Istanbul, Turkey,...

Huddersfield firm welcomes six-figure funding boost towards robotics

Huddersfield firm welcomes six-figure funding boost towards robotics

Sheet metal manufacturers Salamander Fabrications has secured a £240,000 investment from Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to invest in high-tech automated machinery. The Slaithwaite-based firm’s funding success comes on the...

Improved material removal with new hybrid bond family

Improved material removal with new hybrid bond family

Time and energy savings in fluting with Mirka’s new Cafro HP Hybrid Bond product   Producers of advanced drills and end mills can look forward to better material removal...

Metso celebrates First Pour for new Vadodara foundry in India

Metso celebrates First Pour for new Vadodara foundry in India

Metso announced in 2018 a greenfield foundry project in Vadodara, India, with a target to increase the casting wears capacity for the mining and aggregate industries. The First Pour event...

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2021: concept re-engineered

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2021: concept re-engineered

bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Sub Saharan Africa’s Leading Trade Fair for Construction, Building Material, Mining, Agriculture & Forestry Machines, Machinery and Vehicles will be back in South Africa in 2021 with...

Ametek land to reveal new innovations in temperature measurement systems for steel industry at Aistech 2020

Ametek land to reveal new innovations in temperature measurement systems for steel industry at Aistech 2020

AMETEK Land, a leader in industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, will reveal its enhanced Slag Detection System with IMAGEPro-SDS Software at AISTech 2020, taking place 4th to 7th May in...

How to address security threats to the mining industry

How to address security threats to the mining industry

In November 2019, local gunmen killed 37 employees of Canadian miner Semafo who were travelling to work at the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso, raising awareness of the dangers faced...

Expanding Rubber Plugs for use with Oils, Hydrocarbons and Petrochemicals

Expanding Rubber Plugs for use with Oils, Hydrocarbons and Petrochemicals

Often, pipes containing oils, hydrocarbons and petrochemicals need to be blocked but not all plugs are suitable for such applications. The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufacture a range...

Outotec and Neste introduce 100% bio-based diluent as a new solution for metals extraction

Outotec and Neste introduce 100% bio-based diluent as a new solution for metals extraction

Outotec and Neste have jointly verified the viability of applying Neste MY Renewable Isoalkane™ as a fully bio-based diluent for extracting metals in hydrometallurgical processes. The diluent is based on...

Hexagon and University of Arizona introduce Mining 4.E curriculum

Hexagon and University of Arizona introduce Mining 4.E curriculum

Hexagon's Mining division and the University of Arizona have today announced the launch of Mining 4.E, an online course designed to broaden the understanding of modern mining and its associated...

Saw EXPO 2021 in Friedrichshafen: Online Registration Open with Immediate Effect

Saw EXPO 2021 in Friedrichshafen: Online Registration Open with Immediate Effect

From 8 to 11 June 2021 Saw EXPO, the Trade Fair for Sawing and Industrial Cutting Technologies, will be held at the Friedrichshafen fairgrounds. Interested companies can register online at...

Unions comment on British Steel breakthrough

Unions comment on British Steel breakthrough

The Steel Committee has been meeting with Jingye representatives to discuss their business plan and in particular their proposals relating to employment. As British Steel is in liquidation any new owner...

Rubix UK acquires Hydra Engineering Services

Rubix UK acquires Hydra Engineering Services

Rubix UK has completed the acquisition of specialist hydraulics services supplier, Hydra Engineering Services (Hydraflow Hydraulics), in line with the Group’s network development strategy. Hydraflow Hydraulics specialises in the repair and...

AFRY and Hydro Extrusion to collaborate on digitalisation and efficient energy use

AFRY and Hydro Extrusion to collaborate on digitalisation and efficient energy use

AFRY has entered a collaboration agreement with Hydro Extrusion, formerly known as SAPA Profiler, to increase production within the aluminium industry at the same time as reducing costs and climate...

Hexagon’s operator alertness system wins mining safety award

Hexagon’s operator alertness system wins mining safety award

Hexagon’s operator alertness system for light vehicles has been voted winner of the 2019 Mining Magazine Safety award. The annual awards celebrate excellence in the mining industry, as voted by...

Australian interest in uranium is ‘on the rise’, says GlobalData

Australian interest in uranium is ‘on the rise’, says  GlobalData

Despite possessing some of the largest uranium resources in the world, globally unstable prices and state-wide regulatory impediments have prevented the Australian industry from reaching its full potential. Now, miners...

Deep marine mining faces multiple challenges

Deep marine mining faces multiple challenges

With on-land deposits depleting fast, the seabed, which is thought to be rich in nickel, copper, cobalt and manganese, is the obvious place to look next. But deap-sea mining faces serious...

Lithium demand ‘shows no signs of slowing’, says GlobalData

Lithium demand ‘shows no signs of slowing’, says  GlobalData

Interest in lithium has skyrocketed on the back of huge demand created by the battery industry. While lithium demand shows no signs of slowing down, battery technology is changing at...

Jobs boom in Australia’s mining industry

Jobs boom in Australia’s mining industry

The Australian Resources and Energy Group has published a report predicting that the sector will need 21,000 new workers by 2024, putting pressure on new and approved mining projects to...

SPECTRO Introduces its New SPECTROMAXx with iCAL 2.0 ARC/SPARK OES Analyzer

SPECTRO Introduces its New SPECTROMAXx with iCAL 2.0 ARC/SPARK OES Analyzer

Features Proven Accuracy, Outstanding Speed, Quick Standardization, Minimal Gas Use, Low Cost of Ownership SPECTRO Analytical Instruments has introduced the eighth generation of its SPECTROMAXx with iCAL 2.0 ARC/SPARK OES Analyzer...

Austrian metals recycling specialist invests in new UNTHA XR

Austrian metals recycling specialist invests in new UNTHA XR

Austrian-headquartered metal separation, processing and recycling specialist Schaufler has invested in a new machine from fellow native brand UNTHA shredding technology, as the business looks to boost the efficiency of...

Keeping the water where you want it in tunnel construction

Keeping the water where you want it in tunnel construction

As well as rock and soil, major tunneling projects involve the movement of large volumes of another important element: water. The selection, operation and maintenance of pumps and related equipment...

Telehandler hazards – tackling blind spots in mobile plant

Telehandler hazards – tackling blind spots in mobile plant

Telehandlers are powerful machines that offer invaluable service to industries across the world, from construction and agriculture to logistics, mines and quarries. Yet these vehicles can pose a deadly hazard...

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon's mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Acquisition of Blast Movement Technology (BMT) will enable Hexagon's mining customers to better tackle ore loss and dilution

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, acquired BMT, a pioneer in blast movement monitoring and analysis for open pit mines. BMT’s technologies complement Hexagon’s drill...

Outotec awarded EcoVadis Gold recognition in supplier CSR assessment for the third consecutive year

Outotec awarded EcoVadis Gold recognition in supplier CSR assessment for the third consecutive year

Outotec has been awarded a Gold level recognition for its corporate responsibility practices and ranked in the top 5% of companies evaluated by Ecovadis. EcoVadis operates an international platform to...

Metso to introduce its latest innovations for the aggregates industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

Metso to introduce its latest innovations for the aggregates industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020, Metso will showcase its latest innovations and field-proven technologies for the aggregates industry, with solutions designed especially for the show. “In the world of construction, dependability matters. At...

Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance Gains the BMW Group as First Carmaker to Join Global Effort

Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance Gains the BMW Group as First Carmaker to Join Global Effort

The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) announced that the BMW Group has become its first member in the auto sector. IRMA is a precedent-setting global certification program for industrial-scale mine sites....

Sandvik acquires Thermaltek

Sandvik acquires Thermaltek

Sandvik acquires privately owned Thermaltek Inc., a manufacturer of high temperature furnace systems and metallic heating elements headquartered in North Carolina, USA. “Through this acquisition we add further strength to our...

Taurus Mining Solutions is designing smarter and lighter mining equipment with Hardox® wear plate

Taurus Mining Solutions is designing smarter and lighter mining equipment with Hardox® wear plate

Using Hardox® wear plate and Strenx® performance steel from SSAB, Australian Taurus Mining Solutions has managed to lower the weight of its mining buckets, increasing the capacity of the buckets...

C&T announces it is to sell EasyBenderR machines in the UK

C&T announces it is to sell EasyBenderR machines in the UK

C&T Channel Matrix (C&T), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, will be selling EasyBender® automatic steel rule processing machines in UK with immediate effect. Manufactured by South...

Lesjöfors acquires Metrol Springs Ltd in the UK

Lesjöfors acquires Metrol Springs Ltd in the UK

Lesjöfors AB is delighted to announce its acquisition of the shares in Metrol Springs Ltd, a leading manufacturer of tooling gas springs, special purpose gas springs, and gas struts, within...