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Making haul trucks safer

A new vehicle intervention system is designed to lead to safer mines

Drones head underground

Syed Naeem Ahmed discusses 3D laser scanning and mapping of underground mine cavities with aerial drones

Drones Take Off

Louise Smyth reports on the fast-growing adoption of drones for use in a variety of mining applications

Support network

Install smart and durable pumping systems to keep your operation running safely and efficiently, says John Dean

Failsafe actuators for coal processing

Coal extraction application demonstrates the advantages of electro-hydraulic valve actuation

Meaningful process mineralogy

Simon Isherwood explains why valuable minerals are lost to tails and provides some possible remedies

Record-breaking ropes

Christian Schorr-Golsong reveals how mining ropes on a friction winch are setting new standards for durability

Next-gen mining motors

Tom Eklof and Peter Svartsjo reveal how advances in low-voltage motors can bring a range of benefits to the mining and minerals industry

Bright ideas

LED lighting dramatically reduces costs in mining operations, explains Rizwan Ahmad

'Urban mining' of LEDs

UBC’s urban miners keep LEDs out of landfills

Driving progress in electric vehicles

Vesa Kajander and Teemu Ronkainen discuss how regenerative drives built for rugged mining conditions are enabling the increasing use of electric vehicles and their associated cost savings

Gear oil revolution

The inside story on a specialist that has developed a smart calcium-sulphonate gear programme

Mill makes move to automation

A Canadian mining firm has recently completed a mill automation project using some of the most advanced technologies available

Going for gold

Located in Ghana's Western Region, the Kinross Chirano goldmine is pioneering operational innovation with the help of Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks

True grit on display in Ireland

At Irish Salt Mining and Exploration’s Carrickfergus mine, surefooted articulated dump trucks are hauling extracted salt to keep roads safe in winter – whatever the weather

Ultrasonic flowmeter for Peruvian mining project

Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter suitable for a whole range of low flow applications

High torque drive system for longwall armoured face conveyors

System offers fast response and precise control to reduce conveyor chain wear and failures

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