Controlling gold’s ‘nasties’

As gold is perhaps the best known noble metal, it is a bit ironic that often its extraction from ore can cause pollution in the processes used. Maurice Jones reports

A concentration of effort

For maximum production in narrow workings the load-and-haul function requires the maximum space to be used. Maurice Jones reports

Management magic - the complex framework

Project complexity and narrow margins are just two scenarios that drive management within a standard framework monitored by management computer software. Maurice Jones reports

Ultimate overview

Maurice Jones reports on the growth of non-contact geophysical techniques

Sustainable drainage for mine's rail yard

Solving surface drainage problems at an iron ore mine's integrated rail marshalling yard

Only for the big and brave?

Maurice Jones interviews Cedric Leturcq of Belgium-based plant distributor BIA Overseas that deals with Africa for the BIA Group

Get it sorted

Kai Bartram looks at the use of sensor sorting technology in the mining industry and how it can to 'unlock' additional value from the minerals

Twin drivers to productivity

Remote-control of a wide range of mining equipment can be adopted correctly at various levels of sophistication, with the twin benefits of both improved safety and productivity. Maurice Jones reports

One set-up, many holes

Efficient exploratory drilling is one of the most important tasks in the whole mining process. Maurice Jones reports

Crane gets a lift from slipring motors

A slipring motor is a wound rotor induction machine in which the coils of the rotor are terminated in slip rings to which external impedances can be connected

Coal terminal expansion

BMT is collaborating with Adani Mining Pty Ltd to design the expansion at the Adani Abbot Point Coal Terminal at Abbot Point, north of Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Solids pumping for profit flow

Maurice Jones reports on advantages and disadvantages of long-distance mineral transport

Noise management

Noise Sentinel has been used at tunnelling and construction projects, mines, ports, industrial premises


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