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Trailer-mounted dust suppressor

Transportable atomised mist unit combines a workhorse electric dust suppression design with a 45kW generator set

Curtain call: focused dust suppression

Dust suppression ring creates a virtual ‘curtain’ of mist to contain particles

The drain game: controlled seepage of treated water

A highly effective solution for sub-soil drainage is now in operation at a major gold mining project

Cyber attacks: the danger from within

Study warns of the increasing risk of internal cyber attacks

Mineshaft cover to help secure Daw Mill colliery site

Following an underground fire, Daw Mill colliery in the UK was closed in March 2013. Since then work has been underway to put the fire out and make the site safe

Attention in time saves lives

Maintenance procedures can also be hazardous in their own right. Maurice Jones highlights the dangers

Installing high pressure pump systems made easier by design

Mike Sherman looks at how the specific design of a pump affects the ease of installation as well as the overall reliability

Mine dewatering in Slovakia

Water plays an integral part in virtually all mining operations and consequently the importance of carefully managing it has been long understood by the industry. Dr Richard Coulton reports

Dealing with deeper drainage

Designs of modern drainage pumps and associated equipment are aimed at increasing life through robust drives, linings resistant to abrasion and corrosion, and seals resistant to chemical attack. Maurice Jones reports

Smooth running on the supply side

The transport and delivery of materials required in mining operations is often an overlooked subject

Carbon monoxide monitor unaffected by presence of diesel fumes

Detector features Trolex gas discriminator technology which filters out background mono nitrogen oxides

Plant purifies soils contaminated with zinc and cadmium

Gomphrena claussenii, easily grows on contaminated soil near zinc mines and takes up large amounts of heavy metals in its leaves and stems

Seeing red: protect valuable mining assets

Wear, corrosion and abrasion resistant materials are vital to the mining industry. Rubber products are key to the protection process

What killed the canary?

Since the phasing out of canaries in the UK some 30 years ago portable and fixed gas monitoring instruments have taken over. Maurice Jones reports

Plugs and caulks: fighting excessive groundwater

Excessive groundwater can be one of the greatest and most costly problems faced in underground mining. Maurice Jones reports

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