Hydraulic actuators provide solution when operating slurry pipeline valves

Sarah Kellett reports on the challenges faced when operating slurry pipeline valves and how hydraulic actuators prove to be the ideal solution

New excavators to launch in January

Liebherr R 9100 B and R 9150 B: machine upgrades to increase productivity and reduce cost per ton

Mining machines chosen as 5G testbed

Autonomous vehicle project starts in Sweden


New coal hauler with increased payload

High dump clearance makes for handling at a lower cost per ton

Graphene nanotubes use increases

A range of industries including mining are benefitting

Canadian miner acquires drones for survey work

Benefits include sub-5-centimeter georeferenced topographic maps

Graders get GNSS control to aid accuracy

Optional on-site lasers improve positioning further

Remote maintenance for mining machinery

New monitoring schemes allow machines to keep working while diagnostics take place

Impressive results from quarry project

The Electric Site research project is near Gothenburg, Sweden

New electric-drive mine trucks

These have a 320 or a 400 ton capacity

Mining milestone reached by autonomous vehicles

Over a billion tonnes of iron ore, copper and oil sands have been transported

Horokiwi Quarry being used to source rock for asphalt

Major road infrastructure work is under way in Horokiwi, New Zealand, and Bryce O’Sullivan Contracting is busy sourcing rock for asphalt at the Horokiwi Quarry with the help of two articulated haulers

Direct optimal monitoring methods benefit mining applications

Carl J Kamme reveals how mining applications can benefit from direct optical monitoring methods

Automation and remote control technologies improve performance of mines

Adele Huard & Gabriel Janakaraj explore how the development of innovative technology has enhanced operations in metals mining

Chrome mining in Madagascar improving the lives of local villagers

A team of excavators is the centrepiece of a new mining venture in Madagascar that is extracting thousands of tonnes of chromite ore a day – and helping improve the lives of neighbouring villagers at the same time

Wirtgens surface miners get to work in Texas and Mexico

Erik Zimmermann explains how two surface miners are bringing light to South Texas and Northern Mexico

Modern pump technology in Zambia helps save $1m US Dollars

Tyron Adam reports on how a beneficiation plant in Zambia has saved US$1 million deploying modern, simplified pump technology



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