Meaningful process mineralogy

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

Bigger, faster, stronger – better?

Radar-based level measurement instrumentation has experienced a constant rise in the radar frequencies used. But does more always equal better?

Bright ideas

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

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

Original and best

The negative implications of using replicator spare parts on slurry pumps

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

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

Optimising integrated mine operations

Caterpillar updates Cat MineStar Terrain with new features that optimise mining productivity and operating costs

Ground vibration monitoring

New device will protect against structural and human vibration impact

Mining hose system with wear indication

Conti Ultimate carries various slurries, sand, crushed stone, and gravel

Trucks as good as gold

The efficiency and low maintenance of 15 articulated haulers are proving vital for working in a remote and vast gold mine in French Guiana

Pump up the volume

Jon Lawson explores the past, present and future of pumps used for mining applications



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