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South32 expects prolonged suspension of Groote Eylandt manganese exports

By: Mariaan Webb     22nd April 2024 Commodities giant South32 said on Monday that manganese ore exports from Groote Eylandt mine, in the Northern Territory, were likely to remain suspended until 2025 owing to extensive damaged caused by a tropical cyclone last month. The cyclone, which ravaged the region on March 16 and 17,... 

MacLean marks Mine-Mate milestone

19th April 2024 BT3 BOOM TRUCK DELIVERED TO NORTHERN MANITOBA MINE, 20 YEARS AFTER LAUNCH OF MACLEAN UTILITY VEHICLE PRODUCT LINE With the delivery of a BT3 Boom Truck to a base metal miner in Thompson, Manitoba, MacLean is marking the 20th anniversary of the launch of its Mine-MateTM utility vehicle (UTV)... 

Alien Metals secures mining lease for Hancock iron-ore project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th April 2024 The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has granted Aim-listed Alien Metals a mining lease for the Hancock iron-ore project. This represents a key milestone on the pathway towards development of the project and provides Alien with security of tenure for a 21-year... 

AI, robotics play important role in demolition sector

19th April 2024 Demolition robots are a relatively new form of professional service robot used in the demolition sector to demolish buildings at the end of their life cycle. These mobile robots leverage a range of end-of-arm tools such as buckets, breakers, crushers or drills to break through building materials,... 

Robotics, AI beneficial for business

19th April 2024 The manufacturing industry is currently at the doorstep of a transformational era, one marked by the seamless integration of robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality or virtual reality (AR/VR), says GridRaster co-founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi.   This fusion is “not merely a... 

Energy plant to receive new automation system

19th April 2024 Leading manufacturer of automation solutions and process technologies Valmet will deliver a comprehensive Valmet DNA Automation System to Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP) currently under construction in Northwich, Cheshire, in the UK, according to a press release published last month. The... 

Track busways more efficient than traditional systems

19th April 2024 Electrical and digital specialist Legrand avers that its track busway system is an efficient and flexible alternative to traditional power distribution systems that lack flexibility in adapting to changes. Legrand states that a reliable and flexible power distribution system is an essential... 

Acquisition to boost tunnelling offering

19th April 2024 In an effort to drive efficiency and safety across mining and tunnelling operations, mining product and systems developer DSI Underground SMART, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DSI Underground, completed the acquisition of virtual reality training specialist Edvirt in February. Edvirt provides... 

Fibre optic cables improve monitoring, safety

By: Nadine Ramdass     19th April 2024 Innovative applications of fibre optic cable technology can provide a proactive solution to detect potential tailings storage facility (TSF) risks and improve protection of the associated environment, thereby vastly improving monitoring solutions, reports test and measurement solutions specialist... 

Tailings equipment security, integrity spotlighted

By: Nadine Ramdass     19th April 2024 The industries involved in tailings retreatment and the rehabilitation of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are increasingly moving towards more sustainable and socially responsible practices, which are driven by technological innovation, says installation and monitoring of instrumentation... 

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