Explorations and Machinery

Mining News Pro - Sandvik says it will automate and digitalise Codelco’s underground copper operation at Chuquicamata, in Chile, creating one of the “most efficient and advanced underground mines in the world”.

Mining News Pro - Benchmark Metals (TSXV: BNCH) announced that on June 15, 2019, it will start a drilling program at the Lawyers gold-silver project located in British Columbia’s Toodoggone Mineral District.

Mining News Pro - Shares of Westhaven Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: WHN) took a hit on Monday morning, down over 12% at market open and at one point traded at a six-month low of C$0.60.

Mining News Pro - Following a decade of stagnation, will the change of government, combined with the recently launched National Mining Agency, and a rush for copper help overcome recent setbacks and kickstart a boom? Jon Hill, Vice President, Geology & Exploration at Jaguar Mining, explores the state of play of the industry in Brazil.

Mining News Pro - Bringing together product, technology and service experts from across the company, Komatsu announces the launch of its global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS).

Mining News Pro - Bringing together product, technology and service experts from across the company, Komatsu announces the launch of its global Center of Excellence (CoE) for Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS).

Mining News Pro - Komatsu and MineWare officially launched their first factory-fitted payload management system, Argus PLM, at the Bauma 2019 trade fair in Germany. Argus PLM drives whole-of-mine improvement by increasing loading tool productivity and efficiency, which ultimately lowers cost per tonne. Argus PLM is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) version of the MineWare Argus monitoring system designed exclusively for the Komatsu range of hydraulic excavators.

Mining News Pro - Nouveau Monde Graphite has arranged a non-brokered private placement with Pallinghurst Graphite that will raise $10.3 million for continued work on the Matawinie graphite development project 150 km north of Montreal.

Mining News Pro - Mining software company Micromine has released the latest version of its field logging program, Geobank Mobile 2019.

Mining News Pro - Global mining simulation and training major Immersive Technologies has announced the winners of its Global Business Improvement Award 2018. This is the tenth year in which Immersive Technologies has recognised “the most outstanding real results achieved by mining companies utilising simulation as a key driver in the business improvement process.”

Mining News Pro - Non-profit organization Geoscience BC is planning a new airborne survey to help identify mineral potential on northern Vancouver Island, in the western Canadian province of British Columbia.

Mining News Pro - Liebherr is continuously improving its ultra-class mining trucks.

Mining News Pro - Australia has mapped out its 2019 critical minerals strategy which envisions the country as a world leader in exploration, extraction, production and the processing of critical minerals.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has committed to invest $3.4 million in the exploration of the Citadel project farm-in and joint venture (JV) with Antipa Minerals in the Paterson Province, Western Australia this year.

Mining News Pro - Executives at Vale SA , the world`s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to audit one of the company`s mining dams months before it collapsed and killed over 300 people, a state prosecutor was quoted as saying by news website G1 on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - The world’s largest miner, BHP, has blamed a collision between two autonomous trucks at its Jimblebar iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia, on significant rainfall affecting the area over the weekend.

Mining News Pro - The federal government has announced plans to invest $72.3 million in clean technology for the Alberta oil and gas sector to address climate change and create jobs. Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi made the announcement on March 14.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American Platinum Ltd. is giving hundreds of hectares of land to communities living in a South African area that’s rich with the ore as the nation’s ruling party seeks to introduce laws that make it easier to expropriate land without paying for it.

Mining News Pro - Producer of mineral-based highly engineered advanced materials Luxfer, and manufacturer of rare earth and rare metal-based functional materials Neo Performance, announced that they have mutually agreed to terminate a previously announced transaction under which Luxfer would have acquired Neo for $612 million in cash and stock.

Mining News Pro - It was a busy week for Canada`s Great Panther. The Vancouver-based miner not only completed the buyout of Beadell Resources but it also changed its name to Great Panther Mining Limited.

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