Explorations and Machinery

Mining News Pro - Sandvik’s (STO: SAND) chief executive officer, Bjorn Rosengren, is leaving the Swedish mining equipment maker in November to lead Swiss engineering giant ABB (SWX: ABBN), which is in the midst of a major overhaul that would leave it more focused on robotics and automation.

Mining News Pro - CEO of IMPASCO was announced as the best mining explorer in South Khorasan.

Mining News Pro - The world’s no. 2 gold miner, Barrick Gold, (NYSE:GOLD) (TSX:ABX) is actively seeking to extend the life of its Tongon gold mine while exploring new opportunities elsewhere in Côte d’Ivoire, chief executive Mark Bristow said Friday.

Mining News Pro - CEO of IMPASCO said that 40 million people are working in small scale mine. 98 percent of mines in Iran are small scale and contain 65 percent of production. Therefore, despite the large mines like Gol Gohar, Sar Cheshmeh copper mine, etc. these mines should not be ignored.

Mining News Pro - Vancouver-based Western Resources Corp. (TSE: WRX) says its subsidiary, Western Potash began production drilling on July 14 at the Milestone in situ potash project 35 km southeast of Regina.

Mining News Pro - Only hours after Osisko Mining (TSE: OSK) launched a C$30 million flow-through share offering, the company put out word that it also organized a C$10 million bought deal private placement of common shares.

Mining News Pro - The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body towards rules for deep sea mining.

Mining News Pro - The Brazilian unit of steel group ArcelorMittal moved 30 families from their houses near its Serra Azul mine in the town of Itatiaiuçu, Minas Gerais state, as a precautionary action after it ran a new risk evaluation of a dam close to the mine.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group has officially started construction at the Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - CEO of Iran Minerals Production and Supply Company: “Our explorations has been developed in 2018 by 50 percent.”

Mining News Pro - The Western Australian Government has finalised an ongoing dispute with BHP over iron ore royalty deductions.

Mining News Pro - Epiroc, one of the leaders in mining and mining equipment automation development, says it is constantly pushing the boundaries in the rock excavation industry. Proof of this is that the world’s first fully autonomous SmartROC D65 surface drill rig, is now in production.

Mining News Pro - While GIW Industries’ pumps help users succeed every day, some materials can break down over time – either from misuse or from contact with abrasive or corrosive materials.

Mining News Pro - Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has introduced the DD320S hydraulic drill for underground mining and tunneling operations.

Mining News Pro - Newmont Goldcorp plans to offload the 75-kilometre long Illaara Greenstone Belt in Western Australia to mineral exploration company Dreadnought Resources.

Mining News Pro - Human errors are costly for any industry, but in mining with its expensive equipment their price is enormous. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will not replace humans in the mining industry completely, but will help to cut their errors considerably, Anton Potapov, CTO at VIST Group (part of ZYFRA Group), told IM.

Mining News Pro - At its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, Volvo Group this week announced that it is using the NVIDIA DRIVE end-to-end autonomous driving platform to train, test and deploy self-driving AI vehicles, targeting public transport, freight transport, refuse and recycling collection, construction, mining, forestry and more.

Mining News Pro - Forum Energy Metals announced Tuesday that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada plans to begin in July both drilling and an airborne geophysical survey on Forum’s Janice Lake sedimentary copper project 55 km southeast of Key Lake.

Mining News Pro - Intermin Resources and MacPhersons Resources have finalised their plan to become a new gold mining company operating in the Goldfields region of Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s job market in the mining and resources sector has remained strong through to the end of May this year, according to recruitment services company DFP.

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