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Mobile App gives access to Volvo used equipment

A new mobile technology application (App) that provides instant and easy access to the entire stock of Volvo Construction Equipment has been launched by the company’s Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) sales region. Accessing used stock Volvo...

De Beers’ driverless haulage at Venetia

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) of South Africa is set to implement  automation technology to enable a driverless haulage system at its Venetia underground mine in Limpopo, South Africa. This forms part of the company $2 billion investment at...

Joest supplies full range of SWECO equipment

South African OEM Joest’s reputation has become synonymous with the company’s ability to provide quality equipment that separates and sizes solids and liquids. It is this very capability that has allowed the company to diversify into other...

Nippon launches thermal fragmentation mining

Nippon’s thermal fragmentation mining method has been deployed successfully on a demonstration contract at a leading gold producer, the company has reported. The thermal fragmentation mining method was deployed on 3 July within the stope, at a...

Booming hard-rock water treatment market

The annual water treatment market for hard-rock mining is forecast to grow 85% over the next five years, according to Bluefield Research. Mining has emerged as a key industrial market for global water solutions providers. Bluefield Research, which...

Automated haulage on the cards for Venetia

Finsch diamond in the Northern Cape, formerly owned by De Beers  and now belonging to Petra Diamonds, will set the technology benchmark for De Beers’ Venetia Underground Project. Speaking at the De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) media conference...