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SGB Industrial Cleaning Video Available

SGB Industrial Cleaning is a service provider in the power generation, mining and manufacturing industries and its services centre on protecting the environment through preservation, recycling and reusing.
22nd September 2014
 
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IRON WILLED

Iron-ore prices may stay at lows of $70/t to 80/t for as long as three years, former BHP Billiton executive Alberto Calderon warns, and fund adviser Liberum cautions that fourth-quarter supply restock is unlikely to lift prices as in prior years....
19th September 2014
 
Mine Profile

Pinto Valley mine

A copper/molybdenum mine, located 125 km east of Phoenix, in the US state of Arizona.
19th September 2014
 
Coal

Rescue One

In its endeavour to eliminate unnecessary deaths in the mining industry, Rescue One develops, manufactures an distributes evacuation systems for underground mines, assisting mineworkers to quickly reach a place of safety in the event of an...
19th September 2014
 
MINING SERVICES

WA leads the way for autonomous mining - Minister

Western Australia will this week play host to International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), which is in Perth to examine the state's proposed new code for autonomous mining. Western Australia is leading the global implementation of...
18th September 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Mining giants may hoard cash as iron ore prices sag

Sagging iron ore prices raise the prospect the world's biggest miners will shelve plans to return excess cash to shareholders in February, despite promises to investors who had hoped to reap the benefits of two years of austerity. Stung by slower...
17th September 2014
 
COAL

China low-quality coal ban won’t place Oz exporters at disadvantage

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) on Wednesday urged the resources sector not to overreact to China’s recently announced low-quality coal ban. China’s National Development Reform Commission has instituted a ban on burning coal with an...
17th September 2014
 
COAL

China seeks cleaner coal imports

China will ban the import and local sale of coal with high ash and sulphur content starting from 2015 in a bid to tackle air pollution, with tough requirements in major coastal cities set to hit Australian miners.      The National...
16th September 2014
 
COPPER

Workers to strike at Chile's Escondida copper mine next week - union

The union at the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, has called a strike for September 22 and 24, aiming to paralyse activity to win improved working conditions, the union said on Monday. In a surprise announcement on Monday evening,...
16th September 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Brazil's Vale signs iron-ore shipping deal with China's Cosco

Brazilian miner Vale reached a deal with China Ocean Shipping Co (Cosco) for transporting iron-ore, a move that could help the Brazilian miner resolve a costly two-year ban on docking its mega-ships at Chinese ports. Vale said in a statement that...
12th September 2014
 
ENVIRONMENTAL APPROVAL

BHP and Rio stand to lose most in EPA saga

Mining majors BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto were likely the companies with the most to lose following the Western Australian government’s introduction of a Bill to validate environmental approvals made by the Environmental Protection Authority...
11th September 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Rio Tinto sees 125Mt of iron-ore capacity being cut in 2014

World no.2 iron-ore miner Rio Tinto expects other miners worldwide to cut 125-million tonnes of iron-ore capacity in 2014, roughly equal to the amount of new supply expected to come on stream from Australia and Brazil. Iron-ore prices have...
10th September 2014
 
 
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