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More grassroots prospecting investment required in BC

Investment in the grassroots level of prospecting and early-stage exploration are critically needed in British Columbia to uncover new deposits that, in turn, would encourage more investment in advanced exploration and resource development, the...
14th April 2014
Company Announcement

Leading specialist mining show grows footprint in Africa PDF Available

International mining, industrial, construction and power generation show Electra Mining Africa expands footprint into Africa with shows in Botswana, Ghana and Zambia and back to Johannesburg in September. Delivering a high return on investment for...
10th April 2014
Company Announcement

Caterpillar Upgrades Room and Pillar Mining Equipment Manufacturing in Pennsylvania PDF Available

Caterpillar is updating and upgrading room and pillar mining equipment manufacturing facilities in Houston, Penn. The facility, located south of Pittsburgh, currently manufactures continuous miners used in underground coal and soft rock mining,...
8th April 2014
Mining Services

Underground comms system launched

An Ethernet-capable underground communication system, which can ensure improved and dependable underground communication for deep-level mining operations, was introduced to the local mining industry in January, says mining equipment supplier...
4th April 2014
Mining Services

Ventilation event highlights energy optimisation at deep-level mines

The energy efficiency of ventilation and cooling systems installed at deep-level mining operations will be a central theme of the tenth International Mine Ventilation Congress (IMVC), reports local organising committee (LOC) chairperson Frank von...
4th April 2014

If proven commercially, Geomega’s technology could transform REE industry

Montreal-based rare earth elements (REE) development company Geomega Resources is making steady progress with research and development work on a proprietary technology that could have the power to reshape the rare earths industry. Despite it...
28th March 2014

Orbite regains some share value following ‘unusual’ sell-off

High-purity alumina (HPA) project developer Orbite Aluminae on Thursday said it had finalised detailed contract negotiations with Outotec to supply and deliver the new calcination system for its HPA facility in Quebec. The company, which had last...
27th March 2014


Tenders for work in Europe
21st March 2014

Orbite Aluminae awards 3 t/d calcinator contract

Cap-Chat, Quebec High-purity alumina (HPA) project developer Orbite Aluminae has awarded the contract to supply a 3 t/d calciner system for its Cap-Chat, Quebec, operation, to Outotec of Germany, the company reported on Monday. The Quebec-based firm said that...
18th March 2014

More coal projects coming on stream in Mozambique

Three more companies will soon start mining coal in the Moatize district of Mozambique’s Tete province, Mineral Resources provincial director Manuel Sithole has reported. They will join four others already extracting coal in the district. The...
14th March 2014


German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks, right, and Radiation Protection Federal Office head Wolfram Koenig visit the Asse nuclear waste disposal centre in an unused mine near the village of Remlingen, in central Germany. The Asse pit is...
14th March 2014
Company Announcement

Altaaqa Global Receives ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Certification PDF Available

TÜV NORD has recently certified Altaaqa Global as a company that implements a management system in accordance with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007. Dubai, UAE – After several months of rigorous auditing and aligning...
13th March 2014
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