Graphite producer developing fast charging batteries
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Graphite producer developing fast charging batteries
December 15, 2017

Elcora Advanced Materials Corp is developing graphene infused Lithium-ion batteries for fast charge applications. Graphene among other applications has exceptionally high electrical and thermal conductivity. Currently li-ion battery technology is restricted by recharging time which Elcora plans on addressing through the application of graphene properties. Given these characteristics graphene could significantly improve the performance of[…]

MCA welcomes findings on benefits to Australia’s regional communities from mining
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MCA welcomes findings on benefits to Australia’s regional communities from mining
December 15, 2017

Statement from David Byers, Interim CEO of the Minerals Council of Australia, says “today’s Productivity Commission report on transitioning regional economies confirms that Australians are better off because of the mining industry thanks to higher average incomes, larger profits and increased tax revenues. The Commission also finds that mining regions continue to have higher incomes[…]

IntelliSense Lab for mining and metallurgy digitalisation in Kazakhstan
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IntelliSense Lab for mining and metallurgy digitalisation in Kazakhstan
December 14, 2017

IntelliSense Lab was officially launched at the “annual Kazakhstan Industrialization Day address”, by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. IntelliSense.io, an innovation partner for the global mining and natural resources industry, and Tech Garden, the leading Central Asian innovation cluster, have partnered to create IntelliSense Lab, a joint venture to deploy Industry 4.0 technologies to aid Digital Transformation[…]

Eurasian Resources Group launches a ‘Smart Mine’ for its iron ore production complex in Kazakhstan
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Eurasian Resources Group launches a ‘Smart Mine’ for its iron ore production complex in Kazakhstan
December 14, 2017

JSC Sokolov-Sarbai Mining Production Association (SSGPO), owned by Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), a leading diversified natural resources group, has launched a ‘Smart Mine’ project at the Kacharsky iron ore mine site in Kazakhstan for a total cost of $10 million. This will use cutting edge monitoring and AI technologies to integrate the iron ore production[…]

Shalina Resources awards Outotec copper and cobalt processing technology contract for Mutoshi in DRC
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Shalina Resources awards Outotec copper and cobalt processing technology contract for Mutoshi in DRC
December 14, 2017

Outotec has been awarded a contract by Shalina Resources Ltd for the delivery of copper and cobalt processing technology to the Mutoshi project near Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The order value, approximately EUR65 million, is booked in Outotec’s 2017 fourth quarter order intake. Outotec’s scope includes basic engineering, technology and equipment deliveries[…]

Mining3 is commercialising its VoxelNET 3D-based software platform that can create and simulate a virtual mine
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Mining3 is commercialising its VoxelNET 3D-based software platform that can create and simulate a virtual mine
December 14, 2017

Mining3 is commercialising a 3D-based software platform that can create and simulate a virtual mine. By positioning precisely where things are underground, it opens up opportunities such as controlling robots and tracking movement of ore of different grades. “Imagine being able to control a vehicle or drone inside a mineshaft from anywhere in the world[…]