ICMM launches two new resources to support continual improvement in the safe and transparent management of tailings
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ICMM launches two new resources to support continual improvement in the safe and transparent management of tailings
May 6, 2021

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has launched two new resources to support continual improvement in the safe and transparent management of tailings facilities: Conformance Protocols for the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (the Standard) and a Tailings Management Good Practice Guide (the Guide). When ICMM launched the Standard alongside the United[…]

Antofagasta Minerals’ Minera Centinela advances Integrated Ops Centre with full operation set for end-2022
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Antofagasta Minerals’ Minera Centinela advances Integrated Ops Centre with full operation set for end-2022
May 6, 2021

Construction and implementation of the Integrated Operations Centre (in Spanish Gestión Integrada de Operaciones or GIO) of Antofagasta Minerals’ Minera Centinela copper operation in the city of Antofagasta continues to advance. The project covers the digitisation and remoteisation of the operation and the integration of information systems to enable operation of all processes from a[…]

Eriez boosts flotation technology R&D capabilities with completion of Wager Road facility expansion
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Eriez boosts flotation technology R&D capabilities with completion of Wager Road facility expansion
May 6, 2021

Eriez recently completed a 38,000 square-foot expansion to its Wager Road facility in Erie, Pennsylvania, giving the company more space to provide full-scale testing of its largest equipment utilised in heavy industries and expand global research and development (R&D) activities to support the continuing development of its state-of-the art flotation technologies. According to Eriez, the[…]

Austmine facilitates Charge On Innovation Challenge mining truck electrification initiative with BHP, Rio Tinto & Vale as founding patrons
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Austmine facilitates Charge On Innovation Challenge mining truck electrification initiative with BHP, Rio Tinto & Vale as founding patrons
May 6, 2021

Just two months after the announcement of the Electric Mine Consortium, BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale, three of the world’s biggest resource companies are the founding patrons of a new mining industry haul truck electrification collaboration, the Charge On Innovation Challenge, which is being facilitated by Austmine. It is described as “a global initiative for[…]

Wenco acquires SmartCap, the world’s leading fatigue monitoring wearable device
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Wenco acquires SmartCap, the world’s leading fatigue monitoring wearable device
May 6, 2021

Wenco International Mining Systems Ltd has announced its purchase of all assets and intellectual property of SmartCap Technologies Pty Ltd, engineers of the world’s leading fatigue monitoring wearable. Based in Brisbane, Australia, SmartCap assesses real-time fatigue levels and monitors for oncoming microsleeps that create safety hazards. The SmartCap device has over 5,000 users globally in[…]