TOMRA Sorting Mining widens its offer with Visual Assist as digitalisation in the mining sector accelerates
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TOMRA Sorting Mining widens its offer with Visual Assist as digitalisation in the mining sector accelerates
May 5, 2021

TOMRA says it is tapping the potential of digitalisation with a constantly expanding offer of digital services to help mining operations improve their efficiency and profitability – most recently with the introduction of the new augmented reality tool for remote assistance, TOMRA Visual Assist. It states: “In a challenging market, mining companies under increasing pressure[…]

RME set to revolutionise mill liner maintenance again with THUNDERBOLT SKYWAY semi-automated worn bolt removal system
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RME set to revolutionise mill liner maintenance again with THUNDERBOLT SKYWAY semi-automated worn bolt removal system
May 4, 2021

THUNDERBOLT SKYWAY is an innovative new semi-automated suspension, guidance and firing system for THUNDERBOLT Recoilless Hammers – including MAGNUM, from Australia’s Russell Mineral Equipment (RME). These hammers are used for worn grinding mill liner bolt removal, an intensive process commonly referred to by the industry as ‘knocking-in.’ These difficult-to-dislodge bolts are part of the mechanism[…]

Latest Orica software predicts vibration and airblast outcomes to protect sensitive structures and maximise blast outcomes
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Latest Orica software predicts vibration and airblast outcomes to protect sensitive structures and maximise blast outcomes
April 15, 2021

Orica, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, has announced the release of its new Advanced Vibration Management (AVM) software that links blast design, modelling and measurement to conserve sensitive structures. Continuing its efforts to create safer, predictable and more productive blast outcomes, Orica has added Advanced Vibration Management (AVM) to[…]

Russian’s UMMC saves >$50 million in 2020 through transformation initiatives including increased mill loading at Nova Zinc in Kazakhstan
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Russian’s UMMC saves >$50 million in 2020 through transformation initiatives including increased mill loading at Nova Zinc in Kazakhstan
April 14, 2021

Russian mining and metals giant UMMC (UGMK) has summarised the results from its group wide transformation program for the year 2020. UMMC says it has reaped RUB 3.8 billion ($50.2 million) of economic benefits (with RUB3.2 billion planned) due to the collected efforts of all Holding’s enterprises. The program encompassed work at eight of its[…]