Vast Resources begins commissioning Mantis underground drills at Baita Plai equipped with Doofor drifters
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Vast Resources begins commissioning Mantis underground drills at Baita Plai equipped with Doofor drifters
May 26, 2022

Vast Resources PLC, the AIM-listed producing mining company, has announced an update from its producing Baita Plai polymetallic (copper-gold-silver-zinc-lead-moly) mine in Romania. The first of two Mantis CMR4 production drilling rigs equipped with the latest Doofor rock drills has successfully completed functional drill testing underground. The Mantis is made by South African company Fabchem, through[…]

Incitec Pivot to separate mining explosives & fertilisers businesses as standalone entities
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Incitec Pivot to separate mining explosives & fertilisers businesses as standalone entities
May 23, 2022

Incitec Pivot Ltd has announced that it intends to implement a structural separation of its Incitec Pivot Fertilisers and Dyno Nobel businesses to create two separately listed companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The proposed separation “will establish two customer-focused, technology-driven businesses set up for success in two essential industries.” Dyno Nobel is a[…]

Lao PDR Vice Minister of Energy and Mines opens LXML’s new Discovery Deeps underground mine at Sepon operation
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Lao PDR Vice Minister of Energy and Mines opens LXML’s new Discovery Deeps underground mine at Sepon operation
May 17, 2022

Community and government stakeholders recently visited Lane Xang Minerals Ltd’s (LXML) Sepon gold mine to open the first modern underground mine in Lao PDR (Laos). “Sepon has thousands of years of mining history,” said Paul Harris, LXML General Manager. “This new development will use modern underground mining equipment, and advanced mining techniques, to transfer knowledge[…]

Zimbabwean underground platinum mine invests in large Mine Master low profile scaling/rock breaker fleet
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Zimbabwean underground platinum mine invests in large Mine Master low profile scaling/rock breaker fleet
May 17, 2022

In early 2019, a large Zimbabwean platinum group metals mining company identified an urgent need to engage with an OEM service partner capable of producing a purpose-built, trackless mining machine, to safely assist with geotechnical inspections, as well as providing for mechanised underground scaling, rock breaking and clearing functions. With some 50 years’ experience in[…]