This month’s Spotlight Feature Article on mining software delves into the possibilities of creating a continuous and automated feedback loop to optimise mining operations, as well as the latest solutions looking to tackle the industry’s challenges. Within this we hear from acQuire’s CEO, Alison Atkins, on how the company is providing strategic software so when[…]
This month’s Spotlight Feature Article sees IM take one of its most detailed dives into collision avoidance yet, with Paul Moore reviewing the situation post-Level 9 mandating in South Africa, as well as looking at the latest from a range of technology suppliers looking to improve safety and productivity at mining operations.
This month’s Spotlight Feature Article focuses on the hard-rock cutting space – a segment of the market that is evolving with the use of more flexible variations of tunnel boring machines, roadheaders and new types of undercutting technologies. IM speaks to the sector’s major players – OEMs, contractors and mining companies – and provides updates[…]
This month’s Spotlight Feature Article looks at the all-important process of flotation; a sector that is getting more cutting edge by the year. Included within this is a focus on the cutting edge of froth flotation technologies and a taste of some of the topics that will be presented at the forthcoming Flotation ‘23 conference[…]
This month’s Spotlight Feature Article looks at Comminution & Crushing; a segment of the industry that is under scrutiny as mining companies look to reduce their energy use in line with sustainability goals. It features updates from the leaders in this field, as well as insights to be shared at SAG 2023, in Vancouver, Canada.
This month’s Spotlight Feature Article looks at ground support, a vital part of the underground market that continues to evolve with the increasing uptake of teleremote and automated bolting and shotcreting, and the incorporation of new battery-electric tramming options.
This month’s Spotlight Feature Article looks at oils and lubricants, which continue to ensure optimum mining equipment performance in extreme conditions. While for BEVs, dielectric fluids are a vital part of the mix, which includes TotalEnergies’ Rubia EV fluid: a product that circulates in the module and is in direct contact with the cell to[…]
As the industry focuses on the sustainability of the raw materials that go into heavily engineered components and wear parts used in mining, Dan Gleeson in this month’s IM Spotlight Feature Article outlines how suppliers continue to focus on delivering more uptime for customers. One of these suppliers in ME Elecmetal, whose ME FIT System[…]
The IM Spotlight Feature Article for this month sees Paul Moore speak to providers of fleet management technology, big and small, on everything from FMS integration with AHS, surface versus underground and light, flexible versions for smaller operations. IM spoke with Hexagon’s Mining division on its leading HxGN MineOperate OP Pro fleet management system, which,[…]
The IM Spotlight Feature Article for this month sees Paul Moore focus on surface blasthole drilling – with detailed input from the four main OEMs in that space – namely Epiroc, Sandvik, Caterpillar and Komatsu. Autonomy is the main discussion point – the upsides in terms of safety and productivity and also the different levels[…]