JKMRC researchers tackle SAG mill fill productivity challenge with new ‘soft sensor’
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JKMRC researchers tackle SAG mill fill productivity challenge with new ‘soft sensor’
April 3, 2020

Researchers from the Sustainable Minerals Institute’s Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) say they are developing a soft sensor to overcome previously-accepted performance challenges facing SAG mills. SAG mills are a key asset for mineral processing operations as one of the critical stages of extracting mineral out of ore, and their continued stable operation is[…]

RCT brings ControlMaster automation tech to SEMAFO-owned Siou underground mine
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RCT brings ControlMaster automation tech to SEMAFO-owned Siou underground mine
April 1, 2020

OEM-agnostic autonomous solutions specialist RCT says it has executed a project with Perenti-owned African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) at the Siou underground gold mine, in Burkina Faso. Earlier this year, RCT commissioned its ControlMaster® Guidance Automation technology on two of Siou’s Caterpillar R2900G underground LHDs and supplied two associated Automation Centres. Siou, owned by SEMAFO,[…]