U.S. Gold attains operating permit for Wyoming project

U.S. Gold said its wholly owned subsidiary, Gold King Corp., has been issued a surface gold mine permit for the CK gold project in southeast Wyoming. In 2020, the company had pivoted from a purely exploration focus of its highly prospective assets in Nevada and Idaho to development of CK.  “Having previously been granted the industrial siting permit in June…

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Idaho Copper selects Veracio for core scanning

Idaho Copper has deployed Veracio’s TruScan core scanning unit at its CuMo copper-molybdenum-silver in Boise, Idaho, which will digitally scan and measure the metal grades of 60,000 feet of drill cores pulled over 20 years. The data collected will aid Idaho Copper in confirming previous laboratory analyses of the metal distribution within the core and compare the detailed scan results…

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MSHA issues nearly 200 violations in March

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) said it completed impact inspections at 14 mines in 11 states in March, issuing 199 violations and one safeguard. Of the March violations, 74 were evaluated as significant and substantial and four had an unwarrantable failure finding. The agency completed these inspections at mines in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania,…

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Beumer inks pipe conveyor contract for Port of Saguenay

Canadian-headquartered material handling system supplier Beumer Group said in April it had inked a deal with the Port of Saguenay in Quebec for the supply of 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) of large two-way pipe conveyor as part of a C$111 million strategic development project at the site. Beumer officials said the conveyor will connect the port with customers in the…

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A superior look at what’s new in conveyor tech

Superior Industries has had a busy spring quarter in terms of new releases to the mining industry – or, in these cases, new versions of products already well entrenched in the company’s product line-up. In April, the Minnesota-based system supplier announced the availability of its newly redesigned Chevron Pulley in abrasion-resistant (AR) steel. The use of abrasion-resistant steel in manufacturing…

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Emerson releases wedge flow meter

Emerson released the Rosemount 9195 Wedge Flow Meter, a fully integrated solution consisting of a wedge primary sensor element, supporting components and a selectable Rosemount pressure transmitter. The new meter’s unique flexible design is ideal for measuring process fluids with a wide range of demanding characteristics in various heavy industry applications, including metals and mining. It can be very difficult…

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Transfoamer: more than meets the eye

Syensqo, formerly part of Solvay, has launched its Transfoamer line, which it said is mining’s first “switchable” frother. The technology, which addresses persistent copper recovery challenges and has been designed to support demand growth spurred by electrification, is the first groundbreaking frother innovation in more than 65 years. Well-suited for coarse particle recovery, Transfoamer frothers are based on a novel…

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BME adds centralized blasting system to AXXIS range

BME, an Omnia company, has filled out its popular AXXIS electronic detonation range with the AXXIS Centralised Electronic Blasting System (CEBS), designed for use in both general and specialized underground mining environments. “AXXIS CEBS is a premium digital detonator system for initiating explosives, augmenting our popular AXXIS Titanium system for large deep-hole surface operations, and AXXIS Silver for smaller blasting…

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Johnson Controls launches ANSUL N-101 suppression system

Johnson Controls has unveiled the ANSUL N-101 Clean Agent Vehicle Suppression System, ideal for use in mining, forestry, heavy construction and other industries. The system is specially designed to protect energized electrical equipment inside unoccupied electrical cabinets onboard heavy industrial vehicles. Using a naturally occurring zero-global warming potential (0 GWP) nitrogen agent, the ANSUL N-101 system provides a sustainable and…

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