Eighteenth NAMVS Wraps Up

June Event, Held Virtually In 2021 From South Dakota School Of Mines, Deemed A Success. By Dr. Purushotham Tukkaraja, symposium chair The 18th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium (NAMVS) was held on a virtual platform this year from June 12-17. The symposium was organized by South Dakota Mines, Rapid City, in collaboration with the Underground Ventilation Committee (UVC) of the…

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Solving Problems Through Chemistry

When It Comes To Improving Efficiency, Profitability And Sustainability In A Challenging Market, The Suppliers Of Mining Chemicals Have More Than A Few Tricks Up Their Sleeve. By Jonathan Rowland As is often noted in the pages of mining trade publications, the industry is facing a broad range of challenges. Miners need to extract more to meet growing demand for metals and…

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Raise the Roof

Tahmoor Coal Mine Looks To Caterpillar For Longwall Roof Support. By Josephine Patterson It’s been more than 15 years since the underground Tahmoor coking mine, which is located 75 km southwest of Sydney, Australia, had a complete longwall system upgrade. With stricter regulations on dust exposure being enacted as well as the need to increase reliability of the system and…

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The Complex but Rewarding World of Lubricants

Lubricant Choice And Management May Not Be The Subject Of Much Discussion At Mines. It Should Be.  By Jonathan Rowland When it comes to selecting a lubricant, the decision is often based on price. This is understandable in an industry facing operating cost inflation; it is, however, often a false economy. As any lubrication specialist is quick to point out…

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MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® Empowers the Industry to Meet Global Demand

Explore Every Level of Equipment and Technology at the Largest Mining Show of Its Kind. Mined materials are the building blocks of every current infrastructure project and all future energy technologies. Responsible for feeding the world’s manufacturing, technology, defense, transportation and medical supply chains, demand for mined materials is poised to soar as the global economy recovers and emerging markets…

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