Rio Tinto, Star Diamond puts Star-Orion on ice

Star Diamond and partner Rio Tinto have confirmed they will place the Star-Orion diamond project in Saskatchewan, Canada, on care and maintenance until the end of this year. The two, which as a joint venture are known as Fort à la Corne, met recently and Rio Tinto Exploration Canada exercised its voting power as 75% interest holder to place the…

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Automated Monitoring Increases Life Safety, Data Availability, Productivity and Environmental Wellbeing

Real-time data delivers site conditions to stakeholders while reducing staff’s time in the mine  By Riley Smith, Trimble Monitoring, Mine Survey and Tunneling Many industries learned to do more with people working remotely, and be more productive with on-site staff, as the world endured a pandemic – keeping people safe, while still operating efficiently. Other industries, such as mining, began the…

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Epiroc charges electrification offering

Epiroc announced in late November it extended its electrification solutions portfolio by adding a wide range of charging products for mining equipment. The products encompass several different models, fixed and mobile, to ensure that Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) have the flexibility to charge at any given time or place.  “We want to be a total solutions provider when it comes…

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IIJA: What’s In It For Mining?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), passed Nov. 5, is the most important piece of transportation legislation since the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956. At the core of the legislation is a five-year, $304 billion reauthorization of surface transportation programs. The bill also includes an additional $550 billion in new funding that is disbursed for building hard infrastructure.…

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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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