Solving the crimes of mine planning

Author Mark Bowater talks with North American Mining about his first-ever book, Crimes Against Mine Planning, and the industry’s biggest pitfalls. Edited by Donna Schmidt  The challenges of mine planning can make the overall process feel like a never-ending uphill battle – but not so much when you know the potential pitfalls and how to rectify the issues. We can…

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Sandvik to acquire Deswik, establish Digital Mining Technologies arm

Sandvik announced in late December it had inked a deal to take over Australian mine planning software maker Deswik, and that the newly acquired company would be a major component to the establishment of new division Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions’ Digital Mining Technologies. The OEM said Deswik fills a value chain gap in its offerings, giving it upstream coverage…

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