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Cement Production
To increase the performance of its Lixhe operation the Belgian cement manufacturer CBR, a subsidiary of the Heidelberg Cement Group, has automated its raw material storage by installing a warehouse management system together with a new 9-t process crane.
The aim of the partnership between Rio Tinto and Chinalco is to develop and deploy leading-edge technology to create safer working operations, improve environmental performance and increase the productivity of operations.
Rio Tinto and Chinalco will explore a partnership to bring forward the next era of mining technology aimed at...
The contract with AMEC was signed at K+S Potash Canada’s headquarters in Saskatoon.
K+S Potash Canada, a subsidiary of K+S Aktiengesell­schaft, and engineering and project management company AMEC...
BHP Billiton is moving its WA Iron Ore business to a 100 % owner-operated model.
BHP Billiton Iron Ore announced that it will complete its owner-operator transition in the Pilbara with the last...

Conveying & Transportation

Raysut Cement Company SOAG ordered road-mobile cement handling units from Cargotec.
Cement Handling
Oman cement producer Raysut Cement Company SOAG, has ordered high capacity road-mobile unloading and conveying units from Cargotec for its cement-handing operations. The order has been booked into Cargotec’s 2013 fourth quarter... more

Storage & Handling

The signing ceremony for the multi-million contract was held in Padua, Italy.
Coal Export Terminal
Bedeschi Handling, part of Italy’s Bedeschi Group, has signed a contract to provide port-related equipment for a new coal export terminal in Russia’s Far East. The deepwater coal handling facility will form an integral part of a... more

Processing

The iron ore resource to be mined in the greenfields Tete project comprises of magnetite and includes vanadium.
Definitive Feasibility Study
Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa, the South African market focused operating arm of the Tenova Mining & Minerals Group, has been nominated to carry out a Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) for London Stock Exchange-... more

Automation

The conveyor system at Antapaccay, Peru, is the second of its kind worldwide.
Gearless Conveyor Drive Technology
Siemens Drive Technologies has commissioned a gearless belt conveyor system in the Antapaccay copper mine in Peru. This is the first large-scale reference for this technology outside Germany.

Management

The aim of the partnership between Rio Tinto and Chinalco is to develop and deploy leading-edge technology to create safer working operations, improve environmental performance and increase the productivity of operations.
Mine-of-the-Future
Rio Tinto and Chinalco will explore a partnership to bring forward the next era of mining technology aimed at delivering significant value and re-shaping industry best practice. Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh and Chinalco... more