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During the 16th week of the year (April 15th to April 21st, 2019), at least 28 press releases were announced by companies working in Mexico. ON MEXICO ISSUES, a lower court in Puebla ruled Mexico’s mineral title system unconstitutional based on cons…
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Interested to get feedback from mining professionals regarding rubber wear linings in terms of technical needs and requirements?  Do existing wear linings for bucket reclaimers, trucks and chutes perform as required and have a long enough life? 

Could quarries and mines benefit in terms of cost savings or production output yields if wear linings and conveyor belting had a longer life in use?…

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OHS. Dust safety.

Dear Mining Industry Professionals,

I am working in Occupational Health and Safety field, specifically in mining and quarrying.

I'm happy to share the news about occupational dust-related diseases like silicosis, "black lung" etc. along with regulations and recommendations to protect workers from dust exposure.


Here is the first article about respirable crystalline silica regulations update.

OSHA developed the guidance to employers and employees regarding…

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Trolley Feasibility

Hello all,

Just signed up with the group and kudos to Harald for setting this up.

Interested to see if any group members have experience with operating or the technical evaluation of trolley assisted haulage. I am interested in evaluating the technology for our project, but relevant experience seems hard to find.

Looking forward to your replies


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Featured Articles

FIFO rosters can place stress on the worker, families and relationships. With over two decades of research, formal inquires, recommendations and the launch of the Western Australian FIFO Code of Practice we are making positive steps towards creating and maintaining mentally healthy workplaces for FIFO workers.

In our latest post we review recent research that examines the association between suicide risk and…

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The mining industry consumes billions of liters of diesel and heavy fuel annually. Fuel and power are two of the biggest input costs and for remote mines, unreliable power grids and long distances from major ports or fuel refineries can be a logistical nightmare.

As the costs of renewable are already competitive with coal fired power stations,we need to ask how mining, as a sustainable industry and as the commodity supplier to the growing electric vehicle industry can make a…

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How to be a Drill and Blast Professional

When it comes to mining engineering, Drill and Blast is one of the most technical and exciting roles available for up and coming Mining Engineers. At many operations it’s a high paced, high work load, thankless role. Some love it, some hate it. But for those who love it, they really love it – many have made a career of blowing things up and decided to never move on to other roles. Why would you?!
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