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Maintenance of heavy equipment is carried out in various steps and consists of several types of treatments. This aims to make the machine stay stable when used. That's why there are several types of maintenance or maintenance that have to be done re…
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Interesting article from Komatsu on digital transformation in the mining industry and the benefits that automation and optimization can unlock

A smart world through digitization and automation
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During the 24th week of the year (June 10th to June 16th, 2019), at least 20 press releases were announced by companies working in Mexico. ON MEXICO ISSUES, the illegal blockade on Newmont Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine in Zacatecas was lifted after 81…
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This post is directed at mining professionals working with stope design and/or mine planning in underground mines.

Underneath you find a short description of the research project and the survey related to it. The project description can also be found on the Survey-site itself.

So in case the text underneath seems to detailed, you can already find the link to the survey here:…
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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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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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The Future of Mining EMEA conference takes place at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London from 4-5 September 2019 with a strategic focused commercial and operational agenda connecting the industry across Europe, Middle East and Africa.…

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