Sandvik to introduce new drill at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Sandvik will showcase some of its newest innovations in surface drilling, rock tools, stationary crushing and screening, and parts and services at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023 in Las Vegas, March 14-18. The company will exhibit at booth #5254 in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s Silver Lot outdoor festival grounds.

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Las Bambas could halt mining on ongoing protests

MMG Limited’s Las Bambas may be forced to go into a period of care and maintenance if there are no changes to ongoing protests in Peru, the operator has warned. Officials said that transport disruptions have slowed down, affecting both inbound and outbound deliveries, which has resulted in a progressive slow-down to Las Bambas itself. It is now suffering a…

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Volvo invests in wheel loaders at Sweden facility

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has earmarked about US$6.3 million for its expansion plans for its Arvika factory in Sweden that will allow for phased production and further its missions for both electric manufacturing and reducing carbon emissions. The facility, which produces medium- and large-wheel loaders, has already successfully reduced its carbon emissions. The company has an ultimate goal of…

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Kareevlei resumes operations after regulatory inspection, suspension

BlueRock Diamonds has resumed mining at its Kareevlei diamond operation in South Africa after an inspection by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy had halted work. The Northern Cape province miner said 26 January operations commenced again the prior day without disruptions, about a week after the DMRE visited the mine unannounced and instructed the operator to suspend activities…

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