Epiroc announces growth to LWE product line

Epiroc recently extended its Live Work Elimination (LWE) product portfolio by releasing several cutting-edge products the company said will add to mines’ safe productivity. The supplier, which has a 2030 sustainability target, is pushing toward its People – Health – Safety initiative to have no work-related injuries. To contribute to this, Epiroc established a “Live Work Elimination” program, which is…

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Emerson issues update for DeltaV DCS

Emerson is further expanding its DeltaV Automation Platform with the DeltaV Version 15 Feature Pack 2 update for its distributed control system (DCS). The feature pack release empowers users to easily transition to a DeltaV DCS from more third-party control systems, expands support for data-rich Ethernet device networks and reduces the complexity of state-based control implementations.  As plants try to…

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Introducing: Senzit Pro

Predictive maintenance technology firm Senzit recently launched its latest product, Senzit Pro, designed to provide a streamlined diagnostics solution for fleet managers and owner operators that allows them to track the health of their entire fleet, leading to a reduction in both breakdowns and operating costs.  Senzit Pro’s innovation in diagnostics offers a solution for tracking the health of equipment…

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Mecalac adds 12MTX wheeled excavator loader to NA market

Massachusetts-based compact equipment producer Mecalar has launched its 12MTX wheeled excavator loader to the North American market. The 12MTX combines the capabilities of a compact excavator, loader and telehandler into a single machine that excels at digging, loading and material handling. It is also a powerful tool carrier that can handle attachments, such as asphalt planers and flail mowers, that…

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Scania, Fidens, Hexagon debut Brazil’s first teleoperated 8×4

A trio of partners that includes FIdens, Scania and Hexagon have teamed up to debut Brazil’s first ever remotely operated 8×4 mining truck. The collaboration brings together industry knowledge across integrated technology, heavy equipment and situational expertise that will result in significant operational gains for mines in Brazil and worldwide.  The groundbreaking initiative combines Hexagon’s sophisticated HARD-LINE TeleOp remote operation…

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First gold at Tocantinzinho

G Mining has achieved first gold at its Tocantinzinho mine in Brazil on time and on budget, and just 22 months on from receiving its go-ahead for construction. The first pour at the complex in Para State yielded approximately 440 ounces of gold. The Canadian miner said it is now looking forward to commercial production and a subsequent ramp-up to…

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Tetra Tech tapped for refinery work

Cobalt Blue Holdings has selected Tetra Tech for the engineering works of its cobalt-nickel refinery in the Kwinana Industrial Area of Western Australia. Financial details were not disclosed, nor was a timeline for work, but Coalt Blue said the scope of work will include detailed process plant design and construction participation in the projects. “We are excited to partner with…

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Sibanye-Stillwater hit by cyberattack

Precious metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater said that a cyberattack on its IT system has brought down its server and caused limited disruption to its global operations, reported Reuters, noting that Sibanye has hired external experts to help identify the breach and bring the system back up. “Our global IT infrastructure [has been] impacted since [July 8], some things are working some…

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Anglo American takes next step toward coal divestment

Anglo American has reportedly hired Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Centerview Partners – all previously brokers to the company – for the sale of its steelmaking coal assets, which analysts value at as much as $5 billion, reported Reuters. In May, the miner’s CEO Duncan Wanblad said that it would soon sell off its five operating coal mines, development projects…

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