Komatsu redesigns Joy 02ESV scoop

With key benefits including longer times between charges, improved performance and optimum operator comfort, the Joy 02ESV has been updated, redesigned and re-released by Komatsu. Ideal for soft-rock mining applications, the 240-volt machine comes in three models: the 02ESV36, 02ESV56 and 02ESV60. The trio offer bucket capacities of 120-165 cubic feet, respectively, with maximum payloads of 18.2 to 28.7 t. All…

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Bayhorse silver mine completes mill refurb

Just 90 days after receiving its initial permit to build, Canadian miner Bayhorse Silver has completed the new upgraded milling facility in Payette, Idaho, and has restarted milling operations at the site which supports its nearby Bayhorse mine in Oregon. During the building period, the company said it processed a substantial amount of silver material through its Steinert ore sorter;…

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Weir commits to SBTi

In tandem with its mission to continue reducing its climate impact, Weir Group has committed itself to the Science Based Targets initiative, which its CEO said will transform its environmental footprint moving forward. The company will set its emissions reduction targets in line with those of the Paris Agreement, and that will be over and above Weir’s already-existing Scope 1…

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Vale treading water as Brazilian rains continue

A deluge of heavy rainfall in southeastern Brazil is having an impact on the iron ore industry in the region, with Vale being one of the miners to idle operational processes – and keep a keen eye on its dams. The producer said 10 January that it has partially halted trains on the Estrada de Ferro Vitória a Minas railway…

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Miners News: Top 5 of 2021

This past year has been an exciting one for the staff of SEMCO Publishing and North American Mining magazine, and even more so for Miners News, which at the time of this writing is just over four months old. Despite its relative youth, Miners News had a tremendous growth in readership and interest. Here are the Top 5 North American…

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ASGCO Offers Super-Skalper HD Belt Cleaner

The patented Super-Skalper blade from ASGCO provides carry-back removal for high-speed belts and large-head pulleys typically found in above- and below-ground mining operations. The E-Z Torque HD Tensioner is patented, made of 304 stainless steel, torsion springs that allow the blades to self-adjust throughout the entire life of the blade. Features and benefits include: Durability – The large one-piece or three-piece…

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