World Coal Association adds Seriti, Barloworld

Industry advocacy group the World Coal Association has welcomed two new members to its fold, both from South Africa: operator Seriti Resources and processing and services group Barloworld. According to WCA CEO Michelle Manook, the addition of Seriti and Barloworld uncovers a “new vanguard” of coal operatives “who understand that coal must transition through an understanding of the total contribution…

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Caterpillar acquires Tangent Energy Solutions

Caterpillar Inc. has acquired Tangent Energy Solutions, an energy-as-a-service (EaaS) company that provides customers with turnkey solutions for reducing energy costs, increasing energy efficiency, reducing emissions, monetizing electric grid support, and providing resiliency for customer operations. The acquisition of Tangent Energy also positions Caterpillar to work directly with utilities and energy providers to supply distributed energy resources (DERs) that rapidly…

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SSAB to host fossil-free steel webinar

Global steel producer SSAB has taken the lead in reducing the carbon footprint of the steel industry and aims to launch the world’s first fossil-free steel by around 2026. But how does fossil-free steel production actually work? And what’s the difference between green steel and fossil-free steel?  SSAB has announced a fact-packed webinar on May 24 at 15:00 CEST to…

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Copper Mark, RMI launch consultation period for draft RRA 

The Copper Mark and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) have jointly said that they have opened a public consultation period for its draft Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA) and revised Criteria for Responsible Minerals and Metals. The consultation period is open from 2 May to 1 July. With the revision, the two groups are hoping to get the RRA to be…

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Schenck Process sells mining unit to Sandvik

Schenck Process, a global company for sustainable, integrated measuring and process technology solutions, has signed an agreement for the sale of its Mining business to Swedish engineering group Sandvik. Upon completion of the transaction, which is expected to be in the second half of 2022, the acquired mining unit will be integrated into Sandvik’s Rock Processing Solutions business area. Schenck…

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CEEC launches sustainability podcast

Independent nonprofit industry advocacy group The Coalition for Eco Efficient Comminution (CEEC) has introduced a new podcast series on the topic of mining sustainability, which listeners can download free of charge beginning 2 May. Entitled CEECing Change – the Podcast where Industry Collaborates on Eco-efficient Minerals, the series has been created for those interested in sustainability with each episode featuring…

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MAJOR Offers On-Site Technical Services to Maximize Screening Performance

High-performance wire screening media manufacturer MAJOR works closely with its dealer network to offer complimentary on-site technical services for end users. Each program is designed to help producers and contractors in the aggregates, mining, construction and recycling industries to maximize uptime with their screen media and include local screening performance assessments, technical assistance, training workshops and more. “We strive to…

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Cat Offers Top Seven Ways to Prevent Equipment Downtime

Lost revenue. Costly repairs. Project delays. When a machine is down, it can result in unintended costs that impact your business and reputation. Learn to stop downtime before it happens – and identify issues before they turn into bigger problems. Caterpillar offers advice on its new blog. When a machine is down, it can result in unintended costs — from lost…

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Polydeck Touts Benefits of Injection Molding

Screen media plays a crucial role in efficiently segregating or separating minerals. Without a high-performance, durable screen material, frequent screen changes and unplanned downtime are inevitable. High-quality screen media maximizes run time, operating efficiency and profits while minimizing downtime and maintenance costs. Mining operations sacrifice thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to screen media maintenance issues and inefficient screening.…

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