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  • Yokohama releases Galaxy LDSR 510 Tire for mining

    Yokohama releases Galaxy LDSR 510 Tire for mining

    Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America has released its Galaxy LDSR 510, a new, all-steel dozer and loader radial for surface mining in sizes 17.5R25, 20.5R25 and 23.5R25.  The non-directional tread pattern provides “outstanding traction” in both forward and reverse, “enhancing efficiency” in digging, loading and carrying operations, said Dhananjay Bisht, product manager – earthmoving, construction and industrial tires for Yokohama Off-Highway. “The…

  • Caterpillar producers 1,000th motor grader for Oz customer 

    Caterpillar producers 1,000th motor grader for Oz customer 

    Caterpillar executives and motor grade production team members assembled at the OEM’s Decator, Ill., facility to celebrate the production and sale of its 1,000th Cat 24 motor grader, which is headed for the Rio Tinto’s Pilbara operations in Perth, Australia. Read full article.

  • Powerscreen, German network prepping for bauma

    Powerscreen, German network prepping for bauma

    Mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment provider Powerscreen will attend bauma 2022 in Munich, Germany, 24-30 October at the Messe München trade fair centre. Alongside its German distributors Kölsch and Christophel, Powerscreen will be based out of Booth FN. 1024/1 at the outdoor area of the exhibition. Joe Cassidy, Powerscreen International sales director, said: “We are delighted to be participating…

  • Eriez Australia opens sales, service facility in Perth

    Eriez Australia opens sales, service facility in Perth

    U.S.-headquartered Eriez and its Eriez Australia subsidiary have opened the company’s newest location, a sales and service centre in Perth. Read full article.

  • Monarch’s Beaufor transitioning to C&M

    Monarch’s Beaufor transitioning to C&M

    Citing financial and operational challenges – and just weeks after announcing it would slow down operations at the mine due to technical, mechanical and procurement issues – Monarch Mining has confirmed it is suspending mining at the Quebec gold mine and is placing it on care and maintenance. Read full article.

  • MSHA Reports Seventh Machinery Death of 2022

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has reported that on August 4, a mine manager at Wooten Sand & Gravel Inc., Miller County, Ark. died while performing maintenance on a bulldozer. Read full article.

  • Krebs appointed NMA board chairman

    Krebs appointed NMA board chairman

    The National Mining Association (NMA) has elected Coeur Mining’s Mitchell Krebs as the chairman of its board of directors. Read full article.

  • Lynas Rare Earths’ Japanese backers increase investment

    Lynas Rare Earths’ Japanese backers increase investment

    State-owned Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (JOGMEC) and trading house Sojitz Corp. have invested an additional US$9 million in Lynas Rare Earths to support the Australian miner’s Mt Weld project, reported Reuters. Read full article.

  • BMA workers to vote on strike action

    Job security, working conditions and more are at the heart of a potential strike action by workers at four mines in the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) met coal operations portfolio in Australia. Read full article.

  • Rio Tinto invests $55M to add underground mining at Kennecott

    Rio Tinto invests $55M to add underground mining at Kennecott

    Rio Tinto has announced a major growth plan for its Kennecott copper complex outside of Salt Lake City, Utah – an expansion to mining that will also take its efforts underground, which it said holds “potential for significant and attractive underground development.” Read full article.