New foaming system for dust suppression in crushing & conveying hits the market

The issue of dust at mining sites – be it open cut or underground – is as ancient as the industry itself. What changed, however, is our understanding of the health risks associated with the exposure to dust from mining and quarrying operations. Not only for the workers, but also the neighbouring communities.

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Minnovare launches new production Optimiser™ System

Minnovare has officially launched its new Production Optimiser system for the underground metalliferous mine market. The revolutionary new system, suitable for installation on all production rig makes and models, substantially reduces blast hole drilling deviation, which in turn reduces average dilution and downtime including reduced secondary drill and blasts, whilst improving overall fragmentation and ore recovery.

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ABB deploys microgrid with large battery energy storage in Australia

ABB has supplied a containerised microgrid solution to support a gas-fired power station to optimise and automate its operations, increase energy efficiency, reduce fossil fuel consumption and enable uninterrupted power supply from Alinta Energy’s Newman Power Station, which supplies mining operations in the Pilbara.

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