EVENTS - Strong early bauma China interest

Although the pace of growth on the Chinese market is slower than previous years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is still predicting GDP there to expand by 7.3% in 2014. This positive picture is not without impact on the situation as regards applications to exhibit at bauma China, which takes place from November 25 to 28 in Shanghai.

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PRODUCTS – Tiger Fluids aids Ok Tedi drilling

Diamond drilling performance at Ok Tedi Mining’s near-mine exploration lease Townsville has been progressing exceptionally well. With the guidance and use of a specific mud program created by Tiger Fluids, the current drilling contractor Deepcore Drilling (PNG) has drilled 12 consecutive holes with minimal downhole issues and excellent core recovery. This continued drilling success had previously been unattainable.

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SUPPLIERS - Hexagon to acquire Mintec

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies, has entered into an agreement to acquire Mintec Inc, a resource modelling, optimization, mine planning and scheduling software developer for the mining industry.

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INDONESIA - Wetar cathode production resumes

The 3000 tonnes/annum commercial solvent extraction/electrowinning (SX-EW) plant at Finders Resources’ Wetar Copper Project commenced cathode production on March 31. The plant is processing solution from heaps of newly stacked ore.

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