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Future-proofing Potash Mining: The Need for Intelligent Operations Ten billion tons of potash reserves. Put another way, reserves that exceed global annual production by more than 300 times. And...

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Mining Markets

Palladium Overtakes PlatinumWith the exception of lead and zinc, which posted month-on-month gains of $146 per metric ton (mt) and $77.50/mt, respectively, most metals gave up some of the August...
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Mining Operations & Strategies

Calculating Mine-site Volumes From Space Satellite imaging provides a safe, fast and cost-effective alternative to ground-based open-pit mining surveys In today’s competitive commodities...

Suppliers Report

Belzona Repairs Barrick Slurry Tank Belzona repaired a slurry tank damaged by corrosion at Barrick Gold Corp.’s Dominican Republic mine, Pueblo Viejo. The tank was used to neutralize acidic sludge to a...
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Mining Equipment Gallery

New Rotary Blasthole Drill Caterpillar announced its new MD6310 rotary blasthole drill enables efficiency and productivity improvements. Cat electronics deliver advanced troubleshooting for...

Fuel Warmer Enhances Cold-weather Engine Operation


Arctic Fox has released its Hot Fox in-tank/in-line fuel warmer with auxiliary standpipe, designed to provide heated fuel for both main engine and fuel-fired coolant pre-heaters, cab warmers or other fuel-dependent products.

Fuel warmers, according to the company, provide protection against fuel gelling problems associated with cold weather operation, and enable users to reduce the use of blended fuel and winter fuel additives. Product features include availability with a 2-mm or 4-mm I.D. auxiliary fuel tube to accommodate most diesel-fired coolant preheaters; stainless steel construction for durability and compatibility with all fuels and additives; low profile (51-mm) mounts on vehicles with reduced clearance between fuel tank and cab; and easy installation in the fuel tank through a standard fuel gauge sending-unit opening.
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From the Editor

Western Australia Seeks Gold Royalty Increase The last few years have been difficult for gold miners and really tough for gold explorers. This holds true for the miners in gold districts near Kalgoorlie and Coolgardie in Western Australia. And, just as they say they are beginning to feel the effects of recently implemented optimization programs and a...
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Exploration Roundup

Osisko Drilling 400,000 m at Windfall Lake Osisko Mining has reported numerous favorable results from an ongoing, 400,000-meter (m) drill program at its Windfall Lake gold project in Urban Township,...

This Month in Coal Mining

Whitehaven Posts Impressive Results Whitehaven Coal, Australia’s leading independent coal company with five operating mines in northwest New South Wales, has reported a net profit after tax of...