From the Editor

During October, many Canadians voted for change and they got it. Justin Trudeau unseated incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Liberal Party secured a majority in the House of Commons of the Canadian parliament, winning 184 of 338 seats. Canada’s federal political system will experience a major upheaval as a different group takes...
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Process Solutions

ABB announced it is launching an advanced control package embedded within a variable-speed drive. Called SmartMill, it utilizes real-time data for continuous control of individual grinding mills,...

Mining Equipment Gallery

Rexnord has incorporated remote-reset functionality into its Autogard 820 Series torque limiter, designed for high-torque, heavy-duty applications such as mining to help protect equipment during...
Joy Global recently debuted its newest offering for the hard rock mining market, the Joy 16TD truck. Based on the popular DT-1804 truck model, the 16TD features lower hood lines for improved...

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Suppliers Report

The Timken Co. has introduced its full Revolvo split cylindrical roller bearing housed unit line to the North American marketplace. Timken added the Revolvo line, which is well-known across Europe, to...
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Mining Markets

The International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG) held its 60th session in Lisbon, Portugal, during October, which included a meeting of the group’s statistical and forecasting committee to review the...
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Brazil Mining

Brazil’s immense resource base, and enormous economic and political clout are creating a mining powerhouse that could dominate for generations.


This report was researched and prepared by Global Business Reports ( for Engineering & Mining Journal. Editorial researched and written by Marina Borrell Falco, Matilde Mereguetti, Caroline Stern and Ozgur Erguney. On the cover, at Fortaleza de Minas, Votorantim Metals produces nickel for the company’s Niquelândia plant. (Photo courtesy of Votorantim)

This Month in Coal Mining

An Australian company, Paringa Resources, which owns the new Buck Creek No. 1 steam coal underground operation in western Kentucky set to begin construction in 2016, announced it had secured a...