Mining


Nouveau Monde Signs Collaboration Agreement with Caterpillar

Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. and Caterpillar Inc. have signed an agreement pursuant to which Caterpillar will develop, test and produce Cat "zero-emission machines" for the Matawinie graphite mine, with a view to becoming the exclusive supplier of an all-electric mining fleet for deployment at Nouveau Monde's Matawinie mine by 2028....


Metso Outotec Signs Global Partnership With AM King

Metso Outotec and AM King, a leading marketplace for surplus mining and processing equipment globally, have entered into a global partnership agreement covering spares, wears, repairs and field service recommendations for AM King brokered mill and crusher sales, irrespective of the OEM....


Caterpillar's MINExpo Experience Features Equipment, Technology That Drive Sustainability

Themed "Together, we're mining better," Caterpillar's MINExpo 2021 experience celebrates the company's partnership with mines and the ways it assists customers to mine more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably....


NioCorp Buys Key Nebraska Land Parcel for Project

NioCorp Developments Ltd. announced that it has formally closed on the purchase of a key land parcel associated with the company's Elk Creek superalloy materials project. With this acquisition, NioCorp now owns the surface land on which the project's mine infrastructure and supporting operations will be located once sufficient project financing is obtained to allow the project to proceed....


Rio Tinto to Build Tellurium Plant at Kennecott Mine Site

Rio Tinto will begin construction on a new plant that will recover tellurium, a critical mineral used in solar panels, from copper refining at its Kennecott mine near Salt Lake City, Utah. Rio Tinto is investing $2.9 million to set up the plant, which will recover tellurium as a by-product of copper smelting, extracting a valuable mineral from waste streams....


VIDEO: Tsurumi's LH Series Pumps Save Illinois Coal Mine Dewatering Costs

A coal mine in central Illinois is making huge annual savings of approximately $90,000 after switching to Tsurumi LH-6110 pumps for its underground dewatering needs. Tsurumi high-head submersible pumps were installed more than three years ago to combat the extremely harsh application environment and have proved to be the ideal solution for the site's operations....


Caterpillar Surpasses $3B Tonnes Hauled Autonomously by Cat Command for Hauling Trucks

Caterpillar announced an additional 1 billion tonnes of material hauled by autonomous trucks using Cat MineStar Command for hauling, surpassing the 3 billion tonnes milestone. This achievement is joined by an expansion of the types of commodities hauled autonomously across a growing number of Cat mining truck class sizes, as well as other brands of mining equipment....


VIDEO: CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence Awards Kick Off Activities At Virtual CIMVTL2

CIM 2021 is going virtual, and the CIM-Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence award program started the virtual conference on April 29 at 7:00 p.m. EDT, through the support of sponsors Caterpillar, Finning Cat and Toromont Cat....


Terex Trucks to Expand Its Footprint in Canada

After a quieter 2020, many sectors in Canada are preparing to ramp up operations. In Ontario, the country's second-largest province, several major construction and mining projects are on the horizon....


Cat 992 Wheel Loader Increases Productivity Up to 32 Percent

Building on a more than half-century legacy, the new Cat 992 wheel loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32 percent greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10 percent and offers up to 48 percent greater payload-per-fuel efficiency than the earlier model 992K, according to the manufacturer....






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