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Hexagon introduces 3D camera

The Hexagon’s Mining division has strengthened its leadership in production material monitoring and measurement by introducing HxGN MineMeasure Detect, a 3D camera hardware, software and data solution. MineMeasure Detect enables real-time optimization for plant production with automated digital-image analysis offering continuous, accurate and rapid measurement of oversize, volume, rock fragmentation …

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Ultra compact infrared camera for the metal industry now on offer

Instrotech is now offering OPTRIS PI 1M IR camera, especially suited to measuring the temperature of metals, as these exhibit a distinctly higher emissivity at the short measurement wavelength of 1μm than at measurements in the previously conventional wavelength range of 8 – 14 μm. According to the manufacturer, the …

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FQM Backs New Dawn Zambia Government with $1.35 Billion of New Investment

Renewed confidence in Zambia’s investment climate has prompted the nation’s largest copper miner to unveil a trailblazing US$1.35 billion package of new projects. First Quantum Minerals this week approved plans to invest US$1.25 billion in its long-awaited expansion of Kansanshi’s operations in Solwezi – known as the ‘S3’ project – …

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Metso Outotec to deliver copper electrowinning technology to Africa

Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of advanced electrowinning equipment to a copper cathode production plant in Africa. The order value amounting to approximately EUR 11 million is booked in Minerals’ Q2/2022 orders received. Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery includes the supply of basic engineering and …

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There is a new industry standard in compressed air efficiency – Atlas Copco’s GA 22 to 37 VSDs

Delivering energy savings of up to 60% and an increase in Free Air Delivery (FAD) of up to 21%, (compared to fixed-speed models), Atlas Copco’s the new GA 22 – 37 VSDs (Variable Speed Drive) air compressor range is in an efficiency class of its own. Along with its ultra-efficiency, …

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Following 3 months of gruelling underground testing, SKF MUDBLOCK seals the deal

SKF recently secured an order for 600 MUDBLOCK cassette seals after these reliable products delivered excellent results during a punishing underground mining field test over a three-month period. SKF was asked by a long-standing customer, who is a leading supplier of braking systems for off-highway, industrial and underground mining equipment …

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SKF’s adjustable chocks allow easy mounting

According to a statement released by the country’s Official Receiver on Thursday, Milingo Lungu, the provisional liquidator of Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), has been suspended. Zambia’s previous government, which owns 20% of KCM through state-owned mining investment firm ZCCM-IH, turned the company over to Lungu in 2019, reigniting a …

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Smart Technology Transforms Access to Energy

Changing the face of energy consumption and innovation demands big and bold ideas. It asks that organisations, sectors, and service providers invest in solutions that change how energy is consumed, created, and managed. And the mining sector has been meeting these big and bold requests head-on. This sector, facing complex …

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BME enables access to virtual online technical services

BME, an Omnia Group firm, is now offering technical blasting services online, allowing the industry to gain access to skilled specialists through virtual consultations and solutions. According to D. Scott Scovira, BME’s Global Manager for Blasting Science, the service is an integral aspect of the company’s recently redesigned website. “Our …

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Hexagon signs partnership with Fatigue Science

Hexagon’s Mining division has partnered with Fatigue Science, a leader in fatigue and performance predictive analytics and fatigue management information systems. Combined with its real-time operator alertness and collision avoidance solutions, Hexagon will now be able to help customers further protect and optimize their people and equipment with Fatigue Science’s …

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