Mining & Metals News

Dig in for the latest news on mining and metals, related to the extraction and processing of iron ore and coke coal; precious metals, such as gold, silver, diamond and uranium; as well copper, zinc, nickel and titanium; and non-metallic mineral manufacturing. Discover the latest on business intelligence, innovations, partnerships, products and services for the mining and metals industry.

Molybdenum-Tantalum: the Corrosion-Resistant Material for CIGS Solar Cells

Thanks to its good adhesion to glass and a high electrical conductivity, molybdenum is the back contact material in CIGS solar cells. However, exposed to corrosive atmospheres molybdenum can be prone to oxidation. In order to avoid negative effects during the manufacturing process and the solar module operation, PLANSEE has developed a material with improved corrosion resistance. - April 04, 2012 - PLANSEE SE

Gold: The Hottest Commodity in the World, in Business Review India

In their recent issue, Business Review India takes pride in featuring the article on gold, the oldest precious metal that is valued as a global currency and a commodity. Gold is considered to be a valuable and highly sought after precious metal for coinage, jewelry and other forms of art. This... - April 03, 2012 - WDM Group

Public Fears of Nuclear Power in the Uranium Mining Industry, in March's Issue of Energy Digital

This month, Energy Digital takes a second look at the uranium market and the importance of nuclear energy. Despite what many may think about nuclear power - in light of Fukushima's nuclear reactor meltdown incident earlier this year - it remains an integral part of the world's power supply. - April 03, 2012 - WDM Group

Mining Social Networking Site MillCost.com Launch

The world’s first Mining Social Networking Site, www.millcost.com, has now launched. Millcost includes a Microsite Directory, Forum, Article submission, and tools for the Mining Industry to collaborate. - March 30, 2012 - Mill Cost

A2LA Accreditation Expanded for Testing Services at Laboratory Testing Inc.

Laboratory Testing Inc. has expanded its A2LA accreditation to include an array of mechanical testing, metallurgical testing and chemical testing services. The testing laboratory has been A2LA accredited for dimensional testing and calibration services for over 20 years. - March 29, 2012 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Sino-Sud Resources Releases Preliminary Results on Latest Geological Survey

A series of tertiary geological surveys was commissioned by Sino-Sud Resources for the area now referred to as "branch tunnel 187," after preliminary surveys revealed an unusually high concentration of trace indicator material. - March 29, 2012 - Sino-Sud Resources

Nitti Safety Footwear Introduces New External Metatarsal Guard

Nitti Safety Footwear, a Singaporean safety footwear brand with global distribution introduces its latest innovation: an external metatarsal guard suitable for their complete line of safety shoes. - March 28, 2012 - Nitti (Asia) Pte Ltd

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Visits FEECO International

Tuesday, February 28, Governor Scott Walker, of Wisconsin, visited FEECO International, to talk about the importance that mining holds for companies like FEECO, and for people all around the state. - March 16, 2012 - FEECO International, Inc

Fike to Speak at 2012 PRB Coal Users' Group Conference

Bruce McLelland, Fike’s National Accounts Sales Manager for Explosion Protection, will be presenting at the 2012 PRB Coal Users Group Conference, on May 16th in Baltimore, Maryland. - March 08, 2012 - Fike

Filter Press Manufacturer Diemme Filtration Acquired by Passavant-Geiger

Filter Press Manufacturer Diemme Filtration Acquired by Passavant-Geiger

Passavant-Geiger, leader in environmental technology and wastewater treatment, part of the Bilfinger Berger Facility Services Group, acquired a majority stake in Diemme Filtration, a company specialized in filter press manufacturing and sludge dewatering technologies. - March 02, 2012 - Diemme Filtration

Luminart Corp. Operations Manager Brandon Bentley Gives Follow-Up Interview on the Big Biz Radio Talk Show with Updated Information on Recent Developments in North Dakota

Luminart Corp. Operations Manager Brandon Bentley Gives Follow-Up Interview on the Big Biz Radio Talk Show with Updated Information on Recent Developments in North Dakota

Luminart Corp. Operations Manager Brandon Bentley shares progress updates with Big Biz radio talk show. - February 25, 2012 - Luminart

Luminart Corp. Launches 1st of Many Radio and T.V. Interviews to Share in Depth Information and Updates About the Company's Progress in North Dakota

Luminart Corp. Operations Manager Brandon Bentley gives exclusive interview on the Big Biz radio talk show. - February 21, 2012 - Luminart

Working Towards the African Mining Vision

Launching, Operational Excellence in Mining Summit 2012 - February 04, 2012 - Fleming Gulf

New Gold Test XRF Analyzer Features Newest Detection Technology

Quickshot XRF releases a new X-ray Fluorescence analyzer developed for precious metal analysis with Silicon Drift Detection technology. The QSX-295Tplus provides 10 second measurement times with a high degree of accuracy on all metals. - February 02, 2012 - Quickshot XRF Analyzers

Industrial Accessories Company World News: Air Pollution Control

IAC has designed and fabricated 12 Bin-Vent Dust Collectors to be strategically placed for confined space at a copper concentrate mine, Compañia Minera Condestable S.A. in Cañete, Peru. The collectors will ventilate the following applications: Crushing Area Material Transfer... - January 18, 2012 - Industrial Accessories Company

Sino-Sud Resources Preparing for Next Phase of Ecuador Project

With the second ecological study successfully completed, Sino-Sud Resources is clear to proceed to the next phase of the massive gold exploration and mining project in the Napo Province of Ecuador. - January 14, 2012 - Sino-Sud Resources

Sino-Sud Resources Recaps Gold Prices for 2011

China=based Sino-Sud Resources reported a year end annualized gold price increase of over ten percent in spite of a major correction earlier in the year. - January 02, 2012 - Sino-Sud Resources

Arc Welding Equipment & Filler Metals: Frost & Sullivan Forecasts Steady Global Market Growth

Bright prospects lie ahead, with the global market expected to increase from $11.70 billion of 2010 to $19.29 billion by 2017. - December 14, 2011 - Frost & Sullivan

Catamount Consulting to Hold Safety Training Conference

Two-day Spring Thaw Safety Training Conference will serve professionals in the mining, safety and construction industries. - December 09, 2011 - Catamount Consulting, LLC

Groot Group, Otavi Town Council, Andre Neethling Trust, and SDS Group Form a Joint Venture for Africa's Largest Steel Mill in Otavi, Namibia

SMS Group South Africa, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Germany based SMS Group and Italy based Danieli seek to provide the Otavi Steel Plant with the needed steel making technology and equipment, while South Africa-based Scorpion Mineral Processing has been selected for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) for the Otavi Steel Mill Plant. - December 04, 2011 - Groot Systems (Pty) Ltd

Laboratory Testing Inc. President Receives ASM Eisenman Award for Work in the Metals Industry

Laboratory Testing Inc. president received the ASM Philadelphia Chapter 2011 Eisenman Award in recognition of dedicated service to ASM, foresight, leadership and promotion of the metals industry and metallurgical education. - November 10, 2011 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Walter T. Plummer Has Recently Been Recognized by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Publication

Walter T. Plummer, of Chilliwack, British Columbia, has recently been included in Strathmore’s Who’s Who Registry for his outstanding contributions and achievements in field of Mining. About Walter T. Plummer Walter T. Plummer is President of RMS-Ross Corporation, a designer,... - November 06, 2011 - Strathmore Who's Who

Universal Recycling & Scrap Iron Corp Acquires Scrap Yard in NJ

Universal Recycling & Scrap Iron Corp., a subsidiary of Universal Wrecking Corp., recently took over ownership and operation of the former Cosmos Green Acres scrap yard located at 23 Double Trouble Road, Bayville, NJ 08721. Hours of operation are M – F 7am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 2pm. - November 04, 2011 - Universal Recycling & Scrap Iron Corp.

Frost & Sullivan Hosts Analyst Briefing: Key Growth Accelerators in the Global Welding Consumables Market

When: November 2011 at 2pm GMT Location: Online, with free registration Presenter: Ruth Shilpa Sudhakar, Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan The evolving end-user industries and emerging technologies are materializing the needs for customized filler metals, which are to be addressed and met at... - November 02, 2011 - Frost & Sullivan

Foundation, Alto Drill 0.5 m of 254 g/t Au at Iris

Foundation, Alto drill 0.5 m of 254 g/t Au at Iris - October 29, 2011 - Alto Ventures

La Quinta Intersects 13.8% Copper at Carruther’s Pass, B.C. VMS Project

La Quinta Resources Corporation is pleased to report that it has received the first assays from drilling completed at the Carruthers Pass, B.C. volcanogenic massive sulphide (“VMS”) project in August 2011. Initial core samples from pilot holes drilled into the Slab target were split and sent to ALS Minerals Laboratories in North Vancouver, B.C. - October 27, 2011 - La Quinta Resource Corporation

Russian Diamond Market: Rich Kimberlite Deposits Brighten Prospects, Says Frost & Sullivan

The market is expected to reach $5.74 billion in 2015 – Deployment of modern equipment will be essential for productive outcomes in mining low-grade ore. - October 26, 2011 - Frost & Sullivan

BDA Advises Materion on Acquisition of EIS Optics in China

Business Development Asia LLC ("BDA") is pleased to announce that its client, Materion Corporation (NYSE: MTRN; "Materion"), one of the world’s premier advanced materials companies, has acquired EIS Optics Limited from a group of financial investors including Fleming... - October 21, 2011 - BDA Partners Ltd

Alto Confirms Large Gold System at Miner Lake, Ontario

Mr. Mike Koziol reports Alto Confirms Large Gold System at Miner Lake, Ontario. Alto Ventures Ltd. has released results from the 2011 summer exploration programs on its 100-per-cent-owned Miner Lake property located in the Beardmore-Geraldton gold belt, Ontario. The programs consisted of extensive... - October 20, 2011 - Alto Ventures

UBK Resources Co. Announces Agreement to Merge with UBK Resources S.R.L. Bolivia

Two companies have entered into a Share Exchange agreement. Together, the merged company will explore and develop natural resources in Bolivia. - October 07, 2011 - UBK Resources Co.

New Alliance in the Building Sector - ELSIA Supports the Launch of the METALS FOR BUILDINGS Alliance

METALS FOR BUILDINGS is the European metals alliance for recyclable & sustainable buildings, recently launched. It brings together nine European Metals Associations that are active in the building sector, in order to promote the unique strengths of metal products for recyclable &... - October 06, 2011 - European Lead Sheet Industry Association

Everett Resources Announces Completion of Flow-Through Private Placement

Everett Resources Ltd. (“Everett”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") by issuing 6,345,453 units ("Units") at a price of $0.055 per Unit for gross proceeds of $349,000.00. Each Unit consists of one common... - October 06, 2011 - Everett Resources Ltd.

Forum Uranium Extends Drill Program, Stakes More Ground

Forum Uranium Corp. has completed staking of more ground in the prolific Kiggavik uranium camp west of Baker Lake, Nunavut. The new claims were staked due to new interpretations for the potential of the area, fueled by Cameco's new discoveries along the major N070 Andrew Lake fault, immediately... - September 24, 2011 - Forum Uranium

AVX Commits to "Solutions for Hope Project" Through Use of Conflict-Free DRC Tantalum Ore

AVX Corporation today announced that it has taken delivery of the first shipment of verified conflict-free DRC tantalum ore from the "Solutions for Hope Project" through the secure "closed pipe" supply line. AVX is also pleased to announce that four additional leading technology... - September 15, 2011 - AVX

Precision Metal Products Manufacturers Look Forward to AMSN's Marketing Program

Companies finding CNC machining solutions delivered in 1 to 3 days provided by job shops registered by the American Machine Shops Network. - September 14, 2011 - IndustrialLeaders.com

Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd Acquired the Outstanding 39% of Their Exploration License

GMEL is a mineral exploration and development company which aims at unlocking mineral rich resources in Greenland. - September 02, 2011 - Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd

JETprotect Corporation Provides ActiveSentry™ VFR™ Wide Area Security for Libyan Petroleum Assets

JETprotect Corporation Provides ActiveSentry™ VFR™ Wide Area Security for Libyan Petroleum Assets

JETprotect, an innovator in the field of high tech surveillance equipment and analytics, announced today the application of their newest product – ActiveSentry™ Virtual Fence Radar™ for Libyan Petroleum Assets. - August 31, 2011 - JETprotect

Eos Group Inc. and Nomitech Announce Partnership

Eos Group Inc. and Nomitech Announce Partnership

Eos Group is pleased to announce their new relationship as the strategic partner for Nomitech in the United States and Canada. The partnership with Nomitech expands Eos Group’s ability to engage global clients with a solution that aligns well with both North American and International... - August 29, 2011 - Eos Group

Midwest Meets Rigorous BNSF Coal-Dust Mitigation Standards

Soil-Sement® is the only dust-control solution currently in use in Powder River Basin; Less product + greater control efficiency = lowest total cost per ton - August 27, 2011 - Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc.

Government Approval for Environmental and Social Impact Assessments on the Kvanefield Project

The Greenland Government approves Terms of Reference for environmental and social impact assessments on the Kvanefield project. Environmental and social impact assessments are significant components of an ultimate feasibility study. Bureau of Minerals and Petroleum has laid down the guidelines of... - August 27, 2011 - Greenland Minerals and Energy Ltd

Heyl & Patterson Signs Representative Agreement with Tecnagent in Chile

Heyl & Patterson of Pittsburgh, PA, USA signs an exclusive representative agreement with Tecnagent of Santiago, Chile to enhance the sales of thermal processing systems to the mining industry in Chile. - August 25, 2011 - Heyl & Patterson Inc.

Everett Announces Private Placements and Completion of 4,000,000 Units

Everett Resources Ltd. (“Everett”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed two non-brokered placements of its securities. The first a flow-through private placement of up to $770,000 of its securities consisting of the sale of 14,000,000 units at a price of $0.055 per unit, each unit... - August 23, 2011 - Everett Resources Ltd.

Sensidyne Releases New Coal Mine Safety Instrument

Sensidyne, LP, a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial health and safety equipment, releases the CDEM-1000 for sale. The Sensidyne CDEM-1000 Coal Dust Explosibility Meter is a portable, handheld, easy-to-use instrument, designed to provide a direct indication of the potential... - August 20, 2011 - Sensidyne, LP

Solder Direct Upgrades Website

Solder Direct Launches New Website Solder Direct, the e-commerce website for Kapp Alloy & Wire, Inc. of Oil City, PA, recently launched a new website. The site is a complete overhaul of the previous e-commerce website, and includes features like an updated shopping cart, product search... - August 18, 2011 - Kapp Alloy & Wire, Inc

Genesis Rare Diamonds Announces Winners of 50+ Show Natural Colour Diamond Giveaway

Genesis Rare Diamonds Announces Winners of 50+ Show Natural Colour Diamond Giveaway

Genesis Rare Diamonds specializes in the sale of the finest Natural Fancy Colour Diamonds as an alternative hard physical asset that astute investors worldwide are realizing is a valuable addition to hold as part of their investment portfolios. They recently appeared at the 50+ show in London, United Kingdom, to have the opportunity to meet and greet some of their English clientele, and open the door to many new ones in the European market. - August 08, 2011 - Genesis Rare Diamonds

Breakthrough Indentation Yield Strength Test by Nanovea

Nanovea introduced its patent pending breakthrough method of reliably acquiring yield strength through indentation; ultimately replacing the traditional tensile testing machine for yield strength measurement. - July 30, 2011 - NANOVEA

Brechbuhler Scales Offers Equipment for a Portion of the Marcellus Shale Project

Brechbuhler Scales offers scales for a portion of the Marcellus Shale project. The rail track scales manufactured by B-TEK Scale weigh sand for the fracking work in Pennsylvania. - July 23, 2011 - Brechbuhler Scales, Inc

Lucky Strike Signs Definitive Agreements to Acquire Coal Properties in Mongolia

Lucky Strike Resources Ltd. (“Lucky Strike” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LKY) announces that it has signed Definitive Agreements with five private Mongolian companies (the “Vendors”) to acquire 80 percent interest in six mining exploration licenses and coal... - July 12, 2011 - Lucky Strike Resources Ltd

Diamond Dealers Club of New York and Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association Make Historic Agreement

Diamond Dealers Club of New York and Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association Make Historic Agreement

The Diamond Dealers Club of New York (DDC) and the Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association of New York (IDCA) met at the DDC’s Fifth Avenue Executive Suite today to conclude an agreement that allows members of each organization to become members of the other. The DDC has been the... - July 11, 2011 - TransGuardian, Inc.

Diamond Dealers Club of New York and TransGuardian Present US-India Development Plans to Consulate General of India and State Bank of India in New York

Diamond Dealers Club of New York and TransGuardian Present US-India Development Plans to Consulate General of India and State Bank of India in New York

Representatives of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York (DDC) and TransGuardian had top-level meetings today with the Consulate General of India and the State Bank of India (SBI) in New York. The DDC, established in 1931, is the world’s premier diamond exchange, located in the heart of New... - June 29, 2011 - TransGuardian, Inc.

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