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.

Tenke Fungurume and Ivanhoe Mines Big Winners at DRC Mining Industry Awards in Lubumbashi

Tenke Fungurume was named Mining Company of the Year for the second year in a row at the DRC Mining Industry Awards on Wednesday, while Ivanhoe claimed victory in two categories. The Managing Director of Ivanhoe Mines, Louis Watum, was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Ivanhoe also won the Clean Energy Project of the Year. - June 12, 2016 - DRC Mining Week

Wildcat Discovery Technologies Announces SuperTemp™ - New Electrolyte Formulations for BEV, PHEV, and Start/Stop Vehicle Systems

Wildcat Discovery Technologies Announces SuperTemp™ - New Electrolyte Formulations for BEV, PHEV, and Start/Stop Vehicle Systems

Wildcat’s new electrolyte discoveries improve cycle life at both temperature extremes - reducing cell impedance by 40% at -25 deg C and by 30% during 60 deg C storage tests. - June 10, 2016 - Wildcat Discovery Technologies

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016

Laboratory Testing Inc., an accredited destructive and non-destructive testing lab, will be showcasing its services at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hall 3, Booth E130. The Expo will be held at the Farnborough Aerodrome in Farnborough, Hampshire, UK from July 11-17, 2016. - June 09, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Large Delegation of South African Suppliers Taking Part in DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi in June

The South African Department of Trade and Industry is bringing a large delegation of South African suppliers to the mining and related sectors to the DRC Mining Week expo and conference that is taking place in the DRC mining hub of Lubumbashi from 8-9 June. The DRC Mining Week expo and conference... - June 02, 2016 - DRC Mining Week

Laboratory Testing Inc. Sponsors ASM Materials Camp at Drexel University

Laboratory Testing Inc. is proud to sponsor the 12th annual ASM Philadelphia Materials Camp for high school students interested in exploring the field of materials science and engineering. The event will take place at Drexel University on June 20 – 24, 2016 and includes lectures, lab sessions, an industry event and a project activity. LTI is a sustaining member of ASM International and has sponsored the event for several years. - May 28, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

DRC Mining Week to Celebrate Successes and Focus on Challenges of Mining Sector in Lubumbashi in June

Ivanhoe Mines, Tiger Resources, Tenke Fungurume, Randgold and Banro are just some of the mining pioneers in the DRC that have been named as finalists in this year’s coveted DRC Mining Industry Awards that will take place on 8 June in Lubumbashi. It is part of the DRC Mining Week expo and... - May 27, 2016 - DRC Mining Week

DRC Mining Community to Honour Top People and Projects at the Third DRC Mining Industry Awards in Lubumbashi in June

The mining industry in the DRC will once again honour its top industry leaders and projects at the DRC Mining Industry Awards that will take place at the high-level gala dinner on 8 June, during DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi, DRC. The awards bring together 150 of the industry’s most... - May 08, 2016 - DRC Mining Week

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at Rapid 3D 2016 in Booth #133

Laboratory Testing Inc. will be exhibiting their materials testing, non destructive testing and specimen machining services at the Rapid 3D expo in booth #133. The event is being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on May 17-19, 2016. - May 07, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Belleville Wire Cloth Partners with the ARC of New Jersey to Create New Opportunities

Belleville Wire Cloth has recently partnered with the Arc of New Jersey to open up new opportunities to citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of New Jersey is the states largest organization advocating for and serving citizens with disabilities and their families. - May 04, 2016 - Belleville Wire Cloth

Mesothelioma Victims Center Offers to Guide a Diagnosed US Navy Veteran Through the Mesothelioma Compensation Process to Ensure the Best Settlement

Mesothelioma Victims Center Offers to Guide a Diagnosed US Navy Veteran Through the Mesothelioma Compensation Process to Ensure the Best Settlement

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We want to educate all US Navy Veterans recently diagnosed with mesothelioma and/or their family about the compensation process. We also want to include shipyard and manufacturing workers in this group because they typically know exactly how or where they... - April 07, 2016 - Mesothelioma Victims Center

Laboratory Testing Inc.’s President Honored with SmartCEO’s Family Business Award

Laboratory Testing Inc. president and CEO, Mike McVaugh will be honored by the Philadelphia SmartCEO with the 2016 Family Business Award. The Awards program celebrate the distinguished achievements of 30 of Philadelphia’s top family businesses. - April 06, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Laboratory Testing Inc. Scheduled to Exhibit at Design-2-Part Show

The sales team from Laboratory Testing Inc. will display materials testing, nondestructive testing, and calibration services in Booth # 240 during the 2016 Design-2-Part Show. The event will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ on April 13-14, 2016. LTI is experienced with all types of metals and alloys and performs testing to industry standards. - April 02, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

DRC Mining Week: "We Believe in This Sector and in This Country"

“There is no doubt that 2016 is a challenging year for the mining sector and therefore, also for the DRC,” says Elodie Delagneau, event director for the upcoming DRC Mining Week that is taking place in June in Lubumbashi, the heart of DRC’s Katanga mining region. She continues:... - April 01, 2016 - DRC Mining Week

Laboratory Testing Inc. Hires Veteran Metallurgist as Mechanical Testing Manager

Laboratory Testing Inc. welcomes veteran metallurgist, Bill Stockdale, as Mechanical Testing Manager. Bill joins LTI with over 35 years of experience in testing, quality assurance, product and process development, and technical support for markets including aerospace, nuclear, medical implant and durable goods. - March 25, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Recently Diagnosed Persons to Call Them About the Best Possible Compensation and Information on New Treatment Options

Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Recently Diagnosed Persons to Call Them About the Best Possible Compensation and Information on New Treatment Options

The Belluck & Fox Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all individuals recently diagnosed with mesothelioma to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 to get clarity on what is involved in a mesothelioma compensation claim, as well as extremely good advice about where they should be receiving their... - March 24, 2016 - Mesothelioma Victims Center

Indodrill Establishes Subsidiary in Papua New Guinea

The Indodrill Group is pleased to announce the establishment of Indodrill Papua New Guinea Limited (‘Indodrill PNG’) based out of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Indodrill PNG was recently granted certification to carry out business in Papua New Guinea by the Investment Promotion... - March 23, 2016 - Indodrill Group Holdings Pte Ltd.

Dynamics Software Announces Solution for Newest Release of Microsoft Dynamics AX

Dynamics Software Announces Solution for Newest Release of Microsoft Dynamics AX

Dynamics Software, a leading provider of solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX, announced today that it will offer Dynamics Service for the newest release of Dynamics AX. - March 11, 2016 - Dynamics Software

Gold Mountain Recycling Inc. Announces Acquisition of Steel & Resources Co., Ltd.

Gold Mountain Recycling Inc. Announces Acquisition of Steel & Resources Co., Ltd.

Gold Mountain Recycling, Inc. located in Los Angeles and its Consortium take over Steel & Resources Co., Ltd. in South Korea. Steel & Resources Co., Ltd has announced that they have signed definitive acquisition contract pursuant to which the company will be acquired by Gold Mountain... - February 26, 2016 - Gold Mountain Recycling, Inc.

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at NACE Corrosion 2016 in Booth #942

Laboratory Testing Inc. will display corrosion testing services in Booth #942 during the NACE Corrosion 2016 Exposition. The show will take place at the Vancouver Convention Center in Vancouver, Canada on March 7-10, 2016. LTI offers a full array of corrosion analysis and testing to determine the susceptibility of materials to corrosion, to identify corrosive agents and more. - February 24, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Fastener Testing Article from Laboratory Testing Inc. Published by American Fastener Journal

American Fastener Journal published an article from Laboratory Testing Inc. in the January/February 2016 issue entitled “Verifying Quality and Reliability with Fastener Testing.” The article discusses the value of raw material and finished fastener testing in ensuring their safe and reliable use. - February 19, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Domin-Tex Opens Charleston SC Warehouse, Supporting Sales Offices for the Insulation Trade

Domin-Tex Insulation Corp., an importer of high-temperature and coated textiles has opened a warehouse in South Carolina to service fabricators and insulation specialty companies. Utilizing the Port of Charleston, Domin-Tex will play a critical role in effective supply chain management for clients... - February 03, 2016 - Domin-Tex Sales Co.

AGS Selects GemFind to Help Members with Online Marketing

AGS Selects GemFind to Help Members with Online Marketing

The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced a new strategic partnership with GemFind. As part of this agreement, AGS members now receive special pricing on GemFind’s web technology services, such as websites, social media marketing, web apps, and more. - January 29, 2016 - GemFind

ESdat Public & Client Portal: A Powerful Online Tool to Share Environmental Data with the Public or a Selected Audience

ESdat Public & Client Portal: A Powerful Online Tool to Share Environmental Data with the Public or a Selected Audience

The Shoalhaven City Council “Aquadata” branded Pubic Portal has now been operating for 12 months. Laboratory results are automatically received into ESdat Online Environmental Database Software, and council staff sent a notification triggering an internal review. Approved results are immediately displayed on the public interface. - January 25, 2016 - Earth Science Information Systems (EScIS)

Metallurgists at Laboratory Testing Inc. Receive GE Certification in Grain Size Evaluation

Two metallurgists from Laboratory Testing Inc. were certified by GE Aviation to perform Grain Size Evaluation. They successfully met the requirements of GE specification S-554 in order to perform evaluations in accordance with GE E50TF133 Issue S10. - January 10, 2016 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Organisers of iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum in Abuja Call Event “a Huge Boost for the Country’s Mining Sector”

“Gathering all the stakeholders to discuss the challenges and the way forward in Nigeria’s mining sector has been a huge boost in confidence for the industry and mining professionals in the country are very optimistic about the sector’s imminent rejuvenation.” This is... - December 06, 2015 - iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum

Stratistics MRC Announces Its New Report, "Coal Industry Global Market Outlook - Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Assessment"

According to Stratistics MRC, the factors that are favoring the Coal Industry market growth include rising electricity demand and rapid industrialization. - December 06, 2015 - Stratistics Market Research Consulting Pvt Ltd

Great Dykes Mining Company Announces Bushbuckridge Stainless Steel Project Milestone Pass

US$8 Billion Bushbuckridge Stainless Steel (BBRSS) Macro Beneficiation Project passes Proof of Concept milestone, progresses to next phase. - December 04, 2015 - Great Dykes Mining Company (Pty) Ltd

DRC Mining Week Launched After Hugely Successful iPAD DRC and Katanga Mining Week in October

The organisers of the hugely successful iPAD DRC and Katanga Mining Week have announced that the two longstanding mining events in this country are to merge into one strategic show, namely DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi from 8-9 June next year. “Thanks to the support of the DRC mining... - December 02, 2015 - DRC Mining Week

Laboratory Testing Inc. Scheduled to Exhibit at Power-Gen International 2015

Laboratory Testing Inc. will display materials testing, nondestructive testing and failure analysis services in Booth #4645 during the Power-Gen International Expo in Las Vegas, NV on December 8-10, 2015. LTI’s wide-range of testing services are used to inspect construction materials for power sites and to analyze parts that fail. - November 19, 2015 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

200 Mining Experts to Gather for iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum in Abuja Next Week

Some 200 mining experts will gather for the inaugural iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum in Abuja, Nigeria from 18-19 November as the industry expects to gather momentum in the near future. The upcoming iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum in partnership with PwC Nigeria, is regarded as a long overdue strategic... - November 14, 2015 - iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum

iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum: Can Nigeria Expect an Investment Boom in Its Mining Sector?

“Nigeria is perhaps the last remaining frontier for mineral investment in the region. With the wide occurrence of minerals and a history of mineral production, Nigeria presents a rare opportunity for serious investors and that opportunity is worth exploring.” This is according to... - November 07, 2015 - iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum

Seplat CEO Austin Avuru Confirmed for WAPIC Opening as Power Industry Investment Experts Gather in Lagos This Month

The organisers of the annual West African Power Industry Convention have announced that the celebrated CEO of Seplat Petroleum Development Company, Mr Austin Avuru, will address the opening session of the event on 24 November in Lagos. - November 07, 2015 - Future Energy Nigeria

IXG’s TECHSEC in Mining 2016 – International Conference on Technology Security in Mining

TECHSEC in Mining 2016 is a carefully designed event that will bring together leading stakeholders in mining sector on an exclusive platform, where they will discuss cutting edge technologies in mining security to take the industry forward. - November 05, 2015 - Information Exchange Group

Laboratory Testing Inc. Article in Forge Magazine

Laboratory Testing Inc.’s outside sales representative, Eric Aparnieks, published an article in the October 2015 issue of Forge. The article entitled “Commercial Testing of Forgings” discusses the principal mechanical properties of interest in the forging industry and the most commonly utilized test methods. - November 05, 2015 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Randgold Resources and Tenke Fungurume Big Winners at this Year’s DRC Mining Industry Awards at iPAD DRC

Randgold Resources Limited CEO Dr Mark Bristow was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the DRC Mining Industry Awards during a sold-out gala dinner ceremony on Thursday evening in Kinshasa. - October 18, 2015 - iPAD DRC

Rwandan Minister of Natural Resources Dr Vincent Biruta to highlight mining investment potential at iPAD Rwanda’s Mining Forum

"The most exciting project currently happening in the Rwandan mining sector is the transformation of the industry from an artisanal-mining dominated industry to a well-planned professional and mechanized industry,” says the Hon. Dr Vincent Biruta, Rwanda’s Minister of Natural Resources. - October 16, 2015 - iPAD Rwanda Energy Infrastucture Forum

Mining Invasion Expected in Lubumbashi Next Week as Katanga Mining Week Kicks Off

Hundreds of mining professionals, global partners, investors and suppliers will descend on Lubumbashi next week for the annual Katanga Mining Week at the Grand Karavia from 20-21 October. The mining community will gather to focus on the local challenges of the province as the copper and cobalt mining hub. - October 15, 2015 - Katanga Mining Week

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting in Booth #N19071 at the FabTech Expo

Laboratory Testing Inc. will be exhibiting their accredited materials and nondestructive testing, dimensional inspection and calibration services at the FabTech expo in Booth #N19071. The event is being held in Chicago, IL on November 9th – 12th. - October 14, 2015 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Finalists Announced in DRC Mining Industry Awards

Ivanhoe Mines, Tiger Resources and Tenke Fungurume are just some of the leading names in mining that have been nominated for the DRC Mining Industry Awards which will be announced at the gala dinner ceremony during iPAD DRC Mining & Infrastructure Indaba on 15 October in Kinshasa. The awards will take place for the second time and celebrate the top people and projects in the sector. - October 09, 2015 - iPAD DRC

Katy Spring’s Growing Fleet of Spring Manufacturing Equipment

Katy Spring’s Growing Fleet of Spring Manufacturing Equipment

The MPK-20H Looping Machine and the Bennett Maxicoil MC-20 S. - October 06, 2015 - Katy Spring & Mfg, Inc.

Viscount Announces Drill Contract and Mobilization at Cherry Creek Nevada

Viscount Mining Corp. is pleased to report that it has begun mobilizing for the 2015 Phase 1 drilling program at its flagship Cherry Creek Nevada Property. - October 06, 2015 - Viscount Mining Corp.

Laboratory Testing Inc. Exhibiting at National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo

Laboratory Testing Inc. will be exhibiting at the 2015 National Industrial Fastener and Mill Supply Expo in Booth #816. The show will take place October 21-23, 2015 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, NV. LTI will be showcasing its fastener testing capabilities, as well as materials testing, non-destructive testing and dimensional inspection services. - October 02, 2015 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

FD Machinery to Open Facility in Ohio

FD Machinery, manufacturer of tube and pipe mills, automated coil loaders, strip accumulators, high-speed cut off equipment, straighteners, automated bundling equipment, and hydro-testers, is opening a facility in Cleveland, Ohio. FD Machinery plans to sell equipment and roll tooling in the US,... - October 01, 2015 - FD Machinery

iPAD DRC Diamond Sponsor Ivanhoe Mines Says "This is the Best Time for Mines to Invest and Seek Operational Efficiencies to Remain Competitive"

Mr. Louis Watum, Managing Director, Ivanhoe Mines DRC, says "Now is the time to invest and to look for ways to improve our respective operational efficiencies in order to stay competitive.” - September 30, 2015 - iPAD DRC

IXG’s Technology and Innovation in Mining 2015 Held Successfully in Toronto on 10- 11 Sept 2015

The summit organized by IXG put across the challenges in executing large scale automation projects, shared case studies and discussed the project requirements with world class suppliers and solution providers to take the mining industry forward. - September 27, 2015 - Information Exchange Group

Oil Price Impact on Mining Industry: Literated Market Research

Oil Price Impact on Mining Industry: Literated Market Research

Even with the price of oil touching historic lows and even as energy costs comprise a huge part of the operational costs, the mining industry are still looking at procuring and establishing alternative forms of energy like solar or wind energy. Markets expect the oil prices to remain low for the next two years and then go up but the average life of a mine is 25 to 30 years. Hence the low oil price can only affect the mines in the short term. - September 24, 2015 - Literated

Laboratory Testing NDT Article in Materials Evaluation Magazine

An article by Phillip W. Trach, non-destructive testing (NDT) employee and ultrasonic testing specialist at Laboratory Testing Inc., was published in the September 2015 issue of Materials Evaluation. The article, entitled “Introducing Young People to NDT,” is featured in a special... - September 24, 2015 - Laboratory Testing Inc.

Pocket-Probe Digital Extended Range Pyrometer (Operates from -30 °C to 160 °C)

Pocket-Probe Digital Extended Range Pyrometer (Operates from -30 °C to 160 °C)

Pocket-Probe Digital Extended Range Pyrometer is ideal for temperature testing in industries that must operate in cold temperatures – Utility, Gas, and other industries where extreme conditions exist. - September 22, 2015 - Electronic Development Labs, Inc. (EDL)

Indodrill Contributes Rig to World Class Mine Training Facility

Tuesday, 8th September saw the opening ceremony for a US$2 million Underground Mine Training Environment situated at the Site Skills facility within the Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines. The Indodrill Group is proud to have provided a new Sandvik DE150 Underground Rig as its contribution... - September 20, 2015 - Indodrill Group Holdings Pte Ltd.

Pretransa Die Casting Machines Launches Its Mobile Die Casting Process Control Unit

Pretransa Die Casting Machines, European manufacturer of machinery for the nonferrous die casting industry, has announced the launch of its new Mobile Die Casting Process Control Unit, which allows foundries to control the most important variables in the die casting process and enables the automatic discarding of parts that do not meet the defined tolerances. - September 20, 2015 - Pretransa Die Casting Machines

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