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 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
artificial intelligence ai predictive maintenance mining GlobalData

Predictive maintenance is a game changer

The cost savings offered by artificial intelligence-powered predictive maintenance, compared to standard preventative maintenance, is a game-changer for mining and other commercial enterprises.... — Updated 7/1/2020 Full story

 
Shell IBM launch Oren B2B digital mining services marketplace platform workers

Shell, IBM launch smart mining platform

Shell and IBM have joined forces to create Oren, a global business-to-business digital mining services marketplace platform aimed at helping companies find solutions related to mine safety,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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COVID offers time to enable Smart Mining

Axora, a new cross-industry innovation hub providing a global marketplace of digital solutions, has launched an online resource center aimed at helping mining companies rebound from and thrive aft... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
High grade core from Graphite Creek Stax deposit near Nome Alaska

Stacking uses for Alaska STAX graphite

The adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy is driving increased demand for graphite, a major ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. Graphite, however, is high on a list of 35 critical... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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All clean energy paths lead to mining

The World Bank Group estimates that more than 3 billion tons of minerals and metals will be needed to deploy the wind, solar and geothermal power, as well as energy storage, required to meet... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Cognitive AI machine learning for mineral exploration Minerva Intelligence

Time to give AI mineral exploration a try

With many mineral exploration geologists self-isolating behind a computer screen instead of out in the field breaking rocks, artificial intelligence offers a means of generating new exploration... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
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Kaltech brings high-tech to mill relining

The world's foremost mill relining company, Kaltech International, has reinvented the painstaking yet necessary task of mill relining with innovations that lessen downtime, improve safety and... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
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5G to enable next gen of industrial IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, machine learning and automated equipment being implemented to facilitate smooth operations in mining and other industrial sectors will see new ease of use with... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Rio Tinto autonomous mining haul truck sensors allow for predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance dodges downtime

Advanced wireless sensors are being developed to accompany automated vehicles in next-generation artificial intelligence-operated heavy machinery in mining and other sectors, to help predict... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Roy Hill Epiroc executives sign autonomous mining equipment conversion deal

Roy Hill crosses threshold toward autonomy

Roy Hill, an iron mining company with operations in Western Australia's Pilbara region, has signed a deal with global mining equipment and service provider Epiroc, and automation specialist ASI... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Hydrogen Fuel Cell mining haul truck largest EV electric vehicle Anglo American

World's largest EV will be a mine truck

Global miner Anglo American has teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering to develop the world's largest electric vehicle – an ultra-class mining haul truck. A hydrogen fuel cell module and... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
England geologist makes case for localized mines for environment green energy

Lithium geologist makes case for mining

"I care deeply about the environment, which is why I work in the mining industry," is how Lucy Crane, opened a TEDx talk on mining's role in battling climate change. A geologist who completed her... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Tesla Giga Nevada lithium-ion battery electric vehicle EV manufacturing plant

Tesla growth built on battery production

Most people know Tesla Inc. as a world-leading electric vehicles manufacturer with a growing line of cars, trucks and SUVs. However, the company's foundation is built off its ability to make... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Electric battery zero emissions busses at Teck Resources mine in BC

Teck commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

Understanding that the transition to renewable energy is going to require a vast amount of metals yet mining them consumes a lot of energy, Teck Resources Ltd. is joining a growing number of... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Gigafactory lithium-ion battery cobalt mine deal

Tesla heads to the mines for its batteries

Tesla Inc. needs an increasing amount of lithium, graphite, nickel and cobalt for the lithium-ion batteries that power its growing lineup of electric vehicles. With its own rapid expansion,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Alaska Republican Senator Murkowski American Energy Innovations Act

Energy legislation stalls in US Senate

The American Energy Innovations Act, legislation hailed as Congress' best chance to modernize the nation's energy policies in more than 12 years, bogged down in the U.S. Senate in early March afte... — Updated 6/26/2020 Full story

 
World Bank low carbon climate smart mining for wind solar battery technology

Climate smart mining offers opportunities

The global shift to renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, and electric vehicles (EV) requires a vast amount of several minerals and metals. While supplying the huge amount of mined... — Updated 2/23/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Hecla Mining Greens Creek silver mine Alaska underground wireless network

Smart mining begins with communications

High-speed networking and interconnected devices, which form a unified whole, are opening a new realm of possibilities for consumer and company alike. As the world continues to become more... — Updated 2/4/2020 Full story

 
 By Colin Beaney    Editorial
Predictions for renewable energy, oil and gas, utilities and natural resources

Three energy, mining predictions for 2020

The world has never been more aware of the importance of conserving resources and reducing carbon emissions. Nowhere is this growing consciousness more keenly felt than in the energy sector.... — Updated 2/4/2020 Full story

 

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