K92 drilling targets expansion

WITH the production re-start process at the high-grade Irumafimpa gold deposit well advanced, on schedule and on budget, K92 Mining has commenced an exploration drilling program targeting an expansion of resources. A second diamond rig is now on site targeting an expansion of the Judd Vein System.

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Purpose-built light vehicle just for mines

By John Miller, editor, The ASIA Miner

A MELBOURNE company is challenging the doom and gloom associated with the decline of the Australian motor industry with a new electric-powered off-road light vehicle for use in the punishing terrain of underground mines. Although the launch of Tomcar Australia’s LV1 also coincides with a mining downturn, it fulfils the desire of the industry to reduce costs and optimise operations while maintaining productivity and reducing environment impacts.

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Weir Minerals invests in the future

By John Miller, editor, The ASIA Miner
AT a time when many mining suppliers are going backwards owing to the mining downturn, Weir Minerals believes now is a great time to invest and create opportunities. With this proactive approach Weir is not only pursuing growth opportunities in the downturn but will be in a stronger position to gain maximum benefit when the good times return.

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Weir Minerals opens Technical Centre

WEIR Minerals, a division of The Weir Group, has completed its latest investment in technology through the acquisition of the business and certain assets of a pipe loop facility from Golder Associates. This facility in Melbourne, Australia, is now known as Weir Technical Centre (WTC) and enhances Weir Minerals’ global tailings solutions capability.

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