Papua New Guinea’s next gold mine unearthed

The Crater Mountain Gold Project is in Papua New Guinea’s Eastern Highlands province, 50km from Goroka.By Kathryn Edwards, The ASIA Miner

UNDER an impressive pedigree of gold exploration in Papua New Guinea, including one of the region’s most successful gold prospectors in Peter Macnab, Crater Gold Mining has emerged as a triumphant junior after seven years in the island nation. Crater Gold has delivered the first new gold mine in the country in eight years … and this comes at a time when the entire mining industry is reeling.

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Lift productivity by focusing on behaviour

Recent case studies from Immersive Technologies provide details as to how simulation training and professional services delivered cycle time, spot time, swing time and bucket fill factor improvements.IT IS one of the biggest challenges facing mine sites - how can we increase productivity without compromising safety or increasing cost? Immersive Technologies, a leader in mining training solutions, says compelling results prove putting more focus on operator behaviour and skills will deliver higher output.

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Training simulators assist in underground move

A ThoroughTec Atlas Copco 282 drill rig simulator.VEDANTA’S Hindustan Zinc Ltd, which is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of zinc-lead, recently received high-fidelity training simulators from ThoroughTec Simulation. Their Rampura Agucha operation in Rajasthan, India, took delivery of three fourth-generation CYBERMINE simulators to assist in operator training as they move underground.

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Orica graduate program

ORICA, a global provider to the mining industry, places great emphasis on its annual graduate program to ensure the company stays ahead of the pack. The company is serious about investing in its future through graduate development and has a three year rotational program providing hands-on experience and maximum learning opportunities.

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