- Outlook for 2019 updated in light of deteriorating market environment
- Global sales activities improve conditions for further growth
- Assessment of the acquisition of assets of the Mühlhäuser Group completed
Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) has published on its website the details of its 91 managed tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and an additional 62 TSFs at non-managed joint venture operations in which it has an interest, as requested by the Church of England Pensions Board and the Swedish Council on Ethics for the AP Funds, representing 96 institutional investors.
Anglo American has committed to the World Bank’s Climate Smart Mining initiative, by becoming a founding donor to the Climate Smart Mining Facility. It is the first-ever fund that is dedicated to making mining for metals and minerals a more sustainable practice that complements the energy transition.
After completion of an extensive worldwide investment program, which includes multiple new engineering and production facilities as well as an extended sales network, Huesker is now strengthening its management structure.
Nach Abschluss eines umfangreichen weltweiten Investitionsprogramms, das mehrere neue Entwicklungs- und Produktionsstätten sowie ein erweitertes Vertriebsnetz umfasst, stärkt Huesker seine Managementstruktur.
Engineer Pedro Repetto was integrated to the Committee
Now, the preliminary technical program of the APCOM 2019 conference in Wroclaw (Poland) has been published and is available for download. It is a great compilation of highest quality peer reviewed papers on „digital transformation“ topics from all aspects of mining from resource estimation to mine operation and safety:
An entire three day conference stream provides more than 20 leading edge and peer reviewed papers by world class practicioners from leading mining companies and by world leading research institutes!
About 15 papers on newest IT supported techniques in mine planning, uncertainty reduction, geomechanics, modelling, simulation and most recent software technology.
Around 15 papers address long and short term scheduling optimization, the application of neural networks and genetic algorithms as well as risk mitigation and related software systems. A keynote talk covers the impact of IoT, Big Data and gamification on fleet scheduling topics.
More than 20 papers in this stream cover mining equipment related topics in the area of LHD transport, drilling and longwall operation as well as underground communications and new digital technologies in mine safety as well as product quality optimization.
A number of sessions with close to 10 papers cover the use of Unmanned Arial Vehicles in mining, the benefits of upcoming technology in robotics, mechatronics and communications as well as about the changes in machine design through digital transformation. Also a completely new transport system is presented in this stream.
A plenary speech from an active airline captain talks about the impact of human-machine interfaces on decision making of automated equipment and in control centers. Other papers are on the transferability of Building Information Modelling (BIM) from commercial construction to mining.
The conference takes place at the modern convention center of the Wroclaw University of Technology and is accompanied by an exhibition. An interesting social program, a conference dinner with world class entertainment and partner activities are available as well as interesting field trips on June 07th. A post conference hike in the Karkonosze mountains is offered from June 08-10 with overnight stays in two microbreweries on the ridge is a relaxing finish to the technical discussions of the week.
All presentations are to be held in English. Simultaneous translation to Polish is provided if requested by a sufficient number of participants.
Early Bird registration is open until April 01 2019.
More information: here
Source: Dr. Christoph Mueller
Bündelung der Kompetenzen für die industrielle Wasseraufbereitung
Whether it is drilling, diaphragm wall, piling or mixing plant technology, visitors to the Bauma booth FN 520 (open-air area north) of the Bauer Maschinen Group will once again experience the entire range of specialist foundation technology in April. "As we are a global player with Bavarian roots, Bauma in Munich is of course always a very special highlight," explains Dr. Ruediger Kaub, Managing Director of Bauer Maschinen GmbH. In addition to the core range of Bauer rotary drilling rigs, the MC series of duty-cycle cranes, diaphragm wall technology with cutters and grabs, the subsidiaries Klemm, Prakla, Hausherr, RTG, ABS Trenchless and MAT will also be showing off their equipment and systems.
For the first time since the crisis years after 2013, there will be an increase in the turnover generated by the mining equipment manufacturers producing in Germany this year. VDMA expects an increase of 12 per cent to nearly EUR 3.1 billion in 2018, with further growth expected for the coming year.
Zukunft der Welternährung – Ende des Hungers?
Nach mehr als 200 Jahren endet am 31. Dezember 2018 der untertägige Steinkohlenbergbau im Ruhrgebiet. Der Vorstand des VDMA Mining nahm dies zum Anlass, seine Sommersitzung beim Weltkulturerbe Zollverein in Essen mit einer letzten Grubenfahrt auf dem Bergwerk Prosper-Haniel in Bottrop zu verbinden.
Halbach & Braun will ein weltweit führendes Technologie-Zentrum für den Bergbau in Hattingen etablieren. Das fast 100-jährige Berbauzulieferunternehmen ist für immer wieder bahnbrechende Erfindungen für den Bergbau bekannt.