Turner Mining Group Awarded $120 Million Mining Contract in Texas

Turner Mining Group broke ground on a four-year, turnkey mining contract for an industrial sand producer in West Texas. This mining services agreement expands Turner’s client portfolio into diverse markets as the global demand for frac sand continues to rise. Employing more than 80 miners to perform the services, Turner will manage and oversee all mining activities in a multi-site effort…

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Liebherr Unveils R 9300 Excavator at bauma 2022

The latest hydraulic excavator to join Liebherr Mining’s portfolio was unveiled at the bauma tradeshow in Germany. The second Generation 8 excavator launched within the portfolio, the R 9300, builds on Liebherr’s decades of excavator design expertise for the mining industry and is fitted with the most advanced Liebherr Mining technologies. The R 9300 will replace the R 9250 in…

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Recovering Water

Can Decanter Centrifuges Solve One Of Your Most Urgent Processing Challenges? By Eric Gentis Before the mining industry can find the most effective and efficient solutions, it is important to first understand the most pressing challenges it faces. Removing valuable resources from the ground involves more than just digging it up, making the material smaller and then loading it on…

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MSHA Launches Silica Dust Initiative

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has launched a new enforcement initiative to “better protect the nation’s miners from health hazards resulting from repeated overexposure to respirable crystalline silica.” MSHA said that silica dust affects thousands of miners each year and, without adequate protection, miners face risks of serious illnesses, many of which can be…

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MSHA Posts Enhanced Enforcement Program for Truckers, Supervisors

MSHA’s analysis of recent data indicates that accidents involving customer and contract truck drivers, and managers and supervisors performing mining tasks represent a significant number of recent fatalities. MSHA has implemented an enhanced enforcement program to help improve safety and health in the mining industry.  Any citations issued for violations discussed below may be considered for a special assessment. This…

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BEUMER Displays Past, Present and Future of Mining at CIM

As the mining industry defines what mining for future generations will be, BEUMER brings together past learnings, today’s economical and environmentally friendly bulk-handling solutions and tomorrow’s advanced technology to build the foundation for future generations of mining success.  BEUMER will feature a working pipe conveyor model, mining table and BEUMER Smart Glasses technology at Booth 823 at the CIM Convention…

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Preparing for MSHA’s “Take Time Save Lives” Campaign

MSHA Is Focusing On Task Training, So Let’s Look Quickly At What’s Required And What You Can Do To Comply. By Brian Hendrix MSHA recently announced its “Take Time Save Lives” campaign to “reach miners, promote best practice resources, and ensure mine operators have the tools they need to fully train miners to use equipment.”  This new campaign is MSHA’s…

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Diemme Filtration Holds Streaming Convention

On Nov. 30, the first Diemme Filtration streaming convention took place. The event was organized for the international commercial launch of GHT5000F, a groundbreaking filter press designed to support stakeholders in an active and sustainable mining process, reducing risks and optimizing costs. The convention was an opportunity to discuss the important issue of tailings management and to compare notes on…

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MSHA’s Response to President Biden’s Vaccine ‘Mandate’

MSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary Jeannette Galanis, Informed Stakeholders That MSHA Would Not Issue An ETS. By Brian Hendrix Writing yet another column about the COVID-19 pandemic was high on my “To Don’t” list. You may feel the same way about reading another column about the pandemic. Yet, here we are, and we have President Biden to thank or to blame…

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