Base Metals

The most common base metals are copper, lead,nickel, tin, aluminium, and zinc. Base metals are used in a wide variety of applications. For example, lead has proven to be a reliable source for batteries, and nickel often is used to strengthen and harden metal alloys, including stainless steel. Base metals also are used frequently to coat other metals. For example, zinc is used to coat galvanized steel.

MRA Elites 2021

Mining Elites in Africa 2021: Nominations now open

Nominations for the Mining Elites in Africa 2021 publication, produced by Mining Review Africa are now open. Submit your nominations for the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.

Monitoring light vehicle fleets for improved efficiencies

The EarthTrack Light Vehicle Machine Monitoring delivers machine and operator data from multiple light vehicles across a site.

Improved robustness leads to ongoing success

Sound dynamic behaviour is essential for vibrating equipment reliability, all equipment is built to perform within strict dynamic parameters.
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Autonomous data capture for the Digital Mine wins Emesent Honours

Hovermap enables underground data capture by using its advanced autonomy and collision avoidance functions to enable GPS-denied flight.

LiDAR: Making light work of mining

In recent times LiDAR devices can be used handheld or put on a moving object such as a drone that covers the entire area.

How to drive digital transformation in minerals processing

To remain competitive, miners are leveraging digital technologies to improve recoveries, increase throughput, and reduce energy consumption.

Effective risk management requires good information

Decision makers and data providers can often fixate on the source and presentation of data rather than its “true worth.
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Partnership creates new metallurgical and processing powerhouse

Mining consultancy VBKOM recently signed a triparty collaboration framework agreement with consulting and engineering firm Obsideo Consulting and minerals processing firm CoreMet Mineral Processing.

Maximizing production with dynamic maintenance planning and scheduling

Regular maintenance is necessary in order to ensure a mining operation runs smoothly and to decrease risk of unplanned downtime.
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Regional Victorian company turns the table on productivity

IMARC Online provides a unique opportunity to showcase Victorian METS innovations like the truck turntable to a global audience.

Wireless networks key enablers for mining’s transformation

Nokia supports more than 40 mine sites that are accelerating their digital transformation by deploying industrial-grade networks.

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