Mining Equipment Gallery

The Q6000 Series Fuel Dilution Meter (FDM) operates in the laboratory or in the field to provide rapid, accurate measurements of fuel contamination in engine oil. 
Curry Supply Co. has teamed up with Hydrema US Inc. to produce 2,500 gallon articulated water trucks on a Hydrema chassis.
BJM’s new XP-KZN heavy-duty submersible pumps are designed for conditions where explosion-proof, FM, C/US approved (Class I, Division 1, Group C & D) are needed.
Cleaning a grease fitting is a difficult and tedious task. The Grease Joint Rejuvenator lets a technician unclog joints in just a few seconds, without having to remove the fitting, and/or...
Baldor’s NXR line of high voltage rib-cooled motors has grown with higher power ranges and increased ingress protection up to IP66.

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Mining Operations & Strategies

All sectors of the mining industries continually seek ways to counter the costs of major equipment failure. Forensic engineering is now emerging as the first course of action, according to an...

Suppliers Report

Outotec announced it has received contracts to deliver a zinc concentrate direct leaching system to a large Scandinavian mining operation and a modular solvent extraction system to a South American copper...
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Mining Markets

Thomson Reuters recently published the GFMS Platinum & Palladium Survey 2015, which offers an in-depth review of market fundamentals for platinum group metals (PGMs) and an outlook for the future.
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From the Editor

This edition of Engineering & Mining Journal (E&MJ) has a heavy copper influence. Four different articles shed light on the sector. Readers interested in the copper business should note the figure on the left hand page of CRU Copper Report (see p. 96), which shows how future copper demand will outstrip production with an inflection point starting in...
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This Month in Coal Mining

Teck Resources will implement temporary shutdowns in the third quarter at its six Canadian metallurgical coal mining operations to align production and inventories with changing coal market...

EMJ Price Index

Precious Metals ($/oz) Base Metals ($/mt) Minor Metals ($/mt) Exchange Rates (U.S.$ Equivalent)
Gold $1,284.90   Aluminum $1,736.50   Molybdenum $29,500.00   Euro (€) 1.3873
Silver $19.02   Copper $6,670.50   Cobalt $29,800.00   U.K. (£) 1.6890
Platinum $1,428.00   Lead $2,070.50         Canada ($) 0.9120
Palladium $824.00   Nickel $18,070.00   Iron Ore ($/dmt)     Australia ($) 0.9280
Rhodium $1,060.00   Tin $23,050.00   Fe CFR China $105.25   South Africa (Rand) 0.0950
Ruthenium $72.00   Zinc $2,025.50         China (¥) 0.1620
Gold and silver prices provided by KITCO Bullion dealers ( Platinum group metals prices provided by Johnson Matthey ( Non-ferrous base and minor metal prices provided by London Metal Exchange ( Iron ore prices provided by Platts Iron Ore Index. Currency exchange rates were provided by the