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September 2018

The September issue provides a regional focus on Australia and South Africa; features on ground control, ventilation and storage domes; case studies on underground drilling, dust and excavators; and technical articles discussing mine automation, filtration and dewatering.


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Contents

Fortunes Told
Australia and South Africa: two major mining jurisdictions, yet two significantly contrasting outlooks. Gordon Cope reports.

A Call For Change
Eric Tomicek, Australian Diversified Engineering, Australia.

A Grounded Approach
Kevin O’Halloran, MacLean Engineering, Canada.

It’s A First
Ceren Satirlar Balci, Barkom Drilling Equipment, Turkey.

The Battle Between Battery And Diesel
J. M. Landry, RDH Scharf, Canada.

The Whole Package
Mark Sprouls on behalf of Caterpillar Global Mining, USA.

The Future Of Ventilation Automation
Hugo Dello Sbarba, Howden, Canada.

Making The Right Choice
Javier Fernandez, Zitron Australia Pty Ltd.

Contain, Collect, Suppress
Brian Nance and Gary Swearingen, Martin Engineering, USA.

Got The Smarts
Jürgen Kern (ANDRITZ AG, Austria) and Andreas Decker (ANDRITZ Separation GmbH, Germany).

Water Management Matters
Todd Wisdom, FLSmidth, USA.

Made To Measure
Yves Hohl, Liebherr Machines Bulle SA, Switzerland.

A Preferred Solution
Rico Neumann, TAKRAF, Germany.

Defeat Dust
Linda Alves, Geometrica, USA.

Communication Crucial
Steve Burton, Becker Varis, Canada.

The Fourth Wave Of Productivity
Simon Askey-Doran, RPMGlobal, Australia.

Optimising Operations Remotely
Adele Huard and Gabriel Janakaraj, Hard-Line, Canada.

Sunny Days Ahead
Karim Wazni, Aggreko, France.

Integration, The Key To Success
R. E. Vivas (Hexagon Mining, USA) with J. A. Villa and Jose L. Portugal R. (Peña Colorada, Mexico).

Mining For Closure
Ian Neilsen, Deswik, Australia.


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