Tag: mining

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Automakers Scramble to Get Into Mining

May 15, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

When General Motors began outlining plans in 2020 to fully switch to electric vehicles, it didn’t account for one critical factor: Many of the battery minerals needed to fulfill its plans were still in the ground. “I remember seeing a […]

Process, Production

Deep-Sea Mining Is Close to Reality Despite Environmental Concerns

August 22, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Companies could start mining the ocean floor for metals used to make electric-vehicle batteries within the next year, a development that could occur despite broad concerns about the environmental impact of deep-sea mining. The International Seabed Authority, a United Nations […]

Process, R & D

Mining Digs Deep for Automation Help

December 15, 2016

Via: Automation World

When it comes to remote operations, process industries have some of the remotest, toughest conditions out there. Take that a step further—or higher or lower—and you’ve got mining. Control engineers are trying to get mining operations up and running high […]

Process, Production

Silver Standard reports first quarter 2016 results

May 12, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

Silver Standard Resources Inc.  reports consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. Paul Benson, President and CEO said, “We have had an excellent start to the year with 84,000 gold equivalent ounces produced at cash costs […]

Process, R & D

Modern Mining Innovation: The Bright Future of the Industry is Now

March 11, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Innovation is essential to the mining industry. New technology and techniques are constantly being used to make improvements, and new equipment is being produced to increase efficiency, especially when it comes to advances in automation. Given the turbulence in the […]