All posts by: Johnny Daviau

Mine Skips Safely and Efficiently Transport Ore from Underground Mines

Mining is tough work, and it requires careful and decisive logistics to move a great number of personnel, materials, and equipment to properly facilitate operations. The Mining Weekly website published a feature on how mine skips made from aluminum can be indispensable to operations. The article outlined why aluminum is the best choice, and even highlights how the skips are vital for mining: Read more

Mine Cages are Indispensable for Deep Mining Operations

Mining operations have changed so much since the early days as modern technologies and equipment now allow miners to efficiently and safely extract minerals they need from the depths of the earth. A feature on Gizmodo detailed one of the deepest gold mine shafts in the world, the Mponeng mine in South Africa, and how the facility uses specialized equipment in its operations. One part of the article cited impressive facts about the mine, elaborating on its scale: Read more

The World’s Most Precious Metals are Moved by Mine Ore Cars

Every year, fleets of sturdy mine rail cars steadily move throughout mines around the world to collect some of the most precious metals known to man. Humans have explored the Earth’s mineral deposits for thousands of years, and we have placed enough value in them to build entire economies and civilizations around their trade and use. As writer Tiffany Raiford noted: Read more

Increased Mining Activity Calls for Quality Wear Resistant Castings

Mining has played an essential role in the global industrial revolution as minerals from deep within the earth are needed to develop equipment and tools, which in turn enable advances in technology. While current mining operations depend on the volume of mineral deposits, an increase in the demand for materials like iron will continue to drive growth in the sector, as Frik Els reports for Read more