Rio Tinto’s vision of ‘mining as manufacturing’ comes a step closer

Rio has for many years been pursuing a vision of mining as just such a thing - a factory if you like, just a very de-centralised one.

Rio Tinto’s vision of ‘mining as manufacturing’ comes a step closer

What is manufacturing? It could be said to be a series of discrete often automated operations, co-ordinated and linked by sensors and data, to create an efficient and seamless production and logistics process from raw material to product. Rio has for many years been pursuing a vision of mining as just such a thing – […]

Avoid the damage and disruption in mineral processing by unchecked vibration

Avoid the damage and disruption in mineral processing by unchecked vibration

In the picture: Marsh Mellows from Air springs Supply, an engineered solid rubber alternative to coil springs Vibration and noise are old enemies at mine, quarry and mineral processing sites, hazards that have been pushed into the spotlight in recent years by concerns both about worker safety and about plant efficiency and reliability. Vibration occurs […]