European Metals assessed the maiden Ore Reserve at the Cinovec Lithium / Tin Project

MINEX FORUM | June 27, 2017
img0 European Metals Holdings Limited (“European Metals” or “the Company”) declares the maiden Ore Reserve at the Company’s Cinovec Lithium / Tin Project in the Czech Republic. In addition, the Company has appointed Mr Richard Pavlik to the Board of Directors, and secured short-term funding. European Metals Managing Director Keith Coughlan said, “I am pleased to ...

Norwegian scientists design the wireless sistem to prevent explosions in mines

MINEX FORUM | March 3, 2017
img0 Image: wordpress.com A wireless network of sensors aimed at preventing explosions in mines is an innovation of worldwide significance that is being developed by a Norwegian-African cooperative project. SINTEF, the largest independent research organisation in Scandinavia, and GasSecure, one of its spin-off companies, awarded a contract to detect explosive gases in mines – before they explode. In ...

Canadian engineers to develop a new sistem for mines using microseismic data

MINEX FORUM | December 20, 2016
img0 ESG Solutions is working with the Ultra-Deep Mining Network (UDMN) to improve safety and productivity in mines through the development of innovative methods focusing on rock stress risk reduction using microseismic data collected during mine operations. Specifically, stress tensor determination from microseismic source mechanisms provides a relatively inexpensive way to assist in the evaluation of induced stress ...

Eight miners perished in the KGHM’s Rudna copper mine

MINEX FORUM | December 7, 2016
img0 The final death toll of an earth tremor causing rockfalls deep underground in Europe‘s largest copper mine in southwestern Poland rose to eight miners, miningweekly.com said with reference to the mine’s operator KGHM note on Wednesday. The tremor hit the Rudna copper mine at 20:09 GMT on Tuesday, KGHM said, causing extensive damage, but the mine remained mostly ...

Landslide killed miners in Turkish copper mine

MINEX FORUM | November 21, 2016
img0 Image: mining.com At least five miners are dead and 11 are trapped after a landslide swept through a copper mine in southeastern Turkey. The natural disaster happened late last Thursday at the Madenköy copper mine, located in the Şirvan district of Siirt province, mining.com reported. In a statement, private company Park Elektrik A.Ş. blamed heavy rains for the landslide, and ...