Monthly Archives: January 2021

Surface mining will affect all communities here

By Lethbridge Herald on January 29, 2021. Shannon phillipsMP – West LethbridgeAs we looked towards 2020, many of us were looking towards 2021 with hope. It was hoped that the wide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine would lead to a return to normal life – a time when we could …

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MBU Capital acquires Ben’s Creek carbon mine

Posted by Daniel Gleeson on January 27, 2021 MBU Capital says it has completed the acquisition of the Ben’s Creek carbon mine in West Virginia, US, and plans to extract the 22 Mt of estimated metallurgical coal reserves through mining at high wall. Located on approximately 4,047 ha in Wharncliffe, …

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BME establishes footprint in the United States for its blasting and explosives technologies

Posted by Paul Moore on January 26, 2021 With a successful joint venture in Canada, BME is now also established in the United States – offering its line of sought after explosives products, including electronic and non-electrical initiation systems and packaged explosives. “We are confident that BME’s proven, world-class technologies …

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Green mining market to reach $ 15.90 billion by now

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The global green mining market size was $ 9.05 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach $ 15.90 billion by 2027, at a 7.2% CAGR over the forecast period, according to current analysis from Emergen Research. The growing emphasis on …

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High-wall mining reaches new heights in India as Gainwell nears completion of third machine

Coal is still booming in India and high-wall miners are part of it to the point where one of the country’s leading Cat dealers, Gainwell, now manufactures these machines under license from Caterpillar more than four years after going out of business. I AM Editorial Director Paul Moore spoke with …

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