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February 2021

The January/February issue of Global Mining Review provides a regional report on North America, as well as features on Networks, Communication, Software, & Planning; Drill & Blast; Screening, Crushing, Grinding & Milling; and much more!

This month's front cover is brought to you by RAJANT.


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North America’s Fortunes
Gordon Cope, Contributing Editor, provides an overview of North America’s mining industry, including the impact of COVID-19.

Meshing Mining with Technology
Sagar Chandra, Rajant Corp., USA, explores how key digital innovations in the mining industry can help keep workers safe and leverage increasing asset productivity, and details the requirements of a network to support these next-generation applications.

The Era of Wireless Blasting
Steve Thomson, Orica, Australia, explores how wireless technology can improve the safety and productivity of mining operations.

Measure to Manage
Tom BoBo and Brian Norton, Hexagon, USA, reveal how fragmentation analysis can reduce energy costs for blasting.

How to Clear the Air
Shannon Katary, Maestro Digital Mine, considers the best methods of air ventilation in underground mines.

Let’s Get Digital
Robin Bolton, IsoMetrix, South Africa, explores utilising technology to respond to the new Global Tailings Standard.

Proper Processing
Dr Harald Osthof, DMT, Germany, explores why a proper processing or metallurgical survey is important to the treatment of tailings.

Stop Wasting Energy on Waste Rock
Alan Boylston and Matt Gallimore, Metso Outotec, USA, examine a holistic approach to flow sheet design to tackle energy-efficiency and sustainability in the comminution process.

Fine Margins
Baojie Zhang, PhD and Paul Brodzik, Derrick Corp., review the importance of the fine coal desliming operation and proposes a new size classification technology.

Better Together
Robert M. Beck and Ian C. Galyan, Seaco Technologies, Inc., USA, discuss how combining dust suppression with other methods and proper engineering can help achieve superior results.


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