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Special reports


GMSG: open mining format to improve 3D interoperability

Global Mining Standards and Guideline Group (GMSG) release a report on the challenges associated with manipulating and transferring 3D images and recommends developing an open mining format (OMF) that would help solve these issues.


US primary aluminium production remains low

According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the production of primary aluminium in the US has fallen by more than 50% since January 2015.


Ready for a digital revolution in mining

RCT is at the forefront of the digital revolution in mining with its latest communications solutions to help the industry digitse operations.


Bosnia: a longwall mine of potential

German mining equipment manufacturer Eickhoff outlines the growing requests for the company’s longwall shearers in Bosnian coal mines.


MiningForum round up

"Highlights this year were the presentation sessions on research & development," commented DMT CEO Prof. Eiko Räkers.


Powering performance

Jordan Armstrong, Aggreko AUSPAC, Australia, explains how reliable power distribution contributes to operational efficiency in underground mining.