Top 5 business risks facing the mining industry in 2018

Top 5 business risks facing the mining industry in 2018

Every year some mining companies begin to divert attention to get a good future, but in the achievement there must be a risks to be faced and will be something positive and negative in the system kerjannya. Ernst & Young has released his research into 10 Business Risks facing mining and metals from 2017 to 2018, in his research there are some concerns that will be risk management that is quite difficult to understand. Of the few risks there is the greatest risk that is in the digital era.

Here are five of the biggest risks:

Digital Effectiveness 

 

Mining companies should focus […]

The Variety of Heavy Equipment

The Variety of Heavy Equipment

Let’s get to know more familiar about heavy equipment that used in some companies.

1. Dump truck

Dump Truck is a tool used to move the quarry material from the quarry location to the project site. The tool is usually used to transport loose material (loose material) in the form of sand, gravel, soil and mineral/coat material in the world of construction and mining.

2. Skid steer loader

Skid steer loader is a load with small rigid body frames and powerful, with lift arm engine that is used to set various tools and other additions. Although sometimes equipped with tracks, but generally skid steer […]

5 The Largest Gold Mine in The World

5 The Largest Gold Mine in The World

Grasberg

Grasberg, Papua

The Grasberg mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. Located in Papua province in Indonesia near Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Papua, and has 19,500 employees. Mining operations operated by Freeport reached 1.444 million ounces.

Cortez

Cortez, Nevada

Cortez is one of the oldest mines in the world. Operated since 1862 Cortez gold mine consists of three operations, namely Pipeline, South Pipeline and Cortez Hills. Pipeline and South Pipeline are open mines, while Cortez Hills is still under construction for underground mining. Cortez is located in the Nevada United States, operated […]

Running a Better Business lesson learn from Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer

Running a Better Business lesson learn from Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer

In business, you work with many partners. You may partner with vendors and clients on a regular basis, but arguably, the most important partnerships you’ll ever form are the ones you have with the other leaders at your company.

While the partnership between business leaders within a company is critical, it’s also challenging. One of the most famous partnerships of them all, between Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, exemplified the positives and negatives of these relationships in their 33 years of works together at Microsoft. Although the two parted ways and began drifting apart, their partnership and the projects they created together […]

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar DW-10 scraper

Classic Machines: The Caterpillar DW-10 scraper

Caterpillar missed a golden opportunity when it rejected Robert LeTourneau’s ideas for a motor scraper in 1937.

It took them well over a decade to catch up properly, and by that time there were quite a few other competitors in the marketplace vying for sales.

The first DW10 (1N series) was introduced in 1941, powered by a 90 horsepower Caterpillar D468 diesel engine with the exhaust exiting the machine under the body like a truck.

It featured a 5-speed direct drive transmission and vacuum operated Bendix brakes and was very stylishly art-deco in appearance with lots of sweeping curves and the headlights faired […]

5 Mine Areas That Become a Tourism Destination

5 Mine Areas That Become a Tourism Destination

Some of the wounds of the Earth now becomes a place so beautiful can even be enjoyed and is visited by many tourists. Some of this area is the area of the mine that had failed or had exhausted its resources. quoted from various sources, following a number of ex-mining area in Indonesia are ‘ transformed ‘ so beautiful and exciting destinations to visit

Danau Kaolin, Belitung. (budisuryanugraha/Instagram)

Kaolin lake  is one of the ex-mining areas. These holes are ex-tin mining and kaolin which become valuable assets in Belitung Island. Then the excavation hole is filled with rainwater to be like […]

Businessman Projected Coal Price US $ 85 per Ton on 2018

Businessman Projected Coal Price US $ 85 per Ton on 2018

The Indonesian Association of Indonesian Mining Association (APBI) projected the 2018 coal price (HBA) will be at US $ 85 per ton. The price of coal will be determined by supply and demand. said Pandu Sjahrir as Chairman of APBI in Jakarta. He added that the government also wants coal production to be more stable and predictable for next year.

The effort to negotiate between companies of Coal Mining Concession Working Agreement (PKP2B) and government of conversion into Special Mining Business License (IUPK) will also affect HBA.
According to Pandu, APBI will release future projections by the end of 2017. From the […]

Barrick Gold’s nickel mine could become a ski resort

Barrick Gold’s nickel mine could become a ski resort

Barrick Gold’s (TSX, NYSE:ABX) old Mascot Giant nickel mine, which closed in 1973 and is located near Hope, British Columbia, could soon become a ski resort, says a news story published today in The Province.

Citing an interview with Dennis Adamson, electoral director of Electoral Area B of the Fraser Valley Regional District, the article states that the place would be called the Giant Nickel All Season Resort and it would be “a year-round recreational playground” only two hours away from Vancouver and which will feature ski hills, a gondola, a lake for canoeing, villages, and restaurants that grow their own vegetables.

According to Adamson, […]

Ways to Clean Up Oil Spills

Ways to Clean Up Oil Spills

Oil is an important ingredient used in our daily activities. Oil is the mining material that many miners are looking for in high value. But the process of mining oil sometimes has its own challenges. The most frequent and detrimental to many is the oil spilled in the ocean. Not only miners who are harmed, but the environment also participate because the oil spilled oil will spread wide and difficult to clean. Moreover, marine life creatures that could have drunk sea water that mixed with oil. So, these are some of the techniques—both traditional and non-traditional—that could be used to clean […]

Breksi Cliff, Nature Tours of Former Quarry

Breksi Cliff, Nature Tours of Former Quarry

Recycle is a word we often hear in this day and age. Recycle itself is an activity to make something to be reused so as not wasted. Many of which we can recycle such as used tins used as toy cars, paper used as notes on the blank side and etc. It turned out that not only objects that can be recycled, the former mining area can be converted into an interesting place of recreation.

Breksi cliff was once a limestone quarry but has now been transformed into a good tourist location. The location of this resort is located not far […]