5 Tambang Emas Terbesar di Dunia

5 Tambang Emas Terbesar di Dunia

Grasberg

Grasberg, Papua

Tambang Grasberg adalah tambang emas terbesar dan tambang tembaga terbesar ketiga di dunia. Terletak di provinsi Papua di Indonesia dekat Puncak Jaya, gunung tertinggi di Papua, dan memiliki 19.500 karyawan. Produksi tambang yang dioperasikan oleh Freeport ini mencapai 1,444 juta ounce.

Cortez

Cortez, Nevada

Cortez merupakan salah satu tambang tertua di dunia. Dioperasikan sejak tahun 1862 Tambang emas Cortez terdiri dari tiga operasi, yaitu Pipeline, South Pipeline dan Cortez Hills. Pipeline dan South Pipeline merupakan tambang terbuka, sementara Cortez Hills masih dalam tahap konstruksi untuk penambangan bawah tanah. Cortez terletak di Nevada Amerika Serikat, yang dioperasikan oleh penambang Barrick Gold […]

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 Area Tambang Yang Menjadi Destinasi Pariwisata

5 Area Tambang Yang Menjadi Destinasi Pariwisata

Beberapa luka-luka bumi kini menjadi tempat yang begitu indah bahkan bisa dinikmati dan dikunjungi oleh berbagai parawisatawan. Beberapa area ini, merupakan area tambang yang telah gagal atau telah habis sumber dayanya. Dikutip dari berbagai sumber, berikut sejumlah area bekas tambang di Indonesia yang ‘disulap’ jadi destinasi cantik nan menarik untuk disambangi.

Danau Kaolin, Belitung. (budisuryanugraha/Instagram)

Danau kaolin merupakan salah satu area bekas penambangan. Lubang-lubang tersebut adalah bekas penambangan timah dan kaolin yang menjadi aset berharga di Pulau Belitung.
Kemudian bekas galian ini terisi dengan air hujan hingga menjadi seperti saat ini. Sebagai informasi tambahan, kaolin ini merupakan hasil tambang unggulan Pulau Belitung selain timah yang biasa digunakan sebagai bahan dasar pembuat kosmetik, pasta gigi, dan […]

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 […]

Penyebab Kerusakan Undercarriage Excavator dan Bulldozer

Penyebab Kerusakan Undercarriage Excavator dan Bulldozer

Undercarriage adalah salah satu komponen penting pada alat berat seperti excavator dan bulldozer. Salah satu komponen alat berat bagian bawah ini meliputi frame dan seperangkat track dan berperan penting dalam perpindahan dari satu tempat ke tempat yang laing. Kerusakan pada bagian ini tidak dapat dihindari, karena pasalnya undercarriage akan mengalami kerusakan setelah 5 tahun pemakaian karena berbagai faktor. Namun, hal tersebut dapat dicegah dengan perawatan dan pemeriksaan dalam jangka waktu tertentu. Adapun beberapa penyebab kerusakaan undercarriage yang bisa dihindari.

Aus

Undercarriage yang aus bisa terjadi karena usia atau medan tempat beroperasinya bulldozer tersebut cukup ekstrim. Misalnya dekat pantai, jika  air laut […]

Bagaimana memilih sistem aset manajemen yang tepat?

Bagaimana memilih sistem aset manajemen yang tepat?

Dalam perkembangan dunia yang semakin pesat, memaksa perusahaan harus menjaga dan melindungi asset dengan baik dan secara digital agar tidak tertinggal dengan zaman. Di Indonesia dan beberapa Negara lainnya sudah banyak memiliki software atau sistem yang dapat mengelola asset manajemen secara mudah dan otomotatis, namun bagaimanakah memilih sistem asset manajemen yang tepat?

Sistem dapat dikonfigurasi

Sistem yang dapat dikonfigurasi atau dapat disesuaikan dengan modul kerja yang sudah ada dapat memudahkan perusahaan dalam memanage asset, dan mengelola asset tersebut.

Siap Pakai

Sistem atau software yang sudah ada dan siap dipakai dapat mempermudah perusahaan mengelola asset dengan cepat, karena  tidak termakan waktu dengan pembuatan sistem baru yang […]