Finnish-Russian Zyfra to introduce AI-based mining solutions in India

MINEX Forum | March 17, 2020
img0 The Odisha-based Thriveni Earthmovers Private Ltd has awarded it a contract to implement an ‘intelligent mine’ solution at NTPC’s Pakri Barwadih coal mining project in Jharkhand New Delhi: Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra on Sunday announced its plans to introduce artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions for mining in the Indian market. The Odisha-based Thriveni Earthmovers Private ...

Central Bank proposes legal framework for tokenization

Anastasia Bogdanova | February 19, 2020
img0 The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has formally proposed a legal framework for tokenization, but also plans to label cryptocurrency transactions as suspicious activity, it said in a press release Monday, Coin Desk writes in the article Russia’s Central Bank Proposes New Token Framework, but Labels Crypto Transactions ‘Suspicious’. The CBR announced it had successfully piloted a ...

Tajikistan will establish an online mining cadastre system

Anastasia Bogdanova | January 31, 2020
img0 Tajikistan creating a platform for dialogue Following its second Validation, Tajikistan has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI. The suspension that resulted from its first Validation has therefore been lifted. Speaking of: The EITI is enabling stakeholders to get a better overview of Tajikistan’s extractive sector and engage in more informed debate on natural ...

Smart Exploration is hitting the road running!

Anastasia Bogdanova | January 29, 2020
img0 Smart Exploration is hitting the road running! Smart Exploration Solutions are presented during Canadian Exploitation Tour on 27 February – 4 March 2020 Smart Exploration is now ready to introduce its prototypes and softwares into the market. In February-March 2020, the project representatives will be on a Canadian Tour presenting results and innovative solutions to ...

Geology Committee, Orano Mining set up JV in uranium mining

MINEX Forum | December 6, 2019
img0 The joint venture Nurlikum Mining, set up by the French company Orano Mining and the State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources (GeolCom) of Uzbekistan, will have the annual capacity to produce 1,500 tons of concentrated uranium oxide (U3O8), GeolCom said on Wednesday. In September, Orano and Goskomgeologiya signed an agreement on the establishment of ...

Epiroc introduces 6th Sense for smarter mining

MINEX Forum | July 18, 2019
img0 Epiroc has introduced 6th Sense, calling it a “game changer” that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity, sustainability and safety. 6th Sense is the Epiroc way to optimize customers’ processes by connecting machines, systems ...

Kyrgyzstan: Anti-uranium mining protests persist and proliferate

MINEX Forum | June 24, 2019
img0 There are at present 12 outstanding concessions for uranium exploration Kyrgyzstan is struggling to tamp down a mood of protest inspired by opposition to uranium mining, an industry that is lucrative but tainted by memories of Soviet-era practices. The capital city, Bishkek, has seen three anti-uranium demonstrations in the past week alone. The largest drew more than 200 people and ...

Trans-Siberian Gold: Notice of Annual General Meeting & Dividend Timetable

MINEX Forum | June 14, 2019
img0 Trans-Siberian Gold plc (TSG.LN), a low cost, high grade gold producer in Russia, announces the publication of its Notice of Annual General Meeting and confirms details of the timetable for payment of the proposed final dividend for the financial year ended 31 December 2018. The Company’s Annual General Meeting will be held at 11.00 a.m. (UK time) on ...

Historic Siberian mine to become automated

MINEX Forum | May 14, 2019
img0 The Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK ) has partnered with Zyfra Group’s subsidiary VIST Group, to develop an unmanned drilling technology at the Tugnuysky coal mine, located on the border between the Buryatia and Chita regions in south-central Siberia. Officially created in 1989, the open-pit operation has an annual output of approximately 12.5 million tonnes ...