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October 2022

The October issue of Global Mining Review is available now! Check out this month’s array of technical articles, covering topics such as: drives, drones & UAVs, battery technology, and drilling. Hear the latest from big industry names, including: FLSmidth, TOMRA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Emerson, and many more. And don’t miss out on our latest special report from CRU and Guest Comment from Shell.

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03 Guest Comment

05 World News

12 Product News

14 Three Trajectories
Yusu Mao and Shankhadeep Mukherjee, CRU Group, present the changing dynamics of steel production in Asia and its impact on iron ore and metallurgical coal producers.

20 GMDs And The Clean Energy Transition
Marcelo Perrucci, ABB, explains why gearless mill drives (GMDs) are the preferred solution for high-capacity mills when combined with digital and service solutions.

26 Protecting Open Gears In Shovels
Roger Young, Imperial Oil, Canada, provides an overview of the keys to preventing unwanted shovel downtime through the proper lubrication of open gear components.

29 The Mining Industry And The Green Energy Future
William Leahy, FLSmidth, Denmark, discusses the critical role the mining industry plays in meeting the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and limiting global warming.

33 Total Focus On Testing
Frederic Reverdy, Eddyfi Technologies, France, outlines how advanced non-destructive testing helps improve mining equipment operations.

38 A Multi-Purpose Drill Rig
Ceren Satirlar Balci and Müzeyyen Çakir, Barkom Group Drilling Rigs and Equipment, Turkey, reviews the functions and uses of a new multi-purpose drill rig and its role in the ever-changing mining industry.

44 UAVs In The Mining Industry
Brad Schmidt, Trimble Applanix, Canada, considers the use of UAVs in mining operations; with productivity gains, more informed decision making, and increased safety among the benefits.

50 A Digital Solution To Global Copper Supply Issues
Ellen Thomson, Thermo Fisher Scientific, UK, details how technologies and digital innovations are essential to tackling global copper supply issues.

54 Using Multi-Channel LASERs In Mining
Harold Cline, TOMRA, USA, explores the recent developments and applications of multi-channel LASERs for sensor-based sorting.

59 Increasing Mineral Processing Productivity
Duncan High, Haver & Boecker Niagara, assesses how departing from traditional screening systems to advanced technologies improves productivity and profits.

63 Automation And Lithium Production
Jonas Berge, Emerson, Singapore, illustrates how automation can accelerate spodumene mining and refining processes.

67 The Clean Nickel Revolution
Chris Gower, Altilium Group, Indonesia, introduces a new nickel and cobalt delivery solution capable of providing the critical metals feedstock demanded by the EV industry.

71 How Can We Make Electrification Sustainable?
Megan O’Connor, Nth Cycle, emphasises the importance of a sustainable supply chain as the world moves towards increased electrification.

74 The Future Is Powered By Lithium
Teague Egan, EnergyX, USA, highlights lithium’s critical importance to the energy transition and the role of the mining industry in providing a sustainable supply chain.

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