All Blog Posts about ‘Mining’

US Mining Industry Poised for Growth

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The once beleaguered US mining industry is seeing a flurry of indications that the sector is headed for an upward swing; efforts to move toward a low carbon economy, combined with pro-mining legislation are causing excitement within the industry, promising long awaited growth in many Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at 2018 SME Annual Conference and Expo

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO International will be exhibiting at the 2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota from February 25-28th. The conference unites over 6,000 industry professionals from around the globe on a variety of mining related topics, from innovation and best practices, to cutting-edge research Continue reading →

 

Tailings Retreatment: The Next Big Revenue Source for the Mining Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tailings, or the material remaining after a valuable component has been separated from the gangue, have long plagued the mining industry with management costs, liability risks, and disposal challenges. Due to their toxicity, tailings pose a number of risks if not properly managed. Furthermore, the Continue reading →

 

Metals Market Expected to Grow with Shift to a Low Carbon Economy

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

As renewable energy technologies and electric vehicles look set to dominate the market in an effort to achieve a low-carbon economy, the metals market could be slated for significant growth. These changes could manifest in a number of ways as a result of how various Continue reading →

 

SX-EW Moves into New Metal Markets

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The solvent extraction electro-winning process (SX-EW) is a hydrometallurgical means of extracting, purifying, and concentrating metals. SX-EW has continued to demonstrate successful use in effectively extracting and recovering copper from low grade and oxide ores. As a result, SX-EW has quickly become a staple in Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: MINExpo 2016

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo comes from MINExpo 2016, a premiere exhibition on mining equipment and services from around the world. MINExpo was held in Las Vegas September 26 – 28th, 2016 and FEECO was once again an exhibitor. Tim Matzke, Material Handling Sales, and Chris Kozicki, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Ore Agglomerator

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Ore Agglomerator

Our photo this week shows a rotary ore agglomerator preparing for shipment. The drum, weighing in at around 55 Tons, is being lifted by a crane onto a base while it awaits shipment. Ore agglomerators are used in heap leaching processes around the world for Continue reading →

 

Governor Walker Signs Mining Bill

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Yesterday, Governor Scott Walker signed the mining bill that will help to ease the permit process for companies looking to mine in Wisconsin. This means good news for potential mining companies like Gogebic Taconite, who has been looking to start an iron mine in the Continue reading →

 

FEECO A Valued Asset to the Mining Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO A Valued Asset to the Mining Industry

While many consider mining to be the act of extracting materials from the earth, there is much more to mining than meets the eye. The mining industry covers everything from the initial excavation, to separating the material from the ore in which it lies, and Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at MINExpo 2012

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

MINExpo 2012

This month, FEECO will be heading to Las Vegas, Nevada, to exhibit at MINExpo 2012. MINExpo, hosted by the National Mining Association (NMA), is the foremost exhibition for mining equipment and services in the world. It draws a crowd of the top mining industry executives Continue reading →