Mining and Metals News

Mining and Metals Industry News as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Study Highlights New Competition in Wear Coatings

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thintri, Inc. has announced a new market study that projects significant opportunities for new technologies in wear coatings. The report, ‘Wear Coatings: Hard Chrome and Its Alternatives, 2016,’ highlights the movement from traditional hard chrome and even common chrome replacements like thermal spray to an array of new technologies that care poised to capture significant markets in wear coating applications.

Auction at USS-POSCO Industries Offers Excess and Disused MRO Spares Opportunities in September Online Auction

PITTSBURG, Calif., Aug. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USS-POSCO Industries (UPI), a large West Coast steel mill, has announced that it will be selling a variety of excess and disused MRO items through a second upcoming online auction, according to IAAS Worldwide who is presenting the auction.

Auction at USS-POSCO Industries Offers Excess and Disused MRO Spares Opportunities

PITTSBURG, Calif., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USS-POSCO Industries (UPI), a large West Coast steel mill, has announced that it will be selling a variety of excess and disused MRO items through an upcoming online auction. According to IAAS Worldwide, presenting the auction, among the many items to be listed will be: bearings, cylinders, pumps, valves, gears, pipe and hose fittings, filters, motors, brakes, electrical parts, fittings, fuses, PCB’s, and instrumentation.

NOMOREHEX Launches New Informational Website

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU.

DrivenBI Accelerates Reporting and Collaboration for United SheetMetal, Inc., a leading multinational manufacturer in the United States, China and Taiwan

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When the top management of United SheetMetal, Inc. had been seeking ways to reduce inventory, maximize gross profit, improve product quality and optimize the supply chain, they selected SRK, DrivenBI’s cloud based analytics platform. SRK replaced their spreadsheet-based analysis system. SRK enables businesses to carry out holistic analysis across different aspects of operations.

Laser Copper Cutting and Laser Brass Cutting Services Now Possible in North America

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser now offers laser cutting copper sheet and laser cutting brass sheet between .032 inches and .125 inches thick using newly acquired fiber laser cutting technology. Customers and OEMs can now cut nonferrous metals such as copper sheet and brass sheet at Ohio Laser. ISO 9001:2008 certified Ohio Laser can also fiber laser cut steel sheet metal to .5 inches, cut stainless steel sheet to .25 inches, and cut aluminum sheet to .1875 inches.

California Budget Deficit: Trailer Bills are Loophole Goldmine for Legislators Pet Projects

CONCORD, Calif., June 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit.

Platinum Group Metals Heading Toward Tight Supplies, Soaring Prices and Competition from Cheaper Alternatives

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum group metals (PGMs), namely, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium, are heading toward a period of exceptional volatility with supply constraints and dramatic fluctuations in price, according to a new report published by Thintri, Inc. The same materials are threatened in the longer term by competing materials in some of their largest markets.

Smith McKenna Reports that 2012 Marks Time to Invest in Silver

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Smith McKenna, LLC announced this week that 2012 is the time to invest in silver. Stephen M. Smith, managing member Smith McKenna, has 20 plus years of experience in commodity-market analysis and advises that silver will emerge as king.

Ecologic Names Leadership Team to Support Boart Longyear Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has appointed David Bromage and Rod Suhan as its leadership team dedicated to Boart Longyear Financial Services.

Ecologic Partners with Boart Longyear Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that its subsidiary, Ecologic Vendor Services, has signed a long-term agreement with Boart Longyear Financial Services (BLFS), a global vendor captive financing organization. BLFS will offer their customers competitive financing solutions for Boart Longyear mineral exploration drilling equipment.

Governor Brown Vetoes Attack on Suction Dredge Gold Miners, says Gold Pan California – Directs Secretary of Resources to Publish EIR

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is full of suction dredge gold miners celebrating a line-item veto that Governor Brown made in the final State Budget today. ‘This is the vindication we’ve been waiting for,’ says owner Mike Dunn.

California Budget: Raising Taxes Indefensible While Killing Solvent Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, just got a boost from Washington, D.C. to help fend off erroneous Legislation which is now tangled in the ongoing California budget negotiations.

California Budget: ‘Insane’ Legislature Tries to Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop and headquarters for California suction dredge miners, recently got a boost from Washington DC: Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) is mad as hell and wants Governor Brown’s assistance to squash 2 paragraphs of impending legislation which, if enacted, will kill the California suction gold mining industry.

California Budget: Suction Dredge Gold Miners Targeted – Foes Provide Erroneous $1.8M Deficit to State Legislature to Kill Industry, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has recently become the California headquarters for suction dredge gold miners whose industry faces permanent closure if 2 paragraphs of erroneous language are not deleted during the current Budget battle. ‘We are trying to alert the Legislators and Governor Jerry Brown about this erroneous budget information before a death blow is dealt to the miners,’ says Gold Pan owner Mike Dunn.

California Budget $1.8M Error Will Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously seeking a last-minute deletion of a math mistake in the current State Budget battle. ‘This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,’ says owner Mike Dunn.

Attorney General Jerry Brown: California Gold Mining Program Solvent – Legislature on Eve of Killing Industry over $1.8M Math Mistake

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously trying to get information about what is going on in Sacramento. ‘This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,’ says owner Mike Dunn.

California Budget Committee Attempts to Prohibit Gold Mining Science, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. That anticipation is quickly fading and scorn for the California Legislature is taking its place, for owner Mike Dunn. Pointing to a hefty 1,500-page scientific report, Dunn declares ‘The Legislature is trying to prohibit the science from being published. This is an arrant betrayal of the public trust!’

California Legislature Fails to Check Math: Proposed Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8 Million Increases Deficit by $23 Million, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, ‘Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?’

Golden State Legislature Poised to Kill Gold Mining Industry on Eve of New Regulations, says Gold Pan California

CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop, has been looking forward to the relief of November like salve applied to a burn. Owner Mike Dunn’s anticipation of relief was suddenly diverted 2 weeks ago, when the California Legislature began shuffling last minute trailer budget bill language which, if passed, will kill the suction gold mining industry and cost the Golden State $23 to $70 Million annually.

Sharewell L.P. Successfully Deploys Electro-Trac EM System to a Total Depth of 13,000-feet in the Dakota Formation of the Rocky Mountains

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell Energy Services, a division of Sharewell L.P., announced today that it just completed the drilling of a well in the Rocky Mountain area with its proprietary Electro-Magnetic Measurement While Drilling System (EM MWD) (Electro-Trac™) to a depth in excess of thirteen thousand feet (13,000 feet). This is a record depth for Sharewell’s state-of-the-art EM MWD technology.

One Year After Macondo Well (Deepwater Horizon) Disaster, Study Finds That Employees Stop Fewer Than 2 of 5 Observed Unsafe Operations

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A great number of accidents and injuries could have been prevented if someone had simply ‘spoken up.’ The prevalence and magnitude of this problem often gives rise to public frustration and, at times, indignation. To better understand why employees so frequently choose not to say anything in the face of potential disaster, The RAD Group conducted a large scale study of ‘Safety Interventions.’

Giving Back With Gold, Silver, and Precious Metals

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the economy in the state it has been over past few years, and the price of gold as high as it has ever been, some may find it ironic, that charity fundraising is at an all-time high, says The Gold Exchange. Fundraising parties, often with cheese, wine, and entertainment are springing up all over the United States, with patrons selling off their old watches, bracelets, rings or necklaces, to benefit local charities and public causes.

Tube Cutting Facility Opens at Ohio Laser LLC

PLAIN CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser LLC has opened a new dedicated laser tube cutting and laser pipe cutting facility on their ISO-9001:2008 manufacturing campus. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) can now streamline their production of tubes and pipes efficiently at one location.

Sharewell L.P. Completes the Purchase of its Electro-Trac EM Technology from E-Spectrum Technologies, Inc.

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell L.P. is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the patented, proprietary EM MWD technology jointly developed pursuant to an exclusive license agreement between E-Spectrum Technologies and Sharewell L.P. This unique technology was initially developed by E-Spectrum in cooperation with the Department of Energy.

First of a Kind Laser Tube Cutting System Installed in Ohio

PLAIN CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser LLC is adding a new 3600 Watt Trumpf TruLaser 7000 laser tube cutting system to its high-tech metal fabrication business. Industry experts consider this laser tube cutting system to be one of the most advanced in the world. It is the first system of its kind in Ohio and the Midwest.

Ohio Gratings, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary

CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Gratings, Inc. (OGI) is celebrating 40 years as a leader in the aluminum and steel bar grating industry. Founded with the motto, ‘Make It Right and Ship When Promised,’ OGI continues to expand while providing the highest level of customer service.

Union Ironworkers Raise the Bar with Continuous Training, Competitions, and New OSHA Relationship

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While U.S. industries struggle to rebuild, today’s union ironworkers are preparing to lead the next wave of new business construction. That’s because amidst the economic challenges of the past several years the Iron Workers International Union – teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) and the Ironworkers National Training Fund – has invested heavily in worksite-ready training programs for union ironworkers.

Ohio Laser Adds One-Two Punch of ISO 9001:2008 Certification and New 3D Laser Scanning Technology

PLAIN CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser LLC announced today that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification and installed a new advanced 3D laser scanning system, two crucial steps toward achieving world-class quality control of laser cut parts and fabricated metal parts in production. Companies that require quality control (QC) inspection, first article inspection and high quality repetitive processing will benefit from the new certification and technology at Ohio Laser.

Det-Tronics Releases the MSHA-approved IR Methane Gas Detector

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) announced today the release of a new Mining IR (MIR) fixed methane gas detector approved by the U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) to their standards. Intended for installation in underground mines, the MIR combustible gas detector infrared light beam to accurately measure methane gas concentration. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Farthing West Promotes Six Sigma Mining Management with SigmaFlow at AIMEX

SYDNEY, Australia and DALLAS, Texas – Aug. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Farthing West will highlight its Business Management for Mining Managers program during AIMEX 2007 – Asia Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition. This training program, utilizing SigmaFlow’s Best Practice Execution System(TM) software, is designed specifically for mining. It allows a mining business to have its people trained in practical business management applications.