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China’s Sino Iron Project–a Challenging Investment

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Director of the Mining and Power industries, Alan Novak, provides an update on China’s mining investments outside its borders. An article in the 26 August Wall Street Journal, China Rethinks Deals for Resources highlights how China may be rethinking its investment in large foreign natural resources projects due to challenges faced by Chinese owner […]

Mining Applications Require New, More Powerful Actuator Designs

Posted in Actuator, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, June 4th, 2012. No comments yet
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Mike McQuade shares how a mining pipeline valve application with huge torque demands necessitated a new valve actuator design to meet the challenge. Three miles above sea level in the mountains of central Peru is the Toromocho open-pit, copper mine. When you visit the site, you are issued an oxygen […]

Super Server for Large Mining Automation Project

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals, Project Services on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011. 3 comments so far
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I’ve been in the process automation business for a long time and met many really great folks. One of them, Fluor Canada‘s Steve Priest, I got to know long ago from his days with Emerson local business partner, Norpac Controls. Steve is now with Fluor Canada and was working with Paul Yanchus with Emerson local […]

Potash: Feeding the World

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, December 5th, 2011. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Eric Kuebler, a metals & mining industry manager for Fisher valves and instruments describes the importance of mining potash for the world’s food supply. My last blog discussed the growing mining market in Quebec through its Plan Nord investment. However, this is not the only investments occurring in Canada. Aside from the oil sands […]

How Countries Can Boost Their Economies through Mining

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals, Regulatory Compliance on Monday, November 7th, 2011. One comment so far
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Emerson’s Eric Kuebler, a metals & mining industry manager for the Fisher Valve team, shares his thoughts on how mining can boost a country’s economic growth. Northern Quebec is a largely untouched wilderness mainly consisting of the northern arctic regions of Quebec. However, this region is known to hold mineral resources, woodlands and potential hydroelectric […]