TX Mining Monthly
April 2019
ALERT: Please sign up now, today, for:
1. RMCMI-TMRA Joint Spring Event: Hideaway, TX; April 24-26 (it’s NOT too late!)
2. TMRA hosted End of Legislative Session Sine Die Event: The Long Center, Austin, TX; May 27.
Do I have your attention? Hope so. Read on for links that make joining in easy!
A Sun Coast Lubricant Audit May Reduce Costs
Sun Coast Resources Inc.
In dust-laden environments, your heavy equipment is at risk for lubricant contamination that could result in down time and repair costs. If you’re unsure your lubricants are stored properly or even concerned you don’t have the right lubricants to meet OEM requirements, a Sun Coast Certified Lubrication Specialist can conduct a Lubrication Audit. Contact us to schedule today.
Click here to learn more.
TMRA joined with Life:Powered.org to produce short informative videos about the importance of fossil fuel energy, showing how abundant, reliable and affordable energy helps us live longer and live better. Below is a link to each of the four videos.
Texas Railroad Commissioners today awarded the Sabine Mining Co. the Commission's 2019 Reclamation Award. The operator was recognized for restoring more than 3,400 contiguous acres of Harrison County, mined land into native grass habitat for bobwhite quail, grassland songbirds, Monarch butterflies, pollinating insects and grazing livestock.
Please think about TMRA whenever you and/or your company are celebrating a business milestone, award, anniversary, new business or equipment/technology innovation. Send PHOTOS and a short write up our way, making sure to show the names of those in the photo and other pertinent information. This is just another opportunity to participate WITH TMRA!
ROMCO Equipment Company
Waukesha-Pearce Industries, LLC
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Industry News
NMA’s Uranium Recovery Workshop provides an opportunity for representatives from NMA, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), uranium recovery licensees and other stakeholders to meet and communicate directly regarding uranium recovery technical and regulatory process issues.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $20 million in federal funding for cooperative agreements that will help accelerate the deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS). The selected projects will support the Office of Fossil Energy’s (FE) Carbon Storage Program.
Amid a fuel that is so often miscast as a Hollywood villain, I’d like to briefly lay out what I would call the surprisingly sustainable case for coal... with three key observations.
Komatsu Mining
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It’s hard to think of construction and construction materials workers without hard hats, but the ubiquitous headgear wasn’t always a staple on the jobsite.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a Report of Investigation involving fatality from a highwall collapse at the Little Spring Creek Mine in Walker County, Ala.
Recruitment and Hiring
First Cobalt Corp., the $50-million company, is inching closer to becoming the first producer of battery-grade cobalt to feed the nascent North American electric vehicle market, but there are still plenty of roadblocks in its way.
The Internet of Things, robotics and plasma are transforming mining into a safer and more productive industry. Mining-technology.com picks ten technologies with the potential to transform mining.
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