Amcast Mining Blog

Information on the Mining and Quarry Industries

Steel and Robotics: Our Partner's Latest Manufacturing Advancements

 

AMCAST today announced the newest addition to FAR S.p.A’s hi-tech steel castings manufacturing...

AMCAST's CEO, Tomaso Veneroso, Speaks at This Years OSSGA Seminar

 

This past week, the OSSGA held their Operations, Health and Safety Seminar. This one-day...

Taxation and Government Royalties in Mining: What’s Fair to All?

What’s fair when it comes to taxes and/or royalties imposed by governments on mining operations?...

AMCAST’s Statement on Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Restrictions in Italy

As you may know, Am Cast’s partner foundry, F.A.R. Fonderie Acciaierie Roiale, is located in...

Space Mining Could be Worth Trillions

Space mining could soon become a reality and will likely yield trillions in mineral wealth....

Canada’s Mining Industry Paves Way to a Lower-Carbon Economy

 

With the December 12, 2015 adoption of the Paris Climate Accord by nearly all the world's...

US Government Opens Millions of Acres in the California Desert to Mining

 

In an effort to deliver on their promised declaration to “make America great again,” the Trump...

Tariff Plans Bring Some Steel and Aluminum Makers to Restart Plant Operations

 

As reported in the March 7, 2018 Wall Street Journal, some steel and aluminum manufacturers in...

A Demand for Batteries has Sparked a Cobalt Frenzy. What Will Happen Next?

 

Cobalt, a blue-gray metallic element, atomic number 27 on the periodic table of elements, is...

Apple Planning to Buy Cobalt Directly from Miners

Until recently, cobalt has been somewhat of a sleeper on the commodities market. It was much...

Mining the Moon: The Next Gold Rush

 

January 2018 saw three unique Moon phenomena occurring all in one day - a Blue Moon (second...

As the World is Increasingly Explored, New Mineral Mining Opportunities Go Far Afield

 

Exploration is the lifeblood of the mining industry. While difficult, labor-intensive and...

Electric Car Boom Drives Lithium Demand to Mining's $90 Billion Hub

 

There's no escaping the fact that electric vehicles ( EVs), are garnering tremendous attention...

Metal Streaming: Transforming Canada into a Global Financial Hub for the Mining Industry

 

It may come as no surprise to you that Canada is currently the leading global financial hub...

Robots and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the Mining Industry

 

There is no question that automation is seriously changing the mining industry, affecting...

The World is Running Out of Sand

 

All around the world, the demand for sand is more intense than most would ever suspect. The...

New Emerging Technologies are Helping to Remove Diesel Particulate Matter from Underground Mines

The use of diesel-powered machinery has been a great asset to the mining industry for the past...

How to Choose the Right Blow Bar for your Crusher

 

1. Choose Machined Blow Bars

Image #1An image of well-machined blow bars from AMCAST.

Why are my Impact Crusher Blow Bars Breaking?

 

There are many reasons why your impact crusher blow bars are breaking on a regular basis. We...

Choosing the Right Rock Crushing Equipment

 

Stone crushing can be classified into four stages depending on the degree to which the...