first_imgDon’t forget the MINExpo preview in IM’s August issue, with extra distribution at Electra in South Africa – we need your input within the next week. Lining up the articles for the September issue, that will be at MINExpo, John Chadwick reports on Altona’s recently opened  Kylylahti copper-gold-zinc mine and the Luikonlahti regional processing hub, both outside Outokumpu in Finland. The picture is from the opening of the mine: Dr Alistair Cowden, Altona Mining, Managing Director,  Jyri Häkämies, Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, and Pekka Ravi, First Deputy Speaker of Finland’s Parliament.We’d also like your input for Paul’s articles on Drives and Controls, Haul Roads, Trucks, Surface Loading, the Mining of Oil Sands, Auctions and Equipment Trading; and John’s articles on Narrow Vein and Low Profile Mining, Fragmentation, Surface Drill and Blast, Process Development and Plant Design. Deadline mid July.last_img