"IPKON created a revolutionary silicate fixing agent for rock bolting and provided the mining and construction sectors with new opportunities" B. Khassen, director and co-owner.

5 key global trends in the mining industry in 2014

In its 11th annual review of global trends in the mining industry, PwC identifies key trends for the end of 2013, beginning of 2014. 1. THE CONFIDENCE CRISIS: WE’RE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS YET During 2013, the market value of the top 40 mining companies by market capitalization declined by 280 billion dollars, representing […]
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Partner with IPKON to become a leading supplier of the mining industry

Are you a producer of rock bolts, thin spray liners, shotcrete, steel meshes, synthetic webbing or cement and resin capsules? Do you want to become a leading supplier of the mining industry? We would like to propose to you a new business opportunity. Anchoring if the most widespread roof support technology in all countries with […]
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The non-toxic property of IPKON’s silicate capsules and their bearing capacity are confirmed by CANMET Mining

IPKON just received the results of the tests performed on its silicate capsules by CANMET Mining, the testing laboratory of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Government of Canada. These tests were carried out to determine the anchor capacity of the silicate capsules in accordance with ASTM F7401-08 Standards Method A. The tested capsules […]
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Another milestone achieved in the testing of IPKON’s silicate capsules

Test results of  IPKON silicate capsules used in the Tusup Kuzembayev mine (mine NO. 23) on May 6, 2014 The Tusup Kuzembayev mine is situated in the city of Saran, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan. Arcelor Mittal Temirtau owns this coal mine. The mine  started operations in 1959. Its annual production is 1,5 million tons of coal. The […]
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Top 10 Trends and Innovations in underground mining

January 15 (Wednesday), 2014  10:30 PST, 13:30 EDT, 18:30 GMT, 20:30 SAST The case for innovation in the mining industry has never been more compelling. The world of mining is still going through difficult times. To turn the page on these difficult times, mining companies will need to realize important transformations in their business system: rapid and accurate […]
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Silicate capsules: a revolutionary silicate fixing agent for rock bolting

March 18 (Wednesday), 2014  at  12:00  EST Duration 30 min The selection of a support technology is a key concern for any mining company involved in underground mining around the world. The Institute for the study of complex mineral development  (IPKON) is proud to present a free webinar on existing support technologies  Silicate capsules: a revolutionary […]
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Rock bolt installation using silicate capsules in the Aktasskaya mine

Installing rock bolts on the roof of a  dismantling chamber of a coal mine using IPKON ‘s silicate capsules ensures the sustainability of the roof rocks across the width of the chamber, greatly facilitating the removal of the roof supports complex and allowing to reduce capital and labor costs related to the building of the […]
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Switching to silicate capsules at the Ridder-Sokolny mine

IPKON’s silicate capsules were thoroughly tested and used in the Ridder-Sokolny mine owned by Kazzinc in the East Kazakhstan region. “After testing IPKON’s silicate capsules, the mine switched from resin capsules to silicate capsules as its sole type of capsule for roof support technology” – says Yury Sitnikov, the director of the mine. Holes were […]
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