The best tweets from Minexpo 2016

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Minexpo 2016 has come to an end. Even though we weren’t there to experience it first hand, Mining Global has been keeping a close eye...

Minexpo 2016 has come to an end.

Even though we weren’t there to experience it first hand, Mining Global has been keeping a close eye on social media to look at some of the best images, tweets, videos and just about everything and anything to come out of the biggest mining event worldwide.

So without further ado. Here are some of our favourite bits.

Komatsu – and people try and tell you that Minexpo isn’t something special. Then a wedding takes place. No seriously.

The Las Vegas convention and visitors centre – with what looks like a model village image. That it as actual mine truck. The sheer scope of the technology involved is just breath-taking.

Dassault Systemes – brings it virtual reality technology to the mining industry

Cat mining – it's not all technology on display, CEO Doug Oberhelman talks customer expectations and, well, technological innovation, looking back to a previous Minexpo appearence in 2008 where some of the tech on display from Caterpillar was only .

AirwareFresh off the news that the company has acquired Redbird, providers of drone data analytics platform for mining, aggregates and construction industries, Airware go the extra mile to prove their drone analysis will get the best views of mine data possible.


Joy Global – a joyous occasion – Komatsu and Joy Global in July announced an agreement in which Komatsu will acquire Joy Global. CEOs Ohashi and Doheny turned up at Minecxpo2016 to talk all things new innovations driving customer when the acquition is complete in 2017, and post for a lovely photo.


We’ll be looking to profile more of the big talking points coming out of Minexpo 2016 in an upcoming issue of Mining Global, so stay tuned.

But we will leave you with the last tweet:

Minexpo bringing the curtain down on a fantastic event and reminding you all to pencil the next event in your diaries.

Four years from now.

Basically just pencil it in each new diary you get until then.


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