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IMA Engineering, “a huge step forward in my career”

IMA Engineering - IlluMINEation

Upon completing the 1st academic year of my master’s studies, I joined IMA Engineering Oy as a Research Engineer. This was for my summer internship and I have been working full-time since early May this year. I moved to Finland in Autumn 2021 for my higher studies. I am following the Mineral Resources and Sustainable […]

The benefits of ore sorting and sensing in mining

Cross belt analyzer

Ilpo Auranen, Chairman of IMA, has been recently interviewed by the International Mining Magazine on the topic of ore sorting. In this interview, Ilpo talks about the benefits of ore sorting and sensing in the mining industry, sharing a success story from an iron mine in Brazil. The success story comes from a nickel operation […]

IMA Smart Mining Solutions in 2021

There is no doubt that 2021 was an interesting year for everybody. During this month we take some time to count our achievements and learn how we can further improve and serve the world. We also produced and launched our solutions video this year, to better illustrate how IMA Smart Mining Solutions work together to improve mining efficiency and reduce mining costs. For more IMA Smart Mining Solutions please visit our YouTube Channel.

Economics of pre-concentration in mining: Bulk Ore Sorting in a copper mine

Pre-concentration by Bulk Ore Sorting (BOS) has gained interest in the mining industry over the past few years due to its environmental and economic benefits. The BOS method is utilizing reducing natural rock heterogeneity in separating the waste rock from the ore before it enters energy intensive grinding and mineral processing process.

Reducing carbon footprint in mining by bulk ore sorting

Sustainability and environmental consideration stand at the core of IMA’s philosophy. Everything we do is to help mines become more efficient and environmentally sustainable. In Bulk Ore Sorting the IMA BOSS is removing waste rock from mineral concentrator feed material and replacing it from ore recovered by sorting from waste rock.

Remote installations and reduction in CO2 emissions

With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we have reduced and, in many cases, halted completely our travel plans to visit our customers. We worked hard to transform and adapt to the new global economical and environmental situations, and this led to remote deliveries and installation of our smart mining solutions. This month we delivered and installed the IMACON remotely in Peru. Our solutions are installed and used in a copper mine.