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23 November 2016

XRT large diamond recovery circuit fully operational

Lucapa Diamond Company Limited and its partners, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes E.P. and Rosas & Petalas, are pleased to announce that following a successful commissioning phase the new XRT large diamond recovery circuit is in commercial operation processing oversize alluvial gravels at the Lulo Diamond Project in Angola.

18 October 2016

New XRT technology keeps Karowe´s precious stones rolling!

Having unearthed the 1 109ct ‘Lesedi la Rona’ – the second-largest gem quality diamond ever discovered and the 813ct ‘Constellation’ which was the most expensive rough diamond ever sold – in November last year, Lucara Diamond Corp. of Vancouver has now completed the upgrade of their large diamond recovery (LDR) XRT unit at the Karowe mine in Botswana.

27 July 2016

Bringing sensor-based sorting in mining to a new level

TOMRA Sorting’s mining team will be attending MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 26-28, 2016. TOMRA Sorting’s mining experts will be available at Stand 708 in the North Hall to explain the key advantages sensor-based sorting can bring to your operations.

09 May 2016

Untapped opportunities in the lithium sector

It is expected that the demand for lithium in traditional applications is set to continue its gradual increase.

22 January 2016

I2Mine Project: Demonstration day reveals great results 

Successful outcomes from the EU-funded I2Mine project were presented at New Boliden, Sweden. TOMRA Sorting Mining is contributing to the concept of an invisible, zero-impact mine where the focus is on the development of technologies suitable for deep mining activities.

24 November 2015

TOMRA Sorting's XRT equipment recovers world’s largest diamond in over 100 years

TOMRA Sorting Mining congratulates Lucara Diamond Corp.upon the recent recovery of a magnificent 1,111ct type IIa diamond using TOMRA X-ray transmission (XRT) technology at their Karowe Mine in Botswana.

17 March 2015

Innovative technology for diamond recovery

TOMRA Sorting´s innovative X-ray transmission (XRT) technology is installed at Karowe Diamond mine, Botswana, for diamond recovery.

28 January 2015


TOMRA Sorting Mining has secured a contract to supply a sensor-based sorting system consisting of nine sorters for the greenfield plant at Umm Wu’al, Saudia Arabia.

02 June 2014

Sensor-based sorting compendium available now

A compendium analyzing the characteristics of sensor-based sorting technology and evaluating its implementation in mining has recently been published.

08 April 2014

Cooperation with Outotec

TOMRA Sorting Solutions enters into cooperation with Outotec to expand its comminution product portfolio

02 January 2013

CommodasUltrasort GmbH

CommodasUltrasort GmbH and TOMRA Sorting GmbH merged to TOMRA Sorting GmbH

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