Prairieville, La.—Mining Media, the owner of Engineering & Mining Journal and Coal Age, announced it has purchased the title and assets of World Mining Equipment from U.K.-based Metal Bulletin. The assets include several industry conferences. WME will be merged into E&MJ, a title that has served the global mining market for more than 140 years. The combined publication will have a circulation of more than 20,000. WME’s editor, Mike Woof, will move to Mining Media and will serve as international editor for E&MJ and Coal Age. He will continue to be based in London.