The permitting process

Permitting issues for mining projects in the US, and a proposed solution from the White House

12 JUN 2020

Sustainability

The permitting process
The permitting process
The permitting process
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Downer takes delivery of Komatsu 830E-5 trucks

The new model brings increased speed on gradients through horsepower variations.

08 JUL 2020

Fleet

Downer takes delivery of Komatsu 830E-5 trucks
Downer takes delivery of Komatsu 830E-5 trucks
Downer takes delivery of Komatsu 830E-5 trucks

Steppe hits commercial production at ATO

Company exceeds 15,000 ounces sold.

07 JUL 2020

Development

Steppe hits commercial production at ATO
Steppe hits commercial production at ATO
Steppe hits commercial production at ATO

Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach

The government has pledged to prohibit mining activities at the plant.

Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach
Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach

DEZEGA and MineARC sign self-rescuer deal

Deal will cover DEZEGA's self-rescuers and breathing apparatus equipment.

DEZEGA and MineARC sign self-rescuer deal
DEZEGA and MineARC sign self-rescuer deal
DEZEGA and MineARC sign self-rescuer deal
DEZEGA and MineARC sign self-rescuer deal

Alamos wraps Young-Davidson underground expansion

Ontario, Canada mine has commissioned new shaft

09 JUL 2020

Development

Alamos wraps Young-Davidson underground expansion
Alamos wraps Young-Davidson underground expansion
Alamos wraps Young-Davidson underground expansion

Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa

Going electric lowers ventilation and diesel storage costs.

06 JUL 2020

Fleet

Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa
Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa

New direct flotation reactors ready at Copper Mountain

First phase of mill expansion in Canada is now complete

New direct flotation reactors ready at Copper Mountain
New direct flotation reactors ready at Copper Mountain
New direct flotation reactors ready at Copper Mountain
New direct flotation reactors ready at Copper Mountain

Metso Outotec reports mill contract, restructuring

SMD mills use a fluidised, vertical stirred mill design

08 JUL 2020

Plant

Metso Outotec reports mill contract, restructuring
Metso Outotec reports mill contract, restructuring
Metso Outotec reports mill contract, restructuring

Thermo Fisher particle analyser targets efficiency

The analyser pulls a continuous sample using a vacuum eductor.

07 JUL 2020

Comminution

Thermo Fisher particle analyser targets efficiency
Thermo Fisher particle analyser targets efficiency

NQ Minerals boosts Hellyer throughput

Company finished a plant upgrade and circuit optimisation exercise at Hellyer mine.

02 JUL 2020

Plant

NQ Minerals boosts Hellyer throughput
NQ Minerals boosts Hellyer throughput
NQ Minerals boosts Hellyer throughput

Newcrest joins comminution-excellence network

Miner joins several other miners in coalition circle.

30 JUN 2020

Comminution

Newcrest joins comminution-excellence network
Newcrest joins comminution-excellence network
Newcrest joins comminution-excellence network

India mine awards plant contract to thyssenkrupp

Three units will be used within a new coal handling plant.

29 JUN 2020

Plant

India mine awards plant contract to thyssenkrupp
India mine awards plant contract to thyssenkrupp

BHP trials remote assistance tech

Starts new remote-in, remote-out arrangements

BHP trials remote assistance tech
BHP trials remote assistance tech
BHP trials remote assistance tech
BHP trials remote assistance tech

Cobre Panama gets back to work

First Quantum resuming production in Panama

Cobre Panama gets back to work
Cobre Panama gets back to work
Cobre Panama gets back to work

Inca One launches gold data project in Peru

XplorTracker will plot artisan miner mapping data against sample information.

Inca One launches gold data project in Peru
Inca One launches gold data project in Peru

Fruta del Norte restarts

Mill is processing stockpiles but mining is ramping up.

06 JUL 2020

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OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak

The infection hotspot is close to the Polish border.

OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak
OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak

Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone

Phased restart to begin mid-July.

Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone
Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone

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Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units

Each PWR BLOKs corresponds to 18 MW ni power generation

Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units
Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units
Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units
Samancor Chrome to trial energy conversion units

Metso wins CSX dumper system contract

The delivery includes two complete dumper barrel assemblies.

30 JUN 2020

Transport

Metso wins CSX dumper system contract
Metso wins CSX dumper system contract
Metso wins CSX dumper system contract
Metso wins CSX dumper system contract

Matrix sets up LED lighting division

US-based safety products supplier launches new lighting division

30 JUN 2020

Logistics

Matrix sets up LED lighting division
Matrix sets up LED lighting division
Matrix sets up LED lighting division

Anglo inks Brazilian wind power deal

Long-term deal is effective in 2022.

Anglo inks Brazilian wind power deal
Anglo inks Brazilian wind power deal
Anglo inks Brazilian wind power deal

Strata links up with Geoverse for new level of LTE/5G

Pair will offer Geoverse's spectrum to the mining industry.

23 JUN 2020

Communications

Strata links up with Geoverse for new level of LTE/5G
Strata links up with Geoverse for new level of LTE/5G
Strata links up with Geoverse for new level of LTE/5G

New interconnection option for large mines

NAI Group releases cable harness assemblies suited for large operations.

New interconnection option for large mines
New interconnection option for large mines

Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors

The sensors generate enough data to perform preventive maintenance

09 JUL 2020

Innovation

Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors
Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors
Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors
Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors

RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia

Company said placement is just the latest in region

07 JUL 2020

Innovation

RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia
RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia
RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia
RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia

IMDEX buys AusSpec for US$5.9 million

Acquisition strengthens IMDEX's mineralogy offerings

07 JUL 2020

Exploration

IMDEX buys AusSpec for US$5.9 million
IMDEX buys AusSpec for US$5.9 million
IMDEX buys AusSpec for US$5.9 million

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

The pandemic has escalated the need for a sustainable mining sector.

03 JUL 2020

Innovation

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines
COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines
COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation

Asset management digitalisation forecast to generate medium-term cost benefits.

03 JUL 2020

Innovation

Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation
Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation
Alrosa sees US$45M maintenance savings in digitalisation

ASM joint venture produces titanium alloy

Process uses 45% less power than other methods.

02 JUL 2020

Innovation

ASM joint venture produces titanium alloy
ASM joint venture produces titanium alloy

Minerva expands into Australia, NZ markets

TERRA can also use AI to identify multi-element zones

01 JUL 2020

Exploration

Minerva expands into Australia, NZ markets
Minerva expands into Australia, NZ markets

Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines

The mines have implemented safety measures to protect workers.

06 JUL 2020
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines

Mponeng slowly awakening once more

Underground South African mine had large number of positive COVID-19 cases recently

08 JUN 2020
Mponeng slowly awakening once more
Mponeng slowly awakening once more
Mponeng slowly awakening once more

Adapting post-pandemic with remote coaching

Immersive Technologies releases Remote Trainer Station

04 JUN 2020
Adapting post-pandemic with remote coaching
Adapting post-pandemic with remote coaching

Epiroc cuts jobs in Sweden

OEM cited lower demand worldwide for job cuts.

02 JUN 2020
Epiroc cuts jobs in Sweden
Epiroc cuts jobs in Sweden

Mines restarting in Mexico

With pandemic stoppage period ending, mines are resuming work

29 MAY 2020
Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico