All systems go

Professor Robin Burgess-Limerick talked about human-systems integration at SME in February

All systems go
All systems go
All systems go
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All systems go

Professor Robin Burgess-Limerick talked about human-systems integration at SME in February

All systems go
All systems go
All systems go

Beowulf awards drilling contract for Kallak

Drilling work is in support of the exploration target of 90-100m tonnes at 22-30% iron content.

Beowulf awards drilling contract for Kallak
Beowulf awards drilling contract for Kallak
Beowulf awards drilling contract for Kallak

Downer secures new Fortescue deal

Contractor grows its ties with miner, inks Eliwana contract.

27 MAY 2020

Development

Downer secures new Fortescue deal
Downer secures new Fortescue deal

Uralkali builds stronger bulkhead to boost safety

The first two bulkheads at Solikamsk-1 and Solikamsk-2 fields were waterproofed in the 1980s.

Uralkali builds stronger bulkhead to boost safety
Uralkali builds stronger bulkhead to boost safety
Uralkali builds stronger bulkhead to boost safety
Uralkali builds stronger bulkhead to boost safety

AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona

Innovative project will be development pole for region

27 MAY 2020

Development

AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona
AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona
AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona

Altyn: Drilling rigs will accelerate development

The company is targeting a run rate of 45,000t/month in the fourth quarter.

26 MAY 2020

Development

Epiroc's Boomer T1 is a single-boom face drilling rig
Epiroc's Boomer T1 is a single-boom face drilling rig

Syama's automation surge

Resolute's attempts to create a fully autonomous underground gold mine are clearing big milestones

26 MAY 2020

Technology / innovation

Outotec's VSF X chosen for DRC project

The modular system can fast-track delivery and installation.

01 JUN 2020

Plant

Outotec's VSF X chosen for DRC project
Outotec's VSF X chosen for DRC project
Outotec's VSF X chosen for DRC project
Outotec's VSF X chosen for DRC project

Fire causes 'extensive' damage at Boliden crusher

Fire put out and no injuries sustained but production suspended 'until further notice'

Fire causes 'extensive' damage at Boliden crusher
Fire causes 'extensive' damage at Boliden crusher
Fire causes 'extensive' damage at Boliden crusher

Pushing forward

Mining and mineral processing still have a long way to go to catch up with automation

Pushing forward
Pushing forward

Metso's modularised plants target capex savings

The modular design aims to reduce installation costs

26 MAY 2020

Comminution

Metso's modularised plants target capex savings
Metso's modularised plants target capex savings
Metso's modularised plants target capex savings

Tailings study lifts Monarch Gold's Wasamac

Wasamac tailings will be significantly less harmful to the environment.

Tailings study lifts Monarch Gold's Wasamac
Tailings study lifts Monarch Gold's Wasamac
Tailings study lifts Monarch Gold's Wasamac

Tombstone retains 5D for heap leach project

Project at Bonanza Harquahala should be complete by September.

22 MAY 2020

Design / Build

Tombstone retains 5D for heap leach project
Tombstone retains 5D for heap leach project

Fortescue approves A$20M for Aboriginal contractors

Miner said funding will help nine regional Oz businesses.

Fortescue approves A$20M for Aboriginal contractors
Fortescue approves A$20M for Aboriginal contractors
Fortescue approves A$20M for Aboriginal contractors
Fortescue approves A$20M for Aboriginal contractors

Mines restarting in Mexico

With pandemic stoppage period ending, mines are resuming work

29 MAY 2020

Covid-19

Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico

RCT sets up South Korean partnership

Company will deliver automation and control products under technology partnership.

RCT sets up South Korean partnership
RCT sets up South Korean partnership

Northern Ireland gold mine restarts processing

The company has changed working practices to meet UK COVID-19 requirements.

28 MAY 2020

Covid-19

Coronado restarts US ops after COVID-19 idle

Shutdown due to COVID-19 had been ongoing since late March.

28 MAY 2020

Covid-19

Coronado restarts US ops after COVID-19 idle
Coronado restarts US ops after COVID-19 idle

Kangra halting production

South African operation to be placed on care and maintenance.

27 MAY 2020

Covid-19

Kangra halting production
Kangra halting production

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Deswik releases road audit tool

Designed to boost opencut efficiency

29 MAY 2020

Transport

Deswik releases road audit tool
Deswik releases road audit tool
Deswik releases road audit tool
Deswik releases road audit tool

Epiroc wins Codelco contract

Solutions include the Rig Control System, which makes equipment ready for automation.

28 MAY 2020

Logistics

Epiroc wins Codelco contract
Epiroc wins Codelco contract
Epiroc wins Codelco contract
Epiroc wins Codelco contract

Condra instals hoists at Kusile

Supplier completes installations at South African asset

28 MAY 2020

Logistics

Condra instals hoists at Kusile
Condra instals hoists at Kusile
Condra instals hoists at Kusile

Superior enters Southeast Asia

KeepMining will represent company in India, Japan, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries.

26 MAY 2020

Transport

Superior enters Southeast Asia
Superior enters Southeast Asia
Superior enters Southeast Asia

CIL launches coal transport projects

The conveyor belt projects aim to increase efficiency and reduce pollution

26 MAY 2020

Transport

CIL launches coal transport projects
CIL launches coal transport projects
CIL launches coal transport projects

Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer

Newcrest had been concerned it would run out of water due to drought

20 MAY 2020

Natural resources

Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer
Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer

Deswik technology targets 'subjective' infill drilling plans

The optimisation algorithm can trial millions of hole configurations.

01 JUN 2020

Exploration

Deswik technology targets 'subjective' infill drilling plans
Deswik technology targets 'subjective' infill drilling plans
Deswik technology targets 'subjective' infill drilling plans
Deswik technology targets 'subjective' infill drilling plans

Windfall Geotek secures drone deal for AI exploration

The firms are working on an AI-based offering for digital exploration.

01 JUN 2020

Exploration

Windfall Geotek secures drone deal for AI exploration
Windfall Geotek secures drone deal for AI exploration
Windfall Geotek secures drone deal for AI exploration
Windfall Geotek secures drone deal for AI exploration

Beowulf partner plans drone survey in Kosovo

The drone will carry out low-level survey flights across mountainous terrain.

01 JUN 2020

Exploration

Beowulf partner plans drone survey in Kosovo
Beowulf partner plans drone survey in Kosovo
Beowulf partner plans drone survey in Kosovo

LKAB extracts apatite from mine waste

The apatite will be processed mainly into phosphorus mineral fertilisers and rare earth elements.

29 MAY 2020

Innovation

LKAB extracts apatite from mine waste
LKAB extracts apatite from mine waste
LKAB extracts apatite from mine waste

Metalsearch partner makes IP progress on zeolite technology

Zeolites play an important role as in everyday dishwashing and laundry detergent.

29 MAY 2020

Innovation

Metalsearch partner makes IP progress on zeolite technology
Metalsearch partner makes IP progress on zeolite technology
Metalsearch partner makes IP progress on zeolite technology

Komatsu secures engineering IP in the cloud

Komatsu uses the software to help streamline and safeguard the supply chain.

28 MAY 2020

Innovation

Komatsu secures engineering IP in the cloud
Komatsu secures engineering IP in the cloud

AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona

Innovative project will be development pole for region

27 MAY 2020

Development

AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona
AngloGold aims for modern mine blueprint at Quebradona

Mines restarting in Mexico

With pandemic stoppage period ending, mines are resuming work

29 MAY 2020
Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico
Mines restarting in Mexico

Mining is changing

Mining Magazine brings its readers the 'Automation and Control' issue

29 MAY 2020
Mining is changing
Mining is changing
Mining is changing

Northern Ireland gold mine restarts processing

The company has changed working practices to meet UK COVID-19 requirements.

28 MAY 2020
Northern Ireland gold mine restarts processing
Northern Ireland gold mine restarts processing

Coronado restarts US ops after COVID-19 idle

Shutdown due to COVID-19 had been ongoing since late March.

28 MAY 2020
Coronado restarts US ops after COVID-19 idle
Coronado restarts US ops after COVID-19 idle

Kangra halting production

South African operation to be placed on care and maintenance.

27 MAY 2020
Kangra halting production
Kangra halting production