Newmont powering through second-phase digitalisation

CTO tracks Newmont's digitalisation beginnings to the late 80s.

16 NOV 2020

Innovation

Newmont powering through second-phase digitalisation
Newmont powering through second-phase digitalisation
Newmont powering through second-phase digitalisation

Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project

A freeze wall design provides full hydraulic containment of the ISR well field.

Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project
Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project
Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project

Kazakh gold miner automates dozer with RCT

ControlMaster will direct the dozer remotely to work in hazardous locations.

02 DEC 2020

Fleet

Kazakh gold miner automates dozer with RCT
Kazakh gold miner automates dozer with RCT
Kazakh gold miner automates dozer with RCT

Centamin awards waste stripping deal for Sukari

It has also expanded and extended the existing Capital Drilling rig contract at Sukari.

Centamin awards waste stripping deal for Sukari
Centamin awards waste stripping deal for Sukari

Newmont restarts upgraded Musselwhite conveyor

Musselwhite is ramping up to capacity with new conveyor and materials handling system

03 DEC 2020

Development

Newmont restarts upgraded Musselwhite conveyor
Newmont restarts upgraded Musselwhite conveyor
Newmont restarts upgraded Musselwhite conveyor
Newmont restarts upgraded Musselwhite conveyor

Scotgold pours first gold at Cononish

Scotgold plans to increase production at the mine to 23,500oz/yr by May 2022.

01 DEC 2020

Development

Scotgold pours first gold at Cononish
Scotgold pours first gold at Cononish
Scotgold pours first gold at Cononish

Caledonia completes central shaft works at Blanket

Central shaft key to Caledonia's expansion plans.

30 NOV 2020

Development

Caledonia completes central shaft works at Blanket
Caledonia completes central shaft works at Blanket

Better breathing through research

Mining Magazine's notes from the 'Silica Exposure and Lung Disease in the Mining Industry' event.

30 NOV 2020

Technology / innovation

Mason Graphite reports 'remarkable' battery test results

Batteries kept 86% of their original capacity after 470 cycles of charge and discharge.

Mason Graphite reports
Mason Graphite reports
Mason Graphite reports
Mason Graphite reports

Eramet boosts productivity with AI in Gabon, Senegal

High-temperature furnaces in Norway and New Caledonia have used AI to analyse predictive information

04 DEC 2020

Plant

Eramet boosts productivity with AI in Gabon, Senegal
Eramet boosts productivity with AI in Gabon, Senegal
Eramet boosts productivity with AI in Gabon, Senegal

Cypress considers chloride leaching for Clayton Valley lithium

Decision to look at chloride leaching for lithium extraction follows from recent test results.

Cypress considers chloride leaching for Clayton Valley lithium
Cypress considers chloride leaching for Clayton Valley lithium

Kenmare's Pilivili plant ramping up at Moma

Facility first started processing in new location about six weeks ago.

Kenmare
Kenmare
Kenmare

Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project

A freeze wall design provides full hydraulic containment of the ISR well field.

Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project
Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project
Denison changes design for in-situ uranium project

St-Georges, Altair in lithium tech agreement

Companies ink deal to advance process technology.

St-Georges, Altair in lithium tech agreement
St-Georges, Altair in lithium tech agreement

RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy

Cloud-based solution calculates optimal timeframe for inventory orders, costs and order frequency.

03 DEC 2020

Maintenance

RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy
RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy
RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy
RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy

Ceylon Graphite brings back K1 and M1 projects

Sri Lanka graphite sites had been impacted by pandemic restrictions.

Ceylon Graphite brings back K1 and M1 projects
Ceylon Graphite brings back K1 and M1 projects
Ceylon Graphite brings back K1 and M1 projects

ERG commits to Responsible Minerals Initiative

Assessment includes an independent third-party assessment of refinery management systems

ERG commits to Responsible Minerals Initiative
ERG commits to Responsible Minerals Initiative

EGC, Trafigura partner on ethical cobalt in DRC

EGC must ensure that the ore marketed by Trafigura complies with OECD standards

25 NOV 2020

Supply chain management

Commercial gold production called at Castle Mountain

Company is reviewing expanding the mine to a 200,000oz/yr operation.

Commercial gold production called at Castle Mountain
Commercial gold production called at Castle Mountain

Sandvik building new Perth workshop

Facility will include a workshop, office, meeting facilities and testing and training equipment.

24 NOV 2020

Maintenance

Sandvik building new Perth workshop
Sandvik building new Perth workshop

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RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy

Cloud-based solution calculates optimal timeframe for inventory orders, costs and order frequency.

03 DEC 2020

Maintenance

RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy
RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy
RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy
RPMGlobal completes IMAFS buy

Neles expands South, Central America network

Firm has signed seven new distributor agreements and one agent agreement.

03 DEC 2020

Logistics

Neles expands South, Central America network
Neles expands South, Central America network
Neles expands South, Central America network
Neles expands South, Central America network

Worldsensing adds managing tool to Loadsensing suite

Cloud based CMT version being commercially rolled out to all Worldsensing engineering partners.

30 NOV 2020

Communications

Worldsensing adds managing tool to Loadsensing suite
Worldsensing adds managing tool to Loadsensing suite
Worldsensing adds managing tool to Loadsensing suite

Mota-Engil bags €365M contracts

Company secured mining and construction contracts in Peru and South Africa.

27 NOV 2020

Logistics

Mota-Engil bags €365M contracts
Mota-Engil bags €365M contracts
Mota-Engil bags €365M contracts

ABB launches hoist safety suite

Company has released ABB Ability Safety Plus for hoists.

25 NOV 2020

Transport

ABB launches hoist safety suite
ABB launches hoist safety suite
ABB launches hoist safety suite

Henkel throws spotlight on threaded assembly threats

Vibration and high shear forces caused anchor bolts securing a jaw crusher frame to fail.

25 NOV 2020

Logistics

Henkel throws spotlight on threaded assembly threats
Henkel throws spotlight on threaded assembly threats

Standard Lithium proof of concept hits purity mark

Result marks successful completion of the start-to-finish proof of concept for several processes.

03 DEC 2020

Sustainability

Standard Lithium proof of concept hits purity mark
Standard Lithium proof of concept hits purity mark
Standard Lithium proof of concept hits purity mark
Standard Lithium proof of concept hits purity mark

Worldsensing gets US$12M EU funding

Loadsensing collects sensor data at critical infrastructure, including tailings dams

03 DEC 2020

Innovation

Worldsensing gets US$12M EU funding
Worldsensing gets US$12M EU funding
Worldsensing gets US$12M EU funding
Worldsensing gets US$12M EU funding

Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Operational start-up of Sol do Cerrado expected by fourth quarter 2022.

02 DEC 2020

Investment

Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais
Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais
Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

CROSH on the importance of immersion

Sudbury University research centre hosts immersive-technology-based training programmes

02 DEC 2020

Innovation

CROSH on the importance of immersion
CROSH on the importance of immersion
CROSH on the importance of immersion

BHP bunkers down with Shell

Using LNG-fuelled vessels is expected to slash BHP's carbon dioxide emissions by 30% per voyage.

01 DEC 2020

Sustainability

BHP bunkers down with Shell
BHP bunkers down with Shell
BHP bunkers down with Shell

AMT: Mining needs new models of innovation

Processes, technologies and machines have to be considered in an integrated way.

27 NOV 2020

Innovation

AMT: Mining needs new models of innovation
AMT: Mining needs new models of innovation

FMC Lithium retreats from E3 Metals pact

Development partner pulls out due to "resource and capital allocation considerations".

27 NOV 2020

Innovation

FMC Lithium retreats from E3 Metals pact
FMC Lithium retreats from E3 Metals pact

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