BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives

The locomotives will be delivered in 2023, and will have capacity of 7 MWh.

BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives
BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives
BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives

Epiroc launches drilling data platform

Mobius for Drills follows the 2019 launch of the standalone Mobius product

Epiroc launches drilling data platform
Epiroc launches drilling data platform
Epiroc launches drilling data platform

Brazil rains halt Vale production

Vale said it is monitoring its tailings dams "24 hours a day".

10 JAN 2022

Maintenance

Brazil rains halt Vale production
Brazil rains halt Vale production
Brazil rains halt Vale production

North Mara attains tailings storage target

Barrick spend more than US$65 million to increase the water treatment plant's capacity.

North Mara attains tailings storage target
North Mara attains tailings storage target

Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine

Exploration work to begin "imminently", the company says

21 JAN 2022

Infrastructure

Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine
Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine
Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine
Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine

Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4

Production increases despite ore figures falling

21 JAN 2022

Infrastructure

Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4
Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4
Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4

Southwire and Mexican sites join the Copper Mark

Copper wire producer joins framework as Grupo Mexico adds two sites

20 JAN 2022

Underground mining

Southwire and Mexican sites join the Copper Mark
Southwire and Mexican sites join the Copper Mark

DRC cobalt producers unveil new mine plan

Shalina Resources and Chemaf conclude agreement with Trafigura

19 JAN 2022

Underground mining

IPCCs near adoption tipping point

IPCCs can lower costs and increase productivity at the same time

21 JAN 2022

Plant

IPCCs near adoption tipping point
IPCCs near adoption tipping point
IPCCs near adoption tipping point
IPCCs near adoption tipping point

BacTech launches REE processing R&D

The company will trial three different types of organisms.

19 JAN 2022

Design / Build

BacTech launches REE processing R&D
BacTech launches REE processing R&D
BacTech launches REE processing R&D

Canada Silver Cobalt installs gravity plant

The pilot plant will process one tonne per hour of high-grade silver tailings.

Canada Silver Cobalt installs gravity plant
Canada Silver Cobalt installs gravity plant

Advanced data science and the mining industry

Data without consultation and analysis 'has no meaning'

18 JAN 2022

Plant

Advanced data science and the mining industry
Advanced data science and the mining industry
Advanced data science and the mining industry

TanGold commissions 360-tpd processing plant

TanGold will commission its 1000 tonne-per-day processing plant in the March or June quarter.

17 JAN 2022

Plant

TanGold commissions 360-tpd processing plant
TanGold commissions 360-tpd processing plant
TanGold commissions 360-tpd processing plant

Victoria Gold installs scalping screen

The company will install the Mesto MF-4285-2 double deck multi-slope screen.

17 JAN 2022

Design / Build

Victoria Gold installs scalping screen
Victoria Gold installs scalping screen

Ero Copper reports two fatalities

No additional personnel were injured in these incidents.

19 JAN 2022

Maintenance

Ero Copper reports two fatalities
Ero Copper reports two fatalities
Ero Copper reports two fatalities
Ero Copper reports two fatalities

GRI announces team to develop mining standards

The initiative is part of a plan to create sustainability standards for 40 industries.

GRI announces team to develop mining standards
GRI announces team to develop mining standards
GRI announces team to develop mining standards

Orano to move forward with TSF expansion

Orano will build an embankment around the top of the tailings pit.

Orano to move forward with TSF expansion
Orano to move forward with TSF expansion

Rio Tinto joins forces with satellite start-up

It will be the first time the satellite technology is used for mining operations.

13 JAN 2022

Maintenance

Op-ed: Blockchain is no silver bullet for ASM

Traceability and technology are not enough to ensure cobalt is "clean". Monitoring is also vital

Op-ed: Blockchain is no silver bullet for ASM
Op-ed: Blockchain is no silver bullet for ASM

Battery Resourcers to open plant in August

The Georgia facility will be the largest battery recycling plant in North America.

10 JAN 2022

Plant

Battery Resourcers to open plant in August
Battery Resourcers to open plant in August

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Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine

Exploration work to begin "imminently", the company says

21 JAN 2022

Infrastructure

Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine
Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine
Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine
Altus Strategies acquires Malian gold mine

Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4

Production increases despite ore figures falling

21 JAN 2022

Infrastructure

Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4
Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4
Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4
Alrosa sees diamond output bounce in Q4

Robots roam

TEN unmanned robots built in Brisbane have been sent 1.7km down a collapsed limestone mine in the US

21 JAN 2022

Communications

Robots roam
Robots roam
Robots roam

Tirupti Graphite to expand Madagascan plant

Company made announcement following successful CFS pilots

20 JAN 2022

Infrastructure

Tirupti Graphite to expand Madagascan plant
Tirupti Graphite to expand Madagascan plant
Tirupti Graphite to expand Madagascan plant

Hexagon installs safety system at Damang Mine

Deployment follows successful pilot stage in late 2020 and early 2021

19 JAN 2022

Infrastructure

Hexagon installs safety system at Damang Mine
Hexagon installs safety system at Damang Mine
Hexagon installs safety system at Damang Mine

BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives

The locomotives will be delivered in 2023, and will have capacity of 7 MWh.

BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives
BHP orders Wabtec battery-powered locomotives

Robots roam

TEN unmanned robots built in Brisbane have been sent 1.7km down a collapsed limestone mine in the US

21 JAN 2022

Communications

Robots roam
Robots roam
Robots roam
Robots roam

Advanced data science and the mining industry

Data without consultation and analysis 'has no meaning'

18 JAN 2022

Plant

Advanced data science and the mining industry
Advanced data science and the mining industry
Advanced data science and the mining industry
Advanced data science and the mining industry

Saudi Arabia told to focus on mining legislation

Current legislation does not make it easy to develop profitable small-scale projects

13 JAN 2022

Exploration

Saudi Arabia told to focus on mining legislation
Saudi Arabia told to focus on mining legislation
Saudi Arabia told to focus on mining legislation

BHP invests $50M in Tanzania green nickel project

Miner to invest in Lifezone to accelerate development and production

10 JAN 2022

Underground mining

BHP invests $50M in Tanzania green nickel project
BHP invests $50M in Tanzania green nickel project
BHP invests $50M in Tanzania green nickel project

Dassault Systèmes joins India initiative

Academia and industry collaboration aims to boost Indian mining

05 JAN 2022

Innovation

Dassault Systèmes joins India initiative
Dassault Systèmes joins India initiative
Dassault Systèmes joins India initiative

ThyssenKrupp wins $44M filter contract with ERG

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions will replace four electric filters

15 DEC 2021

Sustainability

ThyssenKrupp wins $44M filter contract with ERG
ThyssenKrupp wins $44M filter contract with ERG

Experts doubt battery recycling's transition role

Should governments and comanies invest in recycling projects or new mines?

07 DEC 2021

Investment

Experts doubt battery recycling
Experts doubt battery recycling

De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered

Team used 3D modelling to integrate the equipment with the ship's systems.

04 MAY 2021
De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered
De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered
De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered
De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered

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

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

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