Automation in mining report released

Comprehensive review of automation in the mining industry released.

21 SEP 2020

Innovation

Automation in mining report released
Automation in mining report released
Automation in mining report released

Vale outlines plan to up capacity

Across its portfolio company seeks to hit 400t/y.

Vale outlines plan to up capacity
Vale outlines plan to up capacity
Vale outlines plan to up capacity

Hitachi uses hydraulics for fuel efficiency

Enhancements include an improved hydraulic system and 30% greater traction force

11 SEP 2020

Fleet

Hitachi uses hydraulics for fuel efficiency
Hitachi uses hydraulics for fuel efficiency
Hitachi uses hydraulics for fuel efficiency

AVZ Minerals in offtake talks for Manono in DRC

Group is also progressing with separate offtake talks around primary lithium sulphate and tin.

11 SEP 2020

Development

AVZ Minerals in offtake talks for Manono in DRC
AVZ Minerals in offtake talks for Manono in DRC

Boston Shaker starts commercial production

Boston Shaker is part of the Tropicana gold mine JV with Independence Group.

21 SEP 2020

Development

Boston Shaker starts commercial production
Boston Shaker starts commercial production
Boston Shaker starts commercial production
Boston Shaker starts commercial production

Brokk adapts robots for high-heat processing

Steel caterpillar tracks and cylinder protection enable operators to get closer to hot processes.

11 SEP 2020

Fleet

Brokk adapts robots for high-heat processing
Brokk adapts robots for high-heat processing
Brokk adapts robots for high-heat processing

GHH targets Australian market

GHH plans to be closer to its Australian customer base.

10 SEP 2020

Fleet

GHH targets Australian market
GHH targets Australian market

Midwest develops novel dust control solution

The polymer binding system keeps particulate matter out of the air.

09 SEP 2020

Technology / innovation

MRC completes PFS for Norway anode plant

Concentrate production is estimated to ramp up from 14,200 t/yr in 2025 to 45,000 t/yr in 2026.

MRC completes PFS for Norway anode plant
MRC completes PFS for Norway anode plant
MRC completes PFS for Norway anode plant
MRC completes PFS for Norway anode plant

Mechel invests Rb1B in washing plants upgrade

Washing plant ugrade seen as key to increasing production output

18 SEP 2020

Plant

Mechel invests Rb1B in washing plants upgrade
Mechel invests Rb1B in washing plants upgrade
Mechel invests Rb1B in washing plants upgrade

Protea makes copper contamination breakthrough

Solution was developed with copper and cobalt mining customers in the DRC.

15 SEP 2020

Plant

Protea makes copper contamination breakthrough
Protea makes copper contamination breakthrough

Metso Outotec wins US$$11.8M casting shop orders

The systems' capacity ranges from 20 to 120t/hr.

15 SEP 2020

Plant

Metso Outotec wins US$$11.8M casting shop orders
Metso Outotec wins US$$11.8M casting shop orders
Metso Outotec wins US$$11.8M casting shop orders

Canada grants E2Metrix US$3.4mn for water recycling

Company has developed a proprietary electrolysis platform for the removal of contaminants.

Canada grants E2Metrix US$3.4mn for water recycling
Canada grants E2Metrix US$3.4mn for water recycling
Canada grants E2Metrix US$3.4mn for water recycling

Mexus readies for gold milling at Santa Elena

Quartz vein ore will be milled and gold recovered by the gravity system.

14 SEP 2020

Plant

Mexus readies for gold milling at Santa Elena
Mexus readies for gold milling at Santa Elena

FLSmidth expands task management deal

Task management tool offers an easy way to monitor the status of equipment.

21 SEP 2020

Maintenance

FLSmidth expands task management deal
FLSmidth expands task management deal
FLSmidth expands task management deal
FLSmidth expands task management deal

Uranium One targeting 10% of lithium market

Company wants to reach goal by 2030.

Uranium One targeting 10% of lithium market
Uranium One targeting 10% of lithium market
Uranium One targeting 10% of lithium market

No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

Cobre Panama op now at full production with no COVID-19 cases since May.

No more COVID idles, says First Quantum
No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

NGO, EU trace artisanal Côte d'Ivoire gold

Project enables international buyers to track their gold to the pit it was mined.

17 SEP 2020

Supply chain management

Renard diamond mine coming back

Diamond operation underwent cost reductions, is restarting this month.

Renard diamond mine coming back
Renard diamond mine coming back

BHP Nickel West plant delayed

Miner reveals first production now planned for 2021.

BHP Nickel West plant delayed
BHP Nickel West plant delayed

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Clough pushes North America focus

Company seeking to boost operations in North America.

21 SEP 2020

Logistics

Clough pushes North America focus
Clough pushes North America focus
Clough pushes North America focus
Clough pushes North America focus

Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mines looking beyond the conventional to choices that not only offer power but increased efficiency.

Mining's increasing use of microgrids
Mining's increasing use of microgrids
Mining's increasing use of microgrids
Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Teck's Chile mine switches to renewables

Chile is an important part of Teck's plans to become a carbon-neutral operator by 2050.

Teck's Chile mine switches to renewables
Teck's Chile mine switches to renewables
Teck's Chile mine switches to renewables

Decmil wins contract at Iron Bridge

Contractor takes on infrastructure contract from Fortescue.

17 SEP 2020

Logistics

Decmil wins contract at Iron Bridge
Decmil wins contract at Iron Bridge
Decmil wins contract at Iron Bridge

Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell

The FCgen-HPS has a power output of up to 140kW.

17 SEP 2020

Transport

Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell
Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell
Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell

B.C. grants MineSense C$2M

Solution gives operators a real-time estimate of the ore grade at the point of extraction.

17 SEP 2020

Transport

B.C. grants MineSense C$2M
B.C. grants MineSense C$2M

Automation in mining report released

Comprehensive review of automation in the mining industry released.

21 SEP 2020

Innovation

Automation in mining report released
Automation in mining report released
Automation in mining report released
Automation in mining report released

USGS, DoE partner on Nevada minerals project

Interagency initiative will be called Geoscience Data Acquisition for Western Nevada.

18 SEP 2020

Exploration

USGS, DoE partner on Nevada minerals project
USGS, DoE partner on Nevada minerals project
USGS, DoE partner on Nevada minerals project
USGS, DoE partner on Nevada minerals project

Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution

First closed-loop recycling centre will recycle clean process aluminium scrap from Rio Tinto

17 SEP 2020

Sustainability

Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution
Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution
Rio offers first closed-loop aluminium recycling solution

Rio2 to trial nanotech gold recovery

Trial will use molecularly imprinted polymers rather than carbon for gold adsorption process.

17 SEP 2020

Innovation

Rio2 to trial nanotech gold recovery
Rio2 to trial nanotech gold recovery
Rio2 to trial nanotech gold recovery

RFC Ambrian: Renewable PPAs pass the buck

Mining companies can't expect to renewable PPAs to achieve as much as painful operational changes

16 SEP 2020

Sustainability

 RFC Ambrian: Renewable PPAs pass the buck
 RFC Ambrian: Renewable PPAs pass the buck
 RFC Ambrian: Renewable PPAs pass the buck

Bell Geospace launches Botswana mapping project

Bell Geospace will integrate and analyse various data to assess the region's mineral potential.

16 SEP 2020

Exploration

Bell Geospace launches Botswana mapping project
Bell Geospace launches Botswana mapping project

Aspen Tech, Wood shake on tech partnership

Companies will bring Aspen's Mtell APM to Wood clients.

16 SEP 2020

Sustainability

Aspen Tech, Wood shake on tech partnership
Aspen Tech, Wood shake on tech partnership

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