Articles by Craig Guthrie

Cornish Lithium's geothermal project wins govt funding

Cornish Lithium's geothermal project wins govt funding

Cornish Lithium's work is focused on the extraction of lithium from geothermal brines.

Exploration

07 AUG 2020
Metso Outotec wins US$27M Russia crusher contract

Metso Outotec wins US$27M Russia crusher contract

The equipment is scheduled to be commissioned in 2023.

Plant

07 AUG 2020
Swedish Stirling and Glencore in talks on Lion smelter deal

Swedish Stirling and Glencore in talks on Lion smelter deal

The engines harness energy from flare and industrial residual gas combustion.

Logistics

06 AUG 2020
Orocobre and EnergyX to partner on lithium extraction

Orocobre and EnergyX to partner on lithium extraction

Firms will explore methods that are more efficient, sustainable, and economic.

Plant

06 AUG 2020
Defense Metals improves Wicheeda REE recovery

Defense Metals improves Wicheeda REE recovery

Conditions were designed to improve the circuit stability and metallurgical performance.

Plant

05 AUG 2020
 HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

The HYBRIT trials replaced the fuel oil traditionally used in the process with a bio-oil

Sustainability

05 AUG 2020
NGOs partner on artisanal diamonds

NGOs partner on artisanal diamonds

Organisations will integrate programmes covering responsible mining practices.

ZironTech produces neodymium at pilot plant

ZironTech produces neodymium at pilot plant

ZironTech and its JV partner Australian Strategic Materials want to create carbon-free rare earths.

Plant

03 AUG 2020
GSR completes seabed mineral collector trials

GSR completes seabed mineral collector trials

Patania II will collect minerals at a depth of 4,500m.

Exploration

03 AUG 2020
Collahuasi in solar supply deal with Sonnedix

Collahuasi in solar supply deal with Sonnedix

Collahuasi plans a transition to 100% green electricity.

Windfall Geotek to look in Gatling's Larder

Windfall Geotek to look in Gatling's Larder

New layer of AI targeting will be incorporated into company's exploration strategy

Exploration

31 JUL 2020
Weir: Mining technology resilient to COVID-19 shocks

Weir: Mining technology resilient to COVID-19 shocks

Performance was highly resilient, set against a backdrop of global ore production decline