Articles by Ailbhe Goodbody

Conuma Coal signs safety deal with Hexagon

Conuma Coal signs safety deal with Hexagon

Hexagon's Mining division has signed a significant safety solution deal with Conuma Coal Resources

Fleet

14 FEB 2019
First face blast at Obuasi redevelopment project

First face blast at Obuasi redevelopment project

The redevelopment project at Obuasi has completed its first week of underground development blasting...

Development

14 FEB 2019
Automation drives Barrick into the future

Automation drives Barrick into the future

Autonomous production systems and projects throughout Barrick Gold are being advanced

Innovation

14 FEB 2019
Solar hybrid plant for Barrick's Loulo

Solar hybrid plant for Barrick's Loulo

Barrick Gold's Loulo gold mine in western Mali is to install a 24MW off-grid solar hybrid plant

Natural resources

13 FEB 2019
Ava Group and Mining3 to roll out Aura IQ

Ava Group and Mining3 to roll out Aura IQ

Ava Group has signed a development and commercialisation agreement with Mining3

Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Vale and ArcelorMittal are both evacuating communities near upstream tailings dams in Minas Gerais

UNSW engineers to investigate viability of lunar mining

UNSW engineers to investigate viability of lunar mining

UNSW team wants to help potential investors understand the costs and risks of mining beyond Earth

Investment

08 FEB 2019
Barminco wins Rampura Agucha contract extension

Barminco wins Rampura Agucha contract extension

Barminco has won an underground mining services contract at Hindustan Zinc's Rampura Agucha mine

UCT and French geological institute sign agreement

UCT and French geological institute sign agreement

The University of Cape Town and the French Geological Survey public institution BRGM have teamed up

Sustainability

07 FEB 2019
At full blast

At full blast

Blasthole drill rigs will always have a place in mining to meet the demand for mineral extraction

DRA Global and SENET merge

DRA Global and SENET merge

DRA Global has entered into a merger agreement with SENET in Africa

The breach of the tailings dam at Vale's Córrego do Feijão mine occured on January 25

"The dam collapsed so fast that the sludge engulfed the alarms"

Vale's Fabio Schvartsman gave a press conference after a meeting with Brazil's prosecutor general