Putting Panama on the mining map

Putting Panama on the mining map

Cobre Panama is a giant project that is set to be one of the largest ever in Central America

Mine of the month

25 AUG 2017
Greenlight for Ring of Fire roads

Greenlight for Ring of Fire roads

Noront Resources has committed provincial funding to two First Nations road proposals

Base metals

23 AUG 2017
Takraf scoops Chilean contract

Takraf scoops Chilean contract

A contract covering the supply of a 13km belt conveyor system was recently awarded to Takraf

Transport

22 AUG 2017
Zinc-air batteries could overtake lithium-ion

Zinc-air batteries could overtake lithium-ion

With this discovery, zinc-air batteries could overtake lithium-ion batteries as the power source of choice

Investment

21 AUG 2017
Flinders studies radiation at Olympic Dam

Flinders studies radiation at Olympic Dam

BHP backs radiation research at Flinders University in Australia

Natural resources

18 AUG 2017
BHP breathes extra life into Spence

BHP breathes extra life into Spence

BHP has approved US$2.46 billion of capital expenditure for the Spence Growth Option

Base metals

18 AUG 2017
Decmil awarded BHP contract

Decmil awarded BHP contract

Decmil Australia has secured a contract with BHP Billiton Iron Ore for its South Flank project

Development

17 AUG 2017
CupruMin opts for TR100 haulers

CupruMin opts for TR100 haulers

CupruMin has purchased two Terex Trucks TR100 rigid haulers for the Roşia Poieni mine

Fleet

16 AUG 2017
Collahuasi ups filter availability by 15%

Collahuasi ups filter availability by 15%

In collaboration with Metso, Collahuasi has developed a comprehensive filter upgrade plan

Base metals

16 AUG 2017
Gumatj opens mine operation and training centre

Gumatj opens mine operation and training centre

The mine training centre and bauxite mining operation officially opened on August 5

Sustainability

08 AUG 2017
Pitram goes live at Dugald River

Pitram goes live at Dugald River

MICROMINE has successfully implemented Pitram at MMG's Dugald River zinc mine

Innovation

07 AUG 2017
Morenci HPGR grinds 100Mt

Morenci HPGR grinds 100Mt

The world's largest operating HPGR has crushed its 100 millionth short ton of ore

Comminution

01 AUG 2017
Syerston opts for Clean TeQ autoclaves

Syerston opts for Clean TeQ autoclaves

Clean TeQ is supplying two 600t autoclaves to the Syerston nickel-cobalt-scandium project in NSW

Base metals

27 JUL 2017
thyssenkrupp scoops Oyu Tolgoi contract

thyssenkrupp scoops Oyu Tolgoi contract

Oyu Tolgoi ore will soon be accessed with the help of high-capacity gearless driven conveyors from thyssenkrupp

Transport

25 JUL 2017
Releasing hidden value

Releasing hidden value

Jayne Flannery reviews some emerging technologies for copper processing

Base metals

24 JUL 2017
Monadelphous bags Oyu Tolgoi contract

Monadelphous bags Oyu Tolgoi contract

Monadelphous Group has been awarded a number of new work packages

Design / Build

21 JUL 2017