BHP's WAIO achieves record production

BHP's WAIO achieves record production

WAIO is an integrated system of four processing hubs and five mines in Western Australia

Base metals

25 JAN 2017
Outotec concentrate filtration plant for Toquepala

Outotec concentrate filtration plant for Toquepala

Outotec's contract is for the delivery of concentrate filtration plant to the Toquepala concentrator

Plant

20 JAN 2017
Samarco claims to be settled by June 30

Samarco claims to be settled by June 30

Vale and BHP Billiton Brasil have entered into an agreement with the federal prosecutors' office in Brazil

First iron-ore shipment from S11D

First iron-ore shipment from S11D

Ponta da Madeira Maritime Terminal has loaded its first commercial cargo that was produced in the S11D

Base metals

18 JAN 2017
Open-pit mining restarts at Mecklenburg

Open-pit mining restarts at Mecklenburg

Afarak Group has entered into a mining services agreement with Pholagolwa Mining

Base metals

13 JAN 2017
SPS treats water at South Crofty

SPS treats water at South Crofty

SPS is taking part in trials to show the treatability of mine water from the closed South Crofty mine

Natural resources

09 JAN 2017
Samarco plans to deposit tailings at Timbopeba

Samarco plans to deposit tailings at Timbopeba

BHP and Vale have agreed the use of Vale's Timbopeba pit to deposit tailings should Samarco restart

Collahuasi selects Jameson cells

Collahuasi selects Jameson cells

Glencore Technology has announced the sale of Jameson cell technology for Collahuasi

Plant

19 DEC 2016
Engenium wins Maverick PMC contract

Engenium wins Maverick PMC contract

Brockman Mining has appointed Engenium as the PMC for its Maverick project

Investment

08 DEC 2016
Studies highlight potential cost reduction for Wiluna

Studies highlight potential cost reduction for Wiluna

Studies on the Wiluna project show the opportunity to reduce the size and cost of the processing facility

Plant

05 DEC 2016
BIOMore test rig arrives at Rudna

BIOMore test rig arrives at Rudna

Equipment for underground testing of the BIOMOre project has arrived at KGHM's Rudna mine

Innovation

30 NOV 2016
Flinders receives environmental approval

Flinders receives environmental approval

Flinders has been granted approval for the development of an expanded operation at PIOP

Natural resources

21 NOV 2016
Thakadu and Lonmin sign nickel deal

Thakadu and Lonmin sign nickel deal

Thakadu Battery Materials and Lonmin have concluded an agreement for nickel sulphate supply

Base metals

17 NOV 2016
ABB updates Kiruna mine hoist

ABB updates Kiruna mine hoist

ABB has won an order from LKAB, to modernise its B3 mine hoist at its Kiruna mine in Sweden

Fleet

10 NOV 2016
Codelco builds arsenic reduction plant

Codelco builds arsenic reduction plant

Codelco is investing US$371 million to build an arsenic reduction plant in northern Chile

Base metals

10 NOV 2016
Leaching process scoops top award

Leaching process scoops top award

FLSmidth has won a Top 100 R&D award for its Rapid Oxidative Leach process

Base metals

09 NOV 2016