Mining commences at Gakara

Mining commences at Gakara

First production and sales of rare earth concentrate are being targeted for the December 2017 quarter

Tainted water spills at Wyoming mine

Tainted water spills at Wyoming mine

Two spills of water at a Wyoming uranium complex has suspended a portion of its operations

MACA wins Pilgangoora contract

MACA wins Pilgangoora contract

Pilbara Minerals has awarded the Pilgangoora open-pit mining contract to MACA

Development

07 SEP 2017
K+S unveils BC potash facility

K+S unveils BC potash facility

A new potash handling and storage facility is now online at PCT's Port Moody terminal

Cargill shaft gets the go ahead

Cargill shaft gets the go ahead

Cargill's Cayuga salt mine has approval for the construction of a new mine shaft

Logistics

31 AUG 2017
Water supply pipe installed at Balama

Water supply pipe installed at Balama

Plasti-Tech has provided a water supply pipeline for the Balama graphite project

Natural resources

25 AUG 2017
Two new UK contracts for Fugro

Two new UK contracts for Fugro

Fugro is set to continue its work at Sirius Minerals' North Yorkshire polyhalite project

Fluor and Ma

Fluor and Ma'aden join forces

Fluor has signed a MOU with Saudi Arabian mining company Ma'aden to support future mining projects

Design / Build

02 AUG 2017
Gakara rare earth project inaugurated

Gakara rare earth project inaugurated

Rainbow Rare Earths hosted an inauguration ceremony for its Gakara rare earth project on July 21

Funding announced for Legacy Road

Funding announced for Legacy Road

The government of Canada will fund the paving of Legacy Road

Logistics

21 JUL 2017
Amrun makes good headway

Amrun makes good headway

Rio Tinto's A$2.6 billion Amrun bauxite project is progressing well

Kalium Lakes and EcoMag partner up

Kalium Lakes and EcoMag partner up

Kalium Lakes has signed a letter of intent with magnesium processor EcoMag

New domestic rail cars delivered to Bethune

New domestic rail cars delivered to Bethune

K+S Potash Canada has accepted its first domestic rail cars built by National Steel Car

Fleet

23 JUN 2017
Bethune mine produces first potash

Bethune mine produces first potash

K+S has produced the first tonnes of marketable potash in its new Bethune potash mine

Ucore, Commerce Resources enter MoU

Ucore, Commerce Resources enter MoU

Ucore Rare Metals has executed an MoU with Commerce Resources

Stellar Diamonds signs FEED contract

Stellar Diamonds signs FEED contract

Stellar Diamonds has begun the FEED study for the Tongo-Tonguma project in Sierra Leone

Design / Build

11 MAY 2017