Effective fluids management

Effective fluids management

Solids-control systems are becoming a more common sight on drilling sites

ICMM highlights tailings governance

ICMM highlights tailings governance

ICMM has announced a new agreement to improve the management of mine tailings

Filtering down

Filtering down

Aqseptence Group hosted an Open House event at its facility in Lugo, Italy, in October

Plant

28 NOV 2016
Arrium to upgrade iron ore waste dumps

Arrium to upgrade iron ore waste dumps

CDE Mining has announced a new project with Arrium Mining

Base metals

03 NOV 2016
Samarco story takes a twist

Samarco story takes a twist

Criminal charges have been filed against 22 people in Brazil's federal court following the 2015 Samarco

Tailings research breakthrough

Tailings research breakthrough

Researchers at UCB have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage

OceanaGold to get Outotec mine backfill plant

OceanaGold to get Outotec mine backfill plant

Outotec will design and deliver a paste backfill plant to OceanaGold's Didipio gold mine

Samarco investigation report published

Samarco investigation report published

A panel has published its findings into the immediate causes of the failure of the Fundão tailings dam

Resolution Copper cleans up

Resolution Copper cleans up

Resolution Copper recently began the remediation of smelter-affected soils on historic mining land

Lonmin begins Bulk Tailings Treatment project

Lonmin begins Bulk Tailings Treatment project

Lonmin has secured US$50 million of funding for the Bulk Tailings Treatment (BTT) project and work has

Rio Tinto and UQ investigate bauxite processing

Rio Tinto and UQ investigate bauxite processing

North Queensland has some of Earth's largest known bauxite deposits, but their potential has largely

Plant

19 AUG 2016
Clean-up settlement for Chevron Questa

Clean-up settlement for Chevron Questa

The Department of Justice, the EPA and the state of New Mexico have announced a settlement with Chevron

Avino builds new tailings storage facility

Avino builds new tailings storage facility

Avino has commenced construction of the new tailings storage facility at its Avino property located in

Slurryblaster solution applied in DRC

Slurryblaster solution applied in DRC

Rapid sediment build-up in acid ponds can have dire results for mines

Development

04 AUG 2016
BHP announces $1.3 billion provision for Samarco

BHP announces $1.3 billion provision for Samarco

BHP Billiton will recognise a provision in the range of US$1.1 billion to US$1.3 billion to cover costs

Mount Polley to return to normal operations

Mount Polley to return to normal operations

The necessary authorisations have been issued to allow the Mount Polley mine to return to normal operations