An engineer's perspective

An engineer's perspective

Recent major surface engineering projects and key future technologies

Design / Build

23 FEB 2018
Kittilä mine gets OK for shaft to extend life

Kittilä mine gets OK for shaft to extend life

Gold miner Agnico Eagle confirmed news in latest financial results

Logistics

20 FEB 2018
Canada's first Epiroc Boomer S2 C digs in

Canada's first Epiroc Boomer S2 C digs in

Eldorado Gold's Lamaque mine put the unit online last month

Development

19 FEB 2018
Pöyry awarded Kemi contract

Pöyry awarded Kemi contract

Pöyry will do engineering, project and site services assignment for the Kemi mine expansion project

Design / Build

16 FEB 2018
Sirius seals shaft sinking deal with DMC

Sirius seals shaft sinking deal with DMC

Sirius Minerals has signed a shaft sinking agreement with a subsidiary of Poland's KGHM

Logistics

14 FEB 2018
Dayan completes milestone Oyu Tolgoi shaft

Dayan completes milestone Oyu Tolgoi shaft

Dayan Contract Mining has reached the bottom of the Number 2 shaft at the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Logistics

13 FEB 2018
NioCorp taps Nordmin as Elk Creek advances

NioCorp taps Nordmin as Elk Creek advances

Elk Creek reaches milestone with selection of Nordmin for detailed engineering

Design / Build

12 FEB 2018
Weir unveils Cerasmooth wear life solution

Weir unveils Cerasmooth wear life solution

Weir Minerals upgrades its polymer-ceramic composite

Development

09 FEB 2018
First commercial pour scheduled at Santa Rosa

First commercial pour scheduled at Santa Rosa

Red Eagle Mining eyeing end of this month for first pour

Precious metals

09 FEB 2018
Golden Star marks commercial production at Prestea

Golden Star marks commercial production at Prestea

Ghana complex will continue to ramp up in 2018

Logistics

07 FEB 2018
Sykes pumps for African mine

Sykes pumps for African mine

Two Sykes XH150 trailer mounted pumps will soon be doing dewatering duty at a mine in Africa

Development

07 FEB 2018
El Teniente expansion given green light

El Teniente expansion given green light

Codelco's Chile complex received environmental approvals on growth plan

Logistics

31 JAN 2018
Ramp-up continues for Brucejack

Ramp-up continues for Brucejack

Owner Pretium expects steady-state gold production in mid-to-late 2018

Precious metals

26 JAN 2018
New shaft planned for Macassa

New shaft planned for Macassa

Kirkland Lake Gold will sink the shaft in two phases

Logistics

26 JAN 2018
Infrastructure going in at Poplar Grove

Infrastructure going in at Poplar Grove

Paringa prepping for September quarter start in Illinois Basin

Logistics

25 JAN 2018
Oyu Tolgoi's second shaft ready

Oyu Tolgoi's second shaft ready

Shaft 2 at Turquoise Hill's copper-gold operation has reached planned depth

Logistics

25 JAN 2018