Twin Metals project goes dry, decides against tailings dam

Twin Metals project goes dry, decides against tailings dam

Proposed Minnesota copper-nickel mine to dry-stack tailings

Sustainability

19 JULY 2019
Khoemacau funding confirmed, Barminco preps work

Khoemacau funding confirmed, Barminco preps work

Cupric Canyon Capital secures funding for Khoemacau, contractor Barminco proceeds with mobilisation

Development

19 JULY 2019
SNC-Lavalin to deliver Aripuanã EPCM

SNC-Lavalin to deliver Aripuanã EPCM

SNC-Lavalin awarded EPCM contract for Aripuanã zinc polymetallic project in Brazil

Development

18 JULY 2019
Excelsior makes the connection, powers up

Excelsior makes the connection, powers up

Power connection at Gunnison project wellfield is now complete

Power / Remote power

18 JULY 2019
Rio facing delays, higher costs at Oyu Tolgoi

Rio facing delays, higher costs at Oyu Tolgoi

Oyu Tolgoi underground to cost more and take longer to reach first production

Development

16 JULY 2019
Next big mining technology shift underway

Next big mining technology shift underway

Mine-tech could be entering transformational era

Innovation

15 JULY 2019
BFS Managem contract for DRA

BFS Managem contract for DRA

Engineering firm will oversee mining, plant and more for Morocco copper mine

Development

08 JULY 2019
New milestones in Grasberg underground move

New milestones in Grasberg underground move

PT Freeport Indonesia is now extracting ore from the Grasberg Block Cave underground mine

Development

01 JULY 2019
Power-mix change the key to more EV adoption

Power-mix change the key to more EV adoption

EVs are up to 67% less emissions intensive than ICE cars

Sustainability

27 JUNE 2019
The Kamoa-Kakula project is just west of the mining centre of Kolwezi in the DRC

Kamoa-Kakula airport link in DRC driving ahead

Key transport connection making rapid progress in dry season

Transport

26 JUNE 2019
Barminco bags Botswana mining contract

Barminco bags Botswana mining contract

Barminco gets a five-year contract in Botswana worth A$800 million (US$556 million)

Development

24 JUNE 2019
Heap-leach testing at Olympic Dam

Heap-leach testing at Olympic Dam

Heap-leach trial showing promise at BHP mine