Los Pelambres expansion coming next year

Los Pelambres expansion coming next year

Antofagasta is waiting on board to green-light billion-dollar copper mine growth plan

Development

06 SEPTEMBER 2018
Rocklands put on pause

Rocklands put on pause

Maintenance suspension at CuDeco's Rocklands extended for additional critical work

Maintenance

06 SEPTEMBER 2018
Prieska prepping for 2020

Prieska prepping for 2020

Orion Minerals is targeting a 2020 start for its Prieska zinc-copper project in South Africa

Development

31 AUGUST 2018
Northern Chile project turns to community for innovations

Northern Chile project turns to community for innovations

Goldcorp and Teck are turning to local communities for new ideas for their NuevaUnion venture

Sustainability

30 AUGUST 2018
Expansion plan for Sierra Gorda given go-ahead

Expansion plan for Sierra Gorda given go-ahead

KGHM has reportedly received approval of its environmental permit for the expansion of Sierra Gorda

Development

30 AUGUST 2018
Nevada Copper board green-lights Pumpkin Hollow construction

Nevada Copper board green-lights Pumpkin Hollow construction

Nevada Copper will proceed with construction at its 100%-owned Pumpkin Hollow underground project

Development

29 AUGUST 2018
Toll processing starts at Invicta

Toll processing starts at Invicta

Lupaka Gold has started toll processing of mineralised development material from Invicta

Plant

23 AUGUST 2018
Olympic Dam copper smelter on hold

Olympic Dam copper smelter on hold

BHP Billiton has confirmed an outage at its Olympic Dam copper smelter

Plant

23 AUGUST 2018
Rockwell Automation wins major Codelco contract

Rockwell Automation wins major Codelco contract

Codelco has awarded a major contract with an approximate value of US$50 million to Rockwell

Operational Excellence

22 AUGUST 2018
Good progress towards start for eCobalt's Idaho

Good progress towards start for eCobalt's Idaho

Infrastructure work ongoing at US cobalt project

Logistics

17 AUGUST 2018
RCT continues to upgrade Nifty fleet

RCT continues to upgrade Nifty fleet

RCT has transformed two of Nifty's Land Cruiser troop carriers into mobile automation centres

Technology / innovation

14 AUGUST 2018
Mining resumes at Deflector following fire

Mining resumes at Deflector following fire

Doray Minerals has advised that underground mining has resumed at its Deflector gold copper mine