Vale uses battery storage at ore terminal

Vale uses battery storage at ore terminal

Battery storage can reduce the final cost of energy consumed at the port by almost 20%.

Power / Remote power

25 AUGUST 2020
Venture goes for dry screening at Riley

Venture goes for dry screening at Riley

Dry screening chosen as a way to realise early cash flow from Tasmanian iron ore project.

Plant

13 AUGUST 2020
Another Rio Tinto robot contract for Scott

Another Rio Tinto robot contract for Scott

Company to provide and commission equipment for a lab at the Robe Valley mine.

Innovation

07 AUGUST 2020
 HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

HYBRIT reaches fossil-free pellet milestone

The HYBRIT trials replaced the fuel oil traditionally used in the process with a bio-oil

Sustainability

05 AUGUST 2020
Vale activates emergency protocol for another dam

Vale activates emergency protocol for another dam

Level one emergency protocol for Barragem 5 tailings dam.

Iran's HEPCO targets mining expansion

Iran's HEPCO targets mining expansion

The US has banned the sale of mining equipment and services to Iran.

Fleet

29 JULY 2020
Vale to trial electric locomotive

Vale to trial electric locomotive

Fully electric switchyard locomotive is a first for Brazil's mining industry.

Transport

29 JULY 2020
Canada Nickel sets up NetZero Metals

Canada Nickel sets up NetZero Metals

The EV sector and others are seeking zero-carbon nickel, cobalt and iron products.

Sustainability

28 JULY 2020
Bunting magnet to remove tramp metal at Kittila

Bunting magnet to remove tramp metal at Kittila

Bunting magnet is designed to separate ferrous tramp metal from gold processing circuit

Plant

21 JULY 2020
Vale's dry concentration pilot holds tailings promise

Vale's dry concentration pilot holds tailings promise

Vale estimates that by 2024, 70% of its production will come from dry or natural moisture processing...

Plant

16 JULY 2020
JKMRC turns up the heat on metals processing research

JKMRC turns up the heat on metals processing research

Group will focus on using high temperature to develop more efficient and energy-saving methods.

Innovation

15 JULY 2020
Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors

Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors

The sensors generate enough data to perform preventive maintenance

Innovation

09 JULY 2020