Civmec supplies South Flank with 'smart modules'

Civmec supplies South Flank with 'smart modules'

Civmec will fabricate and modularise key components for BHP's South Flank iron ore mine

Logistics

28 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale suspends operations at Fábrica and Vargem Grande

Vale suspends operations at Fábrica and Vargem Grande

Brazil's National Mining Agency has ordered the immediate suspension of activities at the complexes

Geomechanics / Ground ...

22 FEBRUARY 2019
LKAB taking on heavier loads

LKAB taking on heavier loads

LKAB is testing heavier rail axle loads on the Kiruna-Narvik section of its freight line

Transport

22 FEBRUARY 2019
NRW to put Eliwana on the rails

NRW to put Eliwana on the rails

Contractor to establish artery for Fortescue mine

Transport

20 FEBRUARY 2019
Clough wins South Flank OHP contract

Clough wins South Flank OHP contract

Clough will be working on the ore handling plant (OHP) for BHP's South Flank iron ore project

Plant

19 FEBRUARY 2019
Vale evacuates people near Mar Azul mine

Vale evacuates people near Mar Azul mine

Preventative measure due to uncertainty over upstream tailings dam

Geomechanics / Ground ...

18 FEBRUARY 2019
Monadelphous bags major contract at South Flank

Monadelphous bags major contract at South Flank

Monadelphous Group has been awarded a major construction contract at BHP's South Flank project

Development

18 FEBRUARY 2019
We need to talk about tailings

We need to talk about tailings

My first thought when reading the news on January 26: "How has this been allowed to happen again?"

Editor's comment

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Autonomous truck collision at Fortescue's Christmas Creek

Autonomous truck collision at Fortescue's Christmas Creek

An autonomous truck has backed into another driverless truck at FMG's Christmas Creek mine

Fleet

15 FEBRUARY 2019
Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings dams

Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings dams

ANM is set to issue an administrative order to either remove upstream tailings dams or convert them

Geomechanics / Ground ...

11 FEBRUARY 2019
Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Communities evacuated in Minas Gerais as a precaution

Vale and ArcelorMittal are both evacuating communities near upstream tailings dams in Minas Gerais

Geomechanics / Ground ...

08 FEBRUARY 2019
Brazil authority cancels Vale licences

Brazil authority cancels Vale licences

Vale's operations have been further curtailed in the wake of the deadly Córrego de Feijão disaster

Geomechanics / Ground ...

07 FEBRUARY 2019