Mineral sands

 Creeks of Lokaro near Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin), southern Madagascar
ENVIRONMENT

Rio: Radiation studies on QMM showed safe levels

Concern related to elevated background levels of radioactive uranium near the mine

21 September 2023

Developers work to reverse the slow death of rutile mining
OPERATIONS

Developers work to reverse the slow death of rutile mining

Sierra Rutile has a long history in mining, but has only recently returned to independent trading

01 August 2023

A trommel screen ready for installation
PROCESSING

Multotec completes trommel projects

Trommels are a crucial part of the mineral sand processing industry

21 March 2023

Project uses Vertimill for primary and secondary grinding
PROCESSING

Metso Outotec wins Nordic greener circuit order

Delivery includes key comminution and classification equipment

05 January 2023

Voltalia will build a solar farm in Limpopo to power Rio Tinto subsidiary operations.
POWER

Rio Tinto subsidiary inks renewable energy deal

Rio Tinto subsidiary Richards Bay Minerals has signed a deal for solar energy.

06 October 2022

Vale is developing sand for sale and donation from iron ore tailings.
PROCESSING

Vale produces sand from iron ore tailings

Vale has committed to produce more than 1 million tons of sand for sale or donation in 2022.

30 November 2021

 Rio Tinto's Richards Bay Minerals operations in South Africa
PROCESSING

Rio restarts Richards Bay

The operation is a major global producer of heavy mineral sands.

24 August 2021

 Rio Tinto’s majority-owned Richards Bay Minerals mining operations remain suspended in South Africa
PROCESSING

Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

Rio had shut one of RBM's four furnaces in July

23 August 2021

PARTNER CONTENT

Mine tailings: Technology and Risk

WSP speaks with Mining Journal, Mining Magazine and Australia's Mining Monthly

PARTNER CONTENT

Transformational Tailings Solutions from Weir

Mining Journal, Mining Magazine and Australia’s Mining Monthly speaks with Weir.

PARTNER CONTENT

Weir's transformational tailings flowsheets

Weir has developed a range of transformational flowsheets for tailings management

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Magazine Intelligence team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Magazine Intelligence team.

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Future Fleets Report 2024

The report paints a picture of the equipment landscape and includes detailed profiles of mines that are employing these fleets

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Digitalisation Report 2023

An in-depth review of operations that use digitalisation technology to drive improvements across all areas of mining production

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Automation Report 2023

An in-depth review of operations using autonomous solutions in every region and sector, including analysis of the factors driving investment decisions

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Exploration Report 2023 (feat. Opaxe data)

A comprehensive review of current exploration rates, trending exploration technologies, a ranking of top drill intercepts and a catalog of 2022 Initial Resource Estimates and recent discovery successes.