Vale produces sand from iron ore tailings

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.

Operational Excellence

30 NOVEMBER 2021
Rio restarts Richards Bay

Rio restarts Richards Bay

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

Operational Excellence

24 AUGUST 2021
Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

Protest planned at Richards Bay Minerals

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

Operational Excellence

23 AUGUST 2021
 Rio shuts Richards Bay furnace as violence continues

Rio shuts Richards Bay furnace as violence continues

The security situation has impacted on mining operations

Violence forces Rio to declare force majeure at Richards Bay

Violence forces Rio to declare force majeure at Richards Bay

Operation is a major global producer of heavy mineral sands.

Development

30 JUNE 2021
Weir asset management saves Tronox US$2M

Weir asset management saves Tronox US$2M

Weir's Total Asset Management service covers 20 assets at Cooljarloo.

Maintenance

13 JANUARY 2021
Metalsearch partner makes IP progress on zeolite technology

Metalsearch partner makes IP progress on zeolite technology

Zeolites play an important role as in everyday dishwashing and laundry detergent.

Innovation

29 MAY 2020
Macmahon contracted for Coburn project

Macmahon contracted for Coburn project

Macmahon to mine Coburn for Strandline.

Development

30 APRIL 2020
Iluka goes with Pentium for Cataby

Iluka goes with Pentium for Cataby

Contractor will work at Western Australian mine until end of 2020 financial year

Development

20 JANUARY 2020
Royal IHC turns up the heat for Kenmare's Moma

Royal IHC turns up the heat for Kenmare's Moma

Mozambique operation gets two reheaters

Operational Excellence

19 DECEMBER 2019
Strandline powers up with partners at Coburn

Strandline powers up with partners at Coburn

Mineral sands developer partnering with Woodside, EDL for energy project

Power / Remote power

06 DECEMBER 2019
FLSmidth fills feeder line with high-tonnage hybrid

FLSmidth fills feeder line with high-tonnage hybrid

Danish METS company releases new Hybrid Apron Belt (HAB) feeder

Transport

26 SEPTEMBER 2019