Cobre Panama workers contract COVID-19

Cobre Panama workers contract COVID-19

Operations continue, though ramp-up might slow down

Development

26 MARCH 2020
Ravensthorpe to ramp up

Ravensthorpe to ramp up

First Quantum said production at previously mothballed mine was expected to ramp up through 2020

Development

13 JANUARY 2020
Back to mining the Iberian Pyrite Belt

Back to mining the Iberian Pyrite Belt

Mining companies have once again shown interest in investing in Andalusia

Investment

02 DECEMBER 2019
MACA awarded Ravensthorpe contract

MACA awarded Ravensthorpe contract

Mining contractor expected to start work on site in January

Development

21 NOVEMBER 2019
Kansanshi reduces costs with Linatex

Kansanshi reduces costs with Linatex

The Kansanshi mine in Zambia has significantly reduced costs and improved productivity with Linatex

Maintenance

13 NOVEMBER 2019
Cobre Panama starts up gearless mill drive systems

Cobre Panama starts up gearless mill drive systems

Manufacturer ABB has commissioned six units at copper op

Operational Excellence

29 OCTOBER 2019
Normet deploys battery charger

Normet deploys battery charger

Normet explosives charger gets to work at Pyhäsalmi mine

First ore introduced for processing at Cobre Panama

First ore introduced for processing at Cobre Panama

Ore has been introduced to the processing plant at First Quantum Minerals' Cobre Panama project

Operational Excellence

14 FEBRUARY 2019
First Quantum in copper again at Cobre Las Cruces

First Quantum in copper again at Cobre Las Cruces

The mine suffered a land slippage in January

Life-cycle / End of li...

05 FEBRUARY 2019
M&C installs motors at Cobre Panamá

M&C installs motors at Cobre Panamá

Marthinusen & Coutts recently executed the sub-assembly of six gearless mill drives for Cobre Panamá...

Comminution

15 JANUARY 2018
Master blasters

Master blasters

BME has broken the world record for the most electronic detonators fired in a single blast

Snapshot

11 OCTOBER 2017
Putting Panama on the mining map

Putting Panama on the mining map

Cobre Panama is a giant project that is set to be one of the largest ever in Central America

Mine of the month

25 AUGUST 2017