First Quantum to deploy ThoroughTec simulators

First Quantum to deploy ThoroughTec simulators

Features include the ability to inject faults

Fleet

01 JUNE 2021
No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

Cobre Panama op now at full production with no COVID-19 cases since May.

Life-cycle / End of li...

18 SEPTEMBER 2020
Cobre Panama gets back to work

Cobre Panama gets back to work

First Quantum resuming production in Panama

Cobre Panama closed after COVID-19 death

Cobre Panama closed after COVID-19 death

Temporary closure announced after worker death from virus

Covid-19

08 APRIL 2020
Cobre Panama worker dies after contracting COVID-19

Cobre Panama worker dies after contracting COVID-19

A worker at First Quantum Minerals' Cobre Panama mine dies of COVID-19

Covid-19

07 APRIL 2020
Cobre Panama workers contract COVID-19

Cobre Panama workers contract COVID-19

Operations continue, though ramp-up might slow down

Covid-19

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