Orinoco pours first gold at Cascavel

Orinoco pours first gold at Cascavel

Significant milestone marks the beginning of the production ramp-up phase at Cascavel

Precious metals

01 AUGUST 2016
BHP announces $1.3 billion provision for Samarco

BHP announces $1.3 billion provision for Samarco

BHP Billiton will recognise a provision in the range of US$1.1 billion to US$1.3 billion to cover costs...

Simulator training for truckless S11D

Simulator training for truckless S11D

Vale uses Immersive Technologies' simulation equipment to train its truckless-system operators at S11D...

Innovation

05 JULY 2016
Extending component lifespan

Extending component lifespan

Oxifree's organic thermoplastic is designed to protect metallic components against corrosion and contamination...

Maintenance

24 JUNE 2016
As the crow flies

As the crow flies

On November 5, 2015, a tailings dam collapsed at the Samarco iron-ore mine in south eastern Brazil

Snapshot

22 JUNE 2016
What a mesh: 3D-P boosts connectivity in Brazil

What a mesh: 3D-P boosts connectivity in Brazil

3D-P used Rajant's Kinetic Mesh technology to overcome connectivity challenges at an underground mine...

Case studies

05 MAY 2016
Termite guts could help mine remediation

Termite guts could help mine remediation

Termite guts could contribute to mining site rehabilitation and pay big dividends for the planet

Natural resources

25 APRIL 2016
Vermeer taking on Brazil's tough terrain

Vermeer taking on Brazil's tough terrain

Equipment maker stays positive about South America country's long-term mining prospects

Fleet

18 MARCH 2016
The future of tailings storage facilities

The future of tailings storage facilities

Learning from mistakes - and successes - of the past is a key to required risk-management advances

Septentrio delivers GNSS receivers to S11D

Septentrio delivers GNSS receivers to S11D

Septentrio Americas has delivered over 40 GNSS machine-control receivers to the Vale S11D iron project...

Base metals

10 MARCH 2016
Dam disaster restoration deal

Dam disaster restoration deal

Mining companies sign agreement for Samarco dam failure restorations

Natural resources

04 MARCH 2016
Orinoco near commissioning at Cascavel

Orinoco near commissioning at Cascavel

Brazil gold project now progressing toward production after equipment import delays

Logistics

25 FEBRUARY 2016