Operational life extends to 2030
Gold Fields has acquired the Wenco fleet management system and BenchManager machine guidance system
One of two thermal conversion reactors has successfully completed commissioning
Sandvik and Codelco started their automation cooperation at the mine in 2004.
Companies are planning a jointly owned plant in Chile.
First gold expected in early 2023
One Pot avoids the need for lithium hydroxide and the cost and effort of further processing.
Project expected to save Gold Fields US$7.4 milion in energy costs over the next decade.
Increasing concentrate production and seawater use
Rajo Inca expansion will increase the mine's production by 50%
Technology trials aim to improve processes in Chilean mining and make them safer.
Company will need to find an exit to current contracts with coal-based power generators.