Uralkali automates from the ground up

Uralkali automates from the ground up

Uralkali's IT chief says digital twins are helping to improve safety and geological modelling

Operational Excellence

24 SEPTEMBER 2021
Alrosa studying kimberlites for CO2 absorption

Alrosa studying kimberlites for CO2 absorption

Research demonstrated that there is a degree of interaction between kimberlites and atmospheric CO2

Sustainability

16 SEPTEMBER 2021
Nordgold and Columbus launch real-time financial planning solution

Nordgold and Columbus launch real-time financial planning solution

Software compares company performance with industry best practices and peers

Communications

13 SEPTEMBER 2021
Polyus renews hydropower deal

Polyus renews hydropower deal

Polyus will purchase some 1.5 billion kWh of hydropower in 2022 from PJSC RusHydro

Power / Remote power

03 SEPTEMBER 2021
Nornickel to invest $82M in polar fleet

Nornickel to invest $82M in polar fleet

The company has ordered 21 units of new machinery this year

Fleet

31 AUGUST 2021
Nornickel pilots permafrost geotechnical monitoring system

Nornickel pilots permafrost geotechnical monitoring system

Data from the sensors is sent to a local data collection centre

Logistics

26 AUGUST 2021
Alrosa to launch LNG conversion pilot for mining fleet

Alrosa to launch LNG conversion pilot for mining fleet

Plan could see the transfer of more than 200 pieces of heavy machinery to LNG power

Fleet

17 AUGUST 2021
Eurasia commissions 3 plants at West Kytlim

Eurasia commissions 3 plants at West Kytlim

Analysts expect West Kytlim to reach 64,000 oz/yr of PGM with six production units

Development

12 AUGUST 2021
Metso Outotec wins deal for Nornickel's Talnakh expansion

Metso Outotec wins deal for Nornickel's Talnakh expansion

Talnakh is a significant expansion project for Russian producer

Plant

10 AUGUST 2021
Petropavlovsk at risk of missing annual guidance

Petropavlovsk at risk of missing annual guidance

POG reported a 32% year-on-year drop in gold production

Plant

21 JULY 2021
Nornickel output hit by flooding, accident

Nornickel output hit by flooding, accident

"One-off" factors were behind the decline

Plant

20 JULY 2021
Alrosa begins second stage of implementing tailings monitoring

Alrosa begins second stage of implementing tailings monitoring

System was installed and commissioned at a tailings facility at Aikhal division processing plant