Department of Energy backs 13 REE projects

Department of Energy backs 13 REE projects

US agency earmarks US$1.95M for advancement of technologies.

Sustainability

06 OCTOBER 2020
Nevada Copper resumes Pumpkin Hollow concentrate sales

Nevada Copper resumes Pumpkin Hollow concentrate sales

Development work at the mine east of Carson City remains on track.

Mexus: mill in operation at Santa Elena

Mexus: mill in operation at Santa Elena

Mexus Gold's ball mill is now operational in Mexico.

Plant

05 OCTOBER 2020
Weir to sell oil ops to Caterpillar, focus on mining

Weir to sell oil ops to Caterpillar, focus on mining

Weir expects demand for mining technologies to grow with demand for renewables.

Sustainability

05 OCTOBER 2020
FLSmidth buys KnowledgeScape

FLSmidth buys KnowledgeScape

KnowledgeScape offers real-time image analysis that provides critical measurements for ore.

Plant

02 OCTOBER 2020
Building efficiency into mine design

Building efficiency into mine design

SRK Consulting's engineering team on planning for the mining industry's power needs.

Power / Remote power

02 OCTOBER 2020
Trump declares mining a national emergency

Trump declares mining a national emergency

Critical mineral project developers welcomed the move as addressing US vulnerabilities.

Sustainability

02 OCTOBER 2020
Jervois  to buy Brazilian cobalt refinery

Jervois to buy Brazilian cobalt refinery

Brazil refinery will process concentrate from company's cobalt operations in Idaho, US.

Plant

30 SEPTEMBER 2020
Scandium International files battery patent

Scandium International files battery patent

The company says scandium offers conductivity and cost advantages.

Innovation

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
DOE backs Cypress' lithium research plans

DOE backs Cypress' lithium research plans

Cypress is developing lithium adsorption and carbonate synthesis projects.

Innovation

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Freeport-McMoRan commits to Copper Mark

Freeport-McMoRan commits to Copper Mark

FCX has started the assessment process for six of its operating sites.

Supply chain management

22 SEPTEMBER 2020
DOE backs REE recovery from coal waste

DOE backs REE recovery from coal waste

Pilot plant would be capable of producing up to 3t of rare earth oxides from coal byproducts

Innovation

22 SEPTEMBER 2020