Stoppage at Proyecto Riotinto

Stoppage at Proyecto Riotinto

Shutdown likely to be extended given Spain's issues containing COVID-19

Boliden shuts down Tara production

Boliden shuts down Tara production

Europe's largest zinc mine to shut down for at least a fortnight

Mining OEMs feel COVID-19 pressure

Mining OEMs feel COVID-19 pressure

Sandvik, Caterpillar announce their response to the coronavirus

Investment

30 MARCH 2020
Coronado idles US mines

Coronado idles US mines

Central Appalachian thermal and met coal mines temporarily closed due to COVID-19

Syrah suspends production at Balama

Syrah suspends production at Balama

Graphite producer says government restrictions behind decision

Procedures crystallise in Aussie COVID-19 response

Procedures crystallise in Aussie COVID-19 response

Some clarity is starting to emerge on what procedures miners need to implement in Australia

Logistics

27 MARCH 2020
Global Tailings Standard delayed

Global Tailings Standard delayed

Publication of the final Global Tailings Standard will be delayed due to COVID-19

Sustainability

26 MARCH 2020
Cameco, Orano operations put on pause

Cameco, Orano operations put on pause

Initial stoppage will extend for four weeks amid COVID-19 concerns

Cobre Panama workers contract COVID-19

Cobre Panama workers contract COVID-19

Operations continue, though ramp-up might slow down

Development

26 MARCH 2020
Northern Minerals suspends Browns Range

Northern Minerals suspends Browns Range

Western Australian rare-earths pilot plant the latest mining operation impacted by COVID-19 pandemic...

Plant

26 MARCH 2020
Heron's Woodlawn suspended

Heron's Woodlawn suspended

Coronavirus and safeguarding of financial position cited

Quebec minimises mining operations

Quebec minimises mining operations

The Quebec government has ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses due to COVID-19