Dominion readies to restart Ekati

Dominion readies to restart Ekati

Ekati was placed on care and maintenance in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Operational Excellence

16 NOVEMBER 2020
New diamond pipe starts production at Diavik

New diamond pipe starts production at Diavik

Rio Tinto has opened a fourth diamond pipe, known as A21, at the subarctic Diavik diamond mine

Development

21 AUGUST 2018
Diavik reaches diamond milestone

Diavik reaches diamond milestone

Rio Tinto, the operator of the Diavik diamond mine in Canada, has produced 100 million carats of rough...

Next Jay milestone in sight

Next Jay milestone in sight

Major new diamond development project awaiting environmental approval

Innovation

13 DECEMBER 2015
A new way to power mining projects

A new way to power mining projects

Jax Jacobsen looks at whether an upsurge in the use of renewable energy in mining projects is likely...

Natural resources

26 JUNE 2015
Rio 2014 report roundup

Rio 2014 report roundup

Don't have time to read Rio Tinto's full Q4 report? MM presents the key facts

Reports

20 JANUARY 2015
Development of new kimberlite pipe approved at Diavik

Development of new kimberlite pipe approved at Diavik

Rio Tinto has formally approved the development of a fourth pipe at the Diavik diamond mine

Logistics

27 NOVEMBER 2014

Automating Diavik

MICROMINEs Pitram reporting solution has been deployed at the Diavik diamond mine in Canada. MM reports...

Management

03 SEPTEMBER 2013

Automated data project achieves success at Diavik

MICROMINE has completed the first stage of its Pitram Automated Data Collection project at Rio Tintos...

Equipment

24 JULY 2013
MICROMINE Pitram control unit

MICROMINE completes Stage One at Diavik

MICROMINE has completed Stage One of the Pitram Automated Data Collection project at the Diavik diamond...

Equipment

16 JULY 2013

Outsourcing: America's surface contractors

The North American surface contract mining market spans everything from the Alberta oil sands to Arctic...

Management

02 JUNE 2009
Austria's cutting edge

Austria's cutting edge

Paul Moore visited the Zeltweg, Austria, facility - the heart of cutting technology development and research...

Equipment

29 APRIL 2009