Alcoa prefers SRG for Kwinana refinery

Alcoa prefers SRG for Kwinana refinery

Five-year contract to support alumina refinery in Kwinana, Western Australia

Maintenance

11 DECEMBER 2019
First Cobalt refinery ready for quick restart

First Cobalt refinery ready for quick restart

Glencore-backed junior's studies continue on refinery options

Plant

06 DECEMBER 2019
Nornickel to clean up its act

Nornickel to clean up its act

Russian major pledges to drastically reduce sulphur dioxide emissions from its operations by 2030

Sustainability

18 NOVEMBER 2019
Jervois calls on Wood for refinery study

Jervois calls on Wood for refinery study

Consultant is miner's preferred contractor for the facility at ICO

Design / Build

15 OCTOBER 2019
BAI taps Black & Veatch for Indonesia's first alumina refinery

BAI taps Black & Veatch for Indonesia's first alumina refinery

Technical consultant chosen for downstream processing facility

Plant

03 OCTOBER 2019
First Cobalt hands out key contracts for refinery restart, expansion

First Cobalt hands out key contracts for refinery restart, expansion

Work to be completed by coming March quarter

Operational Excellence

09 SEPTEMBER 2019
Teck refinery suffers equipment failure

Teck refinery suffers equipment failure

No injuries, environmental damage from British Columbia mine incident

Plant

29 AUGUST 2019
Glencore backs restart of First Cobalt refinery

Glencore backs restart of First Cobalt refinery

Miner has earmarked US$5 million to aid the Canadian facility's restart

Plant

19 JULY 2019
Glencore gets behind First Cobalt in refinery endeavour

Glencore gets behind First Cobalt in refinery endeavour

Toronto-based First Cobalt targeting restart of Canadian facility

Plant

24 MAY 2019
Pure Minerals chooses Lycopodium for TECH lead

Pure Minerals chooses Lycopodium for TECH lead

The 600,000tpa battery materials refinery plant will produce nickel and cobalt sulphates

First Cobalt reaches sulphate milestone

First Cobalt reaches sulphate milestone

Ontario-based company successfully produces battery-grade cobalt sulphate

UQ receives funding for mine waste management tech

UQ receives funding for mine waste management tech

The University of Queensland is developing a mineral gel for mine waste management

Sustainability

23 NOVEMBER 2018