RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia

RCT completes rockbreaker project in Siberia

Company said placement is just the latest in region

Innovation

07 JULY 2020
IMDEX buys AusSpec for US$5.9 million

IMDEX buys AusSpec for US$5.9 million

Acquisition strengthens IMDEX's mineralogy offerings

Exploration

07 JULY 2020
Steppe hits commercial production at ATO

Steppe hits commercial production at ATO

Company exceeds 15,000 ounces sold.

Development

07 JULY 2020
Thermo Fisher particle analyser targets efficiency

Thermo Fisher particle analyser targets efficiency

The analyser pulls a continuous sample using a vacuum eductor.

Comminution

07 JULY 2020
Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach

Ecuador reports small tailings dam breach

The government has pledged to prohibit mining activities at the plant.

Vedanta warns of impending collapse at Nchanga

Vedanta warns of impending collapse at Nchanga

Real-time slope monitoring indicates an imminent cave-in.

Surface mining

06 JULY 2020
Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines

Mitsui restarts Peru zinc mines

The mines have implemented safety measures to protect workers.

Covid-19

06 JULY 2020
Fruta del Norte restarts

Fruta del Norte restarts

Mill is processing stockpiles but mining is ramping up.

Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa

Sandvik sees electric drill rig demand in Africa

Going electric lowers ventilation and diesel storage costs.

Fleet

06 JULY 2020
OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak

OKD closes Czech coal mines over COVID-19 outbreak

The infection hotspot is close to the Polish border.

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

The pandemic has escalated the need for a sustainable mining sector.

Innovation

03 JULY 2020
Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone

Harte Gold to restart Sugar Zone

Phased restart to begin mid-July.