Sandvik testing Stage V truck in Ireland

Sandvik testing Stage V truck in Ireland

Testing has begun at Boliden's Tara mine in Ireland.

Jimblebar temporary halt was due to safety briefing

Jimblebar temporary halt was due to safety briefing

Operations recommenced after several hours and there was no impact to production.

Fragmentation analysis boosts efficiency at Boliden mine

Fragmentation analysis boosts efficiency at Boliden mine

The technology helps firms to measure post-blast results.

Wind power deal sealed for Norwegian smelters

Wind power deal sealed for Norwegian smelters

Deal ensures a stable and long-term power supply to Eramet Norway's smelters.

Plant

20 MAY 2020
South Africa gazettes new COVID-19 guidelines

South Africa gazettes new COVID-19 guidelines

Miners 'comfortable' with observing guidelines: MCSA.

Covid-19

20 MAY 2020
Automation at full blast

Automation at full blast

Autonomous technology can enable mines achieve their goals in cost, productivity and safety

Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer

Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer

Newcrest had been concerned it would run out of water due to drought

Natural resources

20 MAY 2020
Los Andes study weighs HGPR advantages at Vizcachitas

Los Andes study weighs HGPR advantages at Vizcachitas

PFS will feature HGPR and filtered tails

Comminution

20 MAY 2020
BHP's Jimblebar briefly suspended

BHP's Jimblebar briefly suspended

Low-level safety incidents were blamed for the suspension.

Fleet

19 MAY 2020
LKAB closes Kiruna after earthquake

LKAB closes Kiruna after earthquake

Mine evacuated after one of the biggest quakes measured in Sweden.

MC Mining, Sylvania restart operations

MC Mining, Sylvania restart operations

Mining companies still operating at reduced rates.

Covid-19

19 MAY 2020
Rio Tinto returning to FIFO 'normal'

Rio Tinto returning to FIFO 'normal'

Starting to de-escalate some of the controls it has in place to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

Covid-19

19 MAY 2020