Itochu plans full exit from thermal coal

Itochu plans full exit from thermal coal

Japanese conglomerate citing climate change for decision

LKAB chooses IFS' EAM for zero-carbon mining

LKAB chooses IFS' EAM for zero-carbon mining

Move to IFS's cloud-based EAM comes as LKAB is launching a new application platform.

Operational Excellence

14 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto in 2020 flagged planned closure due to high transmission costs.

Power / Remote power

14 JANUARY 2021
Weir asset management saves Tronox US$2M

Weir asset management saves Tronox US$2M

Weir's Total Asset Management service covers 20 assets at Cooljarloo.

Maintenance

13 JANUARY 2021
Newlab seeking mine tech leaders for Innovation Studios

Newlab seeking mine tech leaders for Innovation Studios

Group has launched an open call season and is taking applications.

Innovation

13 JANUARY 2021
Anglo American deploys electric shovel in Peru

Anglo American deploys electric shovel in Peru

Project aims to produce 300,000 t/yr copper equivalent in the first 10 years of operation.

Fleet

13 JANUARY 2021
ABB and Epiroc develop emissions-free railcar

ABB and Epiroc develop emissions-free railcar

MPV will go into production in 2021.

Fleet

13 JANUARY 2021
SNC-Lavalin wins US$30M Coeur contract

SNC-Lavalin wins US$30M Coeur contract

Expansion expected to maintain current workforce and full production activities until 2033.

Development

13 JANUARY 2021
RPM lands first SDO sale

RPM lands first SDO sale

Design optimiser aimed at helping users make quick decisions.

Innovation

13 JANUARY 2021
The importance of digitalisation in the mining industry now and in the future

The importance of digitalisation in the mining industry now and in the future

Advanced data and analytics add real value to mining operations by identifying hindrances.

Innovation

13 JANUARY 2021
Havieron decline approved

Havieron decline approved

Decision had been expected after a maiden resource was reported last month

Development

13 JANUARY 2021
First Cobalt signs 'pivotal' Glencore supply deal

First Cobalt signs 'pivotal' Glencore supply deal

First Cobalt's strategy is to produce the world's most sustainable cobalt for EVs.

Supply chain management

12 JANUARY 2021