Mining Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.mining-technology.com web site http://www.mining-technology.com/ en-us http://www.mining-technology.com/ Mining Technology-Updates http://www.mining-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Deals this week: Anfield Gold, Sheffield Resources, Brixton Metals, Sandfire Resources http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-anfield-gold-sheffield-resources-brixton-metals-sandfire-resources-4988687 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-anfield-gold-sheffield-resources-brixton-metals-sandfire-resources-4988687 Anfield Gold has announced a private placement of 22.22 million shares priced at C$1.35 ($1.05) each to raise C$30m ($23.3m). Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Peru’s precious metal mining industry to benefit from strong project pipeline http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsreport-perus-precious-metal-mining-industry-to-benefit-from-strong-project-pipeline-4988892 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsreport-perus-precious-metal-mining-industry-to-benefit-from-strong-project-pipeline-4988892 Gold and silver mine production in Peru is projected to increase to 5.7 million ounces (Moz) and 181.1Moz respectively by 2020, due to the start of key projects such as the Shahuindo and Tambomayo, according to a Timetric report. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: BRS Ventures, Indus Energy http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-brs-ventures-indus-energy-4990024 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-brs-ventures-indus-energy-4990024 BRS Ventures has reached a deal with First Mining Finance to acquire a 100% interest in Minera Terra Plata in exchange for six million post-split shares. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Osisko Mining reports drilling results from Québec's Windfall Lake gold project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsosisko-mining-reports-results-from-drill-programme-in-windfall-lake-gold-project-in-qubec-4989892 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsosisko-mining-reports-results-from-drill-programme-in-windfall-lake-gold-project-in-qubec-4989892 Osisko Mining has announced results from the drilling programme at its Windfall Lake gold project in Urban Township of Québec, Canada. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kinross Gold suspends operations at Maricunga gold mine in Chile http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskinross-gold-suspends-operations-at-maricunga-gold-mine-in-chile-4990093 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskinross-gold-suspends-operations-at-maricunga-gold-mine-in-chile-4990093 Canadian firm Kinross Gold has stopped operations at its Maricunga gold mine in Chile, and will cut 300 jobs following a judicial decision that upheld a regulatory authority’s move to close the site's water system. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT MINE digital magazine: issue 48 http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-48-4989245/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featuremine-digital-magazine-issue-48-4989245/ In this issue: Sierra Leone’s new diamond project, the human cost of illegal gold, the MSHA push to reach zero harm, Anglo American’s safety culture, industry-wide changes in Kenyan mining, sifting through Sweden’s remaining minerals, Australia’s boo… Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:22:00 GMT Dampier Bunbury Soil Erosion Project http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/emission_control/rainstorm/5098590728001.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/emission_control/rainstorm/5098590728001.html A video from Rainstorm Dust Control detailing their Dampier Bunbury natural gas pipeline soil erosion project. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:43:00 GMT Buxton Resources and Independence Group to form nickel joint venture http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbuxton-resources-and-independence-group-to-form-nickel-joint-venture-4989106 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbuxton-resources-and-independence-group-to-form-nickel-joint-venture-4989106 Australia-based Buxton Resources and Independence Group (IGO) have signed an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) in relation with nickel tenements located in western Australia’s Fraser Range. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Pacific Ridge Exploration buys Poker Brown gold-silver project in US http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newspacific-ridge-exploration-buys-poker-brown-gold-silver-project-in-us-4988940 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newspacific-ridge-exploration-buys-poker-brown-gold-silver-project-in-us-4988940 Canada-based mineral exploration company Pacific Ridge Exploration has acquired an option to earn complete interest in the Poker Brown gold-silver project, located near Reno in Pershing County, Nevada, US. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sal de Vida Project http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/sal-de-vida-project/ http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/sal-de-vida-project/ Galaxy Resources' flagship Sal de Vida (salt of life) lithium and potash brine project is located approximately 390km from Salta City, within the Puna Region, which forms part of an area known as the Lithium Triangle in northwest Argentina, bordering… Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wesdome Gold Mines announces underground drill results of Kiena Mine Complex in Canada http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswesdome-gold-mines-announces-underground-drill-results-of-kiena-mine-complex-in-canada-4988932 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswesdome-gold-mines-announces-underground-drill-results-of-kiena-mine-complex-in-canada-4988932 Wesdome Gold Mines has announced early underground drill results from the exploration programme taken up at its Kiena Mine Complex located near Val d'Or, Quebec, Canada. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Xplore Sets Industry Record for 20 Years of Rugged Tablets http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/motion-computing/press20years-rugged-tablets.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/motion-computing/press20years-rugged-tablets.html Xplore Technologies has marked the beginning of its 20 year anniversary celebration. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:48:00 GMT Underground Mining Machines http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transportation/underground-mining-machines-khgm/ http://www.mining-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transportation/underground-mining-machines-khgm/ KGHM ZANAM SA is one of the largest Polish producers of machinery and equipment for the mining sector. The company also manufactures equipment used in handling systems, transportation units, stone mining and openpit mining. In addition, KGHM ZANAM is… Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:34:00 GMT Could Australia benefit from ‘wonder metal’ scandium? http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurecould-australia-benefit-from-wonder-metal-scandium-4971506/ http://www.mining-technology.com/features/featurecould-australia-benefit-from-wonder-metal-scandium-4971506/ Scandium is generating interest as a potential breakthrough mineral, particularly in the aircraft industry where it can be alloyed with aluminium to increase strength and corrosion-resistance. Less than 20t of scandium is mined annually but is this s… Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Evolution to purchase stake in Glencore's Ernest Henry Mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsevolution-to-acquire-stake-in-glencores-ernest-henry-mine-4987551 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsevolution-to-acquire-stake-in-glencores-ernest-henry-mine-4987551 Evolution Mining has signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Glencore's Ernest Henry Mine (EHM) in Australia in a A$880m ($671.9m) deal. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Rusoro Mining awarded $1.2bn in damages over Venezuela lawsuit http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrusoro-mining-awarded-12bn-in-damages-over-venezuela-lawsuit-4987656 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrusoro-mining-awarded-12bn-in-damages-over-venezuela-lawsuit-4987656 Rusoro Mining has been awarded more than $1.2bn in damages after an arbitration tribunal for the additional facility rules of the World Bank's International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ruled that Venezuela had unlawfully … Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Timmins Gold extends San Francisco mine life in Mexico until 2023 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstimmins-gold-extends-san-francisco-mine-life-in-mexico-to-2023-4987802 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstimmins-gold-extends-san-francisco-mine-life-in-mexico-to-2023-4987802 Timmins Gold has extended the San Francisco gold mine life in Sonora State, Mexico, up to 2023 after completing a new Canadian National Instrument 43-101-compliant technical report. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Advanced Mining Production Systems (AMPS)-Mining Consulting and Technical Department Optimisation http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/amps-mining/ http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/project/amps-mining/ Advanced Mining Production Systems (AMPS) is an Australia-based, global mining consulting company that specialises in technical department optimisations for both underground and open pit mining operations. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:50:00 GMT New Safety Technology from Hexagon at MINExpo 2016 http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/hexagon-mining/pressnew-safety-technology-from-hexagon-at-minexpo-2016.html http://www.mining-technology.com/contractors/communications/hexagon-mining/pressnew-safety-technology-from-hexagon-at-minexpo-2016.html Hexagon Mining will preview new and improved safety technology at MINExpo in Las Vegas, 26-28 September. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:14:00 GMT CuDeco delivers first shipment of sulphide copper concentrates from Rocklands operations http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscudeco-delivers-first-shipment-of-sulphide-copper-concentrates-from-rocklands-operations-4986592 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newscudeco-delivers-first-shipment-of-sulphide-copper-concentrates-from-rocklands-operations-4986592 Australian copper producer CuDeco has delivered the first shipment of sulphide copper concentrates from its Rocklands Operations near Cloncurry to the Port of Townsville. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT