Zinc mining company Trevali has started work on a 5km drilling operation at...
Alrosa to revise production plan at International diamond mine
Russian mining company Alrosa has unveiled a revised production plan for the International underground diamond mine, as part of a tougher approach to health and safety management.
Trevali begins drilling operation at Murray Brook deposit
Zinc mining company Trevali has started work on a 5km drilling operation at the Murray Brook deposit, located in the Bathurst Mining Camp of New Brunswick, Canada, and is expected to yield samples of high-grade zinc, lower grade zinc and high-grade copper.
Vale signs $690m deals to sell cobalt from Voisey’s Bay mine
Brazilian metals and mining firm Vale has reached agreements to sell future cobalt production from its Voisey’s Bay mine, located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, to Wheaton Precious Metals and Cobalt 27 Capital for around $690m.
Sandvik Signs Framework Agreement to Fully Automate Underground Gold Mine
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed a strategic framework agreement with Resolute Mining to fully automate the company’s large-scale Syama gold mine in Mali, Africa.
Ecuadorian mine ruled unconstitutional following protests
A judge from the Ecuadorian province of Cuenca has ruled that Ecuagoldmining’s Río Blanco gold and silver mine violates the country’s constitution and that operations in the area must stop.
Increase in black lung cases in Appalachia Mountains
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health have found the number of cases of progressive massive fibrosis (PMF), the most severe form of black lung disease, is increasing dramatically in the central Appalachia Mountains in the eastern US.
World Bank invests $50m into sustainable Ghanaian mining
The World Bank is to support the implementation of the Ghanaian government’s Multi-Sectorial Integrated Mining Project (MSIMP) with an investment of $50m, of which $30m will be a loan and the remaining $20m a grant.
AECOM ends $2.2bn Carmichael rail line contract with Adani
US-based engineering firm AECOM has pulled out of a $2.2bn deal to design a rail line for Indian conglomerate Adani’s $16bn Carmichael coal mine project in the Galilee Basin, Queensland, Australia.
How Are Ceramic Reinforced Coatings Impacting the Maintenance Practices in the Copper Ore Industry in Chile
Chile is currently the country with the largest copper production worldwide (about 1/3), and this industry has been for many years now considered Chile’s 'salary' since copper related revenues represent an important percentage of Chile’s GDP (15%).
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