Karyn Keenan, director of Canadian human rights watchdog Above Ground, has claimed that...
Caterpillar partners with Newmont on underground vehicle automation
Mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has signed an agreement to partner with US-based gold producer Newmont Mining on validating and improving underground hard rock mining vehicle automation technology.
Five miners killed in underground copper mine fire in South Africa
Five miners died after a fire trapped them at an underground copper mine in South Africa that is operated by the Palabora Mining Company.
Rio Tinto to divest 40% stake in Grasberg mine for $3.5bn
Rio Tinto has agreed to divest its 40% stake in Grasberg for $3.5bn to Indonesia’s state-run miner Inalum.
Impala Platinum may cut more jobs to curb losses at ageing shafts
South Africa-based Impala Platinum may axe more jobs as it looks at curbing losses at ageing shafts and offset dropping prices for the metal.
Yancoal to halt production at Austar coal mine amid safety dispute
Australian miner Yancoal announced that it would begin to halt production at the Austar coking coal mine in New South Wales until its dispute with the state regulator is resolved.
June’s top news stories
BHP and Vale signed an agreement with Brazilian authorities to settle the $5.28bn civil lawsuit related to a tailings dam failure at the Samarco iron ore mine in Minas Gerais in 2015, Glencore entered a deal to write-off $5.6bn of debt to settle a legal dispute and continue its JV operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with Gécamines. Mining-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from June 2018.
Inalum reportedly close to finalising $4bn Grasberg deal
Indonesia’s state-owned mining holding company PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero), also known as Inalum, is reportedly set to finalise a deal this month to acquire a major stake in Grasberg copper mine.
GET Flexy Polyurethane Screens Beat The Competition at Alrosa
Eurogomma’s patented screening system GET flexy has been given another proof of its value at one of the Mirny diamond mines of Alrosa, the world leader in diamond mining.
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