Mining

Mining News Pro - Kwatani has once again shown its mineral processing expertise in a retrofit project that saw one of the largest coal processing plants in South Africa boost screening throughput.

Mining News Pro - The Northern Territory government has approved ASX-listed Core Lithium’s mine management plan for its proposed Finniss lithium project.

Mining News Pro - Brazil`s National Mining Agency (ANM) said on Thursday that it would halt operations at 47 mining dams that failed to certify their stability, including at least 25 belonging to the world`s largest iron-ore producer Vale.

Mining News Pro - Wabtec has announced that it will supply Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co Ltd (NHL), the leading mining truck manufacturer in China, with 28 360 ton premium integrated AC electric drive systems, to support the company’s 360 ton (330 t) 28 strong mining truck contract with Yancoal in Australia. The systems will help Yancoal’s mining fleet achieve increased productivity and speed on grade performance and help reduce fuel costs and equipment wear.

Mining News Pro - Austral Gold and New Dimension Resources have entered into an agreement for Austral to purchase an 80% interest in New Dimension’s Sierra Blanca gold-silver project in Argentina.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s National Mining Agency (ANM) said on Thursday that it would halt operations at 47 mining dams that failed to certify their stability, including at least 25 belonging to the world’s largest iron ore producer Vale SA.

Mining News Pro - Singapore-based Golden Investments has made an on-market takover offer for all of the shares in Stanmore Coal that it does not already own or control.

Mining News Pro - Micromine, a leader in the mining software space, is offering the mineral community free access this month to its general package, Micromine 2020 in response to any downtime from the COVID-19 pandemic. The exploration and mining solution has been used for more than three decades and features resource modeling and mine design capabilities.

Mining News Pro - Exploration drilling at Murchison Minerals’ Brabant Lake property, 175 km northeast of La Ronge, intersected high-grade copper and zinc mineralization 10 km southwest of the company’s Brabant-Mckenzie deposit.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian miner Vale said on Wednesday it is testing short-term alternatives to tailings dams which, if proved viable, would allow it to boost its Brucutu mine to 80% capacity from 40% at present.

Mining News Pro - Kameron Colleries’s Donkin mine, the first underground coal operation in the province of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton in 15 years, has closed its doors, putting about 150 people out of work.

Mining News Pro - The rapidly-spreading coronavirus pandemic has squashed diamond miners’ dawning hopes of a recovery in a sector that has been severely hit by weak prices and demand since late 2018.

Mining News Pro - Bankrupt coal miner Murray Energy Corp. could be forced to liquidate unless a federal judge lets it cut health-care payments to retirees, according to court papers.

Mining News Pro - Samancor Chrome, one of the world’s biggest ferrochrome producers, has declared force majeure because of South Africa’s 21-day coronavirus lockdown, removing further supply from global chrome markets.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s largest gold producer Newcrest Mining confirmed Wednesday that it has now reached its Stage 2 farm-in milestone at the Havieron project.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s Petra Diamonds is saying goodbye to Adonis Pouroulis, the company’s founder and chairman for 23 years.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Tuesday it was at risk of postponing the resumption of lost production capacity due to possible coronavirus-related delays in inspections, assessments and authorizations but that existing output so far had seen little impact.

Mining News Pro - Australian Vanadium has introduced a business strategy to safeguard its financial health and preserve its Western Australian vanadium project during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Mining has ceased at all of the nine underground gold mines of Harmony Gold, but the Johannesburg- and New York-listed company’s surface retreatment operations and opencast mine will continue to function, collectively producing between 650 kg and 700 kg in the 21-day lockdown period in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Komatsu has released its 830E-5 230 t capacity dump truck in the Australian market. Powered by a Cummins QSK60 diesel engine rated at a standard 2,500 hp (gross), and with a 2,700 hp option for greater speed on grade, it incorporates the latest engine and drive system technology, as well as capacity and availability improvements.

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