Explorations and Machinery

Mining News Pro - Clay mining aspirant WA Kaolin is one of the latest companies to float on the ASX, raising $22 million to fund the development of the Wickepin kaolin project.

Mining News Pro - Kirkland Lake Gold has outlined zero harm and a lower environmental footprint in its requirements for technology innovation at the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria.

Mining News Pro - Epiroc and Orica have come together to develop the world’s first semi-automated explosives delivery system, Avatel.

Mining News Pro - Industry leaders including BHP and Gold Fields reinstated their pledge towards the International Council on Mining & Metals’ (ICMM) innovation for the cleaner, safer vehicles (ICSV) initiative at IMARC 2020.

Mining News Pro - South32 has agreed to sell three mineral royalties in Western Australia to Canada’s Elemental Royalties for $US55 million ($75 million).

Mining News Pro - Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed a lease to build a workshop in Perth to better serve Western Australian mining and construction customers.

Mining News Pro - Equinox Gold’s Castle Mountain mine in California has declared commercial production. The open-pit, heap leach operation poured its first gold on Oct. 15 and is expected to generate 5,000 to 10,000 oz. of gold for the company this year. The company completed construction of the asset in mid-September.

Mining News Pro - Having entered into two financing agreements with Riverfort Global Opportunities and a hedge fund operated by Yorkville Advisors Global, Aim-listed Kodal Minerals says it is well-funded to start gold exploration this month in Côte d`Ivoire.

Mining News Pro - A new tool that uses satellite radar imagery to capture millimetre-scale measurements of changes in terrain height may help authorities manage public safety and environmental issues in recently abandoned coal mines.

Mining News Pro - Revival Gold released this week a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on a 1st phase heap leach restart of its flagship Beartrack-Arnett project in Idaho.

Mining News Pro - Great Southern Mining will raise A$3.12-million to fund exploration work in Western Australia and Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Fission is transitioning from an explorer to a developer, with the company entering the environmental assessment phase and starting work on a feasibility study for its high-grade Triple R uranium deposit, in the Athabasca basin.

Mining News Pro - South American-focused miner Sierra Metals has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on an expansion of its Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru’s Yauyos province. The early-stage study suggests a throughput increase to 5,500 t/d, up from 3,150 t/d currently – the site is already scheduled to see an intermediate scale-up to 3,600 t/d next year.

Mining News Pro - Barrick and Sandvik have entered a partnership agreement for trialing and enhancing battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) for underground hard-rock mining.

Mining News Pro - Glencore has been given the green light to expand its McArthur River zinc mine in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT), against the advice of the state’s own sacred sites authority, which says it has not cleared the plan yet.

Mining News Pro - Crane company Sarens Siba has opened a new mining-specific crane depot in Brits to service the needs of mines in the greater Rustenburg region.

Mining News Pro - Red 5 and Ardea Resources have announced a farm-in joint venture (JV) agreement for two projects near Red 5’s Darlot gold mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Dacian Gold is set to merge with NTM Gold in an effort to consolidate the former’s Mt Morgans gold operations with the latter’s Redcliffe gold project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group has welcomed a track construction machine featuring Indigenous art at its Eliwana iron ore mine and rail project in Western Australia via a $130 million contract with John Holland.

Mining News Pro - A number of automation projects are being considered at Gold Fields’ South Deep, the bulk mechanised underground gold mine in Gauteng, south-west of Johannesburg.

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