Events and Special Reports

Mining News Pro - Gender diversity in the mining sector has increased by just 1 per cent in the past year, according to Workplace Gender Equality Agency data.

Mining News Pro - Russia’s Nornickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel, has launched an environmental risk management review in order to identify and better manage new climate change risks that are emerging.

Mining News Pro - Northam has completed a private placement of domestic medium-term notes to the value of R1.33-billion in a bookbuild that was oversubscribed by 33%, under Northam’s R15-billion domestic medium-term note (DMTN) programme.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has committed 30 million yuan ($4.5 million) in funding to support projects at the Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Joint Research Centre for Resources, Energy and Sustainable Development.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group has awarded ABB a contract worth $35.6 million to provide variable speed drives and motors at its Iron Bridge project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - South Australia has confirmed that mining employees considered as essential workers will be exempt from the state’s six-day lockdown.

Mining News Pro - Midhco and Iran Alumina Co. has earned the 7th Productivity and Mining Industry award.

Mining News Pro - Operations at the Topia precious metals mine, in Mexico, have been suspended, owing to the detection of Covid-19 among the workforce.

Mining News Pro - Joint venture (JV) partners Yancoal and Glencore are set to stand down contract staff at their Hunter Valley coal operations in New South Wales.

Mining News Pro - Petra Diamonds has acknowledged a report published by UK-based corporate watchdog Raid that identifies a number of alleged human rights abuses relating to security operations at the Williamson mine, in Tanzania.

Mining News Pro - The High Court of Manchester, northwestern England, blocked on Monday a £5 billion ($6.6bn) lawsuit against BHP over a devastating dam collapse at an iron ore mine in Brazil in 2015, which killed 19 people and became the worst environmental disaster in the country’s history.

Mining News Pro - The High Court of Manchester has decided not to proceed with a £5 billion ($9 billion) lawsuit against BHP over the Fundão tailings dam failure in Mariana, Brazil five years ago.

Mining News Pro - For 10 years John Wilmot has been breathing the air in the West Australian mining town of Newman, but now he is reliant on an inhaler — and he is not alone.

Mining News Pro - The CEO of Midhco company visits the company’s projects on a regular basis, as he did on the 19th and 20th of October.

Mining News Pro - Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has decided to shut down the Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase B unit once again to undergo a full rebuild in the new year, after a series of continued water leaks that threaten a safe operating environment and the integrity of the plant.

Mining News Pro - Adani has marked its 10-year anniversary of operating in Australia by changing the name of its Australian business to Bravus Mining and Resources.

Mining News Pro - Diversified miner Rio Tinto has announced the resignation of nonexecutive director David Constable, effective from the end of December.

Mining News Pro - Continued activity in Australia’s exploration sector has helped keep geoscientist employment relatively stable during the September quarter.

Mining News Pro - Western Australia’s plan to relax its border restrictions this month is set to benefit Queenslanders in particular, with an estimated 60 per cent of interstate fly-in, fly-out workers in the west hailing from the Sunshine State.

Mining News Pro - Institutional investors worth $10.2-trillion have written to the boards of global mining companies to better understand their engagement with First Nations people, in the wake of Rio Tinto`s destruction of Juukan Gorge rockshelters.