- Barracuda technology to improve mine efficiency and safety
- Start-up of new mining system planned for 2020
Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a A$420 million (US$303 million) contract extension by Antofagasta Minerals (AMSA) to continue operations at the Encuentro open pit located in northern Chile.
Boliden Kevitsa Mining Oy has awarded Pöyry with the project management and engineering services assignment for the production expansion of Boliden's mineral processing plant in Sodankylä, Finland.
Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, has won a significant order in the Dominican Republic from mining company Corporación Minera Dominicana, commonly known as Cormidom. The equipment will strengthen productivity, safety and cost efficiency for the mine.
GroundProbe has released their first laser-based monitoring solution to give early warning of impending collapses of open pit mine walls, dams, mine dumps and vegetated slopes, that can begin months or years before a collapse occurs.
Innovative solution fulfills eco design requirements, improves reliability, saves energy costs and reduces overall maintenance costs for mining and cement operators.
Nordic Mining ASA (“Nordic Mining”) has completed the prefeasibility study (“PFS”) for the Engebø rutile and garnet project (“the Project”). The study substantiates a profitable business case and supports further progress of the Project.
Eldorado Gold ("Eldorado" or the "Company") provides an update on its 100% owned Kisladag gold mine in Turkey. Kisladag is a low-grade, bulk-tonnage, open pit operation that uses heap leach for gold recovery.
BHP today announced approval of capital expenditure of US$2.46 billion for the Spence Growth Option (SGO) at the Spence open-cut copper mine in northern Chile, which will extend the mine life by more than 50 years.
Rema Tip Top provides services and products for three RWE Power open-pit mining sites in the Rhenish lignite mining area
RWE Power now exclusively relies on Rema Tip Top for the repair and maintenance of the steel cord conveyor belts in their conveyor systems, which transport millions of tons of coal and excavation material from the open-pit mining sites in the Rhenish lignite mining area every year. A new service contract covers services that are to be provided by 120 employees over a period of ten years on-site.
Thyssenkrupp has won its first order for its new Barracuda® compact bucket wheel excavator. China Huaneng Group has ordered the bucket wheel excavator based overburden system from the mining unit of the company’s Industrial Solutions business area. The order is worth more than €40 million. The Barracuda is due to go into operation at the Yiminhe open-pit mine in Inner Mongolia in 2018.
XCMG, one of China’s biggest construction machinery manufacturers, is a long standing customer of SSAB. They recently manufactured the biggest wheel loader bucket in China, with a capacity of 17 m3. Use of Hardox plate and Strenx performance steel has increased the overall bucket lifetime by 70%.
LKAB’s new open-pit mine Mertainen outside Svappavaara will not be taken into production. The prevailing situation in the market means that the mine will be mothballed until circumstances change.
IRC Limited (“IRC” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; Stock Code 1029) is pleased to announce that the commissioning of K&S continues to make good progress.
RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has today re-established its place in the coal market with the launch of their new Open Cut Coal XPAC Solution (OCCS). This delivers a leap forward in scheduling specifically for the coal industry.
Glencore notes the announcement made today by Katanga Mining Limited regarding a geotechnical failure on the north wall of the KOV open pit mine at Katanga's operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has expanded its mine scheduling reach even further with today’s launch of Open Cut Phosphate (OCPS). This product delivers a significant advancement in scheduling technology for the phosphate industry.
Hexagon Mining increases its presence in Kazakhstan after signing deals with two prominent mine sites, Bozshakol and Aktogay. Both greenfield sites are owned and operated by KAZ Minerals, a high-growth copper company focused on large-scale, low-cost open pit mining. See Bozshakol’s use of Hexagon Mining technology here.