AMEC Mining News

Fresh signs of imminent Oyu Tolgoi deal between Rio Tinto and Mongolia

Engineering and project management company AMEC has began advertising for workers on what appears to be the famous mine.

American Vanadium licenses Vanadium Electrolyte intellectual property from Battelle

American Vanadium Corp. (AVC - TSX Venture), ("American Vanadium" or the "Company")announces it has signed a licensing agreement with Battelle for use of a mixed acid electrolyte technology developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ("PNNL") that increases the energy density and operating temperature range of vanadium redox flow batteries. Additionally, as part of a separate agreement, PNNL will independently evaluate the development of American Vanadium's electrolyte, to be produced from its Gibellini Project in Nevada.


AMEC announced today that it has agreed to buy MACTEC, a leading US engineering and environmental services company, from its private equity and other individual shareholders for a cash consideration of US$280 million. Completion is subject to regulatory approval and is expected by the end of June 2011. Read more

AMEC awarded major Chilean iron ore EPCM contract

Compañía Minera del Pacífico has awarded the EPCM contract or its Cerro Negro Norte iron ore mining projects to international engineering firm AMEC International engineering and project management company, AMEC, has been awarded an engineering,

Increasing prices, demand lead to increase in mining projects

The increase in the gold price, the stability of the platinum price and increasing demand for copper, iron-ore and coal from China and India are leading to increased diversified mining in Africa, says engineering consultancy […]

Terrane Metals appoints Fluor-AMEC JV

Terrane Metals Corp has signed a letter of intent with AMEC Americas Ltd and Fluor Canada to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its 100%-owned Mt Milligan copper-gold project in British Columbia. Read […]

Mt. Milligan copper-gold project on its way

Terrane Metals Corp. is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with AMEC Americas Limited ("AMEC") and Fluor Canada Ltd. ("Fluor") to provide engineering, procurement and construction management ("EPCM") services for its […]

Maptek, Runge and AMIRA making more mining moves

Space is too tight to include everything in our annual software focus in IM November. As a result, this news has been collected from the cutting room floor. News includes Maptek VulcanTM and Maptek I-SiteTM being selected by consultants AMEC for several of its sites in the Americas, whilst the company has also launched Vulcan [...]

Maptek™ Vulcan is the Underground Design Package of Choice

International engineering and project management company, AMEC has chosen to increase its use of Maptek™ Vulcan software for mine planning and mine design applications. AMEC is a supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management […]

OIL SANDS ACQUISITION – AMEC pays $45M for in-situ specialist

CALGARY - AMEC is going to acquire BOWER DAMBERGER ROLSETH ENGINEERING (BDR), a specialist in the in-situ oil sands... [Full Story]