closure Mining News

Rockslide forces closure of Newmont's Indonesian gold and copper mine

The Indonesian gold and copper mine of U.S. company Newmont remained closed Wednesday after a rockslide last week, a spokesman said.

Lennard Shelf Operation Ceases Production

Teck Cominco Limited and Xstrata Zinc today announce the closure of the joint venture Lennard Shelf Pillara mine in Western Australia.

Gemcom Software Announces Pala Investments Holdings Limited To Participate In Buying Group

Vancouver, Canada – June 13, 2008 – Gemcom Software International Inc. (TSX:GCM), the largest global supplier of specialised mining productivity solutions (the “Company” or “Gemcom”), announced today that, after having completed its due diligence review […]

Copper price prompts Rio Tinto to eye PNG mine restart

Mining Journal (May 12, 2008) - Rio Tinto has begun efforts to reactivate the Panguna copper mine in Papua New Guinea, almost 20 years after a secessionist rebellion forced its closure, spurred on by strong price gains for the red metal.

Barrick Gold spent $240,000 in first quarter to lobby on mining rules, IMF gold sales

Barrick Gold Corp., a Canadian-based mining company, spent $240,000 in the first quarter to lobby on mining rules and other issues, according to a disclosure form.

Copper price prompts Rio Tinto to eye PNG mine restart

Mining Journal (May 12, 2008) - Rio Tinto has begun efforts to reactivate the Panguna copper mine in Papua New Guinea, almost 20 years after a secessionist rebellion forced its closure, spurred on by strong price gains for the red metal.

New sensors for machine automation

Brand new proven radar sensor solutions are now available from indurad – The Industrial Radar Co. indurad in association with RWTH Aachen University have been developing this radar for operator assistance and automation purposes in […]