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Metso to supply crushing equipment to Australia

Metso Minerals will supply crushing equipment to BHP Billiton Iron Ore for the Yandi mine development project in Western Australia. The delivery will be completed by the end of year 2009. The value of the […]

Metso to supply crushing equipment to Australia

Metso Minerals will supply crushing equipment to BHP Billiton Iron Ore for the Yandi mine development project in Western Australia. The delivery will be completed by the end of year 2009. The value of the […]

Work Moving Forward on 80-t/d Silver Hart Project

Vancouver's CMC Metals has submitted the Silver Hart project description to the Yukon government, and expects the development and operation of a mine and 80-t/d mill to be approved. The mill could be commissioned as […]

Work Moving Forward on 80-t/d Silver Hart Project

Vancouver's CMC Metals has submitted the Silver Hart project description to the Yukon government, and expects the development and operation of a mine and 80-t/d mill to be approved. The mill could be commissioned as […]

Algeria looks to mining growth and best practice

  International Mining reports a major new mine in development and a mining code that aims to promote more development in the sector, a high-ranking delegation from Algeria’s Ministry of Mines and Energy is currently […]

Algeria looks to mining growth and best practice

  International Mining reports a major new mine in development and a mining code that aims to promote more development in the sector, a high-ranking delegation from Algeria’s Ministry of Mines and Energy is currently […]

Outotec to perform HydroCopper® process tests for Zangezur

Outotec has agreed with Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine AG of Germany upon continuous test runs to be performed with Zangezur's concentrate at Outotec's HydroCopper® demonstration plant in Pori, Finland. Zangezur is planning to build a HydroCopper® […]

Outotec to perform HydroCopper® process tests for Zangezur

Outotec has agreed with Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine AG of Germany upon continuous test runs to be performed with Zangezur's concentrate at Outotec's HydroCopper® demonstration plant in Pori, Finland. Zangezur is planning to build a HydroCopper® […]

Professional Development Short Courses for 2008

The Mining Studies Institute at the University of British Columbia and EduMine bring you a program of 27 short courses on mining topics presented in Vancouver. Courses qualify for the UBC Certificate in Mining Studies. […]

Cushioning lifting problems

Seamless inflatable lifting cushions can handle awkward lifts where there is very limited space in which to work. The Pronal lifting CLP cushions can delicately raise loads ranging from heavy vehicles, pipelines and plant through […]

JKTech partners with ALS

JKTech Pty – the technology transfer company for the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC) in Australia – has partnered with the ALS Laboratory Group – an international leader in analytical testing services – to […]

Mining company receives almost $500,000 to train locals

A Queensland-based mining company has received almost $500,000 from the Queensland Government to train up to 45 local staff at the Goondicum Mine near Monto. Minister for Tourism, Regional Development and Industry Desley Boyle today […]

Fine grinding and some new silver extraction ideas

International Mining’s May issue includes a major article on mineral processing advances. Sadly some of this article had to be cut because of space constraints. The first to hit the editing room floor was a […]

Robot maps Mexican silver mine

Using a unique laser scanning robot 3D Laser Mapping has successfully completed a project to create a 3D map of the San Jose silver mine in Mexico, International Mining reports. The survey, commissioned by Arian […]

Everclear's commercial-grade electrolyser

International Mining reports that in an important advance in clean processing, Applied Intellectual Capital (AIC) has successfully launched a commercial-grade electrolyser manufacturing program in support of its affiliate, EverClear Solutions. Specifically developed to meet the […]

Terex Utilities to Expand Facilities in Watertown, SD Location

WATERTOWN, SD, APRIL 15, 2008 –Terex Utilities, a division of Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX), has announced plans for a $4 million expansion of its current manufacturing and office facility located here. The 40,000 sq ft. […]

FG Will Generate Sufficient Power From Coal – Minister

As part of it's relentless effort to address the lingering power crisis in the country, the Federal Government has expressed its determination to diligently explore the coal deposits abound in the land to generate adequate […]

NICKEL STUDY – McWatters feasibility outlines short mine life

of nickel has been identified so far. A pre-production capital expenditure of $19 million will cover underground development, equipment and surface infrastructure. Ore will be treated at Liberty's nearby Redstone mill. Total mine operating costs are

FLSmidth Minerals names Director of Oil Sands Development

FLSmidth Minerals, a global group providing engineered processing equipment and services to the minerals processing industry and the most complete lines of equipment for oil sands mining and extraction, has named Mr. Paul Keyser to […]

DJ Leighton bags Mesa A iron ore contract from Rio Tinto

Australia's largest construction company Leighton Holdings Ltd announced that its HWE Mining unit has won an AUD 344 million contract to provide mine development services at Rio Tinto Ltd’s Mesa A iron ore operation…more at […]

Bateman makes major acquisitions in mineral processing

As IM May is prepared for printing, with an article on developments in mineral processing, comes dramatic news from Bateman. The company has recently acquired the mining-process division of Intertech, with a strong market presence in the CIS. Even more significant, Bateman’s latest acquisition, announced as IM goes to press, is that of the Delkor [...]

Sasol coal takes to the air

Sasol, the world’s leading producer of synthetic fuels from coal and natural gas, says it has become the first company worldwide to receive international approval for its 100% synthetic jet fuel produced by its proprietary Coal to Liquids (CTL) process. Sanctioned by global aviation fuel specification authorities Sasol CTL will be the first fully synthetic fuel [...]

Coeur d'Alene Mines progresses operational improvements at Cerro Bayo

Coeur d’Alene Mines announced today that as part of the ongoing operational improvement program at its Cerro Bayo mine in southern Chile, the mine will be upgrading its electrical infrastructure, which will result in a temporary suspension of mining operations for approximately six weeks. Earlier this year, Coeur implemented a recovery plan at Cerro Bayo to address [...]

Australian technology to underpin $1.4 billion coal-gas project in US

Australian-based clean coal energy technology developer, GTL Energy, has been selected by a North American energy consortium to provide its coal beneficiation technology to the proposed $1.4 billion South Heart coal-to-synthetic gas project in North Dakota. Under a Memorandum of Understanding, project partners, Great Northern Power Development (GNPD) and Allied Syngas Corp, said GTLE’s beneficiation technology [...]

US coal community calls on congress to advance CCS technology deployment

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz and the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts have called on Congress to support a technology solution to climate change.  Their joint letter to key Members of Congress underscores the high priority the entire coal community assigns to the development and deployment of [...]