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Fortescue Investing $8.4B to Expand Iron Ore Production

Fortescue Metals has approved capital expenditures totaling $8.4 billion to expand its iron ore production in Western Australia from 55 million to 155 million mt/y over a period of 30 months. The expansion and spending […]

Nautilus Minerals Releases Offshore Production System Definition and Cost Study

Nautilus Minerals Inc. announced the results of an independent definition and cost study for its proposed offshore production system to be deployed in the territorial waters of Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). The study provides definition and […]

Rio Tinto expands Mine of the Future programme

Rio Tinto is expanding its Mine of the Future™ programme to develop new equipment and systems for deep underground mines and has selected three partners to work on the project. Aker Wirth and Atlas Copco […]

Driverless trains for Rio Tinto in the Pilbara

Rio Tinto will invest $371 million [(Rio Tinto share $350 million)  to automate its iron ore railway in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, following successful trials. Within five years, driverless trains will be operating on most of the 1,300 km of track that serves the Pilbara operations, helping Rio Tinto meet its goal of expanding [...]

New mine project posted on Mine Developments – Chirundu

The Chirundu uranium project comprises an area of 1,301 sq km and is located in Zambia. Uranium mineralization is of the style referred to as 'sandstone-type uranium deposits' which have been the source of a […]

New mine project posted on Mine Developments – Chirundu

The Chirundu uranium project comprises an area of 1,301 sq km and is located in Zambia. Uranium mineralization is of the style referred to as 'sandstone-type uranium deposits' which have been the source of a […]

Nevada mine production up

By BRENDAN RILEY ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada mines produced a record $5.4 billion worth of gold, silver and other minerals in 2007 compared with about $4.9 billion in 2006 production value, […]

Australian Fortescue to use six Modern allflux® Fluidised Bed Separators in Iron Ore Production

This year, west-Australian mining company Fortescue Metals is set to start iron ore production in the Pilbara region using allmineral technology. Fortescue trusts allmineral’s future-proof technology for efficient sorting and classification of the iron ore: […]

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 […]