RECLAMATION Mining News

Knight Piésold to open office in Colombia

Knight Piésold Consulting, an international engineering and environmental consulting company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Markle as Regional Manager of Knight Piésold Consultores S.A.S., Knight Piésold’s operations in Colombia.

Gold Fields awards Tarkwa gold plant studies to MDM

Gold Fields Ghana has awarded MDM Engineering Group a study contract for optimising the reclamation and re-processing of one of its leach pads and of its crushing plant at Tarkwa. Read more

FLSmidth to supply filters for Rosemont Copper Project in USA

FLSmidth has received an order worth approximately USD 31m from Rosemont Copper Company for the supply of 14 filter presses. These minerals-type automated filter presses will be the largest in the world and will be […]

2009, The Reclamation Year In Review

Since the passage of the 2006 amendments to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA), Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation (BAMR) had the daunting task of making sense […]

Western Copper receives Robert E. Leckie Award for outstanding mining reclamation practices

Western Copper was awarded the 2009 Robert E. Leckie award for the major reclamation program carried out on old abandoned workings at its Casino project. During the reclamation of the old exploration camp at Casino all old buildings, structures, equipment, material, and debris were removed and the area was recontoured to re-establish natural vegetation. Other areas of [...]

Annual awards highlight US mines’ environmental and safety performance

Ten American coal and mineral mines have won annual awards from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) for their outstanding contributions to the environment, mine reclamation and community outreach. The awards were presented by officials from the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) in [...]

BHP Files Copper Hills Reclamation Plan

Now on file with the Arizona State Mine Inspector's Office in Phoenix is a proposed Reclamation Plan submitted by BHP Billiton for its existing Copper Hills aggregate mining unit north of Globe.

Increased uranium production and exploration in the USA

A new report recently released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) documents various US uranium trends, including an upswing in exploration, production and employment in 2007. EIA’s Domestic Uranium Production Report, released May 13, […]

SGS Acquires Geostat Systems International Inc.

April 29, 2008. Geneva. SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Geostat Systems International Inc., a Canadian company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 1981, Geostat is a well-rounded industry leader specializing in […]

SGS Acquires Geostat Systems International Inc.

April 29, 2008. Geneva. SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Geostat Systems International Inc., a Canadian company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 1981, Geostat is a well-rounded industry leader specializing in […]