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Shell speeds up exit from oil sands, selling stake in Canadian Natural Resources

Transaction could become one of the country’s one of the biggest-ever equity sales.

How Boart Longyear addresses worker safety

The company highlights the importance of involving everyone in safety practices.

For these women, working underground is a bright opportunity

Mothers will do everything to ensure a bright future for their children.

Insee Aggregates selects Metso to supply a complete aggregate processing plant for their Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand

Insee Aggregates has selected Metso to supply a full-scope, state-of-the-art quarry processing plant for the Suphanburi Quarry in Thailand. The delivery covers all the advanced crushing and screening equipment, full electrical plant design, automation software and hardware, as well as related services and sustainable optimization.

China’s Zijin pays off stake in Ivanhoe’s Congo copper project

Ivanhoe Mines and Zijin each hold now an indirect 39.6% interest in the Kamoa-Kakula project, thought to be Africa's most significant deposit of the red metal ever found.

Low copper prices force Codelco to revise underground expansion of Chuquicamata

Modifications seek to simplify aspects of the project originally approved in 2010 in order to optimize mineral handling.

Dominion Diamond to seek permits for underground project at Ekati in Q3

The project, called Misery Deep, will require an investment of $6 million in 2018, $69 million in 2019 and $19 million in 2020.

Africa's future as industrial powerhouse depends on electricity supply

The International Monetary Fund has predicted that the African continent is expected to become the world’s second-fastest growing economy by 2020. This growth, however, is contingent upon substantial infrastructure investments.

MICROMINE showcases its mining solutions at Austmine 2017

MICROMINE will showcase its advanced mining solutions at the Austmine Conference 2017, held 22 – 24 May 2017 in Perth.

ExxonMobil launches new educational video series “The Grease Experts”

ExxonMobil experts provide clear answers to technical grease questions, all sourced from real operators.

Hendrick announces new corporate website launch & rebranding

Redesigned website offers visitors richer insight into the Company’s integrated services and product offerings.

Hecla Greens Creek automates loading with Sandvik AutoMine®

Hecla’s Greens Creek is the first US underground mine utilizing automated loading technology from Sandvik. The major step will enable increased productivity, improved safety and better cost control, while bringing digitalization of the mining process closer and increasing operational transparency.

Rio Tinto says it wants to help Australian small businesses

The change will apply to more than 5,500 Australian suppliers under $1 million of expenditure.

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Oxford Instruments launches X-MET8000 Expert Geo

- a new high-performance handheld XRF analyser for geochemical analysis throughout the mining process

China successfully mines flammable ice from the South Sea

During the mining trial done at a depth of 4,153 feet, engineers extracted each day around 16,000 cubic metres of gas, with methane content of up to 99.5%.

De Beers taps into polished diamonds market with first-time auction

The pilot auction, scheduled for June 29, will include a wide range of polished stones manufactured directly from the company’s own rough diamonds.

First Quantum to kick off massive $5.48bn copper mine in Panama in just months

Cobre Panama project is now 50% complete and on track to produce 320,000 tonnes of copper in 2019, making the company one of the world’s top six producers of the red metal.

Automation solution providers shift gears to align with iiot-driven industry transformation

Digital solutions crucial to growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation and Process Control team.

AMC Consultants wants miners to learn about uncertainty

According to AMC, cumulate uncertainty, particularly when it comes to resource estimation, creates serious risks for mining projects.

Sulzer offers complete supply service for subsea ROV manufacturer

Manufacturing a hydraulic power unit (HPU) that is destined to operate on the ocean floor up to depths of 2,500 metres requires considerable expertise and design excellence in order to deliver reliable and sustained performance.

Battery electric vehicles underground guideline published

Joint venture between GMSG and CMIC results in best practices guide for the mining industry.

UN troops to tackle violence at Central African Republic diamond mining hub

Only last year CAR was allowed to resume diamond exports after a three-year ban that tried preventing armed groups from financing a bloody inter-religious conflict.

First responsible, conflict-free artisanal gold supply chain operational in Congo

The Just Gold project is the first to successfully trace conflict-free and legal artisanal gold from mine site to export applying regional and international standards.

Cementation Canada partners with Nortech Holdings Ltd. Happy Valley Goose Bay

The partnership is an Inuit business with the Nunatsiavut Government.