Mining Weekly | Environmental http://www.miningweekly.com/page/environmental Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:02:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Argentina mulls $500m safety plan for Barrick's Veladero mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/argentina-mulls-500m-safety-plan-for-barricks-veladero-mine-2017-04-22 Reuters GOLD Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:57:00 +0200 450299 1492815546 1492815420 1495317600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Conflict-free cobalt to remain industry question, opportunity as DRC dominates supply http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conflict-free-cobalt-to-remain-industry-question-mark-opportunity-as-drc-dominates-supply-2017-04-22 Henry Lazenby COBALT Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:53:00 +0200 450298 1493024421 1492815180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Strengthening fundamentals continue to bolster ‘new age’ metals outlook http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strengthening-fundamentals-continue-to-bolster-new-age-metals-outlook-2017-04-22 Henry Lazenby ENERGY METALS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:09:00 +0200 450297 1493024062 1492812540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643979_resized_electricvehiclescharginglithiumreuters1022.jpg 511 287 De Beers receives conservation award http://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-receives-conservation-award-2017-04-21 David Oliveira MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449111 1492075730 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New forum created to discuss exploration, mining, metals and minerals http://www.miningweekly.com/article/forum-creates-standards-to-enhance-collaboration-in-mining-2017-04-21 Dylan Slater INDUSTRY FORUM Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449258 1492694865 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Parties in joint initiative to improve geodata accessibility, usability in East Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/increased-access-to-geodata-aimed-at-guiding-resource-investment-in-east-africa-2017-04-21 Dylan Slater MINERAL EXPLORATION Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449263 1492075731 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641443_resized_geosoftugandaworkshop0320171022.jpeg UGANDA WORKSHOP The pilot project and Uganda-hotsed geodata portal will be conducted under the auspices of the African Union Commission 511 287 Zambian mine in first-of-a-kind tailings dump site rehab, hopes to eventually produce biodiesel http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kcm-starts-project-to-rehabilitate-mine-site-produce-biodiesel-2017-04-21 Mia Breytenbach MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449126 1492075730 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641052_resized_konkolacopperminesbiodieselproject042017jpg1022.jpg CULTIVATION AIM Zambia Minister of Works and Supply Matthew Nkhuwa waters a Pongamia Pinnata tree as Konkola Copper Mines CEO Steven Din (middle) and other officials look on 511 287 Quebec govt approves Canadian Malartic openpit expansion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/quebec-govt-approves-canadian-malartic-openpit-expansion-2017-04-20 Henry Lazenby EXPANSION AUTHORISATION Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:05:00 +0200 450037 1492670701 1492643100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Centerra receives all required Kumtor permits for 2017 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/centerra-receives-all-required-kumtor-permits-for-2017-2017-04-19 Henry Lazenby GOLD Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0200 450033 1492669778 1492617780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gold rush fever among poor Zimbabweans leaves trail of destruction http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-rush-fever-among-poor-zimbabweans-leaves-trail-of-destruction-2017-04-17 Reuters ZIMBABWE MINING Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:18:00 +0200 449707 1492446298 1492445880 1494972000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642712_resized_placergoldreuters.jpg 511 287 Noront, Marten Falls First Nation ink exploration and project advancement agreement http://www.miningweekly.com/article/noront-marten-falls-first-nation-inks-exploration-and-project-advancement-agreement-2017-04-14 Henry Lazenby RING OF FIRE Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:52:00 +0200 449704 1492497015 1492123920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Pan African capital raise puts gold project on fast track http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pan-african-capital-raise-puts-high-return-gold-project-on-fast-track-2017-04-13 Martin Creamer GOLD Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:42:00 +0200 449688 1492503404 1492090920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642670_resized_martincreamercobusloots110220915duane.jpg Pan African CEO Cobus Loots (right) in conversation earlier this year on Elikhulu with Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. 511 287 Belo Sun stock sinks on another Brazilian interim suspension order http://www.miningweekly.com/article/belos-sun-stock-sinks-on-another-brazilian-interim-suspension-order-2017-04-12 Henry Lazenby SUSPENSION ORDER Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:47:00 +0200 449532 1492075724 1492019220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642215_resized_belosunminingvoltagrande1022.jpg Exploration at the Volta Grande project, in Brazil, has lifted resources above five-million ounces of gold 511 287 Funding under way for revival of old Prieska zinc-copper potential http://www.miningweekly.com/article/funding-momentum-building-to-revive-old-prieska-zinc-copper-potential-2017-04-12 Martin Creamer BASE METALS Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:07:00 +0200 449518 1492010439 1492006020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642182_resized_southernafricamap.jpg Northern Cape's Areachap Belt, where Orion has options and earn-in rights over a combined under-explored area covering 1 606 km2. 511 280 LatAm water scarcity, pollution to drive more stringent enviro rules http://www.miningweekly.com/article/latam-water-scarcity-pollution-to-drive-more-stringent-enviro-rules-2017-04-12 Henry Lazenby WATER SCARCITY Wed, 12 Apr 2017 05:14:00 +0200 449386 1491986804 1491966840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641805_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging710221213duane.jpg 511 287 Northern Dynasty’s US unit gets Alaska land use permit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/northern-dynastys-us-unit-gets-alaska-land-use-permit-2017-04-12 Henry Lazenby LAND USE PERMIT Wed, 12 Apr 2017 04:26:00 +0200 449385 1491986160 1491963960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Argentina tells Barrick to overhaul Veladero gold mine operations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/argentina-asks-court-to-fully-suspend-work-at-veladero-mine-2017-04-07 Reuters WORK SUSPENSION Fri, 07 Apr 2017 18:05:00 +0200 449068 1491598495 1491581100 1494108000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Alpha coal mine survives another environmental appeal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/alpha-coal-mine-survives-another-environmental-appeal-2017-04-07 Esmarie Swanepoel COAL Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:50:00 +0200 448940 1491570530 1491547800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pan American Silver 'optimistic' Argentine mine may reopen http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pan-american-silver-optimistic-argentine-mine-may-re-open-2017-04-07 Reuters PRECIOUS METALS Fri, 07 Apr 2017 02:08:00 +0200 448907 1491553340 1491523680 1494021600 Reuters 0 0 Cautious optimism prevails in mining as prices rise, shallow growth returns http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-companies-face-complex-choices-as-green-shoots-emerge-deloitte-2017-04-07 Ilan Solomons MINING INDUSTRY TRENDS Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447647 1491224930 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636867_resized_innovationinmining030220111022.jpg TOUGH DECISIONS Mining companies face key choices about where to invest and how to position themselves in the coming years 511 287 Electronic sensors to monitor explosive gases on deep mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/electronic-sensors-to-improve-safety-2017-04-07 Marleny Arnoldi Environmental Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447151 1491224928 1491516000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Adani facing stringent water use rules – Minister http://www.miningweekly.com/article/adani-facing-stringent-water-use-rules---minister-2017-04-06 Esmarie Swanepoel COAL Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:58:00 +0200 448775 1491474017 1491461880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Qld govt opens Olive Downs EIA for comment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/olive-downs-open-for-comment-2017-04-06 Esmarie Swanepoel COAL Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:56:00 +0200 448772 1491471460 1491461760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Aquila receives federal water discharge permit for Michigan mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aquila-receives-federal-water-discharge-permit-2017-04-06 Henry Lazenby PROJECT DEVELOPMENT Thu, 06 Apr 2017 01:00:00 +0200 448752 1491462703 1491433200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 After Cyclone Debbie, China replaces Australian coal with US cargoes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/after-cyclone-debbie-china-replaces-australian-coal-with-us-cargoes-2017-04-05 Reuters CYCLONE COAL Wed, 05 Apr 2017 02:58:00 +0200 448606 1491354165 1491353880 1493848800 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Barkerville to initiate immediate mine development on receipt of amended BC permit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/barkerville-to-initiate-immediate-mine-development-on-receipt-of-amended-bc-permit-2017-04-04 Henry Lazenby MINE DEVELOPMENT Tue, 04 Apr 2017 20:39:00 +0200 448602 1491379945 1491331140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nautilus to test seafloor production tools in PNG submerged trials http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nautilus-to-test-seafloor-production-tools-in-png-submerged-trials-2017-04-04 Henry Lazenby MARINE MINING Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448452 1491298037 1491256800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 More electric vehicles expected underground http://www.miningweekly.com/article/more-electric-vehicles-expected-underground-2017-03-15 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446572 1490623762 1490911200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634218_resized_lithiumbatteries062016bloomberg1022.jpg LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES The continued decline of lithium-ion battery prices has helped the electric vehicle market to grow 511 287 How Spanish immersion placed resource hunter Aurania on trail of Ecuador’s ‘lost cities’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/how-spanish-immersion-placed-resource-hunter-aurania-on-trail-of-ecuadors-lost-cities-2017-03-30 Henry Lazenby GOLD EXPLORATION Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:08:00 +0200 448099 1490949565 1490908080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638084_resized_drkeithbarronpresidentandceoauraniaresourcesinecuador1022march2017.jpg Dr Keith Barron president and CEO Aurania Resources in Ecuador 511 287 Pilbara granted native vegetation clearing permit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pilbara-granted-native-vegetation-clearing-permit-2017-03-27 Esmarie Swanepoel LITHIUM Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:25:00 +0200 447541 1490606065 1490599500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Water scarcity rewiring mining companies’ approach to shared water use http://www.miningweekly.com/article/water-scarcity-rewiring-mining-companies-approach-to-shared-water-use-2017-03-24 Megan van Wyngaardt WATER Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:27:00 +0200 447466 1490359312 1490358420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Five PhD students graduate from Wits mining engineering school http://www.miningweekly.com/article/wits-mining-engineering-students-study-various-methods-to-enhance-mining-environment-safety-2017-03-24 Dylan Slater SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446642 1489746579 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634445_resized_witsschoolofminingengineeringstudentjanajacobjpg1022.jpeg JANA JACOB Wits School of Mining Engineering student Jana Jacob researched how new methods of quantifying exploration risks can be developed in the absence of hard data 511 287 Greater demand for credible, local testing spurs growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/greater-demand-for-credible-local-testing-spurs-growth-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Environmental Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445849 1489746578 1490306400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632490_resized_xlabenvironmentheavymetalanalysislithamatshoba032017jpg1022.jpg INTEREST GROWING There has been a substantial interest in air quality testing as there have been numerous high-profile issues that have developed around South Africa 511 287 More focus needed on ESG factors http://www.miningweekly.com/article/greater-focus-needed-on-esg-factors-2017-03-24 Johane Turkstra Environmental Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446166 1489746578 1490306400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633311_resized_bloomberg5resizedjpg1022.jpg EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT Environmental, social and governance factors have immense influence on risk management for operations of any size 511 287 New programme increases environmental stewardship awareness at quarries http://www.miningweekly.com/article/quarry-programme-increases-environmental-stewardship-awareness-for-quarry-operators-2017-03-24 Dylan Slater QUARRYING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446525 1489746579 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634113_resized_aspasaaboutfacenicopienaar032017jpg1022.jpeg NICO PIENAAR Aspasa’s About Face 2017 programme has been specifically adapted to the requirements of the South African surface-mining industry 511 287 Proponents see glistening future in seabed mining, but environmentalists fret http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-see-glistening-future-in-seabed-mining-but-environmentalists-fret-2017-03-24 Megan van Wyngaardt MARINE MINING Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446509 1490162102 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635492_resized_many.jpg 511 287 ‘Barometer’ provides assessment of mineral resources industry transparency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/barometer-provides-assessment-of-mineral-resources-industry-transparency-2017-03-24 Ilan Solomons ACCOUNTABILITY IN MINING Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446266 1489746579 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633516_resized_legislationlegallaw110220915duane.jpg FOUNDATION AND ENFORCEMENT MECHANISMS Establishment of regulatory frameworks and State capacity is needed to ensure mining is compatible with efforts to promote inclusive and sustainable development 511 287 IDC to support R&D of low-energy technology http://www.miningweekly.com/article/idc-to-support-rd-of-low-energy-technology-2017-03-22 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:04:00 +0200 447206 1490267910 1490259840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635972_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68225_2017-03-22_second_take_mw_-_hd_web.mp473574432IDC to support R&D of low-energy technology IDC to support R&D of low-energy technology