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Minas-Rio iron-ore project, Brazil Restricted

Anglo American has completed the detailed cost and schedule review of its Minas-Rio project, which was announced in November 2012.
22nd February 2013
 
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Minas-Rio iron-ore project, Brazil Restricted

Anglo American has reported that since July, efforts to resolve the licensing challenges at the iron-ore project have continued.
7th December 2012
 
PEOPLE

Brazil's CCX coal miner appoints new CEO after resignation

Brazil coal miner CCX, whose operations are focused on Colombia, has appointed Jose Gustavo de Souza Costa as CE and head of investor relations, according to the minutes of the company's board meeting on Friday. The board of CCX Carvao de...
27th October 2012
 
CORPORATE ACTIVITY

UK’s Amec acquires 50% stake in Brazilian marine engineering company

International engineering and project management company Amec has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Kromav Engenharia (Kromav), a privately owned Brazilian offshore oil and gas and marine engineering company.
12th October 2012
 
Digging Deep - Jade Davenport

The Brazilian gold rush

Perhaps the most popular and romantic aspect of the history of gold is the narrative of the various gold rushes that lured hundreds of thousands of people, literally, to the four corners of the globe during the eighteenth and, more notably, the...
12th October 2012
 
Coal

SA betting carbon capture will make coal a clean energy source

South Africa’s support for the outcomes of the United Nations (UN) Conference on Sustainable Development does not mean the country is going to turn its back on coal. “As South Africa, we are not about to abandon our coal reserves,” assured Water...
13th July 2012
 
Coal

South Africa hopes carbon capture will make coal a clean energy source

South Africa’s support for the outcomes of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, held in Rio de Janeiro from June 20 to June 22, and known as Rio+20 for short, does not mean the country is going to turn its back on coal. “As...
3rd July 2012
 
Mining Services

Updated mine software to be released

Mining technology and consulting company MineRP has upgraded its Mine2-4D mine planning software to provide a complete and automated mine planning and scheduling system for underground and openpit mining operations.
15th June 2012
 
What's On

International

What’s On provides you with information about conferences, exhibitions, seminars, training courses and other events pertaining to general industry and the mining sector. To include information about an upcoming event, e-mail...
8th June 2012
 
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Minas-Rio iron-ore project, Brazil Restricted

Anglo American's plans to commission its largest ever iron-ore mine have stumbled over new rulings.
20th April 2012
 
IRON-ORE

Brazil historic site could trip up big Anglo mine

Anglo American's plans to open its largest ever iron-ore mine have stumbled over new rulings that will delay preparations to build the mine until it is deemed safe for an archaeological site within its perimeter. The company is prohibited from...
16th April 2012
 
HIGH HOPES

China iron-ore demand to remain strong - Vale CEO

Chinese demand for iron-ore will remain strong, defying expectations of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, the chief executive of Vale SA, the top producer of the mineral, said on Tuesday. "Those who have been betting against...
10th April 2012
 
 
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