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GEMÜ check valves for high and low temperatures

22nd October 2020 The valve specialist GEMÜ is expanding their product range with the GEMÜ R90 disco check valve and the GEMÜ R91 dual plate check valve. The check valves withstand media temperatures in a range of -200 to 400 °C and are therefore suitable for use in extremely high and extremely low temperatures.... 

Community unrest leads to fatal shooting near Exxaro's Grootegeluk mine

21st October 2020 Diversified South African-based resources group Exxaro Resources says a local community member was killed in a shooting incident near its Grootegeluk mine on October 20. "The deceased was part of a community protest that entered the private property owned by Exxaro near its Grootegeluk mine... 

TOMRA insight, the powerful data platform for enhancing sorting efficiencies, is now available for mining applications

21st October 2020 Cloud-based data platform unlocks new opportunities to monitor and optimize sorting processes TOMRA Insight, the cloud-based data platform which enables sorting machine users to improve operational efficiencies, is being rolled out to more industries. 

Fortuna pours gold at Lindero

21st October 2020 NYSE- and TSX-listed Fortuna Silver Mines has reported the first gold pour from its Lindero mine in Salta, Argentina. The pour took place on Tuesday and produced 728 oz of gold. “The first gold pour at Lindero, our third mine in the Americas, is a significant achievement for the company as we... 

Festo supplies new technology for the mining industry: 75 specialised control cabinets worth R5 million

21st October 2020 A prominent diamond mining company in Botswana required to replace their dated mining solutions with new technologically advanced products that will improve their machine efficiency. Festo provided the remedy in the form of a complete technical solution which reduced the customer’s workload and... 

Freeport exec elected International Copper Association chair

20th October 2020 Steve Higgins, senior VP and chief administrative officer of US-based Freeport-McMoRan, has been elected chairperson of the International Copper Association (ICA) and chairperson of the LME’s copper committee. ICA is a nonprofit organisation with 35 members, including Freeport-McMoRan, that... 

Diamcor closes first tranche of C$3.5m convertible loan

20th October 2020 TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining has closed the first tranche of a C$3.5-million convertible loan financing. The initial tranche included subscriptions from five investors for aggregate gross proceeds of C$954 500.  

Clean TeQ says goodbye to TSX

20th October 2020 Australia-focused Clean TeQ Holdings has announced its voluntary delisting from trading on the Toronto exchange, with the company’s shares to be delisted after close of trade on November 5. The exploration and development company, which owns the Sunrise Dam cobalt-rich nickel deposit in New... 

Macassa drilling results include 'extremely high-grade intersections'

20th October 2020 Gold miner Kirkland Lake has reported new drill results from 135 holes (47 683 m) of underground exploration drilling from the Macassa mine, aimed at confirmed and extending resources in the SMC, LSMC and Amalgamated zones. Resources within the Amalgamated zone consist of a series of mineralised... 

BC needs a carbon tax that protects environment and jobs – mining association

20th October 2020 Miners in British Columbia – a large steelmaking coal producer – have called for changes to the province’s carbon tax, arguing that playing field has to be levelled to aid final investment decisions and help the provincial economy recover and grow. The Mining Association of British Columbia... 


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