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Study shows potential to double capacity, reduce costs at Gakara processing plant

By: Donna Slater     23rd February 2021 An enhanced scoping study for Rainbow Rare Earths’ Gakara rare earths project points to a doubling of rare earth elements cracking plant capacity, from 5 000 t/y to 10 000 t/y. Rainbow sought to update the feasibility of the processing facility to produce a high-purity cerium-depleted mixed rare... 

SEW-EURODRIVE continues to meet high expectations through new products for the mining industry

18th February 2021 Drive and control technologies specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has a wide range of products that are suitable for the mining industry, with some having been improved in recent years to most adequately suit a harsh mining environment. 

TPI warns that most large firms have not gone clean enough to meet Paris agreement

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th February 2021 The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has warned that 86%, or 95 out of 111, of global publicly listed firms surveyed in heavy industries have failed to prepare for the “transition decade”. Research done by the initiative points to an $856-billion climate risk, which is the combined market cap... 

Bolted thickeners from FLSmidth to optimise Mozambique plant

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th February 2021 FLSmidth was chosen as the preferred provider for four large bolted thickeners for a large customer in Mozambique. Two of the thickeners are designed to reduce water load on the filters allowing for a drier filter product, while the other two thickeners recover water from the plant tailings. The... 

Mincon MP40: performance redefined

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th February 2021 With Mincon’s reputation as The Driller’s Choice, our customers have come to expect the best when using products from our comprehensive range of rock drilling solutions. And with an ethos of continuous improvement, we are always working on making the best even better – an approach has resulted in... 

Tirupati awarded first commercial contract to develop processing tech

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th January 2021 Graphite producer Tirupati Graphite has announced that its research centre, which is focused on graphene manufacturing, graphene applications development and minerals processing technology development, has secured its first commercial contract. The contract involves Tirupati Graphene and... 

Senex continues to grow

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd January 2021 ASX-listed Senex Energy has reported a 16% increase in production and a 26% increase in sales revenue for the quarter ended December, as the ramp-up of its Atlas operation, in the Surat basin, continues. Quarterly production reached 4.3 PJ during the three months to December, up 16% on the... 

Shearwater developing SMR, hydrogen project in North Wales

By: Donna Slater     15th January 2021 UK-based hybrid clean energy company Shearwater Energy is developing a wind small modular reactor (SMR) and hydrogen production hybrid energy project in North Wales. The project will provide 3 GW of zero-carbon energy and is also expected to produce over three-million kilograms of green hydrogen... 

Argyle diamonds make a splash

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th December 2020 The latest tender of 62 rare pink, red, blue and violet diamonds from major Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine, in Western Australia has delivered a record result, reflecting their extraordinary rarity and unique provenance. The 2020 collection continued its trajectory of double digit price growth and a... 

Underground op adds to Dolphin economics

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th December 2020 A revised feasibility study into the Dolphin tungsten project, in Tasmania, has increased the project’s net present value by 65%, from A$146-million to A$241-million, with the addition of an underground operation. ASX-listed King Island Scheelite on Wednesday also reported that the operational... 

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