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Capstone restarts Pinto Valley ops

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th June 2019 The Pinto Valley copper mine, 125 km from Phoenix, Arizona, has been safety restarted, following last week’s fire that led to a curtailment of operations. The mine site did not sustain any physical damage during the Woodbury fire, which by Sunday morning had ballooned to more than 96 000 acres... 

Minergy appoints CEO-designate 

By: Martin Creamer     20th June 2019 The Botswana Stock Exchange-listed Minergy on Thursday announced that its CFO Morne du Plessis had been appointed CEO-designate and would take over the reins of the coal mining and coal trading company on August 1. This follows last month’s announcement that current Minergy CEO Andre Bojé, 63,... 

Construction starts at Carmichael

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th June 2019 Construction of the much-maligned Carmichael coal project, in Queensland, has started. Indian major Adani on Thursday said that some 60 workers were currently on site for surveying and clearing purposes to allow access onto the mine site, while also working on geotechnical and water management... 

Oz Minerals establishes renewable collaborative programme

By: Esmarie Iannucci     19th June 2019 Copper miner Oz Minerals has launched an energy and mining collaboration (EMC) with six other organisations to investigate renewable energy and demand management related activities on a mine site. The first project as part of the EMC programme would see a trial installation of a near 250 kW... 

Lydian’s trespassing woes not over yet despite court ruling

By: Mariaan Webb     18th June 2019 Despite a court ruling that police should remove trespassers and their property from TSX-listed Lydian International’s Amulsar site, in Armenia, illegal blockages are continuing and the company had to turn to the courts again for an additional ruling. Lydian expects its new motion to be heard... 

After lengthy delays, Adani’s Carmichael gains final enviro approval

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th June 2019 Indian major Adani’s groundwater management plan for its Carmichael coal project, in Queensland, has been approved the by the Department of Environment and Science (DES). The approved plan was the eleventh incantation of the groundwater management plan, and was previously independently... 

Battery-grade lithium hydroxide produced at Nevada project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th June 2019 Battery-grade lithium hydroxide has been successfully produced from the Rhyolite Ridge project, in Nevada, using standard commercial processes, Australia-based ioneer reported on Tuesday. The testwork, undertaken by lithium processing technology group Veolia Water Technologies, confirmed the key... 

CEO of Armenia-focused Lydian resigns

By: Mariaan Webb     7th June 2019 The CEO of gold developer Lydian International, Joao Carrelo, has resigned and will step down on June 12, as part of a restructuring programme for the company’s whose ability to continue as a going concern is dependent on a resolution with disputes in Armenia. Carrelo would continue to assist... 

Queensland approves Adani’s black-throated finch plan

By: Esmarie Iannucci     31st May 2019 The Queensland Department of Environment and Science has approved the black-throated finch management plan for the Carmichael project, Indian major Adani reported on Friday. The miner said that the management plan was found to comply with the strict regulatory conditions set by the Australian... 

Mines in Russia & CIS Rapidly Adopting Immersive Technologies Workforce Development Solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th May 2019 The proportion of global mining equipment being deployed in Russia is on the rise, 22% in 2018, compared to 9% in 2012, with regional growth of 13% over the past six years. As a result, the industry is demanding more skilled personnel. Mining companies in the region are turning to Immersive... 

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