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Canada Nickel creates subsidiary focused on zero-carbon metals

By: Donna Slater     28th July 2020 TSX-listed nickel/cobalt sulphide project company Canada Nickel Company has created a wholly-owned subsidiary, NetZero Metals, to begin the research and development of a processing facility aimed at using existing technologies to produce zero-carbon nickel, cobalt and iron products. The facility... 

Capstone adopts novel copper extraction technology at Pinto Valley

By: Donna Slater     28th July 2020 TSX-listed copper miner Capstone Mining Corporation’s Pinto Valley mine has successfully demonstrated positive economics from enhanced dump leach performance by partnering with technology-driven natural resources company Jetti Resources. Capstone is using the mineral extraction technology at its... 

Sprott invests $15m in Erdene

By: Marleny Arnoldi     24th July 2020 TSX-listed Erdene Resource Development Corporation has announced a nonbrokered private placement of about C$20-million, led by a $15-million strategic investment from Canadian businessman Eric Sprott. The funds from the financing will be used to initiate early construction works at the Bayan... 

BHP faces first step in $6.3bn UK claim over Brazil dam failure

By: Reuters     15th July 2020 More than 200 000 Brazilian people and groups will next week kick off a five-billion-pound lawsuit against Anglo-Australian miner BHP in Britain over a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster. The group claim, one of the largest in British legal history, has been... 

Pilot Crushtec International partners with Wastech Engineering

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th July 2020 Humanity’s endless drive for technological advancement, and the financial rewards that go with it, have not been too kind on the environment. But Wastech Engineering, based in Hallam, Victoria, has made a name for itself by leading Australia’s push towards a cleaner future while returning... 

Small tailings dam collapses in Ecuador, communities denounce pollution

By: Reuters     6th July 2020 A small tailings dam associated with a mine run by Ecuadorean firm Austro Gold has collapsed, Ecuador's government said on Friday, sending mining waste into a nearby river. A retaining wall collapsed at the Armijos tailings station, located in the Camilo Ponce Enriquez area in southern Ecuador,... 

Santos unveils salty plans for Narrabri

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th July 2020 Oil and gas major Santos has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Natural Soda to use salt removed from produced water as part of the Narrabri gas project, in New South Wales. . The two companies have been working together for more than 12 months on a commercially-viable model that... 

Epiroc aims to halve carbon dioxide emissions in operations as part of 2030 goals

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Mining and infrastructure equipment multinational Epiroc this week released its 2030 sustainability goals, which include halving carbon dioxide emissions from operations, transport and major suppliers, as well as from customers’ use of Epiroc equipment. "These are challenging targets, but we will... 

New digital technologies improve manufacturing capabilities

3rd July 2020 Metallurgical plant supplier SMS group has developed digital technology called the X-Pact MES 4.0, along with the Safety Locator Suite system, which both aid in the digital transformation of organisations and help to gain faster insights and more informed management decision-making, with the... 

Bigger, stronger filters advance tailings solution

By: Theresa Bhowan     3rd July 2020 Mining equipment manufacturer Metso has sought to advance its tailings management solution by launching the bigger and stronger VPX filter. 

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