Lundin reports death at Neves-Corvo

Diversified Canadian miner Lundin Mining has reported a fatality at its Neves-Corvo mine in Portugal on February 12. An employee was involved in a fall of ground accident while operating a piece of equipment underground.  “We are deeply saddened by this tragic incident. Our sincere thoughts and support are with our colleague’s family and coworkers during this difficult time,” said…

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Metso awarded major order for Chilean copper mine

Metso has been selected to deliver key concentrator equipment, including secondary cone crushers, for an undisclosed copper mining project in Chile.  The value of the order is EUR 55 million (US$59.2 million), and it is booked in the Minerals segment’s first-quarter 2024 orders received. The delivery scope consists of high-capacity Nordberg MP1250 secondary cone crushers, MF Series vibrating screens and…

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Stanmore snatches up South32’s share of Eagle Downs

Western Australia-based South32 said its subsidiary South32 Eagle Downs has agreed to divest its 50% interest in the Eagle Downs metallurgical coal project in Queensland to a Stanmore Resources subsidiary. The miner, which owns the project along with China Baowu subsidiary Aquila Resources, is divesting its interest for US$15 million. The transaction is expected to be completed by year’s end.…

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WIM opens nominations for inspirational women list

Women in Mining UK has opened nominations for the sixth edition of its “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (WIM100), sponsored by BMO Capital Markets, Heidrick & Struggles and BCG. “We started the WIM100 just over a decade ago, and since then have seen countless incredible and inspiring women be celebrated for their achievements in the mining sector. However, we…

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Epiroc uncages trio of Pit Vipers

Epiroc has launched its latest electric-driven drills, the Pit Viper 271 XC E, Pit Viper 275 XC E, and the Pit Viper 291 E. The trio are part of the company’s Smart and Green Series, delivering the same performance with zero exhaust emissions, zero fuel consumption, and a lower carbon footprint. The Pit Viper 271 XC E is capable of…

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Codelco to receive sustainability guidance from Aurubis

Europe’s largest copper producer Aurubis will provide Chile’s state-owned Codelco with technology and know-how to achieve more environmentally responsible mining practices at its operations, reported Reuters. The news agency said two companies plan more than 15 joint projects. Aurubis will provide Codelco with technical expertise including methods and equipment to reduce air and water emissions, measure and analyse pollution, and…

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