Horizonte selects Copa for Araguaia earthworks

Brazil-focused Horizonte Minerals has awarded the earthworks contract for the construction of its 100%-owned Araguaia ferronickel project to Copa Construção S.A. Araguaia is a Tier 1 mining project with a high-grade scalable resource, located south of the Carajás Mining District in the state of Pará, northern Brazil. Horizonte said it will use an open pit mining method, transporting its nickel-ore…

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SSAB to host fossil-free steel webinar

Global steel producer SSAB has taken the lead in reducing the carbon footprint of the steel industry and aims to launch the world’s first fossil-free steel by around 2026. But how does fossil-free steel production actually work? And what’s the difference between green steel and fossil-free steel?  SSAB has announced a fact-packed webinar on May 24 at 15:00 CEST to…

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Schenck Process sells mining unit to Sandvik

Schenck Process, a global company for sustainable, integrated measuring and process technology solutions, has signed an agreement for the sale of its Mining business to Swedish engineering group Sandvik. Upon completion of the transaction, which is expected to be in the second half of 2022, the acquired mining unit will be integrated into Sandvik’s Rock Processing Solutions business area. Schenck…

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Eight miners remain missing at Perkoa nickel op: Trevali

Canadian-based operator Trevali Mining said its continuing a search for eight miners that have been missing since a flooding event at the Perkoa nickel mine in Burkina Faso on 16 April. In an update report released 9 May, company officials said it has removed 32 million litres of water so far from the mine, restoring access to Level 550, but…

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Four killed in Poland mine methane explosion

Coal miner JSW has confirmed the death of four workers, one of them a rescue team member, at the Pniówek mine in Poland following a methane explosion during the early hours of 20 April local time. The incident occurred just after midnight at the underground operation in the southern region of the country, when 42 workers were at a depth…

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