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  • Bellevue keeps sight set on 2023 start

    Australian explorer and developer Bellevue Gold said in a new quarterly activities report this week that, despite obstacles in its time schedule, it remains on time and on budget and is focused on first production in June 2023 for its namesake operation. Read full article from The Asia Miner.

  • REMA TIP TOP makes acquisitions

    REMA TIP TOP AG recently made two acquisitions. The company acquired the conveyor technology division of Nuova Emil Riv srl, based in the Emilia Romagna region of northern Italy, strengthening its strategic position in that market. The company also acquired Polytechna AG. With the acquisition of the full-range supplier for conveyor technology based in Wetzikon, Switzerland, the REMA TIP TOP Group…

  • Nickel Mines to boost power with solar farm

    Nickel Mines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PT Sumber Energi Surya Nusantara (SESNA) to implement, if certain economic parameters are met, a 200-MWp solar farm within the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP).  Read the full article from The Asia Miner.

  • BHP’s Spence mine begins autonomy journey

    BHP said its Spence copper mine in northern Chile inaugurated its first autonomous drill – a milestone that marks the start of implementing different autonomy projects that seek to contribute to safer, more competitive and sustainable operations. The miner deployed a Epiroc Pit Viper 351 drill rig, operated remotely from the Spence Control Room located about 2 kilometers from the…

  • Improving blast performance, increasing safety with BlastMetriX UAV

    Blast optimization software developer 3GSM has updated its flagship offering for blasting performance and drilling pattern analysis, BlastMetriX UAV.

  • Alpha picks Horn for EVP, CCO

    Appalachian coal miner Alpha Metallurgical Resources has promoted Dan Horn to serve as its executive vice president and chief commercial officer, effective January 25. Read the full article from North American Mining.

  • Fortescue acquires Williams Advanced Engineering

    Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has entered into an agreement to take over UK-based Williams Advanced Engineering from EMK Capital and Williams Grand Prix Engineering for US$223 million as part of FMG’s decarbonisation plans. View full article from The Asia Miner.

  • ASGCO adds belt skiver to line-up

    U.S.-based conveyor belt products supplier ASGCO has released its new Grizzly conveyor belt skiver as a safer, easier way to remove or recess conveyor belt covers for mechanical fastener installation.

  • Ghana mining truck explosion kills 13, injures dozens more

    The mining town of Apiate, Ghana, has been reduced to rubble after a mining truck carrying explosives reportedly detonated. According to Reuters, the blast on 21 January left a crater 66 feet in width and took with it hundreds of surrounding houses. It also blew the doors and roofs from other buildings. The truck, owned by Maxam, was reportedly working…

  • Oyu Tolgoi partners move forward with project

    Rio Tinto, Turquoise Hill Resources and the Mongolian government have reached an agreement that will move the Oyu Tolgoi project forward, resetting the relationship between the partners and increasing the value the project delivers for Mongolia. As part of the deal, Turquoise Hill will waive the $2.4 billion in debt owed to it by the Mongolian government.  Commencement of underground…