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  • CIMIC’s CPB retained for Cadia TSF recommissioning

    CIMIC’s CPB retained for Cadia TSF recommissioning

    Newcrest’s Cadia Holdings has selected CIMIC and its CPB Contractors arm for the recommissioning of the Cadia tailings storage facility near Orange, New South Wales, Australia. Full story.

  • GoviEx to offload Mali project

    GoviEx to offload Mali project

    Africa-focused GoviEx Uranium has entered into a deal to sell its Malian subsidiary Delta Exploration Mali SARL to African Energy Metals for C$5.5 million. Delta holds three contiguous exploration licences (Falea, Bala and Madini) known collectively as the Falea project. Under the terms of the agreement, African Energy Metals will also grant GoviEx a 3% net smelter royalty on the…

  • IMDEX to acquire Devico

    Mining tech group IMDEX has signed a A$324 million binding agreement to acquire its main competitor, Norway-based advanced sensor and drilling tech company Devico AS. The transaction, which IMDEX said will help reinforce its market position as well as broaden its market penetration, especially in Europe and South America. IMDEX CEO Paul House called the porposed deal a highly significant…

  • Weir ESCO launches Nemisys cast lip

    Weir ESCO launches Nemisys cast lip

    Weir ESCO’s Hydraulic Machine Products team recently launched a new ESCO Nemisys cast lip specifically for EX3600 and R9350 face shovel buckets. This 3,710 mm (146 inch) inside width lip utilizes N1 noses and teeth alongside slim profile shrouds, providing a balanced combination of strength, penetration and digging efficiency. The first installation of this cast lip has already been made;…

  • SEA Electric, MEVCO partner for Hilux, Landcruiser electrification

    SEA Electric, MEVCO partner for Hilux, Landcruiser electrification

    SEA Electric and systems integrator MEVCO have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in a shared plan to electrify commercial vehicles within the mining industry. Full story.

  • Indonesia’s Bakrie seeks nickel mine

    Indonesia’s Bakrie seeks nickel mine

    Indonesian conglomerate Bakrie & Brothers, also known as Bakrie Group, said it is looking to acquire a nickel mine in Sulawesi to supply a planned integrated industrial park to produce electric vehicle batteries, reported Reuters. Full story.

  • Toquepala starts up Diemme’s Domino

    Toquepala starts up Diemme’s Domino

    Diemme Filtration has confirmed the commencement of operations for its GHT5000 Domino, what it’s calling the world’s largest filter press, at the Toquepala copper mine in southern Peru. The company said the Domino is a pilot unit. If it performs as anticipated and produces the targeted moisture levels at scale, Diemme will install nine or 10 more units for a…

  • Rolls-Royce makes hydrogen-fueled gas engine a reality

    Rolls-Royce makes hydrogen-fueled gas engine a reality

    Rolls-Royce has performed with successful testing of a 12-cylindar mtu 4000 L64 gas engine running entirely on 100% hydrogen fuel – paving the way for the company to further develop mtu gensets and cogeneration units for 100% hydrogen use. The testing was conducted by the company’s Power Systems business unit, and per officials, “showed very good characteristics in terms of…

  • Guanajuato’s Cata mill restarts

    Guanajuato’s Cata mill restarts

    Canadian-based miner Guanajuato Silver has confirmed the start of precious metals processing at the Cata mill at its Valenciana mines complex in Mexico as it advances big plans for the asset. Full story.

  • BHP marks 10 years at Perth IROC

    BHP’s remote operations have hit a milestone, with BHP WA Iron Ore (WAIO) marking 10 years of working from its Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC) in Perth, Western Australia.