Virginia Tech experts tapped to explore Virginia’s gold mining impact

Renewed attention to gold mining at both new and historical sites in Virginia prompted the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine at Virginia Tech to convene a study about the potential impacts of gold mining, chaired by William Hopkins, Virginia Tech professor in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment. Read…

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Four deaths reported at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu

South African operator Harmony Gold has confirmed the deaths of four of its employees after an incident at its Kusasalethu operation in the Gauteng province. Officials said 9 May the event near Carletonville was an “infrastructure maintenance-related incident” but did not provide further details. It also did not identify the names or positions of any of the four killed on…

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FLSmidth delivers for Josemaria

Josemaria Resources namesake copper-gold project is Argentina’s San Juan province is moving closer to its start thanks to a new mill and cyclone deal between the company and FLSmidth. The supplier confirmed it will be sending three gearless SAG mills as well as three gearless ball mills and cyclones to the site, which has a 150,000-million-tonnes-per-day capacity, by late next…

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