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Vale removes Itabiruçu dam emergency level

Vale has informed that the emergency level of the Itabiruçu dam, located at the Itabira Complex, has been removed after a thorough analysis of its geotechnical characteristics.


Norilsk Nickel to use LNG in heavy mining equipment

Norilsk Nickel will build an enterprise for the production of liquefied natural gas on the territory of the former Nickel Plant, for use in converted dual-fuel consumption mining trucks.

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New code to improve land access agreements

The release of the ‘Code of Conduct for Mineral Explorers in the Northern Territory’ by the Minister for Mining and Industry will help mineral explorers and land managers work together for more jobs and greater prosperity for all Territorians.

Deswik enters partnership with RGS Environmental

Deswik has entered a partnership with Australian environmental consultancy RGS Environmental that will allow both companies to deliver comprehensive life of mine planning solutions to their clients.

BHP and Risen Energy sign PPA

BHP has signed a renewable power purchasing agreement to supply up to 50% of its electricity needs at the Kwinana Refinery from Merredin Solar Farm.