Rio Tinto will begin construction on a new plant that will recover tellurium, a critical mineral used in solar panels, from copper refining at its Kennecott mine near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Environment & sustainability
Meridian Mining has announced the granting of the key environmental permit, LOPM, required for commencing exploration activities at its Cabaçal VMS Copper-Gold project.
BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding with HBIS Group Co., Ltd, with the intention of investing up to US$15 million over 3 years to jointly study and explore greenhouse gas emissions reduction technologies and pathways.
Trovio has announced plans to launch the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions gold exchange-traded fund on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Australia’s minerals industry will introduce the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining system to further improve site-level performance through regular and transparent reporting on safety, environmental and social indicators.
Thiess’ Mount Owen team has led environmental management to ensure dust, noise and blasting emission impacts are minimised on local communities.
BHP and the Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corp. have commenced a joint investigation to understand the cause of the rock fall at a registered Bajima site.
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.
Sparc Technologies has announced the results of its graphene enhanced adsorption material test work on the recovery of gold and silver in solution.
From a single control room, operators in LKAB’s Kiruna mine are now running six autonomous loaders from two different manufacturers.
Royal London Asset Management have released a statement following Glencore’s announcement that it will put the climate plan to a shareholder vote.
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.
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.