Corem is to receive CAN$2.1 million to support the development of a gold extraction process for the recovery and recycling of cyanide.
Environment & sustainability
Trials using fossil-free fuels in LKAB’s pellet plant have produced successful results within the framework of the HYBRIT initiative.
Weir Minerals Australia has signed an agreement with ENGIE Australia & New Zealand to source renewable energy for its operations in New South Wales and Queensland.
The United Nations and International Council on Mining and Minerals have recently launched global standards for the safe management of mine tailings.
AECOM has signed a memorandum of understanding with electric vehicle charging technology firm Zapinamo to launch a new smart system for fleet and infrastructure owners to manage charging in the most energy efficient and low carbon way.
Canada Nickel Co. Inc. has recently announced that it has created a wholly-owned subsidiary, NetZero Metals, with the goal of utilising existing technologies to produce zero-carbon nickel, cobalt and iron products.
Vale, in partnership with Progress Rail (a company of the American group Caterpillar), is developing a new 100% electric, battery-powered switchyard locomotive.
Australia’s vast uranium resources and exports support zero emissions power generation abroad and nuclear medicine and research at home.
Mining3 welcomes ENGIE as its newest member, fast tracking the development of solutions to major industry issues, such as mining decarbonisation.
Developed by New Steel, which was purchased by Vale in 2018, the technology enables dry magnetic concentration of low-grade ore.
The National Mining Association (NMA) has recently applauded the reform to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) governing regulations.
Following the completion of a £4 million second phase, the Coal Authority’s Lynemouth mine water treatment scheme in Northumberland can now treat the equivalent of 2400 Olympic-sized swimming pools of water every year.
IAMGOLD Corp. confirms that it has received approval for its application under Section 36 of the Fisheries Act for the Côté Gold Project.
Technical developments in cleaning mine water have helped the Coal Authority to improve the sustainability of one of its vital treatment schemes.