The New Zealand government has recently decreased the country’s COVID-19 alert from level four to level three.
Exploration & development
Condor Gold has recently announced that it has been granted an Environmental Permit for the development and exploitation of gold from the high-grade Mestiza opencast mine.
Australian Potash Ltd has provided an update on its activities and operations at the Lake Wells Gold Project.
Vallourec has installed a modern outdoor warning system with electronic sirens from the German manufacturer at the iron ore mine of Pau Branco, Brazil.
Boliden has signed an agreement with Agder Energi for fossil-free electricity supplies in Sweden and Finland.
Earlier in 2020 representatives from Maptek South Africa, Europe, the UK and Russia undertook an extensive mine measurement training course in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Doosan Infracore received large orders for medium-sized excavators from China, as the Chinese construction machinery markets began showing positive signs of recovery.
Between 10 - 15 February 2020, work began on setting up a site for exploration drilling at a remote greenfield site in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engineering, equipment, and technical advisory for a 44 MW power plant to be installed at the Mansourah & Massarah Gold Project mine in Saudi Arabia.
Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (Colombia) has announced that it has partnered with local community leaders to provide much needed support to vulnerable low income families in its local mining communities.
Kaizen Discovery Inc. has recently announced that it is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and is prepared for the potential short-term impacts.
Mexus Gold US looks to expand operations at its Santa Elena mine in Caborca, Mexico following daily gold production.