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Mining - 09 August 2018

Minerals Council South Africa celebrates women

Statistics indicate that women representation across the mining industry has improved over the past 15 years to 12%, while their retention in the industry means attitudes towards women are improving.


BHP Samarco update

BHP has reached an agreement to settle the class action complaint regarding the Samarco dam failure. The company will pay the plaintiffs US$50 million, with no admission of liability.


Regulatory approval awarded to Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 project

Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 will include the construction of a new concentrator, tailings storage facility, concentrate and water supply pipeline, desalination plant, filtration plant and port to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates.