QRC Chief Executive has welcomed the news that the state’s trades and skilled mining job advertisements rose by 5% in the March 2020 quarter.
Mining news updates
Metso Outotec will deliver two primary crushing stations for a mine located in the Russian Far East.
Freeport McMoRan Inc. has recently announced the appointment of Joshua F. Olmsted as President and Chief Operating Officer – Americas.
Castillo Copper Ltd has announced that a pre-site visit to the Mt Oxide Project has identified a prominent shear zone, surface outcrop and visible copper mineralisation.
Fosterville South Exploration Ltd has announced that it has expanded its portfolio of high-quality gold projects with the acquisition of Beechworth Gold Project in Victoria, Australia.
Newcrest has awarded a contract to support Worley Lihir with one of the world’s largest gold projects located on a geothermal active volcanic crater.
Altus Strategies Plc has recently announced high grade aircore drilling results at the company’s Tabakorole gold project in southern Mali.
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.
More mining news updates
Shirley Webber, Head of Natural Resources at Absa, explains why mining companies could take up to 6 months to recover production from post COVID-19 shutdowns.
Edenville Energy has confirmed operations recommenced at Rukwa Coal Project, Tanzania, on 3 August 2020.
IronRidge Resources has reported high-grade drilling results from the ongoing second phase drilling programme at the Ebilassokro and Ehuasso targets, both within the Zaranou Gold Project area.
Magna Tyres Group has strengthened it Eastern Europe presence with the opening of a new sales office in Czech Republic.
NQ Minerals Plc has announced that it achieved record production levels in July 2020 of metals concentrates from the company’s flagship Hellyer Gold Mine in Tasmania, Australia.
Pensana Rare Earths Plc has reported the final assay results from the last 86 holes of the 8000 m drill programme completed at the Longonjo NdPr Project in Angola.
Castillo Copper Ltd has recently announced that its entire issued share capital been admitted to the standard segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange plc under the TIDM ‘CCZ’.
RPMGlobal has joined forces with The University of Western Australia’s Energy & Resources Digital Interoperability Industry 4.0 Testlab, along with Enterprise Transformation Partners, to help advance standards-based interoperability for the mining industry.
Ariana Resources plc has recently announced a Joint Ore Reserves Committee Resource update for the Salinbas Project in Turkey.
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.
Rio Tinto has approved an additional investment of almost US$200 million to progress the next stage of the development of the lithium-borate Jadar project in Serbia.
Longreach Mineral Exploration has recently announced that it has become a successful recipient in the Round 4 of the Queensland Government Collaborative Exploration Initiative (CEI) grants.
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.
Edenville Energy has confirmed that operations recommenced at the Rukwa Coal Project in southwest Tanzania on 3 August 2020