South American mining news
Fluor sells AMECO South America to STRACON Group
Fluor has completed its AMECO divestiture with the sale of its AMECO South America business, which includes assets in Chile and Peru, to STRACON Group.
Grand reopening of Hexagon’s Mining division’s Lima office
The newly renovated facility has an expanded monitoring centre and hardware maintenance space.
Thiess expands presence in Chile with copper contract
Thiess has been awarded a letter of agreement (LOA) to provide mining services to Minera Centinela’s Llano project, located in Antofagasta, Chile.
Vale begins reusing tailings at Carajá dam using equipment with zero CO2 emissions
Vale has begun commissioning the Gelado project in Carajás, Brazil, which will produce high-quality pellet feed by reusing the tailings that have been deposited in the Gelado dam since 1985.
Rajant Corporation and Sandvik collaborate on digital mining tests
Rajant Corporation has collaborated with Sandvik on digital mining tests to ensure that wireless communication can be used with tele-remote and autonomous vehicles destined for the De Beers Venetia diamond mine.
McEwen Copper announces additional US$30 million investment by Nuton
McEwen Copper Inc. has announced a binding agreement for an additional US$30 million investment by Nuton LLC, a Rio Tinto Venture, and existing McEwen Copper shareholder.
Great Southern Copper provides update on Chilean projects
Great Southern Copper has provided an update on its exploration programmes in Chile.
Energy Fuels completes acquisition of 17 mineral concessions in Brazil
Energy Fuels has completed the acquisition of rare earth and heavy mineral projects in Brazil.
DeepRock Minerals to acquire lithium property in Brazil
DeepRock Minerals has signed an agreement to acquire a land package near sigma lithium in brazil.
Horizonte Minerals awards mining services contract to Fagundes for nickel project
Horizonte Minerals has awarded a mining services contract to Fagundes for its Araguaia nickel project.