MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru advances future mine journey with new Digital Operation Centre in Lima
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MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru advances future mine journey with new Digital Operation Centre in Lima
April 8, 2021

Back in 2019, Nokia and Telefónica Peru signed a contract with MMG’s Minera Las Bambas to enable digitalisation and automation projects at its site in Cotabambas, Apurimac region, including deploying a private 4G LTE network which was duly commissioned in July 2020, the first in Peru. MMG said: “The installation of the private LTE network has increased the capacity to transmit[…]

Power company MAHAGENCO awards Adani Enterprises 34 year, 23.6 Mt/y coal mining contract for Gare Palma Sector II
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Power company MAHAGENCO awards Adani Enterprises 34 year, 23.6 Mt/y coal mining contract for Gare Palma Sector II
April 3, 2021

Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL) alongwith its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Gare Palma II Collieries Private Ltd (GPIICPL) has signed a coal mining agreement (CMA) with Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MAHAGENCO) for development and operation of Gare Palma Sector II coal mine. India’s Ministry of Coal, part of the Government of India, allocated Gare Palma[…]

New Detour Lake LOM plan 2021 unveiled by Kirkland Lake Gold that will see it hit 800,000 oz in 2025 with 54 Cat 795F AC trucks
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New Detour Lake LOM plan 2021 unveiled by Kirkland Lake Gold that will see it hit 800,000 oz in 2025 with 54 Cat 795F AC trucks
March 31, 2021

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd’s newly filed 2021 Detour Lake Technical Report includes a new life-of-mine plan (2021 LOMP) for the operation in Ontario under which production is expected to average 680,000-720,000 oz from 2021-2024, before increasing to 800,000 oz in 2025. Production would then decline for three years during a period of increased stripping before[…]

Sandvik innovates in drilling with its Top Hammer XL system – a more productive & fuel efficient alternative to DTH
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Sandvik innovates in drilling with its Top Hammer XL system – a more productive & fuel efficient alternative to DTH
March 24, 2021

Top Hammer XL is the latest innovation in surface top hammer drilling from Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions. The new, groundbreaking drilling system, targeting large-scale quarry and surface mining customers, offers a faster, more fuel-efficient and more cost-effective way of drilling holes in 140 to 178 mm (5.5 to 7 in) diameter. The components of[…]