Worley to help Iluka further in-situ underground HDD & high pressure water-based Balranald rutile mine
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Worley to help Iluka further in-situ underground HDD & high pressure water-based Balranald rutile mine
October 20, 2021

Balranald is a rutile-rich deposit in the northern Murray Basin of New South Wales, Australia. With deposits located approximately 60 m below the surface, Iluka is assessing the potential to develop these using a novel, internally developed, underground mining technology. Worley says its teams in Australia and Kolkata will provide engineering management and resources to[…]

BBE releases 2021 version of VUMA mine ventilation software to global mining industry free of charge
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BBE releases 2021 version of VUMA mine ventilation software to global mining industry free of charge
October 7, 2021

Mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling engineering consultant BBE Group has released the 2021 version of its flagship VUMA-network software to industry and at no cost. The move puts an advanced, industry-leading interactive mine ventilation network simulation tool in the hands of mine and ventilation engineers across the world. “Intense temperatures, humidity, diesel fumes and gasses[…]

CMAC-Thyssen selected for portal collaring & initial development at Global Atomic’s Dasa uranium mine in Niger
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CMAC-Thyssen selected for portal collaring & initial development at Global Atomic’s Dasa uranium mine in Niger
September 29, 2021

Global Atomic Corporation has signed a letter of intent with CMAC-Thyssen Mining Group to collar the portal and complete initial underground development at the Dasa Uranium Project in the Republic of Niger. The selection of CMAC-Thyssen resulted from a multi-party bidding process that required bidders to have project experience in West Africa. The box-cut excavation[…]

Thyssen Schachtbau nears commissioning of SKS-1 production shaft for Norilsk Nickel – now Russia’s deepest mine
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Thyssen Schachtbau nears commissioning of SKS-1 production shaft for Norilsk Nickel – now Russia’s deepest mine
September 29, 2021

At the SKS-1 production shaft construction site of Norilsk Nickel, final commissioning is imminent according to lead contractor Thyssen Schachtbau (TS), with asphalting of the internal traffic routes in full swing. The concrete curbs are being put in place, branches and foundations for the entrances to the operational buildings are being set up. TS commented:[…]