Rio Tinto chartered flight from South Africa to Mongolia’s Oyu Tolgoi first to have 100% passengers with Digital Health Pass
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Rio Tinto chartered flight from South Africa to Mongolia’s Oyu Tolgoi first to have 100% passengers with Digital Health Pass
August 23, 2021

Mongolian Airlines (MIAT) recently operated the first ever charter flight (OM7602) on which all passengers and air crew members used a digital health pass to verify their COVID-19 negative status. The flight, chartered by Rio Tinto, carried employees destined for the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold minesite. AOKpass, integrated into International SOS’ safe return to work solution,[…]

ThoroughTec to exhibit workforce training optimisation solutions at MINExpo 2021
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ThoroughTec to exhibit workforce training optimisation solutions at MINExpo 2021
August 17, 2021

ThoroughTec Simulation, a leading global supplier of mine workforce training and performance optimisation solutions, says it will be demonstrating its complete range of technology and services at MINExpo in Las Vegas, this September 13-15. At the heart of its Workforce Excellence eco-system is “the first-in-class, WX TMS (Training Management System), a purpose-built ERPM-level software platform[…]

New Kalgoorlie metals research lab to pave the way for mining’s greener future
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New Kalgoorlie metals research lab to pave the way for mining’s greener future
August 3, 2021

Curtin University is to open a new research lab geared towards carbon-neutral metal production paths at its Kalgoorlie campus in Western Australia. Curtin’s WA School of Mines: Minerals, Energy and Chemical Engineering Head of School, Professor Michael Hitch, said the Kalgoorlie Metals Research Laboratory would explore cleaner alternatives through teaching and research that would pave[…]

A new deal for OceanaGold’s Didipio means an imminent restart with full underground ramp-up within a year
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A new deal for OceanaGold’s Didipio means an imminent restart with full underground ramp-up within a year
July 14, 2021

OceanaGold Corporation advises that the Philippine Government has renewed the Didipio gold-copper mine Financial or Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) for an additional 25-year period, retrospectively beginning June 19, 2019. The renewed FTAA reflects similar financial terms and conditions while providing additional benefits to the regional communities and provinces that host the operation. Michael Holmes, President[…]