Kal Tire’s mining tyre recycling facility in Chile nears full start-up as Los Pelambres copper mine provides initial batch of 2,300 t
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Kal Tire’s mining tyre recycling facility in Chile nears full start-up as Los Pelambres copper mine provides initial batch of 2,300 t
March 15, 2021

Kal Tire says its new off-the-road (OTR) tyre recycling facility in Antofagasta, Chile, is getting closer to full start-up. One of two thermal conversion reactors has successfully completed commissioning and is now undergoing full load tests to process 20,000 kg (20 t) of tyres, the equivalent of five 63 in tyres. Commissioning of the facility’s[…]

Minerals Council of Australia members to adopt Canada’s TSM sustainability system
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Minerals Council of Australia members to adopt Canada’s TSM sustainability system
March 3, 2021

Australia’s minerals industry is to introduce the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) system to, the Minerals Council of Australia says, further improve site-level performance through regular and transparent reporting on safety, environmental and social indicators, including partnerships with First Nations landholders and communities. Adopting TSM – implemented worldwide among key mining nations[…]

Anglo American’s Unki mine achieves IRMA 75 level responsible mining standard
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Anglo American’s Unki mine achieves IRMA 75 level responsible mining standard
February 18, 2021

Anglo American announces that its Unki underground platinum mine in Zimbabwe has been assessed against the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance’s (IRMA) comprehensive mining standard, achieving the IRMA 75 level of performance, reflecting Anglo American’s commitment to transparency and to striving for the highest standards of responsible mining. The Unki mine was the first in[…]

New IUCN-Anglo American collaboration aims to tackle climate mitigation through nature-based solutions
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New IUCN-Anglo American collaboration aims to tackle climate mitigation through nature-based solutions
February 15, 2021

A new three-year collaboration agreement between IUCN and the mining company Anglo American will explore how nature-based solutions can help deliver positive biodiversity outcomes and support carbon neutral goals, while delivering additional benefits for conservation and wider stakeholders. Joint activities will include exploring how Anglo American operations can meet their biodiversity and carbon neutral targets[…]

Nouveau Monde receives provincial green light for Matawinie graphite mine build
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Nouveau Monde receives provincial green light for Matawinie graphite mine build
February 10, 2021

Following a rigorous environmental review, the Québec Government has issued a ministerial decree authorising Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc’s Matawinie mining project for a 100,000 t/y high-purity graphite concentrate production. Located only 150 km north of Montréal, the company’s deposit constitutes the largest projected graphite operation in North America and Europe and is expected to become[…]