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[…]

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[…]

Weir Minerals gets major screens & hydrocyclones order from Highfield for Geoalcali’s Muga potash mine in Spain
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Weir Minerals gets major screens & hydrocyclones order from Highfield for Geoalcali’s Muga potash mine in Spain
September 21, 2021

Highfield Resources has signed a purchase contract for important components of the process plant in order to finalise the pre–construction activities at the flagship Muga potash mine situated some 50 km to the south east of Pamplona in Spain, which is being developed by subsidiary Geoalcali. Following a recent A$18.1 million capital raise, the company[…]

Oyu Tolgoi breaks through to underground with C2S project conveyor decline – combined with the hoist system it will give the mine a 95,000 t/d capacity
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Oyu Tolgoi breaks through to underground with C2S project conveyor decline – combined with the hoist system it will give the mine a 95,000 t/d capacity
August 26, 2021

Copper-gold mining operation Oyu Tolgoi LLC recently celebrated a significant milestone with the breakthrough heading blasting completed August 16, connecting the C2S project conveyor decline with the underground workings. Tuul Batbayar, Oyu Tolgoi Mining Engineer outlined how significant C2s is for the mine. “The C2S system is a key component of the Oyu Tolgoi underground[…]

Polymetal opts to fast track Prognoz silver mine due to high metal prices with processing at Nezhda concentrator
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Polymetal opts to fast track Prognoz silver mine due to high metal prices with processing at Nezhda concentrator
August 26, 2021

Polymetal announces that its Board of Directors has approved an accelerated development of the open-pit mine at Prognoz with ore processing at the Nezhda concentrator. First payable concentrate production is expected in Q3 2023. “The decision to process ore from Prognoz at Nezhda ensures optimal allocation of human and financial capital within Polymetal. Fast-track development[…]