South32 considering battery electric underground mining fleet & Jameson flotation tech for next generation Hermosa mine in Arizona
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South32 considering battery electric underground mining fleet & Jameson flotation tech for next generation Hermosa mine in Arizona
January 17, 2022

South32 Ltd has provided an update following completion of a pre-feasibility study (PFS) for the Taylor Deposit, which is the first development option at its 100% owned Hermosa project located in Arizona, USA. The PFS results support Taylor’s potential to be the first development of a multi-decade operation, establishing Hermosa as a globally significant producer[…]

Hexagon acquires Minnovare bolstering its underground drilling advanced technology offering
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Hexagon acquires Minnovare bolstering its underground drilling advanced technology offering
January 10, 2022

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies, has announced the acquisition of Minnovare, a leading provider of drilling technology that improves the speed, cost and accuracy of underground drilling. As surface ore deposits are exploited, mines are increasingly pushing deeper underground for minerals and metals. Minnovare specialises[…]

Anglo’s Kumba Iron Ore awards $100 million plus Kolomela mining contract to community-based & black-owned joint venture
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Anglo’s Kumba Iron Ore awards $100 million plus Kolomela mining contract to community-based & black-owned joint venture
December 17, 2021

Kumba Iron Ore has announced the award of an industry first ZAR1.6 billion ($100.8 million) mining contract to a new black-owned and community-based joint venture to mine iron ore at its Kolomela mine in the Northern Cape. The joint venture represents another major advance towards Kumba’s goal of developing sustainable communities and businesses that help[…]