Mining and Minerals News
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) recently completed Huntsman Pigments’ new €38 million iron sulfate plant at its titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment manufacturing facility in Scarlino, Italy. Huntsman celebrated the completion on July 1, 2014.
Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Canteras del Hallazgo S.A.C (CDH), the company that manages the Chucapaca project in southern Peru, to its joint venture partner in the project, Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Buenaventura).
Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) today announced the appointment of BMO Capital Markets Limited and Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc as financial advisers to conduct a strategic review of its Kamoa and Kipushi projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the commissioning of a new coating line for beverage can end stock and an expanded recycling center at its Pindamonhangaba (SP), Brazil complex.
Ivanhoe Mines Begins Construction Of First Box Cut For Planned Underground Mine At The Kamoa Copper Discovery In The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) Executive Chairman Robert Friedland and Chief Executive Officer Lars-Eric Johansson today announced the start of construction on the box cut for the initial portal to planned decline ramps that will provide underground access to the proposed Kamoa copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province.
Hatch Goba has been retained by African Minerals Limited – African Railway and Port Services (AML) in Sierra Leone to improve rail and port infrastructure between the Tonkilili mine and the Pepel port, which are 200 km apart.
Barrick Gold Corporation today announced that it has reached an agreement to form a joint venture with Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) to operate the Jabal Sayid copper mine, located 120 kilometers southeast of Medina, Saudi Arabia.
Siemens Metals Technologies has won an order from Mexican steel producer Altos Hornos de Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (AHMSA) to supply a 150-ton, twin RH vacuum degassing plant with mechanical vacuum pumps for converter Steel Works # 2 in Monclova. It will be able to handle 50 charges per day, the equivalent of about two million metric tons of liquid steel per year.
A part weighing the equivalent of ten elephants dangles at a height of almost 90 meters: A special crane moves a 50 ton boiler segment into a shop building of ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe. The spectacular lifting operation is part of the modernization of converter 2 and associated waste-heat boiler system in the Duisburg-Bruckhausen steelmaking plant, one of the biggest in Europe.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has successfully commissioned three variable-speed mill drive systems at Thomson Creek Metals’ Mount Milligan copper/gold mine in Canada.