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Anglo American Delivers First Ore On Ship From Minas-Rio

SOURCE: Anglo American | 27 October 2014

Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces the delivery of first ore on ship ("FOOS") from its Minas-Rio iron ore project in Brazil, within the targeted budget.

SNC-Lavalin And Hatch Win PMI’s 2014 Project Of The Year Award For Rio Tinto Alcan’s AP60 Project

SOURCE: Hatch | 25 October 2014

Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA), SNC-Lavalin, and Hatch received the coveted Project of the Year award at last night’s Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Awards Gala. The PMI Professional Awards honor organizations and individuals whose passion, talent and expertise make the greatest contributions to the project management profession.

Modernized Stainless Steel Continuous Caster From Siemens Goes On Stream At Posco

SOURCE: Siemens | 24 October 2014

Siemens Metals Technologies has modernized and put into operation a single-strand continuous caster at Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (Posco) in Pohang, Korea, for production of stainless steel slabs. SSC 2 caster at Stainless Steel Mill 2 was equipped with a number of technology packages from Siemens, enabling Posco to produce a wide range of different and advanced stainless steel grades

Tasiast Project Team Wins Safety Award

SOURCE: Hatch | 21 October 2014

The Tasiast project team, comprised of Hatch and Kinross employees, recently won the 2013 Kinross Safety Award for the most improved total reportable injury frequency rate (TRIFR) and severity rate (SR) over a three-year period. The award was presented by Kinross CEO J. Paul Rollinson in early October.

Novelis Announces Closure Of Ouro Preto Aluminum Smelter To Focus Brazilian Operations On Core Rolled Products Business

SOURCE: Novelis | 16 October 2014

Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, announced today that consistent with its corporate strategy it will focus its operations in Brazil on its core business of aluminum rolling and recycling. As a result, it will cease operations at its Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, primary aluminum smelter at the end of 2014.

AREVA McClean Lake Mill Starts Processing Uranium From Cigar Lake

SOURCE: AREVA | 09 October 2014

The McClean Lake mill, operated by AREVA in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, began processing uranium ore from the Cigar Lake mine, located 70 km away and operating since March 2014.

ABB Launches Powerful Electrical Control System For Mines Of The Future

SOURCE: ABB | 07 October 2014

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has launched the new System 800xA MIDAS Library, an application that gives the engineers who operate automated mines a more powerful way to rapidly troubleshoot the electrical system through an enhanced substation control and monitoring environment from the control room.

Jacobs Receives Industry Recognition For Mt Isa Mines Project

SOURCE: Jacobs | 07 October 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that, together with MCA Group (MCA), it received significant industry recognition of its achievements on a project to extend the life of a large crude ore bin for Mt Isa Mines (a Glencore Company) in Queensland, Australia.

Linde To Build New Air Separation Unit In Eastern Germany

SOURCE: Linde | 07 October 2014

Technology company The Linde Group is set to build a new air separation unit in the eastern German town of Eisenhüttenstadt, near Frankfurt an der Oder. Around EUR 85 million will be channelled into the plant, which will supply the ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt steelworks with oxygen and nitrogen.

Hatch Helps Mechanical Contractor To Rebuild Vale’s No.3 Roaster In Sudbury

SOURCE: Hatch | 06 October 2014

Hatch has been retained by Lopes Ltd. to provide engineering, post-engineering fabrication inspections, onsite inspections, and onsite programming for the installation of the No.3 roaster at Vale’s smelter in Sudbury.