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Peabody Energy Announces Joint Venture With Glencore To Expand Mine Life And Lower Costs At Wambo Open-Cut Mine

SOURCE: Peabody Energy | 25 November 2014

Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced an agreement to establish a joint venture between Peabody's Wambo Open-Cut Mine and Glencore's United Mine in New South Wales, Australia. The joint venture is expected to deliver significant synergies by improving productivity, lowering costs and extending mine life.

Glencore: French President Hollande Inaugurates Koniambo Nickel

SOURCE: Glencore | 18 November 2014

Glencore is pleased to announce that today French President, François Hollande officially inaugurated the Koniambo Nickel Project (Koniambo) in New Caledonia, a joint venture between Société Minière du Sud Pacifique (SMSP) and Glencore.

Metso Introduces The World's Largest Cone Crusher, MP2500, To Respond To The Mining Industry's Efficiency Challenge

SOURCE: Metso | 06 November 2014

The first MP2500 cone crusher will be operational at First Quantum Minerals Ltd Sentinel mine in Zambia early 2015

Vale Obtains Environmental License In The Context Of The EIA Global

SOURCE: Vale | 06 November 2014

Vale informs that it has obtained the operating license (LO) to expand its N4WS mine pit located in Carajás, Brazil. The installation license was not required in this case since it refers only to the extension of a mine operation.

South Africa's Department Of Mineral Resources Gives Final Approval Of Mining Right For Development Of Ivanhoe Mines' Platreef Project

SOURCE: Ivanhoe Mines | 05 November 2014

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) and Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) jointly announced today that the mining right for the development and operation of the company's Platreef mining project now has been finalized.

Rail Instead Of Road

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 30 October 2014

For the haulage of foundry coke, ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products is now using efficient Black BoxXes. The raw materials experts of the ThyssenKrupp Group have relocated the supply chain for this sensitive product from truck to train.

Siemens To Modernize Pickling Line For ArcelorMittal Asturias In Avilés

SOURCE: Siemens | 29 October 2014

Spanish steel producer ArcelorMittal Asturias has awarded Siemens Metals Technologies an order to completely modernize the pickling line at its Avilés plant. The aims of the project are to increase the capacity of the pickling line from 1.5 to 1.8 million metric tons per annum, and to further improve working safety.

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.