BASF has completed the installation and start-up of new high-performance milling and decanning equipment at its Cinderford, Gloucestershire, UK, precious metal recycling operation, more than doubling the plant’s production capacity.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has launched Knowledge Manager Production Scheduler, a new software solution to manage and optimize production scheduling in cement plants.
Amec Foster Wheeler today announces the award of a contract by Anagold Madencilik to provide basic design verification services for the expansion of the Çöpler Gold Mine in Turkey.
Hatch has been retained by Access Mining Consultants to complete engineering and cost estimating for the reclamation of historic waste rock storage areas (WRSA) at the Canadian government’s Keno Hills Silver District near Keno City, Yukon, Canada.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) today announced that the company will initiate procedures to suspend operations at the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia following the passage of legislation that raises the royalty rate on the country's open pit mining operations from six percent to 20 percent.
ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products has expanded its product portfolio and concluded an offtake agreement for ferroniobium, a rare heavy metal, with NioCorp Developments Ltd. Under the ten-year agreement, ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products will purchase 3,750 tons of ferroniobium per year, which equates to approx. 50% of NioCorp's total production.
Chinese Handan Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd. has placed an order with Siemens Metals Technologies to modernize the process automation system of the hot rolling mill at its Handan factory. The core items of the new process automation are a profile and flatness control system, which will ensure clearly improved product tolerances, as well as the Microstructure Target Cooling solution package.
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of an engineering services contract by Codelco, the Chilean Copper Corporation, for a new secondary ore grinding processing facility at the Chuquicamata copper concentrator facility in northern Chile. Codelco is the biggest copper producer in the world by volume.
The Joint Venture "Alstom Grid - Rusal Electroengineering" has developed and launched the series of rectifier units for rectifier groups of the world's largest aluminum-smelters: Bratsk, which capacity exceeds 1 million tons of aluminum per year each.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)(TSX:ABX) (Barrick or the "company") today announced that it has completed the 50/50 joint venture agreement with Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) for the Jabal Sayid copper mine in Saudi Arabia. Jabal Sayid is expected to begin shipping low-cost concentrate in early 2016.