Mining and Minerals News
Metso And Ferrostaal To Boost Mauritania’s Loading Capacity For Iron Ore With A New Railcar Dumper Facility For SNIM
Following an international tender, Metso and the industrial service provider Ferrostaal Industrieanlagen GmbH, Germany (Ferrostaal) have been awarded a joint contract to build a railcar dumper facility for the iron ore producer Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière (SNIM) in the harbor of Nouadhibou, Mauritania. The value of the order will not be published.
Metso’s Intelligent Grinding Process Solution Guarantees Maximum Ore Recovery At Altay Polimetally’s Copper Project In Kazakhstan
In addition to a grinding mill order earlier this year, Altay Polimetally has now chosen Metso as the supplier of a complete grinding system for their new copper mine in Kazakhstan. The order value is over EUR 30 million.
Hatch was retained by Pan African Minerals Ltd. (PAM) to provide assistance on a technical engineering study for the development, logistics and infrastructure of the Tambao mine in Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire, Africa.
Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract For Engineering, Procurement And Related Services For CODELCO Molybdenum Refinery In Chile
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract for engineering, procurement and related services for a grassroots molybdenum refinery in Chile.
With the Jet Process, Siemens Metals Technologies offers a solution for operating converters with up to 100 percent scrap and sponge iron. This enables operators of melt shops to respond to raw material supply bottlenecks and exploit short-term price fluctuations.
Rio Tinto will move to suspend alumina production at Gove and focus on its bauxite operations after determining the refinery is no longer a viable business in the current market environment.
Rio Tinto has set out its breakthrough plan to optimise the growth of its world-class iron ore business in Western Australia. Mine production capacity will rapidly increase towards 360 million tonnes a year (Mt/a) at a significantly lower capital cost per tonne than originally planned.
Eight Million Pound Dragline Crosses New Mexico In Historic Trek To Peabody Energy's (NYSE: BTU) El Segundo Mine
Peabody Energy's 8 million pound dragline completed a historic journey from the company's Lee Ranch Mine northwest of Grants, New Mexico, more than 20 miles to its new home at the El Segundo Mine. One of the world's most massive machines, the 1570-W dragline crossed the high desert, carried by a specialized 600-wheel vehicle. NASA uses a similar transportation method to haul space shuttles.
Jellinbah Resources has awarded Thiess a $550 million contract expansion at the Lake Vermont Coal Mine, near Dysart in Central Queensland’s resource-rich Bowen Basin.
Downer EDI Limited (Downer) announced today it had received a notice of award for a 4.5 year contract with Roy Hill Iron Ore Pty Ltd for the provision of early mining services at the Roy Hill open cut iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.