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BHP Billiton and Hatch have entered into a collaborative technology development partnership, formed to accelerate the development and deployment of a wide range of key technological advances in the fields of mining and mineral processing.
CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, through its 60% share in the Majwe Mining Joint Venture, has secured a new two-year contract with Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng mine in Botswana.
SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper producers in the world, for the construction of two sulphuric acid plants at the Chuquicamata Copper Smelter Complex, located in the Antofagasta region of northern Chile.
SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper producers in the world, for the replacement of its effluent treatment plant at the Chuquicamata Copper Smelter, located in the Antofagasta region of northern Chile.
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has reached commercial production at Long Canyon, a higher grade oxide mine in an emerging gold district located less than 100 miles from its existing Nevada operations.
Hatch is pleased to announce it’s been granted a new patent for potash and mineral salt pond crystallization—the only filed patent that has been validated to increase production over the “conventional wisdom” approach that is typically used today.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that ICA Fluor, its industrial engineering and construction joint venture with Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV and NYSE: ICA), was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Minas de La Alta Pimeria S.A. de C.V. (MAPSA), a subsidiary of Goldcorp, for the Pyrite Leach Project in Zacatecas, Mexico.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that all 358 modules have been fabricated and shipped to the site for its portion of the Fort Hills Energy L.P. oil sands mining project in the Athabasca region of Alberta, Canada. Fluor is performing engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction for the utilities scope of the project.
Today, mines are continuously being challenged to rethink how to shape their operations to be more sustainable and profitable. Metso's comprehensive in-the-pit solutions (ITPS) trim the operations by optimizing the entire process - from design to selection of machinery and to production. This results in a savings of water and energy, and a cost reduction of up to 35%.
(NYSE:GE) Today at MINExpo, GE Mining, a division of GE Transportation (NYSE: GE), unveiled the Digital Mine, a suite of technologies that can improve performance, reliability, safety and operations.
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