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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.
Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that it is adding an additional cold mill at its Nucor Steel Arkansas division. The specialty cold mill complex will expand Nucor's capability to produce advanced high-strength, high-strength low-alloy, and motor lamination steel products. The mill will cost an estimated $230 million to build and is expected to be operational in approximately two years.
Earlier this week, De Beers and Mountain Province Diamonds announced the Gahcho Kué processing plant has been commissioned and is producing first diamonds from the Canadian mine—the largest new mine currently under development in the world.
Anglo American announces the commissioning of De Beers' Gahcho Kué diamond mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Gahcho Kué - the world's largest new diamond mine - is expected to ramp up to reach full commercial production in Q1 2017, producing an average of 4.5 million carats per year over its anticipated 13-year life.
Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN), and Lars-Eric Johansson, Chief Executive Officer, today announced initial metallurgical test results from a sample of drill core from ongoing exploration in the Kakula Discovery zone, in a southerly portion of the Kamoa Copper Project.
ABB has successfully implemented its Intelligent Mining Solutions (IMS) software, MineMarket and CCLAS laboratory information management system at Minera Frisco mining company in Mexico, offering end-to-end operational visibility to enable better decision-making and continuous improvement.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it signed a contract with Oyu Tolgoi LLC to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the next stage in the development of the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, the Oyu Tolgoi Underground Project.
Rio Tinto and its partners, the Government of Mongolia and Turquoise Hill Resources, have approved the next stage in the development of the world-class Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia. The development of the underground mine will start in mid-2016 following the approval of a $5.3 billion investment by the partners and the recent granting of all necessary permits.
Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, has been selected by Aluminium Bahrain, B.S.C. (Alba) as tne EPCM contractor for the sixth potline for their Alba aluminium smelter in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Upon completion, Alba will become the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter.