Explorations and Machinery

Mining News Pro - Vancouver’s CanAlaska Uranium and Saskatoon’s Cameco Corp. have formed the West McArthur joint venture and agreed on a $2.4-million exploration budget for 2019. CanAlaska will be the operator and 70% owner.

Mining News Pro - Aggreko has launched the Global Cooling Tower (GT) series, its first mobile and modular cooling tower for the global market.

Mining News Pro - Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) reports that its bauxite mining project in the Republic of Guinea has reached 75% construction completion. The project has a total budgeted project cost of about $1.4 billion and is being developed by EGA’s subsidiary Guinea Alumina Corp. It is the largest greenfield investment in the West African country in the last four decades. First bauxite exports are expected during the second half of 2019.

Mining News Pro - Uranium developer Vimy Resources will undertake further drilling work at its Angularli uranium deposit, in the Northern Territory, after a scoping study proved positive.

Mining News Pro - Dacian is set to reach commercial production targets at its Mt Morgans gold operation near Laverton, Western Australia after achieving first ore at the Allanson deposit.

Mining News Pro - The budget for global non-ferrous exploration has increased by 19% year-on-year, to $10.1-billion, new data from S&P Global Market Intelligence has revealed.

Mining News Pro - National Group has been a part of history in more ways than one this past month, recently handing over five of the world’s second largest mining trucks to BHP, and the last of these to be the final T 282 C to come down under to Australia with Liebherr now producing a slightly different model in the T 284.

Mining News Pro - National Group has rented five Liebherr T 282 C ultra-class trucks to BHP at the Peak Downs coal mine in the Bowen Basin, northern Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Vehicles in the industrial sector need to perform to their maximum in harsh environments.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto Exploration Canada (RTEC) has started drilling the Fort à la Corne kimberlites, in Saskatchewan, as it reinvestigates these kimberlites that Star Diamond and other companies have previously explored.

Mining News Pro - BHP has won the bids to acquire a full ownership and operatorship of exploration licences for two oil blocks in the offshore Orphan Basin in Eastern Canada.

Mining News Pro - On 24 August 2018, coal giant Idemitsu added a new Liebherr R 9800 excavator followed by three new ultra-class Komatsu 930E dump trucks to increase production at their Boggabri coal mine in NSW.

Mining News Pro -Accurate drilling leads to effective blasting, but it all hinges on placing blastholes at the correct depths in the first place – a process made easier with data technology.

Mining News Pro - The Shouguang Shandong plant has reached the milestone of 157 days of continuous operation producing, on average, more than 55,000 tonne hot metal per month

Mining News Pro - As part of a wider goal of maintaining a smaller carbon footprint, Rio Tinto Aluminium, together with the Cheslatta Carrier and Haisla First Nations, has introduced the tl`ughus tunnel boring machine, calling it key in the completion of the Kemano second tunnel project in British Columbia, Canada

Mining News Pro - A $218 million research organisation designed to develop mineral-discovery technologies has been launched by South Australian Energy and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan.

Mining News Pro - The Australian Academy of Sciences has launched a comprehensive 10-year plan for Australian geoscience development at the Australian Geoscience Council Convention in Adelaide.

Mining News Pro - International resource logistics company Bis has expanded its underground business by acquiring UGM, a leading mining services company in the Australian underground coal mining sector.

Mining News Pro - Deputy Minister of Mining and Mining Affairs of the Hormozgan Industry, Mining and Trade Organization, pointed out the 5% increase in exploration licenses in the first six months of 2018 compared to last year, adding 23 exploration licenses were issued in the first six months of this year.

Mining News Pro - Evolution Mining has received approval from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DP&E) to increase the Cowal gold operation’s processing rate by 31 per cent.

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