Events and Special Reports

Mining News Pro - Hexagon has introduced HxGN MineProtect Operator Alertness System Light Vehicle (OAS-LV), a fatigue and distraction detection unit that continuously monitors operator alertness inside the cab of light vehicles, buses and semi-trucks.

Mining News Pro - A paper published in the journal Resources Policy states that bonus schemes for middle management employees in mining companies play a role in tailings dams failures.

Mining News Pro - Geomega Resources is improving its proprietary ISR technology as it moves closer to being Canada’s first rare earth elements recycler and the only one outside China. The company operates a pilot plant and has made several optimizations recently.

Mining News Pro - The verdict is in, and it does not look good for miners in Argentina.

Mining News Pro - Macmahon Holdings has confirmed market speculation about a potential takeover of GBF Underground Mining that would give it stronger access to the Goldfields region in Western Australia

Mining News Pro - In a national first, a joint venture (JV) between Australia Pacific LNG and Armour Energy in Queensland will seek out gas only for use by Australian manufacturers.

Mining News Pro - The experts of Mobarakeh Steel Company have produced the First Gamma Thickness Gauge.

Mining News Pro - After months of apprehension, fragments of the northern slope of Vale’s (NYSE:VALE) Gongo Soco mine, in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, has begun to gradually slide into the bottom of the open pit, reducing the risk of a new dam break, the company said on Friday.

Mining News Pro - Production has officially ceased at the first and only diamond mine in the Canadian province of Ontario– the Victor mine owned by De Beers Canada. The news comes 10 years and 10 months after the mine was officially opened in July 2008.

Mining News Pro - The Bolivian government is “building a new relation between business and the state,” Bolivia’s Mining and Metallurgy Minister Cesar Navarro tells The Northern Miner in a sit-down interview in his government office

Mining News Pro - South Africa`s long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent`s worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change.

Mining News Pro - Financial and planning manager of Hormozgan Steel Company said: “Hormozgan Steel have had a great financial performance last year thanks to the managers and shareholders.”

Mining News Pro - CITIC has had its appeal case against Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy rejected, forcing the Chinese company to pay royalties from its iron ore project in Pilbara, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - EcoMag has set its sights on producing magnesium carbonate using wastewater streams, or bitterns, from salt production in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Vale has warned of a possible dam collapse at the Gongo Soco mine in Barão de Cocais, Minas Gerais, 65 kilometres away from the site of the Brumadinho dam failure.

Mining News Pro - BHP, formerly BHP Billiton Limited, incorporated on August 13, 1885, is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium.

Mining News Pro - It has been said there is a massive paradigm shift going on in the world – a shift that is only slightly perceptible to some – but one that is already revolutionizing the mining industry.

Mining News Pro - In order to realize its social responsibility, Khouzestan Steel Company is sending the first train containing Slags to flooded areas in Khouzestan for reconstruction of the railroad.

Mining News Pro - The price of copper managed to trade higher, despite simmering trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies erupting into all-out war.

Mining News Pro - Aurelia Metals has responded to speculation surrounding potential interest in Glencore’s CSA Mines in New South Wales, confirming it is no longer in discussions to acquire the copper mine.

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