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Pilbara pushes button on A$300m Pilgangoora expansion

By: Darren Parker     29th June 2022 ASX-listed lithium group Pilbara Minerals on Wednesday announced a near A$300-million expansion of its Pilgangoora operation, in Western Australia, bolstering output by 100 000 t/y from late 2023. The board has made the final investment decision (FID) to go ahead with the P680 project, which will... 

Chile’s SEA recommends rejecting Fenix EIA – Rio2

By: Mariaan Webb     27th June 2022 Canada-based junior Rio2 will hear in the next two weeks whether its Fenix gold project, in Chile, is approved or not. However, the company said last week that the Environmental Assessment Service (SEA) had recommended that the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the mine be rejected. The... 

Core tracking on target at Finniss

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st June 2022 Barring bad weather or Covid-19 related delays, the Finniss lithium project, in the Northern Territory, was on track to ship its first spodumene concentrate by the end of the year. ASX-listed Core Lithium on Tuesday reported that mining activities have accelerated with the arrival of the dry... 

Saving a leading engineering company through business rescue

15th June 2022 Cast Products SA has been under the control of the turnaround team of Engaged Business Turnaround and Chrisyd Advisory Services for five months, after the firms were appointed to manage its business rescue in late January 2022.  The business rescue brought together a team of vastly experienced... 

Long-tenured Novagold director passes away

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th June 2022 Canadian junior Novagold said on Tuesday that long-tenured director Igor Levental had passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on June 10. Levental served as an independent director of the company, which is focused on the Donlin Gold project in Alaska, since 2010. Over the past 12 years, he shared... 

Quarrying under pressure, owing to lack of road builds

By: Tracy Hancock     10th June 2022 A lack of genuine infrastructure development over the past ten years has reduced demand for aggregates, placing significant pressure on local quarries, says construction materials supplier AfriSam. The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the issue, which is epitomised by the lack of road... 

Quarries upgrading to next-gen detonation tech

By: Tracy Hancock     10th June 2022 Mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME is steadily upgrading local quarries that have been using its AXXIS GII electronic detonation system for years to its latest-generation electronic detonation technology, AXXIS Silver. “The conversion of one to the other is straightforward, as... 

Pilot Crushtec introduces new versatile scalping screen to the South African market

By: Simone Liedtke     9th June 2022 With a growing requirement to do more with less, contractors can now take advantage of industrial machinery company Metso Outotec’s Lokotrack ST2.3 scalping screen, the versatility of which enables contractors to adapt the machine and deliver their desired results on a variety of applications.... 

M&R's Mining platform achieves strong recovery, order book at pre-pandemic levels

By: Schalk Burger     8th June 2022 Engineering and mining contracting firm Murray & Roberts’ (M&R’s) Mining platform says its order book has recovered to pre-pandemic levels. M&R Mining Platform CEO Mike da Costa adds that the platform has made a strong recovery from the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Golden moment at King of the Hills

By: Mariaan Webb     6th June 2022 Australian bullion miner Red 5 on Sunday completed the first gold pour at King of the Hill project, in Western Australia. The first smelt delivered two gold dore bars, weighing 1 588 oz, following the recent commissioning of the gravity and elution circuits. 

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