Monthly Archives: August 2021

Lithium Fuels Hope for Renewal on California’s Largest Lake | Mining

CALIPATRIA, Calif. (AP) — Near Southern California’s dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large pools of saltwater left over after a super-hot liquid was drilled into the undersea. deep ground to operate steam turbines. The vats connect to tubes that spit out what looks …

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Autonomous backflow offers major potential benefits in the rehabilitation of mining sites

Posted by Paul Moore on Aug 31, 2021 The rehabilitation of the mine site generally includes a significant component of earthworks, the scale of which may include considerable resources (assets and personnel) at a substantial cost to the mining company, and at a time when the costs are not offset …

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The climate crisis requires all the tools at our disposal, including carbon elimination

Wake people up. Have you read the United Nations latest climate report? I hope the alarm bells will ring. With climate-induced flooding on the east coast and fires on the west coast, humanity is in danger. Younger generations and unborn children are in danger. UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change …

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Baffinland continues phase two equipment retirement

Baffinland Iron Mines is keeping its promise to remove equipment from the Mary River mine site that was to be used as part of phase two of the expansion project. A shipment of this equipment has already left for the south and three more loads are expected to be completed …

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Fiore Gold Reports Quarterly Results | Mining

VANCOUVER-Fiore Gold Ltd. reported net income of $4.14 million, or 4 cents per share, for the quarter ending June 30 and gold production at the Pan Mine in Nevada totaled 11,751 ounces during the quarter, or the company’s third fiscal quarter. Adjusted net profit was nearly $4.47 million in the …

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TAKRAF Bucket Wheel Sets New Overburden Removal Record at SUEK’s Nazarovsky Mine

Posted by Paul Moore on Aug 25, 2021 For July 2021, a TAKRAF SRs (K) bucket wheel excavator (BWE) at SUEK’s Nazarovsky open-pit mine in Russia, part of an integrated high-capacity material handling system, dug and moved 1,236,000 m3 of overburden, breaking a previous monthly record that lasted six years. …

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Bowen Basin’s last coalman enters the ring

Vitrinite began mining bulk samples at its Vulcan mining complex in Queensland, before an impending mining license allowed it to scale up to two million tonnes per year. The private coking coal miner has a portfolio of assets in Queensland’s Bowen Basin and Vulcan is expected to be next in …

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First Majestic’s turnover reaches a record | Mining

ADELLA HARDING Mining Correspondent First Majestic Silver Corp., the new owner of the Jerritt Canyon mine in Elko County, announced record earnings on Monday from gold production from the new Nevada operations. The Vancouver-based company said revenue rose to $154.1 million due to about two months of gold production at …

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The Diocese of Marbel launches a signature campaign for the maintenance of the ban on surface mining in the south of Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / Aug 16) – A Catholic Church-led signature campaign demanding the continuation of the controversial ban on surface mining in southern Cotabato was launched on Monday, with organizers vowing to make mining an electoral issue for the sake of the environment, food security and for future generations. …

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Barrick Supports Emissions Challenge | Mining

Barrick Gold Corp. TORONTO—Barrick Gold Corp. announced that the company has become a sponsor of the Charge on Innovation Challenge, an industry-wide effort to reduce emissions from surface mining. The challenge takes the form of a global competition and seeks to leverage the experience and ideas of a variety of …

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Visualize how ocean mining works

Mapping: electric vehicle battery manufacturing capacity, by region Demand for lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) is growing rapidly – expected to reach 9,300 gigawatt hours (GWh) by 2030 – up by more than 1600% from 2020 levels. For this reason, the development of domestic battery supply chains, including battery …

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DENR to maintain nationwide surface mining ban – Manila Bulletin

The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has chosen to maintain the national ban on surface mines amid clamor from environmental groups. This was after the government agency attempted to insert a provision into the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Executive Decree 130 that would also lift …

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i-80 Gold publishes its first quarterly report | Mining

ADELLA HARDING Mining Correspondent In the second quarter, i-80 Gold Corp. reported an adjusted loss of $2.6 million as the company completed the transition from Premier Gold Mines to become a standalone Nevada-focused company following Premier’s acquisition by Equinox Gold earlier this year. For the first quarter as a publicly …

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Australia’s Newcrest invests $ 181 million to expand surface mining at Telfer mine

Aug.12 (Reuters) – Newcrest Mining Ltd said Thursday it has committed A $ 246 million ($ 181.4 million) to expand surface mining at its Telfer mine in Western Australia, which will extend operations for at at least two years. Australia’s largest listed gold miner said it has contracted for work …

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Hycroft’s gold and silver production on the rise | Mining

ADELLA HARDING Mining Correspondent Pre-commercial production from Hycroft Mining Holding Corp. reached 16,776 ounces of gold and 139,351 ounces of silver as the company continues to investigate its proprietary sulphide oxidation process and processing potential at the Hycroft Mine in Nevada. Run-of-mine gold production was up 212% from the 2020 …

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Hecla Announces Revenue Growth | Mining

ADELLA HARDING Mining Correspondent Hecla Mining Co. reported adjusted net income of $32.8 million, or 6 cents per share, for the second quarter, compared to $7.3 million, or 1 cent per share, in the 2020 quarter, and reported announced that the Fire Creek mine and Midas mill in Nevada are …

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How Komatsu is helping partners move from manual to stand-alone operations

We sat down with the Komatsu Mining Technology Solutions team, led by Shingo Hori, Senior Vice President, Mining Technology Solutions, and Anthony Cook, Vice President, Autonomous Mining Systems, to discuss how Komatsu is helping its partners to move from manual to stand-alone operations. Q: When should companies think about change …

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