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- Rio Tinto pressured to set scope three emissions target
Rio Tinto’s annual general meeting has revealed an increase in shareholder votes that encouraged the company to set scope three emissions target.
- Barrick cancels Porgera guidance following mine lease block
Barrick Gold has withdrawn its 2020 guidance from the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea following the government’s decision not to renew the Canadian company’s 20-year special mining lease.
- Proof in the Pudding for Middle Island gold discoveries
Middle Island Resources has announced yet another gold deposit at the Sandstone project in Western Australia.
- Australian Potash receives EPA approval for Lake Wells
The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has backed Australian Potash to start minor and preliminary works at its Lake Wells sulphate of potash project.
- Ability to attract talent relies on industry narrative: BDO
Attracting the millennial talent pool is crucial for mining companies to retain their social licence to operate, according to BDO’s global head of natural resources Sherif Andrawes.
- Western Australia eases formal procedures amid COVID-19
Western Australia is set to streamline administrative procedures to encourage more individuals and businesses to use government online services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Fosterville pushes through COVID-19 restrictions
Kirkland Lake Gold expects the coronavirus pandemic to impact production profile of the Fosterville operations in Victoria.
- BHP fits South Flank with CPS all composite roller conveyor
Conveyor Products & Solutions (CPS) is supplying the first all composite roller conveyor in the Pilbara region to BHP’s South Flank iron ore project.
- Relief for Queensland explorers with government’s new package
The Queensland Government has joined other Australian states in extending financial support for explorers in a bid to increase job opportunities in the resources sector.
- Sandvik launches Peak Screening solution
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has unveiled its Peak Screening solution for mining and quarrying operations, which can be customised for site-specific requirements.
- ITM introduces new Liebherr R9350 Easy Master Link design
ITM’s focus on customers’ safety and the continuous improvement of its products has driven the design of the new ITM Liebherr R9350 Easy Master Link.
- Next-gen Cat 6060 steps up efficiency, safety, durability
Caterpillar has released its next-generation Cat 6060 hydraulic shovel, which has multiple design enhancements for better performance and increased durability.
- Anglo American suspends Grosvenor mine
Anglo American has halted operations at the Grosvenor coal mine in central Queensland after an accident that injured five people.
- Major mining companies trial particle sorting technique
BHP, Norton Gold Fields and Saracen Mineral Holdings are working with the Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction on a study that could transform the way ore particles are screened and sorted.
- BHP reaches halfway mark of $50m COVID-19 support fund
BHP has allocated $25 million from its $50 million Vital Resources Fund over the past six weeks to support regional communities during COVID-19.
- Newmont buoyant behind higher production, gold prices
Newmont has reported a more than ninefold rise in earnings in the first quarter of this year, a period that included a number of activities that impacted its Australian operations.
- Mining giants urged to ramp up emissions reduction efforts
Only two of the 10 largest mining companies are on track to limit climate change to two degrees Celsius, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
- Geoscientist jobs set to overcome coronavirus despite taking hit
Unemployment rates for geoscientists continued to rise in the 2020 March quarter, however fears of a severe impact to the sector from COVID-19 has not yet transpired, according to the Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey.
- RPMGlobal enhances scheduling experience with XPAC Solutions 3.0
RPMGlobal has laid the foundations for future enhancements to the XPAC Solutions scheduling tool, which includes upgrades to its user interface.
- St Barbara’s Simberi mine life extended to FY2035
St Barbara is aiming to expand the Simberi sulphide project in Papua New Guinea after a pre-feasibility study (PFS) confirmed mine life at the project would be extended to 35 years.