Leading Developments

DTEK’s Chervonyi Partyzan mine has resumed coal mining after a 50-day operations suspension. Currently, the Chervonyi Partyzan mine is producing coal by two out of its three longwalls. All employees are back...

Latin America

Coeur Mining has announced an updated and re-scoped mine plan and preliminary economic assessment for its Palmarejo silver and gold operations in southwestern Chihuahua state, Mexico. Under the new...
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Africa

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) announced on July 21 that it is offering for sale its Rustenburg and Union mines and its interest in the Pandora joint venture in South Africa. The company is also...
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Asia

Alrosa has commissioned the Udachny underground diamond mine in the Sakha Republic, eastern Russia, at the site of a surface mining operation that began in 1971. Upon reaching its design capacity of 4...
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US & Canada

Cameco reported in mid-July that ground freezing at the Cigar Lake uranium mine project in northern Saskatchewan was not advancing as quickly as expected in some localized areas of the mine. As a...
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Outotec has signed a contract with Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. for the design and delivery of process solution to the new copper-molybdenum concentrator located in Sierra Gorda, close to Antofagasta in northern Chile. The contract value is about EUR 26 million.

Deliveries of Outotec TankCell e300 flotation cells, concentrate and tailings thickeners as well as filters are scheduled to be completed during 2012. In addition, Outotec also provides installation, commissioning and start-up services for the delivered equipment.

“Outotec is committed to providing process solutions that enable our customers to recover the valuable metals in the most sustainable manner possible. We are happy that our latest flotation and thickening developments were chosen for the new Sierra Gorda concentrator. The Outotec TankCell e300 is the most energy efficient flotation cell in the market with 20% lower energy consumption per processed ore ton compared to other available methods,” said Outotec CEO Pertti Korhonen.

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