Leading Developments

BHP Billiton announced the shipment of its billionth ton of iron ore to China last week in a Shanghai ceremony attended by industry associations, partners and suppliers; the Melbourne,...

Latin America

Canadian junior company NGEx Resources reported the results of a positive preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its 60% owned Los Helados copper project in the Atacama Region of northern Chile....
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Africa

London Mining, owner and operator of the Marampa iron ore mine in Sierra Leone, announced on October 16 that, “Following a longer than expected period of negotiations between the senior lenders and...
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Asia

After a six-year wait, India’s largest iron ore miner, NMDC Ltd., has gained access to new iron ore reserves in the central Indian province of Chhattisgarh, an official in the ministry of mines...
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US & Canada

Areva Resources Canada and Cameco announced in early October that the McClean Lake mill had begun producing uranium concentrate from the high-grade Cigar Lake mine in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. The...
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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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