Africa

Aureus Mining’s New Liberty open-pit gold mine in northwest Liberia reached commercial production on March 1 and produced 4,500 oz of gold during the first two weeks of the month. The product was...
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Latin America

Lithium Americas and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) are forming a joint venture to develop the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project in Jujuy province, Argentina. The joint venture...
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Leading Developments

Hecla Mining Co. and Mines Management have announced a merger agreement. In the proposed merger, each outstanding common share of Mines Management will be exchanged for 0.2218 of a common share of Hecla....

US & Canada

Canadian Zinc Corp. has reported the results an updated prefeasibility (PFS) study of redevelopment of its 100% owned Prairie Creek lead, zinc, silver underground mine approximately 500 km west of...
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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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