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Eldorado Lowers Guidance on Kişladağ Citing lower recoveries, Eldorado Gold has revised its 2017 guidance for the Kişladağ gold mine in Turkey to 170,000 ounces (oz) to 180,000 oz at cash costs of...
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Africa

Randgold Prepares to Complete Kibali Underground Mine in the DRC The Kibali gold mine remains on track to achieve its production target of 610,000 ounces (oz) this year as its underground...
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Latin America

Escondida’s Copper Production Ramps Up Minera Escondida has finally shaken off the effects of a labor strike that impacted production at the mine for 44 days between February and March. The mining...
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Polyus has poured the first doré gold at its Natalka mine, a major greenfield project in Russia’s Far East, during the ongoing hot commissioning process at the mill. The full processing facility is...

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Rainy River Pours First Gold New Gold has completed its first gold pour at its Rainy River mine, and the company’s commissioning plans remain on schedule. The first pour yielded approximately 500...
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Europe

Boliden: Mine Production Attains Record Level Boliden’s first quarter report was characterized by strong levels of mined production and stable production at the copper smelters. “The metal prices...
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Australia & Oceania


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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