Asia

Alacer Gold’s board of directors has approved construction of the Çöpler sulphide project at its 80% owned Çöpler gold mine in the Erzincan province, eastern Turkey. The Çöpler mine has been...
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Africa

Australian junior development company Vital Metals has initiated a scoping study to assess the viability of developing an open-pit mining and processing operation on its 100% owned Kollo gold...
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Latin America

Endeavour Silver has entered into a definitive agreement with Canarc Resource Corp. to acquire a 100% interest in Oro Silver Resources, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canarc. Oro Silver owns the El...
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Leading Developments

Rio Tinto’s new CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques unveiled a new executive team that represents seven nationalities and is as diverse as it is experienced. Each new team member has more than 20 years of...

US & Canada

Alcoa announced in early May a new agreement with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) that will improve the competitiveness of Alcoa’s Intalco primary aluminum smelter in Ferndale, Washington, and allow...
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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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