Lithium Projects In Argentina Suspended

Australian companies involved in Argentina's lithium brine industry have suspended on-site work at projects until the end of March to comply with government's coronavirus containment measures.

Brisbane-based Orocobre ...

Sandvik Introduces AutoMine For Trucks

It turns Sandvik's intelligent mining trucks into unmanned robots that keep running, which the company claimed is a first for autonomous ramp haulage applications in the underground mining industry ...

Australian Company Strikes Gold In The Pilbara

A West Australian mining company has discovered a potentially record-breaking deposit of gold at the Mallina Gold Project, 80km south of Port Hedland.

De Grey Mining announced that its preliminary ...

Global Copper Production Disruptions

Producers across South America, where the bulk of the world’s copper is produced, have halted or cut back operations and slowed construction projects due to restrictions caused by coronavirus ...

Freeport-McMoRan Provides Operational Update

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. said it has made continued progress in growing copper and gold volumes by 30 to 40 per cent, reducing net unit cash costs of copper by 25 per ...

Miners Suspend Or Slow Operations As Coronavirus Panic Spreads

Metal producers worldwide are suspending production, slowing project construction or curbing their operations to critical activities as governments are imposing restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus. These companies are ...

Expect More Global Mining Disruptions – Report

Fitch Solutions sees increasing downside risk to mineral production as the Covid-19 pandemic raises the chances of persistent operational disruptions.

In their latest report, Fitch analysts point out that although ...

Virus Forces Newcrest To Axe FIFO Route

Newcrest Mining has become the first Australian miner to axe a fly in, fly out (FIFO) worker route because of the coronavirus, highlighting the staffing challenge the pandemic poses to ...