North America

Vale S.A. (Vale) informs that Samarco Mineração S.A (Samarco) and its shareholders, Vale and BHP Billiton Brasil Ltda (BHPB), have entered into two preliminary agreements with the Federal Prosecutor’s Office in Brazil (Federal Prosecutors). The first agreement aims to outline the process and timeline for negotiations of a Final Agreement…
Newmont Mining Corporation has appointed experienced miner Andrew Woodley to lead the Company’s North America business beginning on January 2, 2017.                                                                            Mr. Woodley succeeds Tom Kerr who retired from Newmont after 32 years of distinguished service to the Company.“Andrew is an accomplished operations and business leader with more than 20…
The Ktunaxa and Teck announced the signing of Impact Management and Benefits Agreement that will create long-term benefits for the Ktunaxa people and increased certainty around future sustainable mining development in region.    The agreement relates to production at Teck’s steelmaking coal operations within Ktunaxa amak is (Ktunaxa Nation Territory) in…
Grinding at Anglo American’s (LON:AAL) Los Bronces copper mine in Chile has been halted after the firm detected a leak in a pipe carrying ground ore mixed with water on Sunday evening. According to local newspaper La Tercera (in Spanish), the discharge was noticed on farmland outside the capital Santiago…
The new Remote Operator Station for Dozing, part of Cat MineStar Command for dozing, provides a safe, comfortable environment removed from the active dozing area. The station itself is modelled on the actual cab of the machine, with all ergonomic controls, alarms and features operating just as they do in…
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