Uzbekistan creates the State Committee on Investments

MINEX FORUM | April 27, 2017
img0 Uzbekistan creates the State Committee on Investments. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution “On formation of the State Committee of Uzbekistan on investments”, uzdaily.com reported. State Investment Committee is an authorized state body, responsible for coordination of forming and realizing single state investment policy and attracting foreign investments. New committee will coordinate work on ...

Golden project is hit by radiophobia

MINEX FORUM | April 18, 2017
img0 LLP “Aurum Deutschland” intends  to build mining plant and gold beneficiation camp based on Karatas-Maibulak area by 2021. Plant capacity is 1.5 tons of ore, approximate volume of plant production is 5.1 tons  gold per year as stated CEO of the company  Johann Stoll during the press conference. Currently the company is doing geological exploration works. ...

The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology to receive about €900,000 for innovations

MINEX FORUM | April 14, 2017
img0 The Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF), which is part of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, will receive a grant of approximately €900,000 over the next three years to support the development of new technologies for the environmentally and socially sustainable as well as efficient exploration of natural resources, noted Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf. The EU funding will ...

Bluejay Mining discovered the “world’s purest ilmenite deposit” in Greenland

MINEX FORUM | April 13, 2017
img0 Aim-listed Bluejay Mining is set to declare the discovery of the “world’s purest ilmenite deposit” in Greenland. Ilmenite, a form of titanium-iron oxide, is the key ingredient in white paint. It is also increasingly used in 3D printers, said telegraph.co.uk. Bluejay supposes that the resource at its Pituffik deposit contains 23.6 million tonnes at 8.8pc ilmenite. Moreover, ...

British scientists have discovered a REE deposit in the Atlantic Ocean

MINEX FORUM | April 13, 2017
img0 Image: bbc.com British scientists exploring an underwater mountain in the Atlantic Ocean have discovered a treasure trove of rare minerals, BBC reported. Their investigation of a seamount more than 500km (300 miles) from the Canary Islands has revealed a crust of “astonishingly rich” rock. Samples brought back to the surface contain the scarce substance tellurium in concentrations ...

The mining is slowly going digital

MINEX FORUM | April 12, 2017
img0 Mining companies are failing to take advantage of digital technology to address productivity issues, says advisory firm Ernst & Young (EY), which believes that digital transformation is a critical enabler to tackle productivity and margin challenges in the mining and metals sector, noted miningweekly.com. A new EY report, ‘The digital disconnect: problem or pathway?’, points out ...