Rosatom could provide a great contribution to the nuclear power sector

MINEX FORUM | June 27, 2017
img0 Russia’s nuclear power ambitions lag behind other emerging economies, but its advancements in technology could provide a great contribution to the nuclear power sector as a whole. For this reason, uranium price followers should keep a close watch on Russia’s nuclear sector, economiccalendar.com noted. Nuclear power use has become controversial in many countries around the ...

Nornickel has completed the Talnakh concentrator modernisation project

MINEX FORUM | June 7, 2017
img0 Nickel and palladium miner Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) has completed the Talnakh concentrator modernisation project, in Russia’s Arctic region. Talnakh Concentrator of Nornickel’s Polar Division has reached the project design parameters and capacity in line with the targets set by the modernization project. The plant’s total throughput capacity has increased over 30% from 7.6 to 10.2 mtpa ...

BELAZ makes its first steps in American market

MINEX FORUM | May 29, 2017
img0 A year ago BELAZ set up an office in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with the intention of selling its first mining truck in North America. Breaking into the North American heavy equipment market isn’t easy, especially for offshore companies without the vast dealer networks offered by some of the bigger players like Komatsu, John Deere and Caterpillar. ...

Azarga Metals estimated maiden mineral resources of its Unkur Copper-Silver Project

MINEX FORUM | April 12, 2017
img0 Azarga Metals Corp. (TSX-V:AZR) announced the results of its maiden mineral resource estimate for its Unkur Copper-Silver Project in the Zabaikalsky Region of eastern Russia. The estimate is an Inferred Mineral Resource of 42 million tonnes at 0.52% copper and 38g/t silver, containing 220,000 tonnes (ie, 480 million pounds) of copper and 52 million ounces of silver. ...

Germany and Austria develop their electric-car charging infrastructure

MINEX FORUM | April 4, 2017
img0 Two adjacent European countries are stepping up efforts to improve their public electric-car charging infrastructure. Initiatives in Germany and Austria should see major improvements to charging networks in a short period of time, as both countries aggressively promote electric cars in an effort to reduce emissions. Austria hopes to unify what is already a considerable number of ...

Ukrainian mining and metallurgy can collapse – Borys Kolesnikov

MINEX FORUM | March 15, 2017
img0 The blockade of Donbas would provoke a domino effect and the metal and mining complex would collapse, then the energy sector, railways and ports would follow, Interfax said with reference to Prime Minister of the opposition government Borys Kolesnikov. “The organizers of the Donbas blockade demand that authorities sign international contracts on coal supplies. Where ...

MICROMINE to work at the Oyu Tolgoi

MINEX FORUM | March 14, 2017
img0 Image: mad-intelligence.com MICROMINE has implemented its leading fleet management and mine control solution, Pitram, at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi region of Mongolia, the company reported. The implementation of Pitram includes standard voice deployment to equipment, configured to collect data relating to underground development activities with the focus being on high quality ...