Research raises tailings concerns

Research raises tailings concerns

Claims not enough is being done to properly manage tailings storage facilities.

Vale mulls move as COVID-19 closes in

Vale mulls move as COVID-19 closes in

Vale could be forced to bypass Malaysia as COVID-19 control order comes into effect.

Vale, South32 keen on RCubed

Vale, South32 keen on RCubed

Big miners show interest in K2fly's software.

Simulation / Optimisation

27 FEBRUARY 2020
Tailings dam portal lists risks

Tailings dam portal lists risks

One portal to view them all, one portal to bind them (tailings dams).

Sustainability

29 JANUARY 2020
Ex-Vale CEO facing dam disaster homicide charge

Ex-Vale CEO facing dam disaster homicide charge

Fabio Schvartsman among the mining executives charged.

Maca to wrap up Brazilian work

Maca to wrap up Brazilian work

Maca sent packing as Brazilian miner winds up at Antas.

Logistics

21 JANUARY 2020
BHP iron ore production up

BHP iron ore production up

Iron ore production up 2% and a stronger second half expected.

Operational Excellence

21 JANUARY 2020
Poor drainage blamed for Brumadinho failure

Poor drainage blamed for Brumadinho failure

Heavy rain, poor drainage and a brittle wall structure cited as key factors in Brumadinho failure.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019
Consultation sought on global tailings standard

Consultation sought on global tailings standard

Draft standard created in response to the January 25 tailings dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

18 NOVEMBER 2019
BHP head back to Minas Gerais

BHP head back to Minas Gerais

BHP stumps up $64 million to get Germano mine restarted 4 years after tragedy that killed 19 people....

Logistics

05 NOVEMBER 2019
Miners getting wider EV choice

Miners getting wider EV choice

Three companies developing light electric vehicles for the mining market.

Fleet

29 OCTOBER 2019
K2fly signs Nexa for RCubed

K2fly signs Nexa for RCubed

Seen as a solution for NYSE-listed miners facing new compliance requirements in 2021.

Exploration

25 OCTOBER 2019