New SRK Consulting livelihoods restoration model will address global mining agenda challenges

Q&A with Cathryn MacCallum, social consultant SRK Consulting (Cardiff) and Anita Bron, social scientist SRK Consulting (SA)

New Dynamic Modelling Framework Optimising the Resource-to-Market Value Chain

While the mining industry is steadily moving towards automation, it’s comparatively slow in adopting new technology. Decision-makers still rely on basic tools that don’t have the capability to holistically model complex mining value chains. There is clearly a need for effective, user-friendly decision support tools that guide operational and strategic decision-making.

Alacer Gold Announces Çöpler Sulfide Project Development Team

Alacer Gold Corp. is pleased to announce the project development team leading the Çöpler Sulfide Project in Turkey.  Rod Antal, Alacer’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We have brought together a world-class group of experienced professionals who will be responsible for the construction and delivery of the Sulfide Project in 2017. The high caliber of talent [...]

Patrick Smith Appointed Managing Director of AMC Consultants

AMC Consultants Pty Ltd (AMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Patrick Smith to the company’s Board of Directors resulting in a title change from CEO to Managing Director, effective 2 February.

ICMM guide to catchment-based water management defines responsible water stewardship

ICMM has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mining and metals operations, in guidance that details the priorities of all water users throughout the water catchment, as well as the water usage of the operation itself. The new Practical guide to catchment-based water management sets out a collaborative approach to water management [...]

Many positive developments at Mira Geoscience

Mira Geoscience continues to expand its integrated interpretation and data management software and consulting services to address the challenge of exploration targeting for deep or under cover deposits. Its innovations focus on developing and applying quantitative analysis to the integrated geology-geophysics-geochemistry interpretation challenge across a range of scales, commodities, and methods.  Read More…

BMT WBM Founder Recognised For Global Contributions to Engineering

Dr Russ Morrison, a founding member of BMT WBM, has been recognised for his long, distinguished and innovative engineering career by the Senate of the University of Queensland who bestowed on him a Doctor of Engineering honoris causa.

Get operations off to a good start with sound mine planning

Whether starting a new mine or working an existing one, mine planning is an essential ingredient to profitable aggregates production, said Dr. Scott Giltner of Dyno Nobel. “It’s hard to get from here to there if you are unclear about here and haven’t thought much about there.”  Read More…

MAC Business Development Team appoints new Director

MAC Consulting, the Johannesburg-based management consulting group, has appointed Nivan Moodley as a director in its Business Development team. Nivan is set to grow MAC’s business in the oil, gas & chemicals and mining sectors in South Africa, and across Africa.

Applications Open for 2015 CEEC Medal

The CEEC Medal is an annual award intended to recognise and celebrate outstanding published papers, articles or case studies profiling beneficial strategies for eco-efficient comminution. Applications have recently opened for the 2015 Medal CEEC, launched in November 2011.  “The CEEC Medal is intended to bring attention to “best-in-class” research or documentation in the field of [...]

H-E Parts International welcomes Ray Bitzel as new President of H-E Parts Distribution

H-E Parts International Brings New Leadership to H-E Parts Distribution to Support 2015 Strategic Growth

Orbite Awarded Green Chemistry and Engineering Network Award

Orbite Aluminae Inc. has been awarded the Chemical Institute of Canada’s Green Chemistry and Engineering Network Award. The award is presented to companies that have made significant contributions to the field of green chemistry and engineering, including the technical, economic, human health and environmental benefits.  Read More…