AuRico Receives Environmental Approval for Kemess Underground

AuRico Metals reported that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has issued a positive decision statement and that the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has granted an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its Kemess underground project. The project still requires a number of additional licenses and permits, which are expected to be granted in early 2018.

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MTU Wins Service Agreement at Lumwana Mine in Zambia

 

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A Hitachi dump truck EH4500 powered by an MTU 16V 4000 C21L engine with an output of 2014 kW on site at the Lumwana mine in Zambia.

Barrick Gold signed a 13-year service contract with MTU that covers regular maintenance of 30 Series 4000 engines in use on Hitachi haul trucks at the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia. Lumwana extracts ore from the central Africa copperbelt, one of the world’s most copper-rich nations.

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Doe Run Peru Auctions off La Oroya, Cobriza Mine

The first auction of the assets of Doe Run Peru (DRP), the La Oroya metallurgical complex (CMLO) and the Cobriza mining unit (UMC), was held recently, according to the sale schedule approved in February by the board of creditors, which is chaired by the Ministry of Energy and Mines who has fostered consensus to make the sale feasible.The mine is located in the district of San Pedro de Coris, province of Churcampa, in the Huancavelica region, at 2,200 meters above sea level.

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Predictive Safety Formed From 4 Safety Specialists

The founding members of Predictive Safety SRP Inc. have announced that an official closing has been reached in the joining of their four companies. Mark Savit of Predictive Compliance LLC, Dave Lauriski of Safety Solutions International Inc., and Tim Hobbs of Data Connect Corp., all located in Denver, Colorado, and Henry Bowles of Bowles-Langley Technology in Alameda, California, have now merged to form Predictive Safety SRP Inc., to be managed by CEO Mark Premo, former president and CEO of Chevron Mining. 

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