Canadian Mining Journal


Anglo American plc


  • News

    PUMPS: Quellaveco copper mill chooses GIW cyclone feed units

    April 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GIW Industries has been selected for the delivery of four MDX 600 cyclone feed pumps for the Quellaveco copper project in Peru. The mine is owned 60% by Anglo American and 40% by Mitsubishi. GIW won the order

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    COPPER: Anglo American floats solar farm on tailings at Los Bronces

    March 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Anglo American has installed 256 photovoltaic panels that float on the tailings containment pond at its Los Bronces complex. This pilot project is expected to generate 150 MWh/year from 256 photovoltaic cells. The mine is located 65 km

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    DRILLS: Anglo American orders Epiroc for new mine in Peru

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc AB has been awarded a significant order from Anglo American for its new copper mine in Peru. The miner has ordered multiple drill rigs and related equipment to be used at its new Quellaveco open pit copper

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    Anglo American has its eye on Angola

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Commodities giant Anglo American (LON:AAL) has applied for exploration concessions to explore for base metals in Angola. “We believe there is geological potential in Angola and have noted with interest the recent changes, including the release of a new Mining Code and

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    BASE METALS: Anglo pulls support from Nautilus’ Solwara 1 project

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – A day before its May 8 annual meeting, Anglo American said it is pulling out of the Solwara 1 deep ocean mining project run by Nautilus Minerals of Toronto. Nautilus has held exploration licences for polymetallic

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Anglo commits to ambitious global strategy

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Today Anglo American launched a new and innovative sustainability strategy. Three major areas – the environment, community development, and greater trust and transparency across the industry – are to be addressed between now and 2030. CEO Mark

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    Cutifani strives for ‘new’ Anglo American after tough 2015

    February 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a video message to shareholders, Anglo American (US-OTC: AAUK; LSE: AAL) CEO Mark Cutifani said the company will dispose of an additional US$3-$4 billion in assets this year after posting a net loss of US$5.5 billion in 2015. Underlying earnings before

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    Optimism remains for investment in Northwest Territories

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Northwest Territories, which has led Canada in diamond and tungsten production, became a single commodity producer in late 2015 after North American Tungsten (CVE: NTC) closed its Cantung Mine, 300 km from Watson Lake, YT, due to

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    CUTS: Anglo American slashes workforce by 85,000

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – In a move that will be felt across six of the world’s seven continents, Anglo American announced yesterday that it is eliminating 85,000 jobs or two-thirds of its workforce. It is also suspending its dividend, reducing the

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    Miners adapt to lower coal prices

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Thermal coal prices recently touched a five-and-a-half year low of US$62.25 per tonne and the market has seen several mining companies announce plans to sell coal assets or take on partners to weather the downturn.

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    De Beers the jewel of Anglo American as iron ore heads lower

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As other diversified mining giants have in recent years had second thoughts about diamonds, Anglo American (USOTC: AAUKY; LSE: AAL) never appeared in doubt about its interest in De Beers – the world’s largest diamond miner by value.

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    COAL: Anglo puts Peace River on care and maintenance

    September 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Anglo American announced on Sept. 11 from Vancouver that it is putting its Peace River metallurgical coal operation on care and maintenance. Operations at the Trend mine will cease at the end of 2014.