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    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 204: Climate change action ‘makes good economic sense’, ft BHP CEO Mike Henry

    September 17, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This week’s episode features BHP’s “Building a Better World Climate Change Briefing” that was broadcast to the internet on Sept. 10. Led by BHP chief executive officer Mike Henry, the webcast revealed how the world’s largest mining company plans to

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    MINING PEOPLE: BHP, Canadian Goldcamps, First Cobalt, Teck, Treasury, Zanzibar

    August 20, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Management appointments announced this week include: BHP has announced changes to its executive leadership team: these include the appointment of Ragnar Udd to the president of Minerals Americas role, effective Nov. 1. Udd is currently BHP’s acting chief technology officer. Grant

  • BLOCKCHAIN: BHP, China Baowu complete iron ore transaction on digital platform

    June 29, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    VANCOUVER – MineHub Technologies has announced that BHP Billiton and China Baowu have completed their first iron ore trade on MineHub’s blockchain-based platform. The platform is a decentralized digital system with underlying blockchain technology that connects buyers, sellers and service

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    COPPER-ZINC: Teck resumes operations at Antamina

    May 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    PERU – Teck Resources announced on Wednesday that operations have resumed at the Antamina mine in Peru, in which the company has a 22.5% interest along with BHP (33.75%), Glencore (33.75%) and Mitsubishi (10%). A reduced operating workforce has been mobilized to the

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    CONVEYORS: CPS supplies BHP with Pilbara’s first all-composite roller conveyor

    May 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – CPS, an Australian company specializing in conveyors, has announced that, over the next few months, approximately 50 km of conveyor belt will be fitted to the first all-composite roller overland conveyor in the Pilbara. CPS designed, engineered and

  • GOLD: Luminex grows Condor with first Camp resource

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Luminex Resources has unveiled a maiden resource at its Camp deposit, part of its Condor project in southeast Ecuador, of 11.9 million inferred tonnes grading 2.95 g/t gold equivalent for 1.1 million gold-equivalent oz. Camp contains the highest

  • ENERGY: Hatch, Anglo American, BHP and Fortescue form Green Hydrogen consortium

    March 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Hatch, Anglo American, BHP, and Fortescue have formed a Green Hydrogen consortium as part of a move to evaluate using green hydrogen to decarbonize their operations. The consortium will aim to eliminate obstacles around the adoption of green

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    SILVER-COPPER-ZINC: Surge expands Caledonia project

    December 9, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Surge Exploration added additional mineral claims in the area of its Caledonia project in northern Vancouver Island. In a press release, Surge explained that the new mineral claims include the Silver Skarn project and additional land nearby

  • ENVIRONMENT: Second dam failure for Vale in Brazil

    January 28, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    Every mine and mill operator’s worst nightmare is the failure of a tailings dam. Vancouver’s Imperial Metals faced this catastrophe in 2014 at its Mount Polley copper-gold mine in British Columbia. Fortunately no one died. The company remediated the problem

  • COPPER: Strike averted at Escondida

    August 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – BHP  has averted a strike at the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida. A deal has been struck between the operator and the union representing most of the workforce. The terms of the offer will now go to union

  • EDITORIAL: Expect copper price rise

    August 13, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Recent events are conspiring to push up the price of copper significantly. Lack of new discoveries and labour action at the world’s largest copper mine make both the short and long term outlook for copper prices rosy. First is the

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    IRON ORE: BHP finds $2.9B for South Flank project

    June 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Last week the board of BHP Billiton approved an expenditure of US$2.9 billion for the South Flank iron ore project in the Central Pilbara region of Western Australia. BHP’s contribution reflects 85% of the project cost, which totals