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    INTEROPERABILITY: RPMGlobal teams up with Australia’s Testlab to advance mining standards

    August 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RPMGlobal has partnered with the University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Energy and Resources Digital Interoperability Industry 4.0 (ERDi i4.0) Testlab and Enterprise Transformation Partners (ETP) to help advance standards-based interoperability for the mining industry. Under the partnership, RPMGlobal

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Outotec to deliver equipment for Gold Fields in Chile

    June 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Outotec has won a contract to deliver process equipment to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte greenfield gold project in the country’s Atacama region. The contract was booked with the company’s second quarter orders at approximately €14 million. Outotec’s scope of work

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    COVID-19: South African mines to suspend operations for 21 days

    March 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    On Monday evening, South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown as of midnight on Mar. 26 to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, companies operating mines in the country, such as Anglo American,

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    PERMITTING: Gold Fields receives EIS approval for Salares Norte

    December 18, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    CHILE – The Atacama Environmental Assessment Commission has approved the environmental impact study on Gold Fields’ Salares Norte project in northern Chile — paving the way for the company to proceed with a construction decision in the first half of 2020.

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    COPPER-GOLD: Gold Fields takes 16% stake in Chakana Copper

    May 1, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    PERU – One of the largest gold mining companies in the world has taken a shine to Vancouver-based Chakana Copper and its Soledad project in Peru. South African Gold Fields is spending $8 million to buy 15.69 million Chakana shares at $0.51 per

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    GOLD: Gold Fields plans mega solar power plant at Grannie Smith

    February 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – South African-based Gold Fields has announced plans to build one of the world’s largest solar power and battery facilities at its Granny Smith gold mine 400 km northeast of Kalgoorlie. The system will be powered by more

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    GOLD: Court sides with Gold Fields as South Deep strike continues

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – The strike by National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members that began on Nov. 2 continues at the South Deep gold mine. About 150 to 200 union members blockaded the entrances to the mine. The job action began

  • GOLD: Gold Fields restructures South Deep operation

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Johannesburg-based Gold Fields has announced a restructuring at its South Deep gold mine. The mine, located 45 km southwest of Johannesburg in the Witwatersrand Basin, has been a challenging operation since Gold Fields purchased it from Barrick

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    Gold Fields bets big on South America

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since discovering Salares Norte in the Atacama region of northern Chile in 2011, Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has carved out a resource from the project’s two orebodies of 3.66 million oz. of gold and 49.46 million oz. of silver. The South

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    GOLD: WGC rates Top 10 gold miners

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The World Gold Council has perused the numbers and determined that primary gold production his another record level in 2017. Output totaled roughly 105 million oz., up 17 million oz. from the previous year. Nearly 30% of

  • AWARDS: Renewable energy winners

    November 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mining companies were celebrated the evening of Nov. 21 for their investments in renewable energy at an awards gala and dinner in Toronto. Mining companies from Canada, Chile, Mexico, Australia, and South Africa received awards for their investments

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    Gold Fields’ Salares Norte deposit generates market buzz

    August 18, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The downturn in the mining industry isn’t generating very many good news stories these days, but the promise of untold riches from an undeveloped high grade deposit in Chile still elicits excitement in even the gloomiest of markets.