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 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech 
A pile of black mass before being processed into battery-grade materials.

AMY NMC-811 cathode material gets tested

American Manganese reports that it has delivered NMC-811 (nickel-manganese-cobalt) cathode precursor material samples produced with its RecycLiCo technology to third-party collaborators in North... — Updated 5/17/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
First Solar Nevada Gold Mines Barrick Newmont cadmium-telluride thin-film PV

American solar for largest gold complex

Looking to lower the carbon footprint of the single largest gold-producing complex in the world, Nevada Gold Mines has turned to First Solar Inc. to provide enough cadmium-telluride thin-film... — Updated 5/13/2022

 
Sandvik LH518B electric loader to be supplied to India's Hindustan Zinc.

Sandvik deal electrifies Hindustan Zinc

In a move to help decarbonize the largest underground mine in India, Hindustan Zinc has signed a deal to acquire a fleet of Sandvik electric mining equipment for its Sindesar Khurd... — Updated 5/5/2022

 
The Las Bambas mine that will soon benefit from hydropower from SmartH2OEnergy.

Capturing hidden energy flows at mines

Nearly every mine on Earth has a source of potential low-carbon energy that remains largely untapped – the natural surface waters flowing into, through and out of the operation. Germany-based... — Updated 5/3/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
A huge pond of aluminum waste, also called red mud, can be recovered with IBRT.

Rio Tinto further funds Geomega tech

After receiving C$4 million in funding toward a pilot plant and feasibility study for the sustainable recovery of iron and critical minerals from aluminum waste, Geomega Resources Inc. has... — Updated 4/26/2022

 
Musk Foundation $100 million XPRIZE carbon sequestration technologies.

Carbon capture mining tech wins XPRIZE

A mine that could suck billions of tons of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and turn it to stone while also producing the nickel, cobalt, and other metals needed for zero-emissions electric... — Updated 4/25/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Sandvik Mining Boliden metal 3D printing manufacturing technology

Sweden mines undergo 3D printing trial

Swedish companies Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions AB and Boliden AB have forged a partnership to explore the potential of 3D manufacturing parts for the hardworking mining equipment at... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
Komatsu autonomous bulldozer remote control operated Minas-Rio ProVision

Komatsu tests remote control bulldozer

Bulldozer operators at mining operations may soon be trading in the loud and jarring cabs of these large earthmoving machines for remote-control consoles in air-conditioned offices. Komatsu Ltd.... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
Copper Mountain ABB British Columbia Canada mining trolley electrification

Trolley electrifies Copper Mountain Mine

Faster, cheaper, and less carbon-intensive, a new 1,000-meter-long trolley assisting fully-loaded mining haul trucks out of the pit at Copper Mountain Mining Corp.'s mine in British Columbia is... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
GoldSpot Discoveries AI artificial intelligence machine learning mining

A year of dynamic growth for GoldSpot

A leading technology company that leverages machine learning and data science to transform the way mineral deposits are discovered and defined, GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. says 2021 was a pivotal... — Updated 4/5/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
critical minerals recovery bauxite residue BR aluminum waste red mud

Aluminum waste recovery tech draws funds

Using a technology initially intended to recover rare earths from recycled magnets, Geomega Resources Inc. subsidiary Innord Inc. has received sizable funding toward an unexpected benefit of the... — Updated 4/1/2022

 
Caterpillar autonomous heavy haul truck water truck record 2021 milestone

Cat autonomous trucks set new record

Caterpillar Inc.'s enormous autonomous mining trucks hauled 1.2 billion metric tons of ore, waste, and other materials during 2021, a world record that will likely only stand for a year as more... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
Jaguar Mining Minerva Intelligence DRIVER artificial intelligence AI SaaS LEO

Jaguar Mining impressed with DRIVER AI

Looking to increase the speed and accuracy of establishing drill targets on its gold properties in Brazil, Jaguar Mining Inc. has signed a license for long-term use of Minerva Intelligence Inc.'s... — Updated 3/15/2022

 
Hitachi John Deere JV ended joint venture mining construction machinery Americas

Hitachi restructures for American mining

With its sights set on supporting North and South America's mining sectors with a growing line of equipment and technological innovations, Hitachi has broken ties with John Deere and launched... — Updated 3/15/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
NASA ESA European Space Agency oxygen mining space Moon air plant Thales Alenia

ESA selects team to mine oxygen on Moon

Following a competition launched by the European Space Agency, it has selected Thales Alenia Space to design and build the first experimental payload to mine oxygen from the surface of the Moon.... — Updated 3/15/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Nokia SA 5G industrial-grade wireless network mining underground remote map

Nokia private network for Chile copper mine

Telecommunications giant Nokia has deployed an industrial-grade private wireless network with Antofagasta Minerals for Minera Centinela to support secure and reliable operations at its copper... — Updated 3/15/2022

 
Exyn Technologies Maestro Digital Mine canary gas sensor drone autonomous

Drones are new canaries in the mine

Maestro Digital Mine, which specializes in industrial internet of things (IIoT) devices that make mines safer and more productive, and Exyn Technologies, a pioneer of aerial drones capable of... — Updated 3/8/2022

 
Exyn Technologies autonomous drone Alaska British Columbia GPS-denied mapping

Exyn drones map Alaska, BC gold mines

Whether exploring and mapping a historical underground mine for the first time since it was shuttered during World War II or generating more detailed maps of a modern operation, drones that... — Updated 3/1/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
NASA Artemis space program research Missouri Science Technology University

NASA chooses schools for Moon living

Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected as part of a NASA project to develop lunar infrastructure technologies, with researchers from the school developing mineral... — Updated 3/1/2022

 
Carbfix Talon Metals DOE Tamarack Rio Tinto clean energy domestic mine Minnesota

DOE funds carbon antimining at Tamarack

The United States Department of Energy is investing $2.2 million to explore the holy grail of clean energy projects – a domestic mine that helps to supply the nickel and copper needed to... — Updated 2/22/2022

 
Caterpillar haul truck mining autonomous vehicle MINExpo 500 Cats globally video

500 giant driverless Cat mining trucks

A two-story-tall mining truck hauling more than half a million pounds of rock may not seem like the best choice for perfecting the science of autonomous travel. As it turns out, however, mines... — Updated 2/15/2022

 
EnviroMetal Technologies Group 11 environmentally friendly metal leaching

EnviroMetal recovers gold from mine dust

Broadening the potential applications of its environmentally sustainable metal leaching formula, EnviroMetal Technologies Inc. reports that it has successfully extracted 221 ounces of gold from... — Updated 2/15/2022

 
ABB ioneer Rhyolite Ridge Nevada lithium boron North America electrification

ABB to optimize ioneer's Rhyolite Ridge

Seeking every advantage when it comes to the efficient and sustainable production of lithium and boron at its Rhyolite Ridge project in Nevada, ioneer Ltd. has turned to the expertise of ABB,... — Updated 2/14/2022

 
Teck Resources Caterpillar partnership zero-emissions electric haul truck mining

Teck forges an electric Cat partnership

Toward its goal of reducing carbon emissions from its operations by 33% by 2030 and being a completely carbon-neutral mining company by 2050, Teck Resources Ltd. has entered into an agreement with... — Updated 2/1/2022

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
GoldSpot Discoveries AI artificial intelligence Nevada Aura Western Exploration

GoldSpot breaks into Nevada mining fields

GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. Jan. 31 announced it has been engaged by Western Exploration Inc. to apply its proprietary machine learning and geoscience expertise at the Aura gold-silver project in... — Updated 2/1/2022

 

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