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ICMM appoints Adkerson – Richard Adkerson, who serves as president, CEO and vice chairperson of Freeport McMoRan, was recently tapped to be chairperson of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). An ICMM member since 2005, he previously served as chairperson from 2008 to…...
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Energy Fuels, Penn State tapped by DoE for rare earths production design

Colorado-based Energy Fuels confirmed on Sept. 21 that it and Penn State University in Pennsylvania will soon be awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Office of Fossil Energy and the National Energy Technology Laboratory to examine and develop a conceptual commercial-scale…...
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FLSmidth checks in, adds CheckProof

FLSmidth has grown its partnership with software-as-a-service (SaaS) company CheckProof, digitizing its maintenance and workflow through use of the ChekProof app. (more…)...
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Copper Mountain commissions DFRs

The first phase of mill expansion at the Copper Mountain mine in British Columbia, Canada, has been finalized with the commissioning of direct flotation reactors (DFRs). (more…)...
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Thor Lake ready to go in 2021

Vital Metals said its rare earths demonstration project at the Nechalacho/Thor Lake site near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, is ready to begin mining and ore sorting operations next year. (more…)...
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Ramaco selects Sturgill for seat

Kentucky-based Ramaco Resources has picked Barkley Sturgill Jr. to serve as its senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. (more…)...
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BQE headed for El Mirador

Canadian company BQE Water signed two new contract deals for the formation of an adaptive mine water management plan and current plan enhancement for the El Mirador copper mine in southeastern Ecuador. (more…)...
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