Modern Mining

Fluor Corporation, listed on the NYSE, reports that Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) has achieved first ore at its ‘Bauxite Production Expansion Project’ in Kamsar, Guinea. Fluor is providing engineering, procurement and construction management services on the project.

DRA Global recently implemented a state-of-the-art advanced milling control system, using the MillSlicer instrument, at the Asanko Gold Mine (AGM) in Ghana. AGM is a large scale, multi-pit asset located on the Asankrangwa belt. Built in 2015 by DRA Global, ahead of schedule and within budget, first gold was poured in January 2016 and commercial production commenced in April 2016.

When a UK-based company was experiencing constant bearing failures on an autoclave bogie wheel assembly, expert guidance from NSK was sought to resolve the issue.

Newmont Mining Corporation, listed on the NYSE, has achieved commercial production at the Subika Underground project, adding higher-grade, lower-cost gold production at the Ahafo mine in Ghana. Subika Underground represents Newmont’s third profitable expansion in 2018 and its tenth completed project since 2013. Newmont says Subika Underground was delivered on schedule and within budget for approximately US$186 million in development capital.

Rio Tinto has entered into a binding agreement with China National Uranium Corporation Limited (CNUC) for the sale of its entire 68,62 % stake in Rössing Uranium Limited, the owner of the Rössing mine in Namibia, for up to US$106,5 million.

TSX-listed Endeavour Mining has announced a significant maiden resource estimate for the previously announced Kari Pump discovery at its flagship Houndé mine in Burkina Faso. The resource comprises an indicated resource of 11,3 Mt at 2,71 g/t Au for 987 koz and an inferred resource of 0,2 Mt at 2,21 g/t Au for 20 koz.

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