In the shadows of giants

STEEL buildings and bridges in China and the Middle East are making bigger holes in the red dirt of Western...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Tests lend weight to processing strategy

AUSTRALIAN tungsten hopeful Vital Metals Ltd is confident it will be able to go down the ore pre-concentration...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Safford's moment of truth

ELIMINATING process variance – a signature Six Sigma management goal – has been a focus of the former...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Jaguar ready to purr

RECENT news has mostly been good for emerging zinc producer Jabiru Metals Ltd. But it is likely to get...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Night and day

IT IS more than two decades since Watershed was last on the verge of becoming a mine. A long, dark night...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Dance partner the key

A DEFINING feature of the modern era of global resource development is the junior with a bank balance...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Govt backs Sundance pace

SUNDANCE Resources Ltd has commissioned WorleyParsons to manage the pre-feasibility study for its proposed...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Sparkling future at depth

THE automated ‘rock factory’ of the future is expected to come a step closer to reality at the giant...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

A new plan for the future

KEY features of the underground mine of the future are becoming fixed in Chilean state-owned Codelco’s...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Sabodala construction 'officially' underway

SEACHANGE miner Mineral Deposits Ltd has stepped up the pace of construction work at the $US145 million...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Kanyika gets initial thumbs up

A COFFEY Mining scoping study on the Kanyika niobium-uranium project in central Malawi has indicated...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

U-boat sails - to Africa

WHILE the boat many junior explorers are hoping will one day transport yellowcake from Western Australia...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Prominent challenge

THE PEOPLE of Coober Pedy, the South Australian opal mining town 850km north of Adelaide, know a bit...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Irons in the fire

THEY don’t muck around with declines in Scandinavia. Kiruna, in far north Sweden, has a decline you could...

Feasibility

01 JANUARY 2014

Mining infrastructure: Progressing the debate

The development of many world-class iron-ore, coal and other mining projects in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...

Africa

07 JUNE 2013

Royal courts study backing

YOU would expect nothing else than the managing director of a large undeveloped magnetite project to...

Feasibility

22 FEBRUARY 2013