• Oil Sands Construction Pipeline Facility Construction

    Jointly owned by Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil Canada, the Kearl Oil Sands Project is one of Canada's largest open-pit mining operations, with regulatory approval

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  • Robinson KGHM Corporate Website

    General Information The Robinson mine is located in White Pine County, Nevada, USA, in the Egan Range, at an average altitude of 2 130 m.a.s.l The mine is comprised of 3 large pits Liberty (mining re-commenced in 2013), Tripp-Veteran (closed) and Ruth, currently in operation.

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  • Petra Diamonds Cullinan

    The Cullinan kimberlite pipe was discovered in 1902 and open pit mining commenced at the 'Premier' mine (as it was then known) in 1903. Ore extraction has been by underground mining methods since 1946. Ore extraction has varied between 2 and 5 Mt per annum and ore treatment between 2 and 7

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  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call

    Mining rates have been reduced, however, we continue to mine and process ore from the Super Pit and Mount Charlotte underground supplemented with stockpiled ore.

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  • Golden Star Operations Wassa Wassa

    Wassa is in south-western Ghana, approximately 40 km from the Prestea Gold Mine. Golden Star commenced production from the surface operation at Wassa in 2005 and commercial production was achieved at Wassa Underground on January 1, 2017.

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  • Barrick Gold Corporation Operations Lumwana

    The Lumwana copper mine is a conventional open pit (truck and shovel) operation. It's located about 100 kilometers west of Solwezi in Zambia's Copperbelt—one of the most prospective copper regions in the world. Lumwana ore, which is predominantly sulfide, is treated through a conventional sulfide flotation plant, producing copper concentrate.

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  • Freeport-McMoRan Reports First-Quarter March 31, 2018

    Average unit net cash costs (net of by-product credits) for South America mining of $1.74 per pound of copper in first-quarter 2018 were higher than unit net cash costs of $1.53 per pound in first

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  • USGS OFR 95-0023 On-Line Update THE SUMMITVILLE MINE

    The Summitville gold mine, located at ~3800 meters (11,500 ft) elevation in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, was the focus of extensive public attention in 1992 and 1993 for environmental problems stemming from recent open-pit mining activities.

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  • Case Study PCS Phosphate Company, Inc. (PotashCorp

    accessibility to IT resources (including email, training and reference data, IP phone) around the mine. The Aurora plant has a trailer located near the mine pit that is use as the mine control center; White Springs plant has four mine areas with future mine control center residing centrally.

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  • Chapter 3 Project Schedule and Phases Manitoba

    pit as well as portable dewatering pumping stations within the open pit. The plant and infrastructure facilities have been located as close to the open pit mine as

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  • Endeavour Mining Corporation Our Portfolio Hound Mine

    Hound has become the Company's flagship low-cost mine, ranking amongst West Africa's top tier cash generating mines, with an average annual production of 235,000 ounces at an All-In Sustaining Cost of $610/oz over its first four years.

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  • Exploration Properties Golden Minerals Company

    2 Mineral resources have been pit shell constrained using the Lerch Grossman algorithm with cost inputs per tonne of $7.50 mining, $10 trucking, and $20 processing. A breakeven cutoff including trucking and processing costs per block was applied to a block model within the optimized shell;

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  • Greenland needs money. Is a uranium mine the answer? The

    Feb 10, 2017But she passionately opposes the government's proposed solution an open-pit mine for rare-earth minerals and uranium near town financed by a pair of Australian and Chinese mining

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  • Mining Underground mining Britannica

    Mining Underground mining When any ore body lies a considerable distance below the surface, the amount of waste that has to be removed in order to uncover the ore through surface mining becomes prohibitive, and underground techniques must be considered.

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  • PROJECT SUMMARY INFORMATION BWANA MKUBWA

    PROJECT SUMMARY INFORMATION BWANA MKUBWA MINING EXPANSION (ZAMBIA) 1. Private sector Operation Copperbelt) from 10 000 t/a to 30 000 t/a of copper. The project cost encompasses equipment for the processing plant in Zambia, the mine in DRC and the cross-border transport of the ore. 3. The medium size open pit mine is situated in a

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  • Eastmain Resources Inc. News Releases

    For purposes of mine planning, the Potentially Extractable Portion of the Mineral Resource Estimate is comprised of 6.4 million tonnes at a diluted grade of 4.9 g/t Au, containing just over 1

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  • Freeport-McMoRan Reports Second-Quarter and Six-Month 2018

    Total capital costs, including mine equipment and pre-production stripping, are expected to approximate $850 million and will benefit from the utilization of existing infrastructure at the adjacent Safford operation. As of June 30, 2018, $113 million has been incurred for this project.

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  • B2Gold The World's New Senior Gold Producer Otjikoto

    Mineral Resource estimates that are amenable to open pit mining methods assume a gold price of US$1,400/oz, metallurgical recovery of 98%, and operating cost estimates of US$1.79/t mined (mining), US$12.27/t processed (processing) and US$3.67/t processed (general and administrative).

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  • NORTH AMERICA Freeport-McMoRan

    FCX operates seven open-pit copper mines in North America — Morenci, Bagdad, Safford, All of the North America mining operations are wholly owned, except for Morenci. FCX continues to evaluate opportunities to reduce the capital intensity of its long-term development projects.

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  • New Gold Delivers on 2017 Production and Cost Guidance and

    The Company's 2018 consolidated total cash costs, which form a component of all-in sustaining costs, are expected to be $360 to $400 per ounce. 2018 sustaining costs, including sustaining capital, exploration, general and administrative and amortization or reclamation expenditures, are expected to increase by approximately $145 million relative to the prior year primarily due to an increase in

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  • Direct Mining Services Mining Consultants for the Mining

    Direct Mining Services is a mining consultancy company based in Australia with experience in mining equipment selection, equipment operation and optimisation of equipment maintenance including owner maintenance evaluations.

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  • Basic information about capital cost allowance (CCA

    The capital cost of a property is usually the total of the purchase price (not including the cost of land, which is not depreciable) the part of your legal, accounting, engineering, installation, and other fees that relates to buying or constructing the property (not including the part that applies to land)

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  • Kinross Operation Paracatu Brazil

    Operations at the mine include conventional shovel/truck open pit mining, two process plants with extraction of gold using gravity, flotation and carbon-in-leach (CIL) recovery processes. Paracatu's Plant II expansion commenced production in 2008 with the addition of

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  • Mining Britannica

    Similar developments took place in surface mining, increasing the volume of production and lowering the cost of metallic and nonmetallic products drastically. Large stripping machines with excavating wheels used in surface coal mining are employed in other types of open-pit mines.

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  • Texas RRC Historical Coal Mining in Texas

    Jun 02, 2016Surface strip mining (also known as area, open pit or open cast mining) to extract lignite was used at several mines starting in the 1920s, but was the only means of extracting lignite after 1951. There are six coal provinces in the conterminous United States (the "Lower 48").

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  • United States Securities and Exchange Commission

    open market, while nickel concentrate is transported to the Long Harbour Processing Plant. Voisey's Bay mine is one of the most competitive nickel operations globally, being recognized for its safety records and cash costs in the bottom half of the industry cost curve. Current open pit mining in the Ovoid deposit is expected to continue until

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  • KAZ Minerals Acquires Baimskaya Copper Project

    KAZ Minerals has a proven capability to deliver large scale, low cost, open pit copper mining projects in the CIS region, having successfully developed two such projects in parallel from 2011 to 2017. The Baimskaya project will be managed by the KAZ Minerals projects division, drawing on experience gained from previous projects in Kazakhstan.

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  • Mining Kazakhstan For Australian exporters Austrade

    Kaz Minerals a high growth copper company focused on large scale, low cost, open pit mining in Kazakhstan. It is one of leading copper producers in Kazakhstan

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  • The City Built Around a Mine Pulitzer Center

    Shuco, a mining prospect three kilometres from the city, has already been approved by Peru's energy ministry and is currently in the planning stage. Peru's top zinc and silver producer, Volcan currently processes stockpiled ore from the Ral Rojas open-pit mine.

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  • Uranium Mining and Extraction from Ore

    Underground and Open Pit Mining. Underground and Open pit mines were the most numerous uranium mines in the United States for many years, especially at the beginning of the push for nuclear energy. Fig. 1 shows an image of an open pit mine in Australia. Underground mines were far more prevalent, but both techniques were used because they were

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  • BUILDING A TEAM-BASED CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE THAT

    The Mount Milligan Mine is an open-pit copper-gold mine and concentrator, located approximately 155 kilometres northwest of Prince George in central British Columbia, Canada. The Mount Milligan Mine is a conventional truck-shovel open-pit copper and gold mine and concentrator with a 60,000 tpd design capacity copper flotation processing plant.

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  • Completion of Syerston Scandium Project Feasibility Study

    OreWin Pty Ltd (OreWin) undertook mine pit optimisation and scheduling and the estimation of mining costs. GR Engineering Services Ltd (GRES) completed the capital cost estimate, and provided the design of the processing plant from ROM pad to tailings

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