Rio Tinto selects its next chairman of the company and succeed Jan du Plessis.
FAMUR S.A. and Polish Development Fund (Polski Fundusz Rozwoju – PFR) have signed an agreement of common investing in Mining Equipment Finance Sp. z o.o.
The Chamber of Mines of South Africa finalises a three-year wage settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers on behalf of a number of major coal producers.
New Hope’s Lenton Joint Venture acquires mining tenements and their infrastructure at the Burton coal mine from Peabody.
Universal Coal Development IV, a joint venture between Universal Coal and Ndalamo Resources, has acquired Manyeka Coal Mines, upping Universal Coal’s stake in the Eloff project.
Oracle Power signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Sichuan Provincial Investment Group Co. Ltd and PowerChina International Group Ltd for its Thar project, in Pakistan.
Bounty Mining acquires Cook Colliery and Minyango project from Caledon Coal Pty Ltd and Blackwater Coal Pty Ltd.
West Cumbria Mining successfully completes initial underground investigations and drift inspection works at Sandwith Anhydrite mine.
Officials from the US NIOSH, the OSMRE, the NMA and the Bureau of Land Management honour top safety, environmental and technology leaders in the mining industry.
Marfork Coal Co. LLC, an affiliate of Alpha Natural Resources, recognised for outstanding safety performance at its Coon Cedar Grove mine.
FLSmidth acquires Sandvik Mining Systems’ continuous surface mining and minerals handling technologies.
RCT making significant progress on its automation journey with its Guidance Automation reaching over five million operating hours.