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Efficient conveyor belt technology in large copper mine

In 2019, the Chuquicamata mine – one of the largest copper mines in the world – was converted from an open-pit mine to an underground operation. In 2015, TAKRAF was contracted to supply the principal...

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Oz Minerals ahead of schedule despite virus

The ramp-up of production at Oz Minerals Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia is progressing ahead of schedule despite the global COVID-19 outbreak. Oz Minerals staff underground at...

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Three workers killed in underground equipment fire

Three mine workers have been killed in an underground equipment fire at Glencore JV owned Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia. The company has confirmed that three of its miners died after an underground...

Body of missing Mt Isa Miner found

The body of missing Mt Isa miner, Brett Kelly, has been found by a team of searchers 20 days after he went missing in the underground copper mine in Queensland’s north west. Search teams found...