2020 April in Review

2020 April in Review

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  • Barminco wins a contract to provide mining services for Barrick’s Hemlo mine in Canada
  • Great Lakes Ports Work On Establishing Cargo Diversity
  • Sunrise Mine To Close Permanently
  • Minnesota SME leaders cancel the Annual mining conference
  • S. Coal mining industry the latest to seek a wide-ranging coronavirus bailout
  • The cost of a mine shutdown, Why its rewarding to invest in quality process instrumentation
  • Outotec launches advanced in-situ carbon measurement system for minimizing gold losses in CIL circuits and CIP
  • Fortescue hopes for China virus recovery as steel backlog increases
  • China steel association warns of iron ore speculation risks amid market fluctuations
  • Coronavirus patient attended Toronto mining conference, prompting a warning
    to 25,000 attendees
  • Cannington Mine Employee Tests Positive To Covid-19
  • PYBAR supports the next generation of miners with the scholarship program


  • Rolls-Royce and ASI Mining sign MOU


  • Critics Cry Foul at Miners, Truckers for Using Coronavirus Crisis to Bend Rules
  • Silver and Gold prices slide but miners stocks shine
  • Emerald award $366m contract to MACA
  • NSW parliamentary inquiry finds new mining laws should not proceed
  • Sirius Minerals sets world record by launching vertical shaft sinking machine
  • DTEK installs underground coal mine Wi-Fi network
  • Descartes Labs Unveils its Advanced Mineral Exploration
  • Equinox Gold and Leagold Mining Combine to Create a Premier Americas Gold Producer
  • Women In Burkinafaso Takes On More ‘Challenging’Roles
  • Sensemetrics Ventures Into Underground Mining Space
  • COVID-19: Hands-on Mine Safety Training To Go Online
  • BME builds blasting connections in North America
  • SA minister, miners Plan Covid-19response
  • Barrick hoarding supplies as mining industry braces for coronavirus


  • Global crude steel output increases by 3.4%
  • January 2020 crude steel production


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