South America

 Construction of new commercial and apartment buildings in Northwest Brasilia, aka Setor Noroeste

Brazil looks to accelerate its drilling activities this year

Increased infrastructure investment and the need for drinking water drive Brazilian drilling market

01 September 2023

 Pit Viper drill rigs automatically trundle into place to a series of blastholes at Anglo American’s copper mine at Quellaveco, Peru

Anglo eyes the future

Anglo American's Quellaveco mine has been designed to be automated from the very beginning

14 August 2023

 Potosi, Bolivia at sunset with Cerro Rico in the background

Potosi: Silver mountain of the Incas

Potosi is a small Bolivian village that played a huge role in mining's history

07 August 2023

 Lithium-bearing spodumene cores from drill hole DHAB-162 (part of the 103.4m continuous intersect)

Atlas Lithium drills 103m of continuous lithium-bearing spodumene

Positive lithium drill hole results announced by Atlas Lithium at Brazilian site

08 June 2023

 The aftermath of the tailings dam collapse at Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Brazilian drilling sector prepares for tough times

Brazil's drilling sector prepares for tough times due to the planned tightening of legislation

27 February 2023

 Atlas Lithium is bringing additional drill rigs to its lithium project in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil

Atlas Lithium accelerates exploration campaign at its flagship project

Additional drill rigs are being mobilised at Atlas Lithium's Brazilian project

01 December 2022

 Representatives from CEIM and SENSE (Servicio Nacional de Capacitacion y Empleo) welcoming Thiess’ new South American apprentices at the technical education institution in Antofagasta, Chile

Thiess launches first apprenticeship programme in the Americas

Apprenticeship programme established in Chile by Thiess to develop local talent

14 October 2022

 Gold Fields' Salares Norte project, currently under construction, will use ABB Ability™ Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite

Gold Fields and ABB pioneer digital mining in remote Chilean desert

ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite to be installed at remote Chilean mine

01 September 2022


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