Mining, milling begins at Tahuehueto

Canadian-based, Mexico-focused producer Altaley Mining has commenced pre-production mining as well as mill commissioning at its Tahuehueto gold operation in Durango, Mexico, and officials are now eyeing first deliveries of concentrate. Officials said the processing facility at the operation is online and now allows for milling from one ball mill of up to 500 t/d with flotation cells, concentrate thickeners…

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Warrior Met Coal bringing longwall back

Coal producer Warrior Met Coal has confirmed plans to relaunch development of its Blue Creek reserves in Alabama into a new longwall mine adjacent to its existing operations in Brookwood, south of Birmingham. Work at the site had been suspended for about two years due to market conditions, along with labor issues and the COVID-19 pandemic. An improvement in the…

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Frontieras selects West Virginia for coal processing facility

Frontieras North America, part of Frontier Applied Sciences, said it has selected a site in Mason County, West Virginia, for its inaugural FASForm coal processing plant, set for commissioning in the last quarter of next year. The 2.7-million-ton-per-year facility, which will employ about 500, will reform coal, waste plastics and hydrogen production by extracting volatiles, moisture and contaminants under a…

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