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Battery metals industry dependent on ‘flavour of the month’

By: Simone Liedtke     6th June 2018 With nearly every forecast predicting higher battery use in the years ahead, especially lithium-ion batteries to power new and existing technologies, demand for its component metals may be dependent on what some title “the flavour of the month”. 

Mining industry submits mining code proposal to DRC govt

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th March 2018 Mining industry representatives on Thursday submitted a formal proposal to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Mines, aimed at addressing concerns about the country’s recently revised mining code and government’s revenue needs.  

Ivanhoe Mines appoints new executive vice chair

By: Henry Lazenby     8th February 2018 Africa-focused explorer and project developer Ivanhoe Mines has appointed veteran mining analyst Egizio Bianchini as its new vice chairperson, effective March 12. Bianchini was most recently employed as the vice chairperson and co-head of BMO Capital Markets' Global Metals & Mining Group for 29... 

South32 Q2 coal output falls as mine outage weighs

By: Reuters     17th January 2018 Mining group South32's second-quarter metallurgical coal output dropped 43% due to the suspension of operations at its Appin mine, in Australia, over safety concerns, the company said on Wednesday. Production of coal used in steelmaking fell to 788 000 t in the December quarter from 1.39-million... 

AMMG launches alumina BFS

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th September 2014 ASX-listed Australia Minerals and Mining Group (AMMG) has launched a bankable feasibility study into its South West high-purity alumina project, in Western Australia. The study would be based on the development of a 3 000 t/y high-purity alumina operation, with the targeted production capacity... 

New study improves AMMG economics

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th June 2014 Junior explorer Australia Minerals and Mining Group (AMMG) on Thursday reported that a study into the kaolin to high purity alumina (HPA) process flow sheet at its South West project, in Western Australia, had delivered significant savings to the capital expenditure and operating expenditure of... 

Mining Group signs second lease in Chile

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th May 2014 Metals developer Mining Group has signed a second production lease over the Paraguay copper mine, at the El Roble project, in Chile. The ASX-listed Mining Group has an existing production agreement allowing the company to extract some 5 000 t/m of copper bearing material from the Paraguay mine... 

Mining starts at Panga - Mining Group

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th April 2014 Perth-based metals developer Mining Group has started mining activities at the Panga mine, which forms part of the El Roble copper project, in Chile. Mining Group has previously considered and discarded the possibility of an opencast operation at Panga, instead settling on the development of an... 

Mining Group eyes copper production in Chile

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th December 2013 Junior explorer Mining Group has signed a production agreement over the El Roble copper project, in Chile, allowing the company access to the Panga copper mine. The production agreement allowed Mining Group to extract some 5 000 t/m of ore from the historic Panga mine, subject to a number of... 

AMMG launches DFS on alumina project

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th July 2013 ASX-listed Australia Minerals and Mining Group (AMMG) has launched a definitive feasibility study (DFS) of its South West alumina project, in Western Australia. “The DFS is the next stage of development for this project, as it will detail the design, construction, capital expenditure and... 

Company Announcement: Atlas Bolsters Board in Preperation for Rapid Growth phase

28th May 2012 Atlas Iron Limited is pleased to advise that it has made two key Board appointments as part of its preparations to grow iron ore production rate from 6Mtpa to as much as 46Mtpa 


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