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Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

By Mariaan Webb

Operations at Ravensthorpe will be scaled back.

First Quantum scales back Australia nickel production, explores smaller asset sales

16th January 2024

Canada-headquartered First Quantum will scale back operations at its Ravensthorpe nickel mine, in Australia, as prices for the metal has tumbled amid an influx of new low-cost supply and weaker... 


Global Uranium sells Australia lithium asset

15th January 2024

Australia-based Global Uranium on Monday announced the sale of its Lake Johnston lithium project, in Western Australia, to Intra Energy Corporation (IEC), as the company shifts its focus to... 


Uranium junior T92 expands in Athabasca basin, stock rockets

15th January 2024

The share price of junior Terra Uranium (T92) rocketed 45% on the ASX on Monday, as the company announced that it has expanded its footprint in the Athabasca basin of Canada, at a time that the... 


Samsung SDI invests in Canada Nickel

Samsung SDI invests in Canada Nickel

15th January 2024

Korean battery and electronics manufacturer Samsung SDI has made an $18.5-million investment in Canada Nickel, the owner of the Crawford nickel/cobalt project in the Timmins-Cochrane mining camp,... 


Syrah’s Louisiana AAM facility to start production before month-end

12th January 2024

Australia-listed Syrah Resources has reported a slight delay in the production of active anode material (AAM) at its 11 250 t/y Vidalia facility, in Louisiana, but expects the plant to start... 


Administrators suspend Savannah nickel operations, 140 redundancies

Administrators suspend Savannah nickel operations, 140 redundancies

9th January 2024

The administrators of Panoramic Resources has announced the suspension of operations at the Savannah nickel project, in Western Australia, affecting 140 workers who will be made redundant over the... 


Giyani secures $16m for Botswana manganese project

Giyani secures $16m for Botswana manganese project

15th December 2023

Canada-headquartered Giyani Metals has secured $16-million in financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to advance its battery-grade manganese project in Botswana. The... 


Additional critical minerals stream doubles Toliara NPV

Additional critical minerals stream doubles Toliara NPV

14th December 2023

Mineral sands producer Base Resources is setting up its Toliara project, in Madagascar, as potentially one of the biggest and most cost-competitive sources of rare earth oxides globally by... 


Kin Mining sells gold deposits to Genesis

14th December 2023

Western Australia-based Kin Mining will sell tenements hosting 610 000 oz that form part of the Cardinia gold project to midtier gold producer Genesis Minerals for A$53.5-million in cash and... 


The Savannah nickel mine in Western Australia

Low nickel price claims Panoramic Resources

14th December 2023

Australian nickel company Panoramic Resources went into voluntary administration on Thursday, having failed to secure funding or partnerships for the company or its Savannah nickel project in the... 


Osisko retains an exposure to the Windfall joint venture project through its NSR royalty.

Osisko Gold Royalties sells Osisko Mining shares for C$132m

14th December 2023

Dual-listed Osisko Gold Royalties has sold its entire equity position in Osisko Mining for C$132-million, the company announced on Wednesday. The sale not only reaffirmed Osisko’s commitment to... 


IGO warns of job losses at Cosmos, further impairments

IGO warns of job losses at Cosmos, further impairments

13th December 2023

Base metals firm IGO has halted construction of the mechanised materials handling system at the Cosmos project and, instead, will transition to an ore trucking operation, the company reported on... 


Arizona Lithium hikes Prairie resource, PFS set for this month

13th December 2023

ASX-listed Arizona Lithium on Wednesday announced a major upgrade in the total resource of its Prairie lithium project, in Saskatchewan. The project’s lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) resources... 


Growing tax toll on resources a concern for new investors – QRC

Growing tax toll on resources a concern for new investors – QRC

13th December 2023

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has urged Queensland government to ensure the ongoing competitiveness of the state’s resources industry, warning that new investment will go elsewhere.... 


Western Australian geologist David Flanagan will head up Arrow Minerals.

Flanagan to head Australian junior hunting for Simandou riches

13th December 2023

Australian junior Arrow Minerals has announced a recapitalisation and board restructure, which is aimed at unlocking the potentially significant value of its Simandou North iron-ore project in... 


Economics for Spain refinery and smelter continue to worsen, says Alcoa

12th December 2023

US-based Alcoa will be meeting with representatives of the national and regional authorities in Spain this week to discuss financial losses at the San Ciprian complex, which consists of an alumina... 


Charger to draw down Rio Tinto funding

12th December 2023

Lithium junior Charger Metals is expecting to receive A$1.2-million from Rio Tinto Exploration this week under a farm-in agreement for its Lake Johnston lithium project, in the Yilgarn of Western... 


Dundee reports maiden resource for Serbia project

12th December 2023

Toronto-listed Dundee Precious Metals has announced a maiden mineral resource estimate (MRE) of 1.78-million ounces for its Čoka Rakita gold project in eastern Serbia, where it made a high-grade... 


Solaris arranges $80m funding package for Ecuador project

12th December 2023

Toronto-listed Solaris Resources has arranged a financing package of $80-million for the advancement of the Warintza project, in Ecuador. The company entered into definitive agreements with Orion... 


GT1 raises A$14.6m for Canada lithium project

GT1 raises A$14.6m for Canada lithium project

11th December 2023

Australia-listed Green Technology Metals (GT1) has successfully raised A$14.6-million, or C$13-million, using the “flow-through shares” provision under Canadian tax laws. The company issued... 


Sprott, HanETF launch copper miners ETF focused on lower carbon footprint

11th December 2023

HanETF and Sprott Asset Management have launched an exchange-traded fund in Europe that tracks copper miners with a lower carbon footprint, in what will be their third fund to be unveiled together... 


Another WA potash hopeful folds

Another WA potash hopeful folds

8th December 2023

Australian Potash, which owns Lake Wells sulphate of potash (LSOP) development in Western Australia, has succumbed to financial challenges, leading to the company being placed in the hands of... 


Access to talent is becoming an increasing challenge in Australia.

Australia’s potential share of critical minerals investments worth A$20bn/y, report shows

8th December 2023

To meet the temperature targets of the Paris Agreement necessitates not only the rapid and widespread deployment of clean energy technologies, but also a monumental scaling up of mineral... 


Boss completes A$205m placement

7th December 2023

Boss Energy, which is buying a stake in the Alta Mesa project in the US, has completed its bookbuild to raise A$205-million through a single tranche placement of new fully paid ordinary shares.... 


Green Technology targets FID for Ontario lithium project in 2024

Green Technology targets FID for Ontario lithium project in 2024

7th December 2023

Canada-focused lithium company Green Technology Metals (GT1) has progressed its Seymour mine development, in Ontario, to a definitive feasibility study (DFS), targeting a financial investment... 


Vandita Pant

Major reshuffle of BHP’s top executives

7th December 2023

Diversified mining major BHP on Thursday unveiled a major reshuffling of its top executives, assembling a team with the “right mix of skills and experience” to deliver its strategy and pursue its... 


Desert Metals receives strong support for placement

6th December 2023

ASX-listed Desert Metals has received commitments for a placement of shares and attaching options to raise A$3.75-million to fund drilling and exploration in Côte d’Ivoire and to continue... 


Australia’s Boss Energy buys stake in enCore's Alta Mesa uranium asset

Australia’s Boss Energy buys stake in enCore's Alta Mesa uranium asset

6th December 2023

NYSE- and TSX-V-listed enCore Energy has sold a 30% interest in its Alta Mesa project, in the US, to Australia’s Boss Energy for $70-million. Boss will pay $60-million for its interest, make an... 


Simandou stands out as the world’s biggest untapped high-grade iron-ore deposit, and if approved, promises to be the most extensive greenfield integrated mine and infrastructure investment across the African continent.

Rio Tinto investing $10bn/y in capex, spotlight on Simandou

6th December 2023

Diversified major Rio Tinto has earmarked about $10-billion a year in capital investments from 2024 to 2026, with the cornerstone of its investment strategy over the next three years being its... 


Mellon puts £1m into Condor for financial runway during sales process

5th December 2023

The chairperson of Condor Gold, Jim Mellon, has put another £1-million into the company to ensure sufficient financial runway during the sales process of its Nicaragua assets. Mellon’s Burnbrae... 


Allied chairperson and CEO Peter Marrone

Allied Gold executives put money where their mouth is

5th December 2023

The executive team at Allied Gold, which recently debuted on the Toronto exchange, is actively demonstrating their confidence in the company’s future by increasing their investment. Directors and... 


The Wabowden project includes the well-maintained Bucko mine and processing facility.

Blackstone takes option on CaNickel's Bucko Lake mine

5th December 2023

ASX-listed Blackstone Minerals has executed an option agreement to acquire 100% of the Wabowden nickel sulphide project, in the Thompson nickel belt of Manitoba, Canada, from CaNickel for up to... 


Jake Klein says the acquisition of Northparkes is an unique opportunity for Evolution.

Evolution seals $475m deal for iconic Northparkes mine

5th December 2023

Gold mining company Evolution Mining on Tuesday announced it would buy an 80% interest in the Northparkes copper/gold mine, in New South Wales, from CMOC Group. The deal, valued at $475-million,... 


Australia’s mineral exploration spending soars to new heights

Australia’s mineral exploration spending soars to new heights

4th December 2023

Mineral exploration spending in Australia continues to be on an upward trajectory, with companies investing more than A$1-billion in the search for riches in minerals and petroleum in the September... 


Tighter graphite markets put spotlight on Canadian producer

Tighter graphite markets put spotlight on Canadian producer

1st December 2023

The controls that China imposed for graphite exports have added new vigour to conversations with global suppliers, says Canadian producer Northern Graphite CEO Hugues Jacquemin. He reports that... 


Patriot kick starts Corvette approvals process

1st December 2023

Vancouver-based Patriot Battery Metals has initiated the approvals process for the Corvette project, submitting the preliminary information statement to the Quebec government. The submission... 


Sayona’s Moblan DFS to be finalised early next year

Sayona’s Moblan DFS to be finalised early next year

1st December 2023

A definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Moblan lithium project, the centrepiece of Sayona Mining’s Eeyou Istchee James Bay hub, will be released in the first quarter of 2024, interim CEO James... 


Giyani secures $16m for Botswana manganese project

Giyani secures $16m for Botswana manganese project

1st December 2023

Canada-headquartered Giyani Metals has secured $16-million in financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to advance its battery-grade manganese project in Botswana. The... 


An aerial view of Peak Resources Ngualla project.

Peak slashes costs at Tanzania rare earths project

30th November 2023

Despite global inflationary pressures, Australia-listed Peak Rare Earths has successfully reduced its capital and operating cost estimates for the Ngualla project, in Tanzania. The project, which... 


Champion Iron bolsters liquidity for growth opportunities

30th November 2023

Quebec Iron Ore (QIO), a subsidiary of TSX- and ASX-listed Champion Iron, has completed a $230-million term-loan financing facility, significantly increasing its available liquidity to support... 


Polymetals raises cash for Endeavour mine

30th November 2023

Australian exploration company Polymetals Resources has announced an one-for-six nonrenounceable rights issue of new shares to raise up to A$8.12-million. Executive chairperson David Sproule will... 


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