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Altona Energy PLC memorandum of understanding with Malawi rare earth mining company

3rd June 2020 Altona (AQSE: ANR.PL), a mining exploration company, announces that following a period of discussion, it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") with mining consultancy company, Akatswiri Mineral Resources ("Akatswiri"), to acquire a majority stake in a rare earth mining project in... 

Centerra’s Turkey gold mine hits commercial milestone

2nd June 2020 TSX-listed Centerra Gold has achieved commercial production at its Öksüt mine, in Turkey, four months after its first gold pour. With Öksüt delivered on time, Centerra now has three producing mines, with the others being Kumtor, in Kyrgyz Republic, and Mount Milligan, in British Columbia.... 

Creecy has had no formal communication on possible exclusion of FGD at Medupi

2nd June 2020 Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy reports that she has had no formal communication from Eskom with regards to it potentially not installing flue-gas desulphurisation (FGD) systems at the Medupi power station in line with a previous commitment to do so. FGD technologies... 

Combating the Crisis with Training Digitization

2nd June 2020 COVID-19 Impact on Workforce Performance The COVID-19 crisis has brought many new workforce development challenges to the mining sector, making it more difficult to optimize workforce performance without the right tools. Remote working and physical distancing make it more difficult to deliver... 

Plate machining capability answers client demands

2nd June 2020 Polymer bushing and wear material manufacturer Vesconite Bearings has taken delivery of a Haas gantry router with a 3,200-mm bed. “This will be a busy addition to the company’s machining capability,” says production manager Robin Crabb. 

Highland Gold sells Kayen licence

2nd June 2020 Aim-listed Highland Gold Mining has entered into an agreement for the sale of the Kayenmivaam (Kayen) licence for $15-million in cash, plus a royalty. Kayen is an early-stage gold exploration property covering 1 214 km2 in the Chukotka region of Russia. Highland received the licence as an... 

Osisko Mining raises C$150m in private placement

2nd June 2020 TSX-listed junior Osisko Mining has raised C$150-million in a private placement, the proceeds of which will be used to advance its projects in Quebec. The company entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity and Eight Capital to act as colead underwriters, on behalf of a syndicate of... 

Monarch Gold sells Fayolle to Iamgold

1st June 2020 Canadian gold miner Iamgold will the Fayolle property, in Quebec, from junior miner Monarch Gold for $11.50-million in a share and cash transaction. The Fayolle property consists of 39 mineral claims covering 1 373 ha in the Aiguebelle and Cléricy townships, north-east of Rouyn-Noranda.... 

Australian first-quarter gold output down 12%

1st June 2020 Independent consulting group Surbiton Associates says Australian gold production fell by just over 10 t, or 12%, quarter-on-quarter in the three months ended March 31. Production in the quarter under review declined to 77 t from 87 in the December quarter.  

Petropavlosk denies having merger talks with UGC

1st June 2020 London-listed Petropavlovsk has denied that it is in merger discussions with its major shareholder Uzhuralzoloto Group of Companies (UGC). This follows after a major UK news agency reported that the companies are studying a potential merger in a deal that would “catapult the pair into the upper... 

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