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Anglo American digs in its heels, denies BHP's extension request
Anglo American digs in its heels, denies BHP's extension request
Updated 3 hours ago By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Anglo American on Wednesday denied BHP’s request for more time to engage on a proposed takeover transaction, stating that its fundamental concerns regarding the $49-billion... 


BHP seeks extension as crunch time for $49bn Anglo bid approaches
BHP seeks extension as crunch time for $49bn Anglo bid approaches
Updated 5 hours ago By: Reuters

BHP Group on Wednesday asked for more time to try to win over takeover target Anglo American, hours before a deadline for the world's biggest miner to firm up its $49-billion offer for its smaller... 


Sheffield ramps up production at new WA mineral sands mine
Sheffield ramps up production at new WA mineral sands mine
29th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Ramp up activities at the Thunderbird mineral sands mine, in Western Australia, are progressing well, with the new mine moving towards nameplate capacity, ASX-listed executive chairperson Bruce... 


Thunderbird shifts focus to high-potential Canadian uranium, drops lithium
Thunderbird shifts focus to high-potential Canadian uranium, drops lithium
29th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration company Thunderbird Resources on Wednesday announced its decision to concentrate all efforts on the high-potential uranium assets in Canada’s Athabasca basin, following a strategic... 


Critical Resources discovers ‘major’ new LCT pegmatite system at Mavis Lake
29th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The share price of ASX-listed Critical Resources rose nearly 10% on Wednesday as the lithium exploration company announced the discovery of several new spodumene-bearing pegmatites at Mavis Lake,... 


A road leading to the nearby Renard operation
Winsome hikes Adina mineral resource estimate
29th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium exploration and development company Winsome Resources has substantially increased the resource of the Adina project, in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region of Quebec, while also enhancing... 


Anglo American's head office in South Africa
BHP, Anglo dig in even as takeover talks deadline nears, sources say
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

BHP was struggling to find common ground with Anglo American on Tuesday in talks over its takeover offer, with no new concessions as a deadline nears for the world's biggest miner to submit a... 


Globe says Kanyika capital funding requirements finalised at $46m
28th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Australia-listed Globe Metals and Mining has reported that capital funding requirements for Phase 1 project development at its Kanyika Niobium project, in Malawi, have been finalised at an... 


Dr Vincent Maphai (left) and Neal Froneman.
Measures to address loss-making assets expected to secure R6.6bn yearly, Sibanye AGM hears
28th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The measures that green metals and gold mining company Sibanye- Stillwater has taken to address loss-making assets are expected to secure yearly savings and capital expenditure deferrals of... 


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Jupiter forecasts higher manganese prices in coming months
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Jupiter Mines marketing head Tracey Cloete says manganese ore prices are likely to trade higher than the historical average in coming months owing to supply disruptions. Jupiter has a... 


Firebird receives safety permit for Chinese project
28th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Firebird Metals’ subsidiary Hunan Firebird Battery Technologies has received a safety permit for Stage 1 of a proposed battery-grade manganese sulphate plant in China. The plant will use... 


An image of the Lulo mine in Angola
Lucapa, partners recover 195 ct diamond from Lulo
28th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company and its Lulo alluvial mine partners Endiama and Rosas and Petalas have announced the recovery of a 195 ct Type IIa diamond from the Lulo mine, in Angola. The... 


Lithium Universe confirms its procurement strategy for Québec lithium refinery project
28th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Lithium Universe has confirmed that it will adopt a “same equipment, same supplier” procurement strategy for its Bécancour lithium refinery project, in Québec, Canada. This follows a... 


Berkeley seeks $1bn in damages from Spain over uranium mine dispute
Berkeley seeks $1bn in damages from Spain over uranium mine dispute
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

Australian mining group Berkeley Energia said on Tuesday it had filed a request for an arbitration to seek $1-billion in damages from the Spanish government after it refused to give final approval... 


Adriatic to raise $50m
Adriatic to raise $50m
28th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Silver developer Adriatic Metals has announced a $50-million institutional placement to optimise its balance sheet while ramping up the Vares operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The company,... 


Sierra Nevada reviews assets, focus shifts to Blackhawk
28th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Sierra Nevada Gold has announced a strategic review of its assets, exploring options such as joint ventures, strategic partnerships or project sales. The company has five... 


Resolute mining operation in West Africa
Resolute appoints mining veteran Wray to succeed Botha as chairperson
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia- and London-listed Resolute Mining has appointed Andrew Wray nonexecutive director. He will also succeed chairperson Martin Botha when he retires at the end of August.  


EU Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis (R) says Australia is a like-minded partner.
EU, Australia sign critical minerals pact to diversify supply chains
28th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia and the European Union have struck an agreement to boost cooperation and investment in critical minerals, part of a drive by Western nations to loosen China’s grip on supply chains of... 


AngloGold expands position in NSW gold/copper province
28th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold major AngloGold Ashanti is expanding its interests in the Macquarie Arc, New South Wales, with another earn-in and joint venture (JV) agreement. The Macquarie Arc is considered a premier... 


Lucapa chairperson Stuart Brown is a former De Beers CFO and interim CEO.
Angola is world’s foremost diamond exploration target, says Lucapa’s Brown
28th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-based diamond miner Lucapa’s newly appointed chairperson, Stuart Brown,has hailed Angola as foremost diamond exploration target on the world stage. In an address to shareholders on... 


BlueScope waives Illawarra pre-emptive rights
BlueScope waives Illawarra pre-emptive rights
28th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The sale of the Illawarra metallurgical business to an entity owned by Singapore’s Golden Energy and Resources and coal trader M Resources remains on track to be completed in the first half of the... 


IonicRE, Less Common Metals collaborate on expanding magnet rare earths supply chain
27th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UK-based metals and alloy manufacturer Less Common Metals (LCM) to work collaboratively on... 


A BHP logo on a building
JPMorgan says BHP plan risks $4.3bn South Africa outflow
27th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

A successful takeover of Anglo American under the arrangements BHP Group has offered could lead to outflows of $4.3-billion from South Africa, according to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysis. Such an... 


Valuable use of ruthenium being researched.
Ruthenium highlighted again in what could be another big boost for platinum group metals
27th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ruthenium, one of the six platinum-group metals (PGMs), is once again being given major research attention in view of it being exceptionally suited to uplifting the efficiency and sustainability of... 


Canada’s EDC grants conditional approval for $300m funding to Arafura
Canada’s EDC grants conditional approval for $300m funding to Arafura
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Export Development Canada (EDC) has conditionally approved $300-million in debt financing for the Nolans rare earths project, near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. The funding package... 


Many Peaks starts major drill programme at Côte d’Ivoire project
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Many Peaks Minerals has started a 6 500 m diamond and auger drilling campaign on the Odienné project, in Côte d’Ivoire. One thousand metres of diamond drilling is planned for five... 


Morila mine, in Mali
Firefinch, Morila served with arbitration notice over payment dispute
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Firefinch has received a notice of arbitration from mining services contractor Enterprise Générale Traoré et Frères (EGTF), in Mali. EGTF also named Société des Mines de Morila... 


Armada ventures in US lithium market with Midwest acquisition
Armada ventures in US lithium market with Midwest acquisition
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Sydney-headquartered Armada Metals has set its sights on the lithium market in the US. The company on Monday unveiled a binding term sheet agreement to acquire Midwest Lithium – a mineral explorer... 


Astute starts drilling campaign at Red Mountain, Nevada
Astute starts drilling campaign at Red Mountain, Nevada
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Astute Metals has initiated a maiden drilling campaign at its Red Mountain lithium project, in Nevada. “We are excited to be drilling again in Nevada as our lithium growth... 


South32 strikes Queensland earn-in deal with Hammer
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 is set to earn into ASX-listed Hammer Metals’ Isa Valley project, in north-west Queensland. Hammer unveiled the earn-in agreement on Monday, stating that South32... 


Adam Handley's core focus will be on strategic stakeholder engagement.
Northern Minerals appoints new chair as Curtis resigns
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Heavy rare earths firm Northern Minerals has replaced Nicholas Curtis as chairperson, appointing Adam Handley as part of a board restructuring. Curtis has taken on the role of strategic adviser of... 


Arizona Lithium starts production drilling at Prairie project
Arizona Lithium starts production drilling at Prairie project
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Arizona Lithium on Monday announced the initiation of production drilling at its Prairie lithium project, in Saskatchewan, marking a milestone in Canada’s lithium industry. The... 


The Endeavor zinc mine in Cobar
Polymetal and MAC form Cobar mine alliance
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The stock of ASX-listed base metals miner Polymetals Resources jumped 21% on Monday as the company announced a strategic alliance with, and investment by, ASX- and NYSE-listed Metals Acquisition... 


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