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Brazil state prosecutor urges Vale, BHP to settle over dam disaster
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

Miners Vale, BHP and their joint venture, Samarco, should strike a deal to compensate for a deadly dam disaster in 2015 or risk paying a lot more in court, the Minas Gerais state prosecutor general... 


World's biggest jeweller Pandora stops using mined silver and gold
World's biggest jeweller Pandora stops using mined silver and gold
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Pandora, the world's largest jeweller by amount of products sold, has stopped using mined silver and gold and now only manufactures with recycled precious metals, which require less energy to... 


Extension granted to all Cinovec licences – European Metals
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dual-listed European Metals Holdings (EMH) has announced the granting of an extension to all four of its exploration licences at the Cinovec lithium project, in Czech Republic.    These licences... 


Sandfire exits Bryah JV
29th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper exploration and mining company Sandfire Resources will hand back the 80% exploration interest in the Bryah Basin exploration permits, in Western Australia, ASX-listed Alchemy Resources said... 


OIM Consulting expands footprint into Australia
29th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Advisory firm OIM Consulting is branching out to Australia to take advantage of opportunities in its $28-billion mining industry. The company is adapting its proven methodologies to meet the unique... 


Aerial view of Richards Bay Coal Terminal.
Decline in coal line security incidents is improving performance – Transnet
29th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Security incidents that disrupt trains transporting coal to South Africa’s Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) for export to the world are in definite decline and that has certainly helped to improve... 


Sierra Rutile to suspend Area 1 operations, Sembehun receives ESHIA
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Environmental Protection Agency of Sierra Leone has approved the environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA), the associated environmental, social and health management plan... 


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Blencowe receives letter of interest from US International DFC
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

UK-headquartered graphite developer Blencowe Resources has received a formal Letter of Interest (LoI) from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), in which the DFC has indicated... 


Australia's Resources Minister seeks investment from South Korea, Japan
Australia's Resources Minister seeks investment from South Korea, Japan
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Resources Minister has begun a week long trip to South Korea and Japan to discuss gas exports and critical minerals opportunities, as its government on Monday released a "prospectus"... 


AIC Mines appoints COO
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Copper and gold company AIC Mines has grown to the point where a COO is warranted and has appointed Tim Benfield to the position, MD Aaron Colleran announced on Monday. “Tim is a perfect fit for... 


West African reports fatality at Burkina Faso gold project
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed West African Resources said on Monday that a contractor had died while working at its Kiaka gold project, in Burkina Faso. No other persons were injured in the accident, the company... 


Nunavut Planning Commission gives green light for Coppermine project
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Nunavut Planning Commission has issued approved licences for the Coppermine project, marking a major step in the permitting process, White Cliff Minerals reported on Monday. The ASX-listed... 


IonicRE to raise $2m for demonstration plants, working capital
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has received firm commitments to raise about $2-million by way of a share placement to provide working capital and to advance demonstration plant activities at both the... 


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QRC notes increase in women working in mining
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The number of women working in trade positions in Queensland’s resources sector jumped by almost 40% in the last financial year and now accounts for a record 13% of all trade roles, the Queensland... 


Battery metals bust spurs output cut at leading lithium mine
Battery metals bust spurs output cut at leading lithium mine
29th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia’s biggest lithium mine and one the world’s flagship projects has become the latest battery-metals venture to feel the pain from faltering demand growth, with output set to be trimmed as... 


GEM and Anglo teams at signing ceremony.
Anglo launches battery raw materials research project with large China recycler
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-founded and Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American on Friday announced the launch of a research and development project in collaboration with one of China’s largest battery and... 


Bento Rodigues district was covered in mud after Samarco dam burst in Mariana IN 2015.
BHP to review court decision on $31.5bn Fundao dam claim
26th January 2024 By: Reuters

BHP Group said on Friday it would review a Brazilian Federal Court decision regarding a 155-billion reais ($31.53-billion) government claim over the 2015 collapse of Fundao dam owned by Samarco,... 


From top left clockwise, RBCT CEO Alan Waller, RBCT chairperson Nosipho Damasane, Acting Transnet CEO Michelle Phillips and Acting Transnet Freight Rail CE Russell Baatjies.
New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well – RBCT
25th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The three-month-old mutual cooperation agreement that the private-sector-owned Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) signed with State rail enterprise Transnet in November is already boding well, RBCT... 


Resources community funding welcomed but more needed
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the Queensland government’s allocation of A$118.2-million under the Resources Community Infrastructure fund towards projects in coal-producing... 


Iron-ore being loaded onto a ship
Red sea attacks push BHP to divert some shipping via African coast
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australian mining giant BHP Group said on Thursday that the Red Sea disruptions are forcing some of its freight service providers to take alternative routes, such as Africa's Cape of Good Hope,... 


Neil van Drunen
Australian mining group pushes govt for tax credit as lithium, nickel prices slump
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

An Australian mining association has called for a new production tax credit during meetings with senior ministers called as nickel and lithium miners curtail projects and review new mines in... 


Sayona announces redundancies as it initiates NAL review
Sayona announces redundancies as it initiates NAL review
25th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Lithium producer Sayona Mining has announced an operational review of its North American Lithium (NAL) operation in Quebec, Canada, to optimise its cost structure in response to “rapidly changing”... 


Metals Australia appoints new CEO to drive Canada graphite project
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Battery metals exploration and development company Metals Australia on Thursday announced the appointment of mining engineer Paul Ferguson as CEO to drive the development of the Lac Rainy graphite... 


Langer Heinrich was placed on care-and-maintenance in 2018. The mine will resume operations in the first quarter.
Langer Heinrich restart faces minor delay, costs tweaked
25th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

After more than six years of care-and-maintenance, the Langer Heinrich uranium mine, in Namibia, has restarted production activities and while Paladin Energy continues to target first commercial... 


Fortescue's first-half shipments hover near record high; shares rise
Fortescue's first-half shipments hover near record high; shares rise
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Fortescue logged a near-record iron-ore shipments for the first half and kept full-year forecast unchanged on Thursday, as the mining giant ramps up production at its flagship Iron... 


Fortescue partners with Michigan to set up Detroit battery plant
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Green energy, metals and technology company Fortescue Energy has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to establish a battery plant in Detroit. MEDC announced this... 


Northern Star maintains FY24 guidance
Northern Star maintains FY24 guidance
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold mining company Northern Star said on Wednesday that it remained on track to deliver its guidance of 1.6-million to 1.75-million ounces of gold for the 2024 financial year. Production will be... 


Pilbara Minerals moves to preserve cash after price slump
Pilbara Minerals moves to preserve cash after price slump
24th January 2024 By: Reuters

Shares of Pilbara Minerals climbed on Wednesday as the Australian lithium miner trimmed its annual capital expenditure forecast given a slump in prices that pulled down its second-quarter revenue... 


Tin shackled by surplus, but green industry demand poised to mop up supplies
24th January 2024 By: Reuters

The potential for a build-up of tin supplies this year is likely to put pressure on prices, but accelerating demand from the energy transition sector, including solar panels and electric vehicles,... 


Push for smaller mining firms to follow suit on tailings safety standards
Push for smaller mining firms to follow suit on tailings safety standards
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

As the mining industry commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Brumadinho tailings disaster, in Brazil, the Church of England Pensions Board has highlighted the significant progress in the... 


MIIF invests $5m to support Atlantic’s Ewoyaa project
24th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has welcomed Ghana’s sovereign minerals wealth fund the Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF) onto its shareholder register following... 


VR8 MD and CEO John Ciganek.
Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing
24th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Keep an eye on Vanadium Resources (VR8). It’s a motivated ASX-listed, JSE-mulling junior that is thinking expansively in line with the potentially very long-life mine that it is setting out to... 


Australia lithium miners start cost-cutting drive on price rout
24th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia lithium miners are cutting jobs, trimming exploration budgets and reviewing dividend payments following a slump in prices of the key component in electric-vehicle batteries. Core Lithium... 


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