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BHP CEO Mike Henry
Small set of common ESG standards should govern access to capital for critical minerals investment - BHP
28th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

BHP CEO Mike Henry has called for a “small set of common standards” covering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) to underpin the access to capital required to unlock investment in the... 

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Chilean miner Codelco gets access to books of Australia's Lithium Power
28th September 2023 By: Reuters

Codelco will undertake due diligence on Australia's Lithium Power International, the Chilean copper miner said on Thursday, but added that there is no certainty the discussions will lead to a... 

Buenaventura chairperson Roque Benavides
Peru grapples with red tape that’s burying giant copper projects
28th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

If political turmoil and social unrest were the hot topics at Peru’s top mining event last year, this year it’s red tape. While community opposition continues to weigh on the industry, executives... 

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Peru is approaching peak copper — for now — as new mines stall
27th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Peruvian copper production probably will rise through next year before flattening out due to a slowdown in investment, according to the head of the country’s mining society. Output from the... 

Bastion to cut costs in Chile
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Bastion Minerals has unveiled cost savings initiatives in Chile amid its talks with fellow-listed Hot Chili regarding the acquisition of the Cometa copper project. The two companies in... 

Codelco to meet obligations as financials deteriorate -JPMorgan
27th September 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, will meet its financial obligations despite headwinds from a series of operational problems and from high levels of debt and investments,... 

Glencore secondary materials sourcing.
Recycling can leverage Glencore’s strong position in metal marketing – Morgan Stanley
26th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Glencore’s earnings contributions from recycling activities are not material at this stage, the growth potential to the diversified mining and marketing company from circular economic... 

Cobre Panama
Panama union workers block highways over First Quantum contract
26th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Panama’s construction workers’ union blocked highways and marched on congress on Monday to demand that lawmakers reject a contract with Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals. Union leader Saul... 

Alpha Copper to acquire Okeover project
26th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Canadian junior Alpha Copper has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Okeover copper/molybdenum project, in British Columbia. The company is buying the project from exploration firm... 

Congo plans new copper-cobalt smelter to serve informal miners
26th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Democratic Republic of Congo said it’s backing plans for a new domestically owned copper-cobalt plant to help formalize artisanal mining in the country, at a time when minerals crucial to electric... 

Empire Metals raises £3m to expand and accelerate Pitfield exploration
26th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gold and copper exploration and development company Empire Metals has raised £3-million to advance exploration at its Pitfield project, in Western Australia. This was done by way of an... 

Billionaire-backed KoBold Metals plans new Zambian copper mine within a decade
Billionaire-backed KoBold Metals plans new Zambian copper mine within a decade
25th September 2023 By: Reuters

California-based KoBold Metals, whose backers include billionaires Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, said it aims to start producing copper and cobalt at a project in Zambia within 10 years. KoBold is... 

Antamina copper mine expects to start lifespan extension works next year
Antamina copper mine expects to start lifespan extension works next year
25th September 2023 By: Reuters

Peru's largest copper mine, Antamina, plans to start work next year on a delayed project to extend the lifespan of its site until 2036, the firm's president said, while awaiting official approval... 

Bell Equipment CEO Leon Goosen.
Bell placing strong new emphasis on underground mining equipment advance
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With a legacy spanning decades and a reputation for pioneering advancements, South Africa’s Bell Equipment is now placing strong new emphasis on advancing underground mining equipment. Currently a... 

Amerigo’s MVC mine resumes normal operations
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Minera Valle Central (MVC), Amerigo Resources mine near Rancagua, in Chile, has resumed normal production after removing more than 2.2-million m2 of water from the Cauquenes historical tailings... 

Southern Copper sees Peru output hitting 400 000 t this year
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Southern Copper, controlled by Grupo Mexico, expects its production of the red metal in Peru to bounce 17% this year to 400 000 metric tons, a senior executive told Reuters, driving the firm's... 

King to hold critical mineral talks in the UK and EU
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King will hold bilateral talks with ministerial counterparts from Germany, the EU, France and the UK around Australia’s supply of critical minerals. The... 

A copper mine at night in Zambia
New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 

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Copper mine invests in aerial survey tech
22nd September 2023

Copper miner Lubambe Copper Mine (LCM) claims its underground Lubambe mine’s technical services division’s adoption and implementation of an aerial drone-based surveying technology to improve data... 

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Explorer commences soil sampling campaign
22nd September 2023

Following the receipt of forest permits in July, energy minerals explorer and developer Tertiary Minerals has started soil sampling at its Konkola West project in Zambia with about 260 soil samples... 

Two men stood behind a glss safety screen, testing a compressor motor form Marthinusen Coutts in Zambia
Timeous turnaround on motor repair
22nd September 2023

Last month, electric motor repair company Marthinusen & Coutts Zambia was requested by a copper smelter based in the Copperbelt region of Zambia to provide an in-country repair solution to two of... 

Luminex and Anglo to negotiate Pegasus earn-in amendments
21st September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has agreed to continue negotiations with exploration and development company Luminex to amend the terms of its earn-in of the Pegasus project, in Ecuador. Anglo... 

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Resources Watch
21st September 2023

This week: Copper 360's debut Rietberg mine takes a 220% mineral resource leap; Pan African proposes dividend, expands renewables, heads beyond 200 000 oz/y; and, Manganese beneficiator wheeling... 

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AGC welcomes new major shareholder
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Australian Gold and Copper (AGC) has unveiled a major new shareholder in Hong Kong-based Delin Mining Group Corporation. AGC on Thursday revealed a A$10.1-million investment from Delin,... 

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Barrick says big miners show interest in Pakistan copper project
20th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Barrick Gold’s top executive says it’s not just Saudi Arabia interested in his company’s massive copper project in Pakistan — some major mining companies are, too. The Canadian miner’s $7-billion... 

More drilling planned at Shinganda copper, gold mine
20th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Up to 2 000 m of diamond drilling is expected to start soon to test multiple shallow copper/gold targets along, and parallel to, the Shinganda Splay Fault at London-listed Galileo Resources'... 

Copper rises with improved China demand hopes, weaker dollar
20th September 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices rose in London on Wednesday with more upbeat demand prospects from top metals consumer China, ignoring pressure from rising inventories and caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve's... 

KGL appoints CEO and COO
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed KGL Resources has appointed Nicholas Spencer as CEO to lead the development of the Jervois copper project, in the Northern Territory. Spencer has over 30 years mining experience and... 

First Quantum chairperson Philip Pascall passed away in Perth on Tuesday.
First Quantum chairman Pascall passes away
19th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed First Quantum Minerals on Tuesday announced that Philip Pascall had passed away. He died at his home in Perth, Western Australia. 

Chinova puts Australian copper-gold operations up for sale
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Chinova Resources, a unit of Shanxi Donghui Energy Group, has put its Australian copper-gold operations up for sale and hopes to have the deal done this year, a director at adviser BurnVoir... 

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