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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 2 hours 21 minutes 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 4 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... 


Indonesia buying record amounts of Philippine nickel ore due to quota delays, sources say
Updated 6 hours ago By: Reuters

Top nickel producer Indonesia has bought record volumes of nickel ore from the Philippines since April as smelter demand increases, while delays by Jakarta in issuing mining quotas and heavy rains... 


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... 


Kizito Pakabomba was appointed to oversee the Mines Ministry and Congo's globally significant reserves of coltan, copper and other minerals.
DR Congo names new government after months of delay
29th May 2024 By: Reuters

Democratic Republic of Congo has appointed a new government, spokesperson Tina Salama said in the early hours of Wednesday, ending an impasse that has mired the country in political uncertainty for... 


China’s silver imports set to jump as solar demand lifts prices
China’s silver imports set to jump as solar demand lifts prices
29th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Chinese silver imports could surge in coming weeks, as traders take advantage of a jump in demand that’s taken prices well above the international market. Silver’s in a sweet spot because of its... 


Mongolia defends plan to tap mining riches for new sovereign wealth fund
Mongolia defends plan to tap mining riches for new sovereign wealth fund
29th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mongolia’s prime minister defended changes to the country’s mining laws after foreign investors raised concerns they could deter investment in its large reserves of critical minerals, including... 


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,... 


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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... 


Marula reports high-grade manganese assays from testwork with potential offtaker
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK- and South Africa-listed battery metals miner Marula Mining has reported average grades of 35.73% from manganese samples taken from the Larisoro manganese mine, in Kenya. The company garnered... 


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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Ivanhoe completes Phase 3 concentrator construction at DRC project ahead of schedule
28th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines announced that, on May 26, first ore was fed into the Phase 3 concentrator at the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). First ore marks the... 


Graphite ore shard
Blencowe continues to advance graphite prequalification work, expects offtake agreements soon
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As London-listed Blencowe Resources advances the definitive feasibility stage of the Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda, towards production near the end of 2025, the company has had various... 


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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... 


Capital reveals 19% emissions reduction in inaugural sustainability report
28th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed mining services company Capital has published its inaugural Sustainability Report for the year ended December 31, 2023, wherein it is revealed that the group managed to reduce its... 


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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... 


An image showing TE H2 and VERBUND signing a memorandum of understanding with Tunisia to study the implementation of a large green hydrogen project, H2 Notos
TotalEnergies JV, Austrian firm join forces on proposed Tunisian green hydrogen project
28th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TE H2, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and EREN Groupe, together with Austrian electric company VERBUND, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tunisia to study 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... 


China President Xi Jinping
Post-Covid, China is back in Africa and doubling down on minerals
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

China's flagship economic cooperation program is bouncing back after a lull during the global pandemic, with Africa a primary focus, according to a Reuters analysis of lending, investment and trade... 


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... 


Vulcan rejects Mexico's 'illegal expropriation' of its investments
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

US construction company Vulcan Materials on Monday rejected what it considers the "illegal expropriation" of its investments in Mexico and said it remains open to a negotiated solution with the... 


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... 


Electric Metals confirms Minnesota’s Emily as premier high-grade manganese resource
Electric Metals confirms Minnesota’s Emily as premier high-grade manganese resource
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-based developer Electric Metals has unveiled an upgraded mineral resource estimate for its Emily manganese project, solidifying the Minnesota project as the continent’s “highest-grade manganese... 


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