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EV sector needs more clarity on Biden’s energy law, LG Chem CEO says
13th December 2022 By: Bloomberg

A key supplier to the electric vehicle sector is urging the Biden administration to clarify details of a law aimed at drawing more battery manufacturing investment to the US. It’s still not clear... 

Western countries forge green alliance for getting electric vehicle minerals
Western countries forge green alliance for getting electric vehicle minerals
13th December 2022 By: Reuters

The United States and other western countries on Monday announced an alliance to produce and buy critical minerals from countries with stronger environmental and labor standards, a move that could... 

Mincor completes A$55m bookbuild
13th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Mincor Resources has completed the bookbuild for its A$55-million share placement to institutional, professional and sophisticated investors. The ASX-listed company last week... 

Aus joins critical minerals ESG coalition
13th December 2022

Australia has signed on to the Sustainable Critical Minerals Coalition, which is an initiative led by Canada to promote sustainable, environmentally and socially responsible mining practices for... 

Mining Association of Canada president and CEO Pierre Gratton
Speed matters: Canada must act fast on implementing new critical minerals strategy
12th December 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining industry bodies and participants have applauded Canada’s new C$3.8-billion Critical Minerals Strategy (CMS), which seeks to ramp up production and processing of 31 critical minerals, but... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
World’s rapid rate of change resulting in profound business disruptions, says Anglo CEO
9th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The world changing at a rapid rate has resulted in profound disruptions to the business of Anglo American, CEO Duncan Wanblad told analysts and investors on Friday. Speaking during an update... 

Mincor to raise A$60m for nickel ambitions
9th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Mincor Resources is targeting a A$60-million capital raise to accelerate underground development at its Northern Operations, and underground exploration and resource definition at its... 

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Canada proposes overhauling foreign investment rules to tackle security risks
9th December 2022 By: Reuters

Canada on Wednesday proposed beefing up its foreign investment rules to give the government greater power to scrutinize and potentially block overseas deals that bring national security risks. The... 

Glencore industrial assets head Peter Freyberg.
Glencore working on value accretive emission reduction
8th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Over and above the carbon emission reduction that automatically results from declining coal assets, diversified mining and marketing company Glencore is working on reducing its Scope 1 and 2... 

Vale looks to close deal with partner for base metals in H1
Vale looks to close deal with partner for base metals in H1
8th December 2022 By: Reuters

Brazilian mining company Vale is in advanced talks with possible partners for its new base metals investment vehicle and looks to have a deal concluded during the first half of 2023, CFO Gustavo... 

Anglo invests $200m to accelerate zero emissions haulage solution
7th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American has signed a binding agreement with First Mode, the specialist engineering technology company it partnered to develop the nuGenTM technology. The agreement... 

Ring of Fire inks MoU with First Nation on nickel development
7th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Ring of Fire Metals (RoFM) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Webequie First Nation outlining a framework for collaboration on proposed... 

Aussie miners to adjust portfolios in 2023 - KPMG
7th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A survey conducted by advisory firm KPMG has revealed that a significant number of Australian mining companies would change their portfolio of products towards future-facing commodities in 2023.... 

Partnership formed for circular, recycled battery materials
6th December 2022 By: Donna Slater

Recycling technology and supply chain platform ACE Green Recycling (ACE) and diversified miner Glencore have entered into a long-term supply agreement for recycled lead, as well as key battery... 

Rio, Oz Minerals and Boliden partner on tailings
6th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto, copper miner Oz Minerals and Swedish metals major Boliden will partner on an initiative to manage tailings. Under the umbrella of the Think & Act Differently (TAD)... 

Fire halts Nova operations - IGO
5th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Battery minerals producer IGO has suspended operations at its Nova nickel project, in Western Australia, following a fire at the Zenith Energy-operated power station over the weekend. The... 

Critical minerals strategy open for debate
2nd December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has released a discussion paper and opened public consultation on the future of the critical minerals industry in Australia. Minister for Resources and Northern Australia... 

Goro nickel mine faces increased regulation after tailings leak
2nd December 2022 By: Bloomberg

 Authorities in New Caledonia imposed additional regulations that could limit production in the future at the Goro nickel mine -- one of the world’s largest deposits -- after a recent waste-dam... 

Horizonte Minerals awards long-term port agreements for Araguaia project
1st December 2022 By: Donna Slater

Aim- and TSX-listed nickel project developer Horizonte Minerals has entered into two long-term port agreements, securing access for the import of required raw materials and the export of final... 

The WTO head office in Geneva
WTO backs EU in nickel dispute, Indonesia plans appeal
1st December 2022 By: Reuters

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favour of the European Union (EU) in a dispute over a ban on nickel ore exports with Indonesia, prompting Indonesia's president to say his country would... 

Poseidon raises cash for Black Swan restart
1st December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel developer Poseidon will raise up to A$9-million to progress the restart of its Black Swan project, in Western Australia. The company has received firm commitments for the placement of... 

Strategic investor puts $12m into FPX Nickel
30th November 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed FPX Nickel has entered into a subscription agreement for a private placement financing with a new corporate strategic investor, raising gross proceeds of $12-million that it plans to... 

Indonesia plans to appeal after losing WTO nickel dispute with EU
30th November 2022 By: Reuters

Indonesia's president said on Wednesday his country would appeal a trade dispute ruling that he stated had gone in favour of the European Union, which had sued Indonesia over its 2020 ban on... 

Taking part in the South Africa Green Hydrogen Summit panel discussion are (from left to right) facilitator Lorato Tshenkeng, Timo Bollerhey, Till Mansmann, Sasol’s Gosiame Khoele, and Tobias Bischof-Niemz.
Strong call for rapid green hydrogen investment by ramp-up backer
30th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A strong call for final investment decisions (FIDs) on a multiplicity of green hydrogen projects was made at the South Africa Green Hydrogen Summit in Cape Town yesterday by H2Global, a market... 

2023 Mining Indaba to focus on Africa’s green metals opportunity
29th November 2022 By: Donna Slater

Next year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba will focus on the ways Africa can enhance the opportunity to increase the supply of green metals to meet global energy demands, while creating... 

Podium Minerals MD and CEO Sam Rodda.
Australia’s platinum pioneer highlighting greenness, mulling smelterless tech
29th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Australia’s platinum group metals (PGMs) pioneer, Podium Minerals, is evaluating the cleanest and greenest mining and processing options that include the possibility of circumventing the need for... 

Mincor marks progress at Cassini
29th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Mincor Resources has marked a key milestone at its Cassini nickel project, in Western Australia, firing and extracting the first production stope. “Firing the first stope from a... 

LME says it saved nickel market from $20bn 'death spiral'
29th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

The London Metal Exchange has defended its controversial decision to cancel billions of dollars of nickel trades in March as necessary to avoid a $20-billion margin call that would have sent the... 

Hydrogen promises to be the next frontier in clean energy technology due to its extensive value chain applications.
R4-trillion needed for South Africa’s hydrogen economy, PIC declares
28th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s State-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC) stated on Monday that more than R4.3-trillion is required for the development of the hydrogen economy, which it declared positive for... 

Vale Indonesia expects to complete nickel HPAL plant by 2025
28th November 2022 By: Reuters

Indonesian nickel miner PT Vale Indonesia expects to complete construction by 2025 of a high-pressure acid leaching plant to produce nickel minerals used in electric vehicle (EV) batteries, its... 

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