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Rio strikes green steel initiative
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has partnered with industrial start-up H2 Green Steel on a green steel initiative. Under a multi-year supply agreement for high grade direct reduction iron-ore pellets... 


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OreCorp shareholders keen on deal - Diederichs
9th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The shareholders of ASX-listed OreCorp have come out in support of the takeover offer from TSX- and NYSE-listed Silvercorp Metals. Speaking on the sidelines of Diggers & Dealers, OreCorp MD and... 


August may not be as favourable for gold as usual, but demand drivers remain, says gold council
8th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A weaker dollar and a spike in breakeven inflation rates has helped gold to gain 3.1% in July to $1 971, bringing the year-to-date return to 8.7%, says the World Gold Council (WGC). Global... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore returns $9.3bn to shareholders, highlights transition metals and recycling
8th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In addition to the interim dividend of $2.8-billion, diversified mining company Glencore on Tuesday announced a top up of $2.2-billion, which lifted this year’s total announced shareholder returns... 


Barrick beats quarterly profit estimates on higher gold prices
Barrick beats quarterly profit estimates on higher gold prices
8th August 2023 By: Reuters

Barrick Gold beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter profit on Tuesday, as the Canadian gold miner benefited from higher prices of the precious metal. The company also maintained its... 


Ramaco CEO Randall Atkins says Brooke will be the US' first carbon ore and rare earth mine.
Board approval for first new US rare earths mine in 70 years
8th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Initial mine development work on the Brook rare earths mine, in Wyoming, will start in the fourth quarter, Nasdaq-listed coal miner Ramaco Resources announced on Monday. This will be the first new... 


AngloGold Ashanti to start US production by 2025
AngloGold Ashanti to start US production by 2025
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti is targeting first gold from its North Bullfrog gold mine, in Nevada, by the end of 2025. The miner’s chief development officer, Terry Briggs, said on the sidelines of... 


The Grand Canyon
Biden to protect vast sacred lands near Grand Canyon
8th August 2023 By: Reuters

US President Joe Biden will curb land development on a stretch of nearly one-million acres (405 000 ha) near Arizona's iconic Grand Canyon, a move intended to cement his environmental credentials... 


Patriot chairperson Ken Brinsden
Patriot's Quebec lithium discovery offers downstream hub potential
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Corvette lithium discovery, in Quebec, had the potential to support a ‘substantial number’ of downstream chemical plants, ASX-listed Patriot Battery Metals said on Tuesday. Speaking on the... 


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Lynas remains committed to Malaysia - Lacaze
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has no plans to abandon its Malaysian operations with the start of refining activities in the US. Speaking on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, Lynas MD... 


Jeffrey Currie
Goldman commodities research chief Jeff Currie set to leave bank
7th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Jeff Currie, the prominent commodities analyst known for making bold — often bullish — pronouncements, is leaving Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Currie has been the face of the Wall Street titan’s... 


B2Gold continues to look at opportunities in Mali
7th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based B2Gold remains actively committed to exploring expansion opportunities in Mali, despite the government’s proposal to introduce a new mining code. The proposed code aims to enhance... 


AngloGold Ashanti's reassessed mining assets.
AngloGold’s top-tier Africa assets brought to fore, emissions cut using renewables
7th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Four out of the five top-tier gold-mining assets of AngloGold Ashanti are in Africa. As the cornerstones of the company, these tier 1 mines are Geita in Tanzania, Obuasi and Iduapriem in Ghana, and... 


Fresh setback for NorthMet copper mine
Fresh setback for NorthMet copper mine
7th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The proposed NorthMet copper and nickel project in Minnesota has encountered another obstacle in its development journey. The Minnesota Supreme Court last week rejected a key wastewater permit for... 


Image shows Jervois Global CEO Bryce Crocker
Jervois waiting for better days at ICO
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Cobalt developer Jervois Global would only consider restarting the construction of its Idaho Cobalt Operations (ICO) if the cobalt price reached above the $25/lb threshold. The ASX- and TSX-V... 


Image shows hands holding gold pellets
Canada's Silvercorp makes a play for OreCorp
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

TSX- and NYSE-listed Silvercorp Metals has launched a takeover deal for ASX-listed gold developer OreCorp, with the two companies signing a binding implementation deed. Under the deed, Silvercorp... 


McEwan Mining announces new exploration director
4th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Copper mining company McEwen Copper, which is 52% owned by New York-listed McEwen Mining, has announced the appointment of Darren King as its new exploration director. King has more than 35 years... 


Renewable energy and hydrogen infrastructure
Unido, Hydrogen Council sign hydrogen standards, best practices and dialogue declaration
4th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) and global private sector hydrogen organisation the Hydrogen Council have signed a joint declaration reinforcing ongoing... 


The Porgera mine
Barrick to restart Porgera later this year
4th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Porgera gold mine, in Papua New Guinea, could be back in operation before the end of the year, Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow said on Friday. In preparation for the restart, the mobile fleet... 


Anglo American's Blinkwater TSF at Mogalakwena
Miners make progress towards GISTM conformance
4th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miners Anglo American, Sibanye-Stillwater and Glencore have revealed the progress they have made in conforming with the Global Industry Standard and Tailings Management (GISTM). Anglo... 


Nutrien pauses potash ramp-up indefinitely
Nutrien pauses potash ramp-up indefinitely
4th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Top fertiliser supplier Nutrien will indefinitely pause the ramp-up of its potash production capability to 18-million tonnes, in response to market conditions, said president and CEO Ken Seitz.... 


AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon.
AngloGold reaffirms guidance on improved second quarter
4th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Friday reaffirmed annual guidance as it reported an improved second quarter performance compared with the first three months of the year, underpinned by a... 


Freeport Indonesia secures copper export permit, plans to contest new export duty
4th August 2023 By: Reuters

Mining giant Freeport has obtained a license to ship copper concentrate from its Indonesian operation until May 2024, but may contest new government rules on export duties. Exempted from the... 


Copper makes it to DoE’s draft critical minerals list
Copper makes it to DoE’s draft critical minerals list
4th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has included copper in its latest critical minerals assessment, which evaluates materials for their criticality to global clean energy technology supply chains.... 


Artemis returns to full construction at Blackwater
4th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Artemis Gold has restarted all site activities at its Blackwater mine, following the recent wildfires. “Site management has implemented its return to full construction in a... 


Fertiliser port logjam will take weeks to fix, Nutrien says
Fertiliser port logjam will take weeks to fix, Nutrien says
4th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Disruptions at two North American ports have created a logjam in fertilizer exports that will take weeks to be resolved, according to top supplier Nutrien. Crop nutrient shipments have been... 


The Kamoa-Kakula mining complex
Ivanhoe Mines records strong second-quarter at Kamoa-Kakula
3rd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian miner Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sold 101 526 t of payable copper in the second quarter ended June 30 and recognised record... 


Industrial Development Corporation Chief Operations Officer Joanne Bate.
South Africa has all the pieces necessary to build successful hydrogen economy – IDC
3rd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has all the pieces necessary for the development of a successful green hydrogen economy. South Africa also has a depth of rand funding to be able to support green hydrogen projects,... 


Taseko reports improved copper production
3rd August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- and London-listed Taseko Mines improved its second-quarter production at the Gibraltar mine, in British Columbia, by 13% quarter-on-quarter to 28.2-million pounds. CEO Stuart McDonald... 


Canada's TMC says it will apply for seabed mining licence in 2024
Canada's TMC says it will apply for seabed mining licence in 2024
3rd August 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's The Metals Company aims to apply next year for a licence to start mining in the Pacific Ocean, with production expected to get underway by as early as the fourth quarter of 2025, it said... 


Syrah finds AAM partners in the US
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite miner Syrah Resources has signed two multi-year binding offtake agreements with US-based active anode material (AAM) processing facilities. The company on Thursday said that it had inked... 


Albemarle boosts profit forecast on surging lithium demand, shares jump
3rd August 2023 By: Reuters

Albemarle, the world's largest producer of lithium, raised its 2023 profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results, and it shares jumped as the company cited... 


ASM makes a deal with USA Rare Earth
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Australian Strategic Materials (ASM) has signed a five-year sales and tolling framework agreement with US-based USA Rare Earth for the supply of neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) alloy.... 


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