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Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo starts formal divestment of coal, nickel after rebuffing BHP, CEO says
30th May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American is starting a formal process to sell its coal assets and explore options for its nickel operations after fending off a takeover threat from bigger rival BHP Group, CEO Duncan Wanblad... 


Sibanye-Stillwater secures fourth power purchase agreement.
Sibanye clinches yet another renewable energy purchase agreement
30th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has concluded its fourth renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA). The green metals and gold producer has reached financial close for an... 


Aluminium hits two-year high as China capacity limits help rally
Aluminium hits two-year high as China capacity limits help rally
30th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Aluminum extended gains to a two-year high after China, the biggest producer, tightened capacity controls across an array of metals to meet emission-cutting goals. The light metal used in... 


Endeavour’s Côte d’Ivoire project ahead of schedule
30th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London- and Toronto-listed Endeavour Mining announces that wet commissioning activities are now under way at the Lafigué project, in Côte d’Ivoire. The project is on budget, with construction now... 


New World secures option on Arizona copper deposit
New World secures option on Arizona copper deposit
30th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper developer New World has secured an option to acquire a 630 000 t, high-grade historical copper and zinc resource, located in a district of Arizona where the firm is currently actively... 


McEwen raises C$30m for exploration in Timmins
McEwen raises C$30m for exploration in Timmins
30th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian company McEwen Mining has secured C$30-million ($22-million) in flow-through to support ongoing exploration and development at the Fox Complex in Timmins, Ontario. The funds will be... 


Investors relieved BHP walked from Anglo takeover deal
Investors relieved BHP walked from Anglo takeover deal
30th May 2024 By: Reuters

nvestors welcomed BHP Group's decision to walk away from a $49-billion plan to take over its rival Anglo American, which rejected three proposed offers from the top global miner over the past six... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP walks away from $49bn pursuit of mining rival Anglo
29th May 2024 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group on Wednesday walked away from its $49-billion plan to take over rival Anglo American, which rejected a last-ditch request for more time, ending for now its six-week pursuit.... 


Anglo American digs in its heels, denies BHP's extension request
Anglo American digs in its heels, denies BHP's extension request
29th May 2024 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
29th May 2024 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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


Barrick's Porgera mine in PNG operating without restriction after landslide
Barrick's Porgera mine in PNG operating without restriction after landslide
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

The Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea is running without restriction and has enough fuel on site for 40 days, operator Barrick Gold said on Monday, after a massive landslide struck in the province... 


Giyani looking to appoint directors with EV battery, financing expertise
Giyani looking to appoint directors with EV battery, financing expertise
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed, Botswana-focused Giyani Metals is streamlining its board of directors as it transitions into a manganese battery metals producer. Jonathan Henry, Michael Jones, John Petersen and... 


A BHP logo on a building
JPMorgan says BHP plan risks $4.3bn South Africa outflow
27th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

A successful takeover of Anglo American under the arrangements BHP Group has offered could lead to outflows of $4.3-billion from South Africa, according to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysis. Such an... 


Valuable use of ruthenium being researched.
Ruthenium highlighted again in what could be another big boost for platinum group metals
27th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ruthenium, one of the six platinum-group metals (PGMs), is once again being given major research attention in view of it being exceptionally suited to uplifting the efficiency and sustainability of... 


Canada’s EDC grants conditional approval for $300m funding to Arafura
Canada’s EDC grants conditional approval for $300m funding to Arafura
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Export Development Canada (EDC) has conditionally approved $300-million in debt financing for the Nolans rare earths project, near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. The funding package... 


Spanish Mountain employs technology to be more sustainable
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has partnered with technology group Andritz and utility BC Hydro to reduce the carbon intensity of its proposed namesake mine in the Cariboo gold corridor, in... 


Armada ventures in US lithium market with Midwest acquisition
Armada ventures in US lithium market with Midwest acquisition
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Sydney-headquartered Armada Metals has set its sights on the lithium market in the US. The company on Monday unveiled a binding term sheet agreement to acquire Midwest Lithium – a mineral explorer... 


Astute starts drilling campaign at Red Mountain, Nevada
Astute starts drilling campaign at Red Mountain, Nevada
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Astute Metals has initiated a maiden drilling campaign at its Red Mountain lithium project, in Nevada. “We are excited to be drilling again in Nevada as our lithium growth... 


Grupo Mexico's Asarco to reopen US copper smelter amid surging prices
Grupo Mexico's Asarco to reopen US copper smelter amid surging prices
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

Asarco, the mining company controlled by industrial conglomerate Grupo Mexico, is planning to restart its mothballed copper smelter in the United States as prices for the red metal hit record... 


Anglo's South African corporate head office
BlackRock encouraged Anglo to extend talks with BHP, source says
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American was encouraged by key shareholders including BlackRock to continue engaging in talks with BHP Group over its proposed 38.6-billion pound ($49.18-billion) mining merger, a person... 


COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 


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