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Seabridge applies to BC for ‘substantially started’ status for KSM
Seabridge applies to BC for ‘substantially started’ status for KSM
18th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dual-listed Seabridge Gold has applied to the British Columbia Environment Assessment Office (BC EAO) for ‘substantially started’ status for its 100% owned KSM project. Under the BC Environmental... 


China cobalt buyers use global glut to challenge pricing
China cobalt buyers use global glut to challenge pricing
18th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s battery industry has seized on a glut in the global cobalt market to push through a change in the way the commodity is priced. A rapid expansion of cobalt mining in Democratic Republic of... 


Alcoa threatens to shutter Spain complex amid mounting losses
18th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Alcoa's CEO said mounting losses at the company’s Spain production complex leave few options other than to shutter the operation. William Oplinger said in a call with analysts Wednesday the San... 


Makuutu rare earths project granted large-scale mining licence
18th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) reports that Rwenzori Rare Metals, owner of the Makuutu heavy rare earth project, in Uganda, has formally received the granted large-scale mining licence over... 


Sumitomo makes strategic investment in FPX Nickel
18th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Major nickel producer Sumitomo Metal and Mining (SMM) has made C$14.4-million strategic equity investment in FPX Nickel, underscoring the Vancouver-based junior’s view that its Baptiste project is... 


Centamin delivers on 2023 guidance, progresses exploration efforts
18th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London- and Toronto-listed gold miner Centamin delivered a solid performance in 2023, producing 450 058 oz and delivering on its yearly guidance for a third year. Centamin has set its production... 


Liontown shares plunge as Albemarle seeks to exit Australian lithium developer
Liontown shares plunge as Albemarle seeks to exit Australian lithium developer
18th January 2024 By: Reuters

Shares of Liontown Resources fell about 15% on Thursday to hit their lowest level in 18 months after a term sheet showed Albemarle was trying to sell its stake in the Australian lithium developer.... 


Global Uranium receives key permit for US project
18th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

North America-focused Global Uranium and Enrichment (GUE) has been granted its final permit for the start of exploration activities at its Tallahassee uranium project in Colorado, US. The approval... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP’s solid first half dimmed by metallurgical coal stumble
18th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining group BHP has had a “solid” operational first half, CEO Mike Henry said on Thursday, reporting higher six-month copper and energy coal production, but lower iron-ore and... 


ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
Global mining commits to nature-positive future
18th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Global mining and metals companies have committed at Davos to take urgent action to support a nature-positive future by 2030 that promotes the health, diversity and resilience of species,... 


Mined cobalt
BMI predicts more stable metal prices, critical mineral deals in 2024
17th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Research agency BMI on January 17 unpacked the key themes for metals and mining for the year, highlighting that the sector is making a modest recovery amid global deceleration. BMI commodities... 


Expansion on track at Zambian project, First Quantum says
17th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As part of its 2023 Preliminary Production and 2024 to 2026 guidance, published this week, TSX-listed First Quantum Minerals has reiterated its commitment to delivering the S3 Expansion project at... 


Albemarle to cut staff, pause expansions amid falling lithium prices
Albemarle to cut staff, pause expansions amid falling lithium prices
17th January 2024 By: Reuters

Albemarle, the world's largest lithium producer, said on Wednesday it will cut jobs and defer spending on a US refinery project in a wide-ranging plan to slash costs amid falling prices of the... 


Ian Cockerill, Mark Cutifani and Tony O'Neill
South Africa-linked mining luminaries advising on metals industry greening
17th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-linked mining luminaries are playing roles in an initiative to transform the metals industry with clean technology. Being targeted for metals is the elimination of energy-intensive... 


Plates of biochar and green pig iron
Engineering study demonstrates viability of Saudi green pig iron project – Magnum
17th January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

ASX-listed Magnum Mining & Exploration has successfully completed an engineering study into the technical and economic viability of establishing a green, high-purity pig iron (GHPPI) project, in... 


Patriot kicks off big lithium drill campaign at Corvette
17th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V and ASX-listed Patriot Battery Metals has commenced the 2024 winter drill campaign at its Corvette property, in James Bay, Quebec, which the company says is the most aggressive to date. The... 


Denison Mines sets its sight on ‘complementary mineral’ lithium
Denison Mines sets its sight on ‘complementary mineral’ lithium
17th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian firm Denison Mines is strategically expanding its portfolio by venturing into a lithium project, a move characterised by CEO David Cates as a strategic addition that complements the... 


Taseko to accelerate construction activities at Florence
Taseko to accelerate construction activities at Florence
17th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-headquartered Taseko Mines will be accelerating construction activities at the Florence project, in Arizona, as the company concluded more financing for the mine. TSX-, NYSE American-... 


First Quantum offers voluntary retirement to over 1 500 Panama mine staff
17th January 2024 By: Reuters

First Quantum Minerals on Tuesday offered voluntary retirement to more than 1 500 employees at its key Panama mine, a day after announcing a major restructuring to conserve cash, which included... 


Evolution Mining eyes worst day in year-and-a-half on production miss
Evolution Mining eyes worst day in year-and-a-half on production miss
17th January 2024 By: Reuters

Shares in Evolution Mining dropped nearly 21% to post their biggest drop in about 18 months on Wednesday, after the miner's second-quarter gold production missed analyst expectations. The stock... 


Albemarle offers to sell entire stake in Liontown after failed $4.3bn bid
Albemarle offers to sell entire stake in Liontown after failed $4.3bn bid
17th January 2024 By: Reuters

An Albemarle unit has put on sale its entire stake in Australia's Liontown Resources, a term sheet showed on Wednesday, after the US-based firm withdrew its proposed A$6.6-billion bid for the... 


An image showing GoviEx’s Madaouela project
GoviEx progressing projects despite political challenges
16th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Despite bullish uranium prices, the unexpected military coup in Niger, where TSX-V-listed GoviEx’s  Madaouela project is located, has created some challenges, CEO Daniel Major and executive... 


Ivanhoe signs JV with DRC State miner to revive 100-year-old Kipushi mine
Ivanhoe signs JV with DRC State miner to revive 100-year-old Kipushi mine
16th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has signed a new joint venture (JV) agreement with State-owned mining company Gécamines to restart the high-grade Kipushi zinc/copper/silver mine, in the Democratic... 


Barrick meets FY gold and copper guidance
Barrick meets FY gold and copper guidance
16th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered Barrick has achieved its 2023 production guidance, producing 4.05-million ounces of gold and 420-million pounds of copper last year. The 2023 output, however, is a reduction... 


Seventh consecutive year of production growth for Karora
16th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Beta Hunt and Higginsville mines, in Western Australia, have delivered a production record of 160 492 oz in 2023, capping the seventh consecutive year of production growth for Toronto-listed... 


FireFly reports ‘outstanding’ grades at Green Bay
16th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed FireFly Metals, formerly AuTECO Minerals, has reported “outstanding” high-grade copper and gold assays from its first drilling programme at the Green Bay project, in Canada. As... 


Indonesia approves Freeport Indonesia's mining quota for 2024-2026
16th January 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia has approved a mining quota for copper miner Freeport Indonesia totalling 219.8-million metric tons of copper ore for the next three years, a mining ministry official said on Tuesday.... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson
Smart wristwatches to uplift mineworker well-being at Copper 360
16th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Computer programmes that use artificial intelligence (AI) to model orebodies and plan mines optimally have already been introduced by Copper 360, says the JSE AltX-listed Northern Cape copper... 


Cobre Panama is in a preservation and safe management state
First Quantum pulls in horns after Panama setback
16th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner First Quantum is pulling in its horns after its misfortune in Panama, where the company has been ordered to permanently close its 300 000 t/y copper mine. The Toronto-listed miner... 


Alamos expands Quebec footprint with Orford acquisition
Alamos expands Quebec footprint with Orford acquisition
16th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- and New York-listed Alamos Gold on Monday announced a definitive agreement on to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of TSX-V-listed Orford Mining Corporation. The... 


CEO Jakob Stausholm
Rio Tinto sees gradual recovery in China’s economy in 2024
16th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining major Rio Tinto expects stimulus measures implemented by China to catalyse a slow but steady recovery of the world’s second-biggest economy in 2024, providing reinforcement to... 


Operations at Ravensthorpe will be scaled back.
First Quantum scales back Australia nickel production, explores smaller asset sales
16th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-headquartered First Quantum will scale back operations at its Ravensthorpe nickel mine, in Australia, as prices for the metal has tumbled amid an influx of new low-cost supply and weaker... 


Rough diamonds produced by De Beers
De Beers cuts diamond prices to revive sales
15th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

De Beers made big cuts to its diamond prices as the world’s top producer tries to revive gem sales after the market ground to a halt last year. The industry almost came to a complete standstill in... 


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