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IEA executive director Fatih Birol
IEA to launch security programme for minerals critical to energy sector
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is launching a programme to secure the supply of minerals critical to energy security, as demand rises fast while manufacturing remains in the hands of a few... 


Energy Minister Jonathan Wilkinson
Canada to accelerate critical mineral mining - Energy Minister
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

Canada plans to boost its energy security by slashing the time it takes to develop new critical mineral mines by nearly a decade with improved permitting processes, Energy Minister Jonathan... 


SSR Mining halts gold production in Turkey after landslide, shares tank
SSR Mining halts gold production in Turkey after landslide, shares tank
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

Gold miner SSR Mining on Tuesday suspended production at a mine in eastern Turkey after a landslide, which left at least nine miners missing and sparked a more than 50% plunge in its Toronto-listed... 


Nedbank CIB) Energy Finance Co-Head Amith Singh.
Power aggregators seen as key accelerators of South African mining’s energy transition
13th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Many energy projects selling to one buyer, who in turn sells to many mines – this procurement model is seen as a key financial tool to accelerate the energy transition of South Africa’s mining... 


ThyssenKrupp Nucera CEO Werner Ponikwar
Hydrogen demand powers record sales for Thyssenkrupp Nucera
13th February 2024 By: Reuters

Thyssenkrupp Nucera on Tuesday posted record quarterly sales, citing rising demand for its electrolyser technology as the hydrogen firm remained upbeat about the sector's prospects despite... 


 US coal miner Ramaco ups 2024 guidance
US coal miner Ramaco ups 2024 guidance
13th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based metallurgical coal miner Ramaco Resources has raised its 2024 sales and production guidance, which it says reflects the strong market acceptance of the company's coal. The... 


Lundin reports fatality at Portugal mine
13th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based Lundin Mining has reported a fatal incident at its Neves-Corvo zinc mine, in Portugal. The event occurred when an employee operating equipment underground was involved in a fall of... 


Uranium developers say supply jolt is boosting new projects
Uranium developers say supply jolt is boosting new projects
13th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Uranium project developers see a stronger outlook for prices and supply pacts after the world’s top producer of the nuclear fuel jolted the market with output cuts. Recent talks with prospective... 


Valor options Frazer Lake lithium project in Canada
13th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based Valor Resources, which will reposition as Thunderbird Resources over the next few months, has acquired a low-cost option over a portfolio of highly prospective lithium projects in... 


Perpetua receives more government funding
12th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-listed Perpetua Resources’ wholly owned subsidiary, Perpetua Resources Idaho, has been conditionally awarded up to $34.6-million in additional funding under the existing Technology Investment... 


ARME founder and CEO Adelaide Ruiters.
2024 defining year for world’s first woman-owned phosphate mine, looking at IPO
12th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Adelaide Ruiters has been slogging away for ten years to get the world’s first woman-owned phosphate mine up and running. Now, 2024 looks like the year she'll likely do it. Ribbon-cutting for... 


An image depicting Ivanhoe Mines co-chairperson Robert Friedland
HPX, Liberian govt, Guma sign letter of intent to develop Liberty Corridor
12th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

US-based mineral exploration and development company High Power Exploration (HPX), which is backed by Ivanhoe Mines co-chairperson Robert Friedland, has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the... 


Arizona’s Prairie pilot plant in final phase, performing well
12th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The direct lithium extraction (DLE) pilot plant at the Prairie project in Saskatchewan, Canada has processed more than 200 000 ℓ of brine, and has produced “exceptional” results during operations... 


Volt makes progress for much larger funding from US energy dept
12th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Graphite producer and natural graphite anode developer Volt Resources says the US Department of Energy (DoE) has approved its concept paper for the ‘Integrated Production of Natural Graphite Anode... 


Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne
Honda talks test Canada’s desire to move away from blockbuster EV subsidies
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s strategy to lure electric vehicle manufacturing is shifting toward financial incentives based on tax credits, and away from the huge production subsidies that were promised to companies... 


AI-powered Zambian copper mine may become world’s third largest
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zambia may be home to the world’s third-largest copper mine after a startup backed by billionaire Bill Gates discovered huge deposits of the metal, the country’s President said. San Francisco Bay... 


REE firm Medallion rebrands as Gabo Mining
12th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Rare earth element (REE) company Medallion Resources is rebranding as Gabo Mining and will start trading on the TSX-V under the symbol ‘GAB’ on February 14. The company, which has developed a... 


Electra CEO Trent Mell
Electra receives govt grant for Ontario cobalt sulphate refinery
12th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Canadian government made a $5-million investment to support the construction of North America’s first cobalt sulphate refinery, dual-listed Electra Battery Materials reported on Friday. The... 


EU, US to align global minerals push against China’s supply grip
EU, US to align global minerals push against China’s supply grip
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

The US and the European Union are in talks to merge a core area of their efforts to engage suppliers of critical minerals in resource-rich nations, seeking to streamline their push against China’s... 


Northern Nevada ‘far from being mature district’, says Barrick Gold
Northern Nevada ‘far from being mature district’, says Barrick Gold
12th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Northern Nevada, in the US, remains highly prospective for new gold discoveries and is “far from being a mature gold district”, says NYSE- and TSX-listed Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow. Using the... 


DFC announces new financing for Lobito Corridor
9th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) deputy CEO Nisha Biswal has announced new financing in support of the Lobito Corridor, which extends across Angola, Zambia and the Democratic... 


Mandrake receives BLM permit for Utah lithium project
9th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Mandrake Resources has received the required permitting form the US federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the re-entry of two wells at the 379 km2 Utah lithium project, in the... 


Syrah starts AAM production at Vidalia
9th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graphite miner Syrah Resources on Friday announced the start of active anode material (AAM) production at its new 11 250 t/y Vidalia facility, Louisiana. This has made the ASX-listed company the... 


Minerals Council CEO Mzila Mthenjane flanked by Japie Fullard (left) and Dushendra Naidoo (right).
Permanent aerial mesh support, exoskeletons under scrutiny to make mining safer
9th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa is looking at the possibility of promoting permanent aerial mesh support throughout the mining industry as part of its fall-of-ground action plan. The Minerals Council... 


Alberta’s Premier Smith sees US LNG export pause as opportunity
9th February 2024 By: Reuters

President Joe Biden’s decision to pause approval of new liquefied natural gas export licences is an opportunity for Canada as the country prepares to start exporting the fuel, Alberta’s Premier... 


Silver One acquires 'extremely rich silver vein' project
9th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Silver One has exercised its option to acquire a 100% interest in the high-grade Phoenix Silver project, in the ‘Arizona Silver Belt’. The project covers 6 141 ha along the northern... 


New Gold eyes strong production growth, lower costs
New Gold eyes strong production growth, lower costs
9th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-based miner New Gold is forecasting higher production and lower costs over the next three years, driving significant free cash flow for the company. The TSX- and NYSE American-listed firm... 


Canada Nickel plans to raise $1bn for nickel-processing plant
Canada Nickel plans to raise $1bn for nickel-processing plant
9th February 2024 By: Reuters

as an alternative supplier of the metal used in car and electric battery vehicles. The processing plant in Ontario is expected to begin production in 2027 and process 80 000 tonnes of nickel... 


Uranium is having more than a momentary surge, says Cameco CEO
Uranium is having more than a momentary surge, says Cameco CEO
9th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The current bullish trend in the uranium market is not just a fleeting moment, uranium major Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel declared on Thursday, stating that the market is driven by global-scale factors... 


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De Beers’ fourth-quarter rough diamond production down 3% y/y
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diamond producer De Beers reported on February 8 that its 2023 fourth-quarter rough diamond production had decreased by 3% year-on-year to 7.9-million carats, primarily owing to the planned... 


An image of World Gold Council climate change lead and market relations director John Mulligan
Gold mining industry striving to build on sustainability strides
8th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Striving for sustainability in every facet of the gold mining industry’s value chain is imperative and while considerable progress has been made in several areas, including responsible practices... 


An image of Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad
Anglo’s fourth-quarter production in line with expectations despite rail constraints
8th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Anglo American’s production for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2023, was in line with expectations and in line with production in the third quarter, despite the deliberate... 


Global Reporting Initiative formally launches new biodiversity, mining standards
8th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

More than 50% of global gross domestic product was moderately or highly dependent on biodiversity, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) vice chairperson Bola Adeeko highlighted in Cape Town on... 


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