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Norway's Storebrand raises seabed mining concerns with Kongsberg
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Storebrand Asset Management, which has joined investor calls for a moratorium on seabed mining, has raised concerns with Kongsberg about the Norwegian company's stake in seabed minerals start-up... 

Amerigo’s MVC mine resumes normal operations
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Minera Valle Central (MVC), Amerigo Resources mine near Rancagua, in Chile, has resumed normal production after removing more than 2.2-million m2 of water from the Cauquenes historical tailings... 

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Canada, Japan agree to work more closely on battery supply chains
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Canada and Japan on Thursday agreed to work more closely together to establishing sustainable and reliable global battery supply chains, the Canadian government said in a statement. The two sides... 

Southern Copper sees Peru output hitting 400 000 t this year
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Southern Copper, controlled by Grupo Mexico, expects its production of the red metal in Peru to bounce 17% this year to 400 000 metric tons, a senior executive told Reuters, driving the firm's... 

King to hold critical mineral talks in the UK and EU
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King will hold bilateral talks with ministerial counterparts from Germany, the EU, France and the UK around Australia’s supply of critical minerals. The... 

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RCF sells Ausenco to US investment firms
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Private equity firm Resource Capital Funds (RCF) has announced plans to sell global engineering firm Ausenco to US investment firms Eldridge, Brightstar Capital Partners and Claure Group, in a deal... 

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has completed a $60-million uplift to the Motheo finance facility. 

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Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 

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Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mining programme is on schedule with the run-of-mine stockpile accumulated during the period ended June 30, 2023. 

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Explorer commences soil sampling campaign
22nd September 2023

Following the receipt of forest permits in July, energy minerals explorer and developer Tertiary Minerals has started soil sampling at its Konkola West project in Zambia with about 260 soil samples... 

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Timeous turnaround on motor repair
22nd September 2023

Last month, electric motor repair company Marthinusen & Coutts Zambia was requested by a copper smelter based in the Copperbelt region of Zambia to provide an in-country repair solution to two of... 

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Copper mine invests in aerial survey tech
22nd September 2023

Copper miner Lubambe Copper Mine (LCM) claims its underground Lubambe mine’s technical services division’s adoption and implementation of an aerial drone-based surveying technology to improve data... 

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New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 

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Commissioning starts at Zambian lime plant
22nd September 2023

Last month, strategic minerals developer Firering reported the successful commissioning of the crushing system to produce aggregates, and the finalisation of the design work for the modification... 

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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 

Great Southern Copper takes over Monti lithium project in Chile
21st September 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Great Southern Copper (GSC) has executed a binding term sheet for the Monti lithium project, located in the Salar de Atacama district of Chile. The Monti lithium project comprises 81... 

Luminex and Anglo to negotiate Pegasus earn-in amendments
21st September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has agreed to continue negotiations with exploration and development company Luminex to amend the terms of its earn-in of the Pegasus project, in Ecuador. Anglo... 

Sierra’s Cusi silver mine goes on the block
Sierra’s Cusi silver mine goes on the block
21st September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Sierra Metals has placed its Cusi silver mine, in Mexico, on care and maintenance and initiated a process to sell the mine. The Cusi mine is deemed a noncore asset for Sierra, which... 

Talks have stalled over the development of the 44GW Grand Inga project with Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Future Industries.
Congo sees expanded UAE mining investment, seeks Inga partners
21st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is still looking for partners for the world’s biggest hydropower project and expects expanded mining investments from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the... 

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21st September 2023

This week: Copper 360's debut Rietberg mine takes a 220% mineral resource leap; Pan African proposes dividend, expands renewables, heads beyond 200 000 oz/y; and, Manganese beneficiator wheeling... 

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AGC welcomes new major shareholder
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Australian Gold and Copper (AGC) has unveiled a major new shareholder in Hong Kong-based Delin Mining Group Corporation. AGC on Thursday revealed a A$10.1-million investment from Delin,... 

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Barrick says big miners show interest in Pakistan copper project
20th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Barrick Gold’s top executive says it’s not just Saudi Arabia interested in his company’s massive copper project in Pakistan — some major mining companies are, too. The Canadian miner’s $7-billion... 

More drilling planned at Shinganda copper, gold mine
20th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Up to 2 000 m of diamond drilling is expected to start soon to test multiple shallow copper/gold targets along, and parallel to, the Shinganda Splay Fault at London-listed Galileo Resources'... 

Copper rises with improved China demand hopes, weaker dollar
20th September 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices rose in London on Wednesday with more upbeat demand prospects from top metals consumer China, ignoring pressure from rising inventories and caution ahead of the US Federal Reserve's... 

Norway's Aker BP may explore for seabed minerals, CEO says
20th September 2023 By: Reuters

Norway's second-largest listed oil and gas company, Aker BP, said it would consider applying for licenses to mine minerals from the seabed if parliament approves a plan for such exploration.... 

KGL appoints CEO and COO
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed KGL Resources has appointed Nicholas Spencer as CEO to lead the development of the Jervois copper project, in the Northern Territory. Spencer has over 30 years mining experience and... 

First Quantum chairperson Philip Pascall passed away in Perth on Tuesday.
First Quantum chairman Pascall passes away
19th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed First Quantum Minerals on Tuesday announced that Philip Pascall had passed away. He died at his home in Perth, Western Australia. 

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Centerra pencils in 2027 restart for Thompson Creek
19th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The idled Thompson Creek molybdenum mine, in Idaho, may resume production by the second half of 2027, Toronto- and New York-listed Centerra Gold said on Monday, announcing the Thompson Creek... 

Chinova puts Australian copper-gold operations up for sale
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Chinova Resources, a unit of Shanxi Donghui Energy Group, has put its Australian copper-gold operations up for sale and hopes to have the deal done this year, a director at adviser BurnVoir... 

Philippines seeks more sites for critical minerals in govt-led exploration
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

The Philippine government will step up support for the local mining industry via exploration activities starting next year to identify more areas where critical minerals such as nickel and chromium... 

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Antilles Gold announces corporate review
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Antilles Gold on Tuesday announced a review of the company’s corporate strategy over the next two years, which will consider a number of matters, including the possible divestment of its... 

Ivanhoe reports fall-of-ground related fatality
18th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Copper miner Ivanhoe Mines has temporarily halted mining activities at the Kakula underground mine, in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the death of drill rig operator Mick Ilunga. Ilunga... 

Adriatic Metals to start output at Bosnia silver mine in November
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

 British-based mineral exploration company Adriatic Metals plans to start production at its Vares Silver Project in central Bosnia in November, the first mine to open in Europe in over a decade,... 

B2Gold buys AngloGold’s stake in Colombia project
B2Gold buys AngloGold’s stake in Colombia project
18th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold mining major AngloGold Ashanti is exiting the Gramalote project, in Colombia, with joint venture (JV) partner B2Gold buying its 50% interest in the project for up to $60-million. The... 

Investors glimpse opportunity in Europe's unloved mining shares
Investors glimpse opportunity in Europe's unloved mining shares
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Investors are finally seeing potential in European mining shares, as China's step-by-step economic stimulus is steadily laying the foundations for a recovery of the unloved sector. The STOXX... 

Codelco ends long-term mined copper deals to China clients from 2025 -sources
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's Codelco is ending long-term contracts to sell copper concentrate to Chinese clients from 2025, bidding to broaden its product offering to them after evaluating its production outlook, five... 

Lundin aims to strengthen Chilean presence after approval of project at key copper mine
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Lundin Mining hopes to strengthen its role as a major player in Chile's copper industry after a $600-million project for its key Candelaria mine was approved, a top executive said on Friday. "The... 

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AuTECO starts offtake talks for Green Bay
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed AuTECO Minerals will initiate offtake and funding discussions for its Green Bay copper/gold project, in Newfoundland, the company said on Monday. The company told shareholders that it... 

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Cyprium raises cash, makes massive management changes
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Cyprium Metals has completed a A$31.6-million capital raise and has announced the appointment of new management. Barry Cahill has resigned from the company’s board and as MD, effective... 

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Proudly South African microbubble technology taking mining world by storm
15th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

GoldOre, a proudly South African private company founded by Adrian Singh 13 years ago, markets the worldwide patented and proprietary MACH Reactor technology that he invented. A hydrodynamic... 

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On-The-Air (15/09/2023)
15th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discuses green mining, skills, copper demand. 

Codelco chairman calls claims of insolvency risk 'nonsense'
15th September 2023 By: Reuters

The chairman of Chilean state-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, told lawmakers on Wednesday that the company was "financially solid," rejecting an industry body report that had... 

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Manganese Metal Company, Copper 360 make headlines
15th September 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Manganese Metal Company developing battery grade manganese sulphate as the global battery electric vehicle market grows; the first set of courses... 

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