R/€ = 17.34 Change: -0.04
R/$ = 14.59 Change: -0.03
Au 1814.19 $/oz Change: -1.17
Pt 1051.85 $/oz Change: -26.65


Sibanye advances battery metals strategy with acquisition of French nickel refinery  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     30th July 2021 Precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has taken the next step in expanding its footprint in the battery metals sector by entering into an exclusive put option agreement with French mining group Eramet to acquire the Sandouville nickel hydrometallurgical processing facility, in France, for... 

Nova beats IGO expectations

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th July 2021 Metals miner Independence Group (IGO) has reported a strong finish to its 2021 financial year, with the Nova base metals project, in Western Australia, delivering above expectations. During the quarter ended June, Nova produced 7 88 7 of nickel and 3 538 t of copper, taking full year production... 

Jervois to buy Finland cobalt refining business for $160m

By: Mariaan Webb     27th July 2021 Dual-listed Jervois on Tuesday announced that it would by Finland-based Freeport Cobalt in a $160-million deal, creating a pathway to transform the company into the second-largest producer of refined cobalt outside China. Freeport Cobalt is the cobalt refining and speciality products business... 

Globe looking for clarity at Kanyika

By: Esmarie Iannucci     27th July 2021 Junior Globe Metals & Mining is seeking clarification from the Malawi Ministry of Mines over the grant of a mining licence for its proposed Kanyika niobium project. The ASX-listed company on Tuesday noted that under the Mines Act, the project’s mining licence was due to be awarded on July 19,... 

Blackstone's downstream dreams solidified

By: Esmarie Iannucci     26th July 2021 A downstream prefeasibility study (PFS) into upgrading nickel sulphite concentrate into battery grade nickel has proven positive for ASX-listed Blackstone Minerals. Blackstone on Monday noted that the PFS into a refinery at Ta Khoa, in Vietnam, has estimated that the project would require a... 

Funding needed for Korean projects

By: Nadine Ramdass     23rd July 2021 Privately owned polymetallic mining company Korean Metals (KME) is seeking to increase funding for the development of its projects in South Korea. KME has cost effectively established a portfolio of high-grade polymetallic projects having conducted exploration, compiled detailed technical reports... 

Jervois settles bond offering

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd July 2021 Triple listed Jervois Mining has resumed share trading on the ASX after settling its $100-million bond offering, which will be used to fund the construction of the Idaho cobalt operation (ICO), in the US. The first two draw-downs of 50% of the bond offering is anticipated in the fourth quarter... 

Kazakhstan top 3 gold mine boosts productivity with broadband communication solution

22nd July 2021 Hytera’s Hytalk Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) platform and terminals have enabled Kazakhstan mining company JSC AK Altynalmas to upgrade its communications system with a digital multimedia solution supporting voice, video and data. 

Miners benefit from new govt grant

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd July 2021 A number of resources companies will benefit from the federal government’s near A$50-million in funding for projects that will help grow Australian businesses and create new jobs. The matched funding from the A$1.3-billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative will support eight companies in the... 

Former Glencore nickel boss appointed to Frontier Lithium board

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st July 2021 Marc Boissonneault, a former Glencore executive, has joined the board of Canadian junior Frontier Lithium, which has a large land position in the emerging Electric Avenue of the Great Lakes region in northern Ontario. 

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