New News information at Mining Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.mining-technology.com http://www.mining-technology.com/ en-us http://www.mining-technology.com/ New News information at Mining Technology http://www.mining-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Gold Bullion commences deep hole drilling programme in Granada gold property http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgold-bullion-commences-deep-hole-drilling-programme-in-granada-gold-property-5687938 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgold-bullion-commences-deep-hole-drilling-programme-in-granada-gold-property-5687938 Gold Bullion Development has begun an 8,000m deep hole diamond drilling programme that targets a substantial expansion of mineral resources in the northern part of the Granada gold property. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Rare Earth Minerals to acquire stake in Auroch Minerals http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrare-earth-minerals-to-acquire-stake-in-auroch-minerals-5687955 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsrare-earth-minerals-to-acquire-stake-in-auroch-minerals-5687955 UK-based company Rare Earth Minerals has agreed to acquire 7.7% interest in Auroch Minerals through a A$65,000 share subscription. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Turquoise Hill suspends concentrated shipments from Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsturquoise-hill-suspends-concentrated-shipments-from-oyu-tolgoi-mine-in-mongolia-5687948 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsturquoise-hill-suspends-concentrated-shipments-from-oyu-tolgoi-mine-in-mongolia-5687948 Canadian mineral exploration company Turquoise Hill Resources has announced the suspension of concentrated shipments from its Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia to the Chinese border. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Anglo American to sell shares in Exxaro Resources http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsanglo-american-sells-97-interest-in-exxaro-resources-5686430 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsanglo-american-sells-97-interest-in-exxaro-resources-5686430 Multinational mining company Anglo American has agreed to sell nearly 35 million ordinary shares in Exxaro Resources, with an interest of 9.7%, and at a price of ZAR87 ($6.18) per share. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Red River Resources receives commitments to raise $30m to restart Thalanga zinc project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsred-river-resources-receives-commitments-to-raise-30m-to-restart-thalanga-zinc-project-5686453 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsred-river-resources-receives-commitments-to-raise-30m-to-restart-thalanga-zinc-project-5686453 Zinc development company Red River Resources has received commitments to raise $30m through a two-tranche placement.  Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT American Lithium expects to close Clayton Valley acquisition by year-end http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsamerican-lithium-expects-to-close-clayton-valley-acquisition-by-year-end-5686410 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsamerican-lithium-expects-to-close-clayton-valley-acquisition-by-year-end-5686410 American Lithium is expecting to complete its acquisition of land in the Clayton Valley Basin in Nevada, US, before the end of the year. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Hudbay Minerals, Liberty House Group, Golden Energy http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-hudbay-minerals-liberty-house-group-golden-energy-5685747 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-hudbay-minerals-liberty-house-group-golden-energy-5685747 Canadian copper concentrate and zinc producer HudBay Minerals has announced plans to raise $1bn through private placement of two rounds of senior notes due in 2023 and 2025. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT West Australian Government co-funds exploration drilling http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswest-australian-government-co-funds-exploration-drilling-5685206 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswest-australian-government-co-funds-exploration-drilling-5685206 The Government of Western Australia has announced that 42 projects will share up to $4.75m in Round 14 of the exploration incentive scheme's (EIS) co-funded drilling programme. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Zimbabwe Platinum Mines gains approval for development of $264m Mupani Mine http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newszimbabwe-platinum-mines-secures-approval-for-development-of-264m-mupani-mine-5685226 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newszimbabwe-platinum-mines-secures-approval-for-development-of-264m-mupani-mine-5685226 Impala Platinum Holdings has given approval for Zimplats’ subsidiary Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Private) Limited to proceed with development of the $264m Mupani Mine (Portal 6). Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Makabingui Gold Project receives exploration permit in Senegal http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmakabingui-gold-project-receives-exploration-permit-in-senegal-5685193 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmakabingui-gold-project-receives-exploration-permit-in-senegal-5685193 Bassari/WATIC joint venture development of the Makabingui Gold Project has secured an exploration permit from the Minister of Mines of Senegal. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Equator Resources, Belvedere Resources, Bearing Resources http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-equator-resources-belvedere-resources-bearing-resources-5685343 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-equator-resources-belvedere-resources-bearing-resources-5685343 Australian iron ore company Equator Resources Limited is set to acquire an 80% interest in Ophiolite Consultants Pty, with the option to buy the remaining stake in future. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Gensource signs MoU with Essel Group Middle East to form JV to develop potash site http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgensource-signs-mou-with-essel-group-middle-east-to-form-jv-to-develop-potash-project-5683864 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgensource-signs-mou-with-essel-group-middle-east-to-form-jv-to-develop-potash-project-5683864 Gensource Potash Corporation has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Essel Group Middle East Limited (EGME) to form a joint venture company and develop a small-scale project. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Galena signs property option agreement with ALX to gain Mikwam Property http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgalena-signs-property-option-agreement-with-alx-to-acquire-mikwam-property-5683845 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsgalena-signs-property-option-agreement-with-alx-to-acquire-mikwam-property-5683845 Galena International Resources has entered a property option agreement with ALX Uranium to settle a dispute concerning the acquisition of Mikwam Property in Ontario, Canada. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Lucapa Diamond and partners gain exploration approval for Lulo Diamond Project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newslucapa-diamond-and-partners-secure-exploration-licence-approval-for-lulo-diamond-project-5683878 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newslucapa-diamond-and-partners-secure-exploration-licence-approval-for-lulo-diamond-project-5683878 Lucapa Diamond Company, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes and Rosas & Petalas have received approval for a new kimberlite exploration licence for the Lulo Diamond Project. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bushveld Minerals subsidiary signs MoU with VBKom to develop Mokopane Tin Project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbushveld-minerals-subsidiary-signs-mou-with-vbkom-to-develop-mokopane-tin-project-5682774 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsbushveld-minerals-subsidiary-signs-mou-with-vbkom-to-develop-mokopane-tin-project-5682774 Diversified mineral development company Bushveld Minerals has announced that its subsidiary Greenhills Resources Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with VBKom to jointly develop the Mokopane Tin Project. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Kodal Minerals expands lithium portfolio with three new concessions in Mali http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskodal-minerals-expands-lithium-portfolio-with-acquisitions-of-three-new-concessions-in-mali-5682824 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskodal-minerals-expands-lithium-portfolio-with-acquisitions-of-three-new-concessions-in-mali-5682824 UK-based mining company Kodal Minerals has announced acquisitions of further prospective lithium projects in southern Mali, West Africa. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Kingston Resources signs option to gain 75% stake in Livingstone Gold Project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskingston-resources-signs-option-agreement-to-acquire-75-interest-in-livingstone-gold-project-5682798 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskingston-resources-signs-option-agreement-to-acquire-75-interest-in-livingstone-gold-project-5682798 Kingston Resources has signed an option agreement to acquire a 75% interest in Western Australia's Livingstone Gold Project from Trillbar Resources. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT WPG Resources begins gold mining at Tarcoola http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswpg-resources-begins-gold-mining-at-tarcoola-5681525 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newswpg-resources-begins-gold-mining-at-tarcoola-5681525 WPG Resources has started mining at Tarcoola gold project in South Australia. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Kairos Minerals forms joint venture with Altura Mining for Wodgina East lithium project http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskairos-minerals-forms-joint-venture-with-altura-mining-for-wodgina-east-lithium-project-5681482 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newskairos-minerals-forms-joint-venture-with-altura-mining-for-wodgina-east-lithium-project-5681482 Kairos Minerals Ltd has entered a lithium joint venture with Altura Mining Limited for operations at the Wodgina East Project, located nearly 15km from the main Pilgangoora Lithium Mining Centre in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Treasury Metals finalises purchase of Goldeye Exploration http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstreasury-metals-completes-goldeye-exploration-acquisition-5681906 http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newstreasury-metals-completes-goldeye-exploration-acquisition-5681906 Treasury Metals has completed the acquisition of Goldeye Explorations Limited. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT