New News information at Mining Technology New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Mining Technology Philippines cancels environmental permits of four mining projects Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has cancelled environmental compliance certificates (ECC) for four mining projects, which includes Norwegian firm Intex Resources' proposed $2.5bn nickel mine on Mindoro island. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Fu-Wang Ceramic Industry, Hexagon Mining Fu-Wang Ceramic Industry, Ltd. has announced its decision to acquire 100% stake in SS Steel (Pvt.) Limited through the issue of 219,999,999 ordinary shares. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ariana Resources identifies 37 target areas in Salinbas Gold Project in Turkey Gold exploration and development company Ariana Resources has identified 37 target areas within the Salinbas Gold Project in Turkey after extensive analysis of previous data, with several areas prioritised for additional work. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: TAKRAF GmbH, X-Terra Resources, Eureka Resources TAKRAF, a German manufacturer of open-cast mining and material handling equipment, has acquired FMC Technologies’ material handling systems business unit’s assets in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, US. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hexagon Mining buys technology company MiPlan Hexagon Mining has acquired MiPlan, an Australian firm that develops mobile software applications for field data collection, fleet management, production management and reporting. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DRC establishes panel to support Alphamin's Bisie Mining Project Alphamin has announced that its Bisie Mining Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province has received government support. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT X-Terra Resources signs deal for mining claims in Québec X-Terra Resources (XTT) has entered an exploration and option agreement with a group of four prospectors to acquire up to 60% of an undivided ownership interest in 234 mining claims in the Eeyou Istchee/Baie-James territory, Québec, Canada. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT RCR gets EPC contract from Pilbara Minerals for Pilgangoora mine, Western Australia Engineering and infrastructure firm RCR Tomlinson has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Pilbara Minerals for the Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Mine in Western Australia. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Orex Minerals forms JV with Canasil Resources for Sandra Escobar project, Mexico Canadian mineral exploration company Orex Minerals has exercised the first option and formed a joint venture (JV) with Canasil Resources to earn 55% ownership interest in the Sandra Escobar project in Durango state, Mexico. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT RNI NL finds significant VMS mineralisation at Western Australia's Bryah Basin Mining company RNI NL has announced the assay results for the first phase of aircore drilling in the Forrest and Wodger prospects in Bryah Basin, Western Australia. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Santa Fe Gold to drill newly acquired mining property in south-west US Santa Fe Gold has announced that it has received the option for mining rights of a high-grade property in south-western US. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Western Australian Government approves Cameco's Yeelirrie uranium project Cameco's Yeelirrie uranium project in the Goldfields region of Western Australia (WA) has received environmental approval from the state government, subject to 17 conditions. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Acacia holds talks with Endeavour Mining for possible merger African gold producer Acacia Mining is holding preliminary discussions with Canadian firm Endeavour Mining to explore the potential of merging. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Goldcorp signs deal to sell Los Folis Mine for $438m Canadian miner Goldcorp has entered a share purchase agreement with Leagold Mining to sell Los Filos Mine in Mexico. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Edenville Energy commences trial mining at Rukwa Coal Project in Tanzania UK-based Edenville Energy has started trial mining at the Rukwa Coal Project near Sumbawanga in western Tanzania. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Eureka Resources acquires further claims in Yukon's Klondike Gold Fields, Canada Eureka Resources has announced plans to acquire 82 claims in Klondike Gold Fields of Yukon Territory, Canada. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Intermin Resources gains gold prospects in Western Australia Intermin Resources has acquired Kanowna North project and a new exploration tenure at the Yarmony development in the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region of Western Australia. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Boliden to expand Tara zinc mine's tailings dam in Ireland Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden has revealed plans to invest €44m to extend the life of Tara zinc mine in Ireland and expand the capacity of its tailings dam. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Auroch Minerals signs deal to develop Karibib lithium project in Namibia Lithium exploration company Auroch Minerals has announced an option and joint venture (JV) agreement for EPL 5751 to continue to expand its Karibib lithium project in Namibia. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Vector Resources completes acquisition of 70% interest in Maniema Gold Project in Congo Vector Resources has successfully completed the acquisition of a 70% share in the Maniema Gold Project in the Maniema Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT