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China Minmetals to invest $1.5bn in Hunan’s smelting facilities

China Minmetals has unveiled plans to invest CNY10bn ($1.5bn) to enhance capabilities at its copper, lead and zinc smelting facilities in the Hunan province, according to...

China Minmetals to invest $1.5bn in Hunan’s smelting facilities

Thailand lifts ban on Kingsgate Consolidated’s Chatree Mine

The Thai Government has lifted the ‘temporary suspension’ of the Chatree Mine, which is operated by Akara Resources Public Company, a subsidiary of Kingsgate...

Thailand lifts ban on Kingsgate Consolidated’s Chatree Mine

Greatland Gold finds potential new targets at Paterson project

Exploration and development company Greatland Gold has identified the potential for a new iron-oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) district across the Paterson project area in Western Australia...

Greatland Gold finds potential new targets at Paterson project

Scotgold Resources submits revised plan application for Cononish project

The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Planning Authority has received and validated mining firm Scotgold Resources’ application for a revision of the existing permitted operation at...

Scotgold Resources submits revised plan application for Cononish project

New research determines supervolcanoes as source of lithium

Lithium can now be obtained from supervolcanoes, according to research conducted at Stanford University in the...

New research determines supervolcanoes as source of lithium

Plymouth Minerals selects processing route for San Jose project in Spain

Plymouth Minerals has selected the processing route to produce lithium carbonate (LC) at the San Jose lithium-tin deposit in the Extremadura region in...

Plymouth Minerals selects processing route for San Jose project in Spain

Deals this week: Orosur Mining, NRW Holdings, Argo Gold

Orosur Mining has agreed to raise C$4m ($3.14m) through a private placement of more than 16 million new common shares priced at C$0.241 ($0.189) a...

Deals this week: Orosur Mining, NRW Holdings, Argo Gold

Aluminium Corp of China to invest $500m in Guinean project

Aluminium Corp of China (Chalco) is planning to invest $500m into a new bauxite production project in...

Aluminium Corp of China to invest $500m in Guinean project

BHP approves $2.46bn investment in Chile’s Spence mine

BHP approves $2.46bn investment in Chile’s Spence mine

M&As this week: NRW Holdings, Spitfire Materials

NRW Holdings has reached an agreement to acquire Golding Group from private equity firm CHAMP Private Equity for A$85m...

M&As this week: NRW Holdings, Spitfire Materials

Cornish Lithium secures funding for exploration programme in Cornwall, UK

Cornish Lithium has secured an investment to commence exploration activities on the ground in Cornwall,...

Cornish Lithium secures funding for exploration programme in Cornwall, UK

Algold Resources secures 30-year mining licence for Tijirit project in Mauritania

Canada-based exploration company Algold Resources has secured the approval regarding a 30-year mining licence for its Tijirit project from the Mauritanian Council of...

Algold Resources secures 30-year mining licence for Tijirit project in Mauritania

Altus Strategies discovers multiple prospects at Laboum project in Cameroon

Altus Strategies has identified multiple prospects following the completion of a high-resolution ground magnetic survey at its Laboum gold project in northern...

Altus Strategies discovers multiple prospects at Laboum project in Cameroon

Queensland to incentivise miners discovering mineral deposits

Australia's Queensland Government has announced a grants programme for mining companies looking to discover mineral...

Queensland to incentivise miners discovering mineral deposits

Greatland Gold begins surface geochemistry survey at Ernest Giles East in Australia

Precious and base metals exploration and development company Greatland Gold has commenced a 3.2km x 400m spaced mobile metal ion (MMI) surface geochemistry survey at Ernest Giles East in...

Greatland Gold begins surface geochemistry survey at Ernest Giles East in Australia

EMR Capital buys 80% interest in Zambia’s Lubambe copper mine

Australia-based private equity firm EMR Capital has acquired an 80% interest in Zambia's Lubambe copper mine for...

EMR Capital buys 80% interest in Zambia’s Lubambe copper mine

Zinc of Ireland commences third phase of drilling at Kildare project

Base metals explorer Zinc of Ireland NL (ZMI) has started the third phase of its diamond drilling programme at the Kildare zinc project in...

Zinc of Ireland commences third phase of drilling at Kildare project

Oro Verde assumes full control over Topacio gold project in Nicaragua

Oro Verde has taken full control of the exploration activities at the Topacio gold project in southeastern Nicaragua, following the exit by its partner Newcrest...

Oro Verde assumes full control over Topacio gold project in Nicaragua

McEwen Mining to acquire Black Fox complex in Canada

McEwen Mining has signed an agreement to acquire Primero Mining’s Black Fox complex and associated assets and liabilities in the gold mining camp of Timmins, Canada. ...

McEwen Mining to acquire Black Fox complex in Canada

Stracon GyM secures engineering contract extension for Peru’s La Zanja mine

Stracon GyM has secured a contract extension from Minera La Zanja to provide mining services for an additional 12...

Stracon GyM secures engineering contract extension for Peru’s La Zanja mine

New research demonstrates potential to unearth minerals from snow, soil and trees

Researchers in Canada have developed new analytical methods that enable miners to use snow, soil and trees to discover buried mineral deposits, as part of a new project funded by Geoscience...

New research demonstrates potential to unearth minerals from snow, soil and trees
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