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M&As this week: Lawson Gold, Fortify Resources

Gold exploration company Lawson Gold has acquired the entire issued capital of Evandale Minerals in a stock transaction by executing a binding term sheet...

M&As this week: Lawson Gold, Fortify Resources

Oakbay Investments to sell Tegeta mining operations for $224.66m

South African firm Oakbay Investments has signed an agreement to sell its mining unit Tegeta to Swiss-based Charles King SA for R2.97bn...

Oakbay Investments to sell Tegeta mining operations for $224.66m

Glencore’s Zambian division to cut around 4,700 jobs

Glencore’s Zambian subsidiary, Mopani Copper Mines, is set to cut around 4,700 jobs in light of frequent electricity supply issues causing disruptions to its...

Glencore’s Zambian division to cut around 4,700 jobs

First Cobalt signs merger agreement with CobalTech Mining

First Cobalt has signed a definitive merger agreement with CobalTech Mining in order to create a pure-play cobalt exploration...

First Cobalt signs merger agreement with CobalTech Mining

Coinsilium forms new company to fund blockchain applications in mining sector

Venture capital firm Coinsilium has launched new Gibraltar-based company Terrastream, which is expected to fund applications in the precious metals and natural resources extractive...

Coinsilium forms new company to fund blockchain applications in mining sector

Prairie Mining secures rezoning approval for Poland’s Jan Karski mine

Prairie Mining has secured approval of a spatial development plan (rezoning) for its semi-soft coking coal (SSCC) Jan Karski mine in South East Poland’s Lublin...

Prairie Mining secures rezoning approval for Poland’s Jan Karski mine

Queensland court dismisses case against Adani’s $16bn Carmichael mine

The Queensland Court of Appeal in Australia has quashed a case against Indian firm Adani’s $16bn Carmichael coal mine, clearing the legal hurdle for the long-pending construction of the...

Queensland court dismisses case against Adani’s $16bn Carmichael mine

Centaurus Metals secures environmental licence for Salobo West project in Brazil

Centaurus Metals has secured an environmental licence for its Salobo West copper-gold project in the Carajás Mineral Province in the north of...

Centaurus Metals secures environmental licence for Salobo West project in Brazil

Seven Group divests WesTrac China to LSHM for $426.72m

Australia's Seven Group (SGH) has signed an agreement to offload its mining machinery division WesTrac China to Lei Shing Hong Machinery (LSHM) for A$540m...

Seven Group divests WesTrac China to LSHM for $426.72m

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Guinea, according to...

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

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

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

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