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MGX acquires pilot plant mill for Driftwood Creek magnesium project in Canada

MGX Minerals has bought a full-scale pilot plant mill from CMC Metals on a trial basis for its Driftwood Creek magnesium project located in the Brisco-Driftwood mining district of...

MGX acquires pilot plant mill for Driftwood Creek magnesium project in Canada

De Beers to sell 50% stake in Botswana’s Morupule coal mine

De Beers, a unit of Anglo American has announced plans to sell its 50% stake in Morupule coal mine (MCM) in Botswana to the...

De Beers to sell 50% stake in Botswana’s Morupule coal mine

South Australia to support new owner of troubled Whyalla steelworks with $37m funding

The South Australian Government will provide A$50m ($37m) funding to support the new owner of the troubled Whyalla steelworks, which has been put up for sale after Arrium entered into...

South Australia to support new owner of troubled Whyalla steelworks with $37m funding

Cliffs Natural Resources to restart operations at UTAC in August

Cliffs Natural Resources is set to restart operations at its United Taconite mining facility (UTAC) in Minnesota, US, two months earlier than planned after closing last year due to a fall...

Cliffs Natural Resources to restart operations at UTAC in August

US researchers create longwall shearers to combat coal dust in mines

Researchers from the University of Kentucky in the US have developed full-scale models of longwall shearers featuring scrubber systems that can help reduce operators' exposure to coal....

US researchers create longwall shearers to combat coal dust in mines

Report: Coal production to fall in Germany as it pursues green alternatives

Coal production in Germany is predicted to drop to 172.6 million tonnes (Mt) by 2020 due to the country's transition to more renewable energy sources, says a report by Timetric. ...

Report: Coal production to fall in Germany as it pursues green alternatives

M&As this week: Zijin Mining Group Company, Fortuna Silver Mines

Zijin Mining Group Company has reached an agreement to acquire all the shares in Heilong Mining Group Company in a deal worth CNY1.56bn ($237.61m)....

M&As this week: Zijin Mining Group Company, Fortuna Silver Mines

Deals this week: Primero Mining Corp, Brunswick Resources, Centenera Mining Corporation

Primero Mining Corp has announced its intention to raise C$45m ($34.76m) in a bought deal offering of 19.15 million units priced at C$2.35 ($1.81) each to underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets....

Deals this week: Primero Mining Corp, Brunswick Resources, Centenera Mining Corporation

RPM unveils new financial modelling software for mining industry

Australia-based RungePincockMinarco (RPM) has launched the new mining financial modelling software, XERAS Enterprise 1.2....

RPM unveils new financial modelling software for mining industry

Fortuna to acquire Goldrock Mines for $101m

Fortuna Silver Mines has signed an agreement to acquire Canada-based Goldrock Mines for C$129m ($101m). ...

Fortuna to acquire Goldrock Mines for $101m

DRA to provide engineering and design for Altura’s Pilgangoora lithium project in Australia

South Africa-based DRA has secured a contract for the preliminary engineering and design of processing facilities for Altura Mining's Pilgangoora lithium project in Pilbara, Western Australia....

DRA to provide engineering and design for Altura’s Pilgangoora lithium project in Australia

Nevsun completes zinc flotation plant at Bisha mine in Eritrea

Canada-based Nevsun Resources has completed the new zinc flotation plant at its 60%-owned Bisha mine in Eritrea. ...

Nevsun completes zinc flotation plant at Bisha mine in Eritrea

Greenland Minerals to develop Kvanefjeld project

Australia-based Greenland Minerals and Energy is set to develop its Kvanefjeld project after the Greenland and Danish parliaments passed legislation that will regulate uranium exports....

Greenland Minerals to develop Kvanefjeld project

Jacobs to develop $5.3bn Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia

Jacobs Engineering has secured a contract to develop the $5.3bn Oyu Tolgoi underground copper and gold mine in Mongolia....

Jacobs to develop $5.3bn Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia

Avino declares commercial production at Mexican mine

Avino Silver & Gold Mines has announced commercial production has started at the 'ET' mine on the Avino Property in Durango, Mexico....

Avino declares commercial production at Mexican mine

Bergmann to perform mining activities at Cyprium's Potosi silver mine in Mexico

Bergmann has been selected to perform mining development and operations at Cyprium Mining's Potosi silver mine in Mexico....

Bergmann to perform mining activities at Cyprium's Potosi silver mine in Mexico

BHP Billiton to sell 75% interest in Indonesian coal producer to Adaro

BHP Billiton has reached an agreement to sell its 75% interest in Indonesian coal producer IndoMet Coal to its equity partner Alam Tri Abadi (Adaro)....

BHP Billiton to sell 75% interest in Indonesian coal producer to Adaro

Kibo Mining and Lake Victoria sign MoU to consolidate gold projects in Tanzania

Kibo Mining has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to consolidate its Imweru gold project with Lake Victoria Gold's Imwelo project into a new company called NEWCO....

Kibo Mining and Lake Victoria sign MoU to consolidate gold projects in Tanzania

Altona seals deal with Sichuan Railway for new copper-gold mine in Australia

Altona Mining has concluded agreements with Sichuan Railway Investment Group (SRIG) to create a joint venture (JV) to build a new copper-gold mine at Cloncurry project in north-west...

Altona seals deal with Sichuan Railway for new copper-gold mine in Australia

Lincoln secures mineral lease for Kookaburra Gully graphite project in Australia

The South Australian Government has granted a mineral lease (ML) for Lincoln Minerals' wholly owned Kookaburra Gully graphite project....

Lincoln secures mineral lease for Kookaburra Gully graphite project in Australia

Sirius Minerals picks contractors for UK's North Yorkshire polyhalite project

Sirius Minerals has selected Associated Mining Construction UK (AMC UK) and Hochtief Murphy Joint Venture (HMJV) as contractors for its North Yorkshire polyhalite...

Sirius Minerals picks contractors for UK's North Yorkshire polyhalite project