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TerraCom unit gets approval for lease transfer of Queensland's Blair Athol Mine

TerraCom subsidiary Orion Mining has received formal indicative approval from Queensland's Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) to transfer the mining lease of Blair Athol Coal Mine...

TerraCom unit gets approval for lease transfer of Queensland's Blair Athol Mine

Olive Downs mine in Queensland gets coordinated project status

Coordinated project status has been granted for the Oline Downs mine near Moranbah in Queensland, Australia....

Olive Downs mine in Queensland gets coordinated project status

Rio Tinto reaches deal to sell subsidiary to Yancoal Australia

Rio Tinto reaches deal to sell subsidiary to Yancoal Australia

Chinese coal miners scrap employee holidays to raise production

Chinese coal mine operators have cancelled leave of their workers and raised their pay to make the most of the high price window before the government reintroduces output limits....

Chinese coal miners scrap employee holidays to raise production

New Hope Group gets approval to expand New Acland coal mine

New Hope Group has secured federal government Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC) approval for its New Acland Stage 3 Continuation Project in Queensland, Australia....

New Hope Group gets approval to expand New Acland coal mine

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....

Edenville Energy commences trial mining at Rukwa Coal Project in Tanzania

18 people killed in Indian mine collapse

18 people killed in Indian mine collapse

Five workers killed in coal mine explosion in China

Five workers were killed and another six were trapped after an explosion occurred at a coal mine in Hubei province, China, on Saturday 3...

Five workers killed in coal mine explosion in China

EC clears Poland’s $1.9bn support plan to close uncompetitive coal mines

The European Commission (EC) has cleared Poland’s plan to provide zl7.95bn ($1.9bn) of assistance to close uncompetitive coal mines by 2018....

EC clears Poland’s $1.9bn support plan to close uncompetitive coal mines

China relaxes coal mining limits to increase production

China's top planning body has relaxed restrictions it imposed on working days at its coal mines to boost production and meet the growing fuel demand during colder months....

China relaxes coal mining limits to increase production

Deals this week: South32, Metals of Africa, Hawkeye Gold & Diamond, PT Antam

South32 has entered a binding agreement to acquire the Metropolitan Colliery that belongs to the Australian subsidiary of Peabody Energy Corporation....

Deals this week: South32, Metals of Africa, Hawkeye Gold & Diamond, PT Antam

Pelangio Exploration and Roscan Minerals sign JV to explore Dormaa Project in Ghana

Pelangio Exploration has signed an option and joint venture agreement with Roscan Minerals Corporation to establish an earn-in arrangement to advance the Dormaa Project in Ghana....

Pelangio Exploration and Roscan Minerals sign JV to explore Dormaa Project in Ghana

Diamond drilling begins at Coneto Gold-Silver Project in Durango, Mexico

Orex Minerals has announced that its project partner Fresnillo has started the Phase-V diamond drilling programme at Coneto Gold-Silver Project in Durango, Mexico. ...

Diamond drilling begins at Coneto Gold-Silver Project in Durango, Mexico

Transition and Aldershot starts work at Haultain gold discovery in Ontario

Transition Metals has signed an option and joint venture agreement with Aldershot Resources and started exploration work on the Haultain gold discovery in Ontario, Canada....

Transition and Aldershot starts work at Haultain gold discovery in Ontario

Metals of Africa raises $6.93m to advance Mozambique graphite projects

Metals of Africa Limited has received commitments from institutional investors for an oversubscribed placement to raise A$9m ($6.93m)....

Metals of Africa raises $6.93m to advance Mozambique graphite projects

Gold Road Resources forms JV with Gold Fields to develop Gruyere project

Gold Road Resources Limited and a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Gold Fields Limited have formed a joint venture with equal partnership to develop and operate Gruyere project....

Gold Road Resources forms JV with Gold Fields to develop Gruyere project

Hawkeye signs LOI to buy 50% interest in La Cobriza project, Mexico

Hawkeye Gold & Diamond has signed a letter of intent with a third-party independent vendor to acquire a 50% interest in the La Cobriza project in Mexico for $4.5m....

Hawkeye signs LOI to buy 50% interest in La Cobriza project, Mexico

Antam and Newcrest sign alliance agreement to explore deposits in Indonesia

Indonesia's state-owned company PT Antam and Newcrest Mining Limited have entered a strategic alliance agreement to explore gold and copper deposits in multiple prospective areas in the country....

Antam and Newcrest sign alliance agreement to explore deposits in Indonesia

Connemara to test Springhall target within Oldcastle Block in Ireland

Connemara has announced that a drill rig has arrived on site to begin further testing of the Springhall target within the Oldcastle Block on the Meath/Cavan border in Ireland....

Connemara to test Springhall target within Oldcastle Block in Ireland

South32 to acquire Metropolitan Colliery's stake in Port Kembla Coal Terminal in Australia

South32 Limited has entered a binding agreement to acquire the Metropolitan Colliery and associated 16.67% stake in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) from an Australian subsidiary of...

South32 to acquire Metropolitan Colliery's stake in Port Kembla Coal Terminal in Australia

Reunion Gold signs letter of intent to buy stake in French Guiana gold project

Reunion Gold Corporation has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Union Minière de Saül (UMS) to acquire an 80% interest in the Haute Mana gold project in French Guiana, South America....

Reunion Gold signs letter of intent to buy stake in French Guiana gold project