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Alumina signs $350m contracts to supply bauxite in China, Europe and Brazil

Australian-based Alumina's Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals (AWAC) joint venture with Alcoa has signed contracts worth $350m to supply...

Alumina signs $350m contracts to supply bauxite in China, Europe and Brazil

Centerra Gold secures $150m to advance Öksüt project in Turkey

Öksüt Madencilik (OMAS), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Centerra Gold, has secured up to $150m financing for its Öksüt project in...

Centerra Gold secures $150m to advance Öksüt project in Turkey

Pybar and Capital Drilling agree to co-market underground mining services in Africa

Pybar Mining Services has signed an agreement with Mauritius-based drilling services company Capital Drilling to co-market underground hard rock mining services in...

Pybar and Capital Drilling agree to co-market underground mining services in Africa

Imperial Metals recalls 44 employees at Huckleberry mine in Canada

Imperial Metals has recalled 44 employees laid off at the Huckleberry mine, which is located 88km from Houston, British Columbia,...

Imperial Metals recalls 44 employees at Huckleberry mine in Canada

Polymetal to acquire Orion Minerals from Glencore for $100m

Polymetal International has signed an agreement to acquire Orion Minerals, the holding company for the Komarovskoye gold deposit in the Republic of Kazakhstan from Glencore's subsidiary Kazzinc...

Polymetal to acquire Orion Minerals from Glencore for $100m

Vale to sell stake in Brazil’s CSA steel plant to focus on core mining businesses

Brazilian mining company Vale has announced the sale of its complete 26.87% stake in the troubled Companhia Siderúrgica do Atlantico (CSA) steel plant in Rio de Janeiro to...

Vale to sell stake in Brazil’s CSA steel plant to focus on core mining businesses

Fortescue Metals scraps contract with Downer at Christmas Creek mine in Australia

Australian iron ore producer Fortescue Metals is set to scrap its contract with Downer at Christmas Creek mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as it plans to move to a...

Fortescue Metals scraps contract with Downer at Christmas Creek mine in Australia

Commercial production begins at Ad Duwayhi mine in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) has announced that commercial production has started at the Ad Duwayhi...

Commercial production begins at Ad Duwayhi mine in Saudi Arabia

Queensland approves mining leases for Adani’s $16bn Carmichael coal project in Australia

The Queensland Government has approved mining leases for Adani's A$21.7bn ($16bn) Carmichael coal mine and rail project in the Galilee Basin,...

Queensland approves mining leases for Adani’s $16bn Carmichael coal project in Australia

Society of Exploration Geophysicists maps available on Elsevier’s Geofacets platform

US-based Elsevier has announced the availability of maps sourced from Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) journals in its online geoscience platform,...

Society of Exploration Geophysicists maps available on Elsevier’s Geofacets platform

Deals this week: Kootenay Silver, Vanstar Mining, Yamana Gold

Kootenay Silver has signed an agreement with Coeur Capital to acquire its 2.5% net smelter return royalty (NSR) on future production from Northair Silver's La Cigarra project in Chihuahua,...

Deals this week: Kootenay Silver, Vanstar Mining, Yamana Gold

Lithium production begins at Mt Cattlin joint venture project in Australia

General Mining and Galaxy Resources have announced the start of lithium concentrate production at their Mt Cattlin joint venture project near Ravensthorpe, Western...

Lithium production begins at Mt Cattlin joint venture project in Australia

Peabody Energy to cut 235 jobs from North Antelope Rochelle coal mine in US

Peabody Energy has announced its decision to cut 235 jobs from its North Antelope Rochelle mine in the Powder River Basin, US, due to weak market...

Peabody Energy to cut 235 jobs from North Antelope Rochelle coal mine in US

Mechel extends coal supply agreement with China’s Baosteel

Russian steel and mining company Mechel has extended its previously signed coal supply agreement with China-based Baosteel...

Mechel extends coal supply agreement with China’s Baosteel

Kinross to proceed with phase one expansion of Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania

Canada-based Kinross Gold is to begin a phase one expansion of its Tasiast gold mine in...

Kinross to proceed with phase one expansion of Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania

Glencore to invest $1.1bn to develop Mopani mine shafts in Zambia

Switzerland-based Glencore reportedly plans to make an investment of more than $1.1bn in Zambia between 2016 and...

Glencore to invest $1.1bn to develop Mopani mine shafts in Zambia

Gold Fields finalises development agreement with Ghana for Tarkwa and Damang mines

Gold Fields has finalised a development agreement with the Government of Ghana for its Tarkwa and Damang mines....

Gold Fields finalises development agreement with Ghana for Tarkwa and Damang mines

OceanaGold secures extension for FTAA exploration permit in Philippines

OceanaGold has secured a five-year extension to the exploration period of its financial or technical assistance agreement in the Philippines (FTAA exploration permit)....

OceanaGold secures extension for FTAA exploration permit in Philippines

Sinarom secures extension for Manaila Polymetallic Mine licence in Romania

Vast Resources' Romanian subsidiary SC Sinarom Mining Group has secured a prospecting licence over an extended perimeter at the site of its Manaila Polymetallic Mine (MPM)....

Sinarom secures extension for Manaila Polymetallic Mine licence in Romania

Nevada Governor agrees with Superfund priority status for toxic Anaconda mine

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has agreed with the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recommendation to add the toxic Anaconda copper mine site near Weed Heights in Lyon County to...

Nevada Governor agrees with Superfund priority status for toxic Anaconda mine

Mining Projects Group to acquire Wodgina East project in Australia

Mining Projects Group (MPJ) has signed an agreement to acquire the Wodgina East Lithium-Tantalum project in Western Australia from a private...

Mining Projects Group to acquire Wodgina East project in Australia