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Aureus signs deal to fund restarting of New Liberty gold mine in Liberia

Aureus Mining has secured funding to restart operations at its New Liberty gold mine in Liberia after signing an equity financing agreement with Turkish firm MNG Gold Jersey....

Aureus signs deal to fund restarting of New Liberty gold mine in Liberia

UGM to begin highwall mining operations at Stanmore Coal’s Isaac Plains mine

UGM Highwall Mining (UGM) has secured a contract to start operations at Stanmore Coal's Isaac Plains mine in Bowen basin, Queensland, Australia....

UGM to begin highwall mining operations at Stanmore Coal’s Isaac Plains mine

Ramelius to start stope production activities at Vivien gold mine

Ramelius Resources is set to begin stope production activities at its Vivien gold mine in Western Australia....

Ramelius to start stope production activities at Vivien gold mine

Brazil judge dismisses $5.7bn lawsuit against Samarco over mine disaster

Brazil-based iron ore mining company Vale has had a R$20bn ($5.7bn) civil lawsuit dismissed that was filed against it, BHP Billiton and Samarco, seeking damages for the Samarco mine disaster...

Brazil judge dismisses $5.7bn lawsuit against Samarco over mine disaster

Blackham Resources gains final approvals for Matilda gold project in Australia

Blackham Resources has obtained the final approvals and funding commitments needed to begin operations at its 4.8Moz Matilda gold project in Western Australia....

Blackham Resources gains final approvals for Matilda gold project in Australia

Queensland to commit $42m to boost abandoned mine sites safety

The Queensland Government is to commit $42m in the 2016-17 state budget to manage public safety risks that are related to abandoned mine sites across the region....

Queensland to commit $42m to boost abandoned mine sites safety

Newcrest restarts operations at Kencana underground mine in Indonesia

Australia-based Newcrest Mining has restarted mining at the Kencana underground mine in Indonesia after it closed earlier this year following a geotechnical incident....

Newcrest restarts operations at Kencana underground mine in Indonesia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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