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Report: Copper and nickel production in Brazil to be boosted by upcoming projects

Brazil's base metal production, comprising copper and nickel, is predicted to increase between 2015 and 2020....

Report: Copper and nickel production in Brazil to be boosted by upcoming projects

M&As this week: First Mining Finance, Barkerville Gold Mines

First Mining Finance and Chalice Gold Mines subsidiary Cameron Gold Operations have entered a definitive share purchase agreement....

M&As this week: First Mining Finance, Barkerville Gold Mines

Deals this week: United States Steel Corporation, Reservoir Minerals, Globex

United States Steel Corporation has proposed to raise $500m in private placement of senior secured notes, due in 2021, in an attempt to repay its outstanding...

Deals this week: United States Steel Corporation, Reservoir Minerals, Globex

Rio Tinto to go ahead with $5.3bn expansion of Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia

Rio Tinto and its partners in the Mongolian Government and Turquoise Hill Resources are set to proceed with a $5.3bn expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia....

Rio Tinto to go ahead with $5.3bn expansion of Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia

Lethal methane gas blast at Maloivanivska mine in Ukraine

A methane gas explosion at Maloivanivska mine in eastern Ukraine has killed at least one worker, with nine others missing....

Lethal methane gas blast at Maloivanivska mine in Ukraine

First Mining to acquire Cameron Gold project in Canada

Canada-based First Mining Finance has signed an agreement to acquire Cameron Gold Operations, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chalice....

First Mining to acquire Cameron Gold project in Canada

TVI gets approval to develop Balabag gold-silver project in Philippines

TVI Resource Development (TVIRD) has secured approval to develop its 100%-owned Balabag gold-silver project in Zamboanga del Sur province from the Philippines Department of Environment and...

TVI gets approval to develop Balabag gold-silver project in Philippines

Brazilian prosecutors file $43bn lawsuit against Samarco, Vale and BHP over dam failure

Brazilian Federal Public Prosecution Service has filed a R$155bn ($43bn) civil lawsuit against mining company Samarco and its owners Vale and BHP Billiton over the tailings dam disaster in...

Brazilian prosecutors file $43bn lawsuit against Samarco, Vale and BHP over dam failure

Todd to bid for Australian iron ore mining and steelmaker Arrium

New Zealand-based Todd is reportedly planning to launch a bid for Australian iron ore mining and steelmaker Arrium, which is currently in voluntary administration....

Todd to bid for Australian iron ore mining and steelmaker Arrium

Sayona Mining to acquire Authier lithium deposit in Canada

Sayona Mining has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the Authier lithium deposit in Quebec, Canada, from Glen Eagle Resources....

Sayona Mining to acquire Authier lithium deposit in Canada

Canada's gold mining company Goldcorp hacked

Hackers are believed to have accessed a number details about Canadian mining company Goldcorp, then posted stolen employee data...

Canada's gold mining company Goldcorp hacked

Yancoal places Donaldson coal operation in Australia on care and maintenance

Yancoal Australia has placed its Donaldson coal operation near the Port of Newcastle on care and maintenance after ceasing mining activities at the Abel underground mine and the starting of...

Yancoal places Donaldson coal operation in Australia on care and maintenance

Report: Australia's coal production to be hit by falling prices

Coal production is expected to be hit in Australia due to a downturn in prices, spurred by low demand from China and a supply surplus, according to a report by...

Report: Australia's coal production to be hit by falling prices

Deals this week: Eldorado Gold Corporation, Pacific North West Capital, Severstal

Eldorado Gold Corporation has reached an agreement to sell its 82% interest in Jinfeng gold mine, Guizhou, China, to a 100% subsidiary of China National Gold Group....

Deals this week: Eldorado Gold Corporation, Pacific North West Capital, Severstal

Anglo American to sell niobium and phosphates businesses for $1.5bn

Anglo American has reached an agreement with China Molybdenum to sell its niobium and phosphates businesses for $1.5bn....

Anglo American to sell niobium and phosphates businesses for $1.5bn

Rio Tinto subsidiary to offer $100m loan to Energy Resources of Australia

Rio Tinto subsidiary North Limited has entered an agreement to provide a loan of up to $100m to Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) to support cleaning the Ranger Project Area....

Rio Tinto subsidiary to offer $100m loan to Energy Resources of Australia

Adani’s $16bn Australian Carmichael coal mine project faces another legal hurdle

Adani Group's A$21.7bn ($16bn) Carmichael coal mine project in Australia is facing another setback after the Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDO Qld) filed a challenge against...

Adani’s $16bn Australian Carmichael coal mine project faces another legal hurdle

Green Oil to develop mining concessions within Dynasty’s Goldfield project in Ecuador

Green Oil has agreed to serve as contractor for development of specific mine concessions within Dynasty Metals & Mining’s Goldfield project in southern Ecuador....

Green Oil to develop mining concessions within Dynasty’s Goldfield project in Ecuador

Sierra Rutile completes Gangama project construction in Sierra Leone

Sierra Rutile has finished construction at its Gangama dry mine project in Sierra Leone and restarted sales of rutile to titanium customers....

Sierra Rutile completes Gangama project construction in Sierra Leone

Excelsior Mining achieves administrative review for Gunnison copper project in US

Excelsior Mining has received administrative completeness review (ACR) for the federal underground injection control (UIC) and the state aquifer protection permit (APP) for its Gunnison...

Excelsior Mining achieves administrative review for Gunnison copper project in US

Six Polish companies agree to invest $620m in new coal mining group

Six companies in Poland have signed an agreement to invest $620m in the newly established Polish Mining Group (PGG) in a bid to save Kompania Weglowa from bankruptcy....

Six Polish companies agree to invest $620m in new coal mining group