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May 2016

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Sayona Mining to acquire Authier lithium deposit in Canada 03 May 2016 Sayona Mining has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the Authier lithium deposit in Quebec, Canada, from Glen Eagle Resources....

Canada's gold mining company Goldcorp hacked 03 May 2016 Hackers are believed to have accessed a number details about Canadian mining company Goldcorp, then posted stolen employee data...

Yancoal places Donaldson coal operation in Australia on care and maintenance 03 May 2016 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...

April 2016

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Deals this week: Eldorado Gold Corporation, Pacific North West Capital, Severstal 29 April 2016 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....

Anglo American to sell niobium and phosphates businesses for $1.5bn 29 April 2016 Anglo American has reached agreement with China Molybdenum to sell its niobium and phosphates businesses for $1.5bn....

Rio Tinto subsidiary to offer $100m loan to Energy Resources of Australia 29 April 2016 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....

Report: Australia's coal production to be hit by falling prices 29 April 2016 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...

Sierra Rutile completes Gangama project construction in Sierra Leone 28 April 2016 Sierra Rutile has finished construction at its Gangama dry mine project in Sierra Leone and restarted sales of rutile to titanium customers....

Adani’s $16bn Australian Carmichael coal mine project faces another legal hurdle 28 April 2016 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...

Green Oil to develop mining concessions within Dynasty’s Goldfield project in Ecuador 28 April 2016 Green Oil has agreed to serve as contractor for development of specific mine concessions within Dynasty Metals & Mining’s Goldfield project in southern Ecuador....

Excelsior Mining achieves administrative review for Gunnison copper project in US 27 April 2016 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...

PanTerra Gold and Guangxi Gold to build carbon-in-leach plant in China 27 April 2016 PanTerra Gold and Guangxi Gold (GGC) have agreed to jointly construct a 25,000tpa Albion/carbon-in-leach (CIL) demonstration plant in China's Guangxi Province to process arsenopyrite ores....

Six Polish companies agree to invest $620m in new coal mining group 27 April 2016 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....

Eldorado Gold to sell 82% stake in China's Jinfeng gold mine for $300m 26 April 2016 Eldorado Gold has signed an agreement to sell its 82% interest in the Jinfeng gold mine in southern Guizhou province to China National Gold Group's wholly owned subsidiary for $300m....

Outotec to deliver process equipment to Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso 26 April 2016 Outotec has secured a contract with Endeavour Mining's subsidiary Houndé Gold to deliver process equipment to the greenfield Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso....

Mexus Gold to start work on Julio/Santa Elena heap leach mine in Mexico 26 April 2016 US-based Mexus Gold is set to start work on the area that will become the company's open-pit heap leach mine on the Julio/Santa Elena site in Mexico, after receiving all environmental and...

Mitsubishi to transfer 30% shares in Strand Minerals to Eramet 25 April 2016 Mitsubishi has agreed to transfer its 30% shares held with Pacific Metals (Pamco) in Strand Minerals (Indonesia) to French mining and metallurgy company Eramet....

Atalaya Mining halts tailings facility at Rio Tinto copper project in Spain 25 April 2016 Atalaya Mining has temporarily suspended usage of tailings facility at its Rio Tinto copper project in Andalucía, Spain, after receiving an information request from the Junta de Andalucía....

Nevsun signs agreement to acquire Canada’s Reservoir Minerals for $365m 25 April 2016 Nevsun Resources has signed an agreement to acquire Canada-based Reservoir Minerals in a deal worth $365m....

Deals this week: Alix Resources Corporation, Athabasca Nuclear Corporation, Benton Capital 22 April 2016 Alix Resources Corporation and Lithium Australia have signed a definitive agreement for joint exploration and development of the Electra Project, Sonora, Mexico, near Bacanora's Sonora...

Cameco to suspend production at Canada's Rabbit Lake operation 22 April 2016 Canada-based uranium producer Cameco is set to suspend production at its Rabbit Lake operation in northern Saskatchewan, cutting 500 jobs....


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