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Reach Subsea signs contract with NTNU for marine mining project in Norway

Norway-based Reach Subsea has secured a contract with Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for a marine mining project in the mid-Atlantic ridge north of Jan Mayen....

Reach Subsea signs contract with NTNU for marine mining project in Norway

Glencore acquires troubled Australian miner Atlas Iron

Glencore has acquired an 8.47% interest in struggling Australian iron ore miner Atlas Iron in a $15.8m deal....

Glencore acquires troubled Australian miner Atlas Iron

Freeport-McMoRan to sell interests in TF Holdings for $2.65bn

US-based Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) has signed a $2.65bn agreement to sell its interests in TF Holdings to China Molybdenum (CMOC)....

Freeport-McMoRan to sell interests in TF Holdings for $2.65bn

Landslide at Myanmar’s jade mine kills 13

At least 13 people have died following a collapsed mound of excavated earth at a jade mine in Hpakhan township in Kachin state, Myanmar....

Landslide at Myanmar’s jade mine kills 13

ResGen signs EPC deal with Sedgman for Boikarabelo mine in South Africa

Coal development company Resource Generation (ResGen) has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Sedgman for design, procurement and construction of a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP)...

ResGen signs EPC deal with Sedgman for Boikarabelo mine in South Africa

Alecto Minerals renews permits for Kerboulé project in Burkina Faso

Gold exploration and development company Alecto Minerals has renewed the permits for its Gassel-Manere and Arae mineral exploration (Kerboulé project) in Burkina Faso for another three years....

Alecto Minerals renews permits for Kerboulé project in Burkina Faso

Deep Space Industries and Luxembourg to develop space mining technology

Deep Space Industries, the Luxembourg Government and the national banking institution Société Nationale de Crédit et d'Investissement (SNCI) have signed an agreement to develop technology...

Deep Space Industries and Luxembourg to develop space mining technology

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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