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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bergmann to perform mining activities at Cyprium's Potosi silver mine in Mexico

Bergmann has been selected to perform mining development and operations at Cyprium Mining's Potosi silver mine in Mexico....

Bergmann to perform mining activities at Cyprium's Potosi silver mine in Mexico

BHP Billiton to sell 75% interest in Indonesian coal producer to Adaro

BHP Billiton has reached an agreement to sell its 75% interest in Indonesian coal producer IndoMet Coal to its equity partner Alam Tri Abadi (Adaro)....

BHP Billiton to sell 75% interest in Indonesian coal producer to Adaro

Avino declares commercial production at Mexican mine

Avino Silver & Gold Mines has announced commercial production has started at the 'ET' mine on the Avino Property in Durango, Mexico....

Avino declares commercial production at Mexican mine

Kibo Mining and Lake Victoria sign MoU to consolidate gold projects in Tanzania

Kibo Mining has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to consolidate its Imweru gold project with Lake Victoria Gold's Imwelo project into a new company called NEWCO....

Kibo Mining and Lake Victoria sign MoU to consolidate gold projects in Tanzania

Lincoln secures mineral lease for Kookaburra Gully graphite project in Australia

The South Australian Government has granted a mineral lease (ML) for Lincoln Minerals' wholly owned Kookaburra Gully graphite project....

Lincoln secures mineral lease for Kookaburra Gully graphite project in Australia

Altona seals deal with Sichuan Railway for new copper-gold mine in Australia

Altona Mining has concluded agreements with Sichuan Railway Investment Group (SRIG) to create a joint venture (JV) to build a new copper-gold mine at Cloncurry project in north-west...

Altona seals deal with Sichuan Railway for new copper-gold mine in Australia

Sirius Minerals picks contractors for UK's North Yorkshire polyhalite project

Sirius Minerals has selected Associated Mining Construction UK (AMC UK) and Hochtief Murphy Joint Venture (HMJV) as contractors for its North Yorkshire polyhalite...

Sirius Minerals picks contractors for UK's North Yorkshire polyhalite project

Report: Iron ore production and consumption set to increase globally in 2020

Global iron ore production is projected to reach 2,285.5 million tonnes (Mt) in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2%, according to a report by Timetric....

Report: Iron ore production and consumption set to increase globally in 2020

Deals this week: Eloro Resources, Rise Resources, Athabasca Nuclear Corporation

Eloro Resources has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to acquire a 100% undivided interest in the La Victoria property, in Huandoval District, Pallasca Province, Peru, from a Tartisan Resources...

Deals this week: Eloro Resources, Rise Resources, Athabasca Nuclear Corporation

M&As this week: Galaxy Resources, Almonty Industries, Capital Mining

Galaxy Resources has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining stake in General Mining Corporation for approximately A$216m ($155.12m)....

M&As this week: Galaxy Resources, Almonty Industries, Capital Mining

ArcelorMittal to halt expansion project at Mont-Wright iron ore mine in Canada

ArcelorMittal is reportedly suspending Mont-Wright iron ore mine expansion project in Quebec, Canada, due to weak market conditions. ...

ArcelorMittal to halt expansion project at Mont-Wright iron ore mine in Canada