All articles by Alex Donaldson

Alex Donaldson

Alex is a trainee reporter at Sportcal. He focuses on soccer, NFL, basketball and combat sports.

Kataman brings lawsuit against New Alloys Trading over alleged nickel fraud

Metals trader Kataman allegedly paid $3.3bn for a New Alloys nickel shipment, which turned out to be steel waste.

Abaxx Commodities Exchange to launch nickel sulphate futures contract

Abaxx created the nickel sulphate futures contract in collaboration with 21 companies across a range of industries.

Thungela to proceed with investments despite coal struggles in South Africa

Thungela will continue with plans for mine acquisitions and investments despite low coal prices and transport struggles in South Africa.

Signal: TomaGold purchases Chibougamau mining claims

With this deal, TomaGold unites 20 properties possessing mineralisation in several different categories.

Ecuador votes to ban oil extraction and mining at two locations

Following two referendums, oil and mineral extraction at the Yasuni nature reserve and the Choco Andino forest respectively will be ceased.

Polymetal aims for Russian asset sale within six months

In order to facilitate the sale, Polymetal relocated its headquarters from Jersey to Cyprus.

Stellantis agrees geothermal lithium supply deal with CTR

The lithium will be produced from a subterranean reservoir at CTR’s Hell’s Kitchen project in California.

AQC announces $50m of funding for its Dartbrook thermal coal mine

The money will be used for capital funding for the project.

Signals: Albemarle invests in Canadian lithium deposit

Albermarle has invested C$109m ($81.17) in Canadian miner Arbor Metals’ St James Lithium camp in Quebec, Canada.

Sylvania announces chrome-PGM joint venture in South Africa

The joint venture, called Thaba, will extract chrome and platinum group metals from tailings dumps as well as run-of-mine feed.