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Ranjith Dharma

BHP Billiton to sell non-core assets portfolio

Australia-based BHP Billiton has indirectly confirmed it will divest some of the company’s non-core aluminium, thermal coal, manganese and nickel assets to simplify its portfolio of assets.

Amarium starts San Pedro copper mine exploration in Mexico

A subsidiary of Amarium Technologies Amarium Minerals has started an exploration programme at its San Pedro copper mine in Michoacán, Mexico.

IBM and Thiess collaborate on predictive analytics and modeling technologies

IBM has collaborated with Thiess to use Big Data to improve machine availability and operational productivity, by using predictive analytics and modeling technologies.

Deals this week: Elcora Resources, Forum Uranium, Amalgamated Gold and Silver and more

Elcora Resources has signed a binding letter of intent with Sakura Graphite to acquire around 40% of the outstanding shares.

Leone Asset Management to acquire granite quarry in Sierra Leone

Leone Asset Management has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire the lease for a second granite quarry in Sierra Leone.

TAD acquires land for uranium operations in Athabasca basin, Canada

TAD Mineral has announced that it has acquired around 4,500 hectares (11,000 acres) in the Athabasca Basin prospective for uranium.

Stratex completes diamond drilling for 57 holes in Senegal

Stratex International has revealed the drilling results of the first phase of its diamond and reverse circulation (RC) programme at the Dalafin project in Senegal, including mineralised zones at the Faré South prospect.

Diamcor recovers special diamond at Venetia, South Africa

Diamcor Mining has recovered a 43.9ct gem-quality diamond in the 10.8+ carat category at its Krone-Endora in Venetia project in South Africa.

Panex reveals Giro Gold project drilling results in Tanzania

Switzerland-based Panex Resources has revealed the results of the first twelve holes drilled on its Giro Gold project, in Tanzania.

Makena’s Patterson Uranium prospect encounters multiple conductive anomalies

Makena Resources has revealed initial data on its Patterson Uranium prospect at the Athabasca Basin in Canada, which demonstrated multiple conductive anomalies within the prospect.