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Himaja Ganta

US and UK provide defensive security assistance to Ukraine

The new funding from the US was approved last month.

Russia conducts military drills amid tensions with Ukraine

Approximately 3,000 personnel are participating in the exercises conducted in the regions of Voronezh, Belgorod, Bryansk, and Smolensk.

WA Kaolin starts construction at Wickepin project in Western Australia

Exploration and extraction firm WA Kaolin has started building works on the production plant at its fully-owned Wickepin Kaolin project in Western Australia (WA).

Codelco reinforces precautionary measures against coronavirus

Chilean state-owned copper miner Codelco has announced that it will update its precautionary measures against Covid-19.

Debswana terminates $1.3bn contract with Thiess

De Beers-owned Debswana Mining Company has reportedly terminated a $1.3bn contract with a unit of Australian firm Thiess to extend lifespan of Botswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine.

Explosion at gold mine in China leaves 22 workers trapped underground

An explosion at a coal mine in northeast China has reportedly left 22 miners trapped underground.

Albemarle to boost Nevada lithium output as EV demand increases

US company Albemarle has announced that it will expand capacity at its lithium production facility at Silver Peak, in the US state of Nevada.

BHP, Toyota to trial light electric vehicles at WA nickel operations

Mining major BHP and Toyota have collaborated to trial light electric vehicles (LEV) at the Nickel West operations in Western Australia (WA).

KGL receives approval for Jervois copper project MMP

KGL Resources has received approval from the Northern Territory (NT) government in Australia for a mining management plan (MMP) for its fully-owned Jervois Copper Project.

Brazil province eyeing $5.3bn compensation for dam burst from Vale

The Brazilian state Minas Gerais is hoping to secure no less than R28bn ($5.3bn) as compensation from Vale for the dam burst that occurred in Brumadinho in 2019.