The new funding from the US was approved last month.
Approximately 3,000 personnel are participating in the exercises conducted in the regions of Voronezh, Belgorod, Bryansk, and Smolensk.
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).
Chilean state-owned copper miner Codelco has announced that it will update its precautionary measures against Covid-19.
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.
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An explosion at a coal mine in northeast China has reportedly left 22 miners trapped underground.
US company Albemarle has announced that it will expand capacity at its lithium production facility at Silver Peak, in the US state of Nevada.
Mining major BHP and Toyota have collaborated to trial light electric vehicles (LEV) at the Nickel West operations in Western Australia (WA).
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.
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.