All articles by Himaja Ganta

  1. Byrnecut and OZ Minerals to trial Sandvik drill tele-remote operation

    Contract miner Byrnecut Australia and mining firm OZ Minerals have successfully upgraded automation for Sandvik development drills, despite challenges due…
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    30 Apr
  2. BHP to invest $194m on Pilbara operations

    Multinational commodities giant BHP has announced an A$300m ($194m) investment over a five-year period to improve air quality and reduce…
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    29 Apr
  3. Mongolia scraps Tavan Tolgoi’s IPO plan amid Covid-19

    Mongolia has reportedly scrapped near-term initial public offering (IPO) plans for state-owned coal mining company Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi as the…
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    29 Apr
  4. OceanaGold resumes operations at New Zealand gold mines

    Gold mining firm OceanaGold has resumed operations in New Zealand after the government lowered the country’s Covid-19 alert level from…
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    29 Apr
  5. Six Fortuna Silver mineworkers test positive for Covid-19

    Six workers at Canadian firm Fortuna Silver Mines’ Caylloma operation in southern Peru have tested positive for Covid-19. The news…
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    28 Apr
  6. Silvercorp agrees to acquire Guyana Goldfields in cash and stock deal

    Canadian precious metals producer Silvercorp Metals has signed a definitive agreement to buy all of the issued and outstanding shares…
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    28 Apr
  7. Rio Tinto signs earn-in on Midnight Sun’s Solwezi licences in Zambia

    Global mining giant Rio Tinto has signed an earn-in and joint venture agreement with Vancouver-headquartered Midnight Sun Mining. Under the…
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    28 Apr
  8. Papua New Guinea government to take control of Barrick’s Porgera gold mine

    Papua New Guinea’s government will take control of the Porgera gold mine after refusing to extend Barrick Niugini’s special mining…
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    27 Apr
  9. Freeport-McMoRan reports loss in Q1 2020, cuts capex

    Copper major Freeport-McMoRan has reported a quarterly loss, as production fell in South America and Indonesia. The copper producer has…
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    27 Apr
  10. BHP invests in Queensland’s Covid-19 testing centres

    Multinational commodities giant BHP has announced it will allocate A$7.6m ($4.85m) from its recently created Vital Resources Fund to support…
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    27 Apr
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