All articles by Prasanth K

Prasanth K

Volcanic Gold Mines to buy gold assets in Ivory Coast

Volcanic Gold Mines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 100% of JOFEMA Mineral Resources (JOFEMA), which owns various gold properties in the Ivory Coast.

Sedgman secures EPC contract from New Century Resources

New Century Resources has awarded a A$40m ($31m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to CIMIC Group member Sedgman for the Century zinc mine restart in Queensland, Australia.

AVZ signs MoU with Tinci for potential investment in Manono lithium project

AVZ Minerals has signed a signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China-based battery electrolyte manufacturer Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology (Tinci) for a potential investment in AVZ.

MineWare and RPMGlobal to deliver real-time decision-making capabilities

Japanese heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu’s subsidiary MineWare is planning to integrate its Argus shovel and excavator monitoring system with Australian software company RPMGlobal’s short-term scheduling solutions.

Mustang Resources secures mining concession for Montepuez ruby project

Mustang Resources has secured a mining concession for the Montepuez ruby project, which is located in Mozambique.

Stellar completes tribute agreement with Octea over Tongo-Tonguma project

UK-based Stellar Diamonds has finalised tribute mining and revenue share agreements with Octea Mining regarding the Tongo-Tonguma kimberlite diamond project in eastern Sierra Leone.

Kin Mining resumes drilling at Leonara Gold Project in Western Australia

Kin Mining has resumed drilling at its Leonora Gold Project in Western Australia following the receipt of approval for an initial RC drilling programme, which aims to extend the gold resource at the Kyte orebody.

Norway’s Hydro bids $345m for Rio Tinto’s European aluminium assets

Norsk Hydro has made a binding offer to acquire Rio Tinto’s 100% share in Icelandic aluminium plant ISAL, a 53% share in the Aluchemie anode site in the Netherlands, and a 50% stake of Swedish aluminium fluoride facility Alufluor. 

Western Australia launches mine emergency management code

The Western Australia Government has unveiled a new code of practice regarding emergency management at mines in the state. 

Sirius and DMC agree shaft construction contract for UK polyhalite project

Sirius Minerals has entered a design and build contract with KGHM subsidiary DMC Mining Services to build four shafts required for a polyhalite project in North Yorkshire, UK.