All articles by Prasanth Katam

Prasanth Katam

Indian consortium ICVL to buy Rio Tinto’s Mozambique coal assets

Indian state-owned consortium International Coal Ventures (ICVL) is reportedly buying Rio Tinto’s assets in Mozambique for $108m.

Australia approves Carmichael Coal Mine project amid protests from green groups

The Australian Government has approved the A$16.5bn Carmichael coal mine and rail infrastructure project in the Galilee Basin but imposed 36 conditions to safeguard the surrounding natural resources.

Direct Nickel and Antam to raise $1bn for processing plant in Indonesia

Australian mining company Direct Nickel and Indonesia’s state-owned Aneka Tambang (Antam) are planning to raise finances for their $1bn nickel laterite deposits processing plant in Halmahera.

Arch Coal shuts down production at Cumberland River Coal complex in US

Arch Coal is closing down its operations at the Cumberland River Coal complex in the US in order to maintain its profitability amid falling prices.

KGHM to begin production at Chilean Sierra Gorda copper mine in July

Polish state-owned mining company KGHM expects to begin production at Sierra Gorda copper mine in Chile later this month.

Thiess Sedgman JV to build iron ore processing plant at Solomon Mine in Australia

The Thiess Sedgman Projects joint venture is to design and construct a modular iron ore processing plant at Solomon mine in Western Australia under a $64m contract awarded by Fortescue Metals.

Kitumba Project scoping study in Zambia confirms mine potential

Blackthorn Resources has announced that a scoping study at the Kitumba Project in Zambia has confirmed the potential for a large open cut mine.