All articles by Umesh Ellichipuram

Umesh Ellichipuram

ArcelorMittal, BHP and Mitsubishi team up on steel decarbonisation

Japanese firm MHIENG has developed the technology to be used in the multi-year trial.

Kinross divests 90% stake in Ghana’s Chirano mine for $225m

Chirano is an operating open-pit and underground gold mine situated south of Asante Gold’s Bibiani asset.

Samarco creditors turn down debt restructuring proposal

The proposal was dismissed by representatives of 99.3% of unsecured credits.

Mexico’s lower house supports move to nationalise lithium reserves

The proposal for the mining law amendment received the support of 298 voters.

MMG to halt Las Bambas mine operations amid protests

Fuerabamba community members accused the company of lapses in its social investment commitments.

Rio Tinto quits key mining lobby group

According to the miner, QRC’s policy for coal mine expansion was not aligned with the Paris Climate Agreement.

Eight workers missing after flooding at Trevali’s Perkoa mine

The mine has been evacuated, with the firm currently working alongside the authorities to respond to the incident.

Cochilco lifts 2022 copper price projection amid Ukraine conflict

Cochilco predicted 5.78 million tonnes of Chilean copper production in 2022, which marks a 2.6% growth from the prior year.

Centerra to acquire Goldfield district development project in US

The deal includes a cash payment of $175m at closing, and a future milestone payment of $31.5m.

Antofagasta’s 2021 profit surges on copper boom

Pre-tax profit, including exceptional items, rose by 146% to $3.5bn while cash flow from operations increased by 85% to $4.51bn.