Blockchain could bring about new levels of traceability and accountability across the diamond...
- Could blockchain sift out conflict minerals and fakes from the supply chain?
- Mining the world’s rarest mineral in meteor craters
- Developing Plateaus lithium project in Peru: the triangle becomes a square
- Inside Nornickel: the drive to target the battery metals boom
- South Africa risks 150,000 mining jobs if Eskom electricity tariff increase goes ahead
Arch Coal starts new longwall coal mine development in US
Arch Coal has started development of a new longwall mine in Barbour County, West Virginia, US, which will have the capacity to produce three million tonnes of High-Vol A coking coal a year.
Pacton Gold to acquire additional mineral claims in Red Lake District
Pacton Gold has signed an agreement to acquire additional mineral claims in the Red Lake District, Ontario, Canada.
Could blockchain sift out conflict minerals and fakes from the supply chain?
Blockchain could bring about new levels of traceability and accountability across the diamond supply chain, according to miners Alrosa and De Beers, who recently began trialling a new platform. Wider adoption of the technology could be beneficial to all, as Ross Davies finds out.
Mandalay secures financing for Costerfield and Björkdal projects
Mandalay Resources is set to raise up to C$60m ($45.2m) through a financing transaction to fund working capital requirements of its Costerfield and Björkdal projects.
Karelian Diamond secures exploration reservation in Finland
Karelian Diamond Resources has secured a diamond exploration reservation situated in the Liperi region of eastern Finland from The Finnish Mining Authority (TUKES).
Mining the world’s rarest mineral in meteor craters
An ultra-rare mineral named reidite has been found in what is possibly the world’s largest crater at Shark Bay in Western Australia. The crater is only the sixth-known on Earth to hold the mineral, which starts as common zircon before transforming to reidite under the pressure of space rocks slamming into the Earth’s crust.
Developing Plateaus lithium project in Peru: the triangle becomes a square
Plateau Energy Metals is developing lithium and uranium resources in Peru, both of which have never been mined in the South American country. Its CEO Alex Holmes talks about the discovery, the importance of new legislation and what it could mean for the South American country.
Intermin Resources to acquire Focus Minerals’ Coolgardie Gold Project
Intermin Resources has entered an A$40m ($28.3m) agreement for the potential acquisition of Focus Minerals’ 2.1Moz Coolgardie Gold Project in Western Australia.
Mopani suspends Mindola shaft operations in Zambia after fire accident
Glencore's Zambian unit Mopani Copper Mines has suspended operations at its Mindola North Shaft in Kitwe following an underground fire accident that killed three workers.
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