Russian firm Rusal has approved a new long-term aluminium supply contract worth $16.3bn...
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Covid-19: South Australia offers relief for mineral explorers
The South Australian Government has cut all exploration and licence fees in the minerals sector to soften the impact to the industry during the region's Covid-19 containment procedures.
Rusal and Glencore agree on $16.3bn aluminium deal
Russian firm Rusal has approved a new long-term aluminium supply contract worth $16.3bn with Glencore.
AngloGold Ashanti donates two Covid-19 hospitals to South Africa
Global gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti has made two of its mining hospitals available to the South African provincial governments of North West and Gauteng as the country battles the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.
Brazil mining regulator ANM orders Vale to shutter 25 dams
Brazil’s National Mining Agency (ANM) has ordered Vale to shutter operations of at least 25 mining dams, part of a total 47 dams which the regulator has ordered to close.
Covid-19: Endeavour Silver halts mining activities in Mexico
Endeavour Silver has suspended three mining operations in Mexico until 30 April as mandated by the government.
Disruption and tensions: how Covid19 could impact mining
As Covid-19 sweeps the world, the mining sector is just one of many that has been adversely affected. With quarantines preventing people and employees from meeting up to work, to uncertainties across the supply chain affecting commodity prices, we consider some of the impacts of the pandemic on the mining sector, and whether any good can come from this uncertainty.
Covid-19: Argonaut suspend Mexican mining activities until 30 April
Argonaut Gold has announced plans to temporarily suspend mining activities in Mexico to comply with the government-mandated suspension of all non-essential businesses until April 30.
Covid-19: Singareni Collieries temporarily lays off underground miners
India’s government-owned coal mining firm Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) has declared temporary layoffs of underground miners until India's national lockdown, set in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, is lifted.
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