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US agency sees Lobito rail corridor helping to diversify critical minerals supply chains
12th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) CEO Scott Nathan has reiterated the American government’s interest in helping to finance the Lobito rail corridor, linking the copper and... 

Seamus O'Regan: The difference between the employer and union's positions is not sufficient to justify a continued work stoppage.
Canada taps mediator to craft deal to end strike at ports
12th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Canadian Labor Minister Seamus O’Regan said negotiators have made progress toward a deal to end a strike by dockworkers at some of Canada’s busiest ports and he’s asked a mediator to get a final... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 launching Camborne-modelled mining school in Northern Cape
12th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Northern Cape copper mining and marketing company Copper 360 is launching a mining school in the Northern Cape, with its eye on how the highly successful Camborne School of Mines in the UK does... 

Thor Explorations works to publish Douta PFS by year-end
12th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX- and Aim-listed Thor Explorations has reported gold production of 23 078 oz from the Segolila gold mine, in Nigeria, in the quarter ended June 30. This while the company progresses... 

Power Metal expedites Canada lithium earn-in
12th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed exploration and development company Power Metal Resources has negotiated early completion of the Authier North lithium project earn-in to a 100% interest. The earn-in, initially... 

A showdown in Jamaica is deciding the fate of the deep ocean
12th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

In June, the United Nations approved a landmark treaty to preserve ocean biodiversity, seeming to augur a transformation in how countries and corporations do business on the high seas. But as the... 

Canada opposes commercial seabed mining without environmental assessment, regulations
12th July 2023 By: Reuters

 Canada is against commercial seabed mining in international waters without a comprehensive understanding of its environmental impacts and a robust regulatory regime, the federal government said on... 

Hexagon buys Canadian mine automation firm HARD-LINE
12th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Digital technology group Hexagon on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Canadian mine automation, remote control and mine production optimisation company HARD-LINE. HARD-LINE specialises in... 

Record quarterly production keeps Calibre on track to meet guidance
Record quarterly production keeps Calibre on track to meet guidance
12th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed Calibre Mining has delivered another record quarter, with production of 68 776 oz being ahead of budget and positioning the company well to deliver its full-year guidance of 250 000... 

BHP looks at GHG in copper chain
BHP looks at GHG in copper chain
12th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with metals major JX Metals Corporation to jointly develop initiatives to cut back on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the... 

Nutrien CEO Ken Seitz
Nutrien cuts guidance, curtails potash mine as port strike drags on
11th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Nutrien is curtailing production at a Saskatchewan potash mine because of a dockworkers’ strike in Vancouver, the main hub through which it exports the crop input. The Canadian miner said the... 

Deep-sea mining: a new gold rush or environmental disaster?
Deep-sea mining: a new gold rush or environmental disaster?
11th July 2023 By: Reuters

In the depths of the Pacific Ocean between Mexico and Hawaii, trillions of potato-shaped rocks are scattered across the seabed - containing minerals such as nickel, cobalt and manganese vital for... 

Qala Shallows.
IDC expresses interest in helping to fund Joburg’s West Wits gold project
11th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has issued a written expression of interest and indicative funding terms in connection with the financing of Qala Shallows, which... 

Hecla cements Yukon position with ATAC buy
11th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE-listed Hecla Mining has cemented its potion in the Yukon with the acquisition of ATAC Resources, a company with properties stretching over 1 830 km2 in Canada’s westernmost territory. Hecla... 

Avalon president Zeeshan Syed and Metso head of hydrometallurgy Mikko Rantaharju.
Avalon signs MoU with Metso to advance Ontario's first lithium processing facility
11th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Consistent with its strategy to become a North American vertically integrated lithium producer, Avalon Advanced Materials has  signed a memorandum of understanding to create a strategic partnership... 

Rio Tinto takes option on more James Bay lithium properties
11th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

In a development that underscores the growing global demand for critical minerals, mining giant Rio Tinto has set its sights on Quebec’s Eeyou Istchee James Bay region. Through its subsidiary Rio... 

Artemis reduces staff at Blackwater due to wildfires
11th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed Artemis Gold has temporarily reduced the number of nonessential staff and contractors at the Blackwater mine, in central British Columbia, owing to wildfires in the region. About 20... 

Rusoro gets green light to seize State oil company’s assets
11th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

nadian junior Rusoro Mining has achieved a significant appellate victory in the long-standing dispute to enforce an arbitration award it obtained against Venezuela, arising out the expropriation of... 

US President Joe Biden
Biden's electric car sales plan to strain critical mineral supplies - automakers
11th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Stellantis and Toyota Motor blasted a Biden administration plan to squelch auto pollution, saying it would compel aggressive and unrealistic sales of electric vehicles that strain critical mineral... 

Solar farm
Critical minerals market has doubled in five years, IEA report shows
11th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The market for critical minerals used in electric vehicles, solar panels and wind turbines has doubled over the past five years, reaching $320-billion in 2022, and is expected to continue to growth... 

The Malmbjerg molybdenum project
Danish funds invest in Greenland molybdenum developer
10th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Danish investment funds, advised by asset management firm Maj Invest,  have invested C$3-million in Canadian company Greenland Resources. Under the terms of the placement, Greenland Resources will... 

Mogale tailings retreatment project sod-turning this month.
Official sod-turning this month at West Rand gold recovery project
10th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The official sod-turning ceremony for the construction of the Mogale tailings retreatment project is to take place this month. The Mogale gold dumps contain a probable mineral reserve of... 

An image from Patriot Battery Metals' 2022 exploration gallery
Lithium miner Patriot Battery Metals refutes claims in short-seller report
10th July 2023 By: Reuters

Lithium miner Patriot Battery Metals on Monday refuted the claims made in a short-seller report by Night Market Research, stating that the report's assertions were "factually inaccurate and... 

Hudbay and Marubeni to revitalise exploration efforts in Flin Flon
Hudbay and Marubeni to revitalise exploration efforts in Flin Flon
10th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals has announced a partnership with Marubeni to reignite exploration activities in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Following the closure of its 777 mine after nearly two decades... 

Argentina’s Pan American energy joins oil industry’s push into lithium
Argentina’s Pan American energy joins oil industry’s push into lithium
10th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

A top Argentine crude exporter plans to start exploring for lithium in the latest case of oil and gas producers joining the rush for the battery metal in a pivot away from fossil fuels. Pan... 

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Barrick CEO wants to search for more copper in Zambia and Congo
10th July 2023 By: Reuters

Barrick Gold is keen to explore for more copper deposits in Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo as the miner seeks to expand its presence on the African copperbelt, its CEO said on Friday. The... 

Innovation in EVs seen denting copper demand growth potential
Innovation in EVs seen denting copper demand growth potential
10th July 2023 By: Reuters

New electric vehicles from Tesla and rivals are being engineered for efficiency in a way that cuts copper content, changes that could limit demand growth for the metal as the next-generation of EVs... 

Barrick on track to extend Lumwana mine life beyond 2060
7th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Dual-listed Barrick Gold Corporation has affirmed that the Lumwana copper mine, in Zambia, is showing growing potential for a life-of-mine beyond 2060. In a media statement, Barrick president and... 

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CE Ferrous Division Andre Joubert.
Beneficiation of waste planned by Northern Cape manganese miner
7th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Steps being taken to add value to manganese waste placed on tailings dams may result in an announcement early in the New Year regarding the turning of that waste into a ferromanganese product,... 

NioCorp announces offtake term sheet with Stellantis
7th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered NioCorp Developments has signed an offtake term sheet with automotive group Stellantis, outlining the framework for a ten-year contract to supply neodymium-praseodymium oxide,... 

Solar portion of Molo mine’s hybrid power plant completed
7th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Construction of the solar farm portion of the solar hybrid power plant at NextSource Materials' Molo graphite mine, in Madagascar, has been completed. The solar hybrid plant is owned and operated... 

Mining giant looks to tiny microbes to cut stubborn steel emissions
7th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s biggest miner is trying to figure out if tiny rock-eating microbes can help it solve a notoriously difficult climate puzzle — how to cut emissions from steelmaking. Most steel today is... 

The Constancia mine, in Peru
Hudbay CEO says company open to acquisition offers at right price
7th July 2023 By: Reuters

Hudbay Minerals will entertain acquisition offers provided price is right, otherwise companies are "wasting" their time, CEO Peter Kukielski told Reuters in an interview in Toronto. TSX-listed... 

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