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Eloise mine, Australia
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold/silver mine in North Queensland, Australia. 


Mining activity at Copper 360.
Copper 360 on home straight to produce quite a bit of cash, CEO reports
13th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining and marketing company Copper 360 is on the home straight to produce quite a bit of cash by financial year end. That was the main takeaway from Mining Weekly’s post-results Zoom... 


Elliott steps in to back faltering Canadian copper miner after bankruptcy
Elliott steps in to back faltering Canadian copper miner after bankruptcy
12th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

US hedge fund manager Elliott Investment Management has offered support to troubled Canadian miner Nevada Copper after the company filed for bankruptcy protection. Before Monday’s bankruptcy... 


Kamoa-Kakula, in DRC
Kamoa-Kakula Phase 3 concentrator achieves first production ahead of schedule
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canada-headquartered miner Ivanhoe Mines has achieved first concentrate production at the Kamoa-Kakula operation’s Phase 3 concentrator, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Phase 3... 


Codelco copper output hit by lingering effects of rock collapse
Codelco copper output hit by lingering effects of rock collapse
11th June 2024 By: Reuters

Codelco attributed a sharp drop in production at its top mine to the lingering effects of a rock collapse last year as the world’s No. 1 copper supplier strives to reverse slumping output. “This... 


Nevada Copper urgently seeks funding
Nevada Copper urgently seeks funding
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Nevada Copper said on Thursday that it urgently needed funding to maintain operations and complete the commissioning and ramp-up of its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine in Yerington,... 


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Quality, design key to taking fibre to underserved markets
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Underserved, low income and rural areas are the next frontier for fibre network operators; however to ensure high quality fibre connectivity is viable for these regions, quality components and... 


Processing equipment at Santa Barbara
Aguia outlines reopening plans for Colombia's Santa Barbara mine
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Aguia Resources has announced a comprehensive work programme for the reopening of the high-grade Santa Barbara gold mine, in Colombia. This update follows Aguia's successful takeover of... 


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Cost-effective corrosion technology excels in harsh climates
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Corrosion control specialist Cortec’s migrating corrosion inhibitors (MCIs) technology offers a cost-effective solution to extend structural service life in high-temperature areas, such as those in... 


Image of lithium ore
Pioneer Dome lithium project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated scoping study has shown that the project will generate strong financial returns. 


Image of rough diamonds
Jwaneng underground project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Early works at the underground site are in progress. 


Image of Kamoa-Kakula Phase 3 concentrator
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been fed into the Phase 3 concentrator. 


Drill core from Canyon Coal's Gugulethu mine
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has awarded an engineering and procurement services contract to an Australian company. 


Image of gold nugget
Coyote gold operation, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The immediate funding required to start major refurbishment works and mining activities at its Paulsens gold mine had been secured. 


Schematic of the Rosemont gold project
Rosemont Stage 3 underground mine project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Rosemont Stage 3 underground project will extend the Rosemont South production area with the installation of associated infrastructure to support reserve growth and life extensions. 


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Woodsmith polyhalite project, UK – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

UK politicians have called on Anglo American to rethink halting its work at the Woodsmith fertiliser project. 


Image of gold nuggets from Australia
Paulsens gold mine restart, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Black Cat Syndicated has secured the immediate funding required to start major refurbishment works and mining activities at its Paulsens gold mine. 


Image of gold bars
Nyanzaga gold project, Tanzania – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project through the takeover of OreCorp. 


A mineworker wearing an NUM T-shirt and overalls
NUM concludes five-year wage agreement with South32's Hotazel Manganese Mines
6th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Kimberley Region has concluded and signed a five-year wage agreement on behalf of its members at globally diversified mining and metals company South 32’s... 


Firetail’s stock catches alight with Canada copper acquisition
Firetail’s stock catches alight with Canada copper acquisition
6th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The share price of Australia-listed Firetail Resources skyrocketed 150% on Thursday, as the company unveiled a copper acquisition in Newfoundland, Canada. Firetail announced it had executed an... 


Sibanye to engage with Kroondal employees following end of illegal sit-in
6th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater says it will engage with employees and representative unions at its Kroondal mine now that an illegal underground sit-in by... 


First shipment of Kanmantoo copper sets sail
First shipment of Kanmantoo copper sets sail
5th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia’s newest copper producer Hillgrove has completed loading its first shipment containing 10 099 wet metric tonnes of concentrate from the Kanmantoo underground mine. The company achieved... 


Glencore to toll treat Crean Hill bulk sample – Magna
Glencore to toll treat Crean Hill bulk sample – Magna
5th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration and development company Magna Mining has signed a toll milling agreement with Glencore Canada for the surface bulk sample of the 109 Footwall (FW) zone at its Crean Hill project, in... 


The Kroondal mine
Employees hold unprotected sit-in at Sibanye's Kroondal mine
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater reported on June 4 that more than 200 employees remained underground in an illegal sit-in at its Kroondal mine. The group said... 


Landsdowne founder and CEO Jonathan Kohler
Landsdowne appointed manager of new Western Cape property development
4th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Residential real estate manager and estate agency Landsdowne Property Group has been appointed the managing agent of the new Devonbosch property development, in the Western Cape. Devonbosch is... 


Miner dies in Virginia coal mine accident
Miner dies in Virginia coal mine accident
3rd June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Metallurgical coal producer Coronado Global Resources halted production at the Buchanan underground complex in Virginia, US, on Friday evening, after a 27-year old miner lost his life when a loose... 


Uranium oxide
Russia said to seek takeover of France’s uranium assets in Niger
3rd June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Russia is seeking to take over uranium assets in Niger held by a State-controlled French company, according to people informed about the matter, in a further challenge to Western interests in... 


Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian gold mine production fell to 70 t in the March quarter, from 77 t in the December quarter, as a series of cyclones moved inland, with heavy rain wreaking havoc on the country's main gold... 


China’s CNGR looks to snap up more lithium projects in Argentina
China’s CNGR looks to snap up more lithium projects in Argentina
3rd June 2024 By: Bloomberg

CNGR Advanced Material, a Chinese battery-component maker and Tesla supplier, is looking to buy major stakes in Argentina brine deposits to extend its foray into the lithium-rich region as it... 


Worley wins first South32 North America contract
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 has awarded Australian professional services company Worley an engineering and procurement services contract at the Hermosa project, in the US. Worley will be... 


Queensland Premier Steven Miles
Queensland outlaws carbon storage in Australia's biggest aquifer
31st May 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Queensland state will ban carbon capture and storage in a giant aquifer that spans much of its territory, the state government said on Friday, after an outcry from farmers who said such... 


An image of a plant in the digital twin format
Digital twins as test beds for planning
31st May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Digital twins can, and should, be used by mine operators as a “testing ground for analysis and scenario planning”, as well as to provide real-time feedback through Internet of Things (IoT) sensors... 


The above image depicts the WX07 LHD which has been engineered for demanding underground environments and designed for small, narrow-vein applications with limited manoevering space
New LHD engineered for hard-rock mining
31st May 2024

In an environment where cost control and remaining competitive and financially viable are constant challenges for operators of underground hard rock mines, mobile machinery manufacturer Komatsu... 


An image of a team repairing a mine winder motor
Motors swiftly repaired following failure
31st May 2024

Electric motor repair specialist Marthinusen & Coutts (M&C) successfully completed the urgent repair of a 94 t 4 736 kW direct current mine winder motor under a tight deadline at platinum group... 


Image of the Garden Well operations
Garden Well Main underground gold mine project, Australia
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will open a new mining domain directly below the base of the current Garden Well openpit. 


IMAGE OF EAST MANGANESE OPERATIONS
East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A second manganese project is now at an advanced stage of assessment. 


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Elk Creek superalloy material project, US – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

NioCorp Development has reported that electrifying the Elk Creek mine could be a game-changer for the critical minerals project. 


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Narrabri Stage 3 extension project, Australia – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An pbjection against the project has been dismissed by the federal court. 


Exploration at Douta
Thor reports higher first-quarter profit, despite lower revenue
30th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Thor Explorations has revealed a year-on-year decline in revenue but a significant boost in net profit for the first quarter. In its operational and financial review for its Segilola... 


We must protect SA's groundwater
30th May 2024

By Chetan Mistry, Strategy and Marketing Manager at Xylem Africa. Local groundwater sources need protection and rehabilitation to support sustainable urban growth. 


McEwen raises C$30m for exploration in Timmins
McEwen raises C$30m for exploration in Timmins
30th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian company McEwen Mining has secured C$30-million ($22-million) in flow-through to support ongoing exploration and development at the Fox Complex in Timmins, Ontario. The funds will be... 


An image of Ivanhoe founder and executive co-chairperson Robert Friedland
Ivanhoe completes Phase 3 concentrator construction at DRC project ahead of schedule
28th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines announced that, on May 26, first ore was fed into the Phase 3 concentrator at the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). First ore marks the... 


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