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Image shows the Mt Isa operations
Curtain falls on Mt Isa underground copper mine
18th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

After more than 60 years of copper mining, the Mt Isa underground copper mine and concentrator, in Queensland, as well as the Lady Loretta zinc mine, will close in the second half of 2025, with the... 


Glencore to shut Mount Isa copper mines by 2025, cut 1 000 jobs - AFR
17th October 2023 By: Reuters

Miner and trader Glencore is set to close its three underground copper mines in Mount Isa by the end of 2025, in a move that will result in the loss of about 1 000 jobs, newspaper Australian... 


Tharisa CEO Phoevos Pouroulis.
Tharisa extends out Karo platinum project commissioning timeline by 12 months
17th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The continued weakening of platinum group metal (PGM) prices and macroeconomics have resulted in the Karo platinum project timeline for commissioning being extended out by 12 months to June 2025,... 


Image shows a Rio Tinto branded hat in the Pilbara
Rio posts another strong quarter
17th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has delivered another strong quarter of results, with a production increase reported across all of its commodities, apart from titanium dioxide slag. “We delivered... 


Seequent CEO Graham Grant
Subsurface technology important for achieving a just transition
16th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The energy transition is fundamentally an underground transition, says geoscience software company Seequent CEO Graham Grant, because 80% of the energy consumed globally currently comes from or is... 


Green's Creek in Alaska
Hecla updates 2023 silver guidance
13th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based silver miner Hecla Mining is continuing to grow its production, producing almost a million ounces more this year, compared with the first three quarters of last year, says president and... 


EDIKAN MINE
Perseus produced 136 634 oz of gold across its three operating West African gold mines – Yaouré, Sissingué and Edikan
Midtier gold miner outdoes performance expectations
13th October 2023

At the end of its 2023 financial year ended June 30, midtier gold producer Perseus Mining’s performance exceeded market expectations and showcased the company’s commitment to sustainable growth and... 


Image of gold pour
Tuvatu alkaline gold project, Fiji – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lion One Metals has poured its first gold. 


Image of Woodlawn project
Woodlawn zinc/copper project, Australia – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Develop has reported that Woodlawn is well on track to become a significant producer of copper and zinc. 


An image of a haul truck being filled in the Syama underground mine
Syama mine, Mali
13th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A large-scale gold operation in Mali. 


Image of Kamoa-Kakula Mining Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The complex produced a record 103 947 t of copper in concentrate during the third quarter ended September 2023. 


Image of platinum ore in hand
Amandelbult Mine Complex, South Africa
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Anglo American Platinum has reported that the Amandelbult mine will comprise three main areas. 


Image of gold pour
Cariboo gold project, Canada – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has received environmental approval. 


The Sukari underground mine
New Sukari LoM plan to lower operational risks, carbon emissions
12th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London- and Toronto-listed Centamin has unveiled details of a new life-of-mine (LoM) plan for its Sukari gold mine, in Egypt, which will deliver consistent gold production of 506 000 oz/y over the... 


Kore Potash, Sepco gearing up for crucial developments at Kola project
12th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In anticipation of significant milestones, Aim- and ASX-listed potash developer Kore Potash and Shanghai Electric Power Company (Sepco) are gearing up for crucial developments at the Kola project,... 


Image shows coal stackers
Whitehaven clears another court hurdle amid shareholder unrest
12th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Whitehaven Coal has welcomed the Federal Court’s dismissal of an application for judicial review proceedings over the company’s Narrabri Stage 3 extension project. Greens group the... 


The Environmental Impact of Regional Groundwater Abstraction at Mines in South Africa
The Environmental Impact of Regional Groundwater Abstraction at Mines in South Africa
11th October 2023

Introduction (Virtual Showroom): Groundwater is an essential resource that plays a critical role in sustaining ecosystems and supplying the water needs of populations worldwide. However, when it... 


Australian court backs coal mine expansions in key climate case
11th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

An Australian court backed the government’s decision to approve expansions of two coal mines in a case that’s challenged the climate credentials of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s... 


NUM worker t-shirt and gloves
NUM signs three-year wage agreement at Gold One
11th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Pretoria, Witwatersrand, and Vereeniging (PWV) region has signed a three-year wage agreement on behalf of its members at the Gold One Modder East Mine, in... 


Green light for new BC underground gold mine
Green light for new BC underground gold mine
11th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Cariboo underground gold mine, located in the historical Wells-Barkerville mining camp of central British Columbia, has received environmental approval. The project, owned by Osisko... 


The first batch of students at Copper 360's Mining School.
Copper 360 mining school attracting international partner attention
10th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper 360’s mining school in the Northern Cape is attracting attention from international mining schools and global agencies wanting to partner with it. “We’ve received a lot of requests,” Copper... 


Stable production, higher price boosts Alphamin's third-quarter Ebitda
9th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V- and AltX-listed Alphamin Resources achieved earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of $38.3-million for the quarter ended September 30, compared with the... 


Appian's Fund III has formed a joint venture with Osisko Metals to develop the Pine Point zinc and lead project in Canada.
Strong support for Appian’s third fund as it secures $2bn
9th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Despite a challenging fundraising landscape in the private equity sector, Appian Capital Advisory has secured substantial commitments for its third fund (Fund III), which is targeting mid-tier... 


Approval nears for Paramount’s Grassy Mountain
9th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-based precious metals explorer and developer Paramount Gold Nevada is moving closer to a green light for its Grassy Mountain project, in Oregon, with a technical review team (TRT) comprising... 


Image shows a drilling rig
Perenti completes DDH1 buy
6th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed diversified mining services provider Perenti has implemented the scheme of arrangement to acquire fellow-listed driller DDH1. The two companies earlier this year entered into a scheme... 


Image shows leaves falling on water
Geoscience Australia maps underground reservoirs
6th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Geoscience Australia has mapped Australia’s underground water reservoirs in a first-of-its-kind stocktake. The National Hydrogeological Inventory has mapped Australia's major groundwater-bearing... 


An image of of TAKRAF's conveyor system commissioned for the Chuquicamata Underground Mine
Powerful system commissioned at Chile mine
6th October 2023

While attending this year’s Beltcon International Materials Handling Conference in Johannesburg over August 2 and 3, mining equipment manufacturer TAKRAF showcased what it claims is the “world’s... 


An image of the Aljustrel underground workings during mine development in 2006
Aljustrel Mining Complex, Portugal
6th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A zinc, lead and silver operation in the south of Portugal. 


Image of gold nuggets
Trident underground project, Australia
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has demonstrated that the Trident mine has the potential to produce more than 200 000 oz of gold. 


Drill core from the Fenelon project
Fenelon gold project, Canada
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has determined average gold production of 212 000 oz/y over 12.3 years. 


Site map of the Marmato gold project
Marmato lower gold mine project, Colombia
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Aris Mining plans to develop a new underground mine at the project and a processing facility. 


Image of lithium ore
Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Core Lithium has reported that the early works and updated feasibility study at BP33 are progressing well. 


Impco image
Impco’s automated side wall drill rig increases safety, reduces cycle times
5th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In introducing a safer, speedier, more accurate and energy efficient solution for blind shaft boring operations, Rosslyn-based Impco Engineering has delivered its latest automated innovation,... 


Anglo American crop nutrients CEO Tom McCulley
Quellaveco lessons shape Anglo’s vision for Woodsmith, says McCulley
4th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Building on the success of its Quellaveco copper project, touted as the group’s most advanced greenfield mine, Anglo American is channeling this legacy into its Woodsmith project – a deep... 


The Kamoa-Kakula mine
Ivanhoe reports another strong quarter at Kamoa-Kakula
4th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has produced a record 103 947 t of copper in concentrate during the third quarter, parent company Ivanhoe Mines reports.... 


Nevada Copper restarts processing at Pumpkin Hollow
Nevada Copper restarts processing at Pumpkin Hollow
4th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Nevada Copper has restarted processing operations at its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine, with the first ore being fed to the mill. “The restart of the mill has been orchestrated... 


Image shows the Kwinana lithium hydroxide refinery
IGO still positive of reaching milestone at Kwinana
4th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company IGO is ‘comfortable’ that it would reach 50% of the Train 1 nameplate capacity at its Kwinana lithium hydroxide refinery, in Western Australia. IGO holds a 49% stake in... 


US President Joe Biden
Democrats in Congress ask Biden for moratorium on carbon pipeline permits
3rd October 2023 By: Reuters

The US should not permit any new carbon dioxide pipelines until updated federal safety regulations are finished, a dozen Democratic members of Congress said in a letter sent to President Joe Biden... 


Zimbabwe searches for mine survivors as relatives lose hope
2nd October 2023 By: Reuters

Zimbabwean authorities were still searching on Monday for survivors trapped underground when a disused gold mine collapsed last week, as some relatives started to lose hope their loved ones could... 


Image of the Toyo VH amphibious pump from IPR
Versatile amphibious pumps
30th September 2023

Amphibious heavy-duty pumps are designed to operate in dry or submerged environments, making them suitable for a range of applications in the mining, oil and gas, construction and agricultural... 


Sibanye-Stillwater innovation head Alex Fenn
Mining industry urged to embrace technological disruptions
29th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater innovation head Alex Fenn has challenged the perception that the mining industry is resistant to change and disruption from technological advancements, noting... 


Image is an aerial view of the Kathleen Valley operation
Kathleen Valley costs rise
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has flagged a near 6% increase in the capital cost estimates for its Kathleen Valley project, in Western Australia, following the award of all major... 


CUTTING EMISSIONS
Countries that are heavily reliant on coal for baseload power should look to implement clean coal technologies in their carbon emission strategies
Practical JET implementation
29th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Negative pressures – such as lower coal prices, loadshedding and poor logistics performance by State-owned freight company Transnet – have impacted on coal miners’ approach to the just energy... 


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