Mining Industry

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group has enlarged its foothold in South Australia by embarking on two joint venture (JV) agreements in copper and gold through its subsidiary FMG Resources.

Mining News Pro - AVZ Minerals has struck a strategic partnership with the world’s largest manufacturers of cobalt chemicals to advance its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mining News Pro - The UK government will fund a study to assess the feasibility of developing a British lithium supply. A consortium comprising the Natural History Museum, explorer Cornish Lithium and mining consultancy firm Wardell Armstrong.

Mining News Pro - Copper prices touched their highest in two weeks on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that top consumer China will pump money into building metals-intensive infrastructure.

Mining News Pro - Hormozgan Steel Company is the second largest steel making company with 95 hectares that is located in the west of Bandar Abbas.

Mining News Pro - Zenith Minerals has sold its Mt Alexander magnetite iron project in Western Australia to Mount Alexander Iron Ore (MAIO) for $2.75 million.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has released details of encouraging intercepts at the Winu copper-gold discovery in the Paterson province, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Solutions will be implemented to solve long-standing environmental issues associated with waste dumps left behind at the Anaconda copper mine site after the company of the same name shut down operations in 1978 and following Arimetco’s takeover and abandonment of the site in 1999.

Mining News Pro - Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX: CS) announced Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to sell its 100% interest in the Minto copper mine to Pembridge Resources PLC (LON:PERE). Capstone has reportedly been working on a sale as early as February 2018.

Mining News Pro - Esfahan Steel’s Deputy of Operation said: “In the first two months, export rate was exactly what we expected and it is expected that the production of cast iron and the exports of the company will continue growing until the end of the year.”

Mining News Pro - Canadian-based E3 Metals has confirmed the successful production of lithium hydroxide from brine originating from its Alberta lithium project .

Mining News Pro - The latest feasibility study on RNC Minerals’ jointly-owned Dumont nickel-cobalt asset in Quebec, Canada, has identified the potential for both electrification and automation of the open-pit haulage fleet at the project.

Mining News Pro - Ausenco Engineering Canada has delivered a study of the refinery in Cobalt, Ontario to Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. The study says that using third party cobalt hydroxide as feed, the refinery output could be doubled to 5,000 t/y cobalt contained in sulphate.

Mining News Pro - Environmental monitoring equipment made in the North West is set to protect miners working at the world’s largest copper mine, following a major new exporting deal for Stockport-based manufacturer Trolex Ltd.

Mining News Pro - Emerging lithium miner Sayona Mining has appointed engineering consultancy BBA to review the Authier Lithium Project’s mining plan and DFS, “based on a sustainable approach that delivers genuine benefits to all stakeholders.” The proposed operation is located 45 km northwest of the city of Val d’Or in Quebec, a major mining service hub.

Mining News Pro - Esfahan Steel Company has reached their third production record.

Mining News Pro - National Iranian Copper Industry Company has succeeded to sell $238.4 million in the first two months of this year.

Mining News Pro - Emerging lithium miner Sayona Mining has moved closer to commencing mining at its Authier lithium project in Quebec, Canada.

Mining News Pro - Auroch Minerals is bolstering its presence in Western Australia through a proposed acquisition of Minotaur Exploration’s Saints and Leinster nickel projects near Kalgoorlie.

Mining News Pro - Kutcho Copper Corp. (TSXV: KC) has raised C$2 million through a private placement of 10 million units (each consisting of one share and one warrant)

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