Mining Industry

Mining News Pro -Indonesian nickel mining group Silkroad Nickel (SGX: STP) has announced that its subsidiary, PT Teknik Alum Service, entered into a new long-term offtake agreement with PT TBR to supply 15 million tonnes of nickel ore over a period of five to eight years, beginning March 2020.

Mining News Pro - Alcoa of Australia has secured three new gas supply agreements which, combined, will supply close to 25% of the company’s requirements in Western Australia from 2020.

Mining News Pro - Nautilus Minerals’ production support vessel (PSV) has been acquired by Indian company MDL Energy in a blow to Nautilus’ deep-sea mining plans.

Mining News Pro - Amarc Resources (TSXV: AHR; US-OTC: AXREF) has identified five clusters of drill ready targets that cover areas ranging from 1.5 sq. km to more than 5 sq. km during 2018 exploration at its JOY copper-gold project in north-central B.C.’s Toodoggone region.

Mining News Pro - WestStar’s SIMPEC business has been awarded an A$8 million ($5.8 million) contract by MSP Engineering at the Tianqi Lithium Kwinana processing plant in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - CEO and a member of the board of MIDHCO said: “In the world, steel production is 71% nominal capacity. In the other words, if the global total capacity of steel production is 2.2 billion tons, the real production is 1.6 tons. China, by producing 800 million tons of steel, has 49 percent of global share.

Mining News Pro - CEO of Zob Ahan Isfahan Co. said in an interview about the capability of Iran to produce railroad tracks.

Mining News Pro - Capstone Mining (TSX: CS) released today positive results of an updated technical report for its Cozamin mine, located north-northwest of Zacatecas City in the Mexican north-central state of the same name.

Mining News Pro - Westgold Resources has decided to sell the majority of its lithium royalties instead of executing its previously planned demerger of the assets.

Mining News Pro - BHP Nickel West has received approval from the Western Australian Government to develop its Venus nickel sulphate deposit near Leinster in the northern Goldfields.

Mining News Pro - An emerging lithium-boron supplier has appointed an engineering and design firm to complete a definitive feasibility study for a significant lithium project in Nevada, USA.

Mining News Pro - The global nickel market deficit widened slightly to 9,200 tonnes in September from the previous month`s revised deficit of 8,100 tonnes, the International Nickel Study Group (INSG) said.

Mining News Pro - The Josemaria copper/gold project in the Andes mountains of San Juan, Argentina, will be on an accelerated development schedule, as Canadian junior NGEx Resources moves to elevate the project to construction-ready level amid a global scarcity of such projects.

Mining News Pro - Aluminum producers will need to build additional smelting capacity outside of China as inventories run down in the coming two to three years, according to Rio Tinto Group.

Mining News Pro - As per Steel daily,South Korea based HRC importers have turned active and are procuring material from China amid competitive steel prices along with tight supply in domestic market.

Mining News Pro - Tata Steel is successfully leading the integration of Bhushan Steel.

Mining News Pro - VSA Predicts stable growth for Vietnam’s steel consumption

Mining News Pro - Japanese based major steelmaker Tokyo Steel likely to increase plate prices for the first time in 11 months amid tight supply and strong demand

Mining News Pro - Mohammad Reza Ghasemi, referring to the conclusion of the contract with Kani Copas, said: "The equipment needed to create the necessary ground for the start of geotechnical studies has begun, and in the lead week we will begin to conduct the implementation of geotechnical engineering studies and hydrology."

Mining News Pro - New Century Resources’ first shipment from the restarted Century zinc mine in Queensland has arrived in China.

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