Other Elements and Materials

Mining News Pro - Vanadium redox flow batteries or VRFB are capable of providing free energy to power-deprived communities for more than to two years without hitches, a brief issued by VSUN Energy states.

Mining News Pro - Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU) has tabled a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Patterson Lake South uranium project in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca region, outlining an open pit and underground hybrid operation.

Mining News Pro - Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa is back in operation after a planned hiatus during the wet season in Far North Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Vancouver-based Victory Metals has expanded its landholdings at the Iron Point vanadium project to 5,382 hectares due to the results from recent reverse circulation drilling. The property is about 35 km from Winnemucca.

Mining News Pro - Diversified miner Rio Tinto on Monday approved the construction of the $463-million Zulti South project − the next stage in the development of mineral sands producer Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), in South Africa`s KwaZulu-Natal province.

Mining News Pro - Syrah Resources has cemented its comeback from production issues last last year by posting a monthly record in March 2019 at the Balama graphite project in Mozambique, southeast Africa.

Mining News Pro - British-based trading and investment group Energy Financing Team (EFT) said on Saturday it will take its 300 megawatt (MW) Stanari coal-fired power plant in northern Bosnia offline for a 35-day overhaul from March 25.

Mining News Pro - Human rights advocate Amnesty International has accused the electric vehicle (EV) industry of selling itself as environmentally friendly while most of the batteries they produce use polluting fossil fuels and unethically sourced minerals.

Mining News Pro - American Battery Metals announced that later this month it will start an exploration program at its Temple Mountain vanadium property in Emery County, Utah.

Mining News Pro - Canada is in danger of losing its global dominance in mining, despite recent government initiatives to improve competitiveness, according to a report from an industry association.

Mining News Pro - Shares in Sirius Minerals, the British company building a huge potash mine beneath a national park in North Yorkshire, were off to the races on Tuesday as it has come up with an alternative financing plan for the project.

Mining News Pro - Canada is announcing funding for the country’s smaller steel and aluminum producers as a tariff fight with the US drags on.

Mining News Pro - When OPEC started an oil-price war in late 2014, most people believed U.S. shale was doomed. In reality, the giant oil majors suffered most — burdened by expensive mega-projects, Chevron Corp., BP Plc and the rest struggled to adapt to the fall in energy prices.

Mining News Pro - Zimbabwe will scrap a law that denies foreign platinum mining companies control of their operations in the country, the mines minister said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - An enhanced definitive feasibility study (DFS) into the Lindi Jumbo graphite project, in Tanzania, has delivered a significant economic boost for the project, owner Walkabout Resources told shareholders on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - On Wednesday, platinum futures were in retreat again, sliding to $832 an ounce after a new study predicted the largest market surplus in at least six years for 2019. In January, the precious metal dropped to near 14-year lows.

Mining News Pro - BHP has invested $US6 million ($8.47 million) in Canadian clean energy company Carbon Engineering. The company develops direct air capture (DAC) technology that helps to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere.

Mining News Pro - United Co. Rusal Plc, Russia’s largest aluminum producer, suspended operations at its bauxite-mining unit in Guyana over a pay conflict with employees in the South American nation.

Mining News Pro - South Africa`s labour court has ordered a mineworkers` union to suspend its plans for an industry-wide strike from Feb. 28 to March 7 until it issues a ruling on whether to block the action, the union and producer Lonmin said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Boss Resources could be well placed to meet the needs of a burgeoning uranium bull market after reporting a 30 per cent mineral resource increase at the Honeymoon project in South Australia.

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