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Mining News Pro - TSX-listed Canada Cobalt Works produced the first premium-grade cobalt sulphate from its 100%-owned Castle mine, in Northern Ontario, using its proprietary Re-2OX process.

Mining News Pro - Neometals is increasing focus on the development of its Mt Marion lithium operations and proposed Kalgoorlie refinery in Western Australia through a restructure.

Mining News Pro - ASX-listed Mineral Resources this week reported a 16% increase in revenue for the full year ended June, with net profits after tax jumping from A$201-million to A$272-million.

Mining News Pro - The board of ASX-listed Neometals has approved the demerger of the Barrambie titanium/vanadium project, in Western Australia, along with the associated technology assets, into a newly listed company.

Mining News Pro - SANTIAGO – Chile`s SQM, one of the world`s largest lithium producers, said on Monday that it agreed to sell its 50% stake in the Cauchari-Olaroz project in Argentina to China`s Ganfeng Lithium for $87.5-million.

Mining News Pro - Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) and Continental Resources (NYSE: CLR) have struck a strategic relationship to jointly buy mineral rights in the Scoop and Stack oil & gas plays in Oklahoma.

Mining News Pro - Platinum plunged on Monday, falling 3% on the day and hitting the lowest level in ten years.

Mining News Pro - Brent crude prices today rose by 26 cents, up 0.4 percent to $ 72 and 87 cents a barrel.

Mining News Pro - Aim-listed Beowulf has announced a maiden mineral resource estimate for its Aitolampi graphite project, which it believes has the potential to serve the developing battery manufacturing market in Finland and Sweden.

Mining News Pro - The head of the South Khorasan Industry, Mining and Trade Organization announced the discovery of a potash mine with a clear reserve of 1.2 billion tons in the province.

Mining News Pro - In recent conversations with market participants SteelMint learned that, imported scrap market has observed limited quantity deals at almost stable prices in Bangladesh. Following corrections in global markets, Bangladesh scrap importers booked few deals for imported scrap recently, moreover, local market has observed few signs of improvement in local finish steel demand reflecting in increasing enquiries for imported scrap.

Mining News Pro - Amid strict quality control, tightened supply in summer and restocking ahead of Obon holidays Japanese scrap prices have turned strong.

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals has recently become a Mining3 member, augmenting the strong membership base with another high-performing global mining company. Mining3 Chief Executive Officer, Professor Paul Lever, said he is delighted to have OZ Minerals—one of Australia’s largest copper producers—on board. The company’s Prominent Hill mine is shown in the picture.

Mining News Pro - South Korea’s Hyundai Steel skips Japanese scrap bids, books bulk cargo - South Korea’s leading EAF steelmaker - Hyundai Steel has suspended its bids for all grade of Japanese scrap for almost three consecutive weeks amid sufficient inventories and ample numbers of contracts in hand. Hyundai Steel seems not interested to accept the price expectations from Japanese scrap suppliers which have moved up due to rising domestic scrap prices in major regions like Kanto and Gulf in Japan.

Mining News Pro - Graphite India Limited (GIL) first quarter (Q1) numbers for the financial year 2018-19 are out and the company’s sales have recorded a dramatic surge of 373% y-o-y basis at INR 1,965 crore against INR 415 crore in Q1 FY18. Also if we make a comparison against the previous quarter (Q4 FY18), the company’s sales have increased by 48% from INR 1,323 crore.

Mining News Pro - Privately held Dundas Mining is restarting its Avebury nickel mine in Tasmania early next year and Swiss trading house Transamine has secured the offtake, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - KALGOORLIE – Privately held Dundas Mining is restarting its Avebury nickel mine in Tasmania early next year and Swiss trading house Transamine has secured the offtake, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Argosy Minerals has confirmed production of 99.6 per cent purity lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) from the Stage 1 plant at its Rincon lithium project in Argentina.

Mining News Pro - SANTIAGO – Miner BHP said on Monday that it had formally requested a period of government mediation with the union at its Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world`s largest, prompting the union to postpone the start of a strike approved by workers.

Mining News Pro - Ferosilice will be produced soon in the Ferrochrome Sabzevar Complex in addition to ferrochrome

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