Mining News Horizon furthers Boorara strategy following trial completion Mining News Pro - Horizon Minerals has discovered high-grade gold potential after completing the trial and pit mapping of the Boorara gold project in Western Australia. Whitehaven lowers coal guidance amid market pressure Mining News Pro - Whitehaven Coal has maintained a shaken but steadying business through the March quarter after being impacted by low seaborne coal prices and transport disruptions. Red River continues Hillgrove ramp up Mining News Pro - Red River has continued its gold production momentum at the Hillgrove and Thalanga operations in New South Wales and Queensland, respectively. Newmont to extend Boddington life with autonomous fleet Mining News Pro - Newmont has delivered the first production from its new autonomous truck fleet at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia. Strike advances Paulsens East approval Mining News Pro - Strike Resources has received the go-ahead for its Paulsens East iron ore mine in Western Australia with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) approving a project management plan (PMP). Sandvik unveils DT923i jumbo Mining News Pro - Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has released a new tunnelling jumbo, the DT923i, for high power face drilling in tunnel and cavern excavations. Scientists’ insight to move the hydrogen mobility needle a notch’-insight-to-move-the-hydrogen-mobility-needle-a-notch Mining News Pro - New research by scientists with the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory lends insight that could be used to design new materials for making renewable fuels and storing energy. Gold price rebounds on US inflation data Mining News Pro - Gold prices rebounded on Tuesday from their lowest levels in more than a week after new data showing a sharp rise in US inflation bolstered bullion’s appeal as an inflation hedge and weighed on the dollar. Orocobre shares up on higher lithium prices Mining News Pro - Lithium miner Orocobre said on Tuesday that sales during the March quarter had reached 3,032 tonnes at a price of $5,853 per tonne free-on-board (FOB), with pricing up more than 50% compared with the December 2020 quarter. Barrick ups emissions reduction target to 30% by 2030 Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold held its first-ever virtual presentation to investors on sustainability and reported that in 2020, it had zero high-significance environmental incidents, reached 79% water recycling and reusing by its operations and introduced community development committees at all its active sites. Resolute shares jump on Bibiani mine lease restoration Mining News Pro - Shares in Australia’s Resolute Mining shot up on Wednesday on news that Ghana had restored the mining lease for the company’s Bibiani gold mine. Paramount receives permits for drilling near Grassy Mountain Mining News Pro - Paramount Gold Nevada is gearing up to start a 15-hole reverse circulation drilling campaign at the Frost project, southwest of the company’s proposed high-grade underground Grassy Mountain gold mine, later this quarter. PFS into cathode powder proves positive for Lithium Australia Mining News Pro - A prefeasibility study (PFS) by the subsidiary of ASX-listed Lithium Australia, VSPC, into a lithium ferro phosphate (LFP) cathode powder has confirmed the project’s robust economics. Paladin completes retail entitlement offer Mining News Pro - Uranium company Paladin Energy has completed the retail component of its 1-for-8.5 fully underwritten accelerated non-renounceable pro-rata entitlement offer, raising A$26.2-million. Resolute clears up Bibiani issues Mining News Pro - The Ghanaian government has restored the mining lease for the Bibiani gold mine, ASX- and LSE-listed Resolute Mining reported on Wednesday, however the sale of the asset was now being questioned. Billionaire miner sees copper as a national security issue Mining News Pro - Copper is so crucial in electrifying the global economy that finding enough of it has become a national security issue, according to mining magnate Robert Friedland. Seriti rejects calls for probe into South32 deal that will make it Eskom`s largest coal supplier`s-largest-coal-supplier Mining News Pro - Under siege Seriti Resources whose impending acquisition of South32 coal mines has raised calls for an investigation has dismissed the complaints against it as "vague" lacking substance. Skyrocketing metal prices threaten to hinder EV affordability Mining News Pro - A surge in demand for electric vehicles is sending the price of raw materials soaring, threatening to slow the push toward making cheaper batteries that are key to more widespread adoption. St George unearths rare, high-grade nickel discovery,-high-grade-nickel-discovery Mining News Pro - St George Mining has discovered new high-grade nickel-copper sulphides at the Mt Alexander project in Western Australia. March exports to China at record level Mining News Pro - Australia has recorded its highest ever monthly exports to China in March with $US13.2 ($17.26 billion) billion worth of goods headed to the country. CIMIC confident in commodity strengths Mining News Pro - CIMIC Group chairman and chief executive officer Juan Santamaria expects the company’s position will strengthen due to growth in Australia’s major commodity exports over the next two years. Copper demand to double with decarbonisation Mining News Pro - BHP president of minerals for the Americas Ragnar Udd has expressed his optimism for growing copper demand in the future at the CRU World Copper Conference in Chile. Galaxy puts Mt Cattlin production back on track Mining News Pro - Galaxy Resources has returned the Mt Cattlin spodumene-tantalite mine in Western Australia to its nameplate capacity, continuing a streak of lithium rebounds since last year. Sandvik reaches automation milestone Mining News Pro - Sandvik has delivered its 100th automated loader in the Asia Pacific region following the delivery of a Sandvik LH621i to Byrnecut in Australia during March. Mining firms reshape boardrooms as investors demand sustainability Mining News Pro - Under fire after a string of high-profile disasters, mining firms are shaking up their boardrooms in response to criticism that they are failing to meet their own environmental, social, and governance standards. Space mining enthusiasts to discuss legal framework Mining News Pro - Scientists, economists and space mining enthusiasts are set to gather next week in Luxembourg to discuss and analyze the latest discoveries on the subject, as well as new concrete use cases for extra-terrestrial resources. Nornickel to boost output of nickel products in Finland for EV battery market Mining News Pro - Russian metals producer Nornickel said on Tuesday it will boost output of nickel products at its Harjavalta plant in Finland as it bets on the expanding market for battery materials needed for electric vehicles (EV). Copper smelter terms at rock bottom as mine squeeze hits Mining News Pro - Copper’s turbo-charged rally has stalled over the last few weeks as funds have taken profits and physical buyers have refused to chase prices higher. Nevada-focused gold miner i-80 falls in Toronto debut Mining News Pro - US-focused gold miner i-80 Gold Corp, a company formed as part of the C$612 million ($478m) acquisition of Premier by Equinox Gold, debuted on the Toronto exchanged on Tuesday, falling slightly in the first hour of trading. B2Gold commissions “world’s largest” off-grid solar battery plant at Fekola“world’s-largest”-off-grid-solar-battery-plant-at-Fekola Mining News Pro - Canada’s B2Gold has commissioned an off-grid solar battery hybrid system at its Fekola gold mine in Mali, said to be the world’s largest in the mining industry.