Mining News 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. 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. 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. Yamana invests C$20.6m in Ascot$206m-in-Ascot Mining News Pro - Precious metals miner Yamana Gold has invested C$20.64-million in explorer and developer Ascot Resources, which is restarting the past-producing Premier gold mine, in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle. Theta`s underground study delivers`s-underground-study-delivers Mining News Pro - A prefeasibility study (PFS) into ASX-listed Theta Gold Mines’ TGME underground project, in South Africa, has estimated that the project would cost some $79-million to develop. GR Engineering secures $59.5m Norseman contract$595m-Norseman-contract Mining News Pro - GR Engineering has won a contract to build a processing plant at the Norseman gold project in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. Porgera gold mine set for restart Mining News Pro - The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government and Barrick Gold have formed a new partnership that will lead to the reopening of the Porgera gold mine later this year. Implantable gold sensor can help monitor vital values Mining News Pro - Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have developed an implantable sensor based on color-stable gold nanoparticles. The sensor can be operated in the body for several months. Antipa JV`s exploration budget increases`s-exploration-budget-increases Mining News Pro - The joint venture (JV) partners for the Citadel copper/gold project, in Western Australia, have increased the exploration budget for 2021 from A$13.8-million to A$24.5-million. Pantoro reaches milestone at Norseman Mining News Pro - Pantoro has reached its A$50-million sole-fund milestone at the Norseman gold project, in Western Australia, forming an unincorporated joint venture (JV) with fellow-listed Tulla Resources. Artemis selects banks for $360m Blackwater project loan$360m-Blackwater-project-loan Mining News Pro - Artemis Gold has selected two banks to arrange a C$360-million project loan facility to fund a significant portion of the estimated construction costs of its Blackwater project, in central British Columbia. Perenti secures $235 million contract extension at Geita$235-million-contract-extension-at-Geita Mining News Pro - Perenti Global subsidiary African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has locked in a two-year contract at AngloGold Ashanti’s Geita gold mine in Tanzania. Fosterville guides Kirkland Lake above production target Mining News Pro - Kirkland Lake Gold has exceeded its production guidance for the first quarter of 2021, at 302,847 ounces, following a record year in 2020. Gold Road yet to secure acquisition of Tropicana stake Mining News Pro - Gold Road Resources has confirmed that a bid it made to acquire IGO’s 30 per cent interest in the Tropicana joint venture project in Western Australia has not reached an agreement. Barrick and PNG reach deal over Porgera mine Mining News Pro - Canada’s Barrick Gold and Papua New Guinea (PNG) have ended a year-long standoff with an agreement that gives the country’s government a majority stake in the Porgera gold mine and outlines plans to restart operations. WA ports prepare for cyclone Seroja Mining News Pro - Western Australia is expecting flash flooding and treacherous ocean conditions along its coastline this weekend as Tropical Cyclone Seroja sets in between Oslow and Perth. Gold prices surge to six-week highs Mining News Pro - Spot gold prices have risen to a high of $US1759.70 ($2298.06) per ounce on Thursday, reaching its highest point in over a month. Wiluna hands out decade-long Contract extension Mining News Pro - Wiluna Mining has extended a power supply contract with Contract Power Group at its namesake gold operation in Western Australia. Equinox completes Premier Gold Mine acquisition, renames Hardrock project,-renames-Hardrock-project Mining News Pro - Equinox Gold has completed its acquisition of TSX-listed Premier Gold Mines, adding Premier`s interest in the construction-ready Hardrock project in Ontario, Canada; the producing Mercedes mine, in Mexico; and the Hasaga and Rahill-Bonanza exploration properties, in Ontario, to the company`s existing portfolio of gold assets. Osisko Mining publishes promising PEA for Windfall project Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Osisko Mining has announced positive results from an independent preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its wholly-owned Windfall gold project, located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, in Quebec. More production targeted at Syama Mining News Pro - Gold production at the Syama mine, in Mali, is expected to increase to between 250 000 oz and 300 000 oz a year to 2029, ASX- and LSE-listed Resolute Mining reported. IronRidge starts Kineta North drilling campaign Mining News Pro - IronRidge Resources has commenced with 2 500 m of reverse circulation (RC) drilling at the Kineta North gold licence in north-eastern Côte d`Ivoire, West Africa. Kirkland Lake maps out five-year technology investment Mining News Pro - Kirkland Lake Gold plans to invest $US75 million ($98 million) in environmental technology centres over each of the next five years to reduce its carbon footprint while embracing automation and digitisation. Ramelius overcomes hurdle to reach production target Mining News Pro - Ramelius Resources has achieved its quarterly production target despite an unplanned shutdown at the Edna May gold mine in Western Australia last month. Resolute flags Syama production boost beyond latest upgrade Mining News Pro - Resolute Mining is anticipating higher-than-expected production from the Syama gold mine in Mali, Africa, over its 11-year mine life following an upgrade at the site. Dreadnought finds Gascoyne partner in First Quantum Mining News Pro - First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has partnered with Dreadnought Resources to develop the Mangaroon gold and base metals project in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.