Mining News Pro - Oil and gas major ExxonMobil has called off the multibillion-dollar sale of its stake in the Bass Strait oil and gas fields, off the coast of Victoria, after failing to attract attractive enough offers.

Mining News Pro - The new owner of a chrome mine in North West province that was placed on care and maintenance following the Covid-19 lockdown, plans to grow production in a phased, sustainable manner that will ultimately lead to the creation of more than 1 000 jobs, Mining Weekly can today report.

Mining News Pro - The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final permits for Azarga Uranium’s Class III and Class V underground injection control activities at the Dewey Burdock in-situ recovery uranium project in South Dakota.

Mining News Pro - The United Arab Emirates is set to become the first Arab Gulf country to generate electricity from coal. As governments increasingly turn to cleaner fuels and the price of renewable energy falls, it may also be the last.

Mining News Pro - Clay mining aspirant WA Kaolin is one of the latest companies to float on the ASX, raising $22 million to fund the development of the Wickepin kaolin project.

Mining News Pro - Bravus Mining and Resources (formerly Adani) has beaten its target for job creation during peak construction of the Carmichael project in Central Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed Australia’s best people are working on resolving why $700 million of Australian coal shipments are held off from Chinese ports.

Mining News Pro - The advancement of the palladium-dominant Waterberg project to a development and construction decision is the primary business objective of Platinum Group Metals (PTM).

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group is aiming to set itself apart from other major Australian iron ore producers with its integrated product strategy, targeting higher grade material.

Mining News Pro - Kirkland Lake Gold has outlined zero harm and a lower environmental footprint in its requirements for technology innovation at the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria.

Mining News Pro - The Trump administration is racing against legal deadlines and a merciless regulatory calendar in its last-ditch effort to sell drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in at noon on Jan. 20.

Mining News Pro - Global miner Rio Tinto neglected deep communications with traditional owners during China’s iron ore boom, focusing instead on the technical challenges of ramping up and then shrinking its business, an executive said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - This week has seen the launch of the first-ever European Hydrogen Week from November 23 to 27, a series of events showcasing the key role hydrogen is expected to play in reaching the European Union’s (EU) “European Green Deal” objectives.

Mining News Pro - Following a competitive tender process, Petra Diamonds has sold the Letlapa Tala Collection of five blue diamonds, weighing 85.6 ct in total, to a partnership between De Beers and Diacore for $40.36-million.

Mining News Pro - Monadelphous has secured around $60 million worth of construction and maintenance contracts with Rio Tinto and BHP across their Australian iron ore, bauxite and nickel projects.

Mining News Pro - Epiroc and Orica have come together to develop the world’s first semi-automated explosives delivery system, Avatel.

Mining News Pro - Industry leaders including BHP and Gold Fields reinstated their pledge towards the International Council on Mining & Metals’ (ICMM) innovation for the cleaner, safer vehicles (ICSV) initiative at IMARC 2020.

Mining News Pro - South32 has agreed to sell three mineral royalties in Western Australia to Canada’s Elemental Royalties for $US55 million ($75 million).

Mining News Pro - Agrimin has selected Royal IHC to complete front end engineering and design (FEED) contract works for automated wet harvesting equipment at the Mackay potash project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has signed a lease to build a workshop in Perth to better serve Western Australian mining and construction customers.