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Mining News Pro - The world’s number one mining company, BHP reported robust numbers from its copper operations on Monday, despite political upheaval in Chile, the location of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, operated by the company.

Mining News Pro - RJK Explorations joined forces with Eagle Geosciences of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, to deploy their new kimberlite identification technique at the miner’s Bishop Nipissing diamond project in Ontario.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian state prosecutors will announce a complaint against Vale SA, a contractor and 16 individuals for crimes related to the massive dam collapse that killed more than 250 people in Brazil last January.

Mining News Pro - Impala Platinum (Implats) has resumed drilling at the Sunday Lake platinum-palladium (PGM) property in Ontario following the completion of its acquisition of North American Palladium (NAP) last month.

Mining News Pro - BHP has welcomed the arrival of the first modules that are destined for the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Pancontinental Resources and American engineering company Environmental Risk Transfer were selected in a competitive process to explore the former Brewer gold mine in South Carolina, near Pancon’s Jefferson project.

Mining News Pro - Miners working at porphyry copper and gold deposits should be aware that the deeper a deposit is, the more copper there will be, while gold-rich deposits are closer to the surface. This, according to a study published in Nature Communications.

Mining News Pro - Germany imported 40.2 million tonnes of hard coal last year, 14.7% less than in 2018 due to competition from renewables and gas, and as the steel industry curbed usage, importers said on Friday.

Mining News Pro - World`s second largest iron ore miner- Rio Tinto`s Pilbara iron ore shipments witnessed at 327.4 MnT for CY19, down 3% as against 338.1 MnT in CY18. The shipments dropped amid weather disruption, fire at Cape Lambert A port facility, operational challenges, and also amid efforts to deliver higher quality Pilbara blend.

Mining News Pro - De Beers is considering key changes to the way it sells diamonds as frustration mounts among its customers—a supposedly elite group that are now struggling to turn a profit.

Mining News Pro - Goldsource Mines on Friday provided a summary of its highlights and accomplishments over the past year and presented an outlook for 2020.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle mine in remote Western Australia, the world’s biggest and the main global source of high-quality pink diamonds, will close in the fourth quarter this year, potentially pushing prices up and spurring exploration.

Mining News Pro - Benchmark iron ore prices climbed on Friday after economic data showed the country’s steelmakers produced just shy of 1 billion tonnes in 2019, the second record-breaking year in a row.

Mining News Pro - Taseko Mines has completed a new development plan and updated study for its Yellowhead copper project, 150 km northeast of Kamloops, British Columbia, adding 100 million tonnes to reserves and improving the economics.

Mining News Pro - Ivanhoe Mines’ co-chairmen Robert Friedland and Yufeng “Miles” Sun announced that the company’s South African subsidiary, Ivanplats, is fast-tracking a feasibility study on a smaller-scale, early-stage development plan using Shaft 1 as a production shaft at its Platreef palladium, platinum, nickel, copper, gold and rhodium mining licence.

Mining News Pro - The phase one trade deal that lists the items China agreed to buy more from the U.S. includes rare earths that are already in short supply in the North American nation.

Mining News Pro - Benchmark iron ore prices climbed on Tuesday after trade data showed Chinese imports of the steelmaking raw material topped 1 billion tonnes for the third year in a row as Beijing’s efforts to stimulate the economy pays off.

Mining News Pro - The Mining Court of Salta, Argentina, granted Millennial Lithium’s subsidiary, Proyecto Pastos Grandes, four of the five mining licenses that comprised the properties owned by state company Remsa. The land tenements are located within the Pastos Grandes project.

Mining News Pro - BlackRock Inc. will cut exposure to thermal coal as the world’s largest asset manager moves to address climate change, but that doesn’t mean it’s selling out of the biggest producers — including top shipper Glencore Plc.

Mining News Pro - Mirasol Resources has signed an option agreement with subsidiaries of Newmont to acquire the Inca gold project in northern Chile. The agreement would give Mirasol the opportunity to add to its portfolio a district-scale and underexplored, intermediate sulfidation epithermal project in the Paleocene belt of Chile.

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