Mining Industry

Mining News Pro - As world leaders are meeting and debating virtually during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Pact and the University of Delaware partnered to publish Mapping Artisanal and Small-scale Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Mining News Pro - Formidable Asset Management LLC, a hedge fund that bet on electric-vehicle maker Workhorse Group Inc., and battery maker Nano One Materials Corp. is now putting its money on a lithium mining company.

Mining News Pro - Tesla’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset, including an onerous permitting process, uncertain access to water and questions about unproven methodologies.

Mining News Pro - Lithium miner Orocobre has exceeded its share purchase plan (SPP) target by some A$13-million, with the ASX and TSX-listed company on Friday revealing that its SPP had raised A$43-million.

Mining News Pro - Ongoing engineering studies for the First Cobalt refinery, in Ontario, have reduced operating costs by 13% to $2.36/lb, improving refinery margins and enhancing project economics.

Mining News Pro - Altura Mining has ramped up operations at the Altura lithium project in Western Australia as workers returned to pre-COVID-19 rosters.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has pushed ahead with $75 million of planned maintenance shutdown work at its two alumina refineries in Gladstone, Queensland, this year.

Mining News Pro - Eurobattery Minerals announced that mineral tests conducted by SGS on the Castriz prospect in Galicia, Spain, confirmed economical-grade nickel sulphide.

Mining News Pro - Miner and commodities giant Glencore said on Wednesday it will invest A$500 million to extend the life of its copper smelter and refinery in the Australian state of Queensland beyond 2022.

Mining News Pro - Tesla revealed its new ‘4680 cell’ at the company’s Battery Day, promising five times more energy capacity and six times more power than previous cells, key factors to fulfill its long-term objective to sell a low cost mass-market electric vehicle.

Mining News Pro - Gold companies are vowing to give investors a greater share of the windfall from surging prices, without losing the fiscal discipline that’s returning to the industry.

Mining News Pro - The shareholders of lithium producer Altura Mining are expected to vote on an offtake agreement with major shareholder Hunan Yongshan Lithium Company on September 25.

Mining News Pro - Alcoa has expanded its alumina offering to produce the industry’s first low-carbon, smelter-grade brand, EcoSource.

Mining News Pro - Junior explorer Encounter Resources has received endorsement for its Elliott copper project in the Northern Territory from mining giant BHP, with the two companies forming a joint venture (JV).

Mining News Pro - Glencore has been awarded a financial lifeline by the Queensland Government to extend the operation of its Mount Isa copper smelter and Townsville refinery beyond 2022.

Mining News Pro - Ivanhoe Mines is accelerating its Kamoa-Kakula expansion in the Democratic Republic of Congo to prepare for an expected surge in copper demand that will outstrip supply.

Mining News Pro - BHP has hired SensOre to target mineral deposits in support of its Nickel West operations in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Cassini Resources shareholders have approved OZ Minerals’ bid to acquire the company three months after the deal was announced.

Mining News Pro - Mineral exploration company AVZ Minerals has revealed that it will boost its equity stake in the Manono lithium/tin project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to 75% in a $15.5-million share sale purchase agreement.

Mining News Pro - DGO Gold has expanded its land holding around a prospective copper target on the Stuart Shelf in South Australia, which also hosts BHP’s Olympic Dam and OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena deposits.

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