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Mining News Pro - Canada’s metals and mining industry saw a rise of 19.4% in overall deal activity during February, when compared with the last 12-month average, according to analytics and consulting company GlobalData’s deals database.

Mining News Pro - Solar power is energising Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s facility in Zimbabwe, with the mining OEM saving around 400 t/y of carbon dioxide emissions, it says.

Mining News Pro - The South Australian government has moved to assist explorers in the region during the Covid-19 pandemic, deferring costs linked to exploration and licence fees in both the mineral and petroleum sectors.

Mining News Pro - The Western Australian resources sector has contributed close to A$7-million to a Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) initiative to benefit local communities throughout the state during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Red 5 has reached an agreement with Terrain Minerals to acquire the Great Western gold deposit in Western Australia for $2.5 million

Mining News Pro - Over the last month, Orla Mining has completed two deals that help pave the way for developing its Camino Rojo gold project in Mexico’s Zacatecas state, 50 km southeast of Newmont’s (NYSE: NEM) Penasquito mine.

Mining News Pro - Centamin has appointed Martin Horgan CEO, effective April 6.

Mining News Pro - An expert from SAP Africa has said mining companies may be forced to adopt autonomous technology to keep production flowing amid worldwide shutdowns due to the coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - McLanahan’s distributed local centres and wide source of subcontractors delivers certainty to miners during the current challenge.

Mining News Pro - Premier Gold Mines is offering to purchase the remaining 50% interest it doesn’t already own in the Greenstone Gold Mines Partnership (GGM) from Centerra Gold for US$205 million.

Mining News Pro - Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest has spent more than a decade feeding China’s steel-making boom — now he’s leveraging his ties there to source medical supplies for the battle against the coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - Mexico’s mining sector, one of the country’s major industries, will be able to continue operations deemed to be essential during the public health crisis caused by coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - Red 5 has made a $125 million share placement to investors to support the development of its King of the Hills (KOTH) gold project in Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields.

Mining News Pro - The federal government has announced a lifeline for Australia’s workforce amid the coronavirus pandemic, providing six million workers with a fortnightly wage subsidy of $1500 per person.

Mining News Pro - The Malaysian Government has extended its movement control order to combat the coronavirus, causing Lynas Malaysia to prolong the temporary suspension of its production plant.

Mining News Pro - The first batch of the 5 million rapid test kits for coronavirus, acquired by Vale, arrived in Brazil on Monday.

Mining News Pro - Copper/gold miner Oz Minerals on Monday maintained its production guidance for the full 2020, but announced a A$150-million deferral in overall capital expenditure for the year.

Mining News Pro - The majority of resources companies in Queensland would either maintain or increase their workforce during Covid-19, a new survey by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) found.

Mining News Pro - Major Rio Tinto has pledged $25-million in funding to support global grassroots community COVID-19 preparedness and recovery efforts.

Mining News Pro - The global metals and mining industry has recorded $US1.26 billion ($2.05 billion) in mergers and acquisition (M&A) deals for February.

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