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Mining News Pro - American Battery Metals announced on Friday that it has significantly expanded the size of its Temple Mountain vanadium project in Emery County, Utah, USA.

Mining News Pro - Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) is pleased to announce the launch of the Horizons Global Uranium Index ETF. Units of the ETF will begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HURA.

Mining News Pro - BHP on Tuesday admitted to institutional investors it “overinvested” in its Jansen potash project in Saskatchewan where the Anglo-Australian giant has already spent $2.7B over nearly six years.

Mining News Pro - Alba Minerals (TSX-V:AA) announced that it entered into an agreement with Journey Exploration to acquire all of its issued and outstanding share capital.

Mining News Pro - Republican senators led by Lisa Murkowski has introduced bipartisan legislation to secure mineral resources and supply chains, reducing reliance on foreign sources. The new legislation – the American Minerals Security Act – listed lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel as "critical minerals" to the auto and energy industries.

Mining News Pro - RCT has finalised a major automation project at MATSA’s Aguas Teñidas and Magdalena mines in the Huelva province of Spain.

Mining News Pro - Epiroc has introduced the fifth generation of the Rig Control System (RCS) for Pit Viper blasthole drilling rigs, a development it considers to be the “next evolutionary step” towards fully autonomous mining.

Mining News Pro - North American Palladium of Toronto has expanded the platinum group metals zone at the Sunday Lake property, 25 km northeast of Thunder Bay and 60 km south of NAP’s Lac des Iles mill.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s federal government has given the go ahead to Cameco`s (TSX:CCO, NYSE:CCJ) vast Yeelirrie uranium project, located 500 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Vanadium redox flow batteries or VRFB are capable of providing free energy to power-deprived communities for more than to two years without hitches, a brief issued by VSUN Energy states.

Mining News Pro - Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU) has tabled a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Patterson Lake South uranium project in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca region, outlining an open pit and underground hybrid operation.

Mining News Pro - Metro Mining’s Bauxite Hills mine north of Weipa is back in operation after a planned hiatus during the wet season in Far North Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Vancouver-based Victory Metals has expanded its landholdings at the Iron Point vanadium project to 5,382 hectares due to the results from recent reverse circulation drilling. The property is about 35 km from Winnemucca.

Mining News Pro - Diversified miner Rio Tinto on Monday approved the construction of the $463-million Zulti South project − the next stage in the development of mineral sands producer Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), in South Africa`s KwaZulu-Natal province.

Mining News Pro - Syrah Resources has cemented its comeback from production issues last last year by posting a monthly record in March 2019 at the Balama graphite project in Mozambique, southeast Africa.

Mining News Pro - British-based trading and investment group Energy Financing Team (EFT) said on Saturday it will take its 300 megawatt (MW) Stanari coal-fired power plant in northern Bosnia offline for a 35-day overhaul from March 25.

Mining News Pro - Human rights advocate Amnesty International has accused the electric vehicle (EV) industry of selling itself as environmentally friendly while most of the batteries they produce use polluting fossil fuels and unethically sourced minerals.

Mining News Pro - American Battery Metals announced that later this month it will start an exploration program at its Temple Mountain vanadium property in Emery County, Utah.

Mining News Pro - Canada is in danger of losing its global dominance in mining, despite recent government initiatives to improve competitiveness, according to a report from an industry association.

Mining News Pro - Shares in Sirius Minerals, the British company building a huge potash mine beneath a national park in North Yorkshire, were off to the races on Tuesday as it has come up with an alternative financing plan for the project.

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