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Mining News Pro - The Administrative Court of Armenia has accepted Lydian International’s lawsuit appealing a directive by the head of the Environmental and Mining Inspection Body, which ordered a stop to mining-related activities at the Amulsar project, owing to sightings of newly-found red-listed plants and animal species.

Mining News Pro - Minimum downtime and the optimum use of staff and resources are key to sustainable success in the minerals and mining industries.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Department of Environment and Science has issued an environmental permit for a start-up mining and processing operation at the Ardmore phosphate rock project.

Mining News Pro - Delrey Metals (CNSX: DLRY) has acquired two B.C. vanadium projects by issuing 5.5 million shares to BC Vanadium, a private company.

Mining News Pro - In a series of talks that took place within the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, defenders of the circular economy highlighted the importance of including mining of rare earth metals into their discussions.

Mining News Pro - India world’s third-largest scrap importer after Turkey and South Korea has witnessed fall in its scrap imports in Sept’18. As per customs data, India imported 406,506 MT ferrous scrap in Sept’18, down 19% as against 499,948 MT recorded in Aug’18. On yearly premises, scrap imports decreased by 10% Y-o-Y as against 450,097 MT ferrous scrap in Sept’17.

Mining News Pro - Cobham Aviation Services has secured a three-year contract with OZ Minerals to provide fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) services between Adelaide, Port Augusta and the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.

Mining News Pro - The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development has called on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to increase foreign currency retention for minerals producers to 70 percent from the current levels if the country is to achieve its Transitional Stabilisation Programme targets.

Mining News Pro - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will inaugurate the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project on Thursday, Alarabiya TV said on Twitter, quoting energy minister Khalid al-Falih.

Mining News Pro - The "transfer pricing" dispute relates to the amount of tax BHP owed for selling its Australian commodities via its Singapore marketing business — or allegedly shifting its profits offshore. (Image courtesy of BHP.)

Mining News Pro - SteelMint learned from market participants that imported scrap market in major South East Asian country, Vietnam has observed few bulk trades with sudden decline in scrap prices from Japan however, sentiments remained dull amid more competitive billet prices in the containerized scrap market.

Mining News Pro - Needle coke demand in India is on the rise as Graphite Electrode manufacturers in the country are trying to augment production against the backdrop of sky-high prices and increased demand.

Mining News Pro - The Graphite electrodes (GE) prices in China have remained stable this week with the end of most steel mills’ purchase season in November. According to sources, the inquiries from traders and downstream manufacturers have decreased and currently, the sales pressure is lesser as GE manufacturers do not have much inventory.

Mining News Pro - This week observed softening trends in major global scrap markets on weak demand.

Mining News Pro - NEW YORK – Palladium prices are shattering record highs, and investors are betting that tight supplies mean the bull run is just getting started.

Mining News Pro - Palladium and rhodium continue to be the two shining starts in the precious metals sector, both seeing surging momentum this week due to a growing imbalance in their supply and demand fundamentals.

Mining News Pro - TSX-listed Endeavour Mining on Thursday announced a maiden resource estimate of 11.3-million tonnes grading 2.71 g/t gold, containing 987 000 oz, for the Kari Pump discovery at the company’s flagship Houndé mine, in Burkina Faso, increasing the mine’s measured and indicated resources by 40%.

Mining News Pro - The joint venture with Alrosa sought to take advantage of the Russian miner’s technological expertise to identify new diamond-bearing kimberlites in the Kalahari sands. (Image courtesy of Botswana Diamonds’ Presentation.)

Mining News Pro - Oil rose on Wednesday, recouping some of the previous session’s slide, on the growing prospect of OPEC and allied producers cutting output at a meeting next month to prop up the market.

Mining News Pro - This week observed softening trends in major global scrap markets. Turkish scrap importers continued booking cargoes for Nov-Dec shipments at marginally corrected prices.

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