Mining News Pro - Commodities trader Trafigura has inked an agreement with the Congolese government to help improve conditions at informal mine sites in return for cobalt supplies.

Mining News Pro - Joe Biden’s victory in the US Presidential election marks a potential new chapter for one of Cuba’s biggest foreign investors.

Mining News Pro - Joe Biden’s victory in the U.S. presidential election marks a potential new chapter for one of Cuba’s biggest foreign investors.

Mining News Pro - IGO has commenced a large-scale exploration program on behalf of Boadicea Resources at the Symons Hill nickel tenement in Western Australia’s Fraser Range.

Mining News Pro - Chalice Gold Mines has highlighted the continued growth of its Gonneville intrusion within the Julimar nickel-copper-PGE project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Chalice Gold Mines is set to diversify its portfolio by acquiring three private properties at the Julimar nickel-copper-platinum group elements (PGE) project in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Nova Royalty has entered into a royalty purchase agreement with a subsidiary of Boart Longyear to acquire an existing 2.4% net smelter return royalty on a portion of the Twin Metals project owned by Antofagasta PLC.

Mining News Pro - Explorer and developer Bluejay Mining inked on Tuesday a joint venture and earn-in agreement with Rio Tinto to advance the Enonkoski nickel project in Finland.

Mining News Pro - Ardea Resources has uncovered a high grade, shallow gold discovery in the Goongarrie nickel-cobalt deposit in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - The board of Russia’s Norilsk Nickel on Tuesday recommended a nine-month dividend of 98.64 billion roubles ($1.24 billion), at 623.35 roubles per share, down sharply fall from 2019.

Mining News Pro - Québec’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord region unveiled on Tuesday the Québec Plan for the Development of Critical and Strategic Minerals 2020-2025 (QPDCSM).

Mining News Pro - The London Metal Exchange (LME) nickel price last week touched a year-to-date high of $16,135 per tonne.

Mining News Pro - The Philippines is forming a government task force to resolve legal cases involving its mining assets, trying to push forward with their sale, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said.

Mining News Pro - British Columbia has a serious carbon leakage problem that could see the mining industry there shrink over the next 20 years, and emissions from mining rise in other countries, a new report by the Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) warns.

Mining News Pro - ndonesia expects to see investment in nickel processing, as well as petrochemicals, double to $35 billion by 2033, led by investors from China seeking to expand their businesses in Southeast’s biggest economy.

Mining News Pro - Global miner and commodities trader Glencore (LON: GLEN) is close to securing nickel supply deals with automakers and battery producers amid a looming squeeze in the market and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s recent call to miners to produce more of the metal.

Mining News Pro - BHP is positioning its Nickel West operations, including this year’s Honeymoon Well acquisition, to benefit from the evolving electric vehicle and battery storage revolution.

Mining News Pro - Battery manufacturers and automakers are increasingly looking to invest in nickel projects to secure supply and the resurgent West Australian sector stands to benefit, according to Mincor Resources managing director David Southam.

Mining News Pro - Global financial services provider Macquarie Group has called for investment into the nickel sector, despite an anticipated oversupply in the near-term.

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals has completed a $76 million acquisition of Cassini Resources, giving the company full ownership of the West Musgrave nickel-copper project in Western Australia.

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