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Mining News Pro - AUS judge on Wednesday quashed a bid to widen the scope of a civil lawsuit by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that accused miner Rio Tinto of fraud at its Mozambican coal business, a court filing showed.

Mining News Pro - The Australian Government has reinforced the role it expects the critical minerals sector to play in the country’s future in its third road map for the national manufacturing priority list.

Mining News Pro - The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has urged mining companies to uphold the values of a new environmental initiative introduced this month.

Mining News Pro - South32, OZ Minerals and IGO are among the mining companies that have initiated the Electric Mine Consortium to reduce scope one and two carbon emissions in mining operations.

Mining News Pro - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on wealthy nations to end coal use by 2030 so the world can meet its goals to curb global warming, urging G7 nations to make that commitment before or at a leaders` summit in June.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto plans to argue a $406.5 million tax bill from the Australian Taxation Office following its denial of reductions in interest from money borrowed in 2015

Mining News Pro - Spending on exploration in global minerals powerhouse Australia rose in the December quarter to its highest in over seven years as prospectors stepped up their activity to meet strengthening global demand.

Mining News Pro - Precious metals miner Fresnillo reported a sharp jump in full-year pre-tax profit on Tuesday, boosted by strong gold and silver prices, but the company said it remains cautious for 2021 due to the continued impact of the pandemic in Mexico.

Mining News Pro - Expansion at an Australian lead and zinc mine run by miner Glencore puts at risk several sacred Aboriginal sites including a historical quarry, the head of a Northern Territory oversight authority told an Australian inquiry on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - South Africa would be foregoing an “extraordinary opportunity” should it fail to develop local manufacturing capacity around its large-scale and multidecade deployment of renewable energy, Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter argued on Monday.

Mining News Pro - Australian Potash has received a $140 million loan facility to further develop the Lake Wells Sulphate of Potash (SOP) project near Laverton, Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Calidus Resources has commenced site works at the Warrawoona project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region in another step towards pouring first gold in 2022.

Mining News Pro - A class action against a coal mine extension that begins on Tuesday could make it more difficult for coal mines to be approved in Australia on the basis of intergenerational equity and climate change, if the claimants prove successful.

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk has had it with nickel.

Mining News Pro - Mountain Province Diamonds has started a ramp-up to resume operations at the Gahcho Kué mine, where production was suspended on February 6 after experiencing several cases of Covid-19.

Mining News Pro - Latin Resources has announced it will start exploration work on its lithium projects, held by its wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary Mineracao Ferro Nordeste, in the Jequitinhonha valley region of Minas Gerai

Mining News Pro - Precious metals developer Redstone Resources has successfully raised A$2.2-million through an oversubscribed private placement, at an issue price of 1.2c apiece.

Mining News Pro - The Australian gold mining sector has set a new production record with 327 tonnes in 2020 despite the challenges of the year, according to gold consultants Surbiton Associates.

Mining News Pro - The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has flagged strong demand for critical minerals following indications that the United States plans to develop renewable energy facilities and extensive electric vehicle (EV) supply.

Mining News Pro - The outgoing National Planning Commission (NPC) is preparing to hand over the extensive work it has done to build consensus on South Africa’s ‘just transition’ to a low-carbon and climate-resilient society to the newly formed Presidential Coordinating Commission on Climate Change (PCCCC).

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