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Mining News Pro - Pilbara Minerals is inching closer to calling the Altura lithium project in Western Australia its own after launching a $240 million equity raising to fund the acquisition.

Mining News Pro - Miners and metal producers should see a more favourable pricing environment in 2021 as almost all mineral and metal prices (except iron ore) are expected to average higher in 2021 on a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, Fitch Solutions forecasts in its latest report.

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals plans to increase the production and plant capacity of its West Musgrave project in Western Australia, following the completion of its pre-feasibility study.

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals has increased the production rate at the Carrapateena copper-gold mine in South Australia, achieving a planned ramp up ahead of schedule.

Mining News Pro - Pilbara Minerals said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy the lithium assets of troubled peer Altura Mining Ltd for $175 million, in further sector consolidation that suggests a two-year bear market may be turning around.

Mining News Pro - The Queensland Government is encouraging the state’s resources industry to discover new minerals, including nickel, cobalt, copper and gold as part of its exploration funding in the 2020-21 state budget.

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals has resumed full production at its 777 zinc-copper mine in Flin Flon, Manitoba, following a skip hoist incident in October that forced the company to halt operations.

Mining News Pro - The Minerals Council South Africa has expressed its concern about the sovereign ratings downgrades by agencies Moody’s and Fitch on November 20, which pushed South Africa deeper into “junk territory”.

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals is set to invest $47 million towards the expansion of its Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia.

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Search Minerals and USA Rare Earth announced Tuesday that they have entered into a technical collaboration framework agreement to govern initial cooperation to advance the development of the mineral resources held by each company.

Mining News Pro - The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in collaboration with Geoscience Australia and the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources recently published the second edition of the Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus, a document aimed at highlighting the country’s position on critical materials supply.

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 federal government finalized a rule change this week giving public land regulators the ability to reduce royalty rates for non-energy mineral producers.

Mining News Pro - Oleg Novachuk and Vladimir Kim, the current and past chairman of Kaz Minerals, are proposing a buyout offer of the pure-play copper company.

Mining News Pro - Pilbara Minerals has secured a conditional agreement to acquire Altura Mining’s lithium operations, including the Pilgangoora site that neighbours its own flagship mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Stavely Minerals has uncovered one of its best drilling results to date at the Cayley Lode discovery at the Thursday’s Gossan prospect, part of its Stavely copper-gold project in Victoria.

Mining News Pro - OZ Minerals is targeting higher production at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia this year on the back of strong performance and record gold prices.

Mining News Pro - The federal government has released an updated edition of the Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus 2020 for investors to identify the commercial opportunities within the country’s mineral projects

Mining News Pro - Copper developer Orion Minerals has launched a high-impact exploration programme at its Prieska project, in South Africa, to test prospective near-mine and regional targets.

Mining News Pro - Pilbara Minerals has recorded improved production, sales and plant run-time in the September quarter at its Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia.

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