Northern Graphite buying two mines, to be third largest producer outside China

Mining News Pro - Northern Graphite is spending $55 million to acquire two graphite producers and help fund development of its Bissett Creek graphite project. The company is purchasing the Lac des Iles mine and mill in Quebec and all the outstanding shares of Imerys Group, which owns the idled Okanjande project in Namibia.

BHP to introduce electric trains at Pilbara mines

Mining News Pro - BHP is buying four battery electric trains to transport iron ore from its mines to ports in Western Australia, following in the footsteps of its main local rivals Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group.

Vale, other Brazil miners ramp up production as rains subside

Mining News Pro - Brazilian miners including Vale SA are resuming production in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais after halting some operations due to heavy rains that disrupted logistics and increased the risk of accidents.

Serbia to decide on Rio Tinto’s lithium mine after April election

Mining News Pro - Serbia will decide whether Rio Tinto can proceed with developing a lithium mine in the country after a general election in April, its prime minister told Reuters, as protests by local communities continued.

Workers at Teck’s Highland Valley mine threaten to strike

Mining News Pro - Teck Resources said on Wednesday that a union representing 1,048 workers at its British Columbia mine could potentially go on a strike starting January 16.

Iron ore price rises as heavy rains force miners to halt operations in Brazil

Mining News Pro - The iron ore price jumped on Wednesday as heavy rains disrupted southeastern Brazil’s iron ore industry, with Vale among the companies halting operations and regulators sent to monitor the impact on tailings dams.

B2Gold says Mali mine can withstand impact of sanctions

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner B2Gold’s Fekola mine in Mali continues to operate normally and remains unaffected by sanctions imposed on the country by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), CEO Clive Johnson told Reuters on Tuesday.

B2Gold says Mali mine can withstand impact of sanctions

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner B2Gold’s Fekola mine in Mali continues to operate normally and remains unaffected by sanctions imposed on the country by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), CEO Clive Johnson told Reuters on Tuesday.

Brazilian deluge halts giant iron ore mines

Mining News Pro - Heavy rainfall is disrupting southeastern Brazil’s giant iron ore industry, with the world’s No. 2 producer Vale SA among companies to halt operations and regulators dispatched to monitor any impact on tailings dams.

Barrick says Mali mines unaffected by ECOWAS sanctions

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold, which owns Mali’s biggest gold mine complex Loulo-Gounkoto, said on Monday its mines in the country have “thus far not been affected” by sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West African States.

Ivanhoe to produce up to 340,000 tonnes of copper at DRC mine in 2022

Mining News Pro - Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) said on Monday is expects to produce between 290,000 to 340,000 tonnes of copper in concentrate in 2022 at its Kamoa-Kakula copper complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

French-owned mine in Brazil ordered to stop operating after dike overflow

Mining News Pro - The regulatory National Mining Agency (ANM) suspended operations of French steel pipe maker Vallourec at its Pau Branco iron ore mine in Brazil on Sunday, a day after a dike at the mine overflowed and cut off a federal highway, the company said.

Rains overflow dike at French-owned mine in Brazil

Mining News Pro - Heavy rainfall caused a dike to overflow on Saturday at a Brazil iron ore mine owned by French steel pipe maker Vallourec, cutting off a major federal highway, the local fire department said.

Trigon produces first concentrate at Kombat mine in Namibia

Mining News Pro - Trigon Metals has succeeded in restarting copper and silver concentrate production at the Kombat mine in Namibia, placing the project on track to meet commercial production targets by March.

PGG miners launch blockade of coal shipments in Poland

Mining News Pro - State-owned mining company PGG coal miners launched on Tuesday a two-day blockade of coal shipments in Poland to protest what they say is inadequate pay for extra work.

Negotiations over Cobre Panama mine contract near end

Mining News Pro - Panama’s government said on Wednesday that negotiations with the local unit of First Quantum (TSX: FM), aimed at obtaining more in royalty payments from the Canadian miner and improve environmental conditions at the giant Cobre Panama copper mine, are nearing an end.

BHP’s Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile hit by further water measures

Mining News Pro - BHP said on Wednesday it will modify operations at its Cerro Colorado copper mine in northern Chile to lessen the impact of a fresh ruling that prevents the company from drawing water from a nearby aquifer for 90 days, while it appeals the environmental court’s decision.

Pure Gold aims to get Red Lake mine on track with leadership shakeup

Mining News Pro - Pure Gold Mining has put new leadership in place at its PureGold operation in Red Lake, Ontario, in order to get the mine to consistent production and profitability.

The history, and the future of British Columbia’s Brucejack mine

Mining News Pro - The $2.8 billion acquisition by Australia’s 2nd biggest gold miner, Newcrest of Canada’s Pretium Resources late last year marked a new beginning for the Brucejack mine, Pretium’s former flagship asset and one of the highest grade gold mines in the world.

Indonesia miners seek a solution as coal export ban rattles global sector

Mining News Pro - Indonesian coal miners are seeking a quick resolution to a government coal export ban that is already causing fuel prices to rise and could disrupt the energy needs of some of the world’s biggest economies.

Private equity lines up for coal ‘bonanza’ left by public miners

Mining News Pro - Private equity firms are lining up to take on the dirty — and highly profitable — assets being divested by publicly traded commodity producers as the world grapples to decarbonize.

Centerra Gold confirms talks with Kyrgyzstan for out-of-court settlement over mine dispute

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Centerra Gold on Monday confirmed it was in talks with the Kyrgyzstan government for an out-of-court settlement over a dispute in which the state seized the company’s Kumtor mine.

Indonesia miners seek a solution as coal export ban rattles global sector

Mining News Pro - Indonesian coal miners are seeking a quick resolution to a government coal export ban that is already causing fuel prices to rise and could disrupt the energy needs of some of the world’s biggest economies.

Peru extends small-scale miners’ legalization process to 2024

Mining News Pro - Following a series of meetings between representatives of Peru’s executive and legislative powers and the small-scale mining sector, the country enacted a law that extends the process of legalization of artisanal miners to December 31, 2024.

Barrick’s North Mara mine in Tanzania reaches tailings storage target

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold announced Wednesday that its North Mara mine in Tanzania had achieved its commitment to bring the operation’s tailings storage facility’s (TSF) pond back within its permitted design capacity by the end of the year.

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