MINING.com Staff

Taxes and royalties paid by Australian miners equivalent to Federal Government education spending

Aussie miners paid A$30.6 billion in company tax and royalties in 2017-18.

Granada gets high-grade gold by employing disruptive technology

The miner reports attaining higher grades after running a preliminary gravity separation study on lower-grade, gold-bearing rock.

Kyrgyz and Turkish miners join forces to develop gold projects in Central Asia

Kyrgyz gold producer Chaarat and Turkish mining and mine construction contractor Çiftay want to collaborate on the Tulkubash and Kyzyltash projects in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Havilah Resources to explore for additional copper-cobalt resources in the Mutooroo district

The Mutooroo copper-cobalt district is located in New South Wales, eastern Australia.

Ukrainian government relocates Black Iron's processing plant and tailings facility

The parcel of land proposed by state officials in September 2018 was deemed unsuitable from a social and environmental standpoint.

Warrior Gold kicks off drilling campaign at Ontario project

The property is located approximately 6 kilometres north of the Cadillac Larder Lake Fault Zone.

Para pours first doré bar at Arizona mine

Management says that the initial doré bar is concrete evidence that the entire mining cycle from mine to plant to smelting is working successfully.

American Battery Metals ready to drill at Utah vanadium project

The 2019 campaign will include reverse circulation drilling of 10 holes for 3,000 feet.

Nickel demand growing thanks to EV boom

The need for nickel is starting to rise at a time when its price is too low to incentivize new project development.

White Metal acquires 100% interest in Ontario palladium-platinum project

The Seagull Lake property is 90 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, and consists of 133 claim cells totalling approximately 2,128 hectares.

Canadian miner ready to drill at centenary Arizona gold project

The US Bureau of Land Management approved Arizona Silver's Notice of Intent to start exploration drilling on the Philadelphia project.

Blackstone says BC cobalt project compares with world's top deposits

The Aussie miner says new work in recent months has uncovered fresh targets assaying up to 2.3% cobalt and 32 grams per tonne gold.

Luxfer’s acquisition of Neo Performance falls through

The Manchester-based company had agreed to acquire Neo for $612 million in cash and stock.

SEMAFO and Savary Gold join forces to expand in Burkina Faso

The deal will allow the Canadian miners to consolidate their Karankasso and Mana properties.

Open dialogue established between miner and BC First Nation around Rock & Roll property

The Rock & Roll property is located in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle and within Tahltan territory.

Great Panther completes acquisition of Brazilian miner

The Vancouver-based company now owns the Tucano mine, considered the second largest gold producer in Brazil.

Murchison now owns 100% of the HPM project in Québec

The Toronto-based miner acquired Pure Nickel's 50% interest in the nickel-copper-cobalt project.

Aussie state wants to attract more women to the mining workforce

The emphasis is on getting more women at senior levels.

Global Mineral Professionals Alliance launches tailings initiative

The members of the Alliance agreed on the urgency of examining tailings from the perspective of disposal and closure.

Troubadour to acquire historic gold rush-era Zeballos mining camp

The Zeballos high-grade gold mining camp was the site of a major gold rush in the 1930s and early 1940s.

Millennial Lithium’s project center in Argentina goes solar

A hybrid solar power system will provide electricity to the company's project center while reducing CO2 emissions by 147 tonnes annually and the costs for fuel by $250,000 per year.

Columbus Gold has a new CEO

Rock Lefrançois was promoted from COO to head of the company.

Explorex to acquire cobalt project in Nevada

The Buena Vista Hills cobalt - iron oxide - copper-gold project is located in Pershing County.

Portofino executes agreement to acquire Yergo lithium project in Argentina

The 2,932-hectare project encompasses a full salar.

ALX Uranium wants a piece of the Close Lake project in Saskatchewan

Close Lake is located between the Cigar Lake and McArthur River uranium mines, the two richest of their kind in the world.