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Ginguro to acquire 80% interest in Valterra’s Weepah gold project

The high-grade gold exploration project is located in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

ZEN gets $1m grant for graphene-enhanced concrete project

The Canadian company said that, thanks to the grant, it may be able to provide innovative cement-based composite products to Ontario by 2020.

Nevada Copper inks $115m deal to construct Pumpkin Hollow

Nevada's first copper mine in a decade is set to enter production during the final quarter of this year.

Livent shares tumble 22% on sales miss, guidance cut

Lithium chemicals supplier Livent Corp. saw its shares tumble by over 22% on Wednesday on the back of a disappointing Q1 earnings release.

Polished diamond prices drop in April — report

According to Rapaport, the price of 1-carat diamonds slid by 1% year-to-date and the price of 3-carat diamonds fell by 6.1% year-to-date.

Rio Tinto and Caterpillar to build intelligent mine in Western Australia

Once completed, the mine will have an annual capacity of 43 million tonnes, underpinning output of the Pilbara Blend, Rio Tinto’s flagship iron ore product.

Kinross Gold reports strong Q1 results — on track to meet 2019 guidance

Production cost per ounce was $682, a win for Kinross, with 2019 guidance set for $730 per ounce.

IAMGOLD stock sinks over 12% as Q1 results fall short

The Toronto-based gold miner reported an adjusted net loss of $2.2m, or roughly $0 per share, falling short of analysts' expectations of $0.01 per share.

Great Atlantic acquires Glenelg vanadium property in New Brunswick

Recent and historic bedrock grab samples from the Glenelg project returned values of 0.33 & 0.42% V2O5.

Transition Metals optimistic after running MT survey at platinum-palladium project in Ontario

As a result of the survey, 235 hectares in 11 new claims were added to the northern portion of the Saturday Night project.

US senate introduces new bill to boost domestic battery minerals supply

The new legislation goes further than ever before, looking at not only the domestic mineral resources but the supply chains that refine the raw materials for electric vehicles.

Codelco not giving away gold watches anymore

For decades, the National Copper Corporation gave away expensive gold watches to workers that have been with the company for over 30 years.

Regency’s plans to acquire Vanadium North receive conditional approval

The TSX Venture Exchange issued a conditional approval of the definitive agreement signed back in February 2019.

Cache Exploration buys gold project in Mali

The Vancouver-based company signed a definitive agreement with private vendor Rachid Mogabgab.

Tudor to drill 14,000 metres at Treaty Creek gold project

According to the Vancouver-based company, gold mineralization at the drilling target remains open in all directions.

Automation overhaul at Matsa’s Spanish copper mines

RCT has finished a major automation project at Matsa Resources’ Aguas Teñidas and Magdalena mines in the Huelva province of Spain.

INFOGRAPHIC: Smart solutions for smart mines

With Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Big Data, the modern mine is digitally connected and operations are optimized in all aspects.

Gold demand up 7% in Q1, boosted by central banks, India

Continued gold buying from central banks and the wedding season in India helped to boost gold demand in Q1.

Minaurum doubles size of Alamos silver project in Mexico

The Vancouver-based miner boosted the project to 37,000 hectares and discovered four new veins.

Pure Energy inks deal with Schlumberger subsidiaries for Clayton Valley lithium project

Among the commitments in the deal, the investor may earn into the option for the project by constructing a $20 million pilot plant for the processing of lithium brine.

Ivanhoe appoints former Kinross CFO Giardini president, CEO to retire

Ivanhoe Mines has appointed former Kinross CFO Tony Giardini as its new president.

World Bank, Germany, Rio and Anglo set up "climate smart" mining fund

The World Bank is targeting a total investment of $50 million, to be deployed over a 5-year timeframe.

INFOGRAPHIC: Metals and minerals used in renewable power generation

Global demand for strategic minerals like lithium, graphite and nickel will skyrocket by 965%, 383% and 108% respectively by 2050, according to the World Bank’s updated 2018 projections.

GoldON interested in Great Bear’s West Madsen gold project in Ontario

The Victoria-based company announced it wants to earn an initial 60% interest and a subsequent 100% interest in the West Madsen gold property.

Ridgestone Mining finds two types of mineralization at Mexican gold-copper project

Rebeico sits on Mexico’s famed Sierra Madre Gold belt, credited with production of over 80 million ounces of gold and over 4.5 billion ounces of silver.