MINING.com Staff

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.

Australian mining industry group praises free trade deal with Peru

Ratification of the deal is expected to deliver major investment and job opportunities for Australia’s mining industry.

Golden Share Resources acquires Sandridge project in Ontario

The project is located approximately 150 kilometres east of Thunder Bay and it sits on the Winston Lake Greenstone Belt.

TerraX’s Yellowknife City Gold property gets land use permit

The new permit replaces two previous ones that covered a smaller area.

British Columbia government creates new divisions to improve mine safety and promote investment

The Canadian province is resource-rich, and home to Vancouver, the mining junior capital of the world.

Fiore Gold reports increase in Pan mine's production

In 2018, the miner's gold output barely reached the lower end its production guidance.

Titan Minerals and Core Gold merge and create Latin America-focused company

The miners signed a binding arrangement pursuant to which Titan will acquire all of the issued and outstanding Core Gold common shares by way of a share exchange.

Maverix Metals achieves record gold equivalent production

The Vancouver-based firm exceeded the high end of its increased 2018 guidance of 19,000 ounces.

Pan American Silver completes $1B-buyout of Tahoe Resources

The Vancouver-based miner acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Nevada-based Tahoe.