Titanium Mining News

Mining tech firm Outotec warns on project problems, shares plunge

Malfunctioning furnaces tank Outotec's shares.

Kenya to set up gold refinery to help small miners

The aim of the project is to improve the livelihoods of the beneficiary community and regional economy - Mining Ministry

Australia's northern infrastructure fund backs mineral sands project

Australian mineral sands developer Sheffield Resources said on Wednesday it will receive a $69 million loan from Australia's northern infrastructure fund to help develop its Thunderbird project.

VSMPO-Avisma and Boeing launch new titanium joint-venture in Russia

VSMPO-Avisma, the world's largest titanium producer, and US planemaker Boeing have launched a new manufacturing unit in Russia.

Titanium miner Kenmare's H1 profit surges on stronger Chinese demand

Kenmare Resources' pretax profit for the first half of the year tripled as it shipped more finished products to China and other Asian markets.

Base Resources posts record quarterly rutile production in Kenya

Base Titanium posts record quarterly production of the mineral rutile in Kenya.

US junior secures $1M for superalloy project in southeast Nebraska

NioCorp Developments expects to receive the funding from an entity managed by The Lind Partners, a New York-based asset management firm, on or around July 9.

Almost half of deadly mine accidents in South Africa happened at Sibanye-Stillwater sites: Minister

Gwede Mantashe said that 20 out of 45 mining deaths reported since the start of 2018 have taken place at Sibanye-Stillwater’s mining sites.

France's ERAMET raises bid for Australia's Mineral Deposits

ERAMET said it would pay A$322 million for the shares it did not already own in the company.

Shares of Colorado mining junior rocket on US critical minerals list

Niocorp's $1 billion Nebraska scandium-niobium-titanium project would reduce US dependence on Russia and China for superalloys used in defence industry.

Poor left out of mining profits as 'resource curse' hits Kenya

There were cases of displacement of communities, workers subjected to unsafe conditions, as well as soil, water and air pollution.

Fusion power using superconducting magnets: researchers are almost there

MIT scientists describe fusion power as a potentially "inexhaustible and zero-carbon source of energy."

Gold and titanium nanowires restore vision in blind mice

Researchers from Fudan University and the University of Science and Technology of China tried curing blindness using gold and titanium.

35 minerals absolutely critical to US security

The list includes minerals that are important for defense, economic, and industrial purposes.

NioCorp’s product suite at its Elk Creek superalloy metals mine proposed as “critical minerals” under Trump initiative

NioCorp believes that the proposed listing significantly elevates the strategic importance of the Elk Creek Project.

Nebraska governor says NioCorp’s Elk Creek a 'high-priority' project

Niocorp's Elk Creek project in southeast Nebraska aims to produce niobium, scandium and titanium.

Uranium Energy acquires Paraguay-based titanium project

The Alto Pará property covers an area of 70,498 ha of land and is located near Itaupu, the second largest hydro-electric dam in the world.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Kenya promises a more organized mining sector

The government will conduct a year-long airborne survey to map mineral deposits.

Along South Africa's east coast, locals take on mining industry

A 14-mile stretch of sand dunes along South Africa's breathtaking east coast is the battleground between big mining interests and the local community.

Australian mining company denies role in murder of South African activist

An Australian-owned mining company has denied any link to the murder of an activist leading a campaign against its plans to mine titanium in South Africa.

INFOGRAPHIC: Mining is a crucial industry for Manitoba

Learn about this, as well as mining's contributions to Manitoba in wealth and safety.

Rio Tinto to suspend operations at Quebec titanium mine

Rio Tinto will lay off 100 workers and put about 250 on temporary layoff at its iron and titanium mine in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Que.

Irish Kenmare sends S. African miners in Mozambique home over xenophobia

The decision follows a similar move by Sasol, which repatriated Friday 340 of its employees working on projects in the Southeast Africa nation for their own safety.

TIL: Titanium used for Mach3+ Cold War spy plane came from Russia

The iconic SR-71 Blackbird recon aircraft is 92% titanium and the US had to source the rutile ore from Russia via bogus operations set up in Third World countries.