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Albemarle agrees on Wodgina split

15 December 2018 - 22:05
US-based specialty chemicals producer Albemarle signed an asset sale and share subscription agreement with Australia-based Mineral Resources to split ownership of the Wodgina lithium project.

Giant 552-carat yellow diamond unearthed in Canada's arctic

15 December 2018 - 14:31
Canada's Dominion Diamond Mines and Rio Tinto shocked the market on Friday by unveiling what is believed to be the largest diamond ever found in North America, measuring in about the size of a chicken-egg.

Iran's Mineral Trade Surplus Surpasses $4.5bln

15 December 2018 - 14:07
Iran's trade surplus of minerals observed a significant growth during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2018-November 22, 2018), Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization announced.

Iamgold eyes growth in Burkina Faso, unveils resource estimate for Gossey

13 December 2018 - 07:40
Canada’s IAMGOLD Corp. (TSX IMG), (NYSE: IAG) is working on expanding its footprint in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where it already operates its Essakane mine, in production since 2010.

Anglo ending 2018 on high note, predicts higher output, lower costs

12 December 2018 - 07:48
Global miner Anglo American (LON:AAL) is ending 2018 on a high note, the company reported Tuesday. Anglo expects total production for the year to be 2% above of previous guidance, with costs decreasing by 5%.

Rio Tinto's partner in Aussie copper project reports 'weak mineralization'

12 December 2018 - 07:40
Antipa Minerals (ASX:AZY), the company conducting exploration at a Western Australia-based copper project with partner Rio Tinto (ASX, LON, NYSE:RIO), said Tuesday it had so far failed to find any economically viable veins of ore at the asset.

Importance of rare earth metals mining makes it into COP24

10 December 2018 - 07:19
In a series of talks that took place within the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, defenders of the circular economy highlighted the importance of including mining of rare earth metals into their discussions.

Bushveld Minerals fined for breaching AIM’s listing rules

8 December 2018 - 14:41
Vanadium miner Bushveld Minerals (LON:BMN) will have to pay £490,000, reduced from a previous fine of £700,000, as the London Stock Exchange (LSE) determined the company breached of two of the AIM’s listing rules.

Aura Resources optimistic about Arizona gold project

7 December 2018 - 19:08
Before the end of the year, Aura Resources (TSXV: AUU) decided to share its plans for the Gold Chain project, which the Ontario miner acquired last July.

Waad Al-Shamal: Saudi Arabia launches new city to boost mining capacity

23 November 2018 - 15:43
- King Salman inaugurated the project, in Turaif, which is set to boost GDP and create employment opportunities for locals - The completion of the project’s next phase would turn the Kingdom into the world’s second largest producer of phosphate fertilizers
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