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Jonathan Campion|Sep 14, 2020|magazine

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Gold Fields reviews approvals after Rio Tinto cave incident

Read NowThe miner will place more scrutiny on its Australian sites, following the blast by a rival company that destroyed two Aborigine historical sites in Pilbara

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Fitch revises upwards its zinc price forecast

The research agency Fitch Solutions Macro Research has increased its prognosis for zinc, due to the stronger than expected recovery of the Chinese economy

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 09, 2020|magazine

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Tesla joins Fair Cobalt Alliance in Congo

The carmaker has joined a new initiative to support ethical cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as concerns grow about industry practices

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 08, 2020|magazine

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Citronen mine, Greenland: Ironbark adds 90,000t of zinc

A review of the mine plan for the zinc/lead project in Greenland has delivered an extra 90,000 tons of zinc over the first six years of production

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 07, 2020|magazine

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Caledonia raises $13mn for Blanket gold mine solar project

Caledonia Mining Corporation has raised £13mn to construct a solar plant to supply power to its Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 04, 2020|magazine

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Copper supply squeeze on horizon as China’s demand grows

The global copper market is on course for a significant surge in prices, fuelled by Chinese demand and diminishing exchange inventories

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 04, 2020|magazine

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Zimbabwe-Russia platinum JV project close to $500mn funding

The platinum venture Great Dyke Investments (GDI) expects to raise $500mn needed for the first phase of its mining project by the end of 2020

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 03, 2020|magazine

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US Congress tries to stop reliance on China for rare earths

The US House has introduced a bill authored by Republican and Democrat senators, aimed at reducing American industries’ dependence on Chinese rare earths

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 02, 2020|magazine

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£500k grant given to explore lithium mining in Cornwall

British Lithium Limited will research and develop hard rock lithium extraction, which is vital for the production of electric car batteries

Jonathan Campion
|Sep 01, 2020|magazine

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Rio Tinto site in Utah the first to be awarded Copper Mark

The Kennecott operation becomes the first mining site to receive the copper industry’s independent award for responsible production

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 28, 2020|magazine

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Jaguar Mining takes option on Iamgold assets in Brazil

The Canadian-listed junior gold mining company has signed an agreement on a package covering over 27,000 ha in the ‘Iron Quadrangle’ in Minas Gerais

Jonathan Campion
|Aug 27, 2020|magazine

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