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The Australian mining company, South32, announced that it is investing $1.5 billion in a minority stake in the Canada-listed Arizona Mining Inc., which plans to mine silver, lead, and zinc in Arizona.Under the agreement, which is worth around $81...
ERP Strategic Minerals LLC was chosen to bid for the purchase of the Mountain Pass Rare Earth Mine through bankruptcy proceedings, making it operational once again.The company was announced to be the stalking horse bidder by the Chapter 11...
Trilogy Metals Inc. announced that it has formed a joint venture with South32 Limited to conduct mineral exploration activities on certain regions in Alaska.Under the agreement, Trilogy will grant South32 an option to form a 50/50 partnership with respect...
Rio Tinto is set to support over a thousand mining jobs in Western Australia with the development of its Silvergrass, Yandicoogina, and West Angeles mines.The company’s sixteenth mine in the Pilbara region, Silvergrass, is expected to offer around 500...
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has given Aquila Resources Inc. the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permit for its mining project in the state.Granted after being reviewed by the US Environmental Protection Agency, the NPDES permit regulates...
West Australian iron ore mining company, Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), joined forces with Australian and Chinese universities to launch a new mining innovation research model.FMG CEO Nev Power said that his company was excited by the prospect of working...
India's most integrated infrastructure company, Adani Group, is already setting plans to start coal mining in 2020 in Australia through its existing mining project in Queensland.Adani Group has already invested in the $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine, a project...
Indian mining tycoon, Anil Agarwal, announced his interest to invest in a $2.45 billion stake in Anglo American, indicating major confidence in the recovery of the global mining industry.In 2016, the shares of Anglo American gained almost 300%, making...
Circum Minerals Ltd. has announced that its license application for it mining project in Danakil, Ethiopia has been approved by the country’s Council of Ministers.Under the agreement, Circum Minerals will have an exclusive access to the 4.9 billion tons...
According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), there may be substantially more metals in the world’s oceans, and deep-sea mining could be the only solution to the ever-growing demand.Over the years, there has been the...

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