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BHP Billiton approves $181m to fund Samarco mine d...

Update time: November 29, 2016
BHP Billiton has approved spending $181m to fund remediation and compensation programmes at the Samarco iron ore joint venture in Brazil following the ruptured dam disaster in 2015 that killed 17 people and caused widespread damag...More details>

Western Australia Parliament approves sale of Utah...

Update time: November 29, 2016
Western Australia State Parliament has passed legislation to allow the sale of Utah Point Bulk Handling Facility in Port Hedland, which is positioned in one of the largest areas for iron ore export. MizztechTreasurer Mike Nahan st...More details>

WPG Resources to commence mining at Tarcoola in Au...

Update time: November 17, 2016
South Australian company WPG Resources has announced that its board of directors has opted to start mining at Tarcoola, Australia.The board's decision follows approval from the South Australian Department of State Development ...More details>

American CuMo signs deal to earn full interest in ...

Update time: November 17, 2016
American CuMo Mining Corporation has signed an agreement to earn 100% interest in eight unpatented mining claims in the Calida Mine Property, Idaho, US.Calida Mine Property is located in south-eastern Idaho.American CuMo Mining pr...More details>

Avocet Mining suspends operations at Burkina Faso ...

Update time: November 1, 2016
Avocet Mining has announced the suspension of work of its Inata gold mine located in Burkina Faso after reporting the mine’s production and cash costs for the third quarter of 2016.Total gold production at Inata in the third quart...More details>

New Gold signs earn-in agreement with Rimfire Paci...

Update time: November 1, 2016
Canadian-based mining company New Gold has enteredan earn-in agreement with Rimfire Pacific Mining for the Fifield project in central New South Wales, Australia.According to the agreement, New Gold can earn up to 70% interest in t...More details>

Hummingbird Resources start construction of Yanfol...

Update time: October 14, 2016
West African gold company Hummingbird Resources has started civil works inthe Yanfolila Gold Project in Mali.Construction work began at the mine after the appointment of IMAGRI-SARL last month.IMAGRi-SARL will be responsible for a...More details>

BC Iron Limited to sell 75% interest in Nullagine ...

Update time: October 14, 2016
BC Iron Limited is to sell its 75% interest in the Nullagine Joint Venture (NJV) to a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue).The two companies entered a binding terms agreement.NJV is an unincorporated joint vent...More details>

Anglo American and Lonmin to cut thousands of jobs

Update time: July 30, 2015
UK-based mining firms Anglo American and Lonmin have announced plans to cut thousands of jobs amid a slump in commodity prices.Anglo American is planning to cut 6,000 employees engaged in office works and other areas. The firm rep...More details>

African Minerals : Shandong Iron and Steel acquire...

Update time: April 20, 2015
Re: African Minerals Limited (in administration) ("AML" or "the Company")London, 20 April. 2015Shandong Iron and Steel ("Shandong") has today announced that it has acquired AML's 75 per cent stake...More details>