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Mining & Minerals Projects

  • Revival of tin mining in South Africa

    / 12 April /
      Although no tin is currently mined in South Africa, a fast recovery is forecasted. The first mining project will recover the metal from the old Zaaiplaats tin tailings dump, and the generated cash will be used to build opencast mine...
  • Revival of British metal mining industry

    / 10 April /
      Britain is currently seen by various mining firms as a profitable destination for new projects with its uncovered deposits of strategic metals, which has the potential to revive the country’s mining industry and generate engineering jobs.
  • Drilling starts at Musket nickel sulphide project

    / 9 April /
      Rox Resources announced that its diamond drilling programme has started at its Fisher East nickel sulphide project, located 500km north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.   The drilling program involves 10 holes for the area...
  • £99m funding for mining project at Hemerdon

    / 7 April /
      Wolf Minerals has made an announcement that the construction of its £123 million Hemerdon tungsten project near Plymouth, Devon has already begun.   Upon its completion, Hemerdon will be the first new metal mine in the United Kingdom for the past 45 years.
  • Big potential of Sirius' Nova-Bollinger nickel mine

    / 6 April /
    Mark Bennett, who is the company’s managing director, stated that Sirius Resources has received significant interest from financiers after the release of its Scoping Study in September of this year.
  • Conflict-free Mining Project in Congo

    / 23 March /
      Motorola Solutions and AVX Corporation announced expansion of Solutions for Hope to the Province of North Kivu, the region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) widely known for its susceptibility to conflicts.
  • The Ambatovy Project in Madagascar

    / 17 March /
      Ambatovy is one of the most ambitious industrial projects in the history of Madagascar, Africa, and the Indian Ocean Region. It has an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons of nickel (4% of total global production in 2011) and 5,600...
  • Mining will remain to be Australia’s strong economic driver

    / 11 November /
    In its ‘Mining in Australia 2013 to 2028’ report, BIS said that the mining production could increase by almost 41% in the next five years, which is expected taking into account the projects being implemented by companies such as BHP ...
  • Roy Hill Project

    / 28 August /
    It is a world class, low phosphorus, Marra Mamba iron ore deposit located in the Pilbara – one of the world’s premier iron ore provinces – and the only independent iron ore project with West Australia majority ownership.