Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year

Chile’s state-run miner Codelco plans to select a partner for a future lithium project in one of the country’s top salt flats, Maricunga, in the first quarter next year, chairman Maximo Pacheco said on Monday.

Native American group seeks to overturn US court ruling on Rio’s Arizona copper mine

A Native American group has asked all members of a US appeals court on Monday to overturn an earlier ruling that granted land to Rio Tinto for a copper mine in Arizona, saying the land was sacred and culturally significant.

Codelco eyes partnerships to help boost ailing copper production

Codelco is exploring more partnerships with the private sector as Chile’s state copper behemoth looks to recover from a production slump and surging debt.

LME bans Russian-origin metal after UK, US impose new sanctions

The London Metal Exchange (LME) on Saturday banned from its system Russian metal produced on or after April 13 to comply with new US and UK sanctions imposed for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Zinc price trades near one-year high as market weighs supply risks

Zinc traded close to a one-year high as metals markets looked past delays to US monetary easing to focus on looming supply risks.

Tianqi takes another shot at probing SQM-Codelco lithium deal

Chile’s SQM called another investors meeting at the request of its second-largest shareholder, Tianqi Lithium Corp., which seeks greater clarity over a proposed deal with copper giant Codelco.

Protesters blockade Peru’s Las Bambas mine after talks fall through

Peru’s Las Bambas copper mine, owned by China’s MMG, is facing renewed blockades of a key transport route after failed talks over donations to local development projects, a community leader said on Wednesday.

Eramet reaches agreement to continue SLN’s New Caledonia operations

French mining group Eramet said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement with the French government to continue its subsidiary SLN’s mining operations in New Caledonia’s Northern Province.

Vulcan Energy starts its first lithium chloride production in Germany

Lithium supplier Vulcan Energy on Wednesday announced the start of production of the first lithium chloride at its extraction plant in Germany using geothermal energy, an essential step toward producing battery-grade lithium hydroxide.

Vietnam to invest $7.3bn to boost alumina, aluminum production

Vietnam’s top miner Vinacomin plans to invest 182 trillion dong ($7.3 billion) to ramp up its alumina-aluminum production to meet the country’s rising demand for the metal, the government said on Tuesday.

Lithium market struggles to recover after epic boom and bust

A stuttering recovery in lithium prices is providing a fresh reminder of why the dramatic rally of recent years was followed by an even more breathtaking collapse: a fast-expanding industry that is more prepared than ever to keep pumping out supplies.

Graphjet Technology to build agricultural waste-to-graphite production plant in Nevada

Graphjet Technology, a Malaysia-headquartered developer of technologies to produce graphite and graphene directly from agricultural waste, announced Monday it plans to build a commercial artificial graphite production facility in Nevada.

49% growth in the sales of Nicico in the first eleven months of 1402

Mining News Pro - Amir Khormishad, the CEO of the National Copper Industries Company of Iran, announced the 49% growth of the company's sales in the first eleven months of this year, compared to the same period last year in the capital market, and the realization of the plans formulated in the eleven months of the company's production performance.

The currency required for the development plans of the National Iranian Copper Industry Company will be provided

Mining News Pro - The CEO of the National Iranian Copper Industries Company announced the supply of foreign currency needed for the development plans of this company with the aim of increasing exports to 4 billion dollars per year and said: This support is in the form of 6 currency packages with a total value of 5.6 billion euros in a period of 4 years by the bank.

15% increase in DRI production in Hormozgan Steel Company

Mining News Pro - The DRI manager of Hormozgan Steel Company's said: According to the plans made in line with the increase in production and the realization of the organization's goals, with the efforts of colleagues, in the nine months of this year, the company's sponge iron production has increased by 15% compared to the same period last year.

US, EU set to miss critical minerals agreement this week

A US and European Union push to reach an accord on fostering critical mineral supply chains is set to miss another target this week, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Vale divestment in Indonesian nickel unit expected to finish in July

Indonesia’s mining minister on Wednesday said divestment of Vale Canada Ltd and Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd’s shares in their nickel miner unit Vale Indonesia is expected to conclude in July.

Korea Zinc agrees 40% fee cut to turn Teck’s mined zinc into metal

Canadian miner Teck Resources has agreed to pay Korea Zinc $165 per metric ton, a three-year low, to turn its zinc concentrate into refined metal, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Lithium trading hits record on CME as funds seize budding market

Trading of CME Group Inc.’s nearly three-year-old lithium hydroxide futures contract is soaring, with more funds crowding into the budding market as prices of the battery metal falter.

Copper price rallies amid rising optimism on Chinese economic outlook

Copper rallied back above $9,000 a ton as investors weighed upbeat factory data from top consumer China and the potential for output cuts by the country’s leading smelters.

Chile’s mining production up 7.7% in February

Chile’s mining production is starting to turn the corner after months of a sustained output slump, with the country’s total output up 7.7% in February from the same month last year.

Top China lithium firms look past profit slump and vow expansion

Undeterred by slumping profits, China’s lithium giants are planning to grab a bigger slice of the market.

Shanghai copper heads for biggest monthly gain in 16 months

Shanghai copper prices were little changed on Friday, but poised for their biggest monthly gain in 16 months amid prospects of lower supply.

Mitsui invests in Atlas Lithium with offtake deal from Brazil mine

Mitsui & Co said on Thursday it will spend $30 million to take a 12% stake in US-based Atlas Lithium to venture into Brazil’s lithium mines to tap demand for the battery mineral.

Codelco sees slow recovery after years of copper output declines

Codelco is starting to turn the corner after a production slump and project overruns eroded the state-owned copper behemoth’s finances, according to a top Chilean official.

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