Thunderbird surges ahead

Mining News Pro - Sheffield Resources has announced that it is 85 per cent complete with construction of its Thunderbird mineral sands project in northern Western Australia.

Polymetal plays down scope of sanctions as London-listed shares tank

Mining News Pro - Gold producer Polymetal International PLC sought to play down the impact of US sanctions on its Russian operations as its London-listed shares tanked on Monday, emphasizing that the restrictions did not affect its business outside Russia.

Microbes help deal with uranium in groundwater, spent nuclear fuel repositories

Mining News Pro - Researchers at Sweden’s Linnaeus University described a previously unknown chemical process for the removal of uranium from groundwater.

Developer of Alaska’s Pebble mine raises ongoing concerns

Mining News Pro - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd on Monday raised doubts about its ability to continue as a going concern if the company is unable to raise the necessary capital for the Pebble copper and gold mining project in Alaska.

Russia uranium deal caused manager exodus at Kazakh mining giant

Mining News Pro - The sale of a stake in a massive new uranium mine to Russia prompted an exodus of senior managers at Kazakhstan’s state-run miner.

Developer of Alaska’s Pebble mine raises ongoing concerns

Mining News Pro - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd on Monday raised doubts about its ability to continue as a going concern if the company is unable to raise the necessary capital for the Pebble copper and gold mining project in Alaska.

US is vulnerable to China’s lock on key minerals, Biden aide says

Mining News Pro - The US economy is vulnerable to China’s “lock” on critical mineral processing, a senior adviser to President Joe Biden said, likening the situation to the risk Europe faced from its reliance on Russia’s oil and gas amid its invasion of Ukraine.

Malaysia gives Lynas extension to keep rare earths unit open

Mining News Pro - Malaysian authorities granted a six-month extension to Australia miner Lynas Rare Earths Ltd. to get its rare earth plant in line with environmental requirements.

Brazil’s Mura people report threats amid pressure to approve Amazon potash mine

Mining News Pro - Leaders of Brazil’s Mura people said on Friday tensions have risen in the Autazes region where they live after a federal agency crew visited the area to discuss potentially demarcating their ancestral land, which overlaps with an area where a Canadian company wants to build a potash mine.

Sibanye resumes underground production at Stillwater West after shaft repairs

Mining News Pro - Sibanye-Stillwater has resumed production at its Stillwater West platinum group metals (PGM) mine in Montana after repairing the shaft infrastructure that was damaged during an incident in March.

Platinum nanoclusters improve fuel cell performance

Mining News Pro - Recent findings by researchers at the Tokyo University of Science have the potential to serve as a guideline for the design of future high-activity, high-performance platinum catalysts for use in polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs).

Uranium price showing resilience relative to other commodities

Mining News Pro - The U3O8 uranium spot price fell slightly from $50.85 to $50.70 in March and remains up 4.93% year-to-date as of March 31, 2023, showing strength relative to other commodities, which declined 6.47% YTD (as measured by the BCOM Index), Sprott Asset Management said in its latest uranium report.

Australia forging ahead on critical minerals accords with allies

Mining News Pro - Australia is seeing early success in attracting investment from key diplomatic allies in its nascent critical minerals industry amid a global push to reduce reliance on dominant producer China, the country’s resources minister said on Thursday.

Danakali sells stake in flagship Colluli potash project in Eritrea

Mining News Pro - Australia’s Danakali has completed the sale of its 50% stake in the Colluli potash project in Eritrea, Africa, 13 years after partnering with the Eritrean National Mining Corporation to build the mine.

Glencore ordered to pay $700 million by US judge in bribery case

Mining News Pro - Glencore Plc was ordered by a federal judge in New York to pay $700 million as a criminal punishment for a global bribery scheme orchestrated by the Swiss-based commodities trading and mining giant.

Supply squeeze sparks 122% rally in little-known metal market

Mining News Pro - The world’s hottest metals market at the moment is molybdenum, the obscure commodity that’s used to help toughen steel.

Copper catalyst may be essential for production of solar fuels from sunlight, water

Mining News Pro - A research team led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has gained new insights into how copper works as an electrocatalyst, a mechanism that uses energy from electrons to chemically transform molecules into different products.

South Africa’s blackouts threaten platinum supply in top miner

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s worst ever power blackouts are threatening platinum and palladium supplies in the top miner, both now and in the years ahead.

GoviEx sells Falea uranium project in Mali

Mining News Pro - GoviEx Uranium is selling its uranium-silver-copper Falea project in Mali to African Energy Metals (TSXV: CUCO) in a C$5.5 million cash and share deal.

Fission announces economics for Patterson Lake South uranium

Mining News Pro - Fission Uranium has announced the results of a feasibility study conducted by Tetra Tech Canada for the Patterson Lake South property in the Athabasca Basin.

World to face potash price crunch as Brazil Potash propels Autazes project toward production

Mining News Pro - High potash prices will likely persist as the world scrambles to bring more production online amidst concerns over food security, privately held developer Brazil Potash says.

Congo picks Symbion to tap methane-filled lake

Mining News Pro - New York’s Symbion Power won a bid to produce electricity from methane trapped in a lake in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s oil minister Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga told Bloomberg.

Toughest material on earth now a reality

Mining News Pro - A group of scientists has measured the highest toughness ever recorded, of any material, while investigating a metallic alloy made of chromium, cobalt, and nickel (CrCoNi).

Surging molybdenum price adds weight to new year rally for copper producers

Mining News Pro - Copper prices started the new year with a bang – touching fresh six-month highs on Tuesday. Copper for delivery in March touched $4.0795 per pound or just shy of $9,000 a tonne, bringing gains for the first week of 2023 to over 8%.

South Star targets Dec. 2023 start for Brazil graphite mine

Mining News Pro - South Star Battery Metals says its Santa Cruz graphite project in eastern Brazil is on track to complete construction and commissioning by December next year.

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