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London: Tesla boss Musk’s desire for more nickel could be a non-starter

Elon Musk faces something of a reality check after his call this week for more nickel mines to feed the batteries that Tesla and...

Australia: RCT to automate Rothsay mining fleet

Autonomous solutions specialist RCT has been selected by Redpath Australia as its preferred technology partner at its recently awarded new underground operation, Rothsay gold...

Canada: Vale renews support for Skills/Competences Canada

Skills/Competences Canada and Vale Canada Limited have announced the mining company’s renewed sponsorship support in a partnership that includes SCC, Skills Canada Manitoba, Skills...

Queensland: Thiess awarded $2.5 billion Lake Vermont extension

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a contract extension by Jellinbah Group to continue to provide mining services at its...

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Business

United Kingdom: US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 worth $1.83bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 65.5% over...

Zimbabwe: Caledonia Mining to fund 20-MW solar project in Zimbabwe via stock sale

Canada-based Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc plans to raise up to USD 13 million (EUR 11.1m) through a share sale to finance a nearly 20-MWp solar project at...

England: BHP Group hires JP Morgan to sell Australian thermal coal mine

The world’s largest mining company BHP Group has hired U.S. investment bank, JP Morgan, to sell its Australian thermal coal mine, following pressure from investors concerned about global warming,...

South Africa: Covid-19 takes heavy toll on mining with output contracting 47.3%

Mining output contracted 47.3percent year-on-year in April as the industry came to a standstill at most operations due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown restrictions in South Africa. Statistics SA (Stats...