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Leichhardt to Purchase Lake Macleod Salt Operations

Rio Tinto announced that Dampier Salt Ltd. will sell the Lake MacLeod salt and gypsum operation in Carnarvon, Western Australia, to Leichhardt Industrials Group for $251 million. The sale is expected to close  by the end of the...

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AGA Makes Strategic Investment in G2 Goldfields

AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) recently purchased 24.5 million shares in G2 Goldfields at C$0.90 per share for total consideration of $16.3 million. AGA now holds approximately 11.7% of G2, which is actively exploring the Guiana Shield...

Steppe Gold to Acquire Boroo Gold

Steppe Gold Ltd. announced plans to acquire Boroo Gold LLC in an all-share transaction. Both companies operate gold mines in Mongolia. Boroo Gold produces more than 60,000 oz/y with an expected mine...

Plane Destined for Diavik Mine Crashes

Rio Tinto said it had been informed by authorities that a plane on its way to its Diavik diamond mine crashed near Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada. Four Diavik employees were killed along...

New Study Highlights Big Energy Savings 

The Weir Group PLC, a global mining technology leader, has completed a comprehensive study that highlights a significant opportunity to reduce energy use and emissions in comminution. The rock crushing process that is key to...

PDAC Prepares for Another Great Conference

The annual meeting of the Prospector and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, March 3-6, 2024. The event brings together mineral explorers,...

BHP Offers Production Update

BHP recently published its mid-year production report. Western Australian Iron Ore (WAIO) production for the second half of 2023 was down 2% compared to the first half of 2023. Copper production on...

Alcoa to Idle Kwinana Alumina Refinery in 2024

Alcoa Corp. announced it plans to fully curtail production in 2024 at its Kwinana Alumina Refinery in Western Australia, with the process beginning in the second quarter. The refinery has an annual...

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MMI Events

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Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME)
02/25/2024 - 02/28/2024
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
03/03/2024 - 03/06/2024
Toronto, Canada
CIM Connect
05/12/2024 - 05/15/2024
Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada

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