Glencore will supply cobalt to Chinese battery manufacturer Green Eco-manufacture Hi-tech (GEM) for an additional five years after expanding their partnership.
Chalice Gold Mines has raised $100 million to prop up its development activities at the Julimar nickel-copper-PGE (platinum group elements) project in Western Australia.
IGO is building on its purpose of “making a difference” as a business as it continues its strategic focus on copper and nickel as metals critical for enabling clean energy.
Glencore is aiming to supply the electric vehicle industry with ethical nickel and cobalt, demonstrating the mining industry’s commitment to having a positive social impact.
McGrathNicol Restructuring has been appointed as voluntary administrators of Tiger Resources to assess the future of the company and its assets.
The Queensland Government is offering funding for Australian Mines to support the Sconi cobalt-nickel-scandium project in North Queensland.
Western Australia could soon become a lithium-ion battery cathode manufacturer, according to a Department of Industry, Innovation and Science report.
IGO has exceeded full-year production guidance for all metals at the Nova nickel-copper-cobalt mine in Western Australia, despite challenges caused by bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The McGowan Government has amended its mining regulations to further support tenement holders seeking an expenditure exemption.
As Australia establishes itself as a hub for critical minerals, its relationships with nations such as China, India, Korea and Japan are also developing. Australian Mining investigates how international relationships in the critical minerals space will be unique.
New Century Resources is set to acquire Vale’s Goro nickel-cobalt mine in New Caledonia, a move that is supported by substantial shareholder IGO.
Legend Mining has discovered another two significant zones of nickel-copper sulphides at the Mawson prospect in the Rockford project, Western Australia.
Having inked a critical minerals development deal with the United States, Australia is securing its future as a key global producer of critical minerals.
Metallic blue crusts within soil and termite mounds could be a signpost for hidden metal deposits in the southern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The BMW Group has signed a contract with Ganfeng Lithium to receive its supply for the battery-making ingredient from Australian mines.
Zenith Energy’s subsidiary, Zenith Pacific, has started supplying power to Independence Group’s (IGO) Nova Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Operation in the Fraser Range of Western Australia.
Independence Group (IGO) has extended its takeover offer for Panoramic Resources to January 17 2020 in light of contract breaches related to the bid.
Demand for lithium and cobalt is set to improve next year following a disappointing 2019, according to Fitch Solutions.
The Australian Government is prioritising the development of the nation’s position as a global supplier of rare earths and high performance metals.
The Western Australian Government is set to release $4.93 million of funding for nickel and gold exploration in the Eastern Goldfields.