Independence Group (IGO) has advanced its pre-feasibility study on its downstream nickel-cobalt extraction process, which involves hydrometallurgy of nickel sulphide concentrate in lieu of conventional smelting and refining methods.
Pilbara Minerals has exercised an option to enter into a joint venture (JV) with POSCO for the development of a lithium processing plant in South Korea.
Altura Mining has increased a proposed share purchase plan (SPP) from $5 million to $10 million on the back of strong investor demand.
Australians are urged to cut down their ownership of fossil fuel-based cars as an electric vehicle (EV) presence will arrive “much sooner than later”.
MMG has posted a 61 per cent drop in profits in 2018, citing the impact of ongoing “trade friction” between the United States and China.
Western Areas has shown strong progress at the Odysseus project at the Cosmos nickel operations in Western Australia, with its stage two early works program kicking off with contractor Barminco on schedule.
Alliance has revised its lithium offtake agreement following the transfer of offtake rights to Chinese joint venture Jiangxi Bao Jiang Lithium Industrial (JBJLIL).
Western Areas’ recently approved Odysseus underground nickel project in Western Australia is on track after hitting several early-stage milestones.
Battery Minerals’ second major graphite operation Balama Central in Mozambique boasts a mine life of 27 years and will cost just $US69.4 million to develop, its feasibility study has shown.
The nickel industry should be prepared for nickel shortages of 150,000–300,000t/y by the early 2020s due to increasing market demand, according to a Poseidon Nickel chief.
Western Areas has reported increasing customer demand from the likes of the world’s largest stainless steel company, Tsingshan Group.
Northern Minerals has officially opened the Browns Range heavy rare earths pilot plant project in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia.
First Cobalt chief executive officer Trent Mell, in a letter to shareholders, has defended the metal’s continuing place as an important component in electric vehicle (EV) production.
Following positive reception to a $12 million capital raising venture announced on January 30, Hastings Technology Metals is to restructure its raising from a shareholder purchase plan to a non-renounceable 1-in-17 rights issue.
Montezuma Mining has released a report highlighting what it calls a ‘tech metal supercycle’, the material supply of manganese for electric vehicles (EVs).