Alcoa of Australia and FYI Resources have started negotiations about a potential high purity alumina joint venture (JV).
A partnership has been formed between the Papua New Guinea government and Barrick Niugini Limited in order to reopen the Porgera gold mine later this year.
Newcrest Mining has received regulatory and funding approval for the Havieron joint venture with Greatland Gold in Western Australia.
IGO has received strong support from Tianqi Lithium Energy’s shareholders for its plans to become a joint venture (JV) partner.
Peel Mining has regained complete ownership of its Mallee Bull copper and May Day gold deposits in New South Wales via a $17 million deal with CBH Resources.
Red 5 and Ardea Resources have announced a farm-in joint venture (JV) agreement for two projects near Red 5’s Darlot gold mine in Western Australia.
Sandfire Resources has struck a farm-in agreement with CBH Resources for the Endeavour base metal mine and exploration tenements in New South Wales.
IGO has inked a $7 million agreement with ASX-listed explorer Matsa Resources for the Symons Hill nickel project in the Fraser Range, Western Australia.
Encounter Resources has commenced on ground exploration activity at its Yeneena copper-cobalt joint venture (JV) project with IGO in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto has moved ahead with the next $14 million stage of the Citadel joint venture project in the Paterson Province, Western Australia with Antipa Minerals.
Tribune Resources has commenced legal proceedings in the Supreme Court of Western Australia against the Northern Star Resources group of companies.
Joint venture partners Rio Tinto Exploration and Alloy Resources plan to commence a drilling program in the Paterson province of Western Australia between April and May this year.
Neometals has joined forces with a Chinese research organisation to advance development of its Barrambie titanium-vanadium project in Western Australia, a similar approach it has taken at the Mt Marion lithium project.
Evolution Mining has committed to stage two of its Drummond gold joint venture project with Andromeda Metals, in northern Queensland.
Strike Energy and Warrego Energy’s West Erregulla-2 joint venture project in Western Australia has intercepted and begun drilling through the high cliff sandstone at 4928 metres.
Western Australia has welcomed the Golden Gateway joint venture (JV) between China’s leading gold producer and Perth-based PCF Capital Group.
Ground support manufacturer Minova is making a comeback to the Western Australian mining market with a partnership and the product offerings of former longstanding distributor, Split Set Mining Systems.
Independence Group (IGO) has secured a series of investments in junior explorers in Western Australia, strengthening the company’s potential for growth.
United States-based coal major Peabody Energy has secured a joint venture agreement with Arch Coal that will combine the companies’ Powder River Basin and Colorado assets.
Independence Group (IGO) now owns 90 per cent of the Plumridge nickel project in the Fraser Range, Western Australia after completing its farm-in expenditure with joint venture partner Arrow Minerals.