The global mining industry must move away from legacy systems and processes if it is to meet the challenge of decarbonisation, according to a report commissioned by Weir Group.
A report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) has found global needs for critical minerals could increase by up to six times by 2040.
Australian Mines has continued to seek offtake partners for the Sconi nickel-cobalt project in Queensland.
St George Mining has uncovered additional massive nickel-copper sulphide targets at the Mt Alexander project in Western Australia.
Western Areas has picked up its performance at the Forrestania operation in Western Australia due to higher grade nickel mining.
St George Mining has discovered new high-grade nickel-copper sulphides at its Mt Alexander project in Western Australia.
BHP president of minerals for the Americas Ragnar Udd has expressed his optimism for the growing copper demand in the future during the CRU World Copper Conference in Chile.
First Quantum Minerals has partnered with Dreadnought Resources to develop the Mangaroon gold and base metals project in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.
Shares in Auroch Minerals have soared roughly 300 per cent in the last six months, but there could be more upside to come.
IGO has reported a 9 per cent increase to its mineral resource estimate (MRE) for its share in the Tropicana joint venture project in Western Australia due to increased gold prices last year.
Western Areas plans to raise $100 million for development of the Odysseus nickel mine, as well as for further growth at fellow Western Australia-based projects, Forrestania and Cosmos.
Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) have declined by more than 8 per cent this week after shortage concerns calmed following a supply deal involving China’s Tsingshan Holding Group.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has declared nickel supply as a major concern for the company’s battery production, which could spark future deals with Australian nickel miners.
Nickel prices on the London Metal Exchange have reached their highest point since September 2014 off the back of battery demand predictions in 2021.
Global nickel demand is expected to rise by 2.6 million tonnes in 2040, with Australia’s greenfield and brownfield projects to play a significant role in future demand, according to a Roskill report.
Chalice Mining has defined four additional high-grade zones at the Julimar project in Western Australia.
Mincor Resources has completed the first blasts at the Cassini nickel project and Northern Operations in Western Australia after mining contractor Pit N Portal mobilised at both sites.
Panoramic Resources has inched closer to divesting the Panton project in Western Australia after Great Northern Palladium agreed to acquire the platinum group metals operation.
Western Areas has progressed construction at the Odysseus nickel mine in Western Australia and expects to mine the first tonnes from the site in the 2021 September quarter.
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.