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Wet start to 2018 sees Australia’s Mar qtr gold prodn down 7% on Dec 17 qtr

(ENVIRONMENTAL) It's potentially North America's largest copper and gold mine, but the hopes of Northern Dynasty to develop the Pebble copper and gold project are under real threat due to its environmental and social risks.

(STREAMING) Specialist streamer Cobalt 27 and miner Highlands Pacific aim to take full advantage of the emerging boom in battery metals markets, starting with a significant financing deal at PNG's Ramu nickel-cobalt mine.

(EXPLORATION) Conglomerate gold may be the cause of much recent excitement in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, but neighbours De Grey Mining and DGO Gold are focusing on more traditional exploration targets in their $5M investment transaction.

(SUSTAINABILITY) The need for gold miners to evolve their production methods and stakeholder relations if they are to continue to make a meaningful contribution to society over the next three decades is one of the themes of a new World Gold Council publication.

China’s Securities and Futures Commission’s crackdown on IPO sponsorships has seen Citigroup fined £5.4M over suspended Real Gold Mining’s 2009 IPO

(REGULATION) West Wits Mining takes the next steps towards its growth as a junior miner in South Africa with the acceptance by the mining regulator of its application for mining rights over its Witwatersrand Basin project.

The long-running oligarchs battle for control of Russian nickel giant Norilsk kicks off in the London High Court

(TECHNOLOGY) New $C188M Elysis JV established to commercialise the world's first zero-carbon aluminium smelting technology claimed to be the industry's most significant innovation in more than a century

(MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS) After warning that its TiZir JV partner Eramet's hostile $291M hostile bid could deprive shareholders of the value of their investment, Mineral Deposits has upped the pressure by outlining significant growth in production and profits for the next two years.


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