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Swiss high court upholds $1.85M bank accounts seizure as part of the investigation into a former Mongolian finance minister’s involvement in Rio Tinto’s big Oyu Tolgoi project

(NATIVE TITLE) Argonaut Resources promises "respectful engagement" with indigenous communities at South Australia's Torrens copper-gold exploration project despite court rejection of native title claims.

(ENVIRONMENTAL) South32 told it must go through a new licensing process after Colombia's Constitution Court finds its Cerro Matoso nickel mine and smelter is responsible for widespread health impacts.

(CORPORATE STRATEGY) Reviving its Kambalda nickel operations is still the key ambition for Mincor as it approves the start of development at its Widgiemooltha gold project.

(MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS) First Cobalt Corp has reached agreement on a $C150M takeover of US Cobalt that will strengthen its North American leadership in the race for the electric vehicle market.

(BUREAUCRACY) The difficult of getting action from the Haiti government has left 3D Resources to declare force majeure on a vital step towards its planned acquisition of two gold projects.

(MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS) Australian explorer Strategic Minerals says a $A1M short-term loan from director Christopher Wallin while a takeover bid by his private company is stalled by the corporate watchdog is fair and reasonable. John Feary reports

(INFRASTRUCTURE) OZ Minerals seeks a new route to ensure the reliability, security and efficiency of power supply to its remote Australian projects.

(EXPLORATION) Hot Chili re-setting its size and grade potential of its San Antonio copper deposit in Chile based on the results of small-scale lease mining.

(CORPORATE) Australian company Allegiance Coal will base its chairman and managing director based in Canada as it advances towards development of the Telkwa metallurgical coal project in British Columbia.

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