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More than 100 jobs on offer at Rio Tinto’s Weipa mines

12th December 2017 Diversified miner Rio Tinto has launched a recruitment drive for more than 100 new roles at its bauxite mines on the western Cape York Peninsula in Queensland. The opportunities are available across Rio Tinto’s operations at Weipa including existing mines at Andoom and East Weipa and the new... 

Lead project engineers appointed for Waterberg JV project

11th December 2017 A technical committee appointed by Waterberg JV Resources, which holds the Waterberg platinum project, in South Africa, has appointed Stantec Consulting International and DRA Projects South Africa as lead independent project engineers. Stantec will focus on underground mining engineering and... 

Fluor secures Vopak EPCM contract for Durban fuel storage terminal

11th December 2017 Vopak Terminal Durban has awarded NYSE-listed Fluor Corporation an engineering, procurement and construction management contract to deliver the Vopak Growth 4 Project, in Durban. The project forms part of Vopak’s expansion programme to increase the capacity of fuel storage at its Durban terminal... 

Strategic Minerals encouraged by Cornwall tin/tungsten drilling results

11th December 2017 Aim-listed explorer Strategic Minerals and its joint venture (JV) partner are considering methods of expediting the Redmoor tin/tungsten project in south-west England, following better-than-expected drilling results. Phase 2 of the 2017 drilling programme at the project, held in a JV with New Age... 

Barrick approves exploration funding for Guyana earn-in

11th December 2017 US gold major Barrick Gold has elected to continue funding the Arakaka gold project, in Guyana, in which it could earn up to 65% by spending $10-million. ASX-listed junior Alicanto Minerals, which is the operator of the Arakaka project, said on Monday that Barrick had agreed to fund the third... 

Doray reports record production at Deflector

11th December 2017 The Deflector underground mine, in Western Australia, has delivered record gold production last month. The Deflector mine produced 5 895 oz of gold in November, compared with the precious record of 5 050 oz in October, ASX-listed Doray Minerals reported on Monday. 

Alta Zinc says updated resource estimate supports growth strategy

8th December 2017 ASX-listed Alta Zinc, formerly Energia Minerals, has updated the mineral resource estimate for the Colonna Zorzone deposit at its Gorno zinc project, in northern Italy.The resource estimation revision, which was commissioned to include all drilling results obtained to date, primarily focused on... 

Western Australian gold explorer lists on the ASX

8th December 2017 Western Australia-focused gold explorer Nelson Resources, led by Peter Cook, has made its debut on the ASX on Friday through a A$5-million initial public offering. Nelson owns five exploration projects – the Socrates, Wilga, Yarrie, Happie Jack and Woolshed projects – which are all located in... 

Ariana makes further gold discovery in Turkey

7th December 2017 UK gold explorer Ariana Resources announced on Thursday that it had made a new discovery at its Salinbas gold project, which already has a one-million-ounce resource. The company said it had discovered a significant 550 m by 150 m zone of precious and base-metal anomalism at Salibas North. 

Lithium Australia declares maiden resource at German project

7th December 2017 Perth-based explorer Lithium Australia has declared a maiden inferred mineral resource estimate of 25-million tonnes at 0.45% Li2O at the Sadisdorf tin/lithium project, in Saxony, Germany. Lithium Australia is farming into a joint venture with Tin International, which previously defined a tin... 


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