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Tasneem Bulbulia

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Metalkol RTR joins Cobalt Institute

9th January 2019 Eurasian Resources Group’s Metalkol RTR reprocessing plant is now a member of the Cobalt Institute. Metalkol RTR is a major reprocessing plant for historic cobalt and copper tailings from previous mining operations in the Haut-Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

Fresnillo appoints COO

9th January 2019 LSE-listed Fresnillo, which owns gold and silver mines in Mexico, has appointed André Sougarret Larroquete as COO. He will oversee the safe and efficient running of the company’s existing mines. 

Sunrise Resources raises £350 000

9th January 2019 Aim-listed Sunrise Resources has raised £350 000 before expenses, through a conditional placing of 291.67-million shares at a price of 0.12p apiece, representing a discount of about 14% to the closing mid-market price on January 8. The net funds raised will be applied primarily to the company’s... 

Mosaic company enters into MoU with Sinochem

9th January 2019 Concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients producer Mosaic Company has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sinochem, China’s largest agricultural inputs company, for the supply of phosphate rock and phosphate fertilisers, including premium products. “We are pleased to... 

First Cobalt starts permitting and environmental programmes at Iron Creek

9th January 2019 First Cobalt has appointed consultants Brown and Caldwell to provide guidance on permitting and to develop an environmental baseline study strategy for its Iron Creek project, in Idaho. “On the heels of the maiden resource estimate announced in the fall, this is one of a series of technical... 

Nautilus, Deep Sea Mining Finance extend loan facility maturity date

8th January 2019 Nautilus Minerals and Deep Sea Mining Finance have agreed to extend the maturity date of the existing secured loan facility, which is currently due on January 8, for 30 days to February 8. Nautilus is currently in discussions with an arm’s length party to secure a $5-million loan. 

Brian Beamish appointed to Sappi board

8th January 2019 Brian Beamish will join Sappi’s board as independent nonexecutive director, with effect from March 1. Beamish, a qualified mechanical engineer with over 40 years of relevant experience, is also chairperson of Lonmin as well as a nonexecutive director of Nordgold. 

Iata’s new payment method for air tickets successfully demonstrated

8th January 2019 The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has successfully completed the first Iata Pay ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment, the organisation announced in a statement on Tuesday. The transaction was conducted in partnership with UK-based fintech company ipagoo. 

Updated resource estimate significantly increases Landore’s BAM gold resource tonnages

8th January 2019 An updated mineral resource estimate on the BAM gold deposit at London-listed Landore Resources’ Junior Lake Property, in Ontario, Canada, has significantly increased the deposit’s gold resource to 28.83-million tonnes at 1.03 g/t gold for 951 000 oz of gold, including 20.20-million tonnes at... 

Ferrexpo expects production to remain flat in 2019

8th January 2019 London-listed Ferrexpo, which operates mines in the Ukraine, produced about 10.6-million tonnes of iron-ore pellets in 2018 – a 1.2% increase on the 10.4-million tonnes produced in 2017. In a trading update published on Tuesday, the company reported that pellet production for this year would be... 


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