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Follow the leaders: The latest executive appointments

Keep up to date with the latest executive movements across the mining sector, including Northern Star Resources, VentureX Resources and First Au.
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Battery minerals, Commodities, Exploration/Development, News

Rio Tinto approves Jadar lithium investment

Rio Tinto has pledged $2.4 billion ($3.2 billion) to develop the Jadar lithium-borates operation in Serbia, a project that it …
Commodities, Exploration/Development, Gold, News

Poseidon seeks Windarra partner after tailings potential revealed

Poseidon Nickel has outlined in a definitive feasibility study that its Windarra tailings project in Western Australia could produce up …
Prominent Hill
Commodities, Copper, Gold, News, Production

OZ lifts output in strong copper market

OZ Minerals has increased its copper production by 22 per cent following strong performance at its Prominent Hill and Carrapateena …
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Commodities, Copper, Exploration/Development, News, Nickel

IGO cashes in with Creasy acquisition

IGO has agreed to acquire Creasy Group’s Silver Knight nickel-copper-cobalt sulphide deposit in Western Australia for $45 million.

Features

Industry 5.0: Metal additive manufacturing and nickel

How has Industry 5.0 impacted the production and use of metals, and nickel in particular.
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Australia makes critical moves as mineral supplier

Is Australia positioned to become a leading global supplier of critical minerals over the next decade?

Electrifying operations to close the mining loop

The Electric Mine Consortium has been launched, featuring mining companies which plan to mine the battery metals of the future and then use the clean energy mining machines manufactured with these commodities.

Powering up: Battery metals get Biden bolt

Optimism has been high for battery metals companies so far this year as market conditions have moved in their favour.

Lithium-ion batteries – back to the future

Market dynamics are changing in the global battery industry as many developers return their focus to a traditional lithium-ion technology.
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New ‘mineral dawn’ for Australian mining

The lithium-ion (li-ion) battery market shows that installed li-ion battery capacity will experience a compounded annual growth rate of 23 per cent a year between 2020 and 2030, leading to a major increase in demand for lithium.