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Rio Tinto to sell stake in Winchester South coal project to Whitehaven Mining giant Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its stake of 75% in the Winchester South coal development project in Queensland, Australia to Whitehaven Coal for $200m. Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

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Carbon

Dunnedin Ventures begins 2018 exploration program at Kahuna project in Nunavut
Dunnedin Ventures has commencement of its 2018 exploration program at its 100% owned Kahuna project, Nunavut, Canada.
Mining & Commodities > Carbon > News
Scottish and Chinese scientists work on new approach for large-scale storage of CO2 emissions
By EBR Staff Writer
Scottish and Chinese scientists explore a new approach that could enable large-scale storage of carbon dioxide emissions in China.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Coal

Montenegro utility EPCG seeks to acquire controlling stake in RUP coal mine
By EBR Staff Writer
Montenegro's power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) is seeking to acquire controlling stake in country's biggest coal mine, RUP.
Mining & Commodities > Coal > News
Rio Tinto to sell Kestrel underground coal mine in Australia for $2.25bn
By EBR Staff Writer
Rio Tinto has agreed to divest Kestrel coal mine in central Queensland, Australia to private equity firm EMR Capital and Indonesia’s coal producer PT Adaro Energy, for $2.25bn.
Mining & Commodities > Coal > News

Minerals & Materials

Copper Mountain acquires Australian miner Altona Mining
Canadian mining company Copper Mountain Mining has completed its acquisition of Altona Mining, a copper ores company with focus on Finland and Australia.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
Weir Group to acquire Esco for $1.05bn
By EBR Staff Writer
Scotland-based engineering company Weir Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire Esco, a US-based provider of Ground Engaging Tools (GET) for surface mining, for $1.05bn.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

Nuclear Fuels

NNSA gets DOE nod for construction of main buildings of $6.5bn UPF project
By EBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has given the green light for the construction of three main buildings of the $6.5bn Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News
Energy Fuels secures approvals for La Sal mining complex expansion in US
US uranium producer Energy Fuels has secured approval from the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Forest Service (USFS) for the expansion of its La Sal Complex of uranium/vanadium mines.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News