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Glencore to raise stake in Peru-based zinc miner Volcan Glencore has agreed to acquire an additional stake worth about $531m in Peruvian zinc miner, Volcan Compañia Minera. Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

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Botswana Diamonds to begin drilling newly discovered kimberlite later this year
Botswana Diamonds has provided an update on Ontevreden, the new kimberlite discovery. The Ontevreden project is part of the company's Vutomi Joint Venture in South Africa.
Mining & Commodities > Carbon > News
BP Target Neutral expands carbon offset portfolio
BP advances its commitment in support of a lower carbon future: the project portfolio has the total capacity to reduce up to 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year and improve the livelihoods of more than 2 million people.


US SEC charges Rio Tinto with fraud, UK fines £27m over Mozambique coal assets
By EBR Staff Writer
British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and two of its former executives have been charged with fraud by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for inflating the value of African coal assets.
Mining & Commodities > Coal > News
Glencore secures mining lease for $7bn Wandoan coal project
By EBR Staff Writer
Mining giant Glencore has secured the first mining leases from Queensland government for its $7bn Wandoan coal project in Australia’s Surat Basin.

Minerals & Materials

Australian miner Crater Gold confirms drilling and graphite testing at Croydon
Australia-based diversified gold company Crater Gold Mining has confirmed drilling and graphite testing at Croydon, Queensland.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
Orosur Mining commences drilling in Colombia
Orosur Mining has commenced drilling in Colombia and has announced the results for the first quarter of its fiscal 2018 ended 31 August, 2017.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

Nuclear Fuels

Aura gets environmental approval for Tiris uranium project in Mauritania
By EBR Staff Writer
Aura Energy has secured an approval from the Mauritanian Government for the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) of its Tiris uranium project.
Blue Sky makes significant new uranium-vanadium discovery at Amarillo Grande Project, Argentina
Blue Sky Uranium has reported Phase I Extension reverse circulation (RC) drilling results for the Ivana target and the Phase I results from the remainder of the Amarillo Grande uranium-vanadium project, in Rio Negro Province, Argentina.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News