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Rio Tinto selects Yancoal’s offer for Australian coal unit sale Rio Tinto has selected Yancoal as a preferred buyer of its Coal & Allied Industries for up to $2.45bn, rejecting a counterbid launched by Glencore for its Australian unit. Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

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Carbon

De Beers launches $157m diamond exploration vessel off the coast of Namibia
By EBR Staff Writer
De Beers, a unit of mining major Anglo American has launched world’s biggest diamond exploration vessel off the coast of Namibia.
Mining & Commodities > Carbon > News
Diamcor recovers 5.36 carat gem quality green octahedron diamond
Diamcor Mining has recovered a 5.36 carat green gem quality octahedron rough diamond from the initial processing of material in the +1.0mm to -45.0mm size fractions underway through the newly expanded facilities at its Krone-Endora at Venetia project.
Mining & Commodities > Carbon > News

Coal

BHP Billiton elects Ken MacKenzie as new chairman
BHP Billiton has elected Ken MacKenzie to succeed Jac Nasser as chairman who will assume the new role from 1st September, 2017, following Nasser's retirement as both chairman and a non-executive director.
Mining & Commodities > Coal > News
Capgemini signs multi-year contract with Vattenfall to transform its finance and procurement operations across Europe
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced a new five-year contract with Vattenfall, an integrated energy company that supplies a broad range of energy services throughout Europe, headquartered in Solna, Sweden.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Minerals & Materials

Alexandria begins 30,000 metre summer drill program at Orenada Zone 4
Alexandria Minerals has begun a 30,000 metre program at its Orenada Zone 4 gold project in Val d'Or, Quebec.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News
Orla Mining to acquire Goldcorp’s Camino Rojo oxide project
By EBR Staff Writer
Orla Mining has signed an agreement to acquire the Camino Rojo oxide project from Goldcorp for an undisclosed sum.
Mining & Commodities > Minerals & Materials > News

Nuclear Fuels

Blue Sky set to drill second target at Amarillo Grande uranium project in Argentina
Blue Sky Uranium provided an update on the progress of the 3,000m reverse circulation drilling program at the Amarillo Grande uranium project, in Rio Negro Province, Argentina.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News
Energy Fuels obtains US EPA approval for expansion of Nichols Ranch uranium project
Energy Fuels, a producer of uranium in the United States, announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency has issued an aquifer exemption for the Jane Dough wellfield in the Nichols Ranch ISR Project pursuant to the requirements of 40 CFR §146.4.
Mining & Commodities > Nuclear Fuels > News