Nickel – Mining Weekly reported that Cazaly Resources Ltd. (ASX:CAZ) and Anglo American Exploration Australia have signed a farm-in agreement regarding the Lynd nickel project. The agreement allows Cazaly to obtain full ownership of the project once it has completed 2,000 meters of reverse circulation drilling.
Articles Tagged "queensland"
Coal – Reuters reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) wants to sell approximately 10 assets. The move follows BHP's decision last year to shut down a number of unprofitable coal mines, as well as its announcement last month that it is considering selling the Queensland-based Gregory-Crinum coking coal mine.
Uranium – SMH reported shipping uranium through the Great Barrier Reef is a possible consideration for the Queensland government.
Uranium – IBTimes reported a week after lifting a 30-year uranium ban Central Queensland Councilor Paul Bell has been tasked to lead the Uranium Implementation Committee of Queensland.
Uranium – Reuters reported the Queensland, Australia government has lifted a uranium mining ban as it considers exporting the yellowcake to India.
Uranium – Mega Uranium Ltd. (TSX:MGA) announced the Queensland State Government will convene a committee to oversee uranium mining in the Australian state.
Coal – Rising costs and falling prices have pushed many coal producers to halt operations.
Uranium – Mineweb reported green groups say the Queensland government has backflipped on its promise to ban uranium mining after opening discussions on the metal's future on Friday.
Uranium – Fraser Coast Chronicle reported Australian government has not responded to lobbyists moving to reopen uranium mining in Queensland.
Coal – Mineweb reported that Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO), Xstrata (LSE:XTA) and BMA, an alliance between BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) and Mitsubishi (TSE:8058), have all cut, or are planning to cut, contract workers at coal mines in Queensland, Australia.