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Rio Tinto Leaders Join Talon Metals Team as the Tamarack Nickel Project Becomes Critical to a Domestic EV Battery Supply Chain

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:30pm

Brian brings 15 years of geology and exploration experience with Rio Tinto, of which the vast majority has been spent directly on the Tamarack Nickel Project.

Key Points: 
  • Brian brings 15 years of geology and exploration experience with Rio Tinto, of which the vast majority has been spent directly on the Tamarack Nickel Project.
  • "We are thrilled to have three seasoned Rio Tinto members join the Talon team," said Henri van Rooyen, CEO of Talon.
  • "Brian and Dean have a long history with the Tamarack Nickel Project and it will be great to have them formally join the Talon team as executives.
  • Talon is a TSX-listed base metals company in a joint venture with Rio Tinto on the high-grade Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Project located in Minnesota, USA, comprised of the Tamarack North Project and the Tamarack South Project.

Talon Metals Announces Results of AGM

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 2:34pm

Talon is a TSX-listed base metals company in a joint venture with Rio Tinto on the high-grade Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Project located in Minnesota, USA, comprised of the Tamarack North Project and the Tamarack South Project.

Key Points: 
  • Talon is a TSX-listed base metals company in a joint venture with Rio Tinto on the high-grade Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Project located in Minnesota, USA, comprised of the Tamarack North Project and the Tamarack South Project.
  • Talon has an earn-in to acquire up to 60% of the Tamarack Project.
  • Talon has a well-qualified exploration and mine management team with extensive experience in project management.
  • For additional information on Talon, please visit the Company's website at www.talonmetals.com or contact:

BHP and Riverside Resources Extend Exploration Funding Agreement for Third Year for Copper Exploration in Sonora, Mexico

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Riverside and BHP have established a strong working relationship and foundation for ongoing generative work with a growing pipeline of copper prospects within the Laramide Copper Belt.

Key Points: 
  • Riverside and BHP have established a strong working relationship and foundation for ongoing generative work with a growing pipeline of copper prospects within the Laramide Copper Belt.
  • This month the BHP Exploration Funding Agreement ("EFA" or "Alliance") commences its third year with a budget of US$1,300,000 for additional generative exploration.
  • Riverside's President and CEO, John-Mark Staude: "Riverside is very pleased to be advancing the copper exploration program with BHP.
  • Figure 1: BHP Riverside Exploration area for copper and portfolio of projects owned by Riverside and part of the BHP/Riverside Program.

Global Metals and Mining Market Report, Q2 2021 - Metals and Mining Industry Demonstrated Resilience during Pandemic - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 10:31am

As a country, Australia has been relatively successful in preventing the transmission of the coronavirus, particularly in Western Australia where low infection rates have allowed mining operations to continue without major disruptions.

Key Points: 
  • As a country, Australia has been relatively successful in preventing the transmission of the coronavirus, particularly in Western Australia where low infection rates have allowed mining operations to continue without major disruptions.
  • BHP reported record profits in 2020 while Rio Tinto experienced double digit growth in earnings before tax.
  • The rise in price has benefited Chile, the world\'s largest producer of copper, with its state-run mining corporation, Coldeco ramping up production to achieve record earnings.
  • China\'s increased demand for industrial metals was fundamental to the success of the metals and mining industry in 2020.\nWhat countries have been affected, both good and bad?\nHow is 2021 looking for the industry?\n'

Rio Tinto updates details of tailings facilities

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:31am

b"Rio Tinto today released updated information in relation to its global tailings facilities to align with the requirements of the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM) released in August 2020, an initiative co-convened by the International Council on Mining and Metals, United Nations Environment Programme and the Principles for Responsible Investment.\nThe latest disclosure at http://www.riotinto.com/tailings builds on previously disclosed information on each of Rio Tinto\xe2\x80\x99s global tailings facilities released in June 2019 and the publication of Rio Tinto\xe2\x80\x99s Group Procedure and updated Standard for 'Management of tailings and water storage facilities' in February 2019.

Key Points: 
  • b"Rio Tinto today released updated information in relation to its global tailings facilities to align with the requirements of the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM) released in August 2020, an initiative co-convened by the International Council on Mining and Metals, United Nations Environment Programme and the Principles for Responsible Investment.\nThe latest disclosure at http://www.riotinto.com/tailings builds on previously disclosed information on each of Rio Tinto\xe2\x80\x99s global tailings facilities released in June 2019 and the publication of Rio Tinto\xe2\x80\x99s Group Procedure and updated Standard for 'Management of tailings and water storage facilities' in February 2019.
  • The changes to existing data are in line with guidance contained in GISTM including updating information previously disclosed.\nAs per the June 2019 disclosure, all facilities have been awarded a consequence classification in accordance with the regulatory or industry body that oversees tailings in each region or jurisdiction.
  • Additional technical data from recently updated downstream impact assessments required under the GISTM and Rio Tinto\xe2\x80\x99s own internal Tailings standard have resulted in a modification to hazard classifications of some facilities within the company\xe2\x80\x99s global operations.
  • In addition, all Rio Tinto managed facilities, whether active or inactive, have an external engineer of record or design engineer.\n"

Global Mining Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2025 & 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 9:32am

The "Mining Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Mining Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Major companies in the mining market include BHP Billiton Ltd; Glencore Plc; Vale SA; Rio Tinto Group and CRH Plc.
  • The mining market is segmented into mining services; general minerals; stones; copper, nickel, lead and zinc; metal ore and coal, lignite, and anthracite.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global mining market, accounting for 71% of the market in 2020.

Resolution Copper maintains public access to Oak Flat campground

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:35pm

Resolution Copper will maintain public access to areas within Oak Flat including the campground and recreational trails.

Key Points: 
  • Resolution Copper will maintain public access to areas within Oak Flat including the campground and recreational trails.
  • Resolution Copper project director Andrew Lye said: "Resolution Copper will maintain public access to areas within Oak Flat including the campground, recreational trails and climbing after the land exchange is complete, as permitting and studies to shape the project continue.
  • The land exchange requires Resolution Copper to maintain public access to the Oak Flat Campground for as long as it is safe.
  • The Resolution Copper Project is operated by Resolution Copper Mining, which is a limited liability company owned 55 percent by Resolution Copper Company (a Rio Tinto PLC subsidiary) and 45 percent by BHP Copper Inc. (a BHP PLC subsidiary).

Resolution Copper project enters next phase of public consultation

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 4:40pm

The Resolution Copper project has entered the next phase of public consultation in the ongoing permitting process, led by the US Forest Service, with the release of its independent Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

Key Points: 
  • The Resolution Copper project has entered the next phase of public consultation in the ongoing permitting process, led by the US Forest Service, with the release of its independent Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
  • The Resolution Copper project will create high-quality jobs and significant economic growth in Arizona, supplying up to one quarter of the United States copper demand and supporting the countrys low-carbon future.
  • When an investment decision is made, Resolution Copper is expected to take around 10 years building infrastructure to prepare for the commencement of mining.
  • Resolution Copper Mining is a limited liability company owned 55 per cent by Rio Tinto and 45 per cent by BHP.

Peru Becomes Mining Hot Spot After New Minister Vows to Streamline Permitting

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:50pm

The country's mining construction portfolio now totals $56 billion and will likely continue to grow following the new mining minister's vow to streamline the permitting process.

Key Points: 
  • The country's mining construction portfolio now totals $56 billion and will likely continue to grow following the new mining minister's vow to streamline the permitting process.
  • Oro X Miningis a gold exploration company focused on developing its gold projects in mining friendly Peru.
  • The reforms bode well for Oro X Mining, which has acquired two promising gold projects in the region.
  • Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)has also had a mining history in Peru that dates back to the 1990s.

Peru Becomes Mining Hot Spot After New Minister Vows to Streamline Permitting

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 1:50pm

The country's mining construction portfolio now totals $56 billion and will likely continue to grow following the new mining minister's vow to streamline the permitting process.

Key Points: 
  • The country's mining construction portfolio now totals $56 billion and will likely continue to grow following the new mining minister's vow to streamline the permitting process.
  • Oro X Miningis a gold exploration company focused on developing its gold projects in mining friendly Peru.
  • The reforms bode well for Oro X Mining, which has acquired two promising gold projects in the region.
  • Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)has also had a mining history in Peru that dates back to the 1990s.