July 17, 2018

Laramide Resources to Buy Rio Tinto’s Murphy Uranium Tenements

The newly penned deal replaces a previous farm-in and joint venture between the two companies. Laramide will pay AU$450,000 in...
July 16, 2018

Rio Tinto to Sell its Largest Pink Diamond

Australian diamond miner Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest vivid pink diamond in the history of its Argyle pink diamonds...
July 13, 2018

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Deals on the Edge and Low Prices

In the news this week, big players edge towards finalizing deals, BHP gets comfortable in the Pilbara, a look at...
July 12, 2018

Rio’s Robots Take on the Pilbara

The AU$940-million program will see trains delivering iron ore shipments sans humans to port from mine sites across the company's...
July 12, 2018

Grasberg Ownership Question Grinds Over Horizon

Rio Tinto, Freeport and the Indonesian government have signed a non-binding agreement outlining the details of a new ownership structure,...
July 6, 2018

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Stocks on a Roll and Rule on Risk

This week in base metals news: INN takes a look at the best performing copper stocks in the TSX and...
July 4, 2018

Indonesia Extends Freeport’s Operating Permit for Grasberg

The Indonesian government has granted Freeport McMoRan an operating extension for Grasberg in the lead-up to a planned takeover of...
July 4, 2018

China Releases Former Rio Tinto Iron Executive From Jail

Former Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu has been released from jail in China after serving nine years on corruption charges.
June 22, 2018

Base Metals Weekly Round-Up: Falling Values and Bidding Wars

In this week's round-up, INN takes a look at what's making news in the base metals sector with a price...
June 21, 2018

Gender Equality in Mining Sector Well Below National Average

According to a recent study conducted by the Conference Board of Canada, women represent only 14 percent of the sector,...