2023 mining news

British Columbia’s newest greenfield gold mine – the Blackwater mine near Prince George – has marked another milestone with the purchase of C$134 million worth of mine trucks, graders and other heavy equipment. Austral Gold Signs LOI to option its Calvario-Mirador Copper Projects to Colossus Resources. The Projects are early-stage copper exploration projects located approximately […]

The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines (Minem) announced that 2023 will see the development of 74 mining projects across 17 departments for a total investment of $596 million. Eldorado secures 80% of Skouries gold-copper project funding.  Canada’s Eldorado Gold said on Wednesday it had secured previously announced €680 million (about $744m) financing facility for […]

Botswana Diamonds (LON: BOD) has begun mining at Marsfontein in South Africa, as a proof-of-concept trial project that it expects will help improve operations at its larger Thorny River project. Pure Energy gets permits for DLE plant at Clayton Valley project in Nevada, stock soars. Pure Energy Minerals’ stock exploded Tuesday after it announced that all permits have been received […]

Rio Tinto (ASX, LON: RIO) is going ahead with a $40 million expansion of its iconic Diavik diamond mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada, which will extend the operation’s life to at least early 2026. Tahltan Nation and Nisga’a Nation announce new Seabridge KSM project partnership. Tahltan Nation and Nisga’a Nation have joined together […]

Filo’s longest copper cuts in Argentina boost takeover appeal.                                             Filo Mining’s “impressive” drill results showing the longest interval yet from its Filo del Sol project in Argentina’s high Andes could make the company a buy-out target, according to Haywood Securities. Lykos Metals finds large gold deposits at Bosnia project.   Lykos Balkan Metals, part of […]

Caledonia Mining has added to its portfolio one of Zimbabwe’s biggest gold mining projects after completing the acquisition of Bilboes Gold, owner of the namesake asset. Caledonia Mining completes acquisition of Bilboes gold project. Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc has completied the acquisition of the Bilboes gold project in Zimbabwe and appointed a new Executive Director. […]