The Panamanian government and Canada’s First Quantum are nearing an agreement on their negotiations over the contract to operate a major copper mine, Ebrahim Asvat, a lawyer advising the government on the negotiations told Reuters on Tuesday. Debswana and Huawei unveil world’s first 5G-oriented smart diamond mine project. Botswana’s Debswana and Huawei have announced the […]

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 […]

Askari Metals has commenced its Phase 1 RC drilling programme on the exclusive prospecting licence 8535 at its UIS lithium project in Namibia.Aya Gold & Silver secure financing for Moroccan mine expansion. Aya Gold & Silver has closed a US$100 million project financing facility for Zgounder silver mine expansion in Morocco. Fortescue Metals signs deal […]

Welcome to join us in PDAC.

February 15, 2023

SMD are very excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at this years PDAC and we would love to have you visit us at booth number: 1244.

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 […]

A proud moment for us and looking forward to making a difference! Congratulations SMD MUD is a member of the ADIA Member.  SMD is a drilling fluids supplier, Who is specialized in providing one-stop drilling mud sources to drilling companies.

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. […]

As the country’s public-private partnerships secretary Roberto Salas told BNamericas, areas around mining projects will soon be declared special security zones. The policy is developed by the mining department, the public-private partnerships office, and the armed forces. Fresnillo begins full load commissioning of Juanicipio project.                                                                         Fresnillo (LSE: FRES) has achieved a significant, long-awaited milestone in the […]