Cornish Lithium Limited is about to become the leading lithium company in the UK

MINEX FORUM | January 19, 2017
img0 Image: businesscornwall.co.uk Newcomer Cornish Lithium Limited is hoping to lead the development of a lithium industry in the UK after acquiring the rights to drill for the mineral in the ancient mining region of Cornwall from Canadian junior Strongbow Exploration (TSX-V:SBW). With the deal, the start-up led by the head of mining research at Investec Plc, Jeremy Wrathall, is ...

Avrupa Minerals to prepare projects for potential JV partners

MINEX FORUM | January 19, 2017
img0 Image: streetwisereports.com Avrupa Minerals Ltd. (AVU:TSXV) announced an overview of the Company’s progress during 2016 and an outline of planned activities for 2017.  Base metal prices increased across the board, making Avrupa’s copper and zinc projects in southern Portugal more attractive for potential joint venture in 2017.  The Company was successful in 2016, delivering a number of ...

Half of today’s work activities could be automated by 2055 – McKinsey

MINEX FORUM | January 17, 2017
img0 The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) issued the report “A future that works: automation, employment, and productivity” which assesses the  economic impact of these factors. Advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are ushering in a new age of automation, as machines match or outperform human performance in a range of work activities, including ones requiring ...

Boliden to invest €44m in Tara Mines in Ireland

MINEX FORUM | January 12, 2017
img0 Successful exploration at the Tara zinc mine in Ireland has identified a new mineralisation with an inferred mineral resource of 10 Mtonnes. Boliden has decided to expand the mine’s tailings dam and launch a programme to extend the life-of-mine, the company reported. Tara accounts for half of Boliden’s production of zinc concentrate. Exploration has resulted ...

Erdene Resource Development Corp expanded new gold zone at its Mongolian project

MINEX FORUM | January 11, 2017
img0 Image: MINEX Forum Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX:ERD) announced results for nine diamond drill holes from the Company’s step-out drilling program at its 100%-owned Bayan Khundii Gold Project (“Bayan Khundii”) in southwest Mongolia. Drilling expands new gold zone (Midfield) under younger cover, 200 metres northeast of the main gold zone (Striker). Gold mineralization at Midfield includes ...

Dundee Precious Metals found out a new high-grade gold and copper zone at its Chelopech mine

MINEX FORUM | December 23, 2016
img0 Image: mining-journal.com A new high-grade gold and copper zone is bolstering the outlook for Toronto-based Dundee Precious Metals (CN:DPM) at its underground Chelopech mine in Bulgaria. The new Zone 153 is in the upper levels of the mine in an area missed by historical exploration drill holes, said mining-journal.com. A highlight from the hole mentioned above ...

Cost-effective exploration – new technologies

Irina Dorokhova | October 2, 2016
img0 Session number 8 at MINEX Russia 2016 will be dedicated the latest developments and techniques allowing to collect and accumulate geological data with maximum efficiency and accuracy. Entitled “Cost-effective exploration – new technologies”, the session will provide a platform for the participants to discuss the relevant issues of obtaining geological data on new and old ...