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By Regina Meani
Lithium is mined from three types of deposits: brine deposits, pegmatite lithium and sedimentary (hard rock) deposits, with the majority of the world’s lithium hard rock mines found in Australia.
Rio Tinto has consolidated its position in the Canadian diamond industry by acquiring the stake it did not already own in the Diavik mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
BCI Minerals is poised to commence development at its Mardie salt and potash project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia after achieving the funding required to support the operation.
The battery and critical minerals boom is well and truly here as mining companies such as Pilbara Minerals, Chalice Mining and Galaxy Resources catapulted in value over the past 12 months.
Evolution Mining has expanded its copper capability by securing an agreement with Glencore to take full ownership of the Ernest Henry mine in Queensland.
Wiluna Mining Corporation has bolstered the prospects of its Wiluna Mining Centre in Western Australia after reporting a significant increase in the resource portfolio of the operation.
Potential is emerging in Australia’s silica industry. Anthony Fensom highlights the companies planning to strengthen the commodity’s place in the country.
OZ Minerals is buoyed by its growth prospects at the Prominent Hill mine in South Australia and West Musgrave project in Western Australia, with both recording resource boosts to June 30, 2021.
The gold plateau of 2021 is showing signs of recovery after spot gold prices hit a five-month high last Friday, topping $US1860 ($2532) per ounce.