IGO has enhanced the potential of the Fraser Range nickel-copper joint venture with Boadicea Resources in Western Australia after uncovering a new target in the September quarter.
Poseidon Nickel has signed an agreement with Pure Battery Technologies (PBT) to investigate the possibility of processing its nickel at a battery materials refinery in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
Nickel Mines has acquired an additional 30 per cent interest in Angel Capital for $US210 million ($288 million), lifting its stake in the Angel nickel project in Indonesia ahead of production starting at the site next year.
IGO has confirmed it has started due diligence for a potential takeover of Western Areas which would significantly grow the company’s nickel portfolio.
Mincor Resources has uncovered two high-grade massive sulphide nickel intersections at the Hartley prospect near its Cassini mine in Western Australia.
Panoramic Resources has stockpiled more than half of the ore needed at the Savannah nickel operations in Western Australia for a November production restart.
Poseidon Nickel will refurbish a 1.1-million-tonne-per-annum concentrator as part of its restart of the Black Swan nickel project in Western Australia.
Mincor Resources has completed a $60 million placement to fund an exploration ramp-up at its Golden Mile nickel asset and construction of accommodation at the Cassini nickel mine, both in Western Australia.
Industry leaders predict critical minerals for battery technologies will lead to significant opportunities for the nation’s growing resources sector.
BHP remains confident that its C$325 million ($350 million) takeover bid to acquire Noront Resources is stronger than the offer made by Andrew Forrest’s Wyloo Metals on Monday.