Mining news roundup: iron projects, sand mines & hardhats

This week, the mining world has seen Hudson and Neo agree on a deal for an exploration licence & Kazera Global subsidiary received its sand mine permit

Hudson and Neo agree deal for Sarfartoq exploration licence

Hudson Resources and Neo Performance Materials have announced the execution of a binding agreement which will see Neo acquire from Hudson an exploration licence covering the Sarfartoq Carbonatite Complex in southwest Greenland.


Mineral Resources confirms FID for Onslow Iron project in WA

The Western Australian mining firm, Mineral Resources (MinRes), has said that a major milestone has been reached for its Onslow Iron project, with a positive final investment decision taken by all joint venture partners.


Northern Survey Supply working to develop AR mining hardhat

Northern Survey Supply (NSS), a Canadian company specialising in engineering measurement systems and mine surveying solutions, has said that it is working on an augmented reality mining hardhat project that will make underground mining safer.

Working with Cambrian College, a college based in Greater Sudbury in Ontario, the company said that the augmented reality project – the Microsoft HoloLens AR System – will allow miners to operate machinery remotely, which would reduce the risk of injury, a CTV News report said.


Kazera Global subsidiary gets permit for sand mine

Kazera Global, the UK-based investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange, has confirmed that its 60%-owned subsidiary, Whale Head Minerals, has been granted a mining permit for the Walviskop mine in South Africa.


GMR subsidiary 30% stake in Indonesian coal mine operator

GMR Coal Resources Limited (GCRL), a stepdown subsidiary of GMR Power and Urban Infra Limited (GPUIL), has said that it has entered into definitive agreements to divest the 30% stake it holds in the Indonesian coal mine operator PT Golden Energy Mines (PT GEMS) to PT Radhika Jananta Raya, a subsidiary of mining solutions provider, PT ABM Investama Tbk (ABM), following a competitive bidding process.


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