The Mongolian Government has begun paying its debt to the Mongolian Copper Corp. (MCC) with regards to the Erdenet and Monros mines.
Eurasian Development Bank has provided US$55 million to Eurasian Resources Group’s Sokolov-Sarybai Mining Production Association enterprise in Kazakhstan, in order to finance the production of export goods.
Vale is set to become the first mining company, among the big players in the industry, to test 100% electric 72 t trucks.
Wood has secured a new contract from Enter Engineering to deliver a major capital investment project in Uzbekistan.
East Star Resources Plc has announced the award of three new licences, comprising 55 blocks, on the Rudny Altai volcanogenic massive sulfide belt in Kazakhstan.
Udokan Copper has received its first batch of BelAZ dump trucks as it prepares to begin industrial copper mining.
East Star Resources has announced the award of a new exploration licence comprising 59 blocks at the Talairyk Heavy Rare Earth Elements Project.
East Star Resources Plc has announced the commencement of diamond drilling on the Apmintas Licence in the Chu-Ili orogenic gold belt of central Kazakhstan.
A further exploration license in Kosovo has been granted to Western Tethyan Resources Ltd, which is 75% owned by Ariana Resources.