By Stefan Nicola
SMA Solar Technology AG (S92), Germany’s biggest solar company by market value, installed 63 inverters and an intelligent steering system for a 1-megawatt unit to help power a South African mine run by Cronimet Chrome Mining SA Ltd. Read more
By Kip Keen
Empire Mining’s (TSX-V: EPC) shareprice was making fast and early gains on the TSX Venture board on Tuesday morning after it said an Albanian court had ruled in its favour in a legal wrangle that pits it against the Albanian government over the Bulqiza chromite project. Read more
By Brian Latham
Sinosteel Corp.’s Zimbabwe chrome mining and smelting company, Zimasco (Pvt) Ltd., is spending $35 million refurbishing a furnace at its smelter in Kwekwe, the state-controlled Herald said, citing Zimasco administrative manager, Clara Sadomba.
The re-building of the fire-damaged furnace should be completed this year and Read more
Ontario’s Ministry of Northern Development of Mines reports that Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a $3.3-billion investment to build a chromite mine, transportation corridor and processing facility in Northern Ontario’s “Ring of Fire” that would lead to a new generation of prosperity in the north, with thousands of jobs and new infrastructure.
The “Ring of Fire” represents one of the most significant mineral regions in the province, Read more
By Tim Shufelt
The government of Ontario took a big step toward unearthing the geological treasures of the province’s Far North in announcing an investment to develop the first mine in the mineral-rich Ring of Fire.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. plans to invest $3.3-billion to establish a chromite mine west of James Bay and build a $1.8-billion smelter near Sudbury, the province said Wednesday. Read more
By Benjamin Harvey
Dedeman Madencilik, a Turkish mining company, has found chrome reserves with an estimated value of $3 billion at its Aladag facility near the city of Adana, Hurriyet reported, citing Yunus Soysal, a company engineer.