Work Halted at Burkina Faso-based Manganese Mine

Work Halted at Burkina Faso-based Manganese Mine

Pan African Minerals, a subsidiary of Timis Mining, was told that it must halt production at Tambao, one of the largest manganese deposits in the world. The project, which is estimated to cost up to $1 billion, gained approval in May 2014, but now must wait until further notice to move forward.

A New Player in the Manganese Battery Market?

Star Minerals is joining forces with Cooperative Mineral Resources and Octopus Technologies in a bid to enter the manganese battery industry.

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Management, NUM End Strike at Hotazel Manganese Operations

Mining Weekly reported that the strike at the BHP Billiton-managed Hotazel manganese operations in the Northern Cape has come to an end with the mine management and the local leadership of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) jointly agreeing to end the strike.

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INN Video: Andrew Male of Cancana Resources

Andrew Male, CEO of Cancana Resources (TSXV:CNY) spoke with the Investing News Network at PDAC in Toronto and told us why investors should consider projects that are "near-term production and with cash-flow and financing already in place", as well as the Company's upcoming catalysts in 2013.

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Anglo American Optimistic Despite Loss in Earnings

Mineweb reported that Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) is optimistic about its financial performance despite a 25-percent drop in EBIT to $4.9 billion and a $3.9-billion impairment charge.

China’s Demand for Manganese Ore Remains at a Standstill

Platts reported that import demand for manganese ore in China is at a standstill this week as buyers look at prices below $4/mtu on a cost, insurance and freight (CIF) basis, likely due to a weak ferroalloys market and the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.

Australian Manganese Train Hits Four-wheel Drive

Australian Mining reported that according to Northern Territory police, a manganese freight train has collided with a four-wheel drive that was stuck on the train tracks.

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