"As opportunities across the minerals industry continue to grow, an additional 1,100 mining engineers are expected to be employed domestically up to 2024." Brazil's expertise in mining should be an important factor under the new approach. Read more HERE / Source: Minerals Council of Australia
"I commend the whole Aguia team on the work undertaken to receive approval and look forward to working further with BRDE as a key stakeholder that clearly recognises the value that Aguia can deliver by bringing into production Southern Brazil’s phosphate mining and processing operation. We reiterate that we have excellent support for the project from within RS State, Federally and of course amongst the local community where we are operating.” Read the full release HERE / Source: Aguia Resources
"As TI1 enters the operations phase, the company has appointed Stephen Quantrill as its new Australia-based executive director. Stephen will work closely with the board, CEO and Tombador's Brazilian and Australian teams to ensure a smooth transition to production and sale of iron ore in the global market." Read the full article HERE / Source: The Market Herald
Australia’s Latin America business community came together for the first time in many months at the Australia-Latin America Business Luncheon held in Perth last Thursday, November 19 at Uma Restaurant. The luncheon, which was organised by the Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC) in collaboration with the ABCC and the Australia Peru Chamber of Commerce (APCCI), featured a noteworthy speech by Vanessa Torres, CTO of mining and metals company South 32, who provided a comprehensive overview of her distinguished career in the global mining industry and several of the opportunities that have led to her current role in Perth.
"Australia-based exploration company Jervois Mining has agreed to acquire a nickel and cobalt refinery in Brazil from Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio." / "Valued at R$125m ($22.1m), the deal comes as part of the Australian firm’s efforts to transform the company into a producer and refiner of battery metals used in for electric vehicles (EVs)." Read the full article HERE / Source: Mining Technology
The Brazilian government has launched its new "Mining and Development Program", featuring a range of changes for the sector. Much of the focus is on opening up the country for more geological research and reducing bureaucracy, which will be welcome news for the many Australian miners working in Brazil. Read more about the launch (in Portuguese) HERE, while the launch presentation is HERE.
"Safescape, with offices in Victoria and Western Australia, has shown its Bortana EV dual-cab ute that has direct applications in mining but can be tailored to other industries including forestry, fire-fighting, agriculture and military." Read the full article HERE / Source: Go Auto News
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