Later in the week, Greatland said early works activities have also begun at its Havieron project in Western Australia.
Cornish Lithium said that, as part of the Li4UK project funded by the Faraday Battery Challenge, the group has produced its first lithium carbonate from the Trelavour project in Cornwall, as part of a study into the wider development of a sustainable lithium industry.
Salt Lake Potash Ltd's (ASX:SO4) (LON:SO4) (OTCMKTS:WHELF) (FRA:W1D) Lake Way Project near Wiluna in Western Australia is nearing completion, with the process plant 88% complete and the overall project, including all on-lake infrastructure 81% complete.
Anglo Asian Mining PLC (LON:AAZ) updated investors on the status of three restored contract areas located in Nagorno Karabakh and other formerly occupied territories following the end of a military conflict over the enclave between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Anglo Asian also this week said it has made a new copper-gold discovery at Zafer, within the central region of its Gedabek Contract Area in western Azerbaijan.
Condor Gold PLC (LON:CNR) (TSE:COG) told investors it has mobilised a second rig for its new 4,000 metres infill drill programme targeting planned 'starter pits' for the La India gold project in Nicaragua.
Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd (LON:CGH) said it has exceeded production guidance for the full year at its Kapan Mine in Armenia as well as making “good progress” in business development despite the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cross-border hostilities in Armenia and protests in the Kyrgyz Republic.
IronRidge Resources Ltd (LON:IRR) released the results of a scoping study for the Ewoyaa lithium project in Ghana that supports the case for a two million tonnes per annum production operation with life of mine revenues exceeding US$1.55bn.
Earlier, IronRidge reported multiple high-grade drill intersections and the confirmation of new gold targets at the Zaranou project in Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa.
Later in the week, IronRidge announced a fully underwritten call for the exercise of warrants which will raise £3,793,019 in new capital, before costs, to assist the company's ongoing project exploration and development efforts within Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire and Chad.
Power Metal Resources PLC (LON:POW) announced it has signed an agreement to acquire a 100% interest in a package of three gold exploration projects located in the prospective Hemlo North area of Ontario, Canada.
Eurasia Mining PLC (LON:EUA) said the definitive feasibility study for its West Kytlim platinum and gold mine in the Urals has been approached at a formal meeting of the Russian State Committee on Reserves.
Ariana Resources PLC (LON:AAU) said it has received formal approval from the Competition Authority in Turkey for the completion of its joint venture agreements with Özaltin Holding and Proccea Construction Co, as ratified by shareholders on December 30, 2020.
Red Rock Resources PLC (LON:RRR) has hailed news from its investee Jupiter Mines Limited that the company is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of its Central Yilgarn Iron Ore assets (CYIP) on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in March.
Castillo Copper Ltd (ASX:CCZ) (LON:CCZ) (FRA:7OR) is considering divestment opportunities, including a possible spin-off of its sizeable Broken Hill Alliance (BHA) Project into a new vehicle, which could be listed in either London or Australia to capitalise on the prevailing base and precious metal upcycle.