News in Numbers


The Federal Court of Australia has approved BHP’s proposed takeover of Australian copper miner OZ Minerals for $6.4bn.


Pacific Nickel owns 80% of the new Kolosori nickel project in the Solomon Islands, with the balance owned by the area’s traditional landowners.

270,000 tonnes

Canada’s Teck Resources produced 270,000 tonnes of copper from its mines in 2022.


Antamina, Barrick, BHP, Freeport-McMoRan, Gold Fields, Newmont, Teck and Vale have launched GeoStable, to develop tailings monitoring tools.


Nickel production in the Philippines fell by 10% between 2021 and 2022, ahead of Nickel Asia’s announcement of two new nickel mines.