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Carbon footprint: Coming clean

As carbon emissions continue to rise, miners are buckling down and getting to the root of the problem
Headline Article Australia/Asia 27 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Relative returns are relevant

Looking over Mining Journal’s list of top 100 mining companies this week there are obvious disparities. Some companies in the list by market capitalisation (market cap) may not make it into the top 100 by revenue and vice-versa.
Magazine Article Americas 26 Jun 2014 0 Stars

A developing world

There were strong signals for miners and mineral explorers from the latest United Nations Conference on Trade and Development World Investment Report, which, rather than green investment shoots, offered a field of evidence as to why miners (including the Top 100 in this edition of Mining Journal) should feel better about the underlying vision of economic growth that they’re consistently presenting to investors.
Comment Article Opinion 26 Jun 2014 0 Stars

A different view of coal

The thermal coal market is not having a good time. The intrusion of cheaper alternatives and environmental legislation in the US, in tandem with a glut of supply, has led to the price of the energy source falling by almost a half compared with its 2011 peak.
Headline Article Americas 26 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Level 3 connection for First Quantum

Expanding mining house First Quantum Minerals Ltd has engaged NYSE-listed Level 3 Communications to fully connect its global portfolio of operations and project sites.
Breaking News Article Mining ICT 24 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Northcliff has big job ahead at Sisson

Christopher Zahovskis sees himself as “a bit of an operator,” having worked in the industry for 33 years, but overseeing the Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project in New Brunswick, Canada, has been an eye-opener even for this seasoned executive.
Magazine Article Americas 23 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Silver: Investor-held stocks cloud silver outlook

Structural changes have hit the silver industry as low prices subdue supply
Reports Article Americas 23 Jun 2014 0 Stars

UEX re-elects board, management

Board directors of Canadian uranium exploration and development company UEX Corp were re-elected at the annual meeting
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 20 Jun 2014 0 Stars

San Gold names CEO

Greg Gibson has been appointed chief executive (CEO) at Canada’s San Gold Corp
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 20 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Ivernia appoints CFO

Ivernia Inc, the Toronto-listed international base metals miner and owner of the Paroo Station mine in Western Australia, named Alan You Lee as chief financial officer
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 20 Jun 2014 0 Stars

US Coal miner raises US$350 million in IPO

Foresight Energy LP showed there is still life in the coal industry, as it raised US$350 million with an initial public offering of 17.5 million common units at US$20/share
Magazine Article Americas 20 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Osisko deal completes

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd and Yamana Gold Inc have completed the C$3.9 billion (US$3.6 billion) acquisition of Osisko Mining Corp, two months after they came in and rescued it from the claws of Goldcorp Inc’s C$2.6 billion hostile bid
Magazine Article Americas 20 Jun 2014 0 Stars

ICT Notebook: Trimble survey picks out Oz SME

The existence of small pockets of high-value software development in the mining industry has again been highlighted by California-based Trimble Navigation Ltd’s acquisition of diminutive but fast-growing Australian firm, Mining Information Systems
Reports Article Mining ICT 19 Jun 2014 0 Stars

More than numbers

Scorpio Gold Corp does not follow the pack. In a Toronto Stock Exchange Venture market full of explorers looking to stay alive by any means possible, it has steadily been producing gold and cash for the past few years.
Magazine Article Americas 19 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Polish miner toasts ‘speedy’ Chile development

As KGHM Polska Miedź SA approaches commissioning of its Sierra Gorda copper mine in Chile, Mining Journal caught up with president and chief executive Herbert Wirth to find out how the project build has gone
Magazine Article Americas 19 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Fresh start for American Manganese

Quite rightly, American Manganese Inc has decided to rip up its “uneconomic” May 2012 pre-feasibility study that looked into producing electrolytic manganese metal (EMM) from its Artillery Peak project in Arizona.
Magazine Article Americas 19 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Uranium’s unique issues, rich rewards

Wherever you stand on nuclear power – an issue that divides public opinion like few others – there’s no doubt that the global demand for uranium is steadily rising.
Reports Article EMEA 18 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Molybdenum: Moly on the rebound

Molybdenum consumption is tipped to rebound in 2014 and growth in demand will outpace supply
Reports Article EMEA 18 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Nickel’s story still intact

The price of nickel got a bit ahead of itself in May, at one point shooting through the US$21,000/t mark, its highest price in two years and a plus-50% gain since January.
Magazine Article Americas 16 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Going places

There’s no doubt Canadian explorer and developer Curis Resources Ltd is turning heads at a number of brokerages, with its name increasingly on buy lists, and CEO David Copeland talking up prospects for its flagship Florence copper project in central Arizona, located midway between Phoenix and Tucson.
Magazine Article Americas 16 Jun 2014 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
Russian precious-metals company Polymetal International plc has made significant progress at the Semcha platinum-group metals (PGM) property in the past year as it moves the project towards a preliminary economic assessment
The Republic of Guinea intends to launch, pursuant to the mining Code, a competitive and transparent invitation to tender for three bauxite mining blocks located in the prefectures of Boffa, Boké and Télimélé.
Indochine Mining Limited is developing a high-grade gold project at Mt Kare in PNG by rapidly developing wide, high-grade gold zones
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