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Environmental concerns top industry list

A recent global survey by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) confirms that environmental concerns (40%) closely followed by social concerns (28%) continue to be the top sustainable development issues for the mining and metals industry
Magazine Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Bill C-300 defeated in Canadian parliament

The Canadian government has rejected a controversial bill which proposed giving the government authority to investigate complaints of human rights and environmental abuses against resources companies operating abroad
Magazine Article Americas 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Highs and lows

Like many before it, 2010 has been a turbulent year in the mining industry, full of both highs and lows
Comment Article Opinion 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Are impact assessments creaking under the strain?

In the 25 years since the Brundtland Commission launched the concept of sustainable development on the world, governments, NGOs and the public have taken much greater interest in the environment – and man’s impact on it
Comment Article EMEA 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Getting closure

The social impact of mine closure can be just as big as the environmental impact
Reports Article Australia/Asia 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Innovative treatment for mine-affected water

Fuelled by growing environmental conscience, sustainability has become a mainstream concern
Reports Article Technology 22 Dec 2010 0 Stars

ArcelorMittal ups Baffinland price

ArcelorMittal has responded to a new offer for Baffinland Iron Ore Mines Corp by Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition Company with an increase of its own.
Breaking News Article Finance 21 Dec 2010 0 Stars

ArcelorMittal given Baffinland OK

ARCELORMITTAL has received all regulatory approvals for the acquisition of Baffinland Iron Ore Mines Corp.
Magazine Article Finance 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Diavik to produce 6.9Mct in 2011

THE Diavik diamond mine in Canada is expected to produce 6.9Mct next year, the same as the recentlyreduced forecast production for this year.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Rio Tinto to sell Cloud Peak stake

RIO Tinto has said it will sell its remaining stake in Cloud Peak Energy Inc after partly spinning off the unit last year.
Magazine Article Finance 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Kinross sells stake in Osisko

Canada's Kinross Gold Corp has sold its stake in Osisko Mining Corp for almost C$100 million (US$99.9 million).
Magazine Article Finance 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

US$830m gold deal in royalty space

FRANCO-Nevada Corp has agreed a deal to buy fellow royalty company Gold Wheaton Gold Corp for US$830 million in cash and shares.
Magazine Article Finance 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

China to lift REE taxes, US to reopen ‘critical’ mines

AS THE US looks towards its re-emergence as a producer of rare-earth elements (REE), market power China is planning to raise export taxes on ‘critical metals’.
Headline Article Production and Markets 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

US Federal Reserve boosts optimism for silver

US FEDERAL Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke stimulated further gains in commodity prices this week when he confirmed that the Fed may expand bond purchases beyond the US$600šbillion announced last month.
Headline Article Production and Markets 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Brewery Creek results

Golden Predator Corp has intersected gold mineralisation at the Bohemian discovery, part of its Brewery Creek former gold mine property in Canada’s Yukon Territory.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Managing complexity

In an increasing complicated world, where is the mining industry going wrong in managing complexity
Reports Article Reports 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Springpole confirmation

Gold Canyon Resources Inc has confirmed that gold mineralisation at the Portage zone of its Springpole gold property in Ontario extends beyond 300m.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Montrose intercepts

Drilling by Decade Resources Ltd at the joint-venture Red Cliff gold property in British Columbia has intersected further gold mineralisation at the Montrose zone.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Pardoe Resigns

chairman of Caledonia Mining Corp, Rupert Pardoe, has resigned
Magazine Article People and Appointments 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars

Coalspur's Vista holds 9Mt/y potential

OPEN-PIT mining of Coalspur Mines Ltd’s Vista coal project near Hinton in Alberta could achieve 9Mt/y of thermal coal product.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Dec 2010 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 22/08/14
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
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014

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