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Massey lowers 2010 outlook following blast

Massey Energy chairman Don Blankenship said the company has “continued to struggle” since the April explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia where 29 people died.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

First Quantum launches legal action against ENRC

First Quantum Minerals Ltd has taken legal action against subsidiaries of Eurasian Natural Resources Corp (ENRC) as the disputes surrounding the Kolwezi copper-cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continue to escalate
Headline Article Finance 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

AngloGold initiates final hedge cleanout

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, the world’s third largest gold producer, has initiated the final stage in the eradication of its onerous hedge book, two years after the first major restructuring
Headline Article Finance 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Greenland lifts decades-old ban on uranium mining

The government of Greenland has lifted a decades-old ban on uranium mining, potentially opening the country up to new exploration for the commodity while benefiting existing explorers
Headline Article Production and Markets 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Kinross shareholders back Red Back takeover

Shareholders of Toronto-based Kinross Gold Corp have approved its takeover of Red Back Mining Inc, which will create a US$19 billion company
Magazine Article Finance 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Exploration funding for African Eagle

African Eagle Resources plc is to raise £3.3 million (US$5.1 million) in a placement of 88 million new shares through Seymour Pierce and Ocean Equities
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Scientists look at mining on Mars

Bacteria could soon be used for mining in space
Magazine Article Journal Team Diary 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Rewarding search

In this week's 5th Column, Ken Gooding notes there is a large number of relatively new companies whose declared aim is to build themselves into mid-tier gold producers. But very few of these newcomers have experienced the reception given to Argonaut Gold Inc.
Fifth Column Article Fifth Column 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Nixon Fork re-evaluation

Vancouver-based gold explorer Fire River Gold Corp has announced assay results
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

PotashCorp warns shareholders of 'marathon' takeover

The chief executive of PotashCorp of Saskatchewan Inc, Bill Doyle, has prepared shareholders for a “marathon” in regards to BHP Billiton’s hostile US$40 billion takeover bid.
Headline Article Finance 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Extorre makes placement

Extorre Gold Mines Ltd is raising C$30 million (US$29.1 million) after entering into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp to sell 6.8 million shares at C$4.45 each
Magazine Article Finance 17 Sep 2010 0 Stars

E&Y warns of increasing corruption in mining

Financial services provider Ernst & Young has warned that the mining sector has become more susceptible to bribery and corruption following the global financial crisis
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 15 Sep 2010 0 Stars

AngloGold wants to eliminate remaining hedge by early 2011

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd has announced a US$1.37 billion raising that will be used, along with existing cash and production to eliminate the remaining ounces in the company’s hedge book.
Breaking News Article Finance 15 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Greenland amends law to allow uranium mining

The government of Greenland has amended a decades-old ban on uranium mining that could open the country to exploration for uranium and rare earth minerals
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Labrador Iron Mines strikes deal with locals

Labrador Iron Mines Holding Ltd (LIM) has reached an agreement with First Nation (Innu) leaders in western Labrador and north-east Quebec to remove barriers that have been restricting access to the company’s iron-ore projects around the town of Schefferville
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Mirabela to make placement for Santa Rita expansion

Dual-listed Mirabela Nickel Ltd, which owns the Santa Rita project in north-east Brazil, has launched an institutional share placement aimed at raising up to US$165 million
Magazine Article Finance 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Recovery continues for Harry Winston

Harry Winston Diamond Corp, the integrated diamond miner and producer, has reported an 89% increase in rough diamond sales to US$86.8 million for the quarter to end-July
Magazine Article Finance 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Rising uranium production

According to preliminary estimates by Russian uranium producer Atomredmetzoloto (ARMZ), world uranium production continued to grow in the first half of 2010, and amounted to nearly 26,000t
Magazine Article Production and Markets 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars

Eldorado withdraws from Andean bid

The hopes of investors in Andean Resources Ltd for a bidding war between two Vancouver-based companies have been dashed.
Headline Article Finance 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars

BHPB faces potash competition

BHP Billiton’s hostile US$40 billion bid for Canadian company Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc faces competition, according to the latter’s chief executive
Headline Article Finance 10 Sep 2010 0 Stars
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