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Racine up at Yamana

Latin American-focused Yamana Gold Inc appointed Daniel Racine as senior vice president of Canadian operations and mine planning & development, effective immediately
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 16 May 2014 0 Stars

Wake-up call

Rockwell Automation is eyeing new expansion opportunities
Reports Article Technology 15 May 2014 0 Stars

Orosur’s golden touch

Orosur Mining Inc is acquiring fellow Canadian junior Waymar Resources Ltd to create a gold explorer, developer and producer with interests in Uruguay, Colombia and Chile.
Breaking News Article Americas 13 May 2014 0 Stars

Quantum of solace

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) has had a good week. Coming off a reasonable set of quarterlies, it eased any investor concern related to its balance sheet by syndicating its existing loan with a shiny and bigger new one and announced a planned note offering to start repaying it.
Magazine Article Americas 13 May 2014 0 Stars

The evolving form factors of computing

In the engineering and construction worlds, information generated can be as important as the physical asset
Breaking News Article Mining ICT 13 May 2014 0 Stars

Auto-skills coming to the fore

With the growing trend for automated mines and 3D virtual training platforms for heavy machinery operators finally making their mark on the industry, automated mining is finally becoming a reality. While some suppliers have been working in this area for a number of years it is only more recently that more industry operators are taking steps to implement technologies such as robotic operating systems and remote control technology.
Breaking News Article Technology 12 May 2014 0 Stars

Quintiq aiming for the top

Competitors beware. Supply chain planning and optimisation software provider Quintiq has mining on its radar – and when it sets its sights on any industry, it does so with one sole intention: to become the market leader.
Breaking News Article Mining ICT 09 May 2014 0 Stars

Atrum estimates Groundhog NPV of US$2 billion

Atrum Coal, an ASX-listed metallurgical-coal explorer and developer, released the results of a pre-feasibility study on the Groundhog anthracite project in Canada’s British Columbia
Magazine Article Americas 09 May 2014 0 Stars

HudBay extends hostile bid for Augusta

HudBay Minerals Inc extended its hostile bid for fellow base metals producer Augusta Resource Corp by 10 days to May 16
Magazine Article Americas 09 May 2014 0 Stars

Hobbs pops up at RCT

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Lyle Hobbs is the new vice president business development for Remote Control Technologies (RCT) in North America
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 09 May 2014 0 Stars

Cash cost boost for Goldcorp

Goldcorp Inc has got over the disappointment of losing out on the acquisition of Osisko Mining Corp
Magazine Article Americas 09 May 2014 0 Stars

ICT Notebook: Leaders extend partnership

The world’s biggest mining equipment manufacturer, Caterpillar, and the leading specialised developer and supplier of mining equipment training simulators, Immersive Technologies, have extended their decade-long technical partnership
Reports Article Mining ICT 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Thanks for the memories

A change of directorship at Toronto-listed Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc last week may have signalled the beginning of the end for a company with more than 100 years of exploration and production history.
Breaking News Article Americas 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Let’s go shopping

“My biggest worry is missing this window of opportunity to change the company,” Excellon Resources Inc president and mining lawyer Brendan Cahill told investors over lunch in London last week
Magazine Article Americas 08 May 2014 0 Stars

Quintiq aiming for the top

Competitors beware. Supply chain planning and optimisation software provider Quintiq has mining on its radar – and when it sets its sights on any industry, it does so with one sole intention: to become the market leader.
Reports Article Mining ICT 08 May 2014 0 Stars

A path to better health

Lower insurance premiums and validated compliance with tighter safety and environment related regulations loom as factors that will influence the rate at which mining companies explore potential benefits of adopting new asset management standards
Breaking News Article Mining ICT 06 May 2014 0 Stars

Big, bigger, best

Macro trends in the gold space include decreased capital expenditure to help cash flows (and hence lower all in sustaining costs), dividend yields looking a little more attractive and the perennial market favourite – increased mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
Headline Article EMEA 06 May 2014 0 Stars

Plan Nord back on the table

The recent landslide election victory of Philippe Couillard’s Quebec Liberal Party could mean the imminent acceleration of mining activity in Canada’s largest province.
Breaking News Article Americas 06 May 2014 0 Stars

Barrick, Newmont terminate merger discussions

Barrick Gold Corp and Newmont Mining Corp terminated merger discussions amid mutual recriminations
Magazine Article Americas 02 May 2014 0 Stars

Ontario pledge and plea

The government of Ontario has said it is prepared to commit up to US$1 billion to develop “strategic all-season industrial and community transportation infrastructure” in its prospective Ring of Fire region, situated in the north of the province
Magazine Article Americas 02 May 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
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
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