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M&As set to decline for third consecutive year

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the metals and mining sector were down 30% in the six months to June 30, pointing to a third consecutive year of declining deal volumes, according to an Ernst & Young report
Magazine Article Production and Markets 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

First Quantum earnings fall on lower metal prices

First Quantum Minerals Ltd’s earnings slumped 49% in the June quarter on lower metal prices and the US$5 billion cost of buying Inmet Mining Corp
Magazine Article Finance 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Thody retires

Uranium explorer and developer UEX Corp said Graham Thody would retire as chief executive (CEO) and president effective January 1, 2014
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Arctic positive in lower price environment

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Arctic polymetallic project in northwestern Alaska revealed a viable project at prices lower than current levels
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Yamana Gold avoids impairment

Yamana Gold Inc has bucked the trend by revealing it would not be taking writedowns to reflect lower gold prices
Magazine Article Finance 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Flurry of gold writedowns

Gold producers flagged more than US$14 billion worth of writedowns in the space of a week, as the fallout of lower gold prices continued to hit balance sheets
Magazine Article Finance 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Potash slide after export deal exit

The world’s largest potash-focused companies lost nearly a quarter of their value this week after the world’s biggest producer by output, Uralkali OAO, quit an export consortium that had underpinned prices
Headline Article Production and Markets 02 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Yamana Gold escapes writedowns but dives into the red

Yamana Gold Inc has bucked the trend by disclosing it wouldn’t be taking writedowns to reflect lower gold prices.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 01 Aug 2013 0 Stars

First Quantum earnings fall on lower metal prices

Canadian-headquartered First Quantum Minerals Ltd said earnings fell 49% in the June quarter on lower metal prices and costs related to its acquisition of Inmet Mining Corp.
Breaking News Article Finance 01 Aug 2013 0 Stars

Petra Diamonds beats targets and sees higher output in 2014

London-listed Petra Diamonds Ltd beat its 2013 financial year production guidance, buoyed by the first full year of output from its Finsch mine in South Africa.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 30 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Alcoa promotions

Aluminium producer Alcoa Inc promoted chief financial officer (CFO) Roy Harvey to chief operating officer of its global primary products business
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Ogrodnick resigns

Darcy Ogrodnick tendered his resignation as chief financial officer (CFO) of the Toronto-listed Northern Tiger Resources Inc to pursue other interests, the company said
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Ukrainian mining giant teams up with Canadian minnow

Metinvest BV, which is majority-owned by Ukraine’s richest person, Rinat Akhmetov, has bought a 49% interest in two iron-ore projects owned by Canadian-based explorer Black Iron Inc
Headline Article Finance 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Potash Corporation reveals plan for US$2 billion share buy-back

Potash producer Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc has announced its intention to buy US$2 billion of its own stock, joining peers in announcing repurchase programmes
Headline Article Finance 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Freeport plans asset sales and spending cuts

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc said it would slash spending by US$1.9 billion and pursue divestment opportunities in a bid to cut its US$21.2 billion of debt
Headline Article Finance 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Copper miners struggle to cap costs and sustain output – report

Falling head grades and increased costs are making it harder for copper producers to maintain production rates, according to a report by SNL Metals Economics Group
Magazine Article Production and Markets 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Gahcho Kué gets environmental approval

The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (MVEIRB) has recommended approval of the proposed Gahcho Kué diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

This week: 26/7/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics
Headline Article Reports 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Minor metals: Summertime blues

Minor metals prices have not tracked the northern hemisphere’s rising temperatures
Reports Article Reports 26 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Barrick offloads oil and gas assets for C$455 million

Barrick Gold Corp agreed to sell its Canadian energy business to three companies for what could amount to C$455 million (US$441 million) in cash and royalties, as it looks to divest non-core assets and cut costs.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 24 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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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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