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This week: 14/06/13

A round up of this week's Finance and Production news
Headline Article Reports 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Substitutes

Resource nationalism no longer poses the biggest threat to the sector, according to Ernst & Young's (E&Y) 2013-2014 report on business risks.
Comment Article Opinion 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

CEO and CFO hired

La Quinta Resources Corp hired former chief financial officer (CFO) Dustin Henderson as president and chief executive (CEO) and appointed Mark Abrams as CFO and vice president of exploration.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Passport’s man

Michael Schlumpberger was appointed Passport Potash Inc’s chief operating officer.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

President appointed

Guyana Goldfields Inc made Scott Caldwell president and chief executive (CEO), replacing former president Marcel DeGuire who is due to stand down on July 15, and former CEO Patrick Sheridan Jr who became chairman.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Mineral sands: Roller-coaster ride

The mineral sands industry was on a roller-coaster ride in 2012, but is now on a slow path to recovery
Reports Article Reports 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Silver: Above rock-bottom

While investor demand for silver has dwindled, fabrication demand is set to increase in 2013
Reports Article Reports 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Pretium completes Brucejack feasibility study

Pretium Resources Inc said it was evaluating potential optimisation of site layout and opportunities for accelerated underground development at its Brucejack gold project in British Columbia after a feasibility study was released this week
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Cliffs halts Ring of Fire project

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc said it would temporarily suspend activities at its chromite project in Northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire region due to delays related to the environment assessment process, land surface rights and negotiations with authorities
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Capital woes top mining risk list

Access to, and allocation of, capital has surpassed resource nationalism as the biggest risk for mining and metals companies
Headline Article Finance 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Mining Mirror: Challenging times for commercial seabed mining

Despite the political and environmental challenges, seabed is on its way
Reports Article Reports 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Grupo Mexico faces US$2bn shares lawsuit

UK investment firm Infund LLP is suing Mexico’s largest mining company, Grupo Mexico SAB, for more than US$2 billion worth of shares in the company.
Headline Article Finance 14 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Alacer to sell Australian gold assets

Toronto and Sydney-listed Alacer Gold Corp said it would move to sell its Australian gold operations after receiving expressions of interest from several parties.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Rio sells Eagle nickel-copper project for US$325 million

Rio Tinto said it has agreed to sell its Eagle nickel-copper project in the US to Canada’s Lundin Mining Corp for US$325 million in cash.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 13 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Cash woes top business risk list

Capital liquidity has surpassed resource nationalism and skills shortages to be the biggest risk for mining and metals companies, according to a report by Ernst & Young.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 12 Jun 2013 0 Stars

New Departure

Black Mountain Resources Ltd said high-grade silver of up to 1,684g/t had been returned from grab samples at the Bonanza zone of its New Departure project in Montana, US
Reports Article Exploration & Development 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Carsky resigns

Great Panther Silver Ltd president Martin Carsky has resigned for personal reasons, effective immediately
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

New Gold to buy Rainy River for C$310 million

Canadian junior miner New Gold Inc agreed to buy Rainy River Resources Ltd for around C$310 million (US$300 million). Rainy River owns a 4Moz gold deposit in Ontario, Canada
Magazine Article Finance 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Rio ‘looking at London IPO’ for diamond arm

Rio Tinto could reportedly spin-off its diamond business and list the unit in London more than a year after it put the business up for sale
Headline Article Finance 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars

Jansen potash project is ‘just an option’, BHPB’s Mackenzie says

Further development of BHP Billiton’s Jansen Potash project in Saskatchewan, Canada is contingent on it meeting strict internal investment guidelines, said chief executive Andrew Mackenzie.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 07 Jun 2013 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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