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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

Urgent 'wake-up' call needed to protect oceans

Deep seabed mining could have a serious impact on the ocean environment, according to a report by Greenpeace.
Breaking News Article Reports 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Rio Tinto posts record iron-ore output

Rio Tinto posted record quarterly iron-ore output and flagged higher annual copper production following a better-than-expected recovery at its Bingham Canyon mine in the US, which suffered a major wall slide in April.
Headline Article Production and Markets 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Final Renard approval

Stornoway Diamond Corp has received a positive environ­mental assessment decision for its Renard diamond project from Canada’s federal authorities.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Sleeper intercepts

Paramount Gold and Silver Corp has released further drill results from its Sleeper gold project in Nevada.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Buffington promoted

Allied Nevada Gold Corp said Randy Buffington, who joined the company in February as vice president and chief operating officer, has been promoted to president and chief executive (CEO)
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Baxter resigns

Toronto-listed Northern Graph­ite Corp said Don Baxter had resigned as president
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Wesdome COO

Canada-based Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd named Philip Ng as chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Teck, Copper Fox forge Schaft Creek JV

Teck Resources Ltd has agreed a joint venture (JV) with Copper Fox Metals Inc to develop the Schaft Creek copper-gold project in northwest British Columbia.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Court ruling forces Fresnillo to leave Dipolos gold mine

Mexico-focused Fresnillo plc has lowered gold production guid­ance for 2013 to 465,000oz, from 490,000oz, after a court ordered the company off its majority-owned Dipolos mine
Magazine Article Production and Markets 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Cliffs changes

North America’s biggest iron-ore producer, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, said president, chairman and chief executive Joseph Carrabba had resigned
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 19 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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