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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

Gleams of light in the gloom

The Mines and Money 2008 conference will be remembered for its accounts of the rapid decline of the fortunes of the sector, but what stood out was the resolve to stand up and be counted to try to make sense of the uncertainty
Feature Article Focus 16 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Global reach

With the country’s highly-regarded exploration and mining companies, service providers and equipment manufacturers, Canadian companies remain at the centre of international mining activity
Feature Article Focus 16 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Rio posts record iron ore production

Rio Tinto has posted record quarterly iron-ore output and flagged higher annual copper production following a better-than-expected recovery at its Bingham Canyon copper mine in the US, which suffered a major wall slide in April.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 16 Jul 2013 0 Stars

US mining fatalities reach record low in 2012

Data released by the US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reveal that 2012 saw the lowest number of deaths and injuries in the history of mining in the US.
Breaking News Article Reports 15 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Fraser to the fore

Corporate broker David Fraser was appointed chief executive of US-focused Great Western Mining Corporation plc.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Waiting game

Zoë Yujnovich, president and chief executive (CEO) of Canada’s largest iron-ore producer, the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), was elected chair of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), making her the first holder of the position in MAC's 78-year history.
Comment Article Opinion 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Coal: Rock steady

Although our dependence on coal is waning, coal consumption is unlikely to collapse completely
Reports Article Reports 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Pension funds target Rio Tinto’s Canadian iron-ore operations

Canada’s two largest pension funds are separately weighing bids for Rio Tinto’s stake in the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOCC)
Magazine Article Finance 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Alcoa profits surge as it beats forecasts

Aluminium producer Alcoa Inc kicked off the US earnings season with better-than-expected results for the June quarter as it benefited from increased demand for its engineered products from auto makers and the aerospace market.
Magazine Article Finance 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Miner's right: The times they are a changing

Rio Tinto’s decision to pull its diamond sale is part of a much wider story
Reports Article Reports 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Private equity: A potential source of capital

Private equity investors express growing appetite for mining sector
Reports Article Reports 12 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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