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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

Miner's right: Tipping point for coal is now

About 30% of the black stuff is produced at a loss. Something has to give
Reports Article Reports 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Bowie and private equity snap up Arch

Bowie Resources LLC and Galena Private Equity Resource Fund, a subsidiary of Trafigura AG, teamed up to buy Arch Coal Inc’s thermal-coal operations in Utah, US
Headline Article Finance 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

AuRico chairman

AuRico Gold Inc has appointed Alan Edwards as chairman more than two weeks after Colin Benner tendered his resignation for health reasons
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Orica CFO

One of the largest providers of commercial explosives to the mining industry, Orica Ltd, said it had appointed Craig Elkington as chief financial officer (CFO), effective November 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Kenny to Arianne

Canada-based Arianne Phosphate Inc (formerly Arianne Resources Inc) named Brian Kenny as chief executive
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Monarchy hire

Monarchy Resources Inc, a US-based company focused on acquisitions of minority stakes in precious metals projects, has appointed Steve Staehr as president and chief executive
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

This week: 5/7/13

A round up of this week in Finance news, Production news and statistics.
Headline Article Reports 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Molybdenum: Cost considerations

In the cost-cutting era for mining and sluggish steel markets, where does molybdenum stand?
Reports Article Reports 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Reshaping the mining industry

Standard & Poors predicted a difficult year ahead for the mining industry in 2013 and to date the prediction has proved uncomfortably accurate
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Meeting the equity gap

Equity markets went into serious decline in 2012, according to figures released by Ernst & Young earlier this year, with the opportunity for initial public offerings (IPOs) “practically closed on anything other than highly dilutive terms”.
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Québec: funding available at all stages

A number of institutional funds in Québec provide financing to exploration and mining companies working in the Province. Each fund has its own niche and they work together to encourage the mining industry
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Is the industry in crisis? A lender’s perspective

The shake-up of the industry is a good thing, as hopefully what we are going to see is a return to a bit more discipline
Feature Article 05 Jul 2013 0 Stars

Australia and Canada join forces with World Bank to support Nigeria’s mining sector

Australia and Canada in tandem with the World Bank have announced the launch of a two-year programme to support the sustainable development of Nigeria’s mining sector.
Breaking News Article Reports 03 Jul 2013 0 Stars
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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