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San Francisco assays

Timmins Gold Corp has released the results of the first phase of a drilling programme at its San Francisco gold mine that will be used to provide an updated technical report in August
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 May 2013 0 Stars

First Majestic case

Toronto Stock Exchange-listed First Majestic Silver Corp was awarded US$89.6 million as part of a ruling against a former employee of one of its subsidiaries.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Barrick debt

Barrick Gold Corp and its subsidiaries sold US$3 billion in debt securities on Monday as it sought to refinance borrowings amid falling profitability.
Magazine Article Finance 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Silver anniversaries

British Columbia's Mining Week looks to recognize the contribution made by one of the province's oldest and largest industries. The event, which opened on Sunday, was celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, although a report on BC's mining sector may have spoiled the mood somewhat.
Comment Article Opinion 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Alcoa could cut another 11% of smelting capacity

The world’s leading producer of primary aluminium, Alcoa Inc, said it could cut another 11%, or 460,000t, of global smelting capacity over the next 15 months to retain its competitiveness amid a sustained fall in prices.
Headline Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Coulon drilling

Virginia Mines Inc released drilling results from its Coulon base-metal project located 15km north of the Fontanges airport on the Quebec Middle-North Territory
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Arnold appointed

Canada’s Asher Resources Corp appointed former Queenston Mining Inc director John Arnold as chairman, replacing Terry Christopher
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Raguz resigns

US coal and iron-ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources Inc’s chief strategy officer and vice president of corporate strategy and communication, Steven Raguz, resigned effective May 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Rio hires Bataar

Rio Tinto appointed Bold Bataar as president of international operations for its copper division, effective June 3
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Niobium recovery

The recovery in global consumption for niobium – used in high-strength and stainless steel – slowed in 2012, but there is significant potential for an increase in demand, according to Roskill’s Market Outlook
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Copper surplus

World refined copper production was 70,000t in surplus in January as demand in major consuming regions was weak, according to preliminary data from the International Copper Study Group (ICSG)
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

BHPB sells Pinto Valley copper operation for US$650 million

BHP Billiton (BHPB) has agreed to sell its Pinto Valley open-pit copper-molybdenum operation in Arizona and a railway to Canada’s Capstone Mining Corp for US$650 million.
Magazine Article Finance 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Alacer moves to cut costs after profits slump

Canada-based Alacer Gold Corp said it was seeking savings of US$60 million in 2013 following a “less than acceptable” March quarter.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 01 May 2013 0 Stars

US watchdog warns Alaska project could cause ecological damage

The proposed Pebble gold and copper mining project in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region could inflict widespread ecological and environmental damage, according to a revised study by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Breaking News Article Reports 30 Apr 2013 0 Stars

BHPB gets US$650M for Pinto Valley copper operation

BHP Billiton (BHPB) agreed to sell its Pinto Valley open-pit copper mine operation in Arizona for US$650 million to Canada’s Capstone Mining Corp.
Breaking News Article People and Appointments 29 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Castillian chairman

Castillian Resources Corp appointed geology and capital markets executive Justin Reid as chairman to carry out day-to-day management of the company and assist development of its Hope Brook gold project in Newfoundland, Canada
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 26 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Tintina resignation

Vancouver-based and Toronto Stock Exchange Venture-listed Tintina Resources Inc’s founding director, Raj Chowdhry, tendered his resignation as chief executive this week in order to focus on other commitments
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 26 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Urban mining

By now, the news of Apple Inc’s first quarterly earnings profit decline in a decade and record share buyback will have likely crossed your desk (or 4-inch screen).
Comment Article Opinion 26 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Transparency drive

Will the EU Accounting Directive usher in an open era?
Reports Article Reports 26 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Nevada Copper approves two-stage development

Nevada Copper Corp is to proceed with a two-stage development approach for its Pumpkin Hollow copper project in Yerington, Nevada
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Apr 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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