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Banro taps markets for US$100m to complete Namoya

Canadian-based gold producer Banro Corp said it planned to raise about US$100 million to complete the construction of its Namoya gold project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Headline Article Production and Markets 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Springpole study assesses 20,000t/d option

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Springpole gold project in northwest Ontario has used a 20,000t/d throughput plan, after the company evaluated numerous development scenarios
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Minor Metals: buyers stay their hand

Following a very slow start to 2013, March ended what can only be considered an overall disappointing first quarter for the minor metals. With a few notable exceptions, most buyers continued to live hand-to-mouth. As stocks weighed heavy on the markets, drifting prices were a natural result
Reports Article Reports 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Positive scoping study for Decar

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Decar nickel-iron alloy project in British Columbia has been completed, estimating initial capital of C$1.38 billion (US$1.35 billion) to construct the project, including a 20% contingency
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Duncan Lake iron-ore study estimates US$3.8bn cost

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Duncan Lake iron-ore project in northern Quebec estimates initial capital expenditure of C$3.8 billion (US$3.8 billion) for a mine that would extract over 800Mt of resources over a 20-year period
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Detour COO

Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Detour Gold Corp has promoted Pierre Beaudoin, senior vice president of capital projects, to chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Rare Element increase

Rare Element Resources Ltd reported a 65% increase in resources at its Bear Lodge rare earth element (REE) project in Wyoming compared with an estimate in May 2012
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Aureus mandate

Aureus Mining Inc mandated Nedbank Capital and Rand Merchant Bank to arrange a US$108 million project debt facility for developing its New Liberty gold project in Liberia
Magazine Article Production and Markets 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

IOC lawsuit

Two indigenous communities in northern Canada said they had filed a C$900 million (US$882 million) lawsuit with Quebec’s superior court against Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC)
Magazine Article Production and Markets 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Almaden hits

Almaden Minerals Ltd has released the first results from the 2013 drill program on the Ixtaca zone of its Tuligtic gold and silver project in Mexico
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Hebei investment

Alderon Iron Ore Corp said China’s biggest steel producer Hebei Iron and Steel Group Co Ltd had paid the remaining C$119.9 million (US166.9 million) of its initial investment in the 8Mt/y Kamistiatusset iron-ore project in Labrador, Canada
Magazine Article Finance 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Oracle Resource

Oracle Mining Corp has announced an initial indicated and inferred resource estimate for its Oracle Ridge copper project near Tucson, Arizona
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Prairie Creek permit

Canadian Zinc Corp said it had received permits for operation of its Prairie Creek Mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Goldcorp mulls paying dividend in physical gold

Goldcorp Inc said it was considering offering a dividend payout in physical gold as well as cash, giving shareholders exposure to the gold price at a time of global economic uncertainty and a weaker US dollar
Headline Article Production and Markets 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Eye on mining: Stakes high for capital-project execution

Rampant cost inflation, increasingly complex projects and widespread budget blowouts have pushed the focus on to capital-project execution
Reports Article Reports 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Silver resource doubles to 167.5Moz at Sierra Mojada

The total resource estimate for the Sierra Mojada silver-zinc project in Coahuila, Mexico, has grown to 167.5Moz of silver and 2,190Mlb (990,000t) of zinc, double a previous estimate
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Hecla set to win Aurizon fight after Alamos Gold drops hostile bid

US silver producer Hecla Mining Co was set to win the takeover tussle for Canada’s Aurizon Mines Ltd after rival bidder Alamos Gold Inc pulled its hostile C$780 million (US$760 million) bid
Magazine Article Production and Markets 22 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Mines & Money HK: Congo and South Africa better than Australia and Canada for miners – Friedland

Billionaire mining entrepreneur Robert Friedland said it was “much better” to be mining in South Africa or the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) than Australia or Canada.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 21 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Mines & Money HK: Goldcorp is considering paying dividends in gold

Charles Jeannes, Goldcorp Inc chief executive, raised the possibility of paying dividends in gold during a speech at Mines and Money Hong Kong.
Breaking News Article Finance 21 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Northern Dynasty and US senator clash over Pebble project

Canada’s Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd, which owns one half of the Pebble mining project in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region, has reacted strongly to recent criticism from US senator Maria Cantwell over the company’s attempt to “mislead investors.”
Breaking News Article Reports 20 Mar 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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