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Inmet shareholders approve First Quantum takeover bid

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) has won its takeover bid for fellow Canada-based company Inmet Mining Corp after 85.5% of the latter’s shareholders voted in favour of a C$5.1 billion (US$5.0 billion) deal
Magazine Article Finance 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Dundee changes

Rick Howes was made president and chief executive of Canada-based Dundee Precious Metals Inc, effective April 1, after Jonathan Goodman moved up to become executive chairman
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

du Toit to NAP

Phil du Toit became North American Palladium Ltd (NAP) president and chief executive (CEO) on March 25, replacing interim CEO Andre Douchane
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Yee for CFO

Canadian gold miner Lake Shore Gold Corp made Philip Yee vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective May 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Cardero resignation

New York-listed Cardero Resource Corp’s Michael Hunter resigned as chief executive (CEO) and president on March 19
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Copper record

In 2012, world mine copper capacity surpassed 20Mt for the first time, according to the International Copper Study Group (ICSG).
Magazine Article Production and Markets 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars

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
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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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