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Nechalacho rare earth project estimated to cost US$1.41bn

A feasibility study on the Nechalacho rare earth elements (REE) project in North America has estimated a C$1.45 billion (US$1.41 billion) upfront capital cost for a mine and refinery.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 18 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Teck receives ministerial order to reduce water contamination

The ministry of environment in British Columbia has ordered Canada’s Teck Resources Ltd to reduce the high levels of selenium and other substances released in the Elk Valley as a result of decades of coal mining activity.
Breaking News Article Reports 16 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Bingham Canyon pit collapse could lop 125,000t off Rio copper production

Rio Tinto said the pit wall collapse at its Bingham Canyon mine in Utah could see the company lose 125,000t of mined copper in 2013.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 16 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Gold sell-off gathers momentum as price falls to two year low

The price of gold dropped below the US$1,500/oz mark on Monday (April 15) following bearish sentiment and a recent sell-off in the gold futures market.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 15 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Alcoa sees tighter aluminium market in 2013 as industry cuts output

Alcoa Inc expects tighter aluminium markets in 2013 as producers curtail output in response to a supply glut in the industry
Headline Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Uranium One CFO

Canada-based Uranium One Inc appointed Grier Colter to executive vice president and chief financial officer
Magazine Article People and Appointments 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

GFMS survey predicts gold prices will rise to US$1,850/oz before year end

Gold prices will rise to about US$1,850/oz before the end of the year, driven largely by money printing initiatives in the US and gold-friendly “shocks” from Europe, according to Thomson Reuters GFMS
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Del Toro commercial

First Majestic Silver Corp announced that a 1,000t/d flotation circuit at its Del Toro silver mine in Zacatecas, Mexico reached phase-one commercial production on April 1
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Copper: Tech will shrink copper market

Local energy production and wireless transmission will drastically cut the demand for copper
Reports Article Reports 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Mining CEO tenure becoming shorter, Ashton Partnership says

The average tenure of chief executives (CEO) in mining is getting shorter as the role becomes more challenging, according to executive search firm The Ashton Partnership
Reports Article Reports 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Fresh crop of CEOs face tougher demands from shareholders

As the old-guard of CEOs heads for the exit, a more conservative and cautious batch are taking over and looking to scale back investment and risk and boost dividends
Reports Article Reports 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Rio’s Bingham copper mine closed following wall slide

Operations at Rio Tinto’s Bingham Canyon copper mine in Utah, US remained suspended as the company inspects the site following a wall slide at the open-pit mine.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 12 Apr 2013 0 Stars

EU miners required to report government payments

The European Union has passed regulation requiring resources companies to disclose payments made to the governments of the country’s in which they operate.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Apr 2013 0 Stars

3M launches award-winning ear defenders to boost mine safety

Diversified manufacturer 3M Co has launched its Peltor X ear defenders series, a new range of ear muffs.
Breaking News Article Reports 08 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Maiden Ana Paula resource

A maiden resource statement for the Ana Paula project in Guerrero, Mexico, has estimated the deposit contains more than 2.2Moz of gold
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Strateco shares fall after uranium moratorium

Quebec’s government has halted the issue of new exploration and mining licences for uranium projects in the Canadian province until their environmental and social impact are investigated
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Focus: Gold: Can changes at the top boost shareholder confidence?

As chief executives are ousted, will gold companies focus on profit margins rather than growth?
Reports Article Reports 05 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Commercial production declared at Lalor

Hudbay Minerals Inc has officially achieved commercial production from the first phase of its Lalor gold and base metal mine in Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Mulatos Mine gets ICMI stamp of approval

Canadian-based producer Alamos Gold has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Minas de Oro Nacional S.A.’s Mulatos mine in Mexico has been certified as fully compliant with the International Cyanide Management Institute’s (ICMI) Cyanide Code.
Breaking News Article Reports 02 Apr 2013 0 Stars

Training initiative launched at PDAC

A memorandum of understanding that creates a training alliance to develop an aboriginal workforce focused on mining activities was signed at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual convention
Magazine Article Americas 28 Mar 2013 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 15/08/14
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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