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Rio confirms status as Australia’s biggest tax payer in 2012

Rio Tinto confirmed its status as Australia’s biggest tax payer in 2012, shelling out nearly US$9 billion - 75% of the overall bill.
Breaking News Article Finance 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Orosur’s CEO to exit as company seeks fresh approach

Toronto and London listed-Orosur Mining Inc said its chief executive (CEO), David Fowler, will resign from the company at the end of May as the company seeks a fresh approach.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Gilligan the man for Coalspur

Coalspur Mines Ltd named Colin Gilligan as chief operating officer (COO) to oversee the development, commissioning and operation of the company’s Vista coal project in Alberta, Canada
Magazine Article People and Appointments 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Canada Lithium shake up

Canada Lithium Corp has announced several changes to its board and executive team
Magazine Article People and Appointments 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Private equity funds to target miners after raising billions

Private equity funds will increase their investment in the resources sector to take advantage of declining company values, said Ken Hoffman, head of metals and mining at Bloomberg Industries
Magazine Article Finance 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Cameco adds PhosEnergy funds

Cameco Corp has committed further funds towards the patented PhosEnergy process
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Shake, rattle and dole

Up to 15 miners were sacked from the Agnew gold mine last week after a YouTube video showed some of them performing the Harlem Shake, the latest dance craze to go viral on the internet, during an underground shift
Comment Article Opinion 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Eye on mining: The rise of a new type of investor

Alternative forms of funding are becoming increasingly available
Reports Article Reports 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Finland tops Fraser Institute's policy survey

Finland unseated Canada as the most attractive investment destination for miners, when taking into account public policy considerations such as regulation and taxation, according to a 2012/13 survey by the Fraser Institute
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Alamos expects to block US$775m Hecla-Aurizon merger

Canada’s Alamos Gold Inc said it expected to win the bidding war for Aurizon Mines Ltd by securing sufficient shareholder support to block a superior C$796 million (US$776 million) offer from US silver producer Hecla Mining Co
Headline Article Finance 08 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Alamos expects to defeat US$775m Hecla-Aurizon merger

Alamos Gold Inc said it expects to win the bidding war for Aurizon Mines Ltd by securing sufficient shareholder support to block a rival C$796 million (US$775 million) offer from Hecla Mining Co.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 06 Mar 2013 0 Stars

PDAC: Private equity firms to swoop on undervalued mining assets

Private equity firms are to invest more heavily in the resources sector to take advantage of declining company values, according to Ken Hoffman, head of metals and mining at Bloomberg Industries.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 06 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Aboriginal training initiative launched at PDAC

A memorandum of understanding creating a new training alliance to develop an aboriginal workforce focused on mining activities, was signed this week at the PDAC annual convention.
Breaking News Article Reports 05 Mar 2013 0 Stars

PDAC: Community demands of mining companies to increase

Community demands of how mining companies share the economic benefits from natural resources will continue to increase, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private lender.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Mar 2013 0 Stars

PDAC: Mexican mining royalties loom

The Mexican government is planning to present its revised mining policy to congress as early as September, paving the way for the administration to implement royalty tariffs on mining companies.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 05 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Torex to raise US$250m

Canadian-based Torex Gold Resources Inc said it had signed an engagement letter with five banks to raise US$250 million for the development of its Morelos gold project in Mexico
Magazine Article Finance 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Copper ETF

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved plans by BlackRock Inc to launch a copper-backed exchange-traded fund
Magazine Article Production and Markets 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Kloppers’ A$75m share windfall

Outgoing BHP Billiton (BHPB) chief executive (CEO) Marius Kloppers will reportedly take A$75 million (US$76 million) in cash, shares and performance-related stock when he leaves the company later this year
Magazine Article Production and Markets 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Richmont resource

Richmont Mines Inc has announced the first inferred mineral resource estimate for the C Zone at its operating Island Gold mine in Ontario
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

FQM extension

First Quantum Minerals Ltd extended its C$5.1 billion (US$5 billion) offer for Inmet Mining Corp by 12 days on Wednesday, the day after Inmet’s board reiterated that shareholders should reject the bid
Magazine Article Finance 01 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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