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Holbrook Basin potash

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) over Passport Potash Inc’s Holbrook Basin project in Arizona has proposed a conventional underground mining operation producing 2.5Mt/y MOP (muriate of potash) product
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Monster Lake results

TomaGold Corp has announced high-grade gold results that form part of a 3,500m drilling programme on the Monster Lake property, located 44km southwest of Chibougamau in Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Alamos objects to gold takeover ‘poison pill

Predator Alamos Gold Inc filed an application with the Canadian regulator to prevent Aurizon Mines Ltd from implementing a ‘poison pill defence’ to prevent a takeover
Magazine Article Production and Markets 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Tata Steel buys into LIM’s Howse deposit

Tata Steel’s Canadian subsidiary agreed to pay C$30 million (US$29.2 million) for a 51% interest in Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Ltd’s (LIM) Howse iron-ore deposit in northern Canada
Magazine Article Production and Markets 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

BHP Billiton to run the ruler over assets for possible divestment

BHP Billiton (BHPB) is planning to sell about 10 of its assets with a focus on divesting non-producing projects as the company aims to take a more disciplined approach to capital expenditure
Magazine Article Production and Markets 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

First Quantum set to clinch US$5bn Inmet takeover

First Quantum Minerals Ltd is close to winning a deal to buy Canadian rival Inmet Mining Corp, which owns the prized US$6.2 billion Cobre Panama project, one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper deposits
Magazine Article Finance 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Alaska: Problems at Pebble

Fears about threats to the local wildlife have caused delays for the project
Reports Article Reports 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Alaska: After the gold rush

A relatively flat year is expected in 2013
Reports Article Reports 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

UK launches Pacific mining initiative

The UK government and the local division of US security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin have launched a marine-mining initiative covering a licence in the Central Pacific’s Clarion Clipperton Zone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Activist investor seeks to replace five directors at Walter Energy

Walter Energy Inc urged shareholders to re-elect its board at the annual meeting on April 25 as it battles a proposal by Audley Capital Advisors LLP to replace five directors
Magazine Article Production and Markets 15 Mar 2013 0 Stars

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
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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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