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Oosterman made CEO

Canstar Resources Inc made Danniel Oosterman president and chief executive
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 10 May 2013 0 Stars

O’Neil steps down

Gryphon Gold Corp chief executive, interim chief financial officer and director Jim O’Neil said he would resign from the company, effective May 10
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 10 May 2013 0 Stars

Alderon COO

Canada’s Alderon Iron Ore Corp appointed ex-Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) executive Brian Penney as chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 10 May 2013 0 Stars

AuRico change

Toronto Stock Exchange-listed AuRico Gold Inc said chairman Colin Benner was taking a leave of absence for health reasons
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 10 May 2013 0 Stars

Quebec installs new tax regime

The new government of Québec, led by Parti Québécois, made good on its promise to revamp the province’s mining tax regime by laying out plans for miners to start paying more for operating in the region
Magazine Article Production and Markets 10 May 2013 0 Stars

E&Y says M&As fell in March quarter

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity dropped in the March quarter as companies looked for smaller, bolt-on deals and shied away from major transactions, Ernst & Young (E&Y) said
Magazine Article Finance 10 May 2013 0 Stars

Davis and Regent plan mining-focused firms

Mick Davis, Xstrata’s former chief executive (CEO), and Aaron Regent, Barrick Gold Corp’s ousted head, are reportedly looking to acquire assets from the majors, many of which are looking to divest non-core assets in a bid to cut costs
Headline Article Production and Markets 10 May 2013 0 Stars

San Francisco assays

Timmins Gold Corp has released the results of the first phase of a drilling programme at its San Francisco gold mine that will be used to provide an updated technical report in August
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 May 2013 0 Stars

First Majestic case

Toronto Stock Exchange-listed First Majestic Silver Corp was awarded US$89.6 million as part of a ruling against a former employee of one of its subsidiaries.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Barrick debt

Barrick Gold Corp and its subsidiaries sold US$3 billion in debt securities on Monday as it sought to refinance borrowings amid falling profitability.
Magazine Article Finance 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Silver anniversaries

British Columbia's Mining Week looks to recognize the contribution made by one of the province's oldest and largest industries. The event, which opened on Sunday, was celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, although a report on BC's mining sector may have spoiled the mood somewhat.
Comment Article Opinion 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Alcoa could cut another 11% of smelting capacity

The world’s leading producer of primary aluminium, Alcoa Inc, said it could cut another 11%, or 460,000t, of global smelting capacity over the next 15 months to retain its competitiveness amid a sustained fall in prices.
Headline Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Coulon drilling

Virginia Mines Inc released drilling results from its Coulon base-metal project located 15km north of the Fontanges airport on the Quebec Middle-North Territory
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Arnold appointed

Canada’s Asher Resources Corp appointed former Queenston Mining Inc director John Arnold as chairman, replacing Terry Christopher
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Raguz resigns

US coal and iron-ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources Inc’s chief strategy officer and vice president of corporate strategy and communication, Steven Raguz, resigned effective May 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Rio hires Bataar

Rio Tinto appointed Bold Bataar as president of international operations for its copper division, effective June 3
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Niobium recovery

The recovery in global consumption for niobium – used in high-strength and stainless steel – slowed in 2012, but there is significant potential for an increase in demand, according to Roskill’s Market Outlook
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Copper surplus

World refined copper production was 70,000t in surplus in January as demand in major consuming regions was weak, according to preliminary data from the International Copper Study Group (ICSG)
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 May 2013 0 Stars

BHPB sells Pinto Valley copper operation for US$650 million

BHP Billiton (BHPB) has agreed to sell its Pinto Valley open-pit copper-molybdenum operation in Arizona and a railway to Canada’s Capstone Mining Corp for US$650 million.
Magazine Article Finance 03 May 2013 0 Stars

Alacer moves to cut costs after profits slump

Canada-based Alacer Gold Corp said it was seeking savings of US$60 million in 2013 following a “less than acceptable” March quarter.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 01 May 2013 0 Stars
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Russian precious metals company Polymetal International plc’s commitment to establishing an extensive pipeline of growth projects has continued with the acquisition of the Kyzyl gold project.
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.
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