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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

Klondex chairman

Klondex Mines Ltd has made Larry E Phillips chairman of the board, effective April 1, replacing Blair Schultz
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Inmet and Petaquilla agreement

Inmet Mining Corp and Petaquilla Minerals Ltd have signed a term sheet outlining a commercial arrangement and the settlement of certain claims between the two companies, which share neighbouring projects in Panama
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Ormet chapter 11

Ormet Corp, a US producer of aluminium, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to be sold to investment funds managed by Wayzata Investment Partners LLC
Magazine Article Finance 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

San Diego upgrade

Golden Tag Resources Ltd has released an upgraded resource for its joint venture San Diego silver project in Mexico’s Durango state
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Marine mining: Potential for seafloor resources

The 21st century is the era of technological development
Reports Article Reports 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

minor metals: Where is the buzz?

After a slow start to 2013, essentially due to a lack of confidence, it was hoped February, and with it the Chinese New Year
Reports Article Reports 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Rio appoints CFO as increased debt leads to S&P downgrade

Rio Tinto appointed ex-BHP Billiton (BHPB) executive Chris Lynch as its chief financial officer (CFO), as ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) put the company on negative watch following an increase in debt
Headline Article Production and Markets 01 Mar 2013 0 Stars

Lynas produces first rare earths product

Lynas Corp has produced its first rare earths product for customers from its controversial material plant in Malaysia after successful commissioning last month.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 27 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Gold promises

PwC sees promising times ahead for gold equities after reaching breaking point in 2012
Feature Article 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Up in the air

Airborne surveying is common in mineral exploration
Feature Article 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Record spending for a second year

Non-ferrous exploration spending increased for the third consecutive year to a record US$21.5 billion, growing 18% from the previous all-time high in 2011
Feature Article 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Toronto bound

The mining community has packed away its sunglasses, short-sleeved shirts and summer dresses (delete where appropriate) after Mining Indaba and is already thinking about getting the thermals out for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto in early March. The mood at Mining Indaba was cautiously optimistic and it will be interesting to see what the sentiment will be like next month.
Comment Article Opinion 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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