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Nevsun CFO

Nevsun Resources Ltd hired Fausto Taddei as chief financial officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

This is a man's world

Women have always been underrepresented in the mining sector, but did you know that our industry has the lowest number of women on the board of directors than of any industry group in the world, according to the first of three reports undertaken by Women in Mining (UK) and PwC
Comment Article Opinion 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Resource grows at Atlanta gold project

A new resource estimate for the Atlanta gold project in Nevada showed a more than doubling of resources since its owner Meadow Bay Gold Corp acquired the project two years earlier
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Intersects at 3Ts

Independence Gold Corp reported assay results from a 17 hole, 3,949m diamond drilling programme completed during 2012 on its 3Ts gold-silver project in British Columbia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Minor metals: In the doldrums

After a lacklustre 2012, this year started slowly. There was a hint of optimist surrounding a few articles
Reports Article Production and Markets 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Female board members improve profits for mining companies - Women in Mining

The financial performance of mining companies is improved when women are on the board, according to a report by Women in Mining (UK) (WIM) and PwC
Magazine Article Reports 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Positive Sisson feasibility study estimates 27-year life

An independent feasibility study for the Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project in New Brunswick, Canada has been completed, estimating initial capital expenditure of US$579 million including a 15% contingency
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Litigation finance

Third-party funding can remove litigation costs from the balance sheet
Feature Article 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

ICSG data

The world refined copper market was in deficit to the tune of 557,000t from January to October 2012, widening from 146,000t a year earlier, the International Copper Study Group (ICSG) said
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Technology and software: Out of sight

Speeding exploration and optimising production through near-infrared and mining-specific spectroscopy software
Reports Article Reports 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Technology and software: Exploring software

The have been some recent announcements and new tools for exploration and evaluation software
Reports Article Reports 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Aurizon rebuff

Aurizon Mines Ltd said its board of directors unanimously recommended that shareholders reject a hostile takeover bid from fellow Canadian gold producer Alamos Gold Inc
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Gold poll

The average spot gold price in 2013 will be US$1,775/oz, according to a Reuters’ poll of 37 analysts taken this month
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Vertical integration,horizontal value

Many steelmakers have acquired iron-ore or coking-coal mines in recent years in an attempt to control raw-material prices, but an Ernst & Young (E&Y) report this week showed that vertical integration does not always have a positive effect on enterprise value
Comment Article Opinion 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Raising funds in 2013

Lewis Silkin expects alternative financing to continue to be sought in the year ahead
Reports Article Reports 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Cliffs writes down value of Thompson by US$1bn

US-based iron-ore producer Cliffs Natural Resources Inc said it was booking a US$1 billion goodwill impairment charge related to its 2011 acquisition of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd for US$4.9 billion
Headline Article Finance 25 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Out of this world

As interest grows around the mining industry's plans to prospect space and mine asteroids, we collect together recent articles on the topic.
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 23 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Denison’s C$70M deal

Denison Mines Corp signed a letter of intent with Fission Energy Corp this week to acquire some of Fission’s uranium projects for around C$70 million (US$71 million), payable in Denison shares
Magazine Article Finance 18 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Rio's Albanese steps down following US$14Bn write-downs

Rio Tinto’s chief executive Tom Albanese has quit unexpectedly after the company revealed US$14 billion worth of impairments related to its aluminium and coal businesses
Headline Article Production and Markets 18 Jan 2013 0 Stars

Harry Winston to sell jewellery arm for US$1Bn to Swatch and eyes mines expansion in Canada

Toronto-based Harry Winston Diamond Corp has agreed to sell its diamond jewellery and watch division, Harry Winston Inc, for about US$1 billion
Headline Article Finance 18 Jan 2013 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 11/07/14
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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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