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What’s your Plan B?

Defying gravity, belief and the odds… that’s life as a gold miner
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Finding and acquiring gold reserves

Years of expanding production, runaway costs and ever-higher spending have given way to caution
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Back in gold

The gold standard is gone, but the metal is gaining popularity as central banks seek alternatives to the dollar
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Levelled off

A quick look at the NYSE Arca Gold BUGS index shows that while gold producers have recovered some of the ground lost last year, their share prices remain closely linked to the price of the metal they produce.
Feature Article 29 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Miners must ‘grapple with fatality issues’, says ICMM

Despite progress in mine safety in 2012-2013, a recent report by the International Council on Mining Metals (ICMM) reveals that fatalities have shown no sign of abating.
Reports Article EMEA 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

A hive of activity

About 15 months ago, the gold mining industry hit rock bottom. The price, testing US$1700/oz in January of 2013 was, by the end of June below US$1200/oz. Everyone from junior explorers to major producers were under severe pressure.
Reports Article EMEA 27 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Oxide boon for San Agustin

An updated resource at Argonaut Gold Inc’s San Agustin gold-silver project in Durango state, Mexico has gone someway to demonstrating its heap leach potential.
Reports Article Americas 26 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Byrd to Santacruz

Toronto-listed Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd has appointed Robert Byrd as chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 22 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Cliffs’ execs float on golden parachute

Gary Halverson will receive approximately US$11 million with the termination of his employment as president and chief executive of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, and other former officers and key employees will collect a combined US$16.9 million
Reports Article Americas 22 Aug 2014 0 Stars

The future’s bright, the future’s yellow

Get the oven on. Yellowcake still needs to be baked
Reports Article Australia/Asia 22 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Risks and opportunities in Aboriginal title ruling

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada changed Canada. The court granted a declaration that the Tsilhqot’in Nation, a relatively small First Nation in British Columbia, has Aboriginal title to more than 1,700km2 of the province – and that only addressed a small portion of the Tsilhqot’in’s traditional territory.
Reports Article Americas 22 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Coal's death greatly exaggerated

With apologies to Mark Twain, reports of the impending death of coal as the world’s primary future energy source appear to have been greatly exaggerated
Reports Article Opinion 19 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Chinks of light for industrial minerals

A clutch of deals in the industrial minerals space has set tongues wagging that this unloved sector could be about to turn a corner after several years of falling or flat prices that have tested even the best-run companies.
Magazine Article Americas 18 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Mine surveying in the Big Data era

The mining industry’s quest for a more productive future has again been news in the past week or so and Bentley Systems global solution executive, mining, Dave Body says new-generation mine surveying tools are among the “tip-of-the-spear technologies” set to become “disruptive influences” on mining efficiency and productivity.
Reports Article Mining ICT 18 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Maturing on time

Just like the whisky with which it shares its name Jameson Resources Ltd has taken a few years to sweeten, but after cherry-picking coal out of the options available to it in 2009 it is now making good headway.
Reports Article Americas 17 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Training run over

CAE, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of advanced simulation training technologies and services to the civil aviation and aerospace industries, has officially given up on mining not long after venturing into the market.
Reports Article Technology 15 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Cliffs’ new head

The new-look board at Cliffs Natural Resources Inc has wasted no time getting down to business, appointing Laurenco Goncalves to the position of chairman, president and chief executive
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 15 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Abitibi appoints president

Abitibi Royalties Inc has appointed former McEwen Mining Inc president Ian Ball as its own president.
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 15 Aug 2014 0 Stars

True Gold gets Karma funding

True Gold Mining Inc has shored up financing for construction of its 97,000oz Karma gold project in Burkina Faso
Reports Article Americas 15 Aug 2014 0 Stars

De Beers secures Gahcho Kué permit

The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has issued a land use permit and water licence for the Gahcho Kué diamond project to the government of Canada’s Northwest Territories, according to Gahcho Kué joint venture partners De Beers Canada Inc and Mountain Province Diamonds Inc
Reports Article Americas 15 Aug 2014 0 Stars
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The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

COMPANY PROFILES
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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