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BHPB to offload diamonds business for US$500 million

BHP Billiton said it agreed to sell its diamond business to luxury jeweller Harry Winston Diamond Corp for around US$500 million
Headline Article Production and Markets 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Timmins rush: going deeper

The Timmins area in northeastern Ontario, Canada has produced more than 70Moz of gold since the discovery of gold there in 1909, according to relative newcomer Lake Shore Gold Corp, and ore grades are increasing as mining has moved underground.
Reports Article Reports 09 Nov 2012 0 Stars

CGIR to double Chinese gold production

Vancouver-based China Gold International Resources Corp (CGIR) said it planned to double gold production at its Chang Shan Hao (CSH) mine in China by the end of 2014.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 09 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Molycorp files claim

New York Stock Exchange-listed Molycorp Inc said it had filed a claim against M&K Chemical Engineering Consultants Inc in the Colorado Federal District Court regarding a dispute over defects in work completed on the company’s Project Phoenix modernisation and expansion of its Mountain Pass rare earth resource and production facility in California.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 09 Nov 2012 0 Stars

BHPB said to be seeking a Kloppers successor

BHP Billiton (BHPB) has started the search for a successor to chief executive (CEO) Marius Klopper, according to a newspaper report in London.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 07 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Corvus makes gold discovery in Quebec

Corvus Gold Inc said it has discovered a copper-gold system at its recently acquired Gerfaut project in Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Patriot CEO

Patriot Coal Corp has appointed Bennett Hatfield as president and chief executive (CEO), effective immediately, after Irl Engelhardt stepped down as chairman, CEO and a member of the board
Magazine Article People and Appointments 02 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Westmoreland shuffle

North American-focused Westmoreland Coal Co said its chief executive (CEO) Keith Alessi would quit and assume the role of executive chairman effective April 5, 2013
Magazine Article People and Appointments 02 Nov 2012 0 Stars

View from RBC: Gold industry M&A

In recent months there have been a number of notable transactions in the mid-cap gold sector, with merger and acquisition activity likely to continue
Reports Article Reports 02 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Strathmore targets 2.6Mlb/y of uranium at Roca Honda

Strathmore Minerals Corp said the Roca Honda project in New Mexico could produce an average of 2.6Mlb/y (1,180t/y) of uranium over a nine-year mine life, according to the results of a preliminary economic assessment
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Deal making slows in first nine months of 2012

Mergers and acquisitions, financing and capital raisings in the mining and metals sector fell in terms of value and volume in the first nine months of the year to end-September, according to Ernst & Young’s latest report.
Breaking News Article Finance 01 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Teck profits slump

Teck Resources Ltd said September-quarter profit declined 78% compared with the same time last year, blaming lower commodity prices and reduced sales volumes of steelmaking coal for the slump
Magazine Article Production and Markets 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Entrée reveals large-scale potential at Ann Mason

An independent preliminary economic assessment for Entrée Gold Inc’s Ann Mason copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit (pictured) in Nevada has indicated potential for a 24-year operation recovering 2.3Mt of copper and 16,500t of molybdenum
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Century posts 16Gt initial Rainy Lake estimate

An independent estimate for Century Iron Mines Corp has calculated a large-scale resource for its Rainy Lake (also known as Full Moon) taconite iron-ore deposit in Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

‘ArcelorMittal to sell Canadian iron-ore stake’

ArcelorMittal SA is looking at selling a minority stake in its Canadian iron-ore operations as growth in the steel market has faltered, the Financial Times (FT) reported
Magazine Article Production and Markets 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Frostiak joins Colossus

Colossus Minerals Inc director John Frostiak will assume the role of chairman following the resignation of Ari Sussman who has served in the position since 2006
Magazine Article People and Appointments 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

As far as the eye can see

A look at transparency regimes for extractive industries in the US and EU
Reports Article Reports 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Gold Canyon’s Springpole holds 5Moz

An independent resource estimate for Gold Canyon Resources Ltd has defined 4.4Moz of gold within indicated, and 0.7Moz within inferred categories at the Springpole deposit
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Vale to close Frood mine by year’s end

Vale SA will close its Frood mine in Sudbury, part of the Stobie mining complex, by the end of the year, Cory McPhee, a spokesman for the company, told Mining Journal
Magazine Article Production and Markets 26 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Sama chairman

Toronto Stock Exchange-listed Sama Resources Inc appointed Benoit La Salle as chairman
Magazine Article People and Appointments 26 Oct 2012 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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