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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

Inmet rights plan

Inmet Mining Corp, which is trying to fend off a hostile takeover bid from First Quantum Minerals Ltd, said it will waive its shareholder rights plan
Magazine Article Finance 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Positive PEA for Nucleus and Revenue

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Nucleus and Revenue deposits at the Freegold Mountain project in Canada’s Yukon Territory suggested the viability of an open-pit gold mine with additional production of copper, molybdenum and silver
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Rio Tinto shuffle

Rio Tinto has promoted Andrew Harding from copper chief executive (CEO) to iron-ore CEO, following the appointment of Sam Walsh as group CEO in January
Magazine Article People and Appointments 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Northern Canada: Taking on the world

Canada outperforms its rivals when it comes to attracting investment
Reports Article Reports 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Northern Canada: The man who found diamonds in Canada

Until the discovery of the Ekati diamond mine, Canada had no history of producing the precious stones, but Chuck Fipke and partner Stuart Blusson changed all that
Reports Article Reports 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Northern Canada: An exploration boom

Mining output expected to double by 2020, says the Conference Board of Canada
Reports Article Reports 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Canterbury joins Bauxite Resources

Bauxite Resources Ltd has made Peter Canterbury chief executive (CEO) and executive director
Magazine Article People and Appointments 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Detour Lake pours first gold

Detour Gold Corp has announced the first pour at its Detour Lake gold mine in northeastern Ontario
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Mayville resource more than doubles

A new resource estimate for the Mayville copper-nickel deposit in Manitoba showed a more than doubling of the tonnage in the indicated category when compared with a 2010 estimate
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Newmont chief to head Boart Longyear

Outgoing Newmont Mining Corp chief executive Richard O’Brien has been appointed as president and CEO of exploration drilling services firm Boart Longyear Ltd. He replaces the ousted Craig Kipp.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 19 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Armed group attacks Eldorado’s Skouries gold project in Greece

A masked and armed group illegally entered and assaulted security personnel at Eldorado Gold Corp’s Skouries gold project in Halkidiki, northern Greece on November 17, and set fire to offices, trucks and heavy equipment.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 18 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Initial estimate for MB project

Tertiary Minerals plc announced a tonnage-grade estimate of 85-105Mt at 9-11% fluorspar (CaF2) for its MB fluorspar project in Nevada, US
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

CN suspends study for Labrador rail line

Canadian National Railway Co (CN) said it suspended a feasibility study for the construction of its proposed rail line and terminal handling facility that would serve a number of Quebec/Labrador iron-ore projects
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Accentuate the positive

There may have been a bit of subliminal messaging taking place at 2013 Mining Indaba in Cape Town last week when a Muzak version of ‘Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive’ was piped into the media room during a lunchtime interval. I don’t know if delegates were treated to the same tune, but the message seems to have spread with many people calling the mood cautiously, or mildly, optimistic
Comment Article Opinion 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Kaminak CEO

Kaminak Gold Corp said Eira Thomas joined the board of directors and is to succeed Rob Carpenter on March 1 as president and chief executive
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Mundoro role

Mundoro Capital Inc, the Canada-based company focused on mineral acquisition, exploration, and development, named Tom Wilson as chief financial officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

Carbon Is taking off

Mining companies must react to rising demand for carbon materials
Reports Article Reports 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars

African Barrick's disappointing production guidance for 2013

African Barrick Gold plc (ABG) will cut its annual gold production by as much as 13% this year as it undertakes a review of the business to rein in costs
Magazine Article Production and Markets 15 Feb 2013 0 Stars
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PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS

Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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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