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Finance: London on top of the world

The latest GFCI Index has seen Asian financial centres lose more ground
Reports Article Reports 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Site visit: Bracemac-McLeod nears production

The Bracemac-McLeod zinc-copper project owned by Xstrata plc and Donner Metals Ltd ensures the continuity of mining in the Matagami district of Canada, reports Elena Clarici
Reports Article Reports 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Deutsche Bank urges BHPB to sell down Jansen

BHP Billiton (BHPB) should sell part of its Jansen potash project in Canada, which would cost US$15 billion to develop, to reduce the risk to shareholders, according to Deutsche Bank
Headline Article Production and Markets 30 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Cliffs pushes back iron-ore expansion plans

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc has delayed expansion of one of its Canadian iron-ore mines and will cut output from two mines in the US amid volatile prices and lower steel production in North America
Headline Article Production and Markets 23 Nov 2012 0 Stars

DiamondCorp signs off-take/funding deal with Tiffany

South African-focused explorer DiamondCorp plc said it had reached an agreement with luxury jewellery retailer Tiffany & Co in which the latter will provide the junior resources company with a US$6 million loan as part of an off-take agreement.
Breaking News Article Finance 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Dufort makes VP ops

Daniel Dufort has been made vice president operations for Nemaska Lithium Inc, replacing Pierre Demers
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Kiska CFO

Christopher Kerr has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) of Kiska Metals Corp
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Teck VPs

Teck Resources Ltd has appointed four vice presidents. Keith Stein has been made VP of project development; Bill Fleming VP of engineering, projects and business improvement for coal; Robin Sheremetal VP of coal operations; and Bob Kelly VP of health and safety
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Osisko makes C$550M move on Queenston

Canadian-based gold producer Osisko Mining Corp has agreed to acquire gold developer Queenston Mining Inc for C$550 million (US$549 million) in an all-share deal
Magazine Article Production and Markets 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

Potash and phosphates: Cooling-off period

2012 has proved challenging for the potash sector
Reports Article Reports 16 Nov 2012 0 Stars

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
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 22/08/14
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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