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Copper ETFs approval

The US Securities and Exchange Commission approved a proposal by US bank JP Morgan Chase & Co to launch a copper Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in which retail investors would be able to trade physical Grade A copper easily for the first time
Magazine Article Production and Markets 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

2012 Commodity review: Gold gains again

The bull market continues
Reports Article Reports 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

2012 M&A review: All about Glenstrata

Glencore International’s acquisition of Xstrata stole the spotlight this year
Reports Article Reports 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Economic Intelligence: The year ahead

No boom in sight
Reports Article Reports 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Minor Metals: On Shaky Ground

December is always a short month for trading - which was perhaps lucky for
Reports Article Reports 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

First Majestic hits acquisition trail in Mexico to buy Orko for C$387M

First Majestic Silver Corp has agreed to buy Canadian rival Orko Silver Corp for C$387 million (US$393 million), further bolstering its silver operations in Mexico
Magazine Article Finance 21 Dec 2012 0 Stars

First Quantum makes third unsolicited bid for Inmet

First Quantum Minerals Ltd has made a third unsolicited bid for Inmet Mining Corp, raising its offer to C$5.1 billion (US$5.2 billion).
Breaking News Article Finance 17 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Nunavut stake

ArcelorMittal SA said Nunavut Iron Ore Inc, a subsidiary of Iron Ore Holdings LP, would increase its stake in Baffinland Iron Mines Corp from 30% to 50% as part of an agreement with the parties and a company in The Energy and Minerals Group
Magazine Article Production and Markets 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Positive feasibility study for Paris Hills phosphate project

Stonegate Agricom Ltd announced a 67% increase in reserves for its Paris Hills phosphate project in Idaho, US and an extension of the mine's life, according to a feasibility study released this week.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Romulus moves

Precious and base metals explorer Romulus Resources Ltd appointed Anish Sunderji president and chief executive, replacing Riaz Shariff who resigned from the role, Romulus said
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Molycorp CEO falls on sword

Molycorp Inc, one of just two producers of rare earth elements (REE) outside of China, said its chief executive (CEO), Mark Smith, had left the company after more than four years in the position.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Kirkland Lake cuts gold output forecast by 50% on expansion delays

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc cut 90,000oz of gold from its sales guidance on the back of delays at the company’s mine expansion project, sending its shares lower
Magazine Article Production and Markets 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Stornoway’s diamond

Stornoway Diamond Corp said it had recovered a 9.78ct diamond from a bulk sample taken from its Renard project in Quebec, Canada
Magazine Article Production and Markets 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Zinc: Supply growth

Zinc mine production is expected to have grown for a fourth straight year in 2012
Reports Article Reports 14 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Mines & Money: Underperformance due to lower grades - BlackRock

The annual Mines and Money conference in London this week was kicked off with some tough talking from BlackRock aimed at some of the world’s largest gold producers
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Richmont cut backs

Richmont Mines Inc closed its Francoeur gold mine for four months and suspended exploration activities at its Wasamac gold property, both in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, last week
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Environmental authorities search Oskiso’s Canadian Malartic mine but operations continue

Osisko Mining Corp said representatives of the ministry of sustainable development, environment, wildlife and parks (MDDEFP) entered the site of its Canadian Malartic mine in Quebec, Canada, to conduct a search last week
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Mines & Money: Private equity eyes mining

Private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and state-owned enterprises are set to play a larger role in investing in the mining industry next year, according to Ernst & Young’s global mining and metals transactions leader, Lee Downham
Magazine Article Finance 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Richmont CFO

Canadian-based gold producer Richmont Mines Inc said Pierre Rougeau had been appointed as executive vice-president and chief financial officer
Magazine Article People and Appointments 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars

Mines & Money: management should buy into own firms

Senior management teams should buy into their own companies and risk their own money like other investors, speakers at the Mines and Money conference in London agreed this week
Magazine Article Finance 07 Dec 2012 0 Stars
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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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