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M&A activity falls in 2012

Mergers and acquisitions in the mining sector fell by 30% during the first half of 2012 as global economic uncertainty and a drop in commodity prices diminished investor sentiment, according to PricewaterHouseCoopers’ Mining Deals report.
Headline Article Production and Markets 21 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Organisations announce cross-recognition of gold refiner audits

Three gold industry organisations have announced the mutual cross-recognition of their respective gold refiner audits.
Breaking News Article Reports 18 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Consol idlings

Consol Energy Inc temporarily shut its Buchanan metallurgical coal mine in southwest Virginia and will idle at least part of its Amonate Mining Complex (AMC) metallurgical coal operations in West Virginia in response to falling demand for its products, the company said last week
Magazine Article Production and Markets 13 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Barrick units fined

Eight subsidiaries of Canada-listed Barrick Gold Corp have been fined a total of A$127,000 (US$130,000) for failure to lodge the required documents with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

AuRico production

AuRico Gold Inc achieved commercial production at its Young-Davidson gold mine in Matachewan, Ontario, on September 1
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Diamonds: market turns opaque

The past 12 months were full of confusion and uncertainty over diamond prices
Reports Article Reports 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Metallurgical coal's changing dynamics

In the past 18 months there have been a bevy of major surprises for metallurgical coal watchers
Reports Article Production and Markets 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Mine life extended for Detour Lake gold project

Detour Gold Corp said an updated open-pit production plan for its wholly owned Detour Lake gold project (pictured) in Ontario supports extending the mine life to 21.5 years from 20 years
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Rambler CEO predicts suspension of big copper projects will benefit juniors

The recent suspension of some big copper projects is likely to benefit junior explorers nearing production, president and chief executive of Rambler Metals and Mining, George Ogilvie, said
Magazine Article Production and Markets 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Xstrata vote set to go ahead amid expected rejection

A shareholder vote on Glencore International plc and Xstrata plc’s proposed merger looked set to go ahead on Friday despite a seemingly inevitable rejection of the deal
Headline Article Production and Markets 07 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Aldershot appoints CEO

Aldershot Resources Ltd has hired Michael Leidrich as president, chief executive and director
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Tschabrun made Gryphon Gold COO

Gryphon Gold Corp appointed Donald B Tschabrun as chief operating officer (COO), effective September 3
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Angilak results

Kivalliq Energy Corp has received initial assays from holes testing the J4 zone of its Angilak uranium property in Canada’s Nunavut Territory, 3km from its Lac Cinquante deposit
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Canada: Investors head to Quebec

Growth continues as Plan Nord continues to develop
Reports Article Reports 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Canada: New Brunswick takes first place

The Fraser Institute Mining Survey named the province as the world’s most attractive jurisdiction
Reports Article Reports 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Canada: Ontario's exciting prospects up north

The province has more than 600 active mining exploration projects
Reports Article Reports 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

US court upholds US$2bn Southern Copper damages

The US state of Delaware’s highest court upheld a damages award of US$2 billion to Southern Copper Corp, ruling that the company’s owners and directors had caused the company to overpay extremely for an asset
Magazine Article Finance 31 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Gold demand stays strong despite softer quarter

There was a slight cooling-off in gold consumption in the June quarter but gold demand remains at an historically high level
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Golden quest

Canada’s Yukon territory is attracting explorers
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Gold’s blockbusting run loses steam after 12 years

Gold has been the stand-out asset of the metals class in recent years. The yellow metal benefited first from a rush to security in the wake of Lehman Brothers’ collapse, and then from worries over Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, which helped send prices to a record high just below US$2,000/oz last year. Not bad considering the asset started the 21st century at 20-year lows.
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 12/09/14
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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