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Augustine hire

Wayne Isaacs has resigned as director, president and chief executive (CEO) of Augustine Ventures Inc, the company said, with Robert Dodds being appointed president and CEO.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Rio Tinto says copper output will rise from 2013

Rio Tinto’s copper output is expected to increase from 2013 onwards as improving grades, investments at its Kennecott and Escondida mines, in addition to the start-up of the Oyu Tolgoi project, benefit production levels.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Kinross CFO exit

Kinross Gold Corp’s executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), Paul Barry resigned from the company this week, only two months after the firm’s previous chief executive Tye Burt stepped down
Magazine Article People and Appointments 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Mineral sands pricing

Prices for mineral sands are likely to remain in a solid trading band in the next few years as consumption of household goods from developing countries increases, according to a report by the metals and mining team of finance house RFC Ambrian.
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

AuRico sells off Ocampo mine and Orion project stake

Minera Frisco SAB has paid US$750 million in cash for AuRico Gold Inc’s Ocampo gold-silver mine and adjacent properties, as well as a 50% stake in the Orion gold-silver project
Magazine Article Production and Markets 12 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Windfall Lake extension

Eagle Hill Exploration Corp has confirmed high-grade gold mineralisation within the Zone 27 Upper extension of its Windfall Lake gold deposit in northwestern Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Back River assays

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp has returned further high-grade drilling results from holes at the Umwelt and George zones of its Back River project in Canada’s Nunavut Territory
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Duda to Northern Vertex

North American-focused gold explorer Northern Vertex Mining Corp appointed Ed Duda as chief financial officer and corporate secretary
Magazine Article People and Appointments 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Thompson Creek cuts

North American company Thompson Creek Metals Co Ltd has suspended stripping activity associated with the next phase of production at its Thompson Creek mine in Idaho due to economic “weakness” and “uncertainty” and will cut 100 jobs before 2014, chairman and chief executive Kevin Loughrey said
Magazine Article Production and Markets 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Ventnor assays

Continued diamond-drilling at Ventnor Resources Ltd’s Thaduna/Green Dragon copper property in Western Australia has intersected further high-grade mineralisation at both zones
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 05 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Country risk: Greenland

After centuries of relative economic insignificance, the Arctic wilderness of Greenland is fast becoming the focus of an international push to exploit its abundant natural resources.
Reports Article EMEA 04 Oct 2012 0 Stars

US conflict-mineral rules adopted

On August 22, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted rules regarding the disclosure by companies of whether their products contain “conflict minerals” originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and adjoining countries.
Headline Article Americas 04 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Kleinfelder buys Ecobiological

Kleinfelder, the San Diego based science, architecture and engineering firm, has acquired Ecobiological Group, which specialises in environmental assessments and remediation services and is based in New South Wales, Australia.
Magazine Article Services 04 Oct 2012 0 Stars

Gold Fields chief becomes CEEC patron

The Coalition for Eco Efficient Comminution (CEEC) has announced Nick Holland, chief executive of Gold Fields Ltd as a patron.
Breaking News Article Reports 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

EMC updates Springer with resource, PEA

The first economic appraisal of EMC Metals Corp’s Springer tungsten project in Nevada has indicated potential for an economic redevelopment of the former producing asset
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Groundhog resource

Metallurgical coal explorer Atrum Coal NL has received an updated resource estimate for its Groundhog deposit in British Columbia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Chinese interest in Tulsequah

Chieftain Metals Inc is pursuing its efforts to fund development of its Tulsequah Chief polymetallic project in British Columbia with a non-binding memorandum of understanding with China CAMC Engineering
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Carbon Creek prefeasibility improves on PEA for Cardero

The prefeasibility study for development of Cardero Resource Corp’s Carbon Creek coal project has reduced pre-production capital costs, and increased forecast production, compared with the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) last year
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

NovaCopper results

NovaCopper Inc, recently spun out of NovaGold Resources Inc, has intersected further high-grade copper mineralisation at the South Reef zone of its Bornite property, part of its Upper Kobuk project in the Ambler district of Alaska
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Sep 2012 0 Stars

Keep on truckin'

Las Vegas is used to doing everything on a grand scale, judging by the size of its hotels and casinos, so it is no surprise that it was host this week to MINExpo 2012 – where some of the world’s largest trucks and equipment have been on display
Comment Article Opinion 28 Sep 2012 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

COMPANY PROFILES
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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