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Sustainable development: Rio+20 - The past, present and future

To those assembled in Rio back in 1992 at the first Earth Summit, the phrase ‘sustainability in mining’ would have most likely been met with a mix of bemusement and derision
Reports Article Americas 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Oracle Mining receives air quality permit

Oracle Mining Corp has received an Air Quality Operating Permit for its Oracle Ridge copper mine project in Arizona, the first granted by the Pima County environmental department in 11 years
Breaking News Article Reports 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Community establishes blockade near Quebec iron projects

A road blockade by the local Innu community of Schefferville, Quebec has blocked access to certain iron-ore mining operations in the area.
Breaking News Article Reports 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Patriot files for bankruptcy protection

One of the largest coal producers in the US, Patriot Coal Corp and its 98 subsidiary companies, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection under US law.
Breaking News Article Finance 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Schefferville blockade lifted

A road blockade by local residents near Schefferville in Quebec that closed access to iron-ore projects in the area has been lifted after agreement was reached between mining companies, the community and the protestors
Breaking News Article Exploration & Development 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Cloud Peak buys coal assets worth US$300m

US Coal producer Cloud Peak Energy Inc said it would pay US$300 million for coal assets owned by Consol Energy Inc and Chevron USA Inc, in a deal that Cloud Peak said would fuel exports to Asia
Magazine Article Finance 06 Jul 2012 0 Stars

The Plan Nord

Launched in May 2011 by the government of Quebec, the Plan Nord is a sustainable development program for northern Quebec that establishes the framework for the long-term economic and social development of an area that covers approximately 72% of Quebec’s territory (1.2M km2).
Magazine Article Production and Markets 29 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Eldorado management

Norm Pitcher and Paul Skayman have been appointed as president and chief operating officer (COO) respectively of TSX-listed Eldorado Gold Corp, while Paul Wright will continue as chief executive
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 29 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Royal Nickel initiates partner process

Royal Nickel Corp formally launched the process to secure a partner for its Dumont nickel project in Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 29 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Nickel: A record harvest

Best year ever for nickel volumes
Reports Article Reports 29 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Vale announces US$2.3bn spend on green projects

Vale SA has initiated two major environmental projects, one in emissions reduction and the other for renewable energy, worth about US$2.3 billion
Headline Article Production and Markets 29 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Yukon: Yukonomics in Canada's north

The area brands itself larger than life. Others who winter there describe it as harder than life
Reports Article Reports 29 Jun 2012 0 Stars

River Valley update

Pacific North West Capital Corp has filed the latest resource estimate for its River Valley platinum group metals (PGM) deposit in Ontario
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Red Mountain’s potential for Banks Island

An independent preliminary economic assessment for Banks Island Gold Ltd has concluded that the company’s Red Mountain gold deposit in British Columbia could potentially support an underground operation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Federal and Québec budget highlights

Canadian and Québec schemes are among the most competitive in the world
Reports Article Reports 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Portage extended

Drilling has extended the Portage zone of Gold Canyon Resources Ltd’s Springpole gold property in northwest Ontario
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Prophecy’s Wellgreen potential confirmed

The independent preliminary economic assessment for development of Prophecy Platinum Corp’s Wellgreen platinum group metals project (pictured) in Canada’s Yukon has indicated potential for a 37-year operation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 22 Jun 2012 0 Stars

First Qilalugaq estimate outlines 26Mct

Stornoway Diamond Corp has received the first resource estimate for its Qilalugaq diamond deposit in Canada’s Nunavut Territory, outlining about 26Mct of diamonds in inferred resources
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 15 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Tyhee’s Briggs

Brian Briggs has taken over as president and chief executive (CEO) of gold development firm Tyhee Gold Corp, effective this week
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 15 Jun 2012 0 Stars

Orvana

Orvana Minerals Corp said Daniella Dimitrov would take over as chief financial officer, bringing capital markets experience from roles at Dundee Securities and Raymond James
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 15 Jun 2012 0 Stars
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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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