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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

Gold M&A highlights

A look at the state of acquisition momentum in the sector and some of the larger deals of the year so far
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

The big boys

The NYSE Arca Gold BUGS (a basket of unhedged gold stocks) omprises some of the world’s largest gold producers and fastest-growing companies
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

What do investors want from a gold stock?

Having personally spoken to 72 investors in one-on-one sessions this year and incorporating views from independent interviews and surveys, the chief executive of Gold Fields Ltd gives a frank view of the current gold-mining industry and what needs to be done to improve investor sentiment
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Big spend in the Americas

Latin America remains the most popular exploration destination, attracting about a quarter of all money spent in 2011. The region has held this position since 1994. Canada has historically been one of the most popular regions, too, supported by exploration-focused tax incentives.
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

A tale of discovery

A total of 743Moz in new discoveries have been made since 1997
Feature Article 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

US defends Grand Canyon land lock-up

The US government has asked a District Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by a pro-mining group against the country’s Secretary of the Interior after he banned mining on more than 1 million acres of federal land in Arizona
Magazine Article Production and Markets 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Molycorp moves to head off finance risks

US-based rare earth elements (REE) producer Molycorp Inc moved to quell concerns about its credit risks this week, saying it would raise around US$550 million through an offering of notes and shares
Magazine Article Finance 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Uranium: Clouds of Fukushima receding

Though uranium prices are climbing, there are still opportunities for investors
Reports Article Reports 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Prodigy’s Magino open-pit plan gets more resources

The latest resource estimate for Prodigy Gold Inc’s Magino gold project in Ontario has increased the amount of gold contained by 55% to 5.8Moz, using a 0.35g/t Au cut-off grade
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Rackla continuity

Continued diamond-drilling at Atac Resources Ltd’s Rackla gold property in Canada’s Yukon Territory has returned what the company described as the most significant mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 24 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Glencore “resilient” amid downturn

Glencore International plc has posted a 24% drop in earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the first half of 2012 as a general downturn in commodity prices hit the group’s bottom line.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 21 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Preview extended

Holes drilled to test depth and strike extensions to historical gold resources at La Ronge Gold Corp’s Preview SW property in northern Saskatchewan have confirmed the continuation of mineralisation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Shore Gold EIS

Shore Gold Inc has submitted a revised environmental impact statement (EIS) for its proposed Star Orion South diamond project in Saskatchewan
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Aug 2012 0 Stars

CN plans new iron-ore railway

Iron-ore producers and developers in the Quebec-Labrador iron-ore range have agreed to work with Canadian National Railway Co on a feasibility study for a railway and terminal to serve their assets
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 17 Aug 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

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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