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Baja Extension

Beleaguered Baja Mining Corp said its lenders had agreed to a further standstill agreement on debts relating to the company’s Boleo copper-cobalt-zinc project in Mexico
Magazine Article Finance 10 Aug 2012 0 Stars

BHPB writes down US$3.3Bn

BHP Billiton chief executive Marius Kloppers will forgo his annual bonus after the mining giant announced it had written off almost US$3.3 billion from its balance sheet.
Breaking News Article Finance 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Juniors won’t sell for normal premiums: Lindsay

Reluctance from junior mining companies to accept lower takeover premiums is stifling merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, according to Teck Resources Ltd’s chief executive Don Lindsay
Magazine Article Production and Markets 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Kinross CEO goes

Tye Burt will step down as chief executive of Kinross Gold Corp after seven years in the role, becoming the latest high-level departure from a mining company, following a disappointing year for the Canada-based gold producer
Headline Article People and Appointments 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Extension adds to Vista for Coalspur

Coalspur Mines Ltd’s plans for its Vista thermal coal project in Alberta keep growing, with the latest addition to its holdings, the Vista Extension, capable of supporting about 3.8Mt/y saleable coal, according to a scoping study
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

KPMG Canada announces mining royalties assessment tool

The Canadian office of financial consultancy KPMG and law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain (FMC), said they have developed an analytical framework that allows for objective comparison of mining royalty regimes worldwide
Magazine Article Finance 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Teck redemption

Teck Resources Ltd said it would issue US$1.75 billion in notes that would partly be used to redeem about US$659.5 million of its outstanding 10.25% senior notes due 2016
Magazine Article Finance 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Northern Gold chief

Greg Gibson has taken over as president and CEO of TSX-listed Northern Gold Mining Inc, replacing Martin Shefsky, who moves to executive chairman
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Newmont’s Goldberg

Gary Goldberg will assume the post of president at New York-listed Newmont Mining Corp, in addition to his existing role as the company’s chief operating officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Paramount plans to reawaken Sleeper to produce 172,000oz/y

A preliminary economic assessment for redevelopment of the historical Sleeper gold project (pictured) in Nevada by Paramount Gold and Silver Corp indicated potential for a low-grade, bulk-mining operation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 03 Aug 2012 0 Stars

Hecla moves to stop RX Gold-US Silver merger

Hecla Mining Co launched a hostile bid for fellow American miner US Silver Corp, valuing the company at around C$111 million (US$110 million), potentially nixing a planned merger with RX Gold & Silver Inc
Magazine Article Finance 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

WTO convenes panel for China rare earths dispute

The Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has convened a panel to examine alleged infringements of open trade in rare earth elements (REEs) by China, following complaints brought by the US, Japan and the European Union
Magazine Article Production and Markets 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Pretium bonanza

Pretium Resources Inc’s Valley of the Kings deposit, part of its Brucejack gold-silver development in British Columbia, was known to be high-grade, but the company has intersected bonanza grades in the latest drilling
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

M&I rises at Spanish Mountain

Drilling at Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd’s namesake project in British Columbia has allowed Giroux Consulting to generate a new estimate, defining 2.54Moz of gold within measured and indicated (M&I) resources
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Eagle Hill assays

Systematic drilling has returned further mineralisation at an interpreted extension of a gold-mineralised zone within Eagle Hill Exploration Ltd’s Windfall Lake gold property in Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Revised PEA expands Treasury’s Goliath

An updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of development of Treasury Metals Inc’s Goliath gold project in Ontario has expanded the scope and forecast output, based on an increased resource estimate
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Seabridge finalises Courageous Lake plan

An independent prefeasibility study for the Courageous Lake gold project in Canada’s Northwest Territories has confirmed the size of the operation outlined in last year’s scoping study, but has increased capital costs
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Augusta’s Rosemont costs rise again

The cost of Augusta Resource Corp’s Rosemont copper-molybdenum-silver project in Arizona has risen by about a third, in a revised feasibility study that included a mining-plan change
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

NordGold cuts production guidance, makes move on High River

NordGold slashed its 2012 production guidance by as much as 15% while announcing it will bid for the 25% stake in High River Gold it does not already own
Magazine Article Production and Markets 27 Jul 2012 0 Stars

AuRico chief steps down

The chief executive of AuRico Gold Inc, René Marion, has resigned due to ill health and will be replaced by chief financial officer (CFO) Scott Perry
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 20 Jul 2012 0 Stars
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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.
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