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Tintina scopes Black Butte project

A preliminary economic assessment of the Black Butte copper project in Montana has indicated potential for an underground mine based on the Johnny Lee deposit supporting a 14-year life for Tintina Resources Ltd
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 20 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Sawiris is the man for La Mancha

A company controlled by Egyptian telecoms billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered almost C$500 million (US$510 million) to buy gold producer La Mancha Resources Inc, with the target company recommending that shareholders accept the offer
Headline Article Finance 20 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Sawiris to buy La Mancha

La Mancha Resources Inc has recommended that its shareholders accept a takeover offer of almost C$500 million (US$510 million) from Weather Investments II Sàrl, a company controlled by Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris.
Breaking News Article Finance 16 Jul 2012 0 Stars

NAP funding

Canada-focused primary palladium producer North American Palladium Ltd (NAP) said it would raise C$43 million (US$42.2 million), to be used for corporate spending and expansion of the Lac des Iles mine in Ontario.
Magazine Article Finance 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Kaminak connection

Additional drilling at Kaminak Gold Corp’s Coffee gold property in Canada’s Yukon Territory has connected the Supremo and Latte zones
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Cline Mining suspends New Elk

Cline Mining Corp’s has suspended operations at its New Elk metallurgical-coal mine in southern Colorado in order to “manage its cash position”, according to recently appointed chief operating officer David Stone
Magazine Article Production and Markets 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Donlin feasibility OK

The joint-venture partners at the Donlin gold project (pictured) in Alaska have approved the updated feasibility study for development of the large-scale project, which targets full production of 1.5Moz/y
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

First Nickel chair

David Comba has been appointed chairman at First Nickel Inc, a Toronto-based company which is presently building towards full production at the Lockerby copper-nickel mine in Ontario’s Sudbury Basin.
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Kelly Osborne at Duluth

TSX-listed exploration firm Duluth Metals Ltd has named Kelly Osborne as chief operating officer (COO).
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Patriot Coal files for Chapter 11

Patriot Coal Corp has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection under US law, making it the sixth-largest US bankruptcy filing this year, with potential knock-on effects for other US coal producers
Headline Article Finance 13 Jul 2012 0 Stars

Clean Mining Alliance launched

The Clean Mining Alliance, an industry association, has been launched to support technological advancements aimed at making the mining industry cleaner and more environmentally responsible
Magazine Article Americas 10 Jul 2012 0 Stars

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
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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.
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
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