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Mining weight for Cat

US mining and construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar sees a limited “likelihood of significant decline” from current soft mining-segment sales levels over the remainder of 2014, but it isn’t looking further ahead at this stage.
Magazine Article Services 28 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Meeting of mines

It looks like it was only a matter of time before San Gold Corp and Kerr Mines Inc merged. The two companies have arguably been the busiest Canadian gold juniors this year, buying up mines, changing boardroom personnel, upgrading reserves and raising money.
Magazine Article Americas 28 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Barrick CEO departs

Jamie Sokalsky will step down as president and chief executive (CEO) of Barrick Gold Corp (BGC)
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 25 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Stubina in at McEwen

Nathan Stubina has been appointed managing director of McEwen Mining Inc. Stubina, previously vice president of technology, will take over the responsibilities of former president Ian Ball
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 25 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Samant to Reed

Global law firm Reed Smith has appointed Prajakt Samant as a partner to its Energy & Natural Resources Group
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 25 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Boardroom drama at Cliffs

US iron-ore and coal producer Cliffs Natural Resources Inc has urged shareholders to vote for a board with seven Cliffs nominees and four Casablanca Capital LP nominees at next week’s annual meeting, in order to avoid giving Casablanca a majority
Magazine Article Americas 25 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Rockwood Holdings purchased for US$6.2 billion

Albemarle Corp has agreed to purchase Rockwood Holdings Inc, one of the world’s big four lithium producers, for US$6.2 billion
Magazine Article Americas 25 Jul 2014 0 Stars

MJ’s LinkedIn group hits 10,000 members

Today, Mining News & Networking, Aspermont’s LinkedIn group dedicated to the mining industry, reached a landmark with the arrival of its 10,000th member
Breaking News Article EMEA 23 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Glencore plugs funding gap

Blurring the line between mining and commodity trading has been taken a step further with Glencore plc’s move into a form of banking, though whether it will prove to be a step too far (and an unpleasant reminder of the past) remains to be seen
Reports Article Opinion 22 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Quebec diamond project to SNC-Lavalin

Stornoway Diamonds Inc has agreed to outsource C$425 million (US$395 million) worth of engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services at its Renard diamond project to SNC-Lavalin.
Breaking News Article Services 22 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Young-Davidson in full underground mode

AuRico Gold Inc has announced an eighth consecutive quarter of record gold production at its Young-Davidson mine in Ontario as it made a full transition to underground mining.
Breaking News Article Americas 21 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Good to be the king

“We can’t all be stars because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as I go by.” – Sebastian Horsley
Reports Article Opinion 21 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Mercator-Intergeo tie-up scuppered

Vancouver-based Mercator Minerals Ltd’s shares sunk as much as 31% this week after revealing a proposed US$100 million takeover of the company was unlikely to go ahead
Magazine Article Americas 21 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Klondex hires

Toronto-listed Klondex Mines Ltd has added Mike Isaak, Henry Follman and Rosa Whisenand to its team as it looks to grow its gold and silver operations in Nevada, US
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 21 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Moves at Mawson

Toronto-listed Mawson West Ltd has made chief operating officer Greg Entwistle its new chief development officer (CDO), after Alistair Croll came in as his replacement, effective July 28
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 21 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Murphy gets technical

Former Anglo American plc executive Barry Murphy has been named senior vice president of technical services at Yamana Gold Inc, effective September 3
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 21 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Difference of opinion

Time is a great healer. But try telling that to Russia’s OAO Severstal which, determined to rid itself of its North American assets, has had to take a huge hit when offloading its PBS Coals Inc business.
Magazine Article Americas 17 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Betting on Zazu

For more evidence that zinc is about to fly, look no further than Toronto-listed Zazu Metals Corp where Lukas Lundin, chairman of the mining company which bears his name, holds just under 20%.
Magazine Article Americas 15 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Lundin taking aim

Reports of hawks circling round Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc’s Candelaria copper mine in Chile come as no real surprise. With analysts shifting their supply/demand models from surplus to deficit for the red metal in 2014, the race is on to get hold of rich, long life copper deposits in the best jurisdictions before they are all captured.
Magazine Article Americas 14 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Bittersweet retreat

As environmental considerations shape the discussion around coal, the fuel source is on course for a retreat
Reports Article Australia/Asia 11 Jul 2014 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
Sarama Resources is a West Africa-focused gold explorer with substantial landholdings in Burkina Faso, Liberia and Mali.
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