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The thorium dilemma

US over-reliance on China-produced rare earths could be solved with a simple piece of legislation, according to James Kennedy of ThREE Consulting.
Reports Article Americas 11 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Dix steps in

Australian and Canadian-listed Troy Resources Ltd has asked chairman David Dix to step in as managing director and CEO on an interim basis
Appointment Announcement Article Australia/Asia 08 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Keeping it in the family

Engineering, construction and project management firm, Bechtel, made Brendan Bechtel president and chief operating officer. Son of chairman Riley Bechtel, Brendan will report to chief executive Bill Dudley
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 08 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Familiar company for Thornton

Former vice chairman of Goldman Sachs, J Michael Evans was made an independent director of Barrick Gold Corp
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 08 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Two sides of the same coin

Different views of a project are common, but for junior miners and consultants the differences are often deep
Reports Article Services 06 Aug 2014 0 Stars

Positive court decision for Ring of Fire region

An Ontario district court has ruled that it is up to Canada's Natural Resources Minister to make a decision on whether Cliff's should be allowed to build an access road to its Ring of Fire project.
Breaking News Article Americas 04 Aug 2014 0 Stars

BC First Nation launches mining policy

A British Columbia First Nation which recently won a landmark ruling for aboriginal land title rights has released a draft mining policy to foster "positive relationships" between communities and industry.
Reports Article Americas 04 Aug 2014 0 Stars

KSM given provincial thumbs up

Seabridge Gold Inc’s huge US$5.3 billion KSM gold-copper-silver-molybdenum project has received environmental approval from the British Columbia government, clearing the first hurdle in Canada’s permitting procedure.
Reports Article Americas 04 Aug 2014 0 Stars

PE firm makes first METS call

Communication and connectivity are huge issues for underground miners. Whether it’s monitoring people, machines or the rock face, the need to improve in these areas is paramount. A recent investment by Australia-based Jolimont Global Mining Systems (JGMS) in Canada’s Newtrax Technologies Inc shows the latter might have something to solve the industry’s problems.
Magazine Article Mining ICT 31 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Bentley merges engineer vision, IT reality

US engineering software developer Bentley Systems has released a version of its asset performance management (APM) software said to allow users to take full advantage of ‘immersive APM’, where hyper-modelling spatially enables operations and maintenance for interactive inspection of critical assets.
Breaking News Article Mining ICT 29 Jul 2014 0 Stars

Plenty of stimulus in Coffee

Amid the glut of sparkling opportunities in the northern US and Canadian gold space, Kaminak Gold Corp’s Coffee project in Canada’s Yukon stands out.
Magazine Article Americas 28 Jul 2014 0 Stars

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
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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