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Rochester claim dispute

Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp and Rye Patch Gold Corp have filed lawsuits against each other in a dispute over what Coeur described as a “substantial portion of its unpatented claims” at the Rochester silver mine in Nevada
Headline Article Production and Markets 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

KGHM announces US$2.8bn bid for Quadra FNX

KGHM Polska Miedz SA has announced a US$2.83 billion cash bid for Canada’s Quadra FNX Mining Ltd, having hinted at a potential foreign acquisition in August
Headline Article Finance 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Alpha in US$209m settlement

Alpha Natural Resources Inc has entered into settlement and non-prosecution agreements with US authorities relating to the 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine (UBB) in West Virginia, in which 29 miners lost their lives
Magazine Article Finance 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Donlin study designs 1.5Moz/y operation

A second feasibility study for the Donlin gold joint venture in Alaska, owned 50:50 by Novagold Resources Inc and Barrick Gold Corp, forecast 1.5Moz/y of gold production during the first five years of operation
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 09 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Rio Tinto announces US$2.7bn aluminium investment

Rio Tinto has approved the US$2.7 billion required to complete the modernisation project at its 60-year old aluminium smelter in Kitimat, British Columbia (BC).
Breaking News Article Finance 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

BHP puts its diamonds in play

BHP Billiton has decided to “review” its diamonds business, which includes the 80%-owned Ekati diamond mine and the 51%-owned Chidliak exploration project, both of which are in Canada
Headline Article Finance 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Cap-Ex intercepts

Cap-Ex Ventures Inc has intersected magnetite iron-ore mineralisation at its Block 103 property 30km from Schefferville in Quebec
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Continuing to trade up

In this week's Fifth Column, Ken Gooding looks at the career of Brian Hinchcliffe, who, at the beginning of the 1980s, was a trader at J Aron and Co when he noticed a report in the Northern Miner newspaper about Breakwater Resources
Fifth Column Article Fifth Column 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Delaney retires

Ian Delaney has announced his retirement as chief executive officer (CEO) of Sherritt International Corp having been with the company for 21 years
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Pretium boosts Brucejack

Further drilling at Pretium Resources Inc’s Brucejack gold-silver project (pictured) in northern British Columbia has contributed to an updated and expanded resource estimate
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Gold Bar study for US Gold

A prefeasibility study for US Gold Corp has designed an eight-year project to exploit resources at its Gold Bar gold property in Nevada
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

Rio Tinto wins Hathor after Cameco gives up

Rio Tinto has won control of Hathor Exploration Ltd after Cameco Corp decided against making a higher bid in response to Rio Tinto’s improved offer last week
Magazine Article Finance 02 Dec 2011 0 Stars

MEG Monitor: Staying afloat

Metals Economics Group’s Pipeline Activity Index (PAI) increased for the second consecutive month to reach a four-month high in September, driven by impressive numbers of significant drilling results and a jump in initial gold resource announcements
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 28 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Conrad intercepts

Atac Resources Ltd continuing its drilling programme at the Conrad zone of its Rackla gold property in Canada’s Yukon Territory, has received further assays from holes testing the Conrad zone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Martiniere W assays

Magazine Article Exploration & Development 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Franco-Nevada raises C$340 million

Franco-Nevada Corp, the royalty company, has announced a C$340 million (US$325 million) bought-deal financing to fund acquisitions and working capital
Magazine Article Finance 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Rio increases Hathor bid and gets clearance

Just days after Cameco Corp made a new offer for Hathor Exploration Ltd, Rio Tinto has returned with an even higher price for the uranium company
Magazine Article Finance 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

BHPB's potash vision

The president of BHP Billiton’s speciality products division, Tim Cutt, said last week that the group is unlikely to sell its potash through the marketing cartel, Canpotex
Magazine Article Production and Markets 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Barrick changes

Barrick Gold Corp has announced changes to management teams in two of its regional business units
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Labrador changes

Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Ltd has appointed Rod Cooper as its president and chief operating officer (COO) from December 1
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 25 Nov 2011 0 Stars
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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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