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Tough times ahead

The world’s woes finally appeared to be catching up with the minor metals markets during October as most, with the exception of mercury and selenium, began to look vulnerable to reducing demand as economic problems spread
Reports Article Reports 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Gold One receives approval

Gold One International Ltd has received approval from Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for a transaction that allows a Chinese consortium to become a major shareholder and long-term strategic partner
Magazine Article Finance 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Still counting

In this week's Comment, Chris Hinde looks at the likely need for commodities as the world's human population reaches 7 billion.
Comment Article Opinion 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Cortez on course for higher output

Intierra Resources Intelligence has forecast that just one of the world’s top-ten producing gold mines will increase its output in 2011
Magazine Article Production and Markets 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Hard Creek turns to concentrate at Turnagain

The latest scoping study for Hard Creek Nickel Corp’s Turnagain nickel-cobalt project (pictured) in British Columbia focused on producing a concentrate, rather than building a refinery
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Tungsten: hard to beat

With tungsten trading at record prices, the main issue for this critical hard metal is whether supply can keep up with demand
Reports Article Reports 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Uralkali plans 80% production increase in decade

OAO Uralkali, one of the world’s largest producers of potash (KCl), has announced plans to increase production by 80% over the next decade
Headline Article Production and Markets 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

ArcelorMittal backs out of Macarthur takeover

Steel maker ArcelorMittal SA has abandoned its role in the PEAMCoal joint venture to leave Peabody Energy Corp on its own in a A$4.9 billion (US$5.1 billion) takeover of Australia’s Macarthur Coal Ltd
Headline Article Finance 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Barrick reports record earnings

Barrick Gold Corp has reported record earnings for the quarter to end-September. The Canadian company increased net profit 45% to US$1.37 billion.
Breaking News Article Finance 27 Oct 2011 0 Stars

US court reopens Rio Tinto Bougainville case

A US federal appeals court in San Fransisco has reopened a lawsuit against Rio Tinto, accusing the company of being complicit in genocide and war crimes at the site of its former Panguna copper mine in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
Breaking News Article Reports 26 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Goldex suspended indefinitely due to water inflow

Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd has announced the indefinite suspension, and US$260 million write off, of its Goldex mine in Val d’Or, Quebec
Magazine Article Production and Markets 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Brewery Creek results

Golden Predator Corp has continued infill drilling at the Bohemian-Schooner zone of its Brewery Creek former gold mine property in Canada’s Yukon Territory
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Jones quits

Elemental Minerals Ltd chairman Mark Jones has resigned for “personal reasons and to pursue other interests”
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Perseus to raise funds

Dual-listed gold company Perseus Resources Ltd plans to raise C$93.4 million to fund its development projects and for corporate purposes
Magazine Article Finance 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Carpathian sells shares

Carpathian Gold Inc intends to raise C$40 million for continued work at its projects in Brazil and Romania
Magazine Article Finance 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Encore hires Wayrynen

Matt Wayrynen has joined Encore Renaissance Resources Corp as the company president and chief executive officer
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Continental changes

Continental Nickel Ltd has made changes to the composition of its board
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Rio Tinto outbids Cameco offer for Hathor

Rio Tinto has countered Cameco Corp’s hostile takeover bid for Hathor Exploration Ltd with a C$578 million (US$567 million) friendly offer for the Canadian uranium junior
Headline Article Finance 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

New Gold secures Blackwater ownership

Canada’s New Gold Inc has moved to consolidate the Blackwater project (pictured) in British Columbia through a friendly takeover of Silver Quest Resources Ltd
Magazine Article Finance 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Preliminary designs raise Coalspur output potential

The ongoing feasibility study for Coalspur Mines Ltd’s Vista thermal-coal project near Hinton in Alberta has designed a mine plan that forecasts higher output than the prefeasibility study completed last year
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 21 Oct 2011 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 25/07/14
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.
Midway Gold is an emerging, near-term gold producer on track to bring its first million-ounce project, the Pan mine, to production in 2014

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