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Eye on mining: Total integrity

The issue of conflict minerals has put a strong focus on supply chain integrity
Reports Article Reports 04 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Global derivatives dealer files for bankruptcy

MF Global Holdings Ltd, the global derivatives dealer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York
Magazine Article Production and Markets 04 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Phased Dumont development for Royal Nickel

A prefeasibility study has found that Royal Nickel Corp’s Dumont nickel sulphide project in Quebec (pictured) could support development in two stages to 100,000t/d throughput, compared with a previous, single-stage design
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 04 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Pebble to challenge anti-mining ballot

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd has announced that it will fight a ballot initiative in the Lake & Peninsula Borough in southwest Alaska to restrict large-scale mining developments in the region
Breaking News Article Reports 03 Nov 2011 0 Stars

Rio Tinto faces new war-crimes case

A US federal appeals court in San Francisco 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 02 Nov 2011 0 Stars

De Beers secures US$2bn credit facility

De Beers Group, historically the world’s largest diamond producer, has signed a US$2 billion multicurrency credit facility to refinance existing debt.
Breaking News Article Finance 01 Nov 2011 0 Stars

KPMG forensic audit clears company: Silvercorp

Silvercorp Metals Inc (SVM), the Canadian and Chinese silver company, said the KPMG forensic audit into certain negative accusations against the company proved they were without merit
Magazine Article Finance 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Site visit: Fortuna gets second silver mine up and running

In November 2005, and having just come off its first acquisition, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc announced its entry into Mexico’s San Jose silver development project. Now, six years later, an underground silver-gold mine has been built, on schedule
Feature Article Reports 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Haig Inlet assays

Canadian Orebodies Inc has received assays from drilling that confirm “excellent continuity” in grade and thickness of iron-ore mineralisation at its Haig Inlet property in Canada’s Nunavut Territory, according to chief executive Gordon McKinnon
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Legend hires Perkins

Legend Gold Corp has appointed Douglas Perkins as the president, chief executive and as a director of the company
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Pease joins Sabina

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp has appointed Rob Pease as president and chief executive of the company
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

WGC says investment in gold can reduce risk

A distinct allocation to gold within a portfolio including alternative assets such as private equity, hedge funds, real estate and commodities, can preserve capital and reduce risk without diminishing long-term returns, according to World Gold Council (WGC) research
Magazine Article Finance 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

Ullman new Simba CEO

Simba Gold Corp has appointed Werner Ullman as president and chief executive officer following the resignation of Peter Miles from the company
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 28 Oct 2011 0 Stars

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
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 22/08/14
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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