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Goldcorp announces hike in production, expenditure

Goldcorp Inc has released a new five-year production target of 4.2Moz/y by 2016, an increase of 70% from current levels.
Headline Article Finance 13 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Block on north Arizona mining

The US has published a Public Land Order banning the development of new mining claims across 4,047km2 of land abutting the Grand Canyon National Park. The order is valid for 20 years.
Headline Article Production and Markets 13 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Courageous Lake confidence rises

A revised resource model for Seabridge Gold Ltd’s Courageous Lake gold project in Canada’s Northwest Territories has increased contained gold within measured and indicated resources by 1.2Moz to about 8Moz.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 Jan 2012 0 Stars

United States enacts 20 year ban on new northern Arizona mining claims

Ken Salazar, the US Interior Secretary, yesterday signed a ban on all new mining claims across a million acres of federal lands in northern Arizona. The withdrawal is valid until 2022.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 10 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Rio Tinto to complete Hathor acquisition through compulsory purchase

Following the expiry of its offer on January 6, Rio Tinto now owns 93.76% of outstanding shares in Hathor Exploration Ltd. The company and said on Saturday that it intends to acquire the remaining 6.24% of shares through compulsory purchase under Canadian law.
Breaking News Article Finance 09 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Menell: “Embrace nationalism”

The international mining industry should embrace resource nationalism and see it as an “opportunity in adversity”. This was the main message from the keynote speaker at Mining Journal’s Mines and Money conference in London in December, Brian Menell
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Legal brief: Evolving story

A new online tool aims to better inform developing countries
Reports Article Technology 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Countries over dependent on minerals

Many low- and middle-income countries are dangerously reliant on mineral resource exports according to a new study by Oxford Policy Management, leaving them vulnerable to global economic downturn and the ‘resource curse’
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Driving forward

This first issue of MPE for 2012 is predominantly focused on looking to the future of the mining industry
Comment Article Opinion 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Risk 2012: Bumpy road ahead

In its 2012 risk forecast Control Risks predicts more political uncertainty lies ahead
Reports Article EMEA 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Technology: Getting the balance right

Steve Sedgwick explains the crucial role that pumps play in water management and the benefits of investing in the latest technology
Reports Article Technology 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Innovation: Removing complexity

New technology is opening up the potential of more complex mineral deposits
Reports Article Technology 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Techology: Keeping the oil flowing

Global Water Intelligence looks at the North American oil sands industry, its use of water and the potential for development of new processing and treatment technologies
Reports Article Americas 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Technology: First response

Technology is coming to the fore in mine safety and rescue
Reports Article Technology 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Special report: Meeting the Standards

Free, prior and informed consent is required for project activities that involve lands subject to traditional ownership, relocation of indigenous peoples or that use their cultural resources
Reports Article Americas 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

BHPB sells Chidliak

After recently announcing a review on its diamond business, BHP Billiton has sold its 51% interest in the Chidliak exploration project to project partner, Peregrine Diamonds Ltd
Magazine Article Finance 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Kidd Expansion

Xstrata plc has published details of the C$120 million (US$111 million) expansion to its Kidd copper-zinc mine in northern Ontario, Canada
Magazine Article Production and Markets 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Cline Mining Finance

With a view to developing its New Elk coal mine, Cline Mining Corp has announced the issue of US$50 million in bonds under a trust indenture with Computershare Trust Company of Canada and Marret Asset Management Inc
Magazine Article Finance 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Converse could yield 2Moz for International Minerals

A scoping study for International Minerals Corp’s Converse gold project in Nevada has designed an open-pit, heap-leaching operation that could generate 2.2Moz of gold and 8.5Moz of silver
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars

Revised Magino study finds upgrade for Prodigy

An independent update of a preliminary economic assessment for Prodigy Gold Inc’s Magino gold project in northern Ontario has incorporated a 33% mill expansion
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 Jan 2012 0 Stars
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Professional PlacementsProfessional Placements: Executive Director - PDAC

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to oversee its operations from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario

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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