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Miner's Right: Digging themselves into a hole

Treating mining like a manufacturing business imperils exploration and development
Magazine Article Opinion 12 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Convergence talks open up

Newly formed Hexagon Mining wants to lead miners down the technology integration path
Magazine Article Mining ICT 11 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Dodd-Frank spurs conflict minerals reform

A US law designed to curb the global conflict minerals trade has helped reduce the presence of violent armed groups at around two-thirds of mines in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to US-based Enough Project.
Breaking News Article Reports 11 Jun 2014 0 Stars

ROUNDTABLE: Future opens up for new technology leader

The leaders of Hexagon AB’s new ‘mining vertical’, Hexagon Mining, gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week for the group’s major annual product display and customer event. For Hexagon Mining president Guilherme Bastos, and division heads Haydn Roberts, John Davies and Urs Rothacher, a large part of the week was spent behind closed doors, mapping out a strategy aligned to mining’s expanded appetite for technology, and demand for new solutions to long-term operating issues. They joined Mining Journal editor Richard Roberts for a round-table discussion about the future.
Magazine Article Mining ICT 10 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Galileo may take its Nevada gold story to Toronto

Having got its South African rare earths project to ‘partnership’ level and with the market for that commodity not particularly soaring at the moment, Galileo Resources plc, has gone for gold, picking up some projects (and people) in Nevada.
Magazine Article Americas 09 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Looking for Joy in the trough

Flat aftermarket may prolong the pain for suppliers of capital equipment
Breaking News Article Services 09 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Better future for West Africa gold

Has the nadir for West African gold companies been passed? Or is it at least in sight? Various recent deals at least give hint at one of those two possibilities.
Headline Article EMEA 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Alderon beefs up

Alderon Iron Ore Corp has added two industry stalwarts to its board as it prepares to start construction on its Kami iron-ore project in Labrador, Canada
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Cliffs at risk

US-based Cliffs Natural Resources Inc is likely to breach its debt covenants by September should iron-ore prices remain at recent low levels, according to Bloomberg
Magazine Article Americas 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Mandalay acquires third asset through Elgin

Mandalay Resources Corp acquired fellow TSX-listed miner Elgin Mining Inc for C$0.37/share or approximately C$70 million (US$64 million)
Magazine Article EMEA 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Thibeault in at Turquoise

Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd has appointed Steeve Thibeault as chief financial officer (CFO), replacing former CFO Chris Bateman, who left on June 1 after two years in the role
Appointment Announcement Article Americas 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

US to clamp down on carbon pollution

A major clampdown on carbon pollution in the United States will see existing power plants forced to reduce their carbon footprint by 30% by 2030.
Breaking News Article Americas 06 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Canadian oil sands mining off the boil

The recent suspension of Total SA’s joint venture Joslyn oil sands mine in Alberta, Canada will affect many. There will be the obvious employment ramifications for those involved, royalty impacts for the local government and benefits to shareholders of the company that were anxious of the French-headquartered company investing in a C$11 billion (US$10.1 billion) project at a time where capital discipline is the order of the day.
Magazine Article Americas 05 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Special report: Ten technologies that will rock the mining world

Big data analytics has risen to the top of a list of ‘game-changing’ technologies
Reports Article Technology 05 Jun 2014 0 Stars

US to clamp down on carbon pollution

A major clampdown on carbon pollution in the United States will see existing power plants forced to reduce their carbon footprint by 30% by 2030.
Breaking News Article Reports 04 Jun 2014 0 Stars

Mining companies pay more tax

US-headquartered mining corporations pay an effective tax rate of 35.3% on foreign-earned income, according to the non-partisan Tax Foundation.
Magazine Article Americas 30 May 2014 0 Stars

Change of pace

After a decade of unprecedented change in the mining industry – most of it reactionary – it has definitely entered a far more contemplative and strategic phase. There are signs of companies getting on the front foot, which is of course not optional for the vast majority of operators from an investment community standpoint
Comment Article Opinion 30 May 2014 0 Stars

Regulation: Getting the deal done

How to conduct M&A against a backdrop of increased regulatory risk
Reports Article EMEA 30 May 2014 0 Stars

Canada’s next generation of diamond mines

Recent corporate action and a large financing have attracted attention to Canada’s diamond sector
Magazine Article Americas 30 May 2014 0 Stars

Base metals: A complex base-metals picture

Recent economic and political developments have led to recalibrated expectations
Reports Article Americas 30 May 2014 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 12/09/14
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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