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Letter: Silver price drops on own

Jeffrey Christian, the managing director of New York-based CPM Group notes that the recent sharp fall in the price of silver was primarily because the rise from US$37 to US$49/oz in April was built on short-covering on Comex, and not on any surge in physical demand.
Letter To The Editor Article Production and Markets 20 May 2011 0 Stars

Making quick decisions

Ken Gooding notes that Bob Buchan appears to be having a particularly busy time. To start with, Touchstone Gold Ltd, an exploration company backed by money from his family, is hoping to raise another £10-15 million and list soon on AIM.
Fifth Column Article Fifth Column 20 May 2011 0 Stars

BHPB assigns Cutt

Tim Cutt has been appointed BHP Billiton’s president of diamonds and speciality products
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 20 May 2011 0 Stars

Petmin investment

South Africa’s Petmin Ltd has agreed to acquire a 10.1% interest in Red Crescent Resources Ltd, a Canadian base-metal explorer focused on Turkey
Magazine Article Finance 20 May 2011 0 Stars

Exchange wars

A group of nine Canadian banks and pension funds has made a counter bid for TMX Group Inc, which operates the Toronto, TSX Venture and Montreal stock exchanges
Headline Article Finance 20 May 2011 0 Stars

De Beers appoints new CEO

De Beers Group, historically the world’s largest diamond producer, has appointed Philippe Mellier to replace Gareth Penny as chief executive officer.
Breaking News Article People and Appointments 16 May 2011 0 Stars

Roche Bay plan grows

The proposed concentrate-production rate for Advanced Explorations Inc’s Roche Bay iron-ore project in Canada’s Nunavut Territory has been increased from 3Mt/y to 5Mt/y at 65-66% Fe
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Windfall Lake assays

Eagle Hill Exploration Corp has completed further holes in its exploration programme at the Windfall Lake gold property in northern Quebec, returning assays from the Caribou zone
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Underground Mt Polley

Imperial Metals Corp, which has been conducting underground drilling at its Mt Polley operation in British Columbia (currently an open-pit mine) to test if underground operations were feasible, has intersected several mineralised breccia zones
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Trelawney raises C$50 million

Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc has raised C$50 million through a bought-deal financing agreement with a syndicate of underwriters
Magazine Article Finance 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Cameco profits down

Canada’s Cameco Corp has suffered a 36% fall in quarterly profits against a year ago as lower sales and an increase in the average product cost affected the uranium miner
Magazine Article Finance 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Molybdenum: Dynamic market

This year is expected to be a cyclical turning point in the molybdenum market
Reports Article Reports 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Klessig joins Kirkland

Kirkland Lake Gold Inc has appointed Pamela Klessig as a non-executive director
Appointment Announcement Article People and Appointments 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Seabridge and Pretium discuss co-operation

Seabridge Gold Inc and Pretium Resources Inc, with adjacent large-scale projects in British Columbia, have signed agreements aimed at facilitating development of both
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 May 2011 0 Stars

Raven positive for Compliance

Compliance Energy Corp has received a positive feasibility study for development of its 60%-owned Raven underground coal project on Vancouver Island in British Columbia
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 13 May 2011 0 Stars

BHPB gives Misery project all clear

BHPB has approved the Misery open-pit project at the EKATI diamond mine in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
Breaking News Article Finance 10 May 2011 0 Stars

Commodities hit hard

Commodity prices have taken a battering in the past week, highlighted by silver’s sharpest fall in more than 30 years.
Breaking News Article Production and Markets 06 May 2011 0 Stars

Black Fox intercepts

Exploration drilling on the southern area of Brigus Gold Corp’s Black Fox project in Ontario, which includes the operating mine of the same name, has confirmed the 147 zone discovery
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 May 2011 0 Stars

Cook assays

Mineral Mountain Resources Ltd has intersected the deepest gold mineralisation yet at the Cook zone of the Shining Tree property in Ontario
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 May 2011 0 Stars

Confidence upgrade for Minago

The latest resource estimate for Victory Nickel Inc’s Minago nickel project in Manitoba has lifted resources previously-categorised as inferred to the measured and indicated categories
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 06 May 2011 0 Stars
Read articles from the latest Print Edition - MJ 18/07/14
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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