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Kinross adds depth to Russian portfolio

Kinross Gold Corp has secured a deal to reclaim 100% ownership of subsidiary Chukotka Mining and Geological Co (CMGC) in a share-purchase agreement
Magazine Article Finance 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Molycorp buys European processing facility

Molycorp Inc, the Californian rare-earth miner, has acquired a 90% stake in the company that operates one of only two rare-earth processing facilities in Europe for US$89 million
Magazine Article Finance 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

EPA opposes Haile redevelopment

The US Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended denial of a permit for redevelopment of the Haile historical gold mine in South Carolina as currently proposed by Romarco Minerals Inc
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Pumpkin Hollow feasibility resource

The resource estimate to be used in the feasibility study for Nevada Copper Corp’s Pumpkin Hollow project in Nevada contains about 2.7Mt of copper, 1.6Moz of gold and 42Moz of silver in measured and indicated categories
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Capital recommends a Gammon takeover

Gammon Gold Inc has won the battle for a takeover of Capital Gold Corp after its friendly US$420 million offer was recommended by the company’s shareholders
Magazine Article Finance 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Gold resources double at Hycroft

Combined reserves and resources at Allied Nevada Gold Corp’s Hycroft mine have more than doubled to 16.1Moz of gold and 598.1Moz silver
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Silver price reaches highest level since 1980

The spot price of silver traded at just under US$40/oz on Thursday, its highest level since its record breaking run to US$50/oz in 1980
Magazine Article Production and Markets 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Global exploration gets a boost

Thanks largely to a sustained increase in the price of uranium over the past eight years, a number of companies are capitalising on their global search for the element
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

On a fission mission

ALL commercial power-station nuclear reactors are based on nuclear fission (nuclear-fusion reactors are not suitable for power generation). Here we summarise some of the types of nuclear reactor.
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Reactor needs

THE primary supply of uranium fulfils about three-quarters of world reactor requirements, with the balance being made up by secondary supplies, including a major contribution from former military materials and also from re-enriched depleted uranium stockpiles.
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

A unique metal

THE uranium mineral pitchblende, also known as uraninite, was reported from Erzgebirge, Saxony, in 1565, with other reports dating from 1727 in Joachimsthal and 1763 in Schwarzwald.
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Kazakhstan: king of the producers

Uranium output fell last year in Canada, Australia and Namibia, so Kazakhstan has strengthened its leading position.
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Uranium faces stress test

Suddenly the mining of uranium is back in the headlines but, unfortunately, for all the wrong reasons. The shattering earthquake in Japan on March 11, and subsequent tsunami, has put an entire industry under stress.
Feature Article 08 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Kinross gains control of Kupol mine

Kinross Gold Corp has secured a deal to reclaim 100% ownership of subsidiary Chukotka Mining and Geological Co (CMGC) by a share purchase agreement.
Breaking News Article Finance 06 Apr 2011 0 Stars

New Gold to buy Richfield Ventures for C$550m

Canada’s New Gold Inc has agreed to buy Richfield Ventures Corp for C$550 million in a friendly takeover that builds its portfolio in British Columbia.
Breaking News Article Finance 05 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Tower intercepts

Rockcliff Resources Inc, earning into Pure Nickel Inc’s Tower volcanogenic massive sulphide property in Manitoba, has intersected further mineralisation.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Waterbury Lake assays

Fission Energy Corp and its partner at the Waterbury Lake uranium property in Canada’s Athabasca Basin, Korea Waterbury Uranium Limited Partnership, have intersected the highest-grade mineralisation yet.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Overflowing discovery

Saturn Minerals Inc has discovered a coal seam at the Overflowing property in western Manitoba, targeting a geophysical anomaly called Karolina Basin with a seven-hole programme, six of which intersected coal.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Moneta assays

Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc’s continuing drilling project at its Golden Highway property in Ontario has intersected further mineral­isation, this time at the 273 zone.
Magazine Article Exploration & Development 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars

Rough diamond

In this week's Fifth Column, Ken Gooding reports on the background to a New York lawsuit against a diamond.
Fifth Column Article Fifth Column 01 Apr 2011 0 Stars
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COMPANY PROFILES
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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