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Henry Lazenby

Henry Lazenby is Contributing Editor: Americas – Online for Mining Weekly.

Tel: +27 11 622 3744 / +1 647 352 1305

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za / henry@miningweekly.com

 

 

US Oil Sands’ biosolvent extraction patent approved

Canadian innovator and project developer US Oil Sands on Tuesday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office had approved its patent application for its bio-solvent based oil sands extraction method, which the company bills as an...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd April 2014
 

Cline Mining settles with BC govt over expropriated coal properties

Bankrupt coal junior Cline Mining this week reached a settlement with the government of British Columbia over a 2012 civil claim alleging the government expropriated three coal properties in the south-eastern parts of the province worth more than...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd April 2014
 

Amerigo strikes new Codelco accord, to process tailings till 2037

Canadian base metals producer Amerigo Resources, which produces copper and molybdenum from tailings from the world's largest underground copper mine, Codelco's El Teniente operation, in Chile, on Tuesday announced that it had secured a new master...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd April 2014
 

Arch Coal widens Q1 loss as weak coal prices weigh, lowers guidance

US coal producer Arch Coal on Tuesday reported a 77% wider first-quarter loss as a result of challenging global steelmaking coal markets and the persistence of rail performance issues in Appalachia. For the three months ended March 31, the...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd April 2014
 

Teck to cut 600 from workforce, coal margins at decade lows

Diversified Canadian miner Teck Resources on Tuesday announced that it would reduce its global workforce by 5%, or 600 workers, as it sought to cut costs amid sagging profit and low commodity prices. For the three months ended March 31, the net...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd April 2014
 

Dissident shareholder has not made a compelling case to change Sherritt - ISS

Corporate governance analysis and proxy voting firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has concluded that dissident Sherritt International shareholder, Halifax-based investment firm Clarke Inc, has not made a compelling case for change,...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 21st April 2014
 

First Nation complains no English versions of QC uranium report published

The Grand Council of the Crees on Monday called upon the newly elected Quebec premier Philippe Couillard and his Quebec Liberal government to ensure that English versions were prepared for all documents relating to the public hearings of the...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 21st April 2014
 

OceanaGold suspends New Zealand openpit ops after wall crumbles

Melbourne, Australia-based OceanaGold Corp on Monday reported that a section of the Macraes openpit west wall had failed on Saturday following heavy rainfall, blocking access to the underground mine. The TSX- and ASX-listed firm reported no...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 21st April 2014
 

KWG Resources invests in chromium-alloy intellectual property

TSX-V-listed junior project developer KWG Resources on Monday announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire half of the ownership rights in two US provisional patent applications related to producing chromium-iron alloys directly from...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 21st April 2014
 

Goldcorp relents on Osisko bid

The world’s second-largest gold miner by value, Goldcorp, on Monday announced that it would not amend its C$3.6-billion hostile offer to acquire Osisko Mining, signalling the end to an acrimonious bidding war that started in January. The offer...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 21st April 2014
 

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