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Trevali’s Caribou project remains on track

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Zinc-focused, base metals mining company Trevali Mining on Thursday said its Caribou mine and mill complex project remained on track and within budget, with commissioning still expected to start in the first half of next year. The Caribou...
19th September 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Baja confirms death of storm-hit Boleo project’s COO, CEO still missing

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Hurricane Odile is pictured as it approaches the Baja Peninsula off the west coast of the United States in this September 14. The Boleo project, which TSX-V-listed Baja Mining owns with a consortium of Korean companies, has taken a knock this week as one senior executive advancing the project was confirmed dead and a second executive went missing after a tropical storm...
19th September 2014
 
 
COPPER/GOLD

Striking employees halt Guelb Moghrein operations

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Dual-listed First Quantum Minerals on Thursday temporarily suspended operations at its Guelb Moghrein copper/gold mine, in Mauritania, owing to strike action by some unionised employees. The company indicated that it was seeking a negotiated...
19th September 2014
 
 
COPPER

DML halts Botswana underground development on funding issue

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Copper miner Discovery Metals Limited (DML) has placed the development of its Zeta underground mine, at the Boseto copper project, in Botswana, on hold. The miner said this week that a proposed A$25.7-million rights issue, which was announced at...
19th September 2014
 
 
CAPITAL RAISE

Rox raises cash to fund Fisher East work

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Explorer Rox Resources has raised A$4.5-million in a share placement. The company announced on Friday that it had placed about 104.6-million shares, in a single tranche, priced at 4.3c a share. The funds raised would allow the company to continue...
19th September 2014
 
 
GOLD OUTLOOK

Moderate global economic growth outlook forces miners to keep promises

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The most critical challenge miners needed to deal with during the next 12 months was to deliver on their promises of cost savings and regain the confidence of the capital markets, professional services firm KPMG Canada’s mining industry leader...
19th September 2014
 
 
COPPER

Nifty not covered by insurance - Aditya Birla confirms

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Copper miner Aditya Birla on Thursday confirmed that the sinkhole incident at its Nifty mine, in Western Australia, was not covered under its insurance. Earlier this month, the insurer’s loss adjuster claimed that the land and mine workings...
18th September 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Avanco announces Antas ore reserves

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Base and precious metals miner Avanco Resources has reported a maiden Joint Ore Reserves Committee-complaint reserve of 2.64-million tonnes at its Antas copper deposit, in Brazil. Grading 3.19% copper and 0.66 g/t gold, the project is estimated...
17th September 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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