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Barrick-Newmont tie-up could create new top flight Australia gold producer

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Australia could spawn a new mega gold producer if Barrick Gold Corp and Newmont Mining Corp spin off their Asia-Pacific assets, heating up competition with the country's underperforming market leader Newcrest Mining Ltd. Barrick and Newmont have...
23rd April 2014
 
 
FERROCHROME

Glencore-Merafe lifts Q1 ferrochrome output by 28%

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Attributable ferrochrome production from the Glencore-Merafe chrome venture increased by 28% for the quarter ended March 31, buoyed by a stronger market, the impact of State-owned power utility Eskom’s nonrecurring buyback agreements and a...
23rd April 2014
 
 
GOLD

Nordgold improves gold output across portfolio

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Bissa mine LSE-listed Nordgold on Wednesday said refined gold output of 211 100 oz was achieved during the first quarter of the year – a 15% increase on the prior corresponding period as eight of the gold producer’s nine mines achieved a year-on-year...
23rd April 2014
 
 
IRON-ORE

Sable upgrades resource at Nimba iron-ore project

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Aim-listed Sable Mining has announced an upgraded Joint Ore Reserves Committee- (Jorc-) compliant resource of 181.8-million tonnes at an in-situ grade of 58.8% iron at its Nimba iron-ore project, in south-east Guinea, following expansion...
23rd April 2014
 
 
LABOUR

Platinum talks resume as miners prepare for mass meeting

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Talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector resume on Wednesday after the world's top producers and he Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)  spent Tuesday haggling over an offer...
23rd April 2014
 
 
COPPER/GOLD

Sumatra to restart Tembang work by mid-2014

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An updated definitive feasibility study (DFS) for ASX-listed Sumatra Copper & Gold’s flagship Tembang project, has increased the forecasted gold production. The updated DFS forecasted a total production of 168 794 oz of gold and about...
23rd April 2014
 
 
DIAMONDS

Petra on track to deliver 3m-carat diamond production target

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London-listed Petra Diamonds is on track to meet its three-million-carat 2014 production target as it delivered a 15% hike in output during the third quarter of the year. Production for the quarter under review reached 743 424 ct, compared with...
23rd April 2014
 
 
NICKEL

Mincor ups full-year expectations

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Nickel miner Mincor on Wednesday told shareholders that it expected to exceed its production forecast for the full year, after another strong quarter of production. During the three months to March, Mincor produced 2 203 to of nickel-in-ore,...
23rd April 2014
 
 
MINING FINANCE

Padbury reveals name of mysterious benefactor

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ASX-listed Padbury Mining has revealed the source of its $6.5-billion funding to build the Oakajee port and rail project, but its shares remained in suspension. Earlier this month, Padbury announced that private Australian equity investors would...
23rd April 2014
 
 
GOLD

Resolute production falls as Tanzania mine closes

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Gold miner Resolute Mining has reported a significant decline in quarterly production as its Golden Pride operation, in Tanzania, was placed on care-and-maintenance. During the three months to March, Resolute produced 77 976 oz of gold, which was...
23rd April 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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