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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

New Quebec mining-industry driven website launched to engage residents Restricted

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The communications fund of the Quebec mining industry, Minalliance, on Tuesday launched MinesQC.com, an online dialogue and informational platform aimed at the general public to bring together the players and stakeholders of Quebec's mining...
25th February 2014
 
 
OIL & GAS

Future demand could dwarf WA oil and gas sector – Minister Restricted

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With rising global demand for oil and gas, particularly from Asia, Western Australia’s current multibillion-dollar industry could be “dwarfed” by the potential opportunities emerging for the continent, Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill...
24th February 2014
 
 
GOLD

Alamos Gold’s Turkish projects stall Restricted

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The TSX-listed stock of Canadian miner Alamos Gold on Thursday tracked downwards after the company revealed that it was placing its two Turkish development projects on the backburner. Toronto-based Alamos said it had reduced its headcount and...
21st February 2014
 
 
GOLD & PLATINUM

Narrow-reef precious metals mining at a crossroads Restricted

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Mechanical engineer Rod Pickering spent 20 years at the Chamber of Mines Research Organisation (Comro) running the stoping technology laboratory, the part of the now-defunct Comro that focused on hard rock, narrow-reef mining. After leaving Comro...
21st February 2014
 
 
MINING COMMUNICATIONS

Miners urged to overhaul comms strategy and engage opposition Restricted

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Within living memory, mining was often a dirty, dangerous and toxic business. Health and safety was an afterthought in poorly-run operations, while waste and reclamation work was sometimes shoddy and, in extreme cases, simply disasters waiting to...
15th February 2014
 
 
RING OF FIRE

Ontario appoints Deloitte to kick-start RoF development corporation Restricted

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The Ontario provincial government on Friday announced that it had appointed professional services firm Deloitte to help establish the development corporation that would be responsible for coordinating infrastructure in the mineral-rich Ring of...
14th February 2014
 
 
IRON-ORE

Bungaroo South gets enviro nod Restricted

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Developer Iron Ore Holdings (IOH) has been given the environmental nod for the development of its Bungaroo South iron-ore mine, in Western Australia. The ASX-listed company reported on Friday that Western Australian Environmental Minster Albert...
14th February 2014
 
 
MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT

Karara weighs enviro options - Gindalbie Restricted

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Iron-ore miner Gindalbie Metals' operating arm Karara Mining is investigating a revised environmental assessment for parts of its Karara project, in Western Australia. Karara Mining has established a new consultative process to review the...
12th February 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Don't impose enviro tax – Chamber Audio