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Teck Resources' profit falls as coal prices remain weak

Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources reported a 44% drop in quarterly earnings, mainly due to "significantly" lower coal prices. Teck said coal prices fell to $111/t in the second quarter from $156/t a year earlier. The company said it sold...
24th July 2014
Company Announcement

Will Mining Disappear in the next decade? PDF Available

A piece of recent media coverage suggested that with the global mining industry in decline over the last twenty years, this might signal the complete degeneration of the industry by 2024! WRS, a recruitment specialist for the industry sees some...
21st July 2014

Freegold Ventures to apply ounce-finding aptitude to new Alaska project

Alaska-focused Freegold Ventures on Thursday announced that it had acquired the Shorty Creek copper/gold porphyry target, located about 100 km north-west of Fairbanks, Alaska, where it would apply its ounce-finding prowess over the next decade....
17th July 2014
Mine Profile

Fort Knox mine

A gold mine, located within the Fairbanks mining district, in the US state of Alaska.
11th July 2014

Teck Resources will not build Red Dog effluent pipeline in Alaska

Canada’s largest diversified miner Teck Resources on Thursday said that it would not build an 80-km pipeline at its Red Dog mine zinc/lead mine, near Kotzebue, Alaska, that would direct effluent from the Red Dog Creek to the Chukchi Sea. In a...
6th June 2014

Northern Dynasty files suit against EPA Pebble veto

The discord between Canadian mining hopeful Northern Dynasty Minerals, which plans to develop the Pebble polymetallic deposit in Alaska, and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which had started a seldom-used regulatory process under...
22nd May 2014

Bill passed to provide $270m for SE Alaska mines

The Alaska State Legislature has unanimously passed Senate Bill 99 (SB 99), which includes provisions authorising the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) to make up to $270-million available for infrastructure and...
6th May 2014

EPA inspector general to investigate Bristol Bay assessment

Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty Minerals on Thursday reported that the office of the inspector general of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would carry out an investigation into the EPA's conduct in preparing its assessment on the...
6th May 2014


Among the copper mining executives who visited Chile this month to discuss oversupply concerns was Rio Tinto copper CEO Jean Sebastien Jacques, who is seen gesturing as he emphasises that weaker prices and tighter financing have resulted in mining...
2nd May 2014

Northern Dynasty appeals EPA’s potential pre-emptive Pebble veto

TSX- and NYSE-listed Northern Dynasty Minerals on Wednesday said that the Pebble Limited Partnership (PLP) had submitted a comprehensive response to the US Environmental Protection Agency's February letter, in which the federal agency announced it...
30th April 2014

Frank Gregory

Main Activity of the Company: An independent and privately owned firm providing ‘one-stop’ technical advisory services to the mining industry across the globe with particular emphasis on geology and mineral resources, mining engineering,...
11th April 2014

Rio Tinto gifts its Pebble interest to Alaskan charities

Northern Dynasty Minerals on Monday received another setback in its efforts to build a copper/gold mine at one of the world’s largest undeveloped deposits, the Pebble project, in south-west Alaska, after mining major Rio Tinto gave away its...
7th April 2014
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