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EARTHQUAKE

Teck's Red Dog zinc mine still operating after quakes

Teck Resources said on Friday its Red Dog operation in Alaska, the world's largest zinc and lead mine, is operating as usual after two earthquakes struck a few kilometres from the site. Two extremely shallow earthquakes, a magnitude 5.6 and a...
21st April 2014
 
MINING PERSONALITY

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
 
COPPER CEOs

Top copper mining executives speak in Santiago - highlights

Top copper mining executives have flocked to Santiago to discuss the state of the industry as concerns about oversupply and a credit crisis in China, the world's No 1 industrial metal user, weigh on prices and sentiment. The following are some of...
9th April 2014
 
PROJECT SETBACK

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
 
COPPER

NovaCopper stocks advance as it nearly doubles Alaska resources

The TSX-listed stocks of NovaCopper on Tuesday advanced C$0.15 apiece after the company announced that it had nearly doubled the indicated and inferred resources at its Bornite project, in north-west Alaska. The company had reported the results of...
18th March 2014
 
PRECIOUS METALS

Results starting to permeate following Coeur’s step change

In the wake of a change of scenery which saw precious metals miner Coeur Mining last year relocate its head office from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to Chicago, Illinois, very little else about the 75-year-old company remained the same, senior VP and...
14th March 2014
 
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Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum project, US Restricted

US environmental regulators have moved to block development of the Pebble mine, citing potential "irreversible harm" to the Alaska's salmon fishery.
7th March 2014
 
MINING PERCEPTIONS

Western Australia ranked world’s sixth best mining jurisdiction

The perception of Australia’s mining policy framework improved in 2013, as Western Australia entered the top-ten rankings of Canadian think-tank Fraser Institute’s yearly survey of mining and exploration companies. While the policy perception...
4th March 2014
 
GRAPHITE

Graphite One consolidates interest in Alaska project

TSX-V-listed explorer Graphite One Resources on Monday announced that it had consolidated ownership in its flagship Graphite Creek project, in Alaska, after making the final option payment of $250 000. A 20-year lease with automatic renewal...
4th March 2014
 
ENVIRONMENT

EPA continue to study mining impacts of Northern Dynasty’s Pebble

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started a process under the Clean Water Act to investigate potential impacts on the aquatic habitat and fisheries associated with mine development in south-west Alaska. Canadian junior Northern...
1st March 2014
 
PDAC

Underexplored Alaska open for mining investment

Despite the high-profile negative publicity around a plan to build a massive openpit mine in the Bristol Bay region, most of Alaska’s communities welcome responsible exploration and development, says the state’s Division of Economic...
28th February 2014
 
PRECIOUS METALS

Coeur Mining lifts precious metals reserves

Chicago-based precious metals miner Coeur Mining this week reported a significant increase in the Canadian National Instrument 43-101-compliant mineral reserves totaling about 255.4-million ounces of silver and 2.2-million ounces of gold – a...
19th February 2014
 
 
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