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Teck to cut 600 from workforce, coal margins at decade lows

Diversified Canadian miner Teck Resources on Tuesday announced that it would reduce its global workforce by 5%, or 600 workers, as it sought to cut costs amid sagging profit and low commodity prices. For the three months ended March 31, the net...
22nd April 2014
 
SCANDIUM

DNI adds scandium to Alberta project’s product basket

Project development junior DNI Metals on Wednesday said that an initial evaluation of recovering scandium as a co-product of the polymetallic mining operations planned for its Buckton deposit, in Alberta, had concluded that by incorporating a...
9th April 2014
 
OIL SANDS

Innovative Canadian oil sands technology could revolutionise industry

After its invention by Karl Clark in the 1920s, the conventional oil sands processing method had generally remained unimproved till today, often resulting oil sands companies having to deal with significant environmental footprints at projects and...
6th 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
 
MINING SURVEY

Alberta top Canadian jurisdiction in global mining survey, Quebec sinking fast

Alberta remains the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in Canada, according to the yearly global survey of mining executives released by Canadian public policy think-tank the Fraser Institute. For the second consecutive year,...
4th March 2014
 
COAL

Alberta regulator approves Vista coal project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in Canada has approved ASX- and TSX-listed Coalspur’s Vista coal project, paving the way for the company to finalise detailed licences and permits over the coming months. “Receipt of this approval represents...
28th February 2014
 
Company Announcement

Appointment of Non-Executive Director PDF Available

Anglo Pacific Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Robert Stan as an independent non-executive director of the Company, effective  Mr Robert Stan, a Canadian national, has over 34 years of experience in the mining industry. He has...
20th February 2014
 
COAL

Coal fines recovery firm poised for growth

For integrated private US coal technology and fine coal recovery company Coalview, 2014 is shaping up to be a significant year of organic growth as it assesses several potential projects around the globe where it could apply its proprietary...
15th February 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINER

Teck Resources’ Q4 profit falls on low prices

Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources on Thursday declared a narrower fourth-quarter profit, as lower prices for the commodities that it produces foiled earnings growth. For the three months ended December 31, profit attributable to...
13th February 2014
 
CORPORATE ACTIVITY

Rio Tinto sells wharf and land options to LNG Canada

UK-based mining giant Rio Tinto on Wednesday said it had entered into an option agreement with LNG Canada, an international joint venture (JV), to acquire or lease a wharf and associated land at its port facility at Kitimat, British Columbia,...
12th February 2014
 
ORE SHIPMENT

TVI Pacific makes last shipment from Philippine mine

Calgary, Alberta-based TVI Pacific on Wednesday said that it had completed the 39th, and last shipment of copper concentrate produced at the Canatuan mine, on the island of Mindanao, in the Philippines, after the openpit had been exhausted. The...
5th February 2014
 
OIL SANDS

India’s OVL eyes oil sands assets in Canada

ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL), the overseas arm of Indian oil exploration and production major ONGC Limited, was scouting for oil sand assets in Canada, marking a beginning by setting up an office in Calgary. According to a senior ONGC official, the...
24th January 2014
 
 
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