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Health & Safety

Safety solutions provider to establish presence down under

Local conveyance safety solutions provider Horne Group will soon establish its presence in Australia and wants to employ an agent to represent the company and provide a local link in the country.
10th August 2012
Column Fifty-Two

Gold mining during the Classical Period

Perhaps the most constant theme that has characterised the progression of human society from the dawn of civilization, more than seven thousand years ago, to the present day is man’s complete obsession with gold.
3rd August 2012
Drilling & Tunnelling

Drilling contractor targets growth

A returning exhibitor to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) event is global specialty drilling contractor company Energold Drilling Corp.
24th February 2012

Inmet eyes bigger mine at Cobre Panama

Inmet Mining, the Toronto-based miner that saw a 67% drop in fourth-quarter profit to C$48-million, is considering expanding its big Cobre Panama copper project in Central America, but only at a later stage, CEO Jochen Tilk said on Friday. “The...
10th February 2012

Inmet Mining posts lower Q4 profit

Canadian base metal miner Inmet Mining said on Thursday its fourth-quarter profit fell 67%, on the back of lower copper and zinc prices. Toronto-based Inmet said its net income in the quarter was C$48-million, or 69 Canadian cents a share, down...
10th February 2012

No drilling slowdown as Major struggles to keep pace

Major Drilling, which reported a record C$31.6-million profit for three months to October 31 this week, said on Tuesday the company could not keep up with demand, despite the market volatility. “Our industry has not shown any signs of a...
7th December 2011
Diversified Miners

Growth opportunities abound but challenges remain

Global engineering and technology corporation Metso’s mining and construction technology segment has received an order intake, its largest to date, of €1.185-million during the second quarter of this year. This is up from €841-million in the...
2nd September 2011
Mining Services

Improved production control management system increases logistics productivity

Mining and exploration software provider MICROMINE has added a new shift-planning module to its Pitram production management and control system, which enables the user to implement a production plan within a real-time environment.
25th March 2011

Goldcorp studies report on human rights record at Guatemala mine

Vancouver-based Goldcorp has received a more than 200-page report on the human rights impact of its Marlin mine, in Guatemala, and will review the findings ahead of drawing up a response and “action plan”, the company said on Monday. Goldcorp...
17th May 2010

Chariot fights back

Canadian junior Chariot Resources came out swinging on Friday morning, in its response to a dissidents' proxy circular filed a day earlier by high-profile mining entrepreneur Lukas Lundin, seeking to oust the current board and replace it with a...
21st August 2009

DRA completes remote 
diamond exploration project

A recently completed diamond exploration project in one of the most remote locations in the world, Greenland, required that project house DRA’s entire plant be stripped down to parts weighing no more than 800 kg.
26th June 2009

Acquisitive HudBay already has 'irons in the fire' Audio Available

Canadian base-metals miner HudBay Minerals intends to put its strong cash position to good use by going shopping, and could look at deals worth as much as C$1-billion, CEO Peter Jones said on Friday. Acquisitions or potential joint ventures will...
19th June 2009
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