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TRADE AGREEMENT

MAC welcomes progress towards finalising EU trade agreement

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) on Friday praised the federal government's progress toward finalising the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Commission...
18th October 2013
 
NICKEL

Nickel prices headed for an upturn post-2014 - Alto Capital

The price outlook for nickel post 2014 was robust, as the metal crept back to an average of $8/lb, metals analyst Alto Capital reported on Thursday. Speaking at the Paydirt Nickel conference, Alto’s senior analyst Carey Smith said that despite...
10th October 2013
 
REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

Government change of guard boosts WA confidence

The Western Australian resources sector was optimistic that the change in government would deliver more benefits, advisory firm Deloitte said on Friday. “Business and investor confidence has improved during the month, largely due to the...
4th October 2013
 
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Dutwa nickel laterite project, Tanzania Restricted

African Eagle has sold substantially all of its subsidiaries, assets and liabilities to Blackdown Resources, but retains a 10% free carried interest in the Dutwa nickel project.
4th October 2013
 
Company Announcement

Company Annoucements:Engine Disassembly: Now faster and safer with Chemsearch PDF Available

Chemsearch’s Yield is a penetrating release agent, designed to loosen rust from stuck metal parts without damaging the metal or metal threads. Yield contains a special inhibitor to prevent further rust or corrosion and contains moly lubrication...
3rd October 2013
 
Company Announcement

Inspectorate Opens New Metals & Minerals Laboratory in Shanghai, China PDF Available

Commodities testing and inspection organization continuessignificant investments in new testing facilities in China Inspectorate, a core part of the Bureau Veritas Commodities Division, celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art laboratory...
26th September 2013
 
IRON-ORE

Global iron-ore oversupply unlikely – Aquila

ASX-listed Aquila Resources CEO Tony Poli expects the continued growth in steel production in China to underpin the price of iron-ore – its key input – and does not believe that the largely anticipated oversupply of the mineral will...
17th September 2013
 
Company Announcement

Terex Finlay nominated for ‘Manufacturers’ Innovation Award’ at World Demolition Awards, 2013. PDF Available

We are pleased to announce that the new Terex Finlay 883 Spaleck screener has been included on the shortlist for the ‘Manufacturers’ Innovation Award’ at the World Demolition Awards organized by KHL’s Demolition and Recycling...
16th September 2013
 
Copper

Refractory lining to be completed in June next year

Mineral processing and mining services company Dickinson Group has been contracted to complete the refractory lining of all the smelting units at Toronto-listed company First Quantum Minerals’ (FQM’s) Kansanshi mine, in Zambia.
13th September 2013
 
COPPER/GOLD

Rambler Metals and Mining delivers record Q4 output

Dual-listed copper producer Rambler Metals and Mining produced a record 5 244 t of copper concentrate, 1 297 oz of gold and 9 873 oz of silver in the fourth quarter of its 2013 financial year. Copper concentrate production for the three months...
29th August 2013
 
Platinum

SA platinum ETF rated second-largest worldwide after four months

Since its launch at the end of April, banker Absa has experienced strong and consistent demand from institutional investors with regard to its NewPlat exchange-traded fund (ETF).
23rd August 2013
 
Base Metals

Africa’s copper industry faces challenges

Copper exploration opportunities are abundant in Southern Africa, particularly in Namibia and Botswana, as well as in East Africa, professional services firm Venmyn Deloitte mining analyst Andrew de Klerk tells Mining Weekly. However, he cautions...
16th August 2013
 
 
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