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CSR uptake grows as mining companies continue to make errors in application

The uptake of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes continues to grow as companies recognise their value in helping mitigate the threat of delays, opposition and resource nationalism, the Center for Responsible Mineral Development...
17th September 2014

Endeavour Mining firing on all cylinders, eyes topping guidance

West Africa-focused gold miner Endeavour Mining was chasing the top-end of its 2014 production guidance, expecting to beat it and continue to lower costs – all while adding new sources of gold-bearing ore to its production profile. Founder and...
17th September 2014

Sierra Rutile ups H2 output 8%, snips costs

Mineral sands producer Sierra Rutile has increased its production of rutile for the six months ended June 30, by 8%, from 51 985 t in the first half of 2013, to 56 060 t. The group further posted a 34% increase in rutile sales volumes from 53 446...
17th September 2014

De Beers continues investment to meet consumer demand

Venetia Major investments continue to be undertaken by diamond mining and manufacturing company De Beers Group, as demand is expected to almost outstrip growth in terms of diamond carat production in the next ten years – given the lack of new mining...
17th September 2014

Mining giants may hoard cash as iron ore prices sag

Sagging iron ore prices raise the prospect the world's biggest miners will shelve plans to return excess cash to shareholders in February, despite promises to investors who had hoped to reap the benefits of two years of austerity. Stung by slower...
17th September 2014

Avanco announces Antas ore reserves

Base and precious metals miner Avanco Resources has reported a maiden Joint Ore Reserves Committee-complaint reserve of 2.64-million tonnes at its Antas copper deposit, in Brazil. Grading 3.19% copper and 0.66 g/t gold, the project is estimated...
17th September 2014

PEA reveals positive return on investment for Arizona uranium project

US-based uranium miner and explorer Uranium Energy Corporation on Tuesday reported that a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) report on its Anderson project, in Arizona, had revealed a positive return on investment, with an internal rate of...
17th September 2014

Rough carat production well below 2005 level as demand soars – De Beers

De Beers CEO Philippe Mellier Global 2013 rough diamond carat production was still well below the 2005 peak of 175-million carats, at a time when global diamond jewellery demand had reached record highs, De Beers said on Wednesday. Releasing its inaugural Diamond Insight...
17th September 2014

Poseidon extends loan agreement with Forrest

Nickel developer Poseidon Nickel has extended the terms of an A$8-million loan facility with the Minderoo Foundation, which was founded by mining heavyweight Andrew Forrest. The current loan period was set to expire on October 1, but Poseidon...
17th September 2014

Vital’s tungsten project to cost A$172m, DFS shows

A definitive feasibility study (DFS) into the Watershed tungsten project, in Queensland, has placed a A$172-million price tag on the project’s development, owner Vital Metals reported on Wednesday. The DFS concluded that the project could...
17th September 2014

Minera buys San Santiago plant

ASX-listed Minera Gold has exercised its option to acquire the San Santiago processing plant, in Peru, for $5.5-million. Minera in July this year signed the option agreement over the plant, which was currently the subject of a lease agreement...
17th September 2014

Osisko Gold Royalties secures C$100-million credit facility

Gold-focused royalty and stream company Osisko Gold Royalties has entered into an agreement with the National Bank of Canada for a C$100-million revolving credit facility to be used for investments in the minerals industry. This would include the...
17th September 2014
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