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Vast making progress on Baita Plai licence

18th October 2017 Aim-listed Vast Resources said on Wednesday that it had made “significant progress” with the finalisation of the Baita Plai association licence, which forms a key part of its expansion plans in Romania. Vast said that the Baita SA board had held a meeting this week, where it had requested its... 

Petropavlovsk Q3 output up 1.6%

17th October 2017 LSE-listed miner Petropavlovsk has reported a marginal increase in its gold production in the September quarter. The company, which operates the Pioneer, Pokrovskiy, Malomir and Albyn mines in Russia, produced 104 000 oz of gold in dore, compared with 102 400 oz in the third quarter of 2016. 

Polymetal hikes Q3 output by 26%, confirms FY guidance

16th October 2017 Russian gold and silver producer Polymetal on Monday reported a 26% increase in its third-quarter gold-equivalent production of 470 000 oz, which is in line with its production plan of 1.4-million ounces for 2017. The third-quarter output included of 370 000 oz of gold, a 38% year-on-year... 

Anglo Asian lifts Q3 gold output as new mine starts producing

13th October 2017 Gold/copper/silver miner Anglo Asian on Friday reported a 2 300-oz quarter-on-quarter production increase as the benefits of a strategic review are starting to show and its newest mine – Ugur – starts contributing to output. The new Ugur openpit started production in September and already has... 

Bluejay makes key feasibility appointments, changes project name

13th October 2017 Mineral sands project developer Bluejay Mining on Friday announced the appointment of four consultants to advance key elements of the feasibility study for its newly renamed Dundas ilmenite project, in Greenland. The consultants that will work on the feasibility study for project, which was... 

Atalaya fine tunes copper guidance on record Q3 output

12th October 2017 Record third-quarter production from the Proyecto Riotinto mine, in Andalucía, Spain, has prompted Atalaya Mining to fine tune its copper production guidance for 2017. The mine boosted its September-quarter production by 18% to a record 10 679 t of copper in concentrate, as copper head grade and... 

Alrosa’s Sept sales down 32% y/y

11th October 2017 Russian diamond major Alrosa sold $309.7-million worth of rough and polished diamonds in September – a 32% decrease on its sales in the same month last year. Rough diamond sales amounted to $305.8-million and polished diamond sales to $3.9-million, compared with year-earlier sales of... 

Swedish govt goes back to Norbotten CAB over Kallak project

10th October 2017 Explorer and developer Beowulf Mining should have more clarity about Kallak North exploitation concession application in the next few months. The company, which is listed on the Aim, reported on Tuesday that the Swedish government had gone back to the County Administrative Board (CAB) for... 

Mining finance groups invest in C$85m in Dalradian

10th October 2017 TSX- and Aim-listed Dalradian Resources on Tuesday announced that it had raised C$84.75-million from two respected mining finance groups, which have signed up to participate in the advancement of the Curraghinalt gold project, in Northern Ireland. Orion Mine Finance II has agreed to make an... 

Ferrum Crescent withdraws resolution for A$2.7m fundraising

5th October 2017 Lead/zinc exploration company Ferrum Crescent has withdrawn the resolution seeking shareholder approval to raise A$2.7-million for the Toral project, in Spain. The company said on Thursday that the resolution, which was due to be voted on at the October 18 general meeting in Perth, had been... 

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