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Aug 21, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Updated 2 hours 8 minutes ago Canadian project developer Platinum Group Metals (PTM) on Thursday announced that it had won a dilution dispute against a South African empowerment partner. PTM in November last year declared a dispute with Wesizwe Platinum subsidiary Africa Wide Prospecting &...
Aug 21, 2014
Updated 6 hours ago To maintain liquidity in a weak pricing environment, Aim-quoted London Mining has deferred capital expenditure (capex) of nearly $200-million until market conditions improve or its strategic partner process is successfully completed. The Sierra Leone-focused iron-ore...
Aug 21, 2014
South Africa-focused coal miner Universal Coal has been granted a mining right over its Brakfontein coal project by the Department of Mineral Resources. CEO Tony Weber said on Thursday that the award of a mining right was another key step in the project’s...
Aug 21, 2014
Updated 7 hours ago Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has increased its stake in ASX-listed Lemur Resources to 57.21%. The company has agreed to acquire a further 10-million shares in Lemur from vendors, including Azure Resources Fund, in exchange for 8-million new ordinary shares in Bushveld.
Aug 21, 2014
Updated 5 hours ago The initial results of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Rukwa coal-to-power project bode well for a successful outcome, Johannesburg- and London-listed Kibo Mining said on Thursday. The early DFS outcomes were providing valuable support for the...
Aug 20, 2014
West Africa-focused aspirant midtier gold producer Asanko Gold on Wednesday announced that it had started construction of the $295-million first phase of its eponymous flagship project, in Ghana. Phase 1 is expected to produce 200 000 oz/y of gold at steady state,...
Aug 21, 2014
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Aug 21, 2014
The Indian government has approved a sharp increase in royalty rates for 55 notified minerals which was expected to yield $1.98-billion in revenue to the provincial governments where mining operations were conducted. The Cabinet of Ministers, chaired by Prime...
Aug 21, 2014
Aluminium major Alumina has reported a net loss of $47.4-million during the first half of the year, as a result of the closing of its Point Henry smelter, in Victoria, in February this year. This compared with the net loss of $2.4-million reported in the previous...
Aug 21, 2014
Junior IronClad Mining on Thursday reported that it was in discussions with Arrium Mining to potentially sell the direct shipping ore (DSO) from the Wilcherry Hill joint venture (JV), in South Australia. If an agreement was reached with Arrium, the JV would mine an...
Aug 21, 2014
Junior Atlantic Gold on Thursday said that it would apply to the ASX to have its official listing removed, following the merger with TSX-listed Atlantic Gold Corporation, which was formally known as Spur Ventures. Under the merger agreement, the then Spur acquired...
Aug 21, 2014
Metals miner PanAust has reported a decline in its interim after-tax net profit, despite higher sales revenue during the first half of the year. Net profit after tax for the six months to June declined to $32.4-million, compared with $43.4-million reported in the...
Aug 21, 2014
Iron-ore miner BC Iron has warned that sales from its Nullagine joint venture (JV) with Fortescue Metals would decline by about 500 000 t during in the September quarter, as production and haulage rates are reduced. In its quarterly report for the three months to...
Aug 21, 2014
A Western Australian Parliamentary Committee would launch an investigation into mental health in the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) community, following a string of suicides. Over the past year, nine Pibara FIFO workers took their own lives.
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron-ore miner, secured a preliminary licence to expand its flagship Carajas mine, in the northern state of Para, which should help the company win a bigger slice of the sea-borne iron-ore market. The company said in a note on...
Aug 20, 2014
TSX- and NYSE-listed gold producer Alamos Gold on Wednesday announced that it had received the final signatures approving the environmental-impact assessment (EIA) for its Agi Dagi gold project. The Turkish Environment and Urbanisation Ministry responsible for...
 
 
 
 
Aug 20, 2014
The TSX-listed stock of precious metals producer Starcore International on Wednesday closed up 22.58% after the company announced that it would buy explorer American Consolidated Minerals in an all-scrip deal. Starcore explores, extracts and processes gold and silver...
Aug 20, 2014
Canadian project developer and owner of 12% of the Revenue Silver Mine (RSM), in south-west Colorado, Fortune Minerals on Wednesday announced that it had secured a series of financings, and clinched an amended agreement to buy the remaining stake in RSM. TSX-listed...
Aug 20, 2014
Despite lower realised precious metals prices, Central and South America-focused Hochschild Mining on Wednesday reported a narrowed net loss for the six months ended June 30, as the company’s cost-cutting initiatives gained traction and silver output rose. The...
Aug 20, 2014
Amcu treasurer Jimmy Gama on Wednesday told MPs the union had no plans to buy two mines Amplats is selling off, while the rival NUM said it remained opposed to such a move. "Amcu is not interested in buying those mines," Gama told Parliament's mineral resources...
Aug 20, 2014
Triple-listed Atlatsa Resources on Wednesday announced that it had reached a two-year wage agreement with recognised unions at the Bokoni platinum mine, in Limpopo. The company said that the agreement, which had been signed by the National Union of Mineworkers,...
Aug 20, 2014
A strong first-half financial and operational performance by London-listed Gem Diamonds “bodes well” for a maiden dividend in March. The diamond miner ended the six months to June with a cash position of $114-million – a jump from the $71-million reported at...
Aug 20, 2014
Junior miner Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has acknowledged that a subsidiary of Beijing Haohua Energy Resource Company, which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, intends to acquire up to 215-million shares in CoAL at 5.5p a share. The coal miner reiterated...
Aug 20, 2014
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Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown announced on Wednesday that Cabinet had approved the appointment of Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) director-general Tshediso Matona as the new CEO of State-owned electricity producer Eskom. Brown made the announcement...
Aug 20, 2014
Barend Petersen has been appointed nonexecutive director and chairperson of Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium. This comes after London-listed Evraz last week announced that it would sell a 34% stake in the steel producer to South Africa-based investor Macrovest, which...
Aug 20, 2014
Upbeat diversified miner and marketer Glencore, which declared an 11% higher dividend for the six months to June 30 on the back of above-consensus half-year results, has put a $1-billion share buy-back programme under starter’s orders, which has evinced mining...
 
 
 
 
Aug 20, 2014
An influential Chinese newspaper called for retaliation against Australia on Wednesday after Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people. The Australian government has rebuked Palmer for...
Aug 20, 2014
Zimbabwe-based platinum producer Zimplats has warned of a possible 70 000 oz drop in 2015 financial year production, after deciding to cease all mining activities at its Bimha mine with immediate effect. This decision was taken to ensure the safety of its employees.
Aug 20, 2014
Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has reported a 56% increase in profit for the year ended June, as revenue surged on the back of increased production. Fortescue reported a record net profit of $2.73-billion, up from the $1.7-billion reported in the previous...
Aug 20, 2014
Mineral sands miner Mineral Deposits Limited (MDL) has suspended operations at its Grande Côte mine, in Senegal, following the failure of successive impellors within the main dredge pump. The miner said on Wednesday that the operation would remain suspended until a...
Aug 20, 2014
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has welcomed the New South Wales government’s announcement of a framework to map, monitor and protect the region’s groundwater resources. Natural Resources, Lands and Water Minister Kevin...
Aug 20, 2014
Oil and gas producer Woodside Petroleum has reported record half-year after-tax net profit for the six months ended June, underpinned by record production and record operating revenue. ASX-listed Woodside on Wednesday reported that after-tax net profit had...
Aug 20, 2014
ASX-listed project house Macmahon Holdings on Wednesday reported it had suspended work at the Tavan Tolgoi coal mine, in Mongolia, owing to a disagreement with the client, Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi (ETT). Macmahon has been operating at the Tavan Tolgoi mine since 2012,...
Aug 20, 2014
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The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has vowed to fight retrenchments at Petra Diamonds' Helam mine in North West, the union said on Tuesday. "We will fight tooth and nail to make sure that these retrenchments do not happen," chief negotiator Lekhotla Mabea said.
Aug 20, 2014
South Africa-focused Resource Generation (Resgen) has secured a loan facility of up to $113-million for the mobile equipment fleet with Komatsu Financial, for its Boikarabelo coal project, in the Waterberg. “This agreement represents several important elements...
Aug 20, 2014
ASX-listed Karoon Gas on Wednesday announced that it would undertake a share buy-back valued at some A$92-million. The oil and gas explorer told shareholders that over the next 12 months, the company would aim to buy back more than 25.1-million shares, or around 10%...
 
 
 
 
Aug 20, 2014
Junior gold developer Bassari Resources has identified potential cost reductions in capital and operating expenditure at its Makabingui gold project, in Senegal. The company reported on Wednesday that it had identified significant improvements to the project’s...
Aug 20, 2014
Opencut mining operations have started at ASX-listed Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek mine, in New South Wales. The miner on Wednesday reported that two blasts last week had preceded the start of full-scale mining, using the company’s new mining fleet.
Aug 19, 2014
Canadian precious gem producer Dominion Diamond Corp on Tuesday said output from its two producing mines, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, was “substantially ahead of plan” owing to higher-than-expected grades and boosted by operational improvements. The...
Aug 19, 2014
Eike Batista's iron-ore miner MMX Mineracao e Metalicos SA said on Tuesday it is not considering filing for bankruptcy, denying a local media report published late on Monday. "MMX clarifies that there are no deliberations in process on this matter at the company,"...
Aug 19, 2014
Canadian vanadium producer Largo Resources has renamed its flagship Maracas project to The Vanadio de Maracas Menchen Mine, in honour of Largo's president of Brazilian operations, Kurt Menchen, who the company said was instrumental in driving the project’s success....
 
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