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Feb 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

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Mongolia posts 6.9% economic growth in 2018

Feb. 15, 2019, 10:40 AM / Reuters

* Growth picks up from 5.3 pct in 2017, beats expectations* Foreign trade up 22.3 pct on yearMongolia's economy grew 6.9 percent in 2018, beating expectations and accelerating from a 5.3 percent pace the previous year, the statistics office said on Friday.An increase in foreign trade revenues, particularly from resources such as coal and copper helped drive the expansion, which was higher than an...Read More

Centamin sees mineral resources more than doubling in Cte d'Ivoire

Feb. 15, 2019, 7:26 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Africa-focused gold miner Centamin (LON:CEY) (TSX:CEE) said Friday that drilling activities at its Doropo licence in Cte d'Ivoire resulted in more than double the mineral resources estimated for the area, which remains largely underexplored, with numerous targets identified.The Doropo mineral resource grew to 2.13m ounces at 1.31 grams per tonne of gold in the indicated category, up 58% from last...Read More

Silver One starts drilling at Peasco Quemado in Mexico

Feb. 15, 2019, 6:53 AM / Staff

Silver One Resources (TSXV: SVE) reported this week that it started drilling at its Peasco Quemado project located in northern Sonora, Mexico.In a press release, Silver One explained that the 1,000-metre diamond drilling program is based on the strength of the soil geochemical anomalies near to a historically defined manto or replacement-style silver resource."The property hosts geological similar...Read More

Interview with Ivan Bebek of Gold Miner Auryn Resources

Feb 15, 2019 /

Executive Chairman Ivan Bebek and his team at Auryn Resources have already built and sold two successful exploration companies. But now they are convinced that they are on the cusp of two potential world-class discoveries that will far exceed their previous successes. In this interview, Ivan shares how Auryn assembled a top-notch technical and management team who have been able to locate and now...Read More

Will the Vale Malaysia fire cause more iron ore supply disruption?

15 February 2019 / Staff reporter

Access our research platformsSign-in to our platforms to access our extensive research, our latest insight, data and analytics and to connect to our industry experts.On Friday 15th February 2019, Vale announced there was a fire affecting a conveyor belt system at its distribution centre in Malaysia. Vale anticipate this will result in a 10 to 15 day halt in operations and note that a planned 10 da...Read More

Canadian copper miner reports record FY18 output, ahead of target, at low costs

15 February 2019 / Staff reporter

Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesThe improved performance was in large part owing to a 17% production increase at its Sentinel copper mine, in Zambia, which helped push 2018 production to 158,000 tonnes.Read More

Investors applaud Yamana Gold's Q4 results

Feb. 14, 2019, 3:53 PM / Editor

Yamana Gold's (AUY) stock rebounded 4.65% in after-hours trading on Thursday after the miner announced Q4 and FY 2018 results. During regular trading hours, Yamana closed down 1.1% in line with the weaker overall market.Yamana's gold equivalent ounce production for the fourth quarter was 310,369, including 270,193 ounces of gold and 3.26 million ounces of silver. Total Yamana gold production was...Read More

Casa options Keaper polymetallic project in British Columbia

Feb. 14, 2019, 2:34 PM / Northern Miner Staff

Casa Minerals (TSXV: CASA) has optioned its Keaper polymetallic project 15 km northeast of Terrace, B.C., less than 5 km from the company's flagship Pitman polymetallic project, to a private company that has the right to earn a 60% interest in the property over four years.In order to earn its interest, the optionee must spend $4 million on exploration, pay Casa $550,000 and issue Casa 2.5 million...Read More

Copper miner's $10B bet comes to life in Panama jungle

Feb. 14, 2019, 12:57 PM / Bloomberg News

The world's largest new copper mine rumbled to a start this week in the Panamanian jungle, poised to supply a global market that's tipping into deficit and gives First Quantum Minerals Ltd. a chance to prove its $10 billion investment was worth all the trouble.Cobre Panama, a vast mining and processing complex near Panama's Atlantic coast, processed its first ore on Monday, a half century after th...Read More

Copper price slides despite Chinese imports at record pace

Feb. 14, 2019, 11:28 AM / Frik Els

The price of copper declined for a fifth day in a row on Thursday despite trade data showing Chinese imports of the orange metal growing at a record-setting pace.Copper for delivery in March hit a low of $2.7535 per pound ($6,070 a tonne) in early trading on the Comex market in New York, down more than 3% in a week.China consumes half the world's copper, and trade data released on Thursday showed...Read More

Norway gives go-ahead to disputed Arctic copper mine

Feb. 14, 2019, 9:18 AM / Reuters

OSLO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Norway's government approved on Thursday the building of a copper mine near Europe's northernmost point despite years of opposition from indigenous Sami herders and fishermen.Norway's decision on the copper mine has been viewed as a litmus test for the Arctic, where climate change and technology are enabling mineral and energy extraction, shipping and tourism, but threaten...Read More

Sierra Metals one step closer to expanding Yauricocha mine in Peru

Feb. 14, 2019, 6:58 AM / Staff

Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT) is one step closer to expanding its Yauricocha mine in Peru.This week, the miner reported the approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the expansion of the tailings deposition facility at the polymetallic mine.The positive answer follows an initial negative issued in December 2016 by Peru's National Environmental Certification Service to Sierra's subsidiar...Read More

Canadian miner sinks into the red on lower grades, recovery

14 February 2019 / Staff reporter

Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesThe Vancouver-based company reported an adjusted December quarter loss of C$8.5 million or 4c, which came in short of analyst forecasts calling for earnings of 1c on revenues of $112.35 million.Read More

Key Support Levels for Gold Miners & Gold Juniors

Feb 14, 2019 / Jordan Roy-Byrne

Gold stocks have to do more to confirm they are in a new bull market.Sure, they've surged above key moving average resistance and breadth has improved.However, the gold stocks have not yet broken the pattern of lower highs and breadth, while improved, is not at bull market levels yet. Let's review where things currently stand.In recent weeks GDX and GDXJ surged above the critical 400-day moving av...Read More

Miner fined US$488,000 for using wells in Chile without permission

14 February 2019 / Staff reporter

Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesLumina Copper Chile was fined 325 million pesos (US$488,000) for irregularities related to its Caserones mine.Read More

Strike action at El Roble

14 February 2019 / Staff reporter

"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftEastern promise for PolarXSPONSOREDpolarxCobalt leader talks about new era for project, IdahoSPONSOREDecobalt solutionsGolden Mile positioned for successSPONSOREDgolden mile resourcesAtico said it had been unable to reach a new two-year collective agreement at the copper-gold operation in Co...Read More

No Southern Copper tailings spill: regulator

14 February 2019 / Staff reporter

Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesThe body of a 64-year-old employee from Southern Copper's Toquepala operation, who was swept away by a mudslide on Friday, was found earlier today.In a translated statement, the company said searchers found his body 7km from where he had been working.Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesThe company expressed sincere...Read More

Capstone back in the black on lower sales

14 February 2019 / Staff Reporter

Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesTotal 2018 revenue was $415.9 million, 3% lower year-on-year compared against revenue of $420.4 million in 2017.The company said it met guidance with output of 155.2Mlb copper, despite the number being 5% lower year-on year, at 3% higher C1 cash costs of $1.83/lb of payable metal.Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resource...Read More

First ore processed at Cobre Panama

14 February 2019 / Staff Reporter

Alderan unlocking Frisco potentialSPONSOREDalderan resourcesThe Toronto-headquartered company said Wednesday the ore passed through the primary crushing circuit last week at initial feed rates of 4,000-5,000t/h, before being placed into the first completed milling circuit.In the coming weeks the focus will remain on hot commissioning to move the ore throughout the plant until the first copper conc...Read More