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Mar 23, 2019 / Staff reporter

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30 countries face higher resource nationalism risk - report

Mar. 22, 2019, 12:09 PM / MINING.com Editor

According to global risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft's latest Resource Nationalism Index (RNI) report, a total of 30 countries have registered a significant increase in resource nationalism risk metrics over the past year, 21 of which are considered major producers of oil, gas and minerals.The RNI is aimed to measure the risk of expropriation, the imposition of more stringent fiscal regimes, and...Read More

Antofagasta expects water agreement with BHP for Zaldivar mine

Mar. 22, 2019, 9:58 AM / Reuters

SANTIAGO - Chile's Antofagasta expects to reach an agreement with miner BHP to help ensure water supply at its Zalidvar copper mine in the country's northern desert, a company official told a Chilean newspaper on Friday.Antofagasta needs access to water for the future development of its Zaldivar copper deposit, which is near BHP's Escondida mine, the world's largest copper mine. Zaldivar's size, h...Read More

Vedanta Resources appoints new CEO for Zambian unit KCM

Mar. 22, 2019, 9:39 AM / Reuters

LUSAKA - Vedanta Resources has appointed Christopher Sheppard as the new chief executive officer for its Zambian unit Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM), the local firm said on Friday.Sheppard has 35 years of mining experience and takes over from acting CEO Venkatesan Giridhar, who will now revert to his role as chief financial officer, KCM said in a statement.Sheppard has previously held leadership r...Read More

Philippines' Philex delays copper-gold mine start by four years

Mar. 22, 2019, 9:34 AM / Reuters

MANILA - Philippine copper and gold producer Philex Mining Corp on Friday said the start of output at its Silangan mine in the south of the country would be delayed by four years until 2022, hit by a national ban on new open-pit mining.The Silangan copper and gold mine could be Philex's biggest source of revenue after its 61-year-old Padcal mine in the north is expected to close in 2022.Silangan w...Read More

Hudbay Minerals granted final permit for $1.9B Rosemont copper mine

Mar. 22, 2019, 9:15 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals (TSX, NYSE: HBM) scored a big win this week after the U.S. Forest Service approved the company's mine plan of operations (MPO) for its $1.9 billion Rosemont copper project in Arizona."Rosemont is now a fully permitted, shovel-ready copper project and we look forward to developing this world-class asset," president and chief executive Alan Hair said in a statement.The...Read More

Exclusive CEO Interview: Max Sali, Defense Metals

Mar 22, 2019 / Peter Epstein

Defense Metals (TSV-V: DEFN) / (OTCQB: DFMTF) is a great name. The Company is defending against Chinese dominance of Rare Earth Elements ("REEs"), and Defense Departments require select REEs to defend their countries! Several REEs are very difficult or impossible to replace in critical applications, yet enable products essential to modern civilization. Any company outside of China that can reliabl...Read More

US Forest Service issues final record of decision for controversial project

22 March 2019 / Staff Reporter

Eastern promise for PolarXSPONSOREDpolarxAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsThe plan defines the project scope and how the company will operate the US$1.9 billion copper-molybdenum-silver openpit project on the eastern slope of the Santa Rita mountains southeast of Tucson.When completed, the mine is expected to produce 127,000 tonnes per annum of copper concentr...Read More

Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist?

22 March 2019 / Staff reporter

Western Atlas drill-ready in NunavutSPONSOREDwestern atlas resourcesSocial opposition remains key industry hurdle in ColombiaSPONSOREDverisk maplecroft"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftGlobal Atomic's 'transformational discovery' changes everythingSPONSOREDglobal atomic corpThis new zeitgeist has been raised to c...Read More

BHP steps up efforts to win battle for Ecuador's copper riches

Mar. 21, 2019, 8:51 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

The world's largest miner BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP) took a key step this week towards increasing its presence in Ecuador, the new darling of copper prospectors, by signing an earn-in and joint venture deal with Canada's Luminex Resources (TSX-V:LR).The Vancouver-based miner, which has already enlisted big names such as Anglo American and First Quantum for its other three Ecuadorian assets, has given BHP...Read More

Amnesty accuses electric vehicles makers of using unethically sourced minerals

Mar. 21, 2019, 4:01 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Up to 20% of the DRC's cobalt is mined by hand, often by children with picks and shovel. (Image: Screenshot from Congo Cobalt MinesVideo | YouTube.)Human rights advocate Amnesty International has accused the electric vehicle (EV) industry of selling itself as environmentally friendly, while most of the batteries they produce use polluting fossil fuels and unethically sourced minerals.In a report p...Read More

Gold: Central Bank Sentiment is Rock Solid

Mar 21, 2019 / Stewart Thomson

1. The latest U.S. central bank announcement was a win-win for gold.2. If the Fed surprised analysts and hiked rates, the stock market probably crashes, and gold stocks rally strongly.3. As expected, the Fed did nothing and gold stocks outperformed.4. It's a clear win-win situation for gold bugs around the world.5. I'm adamant that the U.S. stock market would already look somewhat akin to the 1929...Read More

Mineralisation hit deep below PFS pit outline

21 March 2019 / Paul Harris

Eastern promise for PolarXSPONSOREDpolarxAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsThe holes, drilled 500m apart, show that the high-sulphidation epithermal deposit forming the bulk of the mineral resource which supports the project pre-feasibility study (PFS) is underlain by porphyry copper-gold mineralisation to depths of over 1,000m below surface."These two holes confirm...Read More

Copper's tide yet to rise

21 March 2019 / Staff reporter

Eastern promise for PolarXSPONSOREDpolarxAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsBut the obvious resources have largely been picked clean and now the hunt for tonnage takes explorers to (mostly) former conflict zones, remote deserts and deep underground.Read More

Aeris an unlikely CSA bidder

21 March 2019 / Michael Quinn

Eastern promise for PolarXSPONSOREDpolarxAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsResponding to media speculation in relation to the deal, Aeris said the consideration comprised $525 million cash and $50 million of shares.The cash component could involve $250-$300 million of debt and equity of $185-$240 million, with a potential silver stream of $35-$40 million also in the...Read More

Mongolia tries to shake bad reputation and woo new FDI

21 March 2019 / Staff reporter

Eastern promise for PolarXSPONSOREDpolarxAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsBack in 2010 a moratorium on new exploration licences effectively shut out explorers wanting to gain access to Mongolia's highly prospective geology.Read More

Boreal points to copper potential at Burfjord

21 March 2019 / Staff reporter

Two-time Vale president Eliezer Batista diesLeadershipLook beyond market approach to project valuations: van ZylLeadership"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftGlobal Atomic's 'transformational discovery' changes everythingSPONSOREDglobal atomic corpIt reported a 32m intercept at the Gamlegruve workings area grading...Read More

Stagnation threatens without China substitute

21 March 2019 / Staff reporter

Alkane maps own path to world-class critical metals producerSPONSOREDalkane resourcesWestern Atlas drill-ready in NunavutSPONSOREDwestern atlas resources"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftSocial opposition remains key industry hurdle in ColombiaSPONSOREDverisk maplecroftHeadline returns for the mining sector over the past eig...Read More

China to maintain battery supply-chain dominance, says BMI

21 March 2019 / Staff reporter

Alkane maps own path to world-class critical metals producerSPONSOREDalkane resourcesWestern Atlas drill-ready in NunavutSPONSOREDwestern atlas resources"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftSocial opposition remains key industry hurdle in ColombiaSPONSOREDverisk maplecroftBenchmark Mineral Intelligence China analyst Albert Li m...Read More

Champion Iron hunts high grade zones at Powderhorn

Mar. 20, 2019, 2:05 PM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

Montreal-based Champion Iron has excellent results from its 9,350-metre drill program last fall on its Powderhorn property located in north-central Newfoundland, 40 km southwest of Springdale. The results come from both a copper-rich and a zinc-rich zone.Results from the copper zone include:Hole PH18-16: 0.89% copper, 1.1 g/t gold, 13.9 g/t silver and 0.09% zinc over 3.92 metres. The best intersec...Read More