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Jan 16, 2019 / Staff reporter

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Mining's biggest jobs are up for grabs. Here are the contenders

Jan. 15, 2019, 4:35 PM / Bloomberg News

Some of the mining world's top executives are starting to plan their departures, driving speculation about who will lead their companies into the next decade.The changing of the guard raises the prospect of a strategic shift, as the industry searches for ways to enthuse investors after a belt-tightening era characterized by asset sales and cost control.Here, based on conversations with executives,...Read More

Electric cars seen getting cleaner even where grids rely on coal

Jan. 15, 2019, 3:04 PM / Bloomberg News

Electric cars are better for the environment than traditional gasoline models, and that benefit will grow as power generators shift away from coal.That's the conclusion of research by BloombergNEF, which found carbon dioxide emissions from battery-powered vehicles were about 40 percent lower than for internal combustion engines last year. The difference was biggest in Britain and the U.K., which h...Read More

Vedanta tells top English court pollution case should be heard in Zambia

Jan. 15, 2019, 2:13 PM / Reuters

Lawyers for Vedanta Resources told England's Supreme Court on Tuesday that a case raised against the mining company by nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers should be heard in Zambia not London.India-listed Vedanta, which delisted from London last year but maintains a legal base in Britain, is appealing a lower court ruling that a case in which villagers alleged their land was polluted by a Vedanta unit...Read More

Production up 13% year-on-year as copper prices, although weak copper price will hit cashflow

15 January 2019 / Staff reporter

The Spain-focused miner produced 42,114 tonnes of copper in 2018 at Proyecto Riotinto, up 13% on 2017 and above the increased high-end guidance of 41,000t.Read More

China copper imports hit record high in 2018

Jan. 14, 2019, 3:24 PM / Reuters

* China 2018 unwrought copper imports at 5.3 mln T - customs* December imports down 4.7 pct at 429,000 T - customs* Copper concentrate imports hit record 19.72 MT in 2018* Scrap ban boosts demand for other forms of copper - analyst (Adds official Dec numbers, background, analyst comment)BEIJING - China's unwrought copper imports rose 12.9 percent to a record annual high of 5.3 million tonnes in 20...Read More

Argentina set to join global mining transparency initiative

Jan. 14, 2019, 10:04 AM / Reuters

OSLO - Resource-rich Argentina is expected to join the international transparency standard for managing oil, gas and mineral resources, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) said on Monday, which could make it more attractive for investors.The global initiative, launched by Britain's former prime minister Tony Blair in 2002, requires member countries to disclose how they allocat...Read More

GDXJ Upside Bests GDX

Jan 14, 2019 / Adam Hamilton

Gold miners' exchange-traded funds are surging with gold powering higher. These mounting gains are naturally fueling growing interest in the leading gold-stock investment vehicles. Traders looking to deploy capital are wondering which major gold-stock ETF is superior, offering the best balance between upside potential, component fundamentals, and risks. GDXJ takes the crown, besting its larger...Read More

Valor Resources has signed an option and joint venture agreement with a subsidiary of Rio Tinto

14 January 2019 / Staff reporter

PolarX builds bigger, richer Zackly pictureSPONSOREDpolar x limitedRio's wholly owned Kennecott Exploration Company (KEX) will join Valor at its Berenguela copper-silver-manganese project in south-east Peru.Read More

China to boost manganese, vanadium markets

14 January 2019 / Staff reporter

The Titanic, arguably the world's most famous shipwreck, could have been prevented if the rivets in the steel plates of its hull had contained additional manganese, saving 1,500 lives.Read More

Potential 2019 El Nio poses risks to some South American mining regions

Jan. 11, 2019, 3:32 PM / Editor

The potential development of an El Nio in 2019 poses a risk of costs rising among miners relying on hydroelectric power generation in key Latin American markets, according to new Fitch Solutions industry analysis report released this week.Most state meteorological departments are warning of risks of the El Nio event in 2019, and on Thursday, the U.S government weather forecaster raised the probab...Read More

The rising cost of socially responsible investing: Mark Gilbert

Jan. 11, 2019, 9:31 AM / Bloomberg Opinion

Both companies and the fund managers that invest in them are under pressure to pay more attention to environmental, social and governance issues. For the former group, that requires delivering increased transparency on an ever-expanding range of metrics. For the investment crowd, tailoring strategies to address the new demands means increased spending on data - at a time when fees are slowly but s...Read More

Orestone Mining expands Captain project

Jan. 11, 2019, 6:50 AM / Staff

Orestone Mining (TSXV: ORS) is staking an additional Cu-Au porphyry target at its Captain property in north-central British Columbia, Canada.In a press release, the company revealed that the new Cu-Au porphyry target, called Max, is located 7 kilometres northwest of its main East Admiral Au-Cu porphyry target."The Max Extension claims cover 2,834 hectares and cover a phyllic altered felsic intrusi...Read More

Murchison Minerals triples land holdings in Saskatchewan

Jan. 10, 2019, 2:06 PM / Editor

Murchison Minerals (TSXV: MUR) announced Thursday that it has doubled the size of the previously announced VTEM airborne survey and tripled its mineral land holdings at its 100% owned zinc/copper/silver Brabant VMS project in central Saskatchewan.With the recent staking of 14,807 hectares of mineral claims contiguous to its current land holdings, Murchison now controls 221.8 km2 of mineral rights...Read More

Anglo American betting on South America to grow base metal assets

Jan. 10, 2019, 12:05 PM / Reuters

Miner Anglo American Plc is betting on South America as its main growth area for base metals in the coming years, a top executive told Reuters.Ruben Fernandes, who heads Anglo's operations in Brazil and is slated to become its global head of base metals next March, said he wants to prepare the company for an expected boom in demand related to electric cars that is likely to fuel appetite for nicke...Read More

Barrick CEO to forge ahead in Latin America despite past strains

Jan. 10, 2019, 8:32 AM / Bloomberg News

Barrick Gold Corp.'s new boss intends to push ahead with plans to increase investment in the mineral-rich - but environmentally tricky - deposits straddling the Chile-Argentina border."If you want to find elephants, go to elephant country," Chief Executive Officer Mark Bristow, a South African geologist and big-game hunter, said in a phone interview. The Toronto-based company "absolutely" intends...Read More

Acacia Mining fined over alleged environmental breach in Tanzania

Jan. 10, 2019, 3:02 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Acacia Mining (LON:ACA), the Tanzanian gold producer dealing with an ongoing dispute with the country's administration, received a fresh blow on Thursday from the country's government, which fined the miner 300 million Tanzanian shillings (about $129,144) over allegations of breaching environmental rules by its North Mara operation.The company noted it has not yet received any supporting reports,...Read More

Canadian miner expects to lift capacity to 5,000t/d by 2020

10 January 2019 / Staff Reporter

PolarX builds bigger, richer Zackly pictureSPONSOREDpolar x limitedThe Toronto-based company said the step was part one of a staged expansion plan outlined in a July 2018 preliminary economic assessment aimed at increasing the production rate to 5,000t/d by 2020.Installation of a refurbished mill, a 1,250kv electrical substation, secondary crusher and a hydrocyclone cluster that allows f...Read More

Krumovgrad on the cusp of concentrate production

10 January 2019 / Staff reporter

Kyzyl ramp-up signals new growth path at buoyant PolymetalSPONSOREDpolymetal internationalIn releasing its December quarter production results yesterday, the miner said it had exceeded its updated gold guidance, while copper production was in line with forecasts.Read More

"It [doesn't make sense] that two companies so close together should double-up"

10 January 2019 / Staff reporter

PolarX builds bigger, richer Zackly pictureSPONSOREDpolar x limitedThe wire service quoted Collahuasi CEO Jorge Gómez telling reporters at an event in Santiago that it was seeking synergies with operations in the Tarapaca area, including sharing pipe and power lines and potentially desalinated water as water shortages were becoming an issue."It does not make much sense that two companies so...Read More