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Kaminak's Coffee project is 'as vanilla as it gets'

Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF) CEO Eira Thomas says the company’s high-grade, high-margin Coffee gold project in the Yukon would be simple to mine and process.
Oct 28, 2014


Rotman study calculates economic impact of mining gold in Ontario

A new study by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management commissioned by the Ontario Mining Association measures the impact on gross domestic product, employment and government revenue from open pit and underground mining...
Oct 28, 2014


PotashCorp sees a strong finish to 2014

Despite Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan’s (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) third-quarter profit declining 11%, it expects to finish the year on an upbeat note.
Oct 27, 2014


Orocobre defines new exploration target

Orocobre (TSX: ORL; ASX: ORE) says its flagship Salar de Olaroz brine-based lithium project in the Puna region of Argentina’s northwestern province of Juyuy is expected to start producing 17,500 tonnes per year of low-cost battery grade...
Oct 24, 2014


HSBC cuts forecasts for iron ore prices

The current iron ore market “looks like a game of chicken where no player has blinked,” says the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation.
Oct 23, 2014


Canadian Mining Hall of Fame to fete mining leaders 

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will honour four industry greats at its annual induction dinner on Jan. 15, 2015, in Toronto. This year’s inductees are Peter M.D. Bradshaw, Ronald K. Netolitzky, Ian Telfer and Mackenzie Iles Watson. The...
Oct 22, 2014


Editorial: Some satisfaction for Gold Reserve and Kinross 

"Never, never, never give up." More often than not in mining, this proves to be great advice.
Oct 22, 2014


Gold Reserve wins US$740M in 'stunning victory' against Venezuela 

It’s taken six years and over US$20 million in legal costs, but Gold Reserve (TSX: GRZ; US-OTC: GDRZF) has won US$740.3 million in compensation for the expropriation of its Brisas gold project by the Venezuelan government. It’s one...
Oct 22, 2014


Iron ore price collapse claims more victims 

Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) and London Mining (US-OTC: LIIGF; LSE: LOND) have become the latest casualties of falling iron ore prices, with Cliffs warning that it expects to record a US$6-billion non-cash impairment charge in the third...
Oct 22, 2014


Commentary: Plan Nord 2.0 and the creation of Société du Plan Nord 

On Sept. 30, 2014, the Quebec government, through its Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Arcand, tabled Bill 11, entitled the Act respecting the Société du Plan Nord.
Oct 22, 2014


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