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Work on Oyu Tolgoi underground to resume in Q1

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-16
Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) and the Mongolian government have resolved several issues that have been holding up the underground expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the country, according to media reports.

Mongolia: Greener grass or dry desert steppe? 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-10
For some, the grass always appears greener for mining projects in distant and foreign jurisdictions. Why? Perhaps it’s the mining industry’s persistent optimism and the belief that these jurisdictions could never be as bad or...

Drilling prices 'not sustainable': Major Drilling

Source: Daily News | 2014-09-05
Drilling services have reached price levels that are too low to be sustainable in the long term, said Francis McGuire, president and CEO of Major Drilling Group International (TSX: MDI), in the company’s most recent financial statements...

Alamos scores Agi Dagi EIA approval, but Kirazli in limbo  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-03
VANCOUVER — It’s been a rocky permitting road for producer Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) in Turkey given the legal troubles surrounding its Kirazli epithermal gold project. But the company looks to have made some...

Resolution at hand for Newmont in Indonesia  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
A month after Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE: FCX) signed a deal with the Indonesian government resolving a standoff over the country’s recently imposed export tax on mineral concentrates, Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) appears...

Dynasty Gold fights to retain assets in China  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
Vancouver-based Dynasty Gold (TSXV: DYG) was one of the first Canadian juniors to explore for gold in China. It entered into a cooperative joint-venture in December 2003 with a Chinese state-owned enterprise to explore for gold...

Ousted Cliffs CEO to receive US$11M payment  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
Struggling iron ore and coal miner Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) will have to make close to $28 million in severance payments to executives and other key staff that have been turfed following a proxy battle.

Bre-X film gains traction in Hollywood 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
The producer/director of an upcoming major motion picture based on the Bre-X Minerals fraud is in the final stages of financing and confirms he is in negotiations with an A-list Hollywood actor to play a lead role.

US stocks climb, Aug. 11-15  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
It was a good week for U.S. equities. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 109 points to 16,662.91, while the broader S&P 500 Index jumped 23 points to 1,955.06. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index added 94 points to 4,464.93.

Mabilo drilling delivers strong results for RTG Mining 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
Drill results from RTG Mining’s (TSX: RTG) flagship Mabilo gold–copper project in the Philippines sent the company’s shares up 2.78% to $1.11 per share on Aug. 13, and another 24.32% to $1.38 on Aug. 14.

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