Strike freezes production at Mandalay's Cerro Bayo mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-06-25
Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND) has suspended operations at its Cerro Bayo silver-gold mine in southern Chile, after unionized workers went on strike.

Galantas Gold receives permits to build underground mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-24
Up until two years ago, Galantas Gold (TSXV: GAL) was producing a flotation concentrate containing gold, silver and lead from its small open-pit gold mine in northern Ireland, 150 km west of Belfast and 32 km from Dalradian Resources’...

Shining a spotlight on women in mining 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
As a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in corporate law and as general counsel for an investment firm, Lisa Davis was used to working with more men than women. But it wasn’t until five years ago when she joined PearTree Securities...

Eldorado improves economics at Certejin Romania 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) has released a feasibility study on its 80.5%-held Certej project in central Romania, showing modest returns that are in-line with analyst expectations.

EduMine's Simon Houlding wins Vale medal  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
Growing up in Zimbabwe after World War II, completing an engineering degree at the University of Witswatersrand in Johannesburg, and working at Jones & Wagener, a specialist firm of consulting engineers and scientists based in South Africa,...

TSX closes in the red, May 25-29  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
Concerns of a shrinking economy drove Canada’s main stock index down 1.2% to close at 15,014.09. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index decreased 2.7% to 727.52, and the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index retreated 1.7%...

First Quantum unveils US$1.4B equity raise 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; US-OTC: FQVLF) plans to raise US$1.4 billion through a public offering — increasing the company’s outstanding shares to 689 million.

Around the world 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-01
Alto Ventures In April, Alto Ventures (TSXV: ATV) reported that 12 of 37 till samples taken at its West Fisher claims, 12 km northwest of North Arrow Minerals' Pikoo project in Saskatchewan, contained chromium-rich chromite grains. A...

New Armenian legislation is a plus for Lydian 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) says new mine ramp gradients will help it save up to $100 million in operating costs, and trim total cash costs to US$600 per oz. from US$642 per oz. at its Amulsar gold project in southern Armenia.

Orex welcomes Agnico to Barsele in Sweden 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-08
VANCOUVER — Orex Minerals (TSXV: REX; US-OTC: ORXIF) has struck a letter of intent (LOI) with Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) on the junior’s Barsele gold and base-metal property in Sweden’s prolific Skelleftea mining...