Russia and CIS

Nordgold pays 30% of net profits to shareholders

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-26
Moscow-headquartered Nordgold (LSE: NORD) counts itself as one of the best performing, lowest-cost gold producers in the industry today, and yet, curiously, few North Americans know anything about it.

Kinross's scaled-down expansion plan at Tasiast 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) is working on a two-phase, alternative expansion plan at its Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania to turn the asset into a profitable operation.

Centerra breaks even in Q3, before US$18M hit at Kumtor 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
Centerra Gold (TSX: CG; US-OTC: CAGDF) has widened its third-quarter loss, but is reducing its annual cost guidance to reflect lower operating costs at its Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan. 

Wenco wins work at Siberian gold mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-16
Polyus Gold (LSE: POLG) has tapped Wenco International Mining Systems to provide high-precision guidance for shovels and drills at its Blagodatnoye gold mine in eastern Siberia. The technology will be installed by the end of 2015.

Silver Bear CEO Hill at home in Russia's Far East 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
Over the course of his career, Graham Hill has worked in some remote and challenging locations.

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,...

Coal sector woes expected to accelerate, experts say 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
With coal prices sitting at multi-year lows, almost 17% of coal production this year in the U.S. could be at risk of idling or closure, as total cash costs plus sustaining capital expenditures exceed current market prices, Wood Mackenzie says...

Kinross defers Tasiast mill expansion 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-25
Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) has put its US$1.6-billion Tasiast mill expansion project on hold to keep its balance sheet intact in the current low gold price environment, with at least one analyst thinking the firm is considering other...

Centerra joins Premier Gold at Trans-Canada 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-02-11
Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG; US-OTC: PIRGF) has brought in Centerra Gold (TSX: CG; US-OTC: CAGDF) as its joint-venture partner for its flagship Trans-Canada property, including its advanced Hardrock gold project, in the Geraldton-Beardmore...

Mining industry revisits anti-corruption procedures 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-28
Mining companies should take note of Canada’s stricter penalties and more aggressive enforcement of anti-corruption laws and make sure their anti-bribery compliance procedures are up to speed, lawyers, forensic accountants and mining...