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Taking a 400-tonne bulk sample from a 10- to 12-metre deep pit excavated at the Kevitsa deposit. The work generated material for an ongoing metallurgical pilot program being carried out by the Geological Survey of Finland. Photo by John Cumming

First Quantum sells Kevitsa to Boliden

VANCOUVER — Burdened with debt, First Quantum Minerals’ (TSX: FM) has struck a deal to sell  its Kevitsa nickel mine in northern Finland to Swedish…







Editorial: Mining and CSR, Part II

In Part I last week, we began our look at how three high-profile accidents at Canadian-operated mines in the mid-1990s provoked fundamental changes in the Canadian mining industry, and focused on a sp…



BOLIDENAn aerial view of Boliden's Garpenberg lead-zinc mine in Sweden where a successful exploration program has substantially boosted ore reserves, extending the mine's life to more than 10 years at current production levels.

Boliden breathes life into Garpenberg

A successful exploration program in and around Boliden’s (BLS-T, BDNNF-O) Garpenberg zinc-lead mine in Sweden has substantially boosted ore reserves, extending the mine’s life to over 10 years at curr…


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