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Creamer Media Reporter

PDAC appoints new executive director

11th December 2018 The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC's) board has hired Lisa McDonald, who served as its COO for ten years, as its new executive director. Over the past year, she has acted as executive director on an interim basis. 

La Parrilla crusher plant achieves mechanical completion

10th December 2018 The La Parrilla crusher plant has achieved mechanical completion, paving the way for the commissioning of mined ore from the Spain-based tungsten/tin mine in January. The 350 t/h crushing circuit, supplied by Metso Minerals Portugal, comprises a jaw crusher and secondary cone crusher both with... 

Torre notches up its BBBEE rating to Level 3

10th December 2018 JSE listed industrial group, Torre Industries Limited is proud to announce its recent improvement to a Level 3 BBBEE rating. “Torre values and actively promotes transformation and we are pleased that we have reached the next level,” says Kehumile Setiloane, Group HR Executive.  Becoming BBBEE... 

Condor Gold share price jumps on concession

7th December 2018 Nicaragua’s Ministry of Energy and Mines has granted the explorer and developer Condor Gold the Las Cruces concession, expanding the La India project package by 45% to 455.6 km2. The La India project now comprises 11 adjacent and contiguous exploration and exploitation concessions, which Aim-... 

Eurasia to pay one-time licence fee for Monchetundra

7th December 2018 Following the office award of the permit for the Monchetundra mine in Russia, Aim-listed Eurasia Mining said on Friday that it would have to pay a 20.84-million rouble licence fee. Twenty per cent of the total is due within 30 days of registration of the licence at the state register of suboil... 

Maverix announces Northern Vertex silver stream deal

7th December 2018 TSX-V-listed precious metals royalty and streaming company Maverix Metals has strike a deal to purchase 100% of the silver production from fellow-listed Northern Vertex’s 5 000 t/d Moss gold/silver mine, in Arizona. Maverix has the right to purchase 100% of the silver output until 3.5-million... 

Ascot given green light to explore in Washington state

7th December 2018 The Bureau of Land Management (BML) has given its approval for TSX-V-listed Ascot Mining to conduct exploration work at its Mt Margaret property, near Randle, in Washington state. After years of environmental review, the Bureau of Land Management (BML) has given its approval for TSX-V-listed... 

Mariana lithium brine JV to produce 10 000 t/y – study

7th December 2018 The Mariana lithium brine joint venture (JV) project between China’s Ganfeng Lithium and Canadian junior International Lithium has the potential to produce 10 000 t/y of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) and 84 000 t/y of sulphate of potash (SOP), a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) has... 

Orion finds new copper/zinc sulphide body

7th December 2018 ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has discovered a new copper/zinc-bearing massive sulphide body located near its flagship Prieska zinc/copper project, in the Areachap Belt, in the Northern Cape.   The discovery hole, OAXD002, was drilled at the Ayoba prospect, a satellite exploration target,... 

ICMM commits to UN business, human rights principles

7th December 2018 The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Monday committed its members to implement the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.   Speaking at the UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, ICMM CE Tom Butler announced the industry body's new... 


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