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Sandfire expects ROD for Montana copper mine as early as Q3

12th March 2019 The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MT DEQ) has released the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) outlining the final permitting steps for the underground Black Butte copper project that TSX-V-listed Sandfire Resources America is developing. The draft EIS will be open for... 

Ian Cockerill to succeed Bobby Godsell as Polymetal chair

11th March 2019 Mining veteran Ian Cockerill has been nominated to succeed Bobby Godsell as the chairperson of Russia- and Kazakhstan-focused Polymetal International, the London-listed company announced on Monday. Cockerill will stand for election at the annual general meeting on April 23, when Godsell will... 

Sandvik developing Automine® access API for interoperability

11th March 2019 Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology announced it will develop an interoperable platform for its world-leading automation system for underground loaders and trucks - AutoMine® at #DisruptMining, an event focused on fostering new technology in the mining industry. “As a world leader in underground... 

IRC's K&S mine ramping up

8th March 2019 The K&S mine, which has been experiencing trouble with the drying unit, has managed to ramp up capacity to 86% in the second half of February, Hong Kong-listed IRC reported on Friday. The operating issues with the drying unit had prevented K&S from operating at a higher capacity, but the company... 

Ex-COO of Klondex appointed Prophecy COO and interim CEO

8th March 2019 TSX-listed Prophecy Development Corp has appointed Michael Doolin its COO and interim CEO with effect from April 1. Doolin was the COO and interim CEO of Klondex Mines, prior to its takeover by Hecla Mining Company in July last year. 

Newmont designates Evrim’s Astro project for option

7th March 2019 Gold major Newmont Mining has designated the Astro project for option under the terms of an exploration alliance with Canadian junior Evrim Resources. The Astro project is situated on the western margin of the Mackenzie platform, a basin which runs parallel to the Yukon and Northwest Territories... 

Barloworld announces new Group structure

7th March 2019 Barloworld Group announced a strategic decision to merge their Automotive and Logistics Divisions, a move that will leverage the assets and capabilities of the two divisions. The new change brings about the opportunity to strengthen the Group’s core capabilities while optimising their existing... 

Mining is experiencing a renaissance, says outgoing PDAC president

7th March 2019 Despite economic challenges and uncertainty, the mining industry is experiencing a “renaissance and a renewed sense of confidence”, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) president Glenn Mullan remarked on Wednesday, as the yearly mining convention wrapped up in Toronto. “After... 

Ontario vows to cut mining red tape

6th March 2019 The Ontario government has used the yearly Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention to announce to the global mining industry that the province is open for business and that it will remove barriers to investment. Premier Doug Ford and Energy, Northern Development and... 

Canadian PM makes special visit to PDAC conference

6th March 2019 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday dropped by the yearly Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference, in Toronto, telling delegates that the minerals industry is important to the prosperity of the country. According to a statement issued by the PDAC, he... 


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