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Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb is Creamer Media Senior Researcher and Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Westwater seeks arbitration over Turkey licences

13th December 2018 Nasdaq-listed Westwater Resources said on Thursday that it would seek international arbitration over what it alleged was the illegal taking of its Temrezle and Sefaalti uranium projects by the Turkish government in June this year. Westwater has sought to open a dialogue with the government, but... 

Bacanora plans to list German subsidiary in 2019

13th December 2018 Project developer Bacanora Lithium is planning a 2019 stock exchange listing for the subsidiary that holds its Zinnwald lithium deposit, in Germany. Bacanora, which is also advancing the Sonora lithium project in Mexico, said on Thursday that it had held discussions with its financial advisers... 

Cauchari feasibility study gets under way

13th December 2018 Advantage Lithium, the 75% owner of the Argentina-based Cauchari joint venture with Orocobre, has appointed GHD Chile to complete early engineering geared towards completing a feasibility study by June next year. Advantage Lithium is fast-tracking the project, jumping straight to the definitive... 

Euro Manganese updates Chvaletice resource estimate

13th December 2018 Following the completion of the 2018 drilling programme, TSX-V- and ASX-listed Euro Manganese has updated the resource estimate of its Chvaletice manganese project, in the Czech Republic, confirming 98.3% as measured resources. The project's total measured and indicated resources now amount to... 

Power Ore buys former Falconbridge copper complex

13th December 2018 The Opemiska copper complex – a former Falconbridge asset – has a new owner, which intends to fast-track the two past-producing copper mines near Chapais, Quebec, as part of a strategy of investing in metals that stand to benefit from a move to battery-powered vehicles. TSX-V-listed Power Ore... 

Horizonte details economics of Araguaia expansion

12th December 2018 An assessment of a second stage expansion of the planned Araguaia nickel project, in Brazil, has delivered compelling economic results, with a base case net present value (NPV) of $741-million and an internal rate of return (IRR) of 31.8%, Aim- and TSX-listed Horizonte Minerals reported on... 

Kirkland Lake's 1Moz/y target now in sight

12th December 2018 Australia- and Canada-focused gold miner Kirkland Lake is set to hit the one-million-ounce mark by 2021, the company said this week, announcing its three-year production guidance. The miner is targeting consolidated production growth of 10% to 15% a year over the next three years, with... 

Newcrest moves on two Chile gold projects

11th December 2018 Australia-based gold major Newcrest Mining has expressed an interest in farming into the Gorbea projects, in Chile, which fellow major Yamana Gold previously explored in a joint venture with Mirasol Mining. Newcrest, which is already participating in other JVs with Mirasol, has signed a heads of... 

Capstone to debottleneck Cozamin

11th December 2018 The Cozamin mine, the foundation upon which Canadian base metals miner Capstone Mining has been built, is set for a 30% production increase by the end of 2020, at an investment of less than $5-million. Production is currently constrained by the mine’s ability to deliver ore to the surface, but... 

Yet another invasion at Aura's Honduras mine

11th December 2018 Midtier gold and copper miner Aura Minerals has suspended mining operations at its San Andres mine, in Honduras, following another illegal invasion by a number of individuals. The illegal occupation follows a similar event earlier this year, which in July led to the company laying off 44... 


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