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Henry Lazenby

Henry Lazenby

Henry Lazenby is Creamer Media Deputy Editor: North America for Mining Weekly.

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DRC copper discovery Africa’s largest ever, says Ivanhoe Mines

21st October 2016 Following the release of a maiden resource statement for the Kamoa/Kakula project, Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines has confirmed the Democratic Republic of Congo- (DRC-) based project as the largest copper discovery ever made on the continent. The company on Wednesday published a... 

Market cap of Canada-listed juniors up 100% year-on-year – PwC

21st October 2016 Junior mining companies make up more than 50% of the total market capitalisation on the TSX Venture Exchange, up from 36% on June 30, 2015, a new report by professional services firm PwC has found. As evidenced in PwC Canada's 2016 Junior Mine report, titled ‘Signs of Life’, cash flows from... 

Canadian oil sands output to slow post 2020, as project pipeline slows

20th October 2016 Production from Canada’s Alberta oil patch will start to slow from 2020, as few new projects are sanctioned and export infrastructure bottlenecks prevent new production from reaching export markets. New analysis by market intelligence firm Wood Mackenzie (WoodMac) expects commercial projects to... 

BC govt sued over 2014 Mount Polley mine disaster

20th October 2016 Mining-focused nongovernmental organisation (NGO) MiningWatch Canada has sued the British Columbia government and the Mount Polley Mining Corporation (MPMC) for violations of the federal Fisheries Act over the 2014 mine waste disaster. According to a press release, the NGO claims the spill was... 

Kerr starts dewatering flagship Copperstone project

20th October 2016 Toronto-based precious metals project developer Kerr Mines has started to dewater its flagship Copperstone mine, in Arizona, in the US. The TSX-listed firm plans to rehabilitate and restart production at the mine, which previously produced nearly half-a-million ounces of gold through openpit mining. 

Paladin lifts Q3 uranium output as Langer Heinrich output rises, costs fall

18th October 2016 Despite Australia-based uranium producer Paladin Energy lifting saleable uranium output by 16% in the quarter ended September 30, it missed its sales guidance by 50 000 lbs of uranium oxide (U3O8), citing a re-timing of sales negatively influencing results. Total sales for the quarter amounted to... 

Carolina Capital closes Montana mine acquisition, to change name

18th October 2016 Vancouver-based Carolina Capital has acquired a 100% interest, subject to certain underlying royalties, in the Montana-based Madison gold/copper project, where it has identified a series of existing gold and copper zones that remain open for expansion. The company, which has won approval from the... 

Asante Gold signs C$19.5m JV with Chinese-backed BXC to develop Ghana-based Kubi project

18th October 2016 Ghana-focused project developer Asante Gold has partnered with China-owned BXC to form the Kubi Gold joint venture (JV), a 50:50 JV that will develop the Kubi mining leases to production. BXC is a subsidiary of Beijing Fuxing Xiao-Cheng Electronic Technology Stock, and has agreed to provide... 

Argonaut lowers FY guidance as abnormal weather, mine sequencing impedes output

18th October 2016 Canadian gold producer Argonaut Gold has lowered its full-year guidance by 15 000 gold-equivalent ounces (GEOs) to between 115 000 GEOs and 120 000 GEOs, after abnormally high rainfall and changes in mine sequencing impacted on production at the El Castillo mine, in Mexico. During the three... 

Geoscience BC opens door to small-time project generator

15th October 2016 A British Columbia-focused gold explorer has staked several claims and conducted sampling exercises as a direct consequence of nonprofit organisation Geoscience BC unveiling data early this year from the first phase of a systematic geomagnetic survey for the mapping of the province's public... 

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