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Henry Lazenby

Henry Lazenby is Contributing Editor: Americas – Online for Mining Weekly.

Tel: +27 11 622 3744 / +1 647 352 1305

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za / henry@miningweekly.com

 

 

Public comments count climbs after EPA’s Bristol Bay public hearings

Following a public comment period that ended on Friday, the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) docket containing all comments and submissions regarding its ‘proposed determination’ to restrict the use of certain watersheds in Southwest...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 23rd September 2014
 

Fortune continues with Revenue deal, reports maiden mining revenue

Colorado silver producer Fortune Minerals last week reported that it had paid the vendors of the Revenue silver mine (RSM), in the southwest of the state, an undisclosed amount toward gaining full ownership of the mine. The London, Ontario-based...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd September 2014
 

Delayed water-use permit forces Capstone to shuffle Minto mine plan

Vancouver-based Capstone Mining on Monday reported that it had received an amended quartz mining licence for the Minto North deposit, but added that it had not received the Yukon Water Board’s water-use licence (WUL) amendment, which was required...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd September 2014
 

LIM seeks to ‘reset’ projects amid tough price environment

In response to weak market conditions, seasonal iron-ore miner Labrador Iron Mines (LIM) had been forced to take hard decisions this year, among which was whether or not to mine any material, while exploring ways to fund its continued growth. The...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd September 2014
 

With permit in hand, Newmont to restart Indonesia ore exports this week

US gold and copper producer Newmont on Monday confirmed that it had received a permit from the Indonesian government to restart ore shipments, slated for this week. After striking an agreement with the Indonesian government on September 3, Newmont...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 22nd September 2014
 

Moderate global economic growth outlook forces miners to keep promises

The most critical challenge miners needed to deal with during the next 12 months was to deliver on their promises of cost savings and regain the confidence of the capital markets, professional services firm KPMG Canada’s mining industry leader Lee...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 19th September 2014
 

Gold industry at a crossroads, return to fundamentals essential for capital

The gold industry needed to make money once more, and return to fundamentals if it was to succeed in competing with the gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for coveted capital, the world’s seventh-largest gold producer by output said on Thursday. In...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 18th September 2014
 

Alacer Gold single-minded about lifting near-term output

Turkey-focused intermediate gold producer Alacer Gold is aggressively pursuing near-term growth opportunities. With sulphide ore production the next step at its flagship Çöpler mine, in Erzincan province, which would add about 20 years of positive...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 18th September 2014
 

Group of 11 W African miners welcome Obama’s intensified Ebola fight

A group of eleven miners operating in West Africa on Tuesday welcomed US President Barack Obama’s Monday announcement that the US would allocate significant additional resources to the region to contain and reverse the current outbreak of the...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 18th September 2014
 

Colorado’s coal mining industry in dire straits as EPA rules tighten noose

Colorado has been blessed with a bounty of minerals that has historically played a critical role in ensuring the state’s economic success; however, new legislative measures has cast doubt over the future stability of the region’s coal mining...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 18th September 2014
 

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