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Henry Lazenby

Henry Lazenby

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

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Diamond miners show potential as 4 declare dividends in last year

26th June 2015 Diamond miners were finally showing showing their potential, with 80% of independent diamond miners having declared their first-ever dividend within the last 12 months, independent industry analyst and consultant Paul Zimnisky said on Friday. That meant that four out of five pure-play publicly... 

Nevsun stock climbs on news of massive sulphide discovery

26th June 2015 Canadian base metals producer Nevsun Resources has made a new volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) discovery at the grassroots Asheli prospect, on the Mogoraib River Exploration Licence, only 20 km south-west of the existing Bisha processing plant, in Eritrea. The TSX-listed miner’s stock gained... 

New Saskatchewan facility a global platform for testing carbon-capture technologies

26th June 2015 A new laboratory to evaluate carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies from around the globe was officially launched in Saskatchewan on Thursday, giving global scientists direct access and practical data through one of the largest facilities of its kind in the world. Electricity utility... 

Alamos, AuRico shareholders vote in favour of merger

24th June 2015 The shareholders of Canadian miners Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold voted overwhelmingly in support of the proposed $1.5-billion merger of the companies, which will create a new midtier gold producer. When the deal closed, a reconstituted Alamos would hold a diversified portfolio of assets in stable... 

Mining contractor dies at Asanko Gold’s Ghana project

24th June 2015 A mining contractor has died at Canadian project developer Asanko Gold's eponymous project in Ghana. The TSX- and NYSE MKT-listed company said on Wednesday that work on the project had resumed after the relevant regulatory authorities conducted an initial inspection and gave clearance. 

EMED Mining stockholders take up 63% of open offer

23rd June 2015 Spanish copper project developer EMED Mining has reported that 63% of the shares available in an open offer had been taken up by qualifying investors. Some 45.5-million open offer shares had been conditionally subscribed for by qualifying shareholders and the remaining 26.3-million shares would... 

Production exceeds expectations at McEwen's El Gallo mine

23rd June 2015 NYSE- and TSX-listed McEwen Mining has beat the top-end of its second-quarter production guidance, marking the third consecutive quarter of record output at the El Gallo mine, in Sinaloa state, Mexico. This was despite, McEwan reporting, early in the second quarter, that armed robbers stole about... 

Flinders to shutter Swedish operation till graphite prices improve

23rd June 2015 Ten months after starting production at its Woxna graphite mine and processing facility, in central Sweden, TSX-V-listed Flinders Resources will shutter the operation in anticipation of better prices. The company reported this week that despite Woxna producing graphite to grade and recovery... 

ICL completes Allana Potash acquisition, gains strong position in Ethiopia

23rd June 2015 Israel-based agriculture, processed food and engineered materials markets orientated firm ICL has completed its C$137-million acquisition of Canadian explorer Allana Potash. The closing on Monday followed approval by Allana's security holders and Ontario's Supreme Court of Justice of ICL's offer... 

Public offered C$1m to find next big gold discovery at Sigma-Lamaque

23rd June 2015 TSX-V-listed Integra Gold on Tuesday gave the term ‘data mining’ a whole new meaning with the launch of its Integra Gold Rush Challenge, a form of crowd sourcing, which the company hoped would lead it to the next big gold discovery at its Sigma-Lamaque gold property in Val-d'Or, Quebec. The... 

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