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Henry Lazenby

Henry Lazenby

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

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Yamana to reduce Brio Gold stake to 21% through private placement

24th November 2015 Canadian miner Yamana Gold will reduce its stake in subsidiary Brio Gold to about 21%, as the parent moves to further divest from the Brazil-focused spin-out. TSX- and NYSE-listed Yamana and Brio have started a private placement of Brio shares. It would comprise a primary offering by Brio and a... 

Barrick cuts FY guidance on Pueblo Viejo mechanical issues

24th November 2015 Canadian gold producer Barrick Gold has cut is full-year output guidance as a mechanical issue at the Pueblo Viejo mine, in the Dominican Republic, is expected to result in lower output at the operation until mid-January 2016. TSX- and NYSE-listed Barrick now expected to produce 6-million to... 

Canadian diamond producers best positioned to weather price crunch

24th November 2015 As the global diamond industry sobers from a hangover of expected market growth that did not happen, Canadian producers are perhaps best positioned to weather the downturn, given the superiority of the country’s diamond projects. Since the global economic downturn of 2009 and up to the middle of... 

Alberta puts a price on carbon in sweeping climate change mitigation reforms

23rd November 2015 The fossil-energy rich Western Canadian province of Alberta on Sunday announced a far-reaching climate change plan that accelerates the transition from coal to renewable energy, puts a price on carbon pollution for everyone and sets emissions limits for oil sands. "This is the day we step up, at... 

Peabody sells New Mexico, Colorado coal assets for $358m

21st November 2015 US coal miner Peabody Energy has agreed to sell its New Mexico and Colorado coal assets to Bowie Resource Partners for $358-million in cash. Bowie will also assume about $105-million in related liabilities. 

Two B2Gold employees rescued in Mali terrorist siege

21st November 2015 Canadian gold producer B2Gold on Friday advised that two of its employees were safely extracted by antiterrorist soldiers, after a terrorist group took hostages at the Radisson Blu Hotel, in Bamako, Mali. The triple-listed miner confirmed that two employees were staying at the hotel at the time... 

Global coal market declines for first time in 21 years – EIA

21st November 2015 The global coal industry has contracted for the first time in 21 years, as slowing growth in certain significant markets weighed on the industry’s outlook, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has found. According to an EIA report, global trade of coal grew dramatically from 2008 to... 

PTM to start WBJV Project 1 hot commissioning after closing $80m financing

20th November 2015 Project developer Platinum Group Metals (PTM) will start with hot commissioning of the Western Bushveld Joint Venture (WBJV) Project 1 plant, near Rustenburg, South Africa, after closing and drawing down $80-million in separate financing deals on Friday. "We are very pleased to complete this... 

OSC orders Sprott to enhance disclosure of hostile offer in lenghty bullion battle

20th November 2015 The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has ordered Sprott Asset Management to issue a new "notice of change" to enhance disclosures to unitholders of Central GoldTrust (GTU) and Silver Bullion Trust (SBT) regarding amendments it made to the voting powers of attorney, sought through its hostile... 

High hopes Canada’s new Liberal govt will breathe new life into struggling resources sector

20th November 2015 Canada is holding its breath while 18 rookie federal Ministers are being briefed by their respective departmental officials as the country turns a new leaf following the recent federal election that saw the Liberal party form a majority government, ending a decade of Conservative rule. Soon after... 

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