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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

 

 

Cameco to shutdown McArthur mine and Key Lake mill ahead of strike

Canadian uranium producer Cameco on Wednesday announced that it would shut down operations at its McArthur mine and Key Lake mill in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin, after receiving a strike notice from the local United Steelworkers union. The...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 27th August 2014
 

Canada’s Mines Ministers back enhanced payment transparency in sector

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) on Tuesday welcomed a joint announcement made today by Canada's federal and provincial Mines Ministers, in which they lent their support to...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 27th August 2014
 

Mercator Minerals files for creditor protection

North American base metals miner Mercator Minerals on Tuesday filed for creditor protection in both Canada and the US after the board and its creditors could not agree on “several proposals” put on the table by interested parties that wanted to...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 27th August 2014
 

Antofagasta’s H1 earnings fall on higher costs

Chilean copper producer Antofagasta on Tuesday reported that net profit for the six months ended June 30 fell 16.3% year-on-year to $330.8-million as lower revenue and higher costs impacted the bottom line. The LSE-listed miner reported an 11.5%...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 26th August 2014
 

GoldSource’s Guyana project shovel-ready after receiving medium-scale permit

Gold project developer GoldSource Mines has received a medium-scale mining permit from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission for operations on a 250 ha portion of its Eagle Mountain deposit located within the 5 050 ha Eagle Mountain prospecting...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 26th August 2014
 

Newmont withdraws arbitration claim against Indonesia

Global miner Newmont on Tuesday said its Indonesian subsidiary PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara (PTNNT) would drop international arbitration proceedings against the country’s government, based on signs that the government was open to start formal...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 26th August 2014
 

Besra suspended from ASX trading for failing to pay dues

Vietnam-focused gold miner Besra on Monday said its stock had been suspended from trading on the ASX after it failed to pay its yearly listing fees. TSX-listed Besra missed the Friday deadline to pay its dues, resulting in its stock being...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 25th August 2014
 

Transition Metals consolidates Sudbury platinum prospect

Project generator Transition Metals on Monday reported that subsidiary Sudbury Platinum Corp (SPC) had consolidated its interest in the Aer-Kidd nickel/copper/platinum-group metals (PGMs) project, near Sudbury, in Ontario. SPC had completed a...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 25th August 2014
 

Cliffs could alter debt agreements in $200m share buy-back

The newly reconstituted board of iron-ore and coal miner Cliffs Natural Resources on Monday authorised the company to modify debt agreements if needed to allow the company to implement a $200-million share buyback. Cleveland, Ohio-based Cliffs...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 25th August 2014
 

Augusta Resource Corp to merge with Hudbay subsidiary

Canadian base metals miner Hudbay Minerals on Monday announced that it would amalgamate its newly acquired project development company Augusta Resource Corp with one of its indirect, wholly owned subsidiaries. Following a month-long hostile...
By: Henry Lazenby
Published on 25th August 2014
 

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