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MINING INVESTMENT

Worrying technical corner-cutting needs to be nipped in bud – Mineral Corporation Video Available

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Worrying technical corner-cutting was sneaking into the mining industry and needed to be nipped in the bud, The Mineral Corporation MD Frank Gregory said on Thursday. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online in the attached video interview, the...
17th April 2014
 
 
COPPER/GOLD

Sandfire sets record production in March Q

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Copper miner Sandfire has reported record production during the three months to March, with its DeGrussa operation, in Western Australia, delivering 18 098 t of copper and 10 035 oz of gold during the three months to March. This was compared with...
17th April 2014
 
 
PROJECT OPTIMISATION

Aldridge Minerals refines Turkish flagship project

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TSX-V-listed project developer Aldridge Minerals this week reported the results of an optimisation study for its Yenipazar polymetallic volcanogenic massive sulphides deposit in central Turkey. The optimisation study sought to update the April...
16th April 2014
 
 
GOLD

Kefi appoints joint broker

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Aim-quoted gold and copper miner Kefi Minerals on Wednesday appointed finnCap to act as joint broker to the company with immediate effect. The group had started transitioning from an exploration-focused company to a development and production...
16th April 2014
 
 
DEBT FINANCING

First Quantum inks, draws down $2.5bn loan

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Base metals miner First Quantum Minerals on Tuesday reported that it had signed and drawn down on its $2.5-billion five-year term loan and revolving facility. The facility consisted of a $1-billion term loan facility with a margin of 2.75%,...
15th April 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Ivanhoe Mines expands Kipushi zinc and copper zones

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Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines on Tuesday reported that early results from the company's underground diamond-drilling programme at the Kipushi copper/zinc/germanium/lead/precious-metals mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
15th April 2014
 
 
COPPER

Weatherly Namibia mine to cost 10% less

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London-listed Weatherly International reported on Tuesday that the development of its flagship Tschudi opencut copper project, in Namibia, would likely cost 10% less than was stated in the 2012 bankable feasibility study (BFS). The BFS, which was...
15th April 2014
 
 
COPPER/GOLD

Oz ups copper production in March Q

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ASX-listed Oz Minerals on Tuesday reported an increase in copper production for the three months to March, as productivity improvement measures at its Malu openpit operation, at the Prominent Hill mine, took effect. During the quarter, Oz...
15th April 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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