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CORPORATE ACTIVITY

London Mining defers nearly $200m in capex, cuts output guidance

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Marampa mine To maintain liquidity in a weak pricing environment, Aim-quoted London Mining has deferred capital expenditure (capex) of nearly $200-million until market conditions improve or its strategic partner process is successfully completed. The Sierra...
21st August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

British Columbia orders independent reviews of all province’s tailings dams

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In the wake of Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley mining disaster, the British Columbia government on Monday ordered independent third-party reviews of 98 permitted tailings impoundments at 60 operating and closed metal and coal mines in the province....
18th August 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Imperial launches $100m financing to help foot bill for Mount Polley clean-up bill

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Canadian base metals miner Imperial Metals on Friday announced that it intended to raise $100-million by issuing senior unsecured convertible debentures to help pay for the clean-up costs following the tailings dam breach at its Mount Polley...
15th August 2014
 
 
HEALTH & SAFETY

Gold Ridge evacuated as miner fears for safety

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Gold miner St Barbara has been forced to withdraw all personnel from its Gold Ridge operations, in the Solomon Islands, on safety fears. The miner said that there had been a ‘serious escalation’ in security concerns at the mine over the last...
14th August 2014
 
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

WA mulls new safety legislation for resources sector

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The Western Australian government this week approved the development of a new Resources Safety Bill in an effort to reduce risk in the state’s largest economic sector. Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Marmion said that the intention was to place...
13th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Alaska senator urges Kerry to help make Canada mines safe

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A US senator from Alaska concerned about salmon fishing and tourism urged the State Department in a letter released on Monday to help ensure that Canadian metal mines are safe after a major spill of waste into waterways near the Alaska border....
12th August 2014
 
 
HEALTH

Aureus assures New Liberty project on track, says no Ebola impact

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Aim- and TSX-listed Aureus Mining on Friday confirmed that there had, to date, not been any reported or suspected cases of Ebola across its operations or anywhere near where the company operated. Aureus said construction at its New Liberty gold...
8th August 2014
 
 
PLATINUM

Union leader speaks on labour alignment at Royal Bafokeng Platinum Video Available

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NUM branch chair Papi Moteti The alignment of labour with company objectives at the black-owned and black-led Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) is proving mutually beneficial for mineworkers and management. National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) branch chairperson Papi Moteti,...
8th August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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