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Simandou bodes well for Cape Lambert project Restricted

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ASX-listed Cape Lambert Resources on Thursday noted that mining giant Rio Tinto’s development of the $20-billion Simandou iron-ore project, in Guinea, could offer an infrastructure solution for its own Sandenia project. Rio and its partners...
19th June 2014
 
 
IRON-ORE

Baosteel vows to move quickly on West Pilbara project Restricted

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Chinese steel major Baosteel has promised to quickly progress the West Pilbara iron-ore project, after takeover target Aquila on Wednesday recommended shareholders accept a joint takeover offer from Baosteel and freight major Aurizon Holdings....
19th June 2014
 
 
PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

WA details plans for deep-water Anketell port Restricted

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The Western Australian government on Wednesday revealed its master plan for the proposed Anketell port, detailing the plans for the multi-user and multi-commodity deep-water port. At full development, the Anketell port would have capacity of...
18th June 2014
 
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

India's miners sharply divided over iron-ore export tax Restricted

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The Indian mining industry is sharply divided on government policy on an export tax for iron-ore. A section of the industry has called on the government to reduce the 30% export tax on iron-ore, justifying it on the grounds that there is...
18th June 2014
 
 
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Creamer Media publishes Canadian Mining Roundup for June 2014 research report Restricted

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This month’s roundup includes details of TSX- and NYSE-listed Alderon Iron Ore’s receipt of Ministerial approval for three critical permits needed to start construction of its flagship Kami iron-ore project, in the Labrador Trough; junior...
18th June 2014
 
 
IRON-ORE

Indian iron pellet manufacturers want to liquidate waste dumps Restricted

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ndian iron-ore pellet manufacturers have sought government incentives to maximise the usage of low-grade iron-ore dumps to help mitigate the shortage of raw materials currently being experienced by steel producers. “The government should...
16th June 2014
 
 
ROYALTY HIKES

India to hike mineral royalty rates to meet demands of provinces Restricted

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India’s Mines Ministry has revived the process of increasing royalties on minerals, except for coal and lignite, which would lead to a 41% increase in revenues for mineral-bearing provinces. According to an official, the Mines Ministry has...
13th June 2014
 
 
FERROUS METALS – 1

Junior iron-ore miners finding it difficult to get project finance owing to price uncertainty Restricted

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The average amount of capital raised by junior miners in 2013 was $1.6-million, which indicates the struggle for survival that most juniors are facing
The current iron-ore price uncertainty is a significant challenge for junior miners trying to obtain finance for their projects in Africa, International Finance Corporation (IFC) mining investment division senior investment officer Sacha Backes...
13th June 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cleveland-Cliffs to buy coal-miner... Audio
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