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Excellon Resources narrows Q2 loss as output rises

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Despite recording the lowest quarterly average silver price in several years, Mexico’s highest-grade silver producer Excellon Resources late Tuesday reported that it had managed to narrow its net loss for the three months ended June 30, as...
30th July 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Zinc and Zambia weigh on Vedanta's quarterly earnings

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Lower zinc production and a decline in Zambian copper output weighed on Vedanta Resources Plc's core quarterly earnings, sending the miner's shares down more than 3 %. Vedanta, controlled by one-time scrap metal dealer Anil Agarwal, ground out a...
30th July 2014
 
 
ZINC

India govt approves stake sale in Hindustan Zinc, BALCO

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India's new government has approved the sale of its residual stakes in Hindustan Zinc Ltd and Bharat Aluminium Co (BALCO), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. The government owns 29.5% of Hindustan Zinc and 49 percent of BALCO. Both the...
25th July 2014
 
 
Base metals & graphite

Junior miner’s optimism for Mozambique projects boosted

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Australian junior Metals of Africa (MTA) has reported encouraging results at both its Mozambican projects. These are the Montepuez Graphite project in Cabo Delgado province and the Rio Mazoe (including Changara) base metals project in Tete...
25th July 2014
 
 
Zinc

South American mining to reach 6.2% growth by 2017

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Brazil's mining industry contributes almost 40% of South America's total region revenue The South American mining industry will reach an estimated compound yearly growth rate of about 6.2% from 2012 to 2017, which will take the industry to a total value of $184.3-billion. Some of the world’s largest copper, bauxite, iron and nickel...
25th July 2014
 
 
DIVERSIFIED MINING

Teck Resources' profit falls as coal prices remain weak

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Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources reported a 44% drop in quarterly earnings, mainly due to "significantly" lower coal prices. Teck said coal prices fell to $111/t in the second quarter from $156/t a year earlier. The company said it sold...
24th July 2014
 
 
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Aquila Resources reports positive results for new Michigan project PEA

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Great Lakes-focused Aquila Resources on Wednesday reported the positive results of a new preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its flagship Back Forty gold/zinc project, in Michigan, US. Completed by consulting engineering firm Tetra Tech, the...
23rd July 2014
 
 
INDONESIA EXPORTS

Indonesia ships first metal concentrate since January halt

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Indonesia has resumed some exports of metal ore concentrates after two firms gained permits to ship iron-ore, zinc and lead, a mining ministry official said, the first shipments of their kind since the country changed its export rules in January....
18th July 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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