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RARE EARTHS

Molycorp warns market of possible negative Q3 cash flow, shares dive

US-based rare-earth elements producer Molycorp on Tuesday warned that its expected third-quarter cash-flow requirements might be insufficient to meet its capital expansion and operating expenditures at its flagship Mountain Pass mine, in...
15th October 2013
 
PLATINUM

Friedland talks up platinum, the creation of a ‘Platinum Valley’ in Limpopo

Robert Friedland Outspoken financier and mining guru Robert Friedland is poised to make history in South Africa, as he envisions the creation of a ‘Platinum Valley’ in the platinum-rich Limpopo province that would be synonymous to hydrogen fuel cell...
11th October 2013
 
GOLD

Waste-stripping programme pays off as Atna Resources lifts Q3 output

A waste stripping programme at TSX-listed Atna Resources’ Briggs mine, in California, has enabled the company to lift third-quarter gold output 45% over the previous quarter. The company on Thursday reported gold recovery for the three months...
10th October 2013
 
RARE EARTHS

Molycorp shares jump as it completes chloralkali plant

The NYSE-listed shares of North American rare earths producer Molycorp jumped 13%on Wednesday morning after the company announced that construction of its chloralkali plant at its flagship Mountain Pass operation, in California, is complete. The...
2nd October 2013
 
RARE EARTHS

Rare earths producers on the up as China is likely to buy next month

The stocks of North American rare-earth elements companies rose on Tuesday on overnight news that China was indeed likely to start buying billions of yuan rare earth minerals next month to bolster its strategic reserves. Around noon, the...
24th September 2013
 
GeoForum 2013

Company Announcement: GeoForum, Africa’s premier geological exchange takes place at the Turbine Hall in Newtown PDF Available

This conference provides a platform for those involved in the geosciences to interact and share information on commodity explorations, developments in current mineral deposits and gain additional insight in Geoscience techniques from both academic...
24th June 2013
 
M&A

Freeport-McMoRan completes three-way business combination

US miner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold on Monday said it had completed the final step of its $19-billion takeover of both Plains Exploration & Production (PXP), which closed on Friday and McMoRan Exploration (MMR), which closed on Monday....
3rd June 2013
 
RARE EARTHS

Alternative rare earths remain elusive three years after curbs

Following the global economic downturn of 2008/9 and a series of events and press reports in 2010 that coined what some referred to as the “rare-earths crisis”, there has been a glut of new rare earths projects starting out, yet few have...
17th May 2013
 
RARE EARTHS

Critical alternative rare earths sources remain elusive well after 2010 curbs

Following the global economic downturn of 2008/09 and a series of events and press reports in 2010 that coined what some referred to as the “rare-earth crisis,” there has been a glut of new rare earths projects starting out, yet few have...
17th May 2013
 
LAWSUIT DISMISSED

Arizona Superior Court dismisses environmental lawsuit

Toronto-listed Curis Resources on Friday said the Maricopa County Superior Court, in Arizona, had dismissed a lawsuit brought against Curis and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), challenging the validity of regulations...
19th April 2013
 
MINING EQUIPMENT

World’s largest Caterpillar dealer turns 80

This year Canadian mining equipment merchant and the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer Finning International celebrates its eightieth anniversary. On January 4, 1933, Earl B Finning used his experience in selling heavy equipment to become...
23rd January 2013
 
Digging Deep - Jade Davenport

Gold in the Land Down Under

At the very height of the Californian Gold Rush it is estimated that of the 300,000 fortune hunters that flocked to the west coast of North America about one percent came from the British colony of New South Wales. Among such adventurers was a man...
18th January 2013
 
 
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