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South Sudan delays gold production by a year due to conflict

South Sudan will delay the start of gold mining by a year from its planned date in 2016, a senior government official said on Thursday, due to fighting between rival political groups in the world's newest country. Andu Ezbon Adde, undersecretary...
31st July 2014
Company Announcement

Leading Energy recruiter Worldwide Recruitment Solutions appoint new Finance Director PDF Available

British company Worldwide Recruitment Solutions, specialist recruiters for the global Oil & Gas, Marine, Mining and Power sectors, have appointed a Finance Director to help direct the business as they plan to pass the £30m turnover mark in 2014....
7th July 2014

Explorers see more value for money in Latin America than Oz, Canada

Latin America was proving a more attractive destination for exploration investors, overtaking Australia and Canada in terms of dollars invested. SNL Metals and Mining told the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (Amec) Convention, in...
1st July 2014

TSX to delist Intrepid Mines’ stock

Dual-listed Intrepid Mines will lose its TSX listing early next month after the stock exchange concluded that the company did not meet the exchange’s ongoing listing requirements. The TSX's continued listings committee made a decision to delist...
5th June 2014
Company Announcement

Mining Women and their Gender-Inappropriate PPE: The Overall and Safety Belt PDF Available

The mining industry in South Africa, prior to 2007, can be labelled as a sector dominated by the masculine gender, whereby positions underground were only reserved for male workers, as women were perceived to not have the equal physical...
1st April 2014

Intrepid settles Tujuh Bukit dispute, to sell project rights

Dual-listed Intrepid Mines has signed a settlement regarding the ownership of the
19th February 2014

Intrepid to appeal ruling declaring Tujuk Bukit JV void

Dual-listed Intrepid Mines has vowed to appeal a decision handed down by the South Jakarta District Court, which ruled that the Tujuh Bukit joint venture (JV) was void, and handing a 70% interest in the project to IndoAust Mining and Paul Michael...
12th November 2013
Company Announcement

Dassault Systèmes Names Andrew Pyne Vice President Mining Along with Other Executive Appointments within its GEOVIA brand PDF Available

Dassault Systèmes announced today that three senior executives have been appointed to new roles at GEOVIA, formerly known as Gemcom Software prior to its acquisition in 2012. Andrew Pyne has assumed the newly created role of Vice President...
17th September 2013
Environmental Protection

New multigas detector for mining industry

To increase safety and to reduce harmful gas emissions in the mining industry, safety equipment manufacturer Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) Africa added the Altair 4X Mining gas detector to its Altair range of multigas detectors in June last year.
22nd March 2013
Mining Personality

Jianke Gao

Position: CEO Wesizwe Platinum since August 2011 Main activity of company: Mine development Date and place of birth: September 9, 1962, Henan Province, China Education: Bachelor of Mining, Professor Level Senior Engineer, Central-South Institute...
8th June 2012

California project gets green light – Golden Queen

Vancouver-based Golden Queen Mining has received approval for the company's Soledad gold/silver project in California from the Kern County Planning Commission, the firm reported on Friday. Shares in Golden Queen surged on the news, rising 28,42%,...
9th April 2010

GoldStone needs to raise funds to advance projects

After acquiring a number of prospective gold exploration projects during the past few months, Aim-listed GoldStone Resources has decided to now shift its focus to driving its exploration activities further, but would need to raise funds to advance...
30th November 2009
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