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CRG reports strong production for first four months of 2013

By: Idéle Esterhuizen LSE- and JSE-listed gold miner Central Rand Gold (CRG) on Friday reported total mining production of 83 597 t for the first four months of the year, against a target of 83 604 t. The overall mined grade was 3.25 g/t, marginally lower than 3.92 g/t in 2012. CRG noted, however, that the drop in... 

Production at Tshipi Borwa mine to start in November

By: Leandi Kolver First manganese is expected to be mined in November at manganese miner Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining’s new openpit Tshipi Borwa mine, near Kathu in the Northern Cape, Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining CEO Finn Behnken tells Mining Weekly. The Tshipi Borwa mine has been designed to produce... 

CRG reports 70% rise in Q1 production

By: Idéle Esterhuizen Johannesburg- and London-listed Central Rand Gold (CRG) reported a 70% rise in its production for the first quarter of 2012 to 4 777 oz, with 3 051 oz having been produced by its own operating plant. CRG stated on Tuesday that the ore processing plant continued to perform above expectations,... 

Sylvania books profit, reports progress at tailings operations

By: Henry Lazenby ASX- and Aim-listed Sylvania Platinum on Wednesday reported a profit of $447 207 for the six months ended December 31, compared with a loss of $2.46-million for the same period in 2010. Revenue was up by 21% to $23.65-million, compared with the $19.5-million achieved in the first half of 2010.... 

Goro mine, New Caledonia.

By: Celest Smith A Vale Inco-controlled mine situated in New Caledonia. 

Rio Tinto awards $1,3bn Hope Downs 4 EPCM contract

By: Esmarie Swanepoel Diversified resources group Rio Tinto has awarded a $1,3-billion engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract to Texas-based engineering firm KBR for the Hope Downs 4 iron-ore mine, in Western Australia. Construction on the 15-million-ton a year mine is scheduled to begin... 

Arctic Circle opencast iron-ore mine reopens in Norway

The Sydvaranger opencast iron-ore mine, at the northern tip of Norway, 400 km north of the Arctic Circle, was reopened after 14 years out of service. This is the first new iron-ore mining operation to be launched in Europe in the twenty-first century, reports earthmoving, mining and construction... 

SRK’s China unit retailed to offer 
iron-ore operation advisory services

By: Jonathan Faurie With visible signs of a global economic and commodity revival, renewed focus will be placed on commodities that are key to fast-tracking infrastructure projects significantly affected by the global economic crisis. 

Caylloma mine, Peru

By: Celest Smith An underground mine, situated in Peru 

Caylloma mine, Peru

By: Celest Smith An underground mine, situated in Peru 


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