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McEwen appoints new finance chief, GM for Nevada

7th May 2019 Gold miner McEwen Mining has appointed Meri Verli as its CFO, replacing Andrew Elinesky, who left the company on Monday. Verli has held several management roles in the mining sector, including the CFO of PPX Mining, senior VP finance and treasury at Kirkland Lake Gold until and VP finance at... 

New Gold restarts Rainy River

6th May 2019 Intermediate gold miner New Gold has restarted milling operations at its Rainy River operation after a temporary shutdown to tackle excess water in the tailings management area (TMA). The mill was shut down on April 24 and was rest started late in the afternoon on Friday. 

Michigan judge upholds Back Forty permit – Aquila

6th May 2019 Project developer Aquila Resources on Monday announced that the state of Michigan had issued a final decision and order upholding the mining permit for its Back Forty zinc and gold project. The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and an individual owing property near the project site in 2017... 

Three new directors for Mountain Province

6th May 2019 Canadian diamond miner Mountain Province on Monday announced that former Peregrine Diamonds CEO Tom Peregoodoff and former Lucara Diamond Corp CEO William Lamb would join its board of directors following the annual general meeting (AGM) next month. Investment professional Brett Desmond, who is... 

Fortune confirms on site gold recovery from cobalt concentrates

6th May 2019 TSX-listed Fortune Minerals could potentially defer the construction of its downstream refinery, after recent tests have confirmed that it could achieve good gold recoveries from its cobalt and bismuth concentrates at the proposed Nico mine site. The company, which had to find a new site for its... 

Invitation to Manufacturer or Service Provider in the SA Mining Supply Chain

3rd May 2019 The SA Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) and The Mandela Mining Precinct (premium sponsor), in partnership with mining supply chain clusters invite black-owned Emerging Micro Enterprises (EMEs) to participate in the South African Mining Supply Chain Conference and Strategy Workshop on... 

Vast wraps up sale of Zim gold assets

3rd May 2019 Shareholders in Vast Resources on Tuesday approved the sale of the company’s Zimbabwe gold assets, including the Pickstone Peerless and Eureka mines. Shareholder approval was the final condition precedent to the sale of Aim-listed Vast's 50.01% interest in Ronquil Enterprises, through which it... 

When only the best is good enough

3rd May 2019 The Colliery Training College (CTC), an important centre for artisan and mining skills training in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, has been part of the coal mining industry since 1964. Prominent mining houses (Anglo American Thermal Coal, Exxaro, Glencore, Izimbiwa Coal, Kangra Coal and South32) own and... 

Hummingbird, Liberia govt sign MDA for Dugbe project

2nd May 2019 Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources and the Liberian government have signed a 25-year mineral development agreement (MDA) that paves the way for the development of Hummingbird's 4.2-million-ounce Dugbe gold project. The MDA has also been ratified by the Liberian Legislature, approved into law by the... 

Alphamin's Bisie nears final commissioning

2nd May 2019 Hot commissioning has started at TSX-V-listed Alphamin Resources' Bisie tin project, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.   Construction of the mine was completed in the first quarter of this year and wet commissioning was completed in the week of April 22. Hot commissioning involves feeding... 


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