Canadian Mining Journal

Anglo American plc

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Anglo commits to ambitious global strategy

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Today Anglo American launched a new and innovative sustainability strategy. Three major areas – the environment, community development, and greater trust and transparency across the industry – are to be addressed between now and 2030. CEO Mark

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    Cutifani strives for ‘new’ Anglo American after tough 2015

    February 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a video message to shareholders, Anglo American (US-OTC: AAUK; LSE: AAL) CEO Mark Cutifani said the company will dispose of an additional US$3-$4 billion in assets this year after posting a net loss of US$5.5 billion in 2015. Underlying earnings before

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    Optimism remains for investment in Northwest Territories

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Northwest Territories, which has led Canada in diamond and tungsten production, became a single commodity producer in late 2015 after North American Tungsten (CVE: NTC) closed its Cantung Mine, 300 km from Watson Lake, YT, due to

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    CUTS: Anglo American slashes workforce by 85,000

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – In a move that will be felt across six of the world’s seven continents, Anglo American announced yesterday that it is eliminating 85,000 jobs or two-thirds of its workforce. It is also suspending its dividend, reducing the

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    Miners adapt to lower coal prices

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Thermal coal prices recently touched a five-and-a-half year low of US$62.25 per tonne and the market has seen several mining companies announce plans to sell coal assets or take on partners to weather the downturn.

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    De Beers the jewel of Anglo American as iron ore heads lower

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As other diversified mining giants have in recent years had second thoughts about diamonds, Anglo American (USOTC: AAUKY; LSE: AAL) never appeared in doubt about its interest in De Beers – the world’s largest diamond miner by value.

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    COAL: Anglo puts Peace River on care and maintenance

    September 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Anglo American announced on Sept. 11 from Vancouver that it is putting its Peace River metallurgical coal operation on care and maintenance. Operations at the Trend mine will cease at the end of 2014.

  • ENVIRONMENT: GE technology removes selenium from coal mining wastewater

    April 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TREVOSE, Pennsylvania – Anglo American has selected GE’s Advanced Biological Metals removal process (ABMet) technology to remove nitrate and selenium from wastewater discharge at its Peace River Coal Trend mine in Tumbler Ridge, BC….

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    SEG conference explores the future of geoscience

    October 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    WHISTLER, B.C. — An emerging trend amongst analysts and participants in the mining industry has been the need to explore and develop with greater efficacy; to make geologically economic discoveries at a lower cost, and advance those…

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    WILDLIFE: Anglo American writes cheque for more than $2.5M to protect caribou

    September 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – On Sept. 18 the CFO of Anglo American’s metallurgical coal business, Brent Waldron, presented a cheque for $2.566 million the BC minister of forests, lands and natural resource operations, Hon. Steve Thomson, to support…

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    COPPER-GOLD: Anglo pulls out of Pebble project

    September 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ALASKA – Anglo American plc of London, UK, is pulling out of the Pebble copper-gold project 300 km from Anchorage. The Pebble Limited Partnership created in 2007 to develop the property now becomes 100% owned by Northern Dynasty Minerals…

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    COAL: Sod turned for Trend-Roman project

    August 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Initial work has begun on the expansion of Anglo American’s Trend coal mine near Tumbler Ridge. The open pit expansion, dubbed “Roman”, will extend the life of the existing Trend operation by 16 years.