Canadian Mining Journal

Anglo American plc

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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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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 Editor

    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.

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    McEwen grows Los Azules copper count

    February 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – With 10 drill holes McEwen Mining has boosted the copper resource at its Los Azules project in Argentina by 20% compared to the last estimate just eight months ago, and the huge deposit remains open in every direction.

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    Anglo, Codelco reach agreement in copper clash

    August 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Following 10 months of mediation and looming courtroom drama, London-based major Anglo American and Chile’s state-owned copper miner Codelco have reportedly reached an agreement over the ownership rights of Anglo’s…

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    Tough conditions for rough diamonds

    July 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Anglo American reported diamond production fell in the second quarter ended June 30 by 11% to 7.2 million ct largely due to market conditions and a focus on planned maintenance and waste stripping while De Beers, in which Anglo American…