Canadian Mining Journal


AngloGold Ashanti Limited


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    COVID-19: South African mines to suspend operations for 21 days

    March 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    On Monday evening, South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown as of midnight on Mar. 26 to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, companies operating mines in the country, such as Anglo American,

  • AngloGold Ashanti sells South African assets to Harmony Gold

    February 13, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    AngloGold Ashanti is selling its assets in South Africa to Harmony Gold in a deal worth about US$300 million. Harmony Gold has nine underground operations in the country’s Witswatersrand Basin and an open-pit mine on the Kraaipan Greenstone Belt. AngloGold said it decided

  • GOLD: Updated PEA improves Gramalote economics

    January 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – B2Gold has released an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Gramalote joint venture project, 120 km northeast of Medellin. The study shows improved economics and a lower price tag compared to a previous PEA completed in 2014.

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    GOLD: Talisker plans systematic approach at Spences Bridge

    January 15, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Talisker Resources was only listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange last April, but the junior holds more than 70% of the up-and-coming Spences Bridge belt in southwestern B.C. Talisker is a spinout of South America-focused explorer Sable Resources, which staked

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    GOLD: Iamgold to sell its interest in Sadiola to Allied Gold

    December 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MALI – Canadian gold producer Iamgold has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its 41% interest in the Sadiola joint venture to Australian-based Allied Gold for total consideration of up to US$52.5 million in cash. Under

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    SILICON: AngloGold maintains 100% earn-in option on Silicon project

    May 30, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – AngloGold Ashanti paid Renaissance Gold $300,000 to maintain its 100% earn-in option on the Silicon project in this state. If Anglo completes the payments and exercises the purchase option, RenGold would retain a 1% net smelter return royalty

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    AngloGold terminates JV with Equinox

    August 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) has terminated the earn-in joint venture at Equinox Gold’s (TSXV: EQX; US-OTC: EQXGF) Aurizona gold mine project in northeastern Brazil. Equinox now has a 100% interest in the project. AngloGold spent US$9 million on exploration activities at Aurizona

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    MINING PEOPLE: AngloGold, Copper Mountain, and Suncor

    July 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kelvin Dushnisky will become the CEO and an executive director of AngloGold Ashanti in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sept. 1, 2018. He is currently president of Toronto-based Barrick Gold. Vancouver-based Copper Mountain Mining Corp. has made two appointments recently. Lance

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    Barrick president Kelvin Dushnisky to join AngloGold Ashanti as CEO

    July 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) president Kelvin Dushnisky is leaving the company at the end of August to join AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) as CEO. Dushnisky joined Barrick in 2002 and held a range of progressively senior positions at the company before

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    GOLD: WGC rates Top 10 gold miners

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The World Gold Council has perused the numbers and determined that primary gold production his another record level in 2017. Output totaled roughly 105 million oz., up 17 million oz. from the previous year. Nearly 30% of

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    THE FUTURE: New Canadian research offers step change to global mining

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Although supported by the world’s largest miners and with 10 years of success under its belt, the COSMO-Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory of McGill University in this city is not a familiar name to most industry followers. The lab

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    Newmont bulks up US presence via Colorado acquisition

    June 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — U.S.-based Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) has been on the lookout for low cost gold mines in favourable jurisdictions, and there likely isn’t a friendlier place for the company than its home state of Colorado. On…