Canadian Mining Journal


Glencore plc


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    Investors send Xstrata execs packing at first Glencore Xstrata AGM

    May 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The merged Glencore Xstrata PLC (GLEN-L) was supposed to bear a board with directors from both predecessor companies, part of the attempt to portray the deal as a merger of equals instead of a takeover of Xstrata.

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    ZINC-COPPER: Production begins at Bracemac-McLeod

    May 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Production has begun at the Bracemac-McLeod base metal mine near Matagami at an average rate of 3,000 t/d. The mine is a joint venture of Donner Metals (35%) of Vancouver and Glencore Xstrata (65% and operator).

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    Glencore Xstrata boosts Hackett River; looks to get lean

    May 13, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The recently merged Glencore Xstrata (GLEN-LSE) plans to have a leaner corporate structure but its first resource estimate shows it will still be hefty in terms of minerals in the ground. And while the new company will be predominantly guided…

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    Glencore Xstrata to focus on fiscal discipline, portfolio

    May 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — It was not always a smooth transition, but roughly 12 months after the announcement Glencore International has solidified a US$29-billion takeover bid for Xstrata, with the merged company trading as Glencore Xstrata (GLEN-L)…

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    MERGER: GlencoreXstrata new name in minerals

    May 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SWITZERLAND – The US$30-billion, all-share takeover of Xstrata plc by Glencore International is compete, and the company businesses will go forward under the GlencoreXstrata plc banner. The merger was a year in the making as so many…

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    CLOSURE: Brunswick mine closes on a high note

    April 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – After 49 years of operation, Xstrata Zinc’s Brunswick mine closed on April 30, 2013. Located 30 km southwest of the city of Bathurst, it was one of the world’s largest underground zinc-lead mines, providing 700 direct jobs.

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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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    COPPER: Xstrata says Las Bambas to cost $5.2B

    January 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERU – Xstrata Copper says it is prepared to spend US$5.2 billion on the Las Bambas copper project in southern Peru.

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    COPPER: Xstrata’s Antapaccay ships first copper concentrate

    November 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERU – Xstrata Copper’s Antapaccay copper mine in southern Peru began production of commercial grade copper in concentrates at the beginning of November and has delivered its first shipment to Matarani Port. Commissioning continues as the…

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    MAC focuses on transparency, free trade

    September 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — For Mining Association of Canada (MAC) president and CEO Pierre Gratton, the future of the nation’s mining industry lies in clear cut regulatory reform and the cultivation of global free trade arrangements geared towards…

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    BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: Stratabound permitting Captain North

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Stratabound Minerals of Calgary is pressing forward with permitting its Captain North Extension (CNE) zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold deposit for production. The property is near Bathurst, and the ore will be custom milled at…

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    Puma hunts high-grade silver in New Brunswick

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — In late February the Fraser Institute published a survey that labelled New Brunswick the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration, and that sounds about right to Puma Exploration. The Quebec-based explorer…