Canadian Mining Journal

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd

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    GOLD & COPPER: Zijin buys into Barrick’s Porgera and Ivanhoe’s Kamoa

    May 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA and DRC – Integrated Chinese metal producer Zijin Mining Group is buying into a pair of projects in far-flung corners of the world. First, it has agreed to buy half of Toronto-based Barrick Gold’s Porgera gold mine in…

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    China’s Zijin Mining takes 9.9% stake in Ivanhoe

    March 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fresh on the heels of its 2015 Thayer Lindsley award win for the discovery of the Kamoa copper deposit in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) has reeled in Zijin Mining as a strategic investor.

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    PGM-NICKEL-COPPER: Ivanhoe basks in glow of positive PFS for Platreef

    January 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – Executives at Vancouver’s Ivanhoe Mines welcomed the positive pre-feasibility study for its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper project in Limpopo state. The study examined the first phase of development of a 4.0 million t/y…

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe receives approval for Platreef mine

    November 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – The South African department of mineral resources has given the final approval to development of the Platreef platinum group project in the heart of the Bushveld Complex. The project lies 280 km northeast of Johannesburg…

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    Ivanhoe says majority of locals support Platreef

    October 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) eventually starts cranking out an estimated 785,000 ounces of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold from at its Platreef project in South Africa, the underground operation 280 km northeast of Johannesburg will be…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Boxxer Gold, Ivanhoe Mines, Mediterranean Resources, Mirasol, Noront, and Probe Mines

    May 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Calgary-based Boxxer Gold Corp. has named Jason Riley president and CEO. Elmer B. Stewart has accepted the position of interim COO.

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    Inova’s board recommends accepting Chinese takeover bid

    October 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Inova Resources (TSXV: IVA; ASX: IVA), the Australian exploration arm of Ivanhoe Mines that listed publicly in 2008 and is still majority-owned by Ivanhoe successor Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ), looks set to…

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe to raise $100M+ for two projects in DRC

    September 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Under the leadership of executive chairman Robert Friedland, Ivanhoe Mines (formerly Ivanplats) of Vancouver has arranged a non-brokered, private placement that will raise $100 million or more. The company…

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    South Africa searches for balance in mineral development

    May 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — It has been a tumultuous year for the mining industry in South Africa, as volatile platinum markets and sociopolitical turmoil highlight the question of just what the nation’s government can do going forward to balance the…

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    Ivanplats doubles world-class copper resource at Kamoa

    January 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Robert Friedland’s latest Vancouver-based venture looks to be following a familiar template. On Jan. 17 Ivanplats released an updated resource on its Kamoa discovery in Central Africa that boosted the project’s resources by…