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    POWER: Wartsila Modular Block solution to modernize power generation at Syama

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MALI  – Wartsila has announced the first order of its Wartsila Modular Block solution for power generation. Four Wartsila Modular Block enclosures with one Wartsila 32 engine each will provide 40 MW of energy to Resolute Mining’s Syama off-grid gold mine in

  • GOLD: Kinross signs debt financing for Tasiast

    December 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MAURITANIA – Kinross Gold has signed a loan agreement for up to US$300 million with the International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank group) and Export Development Canada with the additional participation of ING Bank and Societe Generale

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    Teranga buys Barrick’s Massawa project in Senegal

    December 12, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Barrick Gold is selling its 90% stake in the Massawa gold project in Senegal to Teranga Gold for US$300 million in cash, US$80 million worth of shares, and contingent payments linked to the gold price of up to US$50 million. The Massawa

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    DIAMONDS: Tomra sorter boosts Lucara’s exceptional finds

    November 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORWAY – Lucara Diamond Corp. owns the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana, one the foremost producers of very large, high quality Type IIA diamonds in excess of 10.8 carats. Historic recoveries include the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona – the

  • FORUM: Miners look for suppliers who can commit

    November 27, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    In an increasingly complex business environment, what do mining companies want from suppliers? It turns out, they’re looking for much more than just technology. At MSTA Canada’s two-day annual forum in Toronto this week, miners emphasized the desire for a

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe, Congolese authorities discuss Kamoa-Kakula project

    November 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Executives from Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines met with high ranking government officials in Kinshasa to provide updates on the development progress at the Kamoa-Kakula and Kipushi joint venture mining projects. In a press release, the miner

  • IRON ORE: High Power Exploration raises US$88 million

    November 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    VANCOUVER – Robert Friedland’s High Power Exploration has closed a US$88-million equity investment from an undisclosed U.S.-based institutional investor that will allow the privately held company to fast track development of its Nimba iron ore project in southeastern Guinea. The company says

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    POWER: Ballard to supply fuel cells for Anglo’s trucks

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian company Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order for fuel cell modules from Anglo American. The miner has ordered nine FCveloCity-HD 100-kW modules. Ballard says eight of the modules will power a retrofitted ultra-heavy duty haul

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    Banro calls again for force majeure in DRC

    November 18, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Unlike the recurring attacks by armed jihadists in Burkina Faso, the rebel groups that are making mining impossible for Banro Corp. in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are motivated more by commercial than religious reasons, CEO Brett Richards

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    GOLD: Iamgold study expands Essakane mine

    November 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – A feasibility study has found that increasing the carbon-in-leach (CIL) plant capacity and postponing the heap leach operation to the end of the mine life is more economical than operating both a heap leach and the CIL

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    ZINC-LEAD-SILVER: Trevali reports record quarterly zinc production

    November 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. released Q3 financial and operating results from its operations located in Canada, South America and Africa. Q3 zinc production came in at 106.8 million pounds payable, a new record for the company and a slight

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    DIAMONDS: Feasibility confirms strong case for Karowe underground

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – A new feasibility study shows that underground development at Lucara Diamond’s rich Karowe diamond mine in Botswana could double the mine life of the operation. Open pit mining at the operation is expected to last until mid-2025. For