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  • Centerra rebuffs Chaarat’s $800M offer for Kumtor mine

    May 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Before Chaarat Gold (LON: CGH) launched an US$800-million, cash-and-share proposal to acquire Centerra Gold’s (TSX: CG) Kumtor mine in Kyrgyzstan, very few North Americans had even heard of the junior mining company. But what Chaarat lacks in visibility on this side of the

  • MINE CLOSURE: Checklist for governments in Asia-Pacific

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SINGAPORE – A new report titled Mine Closure Checklist for Governments has just been released to provide policy makers in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation region with the essential elements of a successful mine closure governance framework based on leading international

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

  • EDITORIAL: Glimmers of hope for uranium miners

    March 29, 2018 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    It’s been an eventful past couple of weeks in the uranium subsector, even if the spot price for uranium oxide has shown little positive response. In the U.S., the Trump administration’s Department of Energy (DOE) has suspended sales from its

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill reaches shaft sinking milestone

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources says it has reached a significant development milestone at its Oyu Tolgoi underground copper-gold mine in the South Gobi region – The No.5 ventilation shaft has been sunk to its final depth of 1,178

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill to lift force majeure at Oyu Tolgoi

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver announced that effective March 1, 2018, that the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine will lift its force majeure notice. Turquoise Hill declared force majeure on Jan. 17, 2018, as protestors blocked the main access

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    MIRARCO linking the world to Canadian mining

    February 1, 2018 by Vic Pakalnis

    MIRARCO reports on the China Canada Centre for Deep Mining Innovation

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    China ‘tweaks’ nickel import taxes to favour electric vehicles, Wood Mackenzie says

    January 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In mid-December, China made adjustments to import taxes on some nickel products that favour the production of electric vehicles. Starting from Jan. 1, the import tax on nickel sulphate — a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries — was slashed to

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    COPPER-GOLD: Second shaft ready to fit at Oyu Tolgoi

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources says it had reached a milestone at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine as the second shaft has reached its planned depth of 1,284 metres. It will be fitted out through this year. The No.2

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    VIRTUAL REALITY: Worksite VR training at Oyu Tolgoi mine

    January 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Immersive Technologies developed a series of WorksiteVR Quest virtual reality scenarios designed to facilitate a blended learning model in conjunction with eLearning and practical activities. Mine site inductions are necessary however often dry, boring, and forgettable. Mining operations are now

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    Japan Gold granted prospecting and drilling rights at Ikutahara

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Japan Gold (TSXV: JG) has become the first foreign company to be granted prospecting rights and a drilling permit by Japan’s Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry for the Akebono prospect at its 100% owned Ikutahara gold project in Hokkaido in

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    GOLD: Centerra reaches settlement with Kyrgyz government

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – Centerra Gold of Toronto, its subsidiaries (Kumtor Gold Company and Kumtor Operating Company), and the government of this Asian nation have reached a settlement following long standing disputes between the two concerning Centerra’s Kumtor gold mine. The