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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

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    Silvercorp Poised to Leverage Success in China into Future Growth

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Silvercorp Metals (TSX: SVM; NYSE-American: SVM) is coming off a stellar 18 months wherein it generated significant shareholder value. The company has leveraged a strategic land position in China’s Ying high grade silver-lead-zinc district, alongside an innovative approach to underground, narrow vein

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    CONVEYORS: ThyssenKrupp to send gearless models to Oyu Tolgoi underground mine

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – One of the richest underground copper deposits in the world will soon be accessed with the help of high capacity gearless driven conveyors from ThyssenkKrupp. The industrial solutions business area has won a contract to supply a material

  • GOLD: Eldorado offers $590M for Integra

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Eldorado Gold and Integra Gold have struck a deal by which the former will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of the latter. The cash and shares arrangement values Integra at $590 million. Shareholders of Integra

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    TRUCKS: Terex haulers go the distance in Siberian coal mine

    May 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SIBERIA – Located in south western Siberia, Kemerovo Oblast – also known as Kuzbass after the Kuznetsk Basin – is one of Russia’s most important industrial regions. Infamous for its long and cold winters, where temperatures can plummet to -35°C,

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    NORTHERN MINER: Kazatomprom’s cuts and uranium’s rebound

    January 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    What a difference a month makes. After an absolutely desultory past few years for uranium oxide prices – which saw the spot price of yellowcake hit 11-year lows of only US$18 per lb in December 2016 – by Jan. 16

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    SAFETY: RCT’s smart technology increases mine safety and productivity in China

    August 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canadian-miner Eldorado Gold’s decision to deploy RCT’s smart technology at its White Mountain gold mine in northeastern China saw both the safety culture strengthen and mine productivity increase at the same time. Prior to implementing the new technology, White Mountain

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    GOLD: Lydian breaks ground at Amulsar project

    August 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARMENIA – Toronto’s Lydian International held a ground-breaking ceremony on Aug. 19 at its 100% owned Amulsar gold project. The activity was attended by about 100 guests, including Armenian politicians, representatives of the global banking community, ambassadors of the United