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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

  • MERGER: Centerra, Thompson Creek to unite in $1.1B deal

    July 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO and DENVER – Centerra Gold and Thompson Creek Metals Company have struck a friendly deal for Centerra to acquire all of the shares of Thompson Creek in an arrangement worth US$1.1 billion. Thompson Creek shares will be exchanged on

  • MERGER: Southern Arc, Sky Ridge create new explorer in Japan

    July 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Vancouver-based Southern Arc Mineral has signed a letter of intent to sell its wholly owned subsidiary, Southern Arc Minerals Japan, to Sky Ridge Resources of Vancouver. A new company, Japan Gold Corp., will be launched to pursue 80

  • Newmont exits Indonesia with US$1.3B asset sale

    July 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) indicated earlier this year that it was in talks to divest its Indonesian business unit to a consortium of local investors, and on June 30 it hammered out a US$1.3-billion deal with PT Amman Mineral Internasional

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    BASE METALS: Nautilus upgrades 43-101 for CCZ resource

    July 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PACIFIC OCEAN – Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals has upgraded the 43-101 estimate for its Clarion-Clipperton zone project under the direction of its subsidiary, Tonga Offshore Mining Ltd. CCZ is a large deposit of polymetallic nodules in the tropical north Pacific at

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    Kincora eyes massive land position in Mongolia’s South Gobi

    June 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Kincora Copper (TSXV: KCC; US-OTC: BZDLF) hopes that a renewed sense of political stability in Mongolia will reinvigorate investor interest, and it recently doubled down on the country with a deal that gives it one of the largest land positions

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    GOLD: Canadians own half of world’s 10 largest gold mines

    June 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The list of the world’s 10 largest gold mines is making the rounds. In 2015 they produced almost 10.6 million oz of the yellow metal or 329.6 tonnes of it (if imaging 330 tonnes of anything is possible). That was