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    Avala outlines preliminary open pit mine plan at Timok

    June 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    explored jurisdiction for copper porphyry targets, though for junior Avala Resources (TSXV: AVZ; US-OTC: AVNMF) the story is all about gold. On June 20 the company released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Timok sediment hosted…

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    GOLD: Centerra receives Kumtor approval

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – Centerra Gold of Toronto in finally in receipt of the 2014 Kumtor mine plan approvals from the relevant government agencies.

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    Goro suspension pushes nickel price to two-year high

    May 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – With nickel prices already up almost 40% in 2014, a suspension at Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) Goro mine in New Caledonia has pushed the price of the steelmaking component to a two-year high.

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    Mongolian gov’t looks to end dispute with miners

    May 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Reports have began to surface that ongoing discussions within the Mongolian parliament may end a stalemate amongst international mining companies and the central government.

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    Rio Tinto struggles with iron ore, Oyu Tolgoi in first quarter

    April 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Despite setting a variety of production records during the first quarter, major Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LON: RIO) is not off to the best start to 2014. The company struggled with weather issues at its iron ore operations in…

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    REVIEW: Bre-X – Dead Man’s Story

    April 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    You don’t have to be an industry insider to remember the story of Bre-X – the 200 million oz of gold in the jungles of Borneo that disappeared overnight. The story of the company’s rollercoaster ride – propelled by enormous greed…

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    STEEL: New plant to use nickel sulphide conc in making stainless steel

    March 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHINA – Tsingshan Holding Group is building the world’s first integrated nickel pig iron plant to use nickel sulphide concentrate as part of the stainless steelmaking process. According to information supplied by Toronto’s Royal Nickel…

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    Centerra posts strong Q4, unveils Oksut PEA

    February 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Producer Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) has been making headlines due to its negotiation with the Kyrgyzstani government over the ownership structure at its flagship Kumtor gold mine 350 km due southeast of the capital Bishkek, but…

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    Centerra steps closer to restructuring Kumtor’s ownership

    February 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) says Kyrgyzstan’s parliament has passed a resolution that appears to support the new ownership structure for the country’s largest gold mine, despite several “materially inconsistent”…

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    GOLD: Centerra beats 2013 guidance, lowers outlook for 2014

    January 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Centerra Gold said its Kumtor and Boroo mines produced a total of 690,720 oz of gold in 2013. The Kumtor mine in the Kyrgyz Republic produced the lion’s share – 600,402 oz – and the Boroo mine in Mongolia contributed…

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill makes $2.4B rights offering

    November 26, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Turquoise Hill Resources has filed the final prospectus in the relevant jurisdictions for a US$2.4 billion rights offering. The net proceeds will repay the outstanding amounts of the company’s interim funding facility and its…

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    Continued Oyu Tolgoi delays force Turquoise Hill into $2.4B rights offering

    November 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Four unresolved issues mean Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ) and the Mongolian government will have to spend more time at the negotiating table before work on the underground expansion at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine can…