Canadian Mining Journal


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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…

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    GOLD: Centerra plans shuffle for Kumtor mine

    September 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KYRGYZSTAN – Centerra Gold of Toronto is working on a deal with the government of Kyrgyzstan concerning the Kumtor gold mine in that country. If completed as planned, Kyrgyzaltyn JSC (representing the government) would exchange its 32.7%…

  • ENVIRONMENT: BioteQ, Jiangxi Copper agree to build third water treatment plant

    August 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHINA – BioteQ Environmental Technologies has signed an agreement with joint venture partner Jiangxi Copper Company (JCC), the largest copper mining company in China, to build a water treatment plant at the Yinshan mine site. Yinshan is a…

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    Turquoise Hill sinks on Oyu Tolgoi delay

    July 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) plunged nearly 20% after the miner’s parent company Rio Tinto (LSX: RIO; NYSE: RIO) said it has halted underground work at the Oyu Tolgoi mine until the Mongolian parliament approves the…

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    IRON ORE: Black Iron picks up local partner for Ukraine projects

    July 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    UKRAINE – Black Iron of Vancouver and Metinvest BV, Ukraine’s largest mining and steel producer, have signed a deal to jointly develop Black Iron’s Shymanivske and Zelenivske iron ore projects in Kryvyi Rih. Metinvest will make an initial…

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    Rio repairs Bingham Canyon, ships first Oyu Tolgoi copper, expands Pilbara

    July 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – When a wall failure sent 150 million tonnes of rock and earth pouring into the massive pit at the Bingham Canyon mine in Utah in April, owner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RTP; LSE: RIO) said the event would reduce its copper output for…

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    COPPER: Oyu Tolgoi begins shipping concentrates to customers

    July 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONGOLIA – The Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi area has made its first shipment of copper concentrates to customers in China. A convoy carrying 600 tonnes of concentrate left the mine site on July 9, 2013. The remaining…

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    CSR: Teck, UNICEF launch partnership to save 150,000 children in India

    April 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DELHI, India – Teck Resources of Vancouver and UNICEF Canada have launched a $5-million, five-year program, the Zinc Alliance for Child Health (ACH), that will save more than 150,000 children’s lives in the country. The program will scale…

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    COAL: More Chinese miners killed in second blast at mine

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHINA – Just three days after a blast killed 28 Chinese coal miners, a second blast at the same mine killed six more. Eleven other miners were missing after the explosion in the mine near the city of Baishan in Jilin province.

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    New Amulsar resource as Lydian pushes towards production

    March 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Lydian International is on the move in Armenia as it advances its Amulsar gold project towards production.

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    Centerra continues to face challenges at Kumtor

    February 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The past year has been marked by significant operational and jurisdictional challenges for Toronto-based producer Centerra Gold at its flagship Kumtor gold mine 350 km southeast of Bishkek in the Kyrgyz Republic.